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Pine Grove Cemetery

Westville, Franklin County, New York
DIRECTIONS: This cemetery is located on the south side of the road between Westville Center and Constable (Route 122), about 1.5 miles from Route 37.

COORDINATES: N 44° 55.998'   W 074° 21.826'

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BARTON
Jerome BARTON   Died Aug. 23, 1877   Aged 66 Y'rs. & 5 Mos.
Although he sleeps his memory doth live
And cheering comfort to his mourners give
He followed virtue as his truest guide
And was a Christain (sic) as a Christian died.
(NOTE: This stone is broken into two pieces.)

BUELL
Mary CAVILIE   Wife of Wm. BUELL   1778 - 1813   (NOTE: Wolfe records this surname as CAVILLE / CAVILIE / GAVILIE, Coleman records the surname as GAVILIA, while McLellan & Avery record the surname as CAVILLE. After examining the digital photgraph, I am certain the name should read CAVILIE.)  

CHAMBERLAIN
Capt. Thomas CHAMBERLAIN   Died Nov. 18, 1838   AE 70 yrs.

COGGIN
Samuel COGGIN   Died Mar. 10, 1875   In His 80th Year   (NOTE: For his death notice, see the Malone Palladium, Malone, New York dated 18 / 25 March 1875.)

COGGIN
Sacred to the Memory of    Lydia,   Wife of Samuel COGGIN,   who died Nov. 9th, 1837,   aged 37 years 1 month & 21 days.
To the regions of glory
The spirit is fled,
And left this poor body
Inactive and dead.
With angelic arm_es
In glory to blaze,
On Jesus' beauties
Forever to gaze.  

COGGIN
Our Mother   Laura BRIGGS   Wife of Samuel COGGIN   Died Sept. 14, 1887   AE 75 Y'rs.
Sweet rest in Heaven.  

COGGIN
Benjm. Oscar   Son of San'l & Lydia COGGIN    Died May 27, 1842   In his 15th yr.

COGGIN
G. W.  COGGIN   Died Mar. 21, 1879   AE 33 Y'rs.
For where your treasure is there
will your heart be also.

CONSTANTINE
Warren CONSTANTINE   Died Dec. 22, 1891   AE 60 Yrs.
On the side:
Marie H.   Wife of Warren CONSTANTINE   Died Dec. 24, 1891   AE 59 Yrs.
Mary   Dau. of W. & M. Constantine   Died July 10, 1888   AE 14 Yrs.
On the side:
Polley   Wife of James Constantine   Died Feb. 17, 1886    AE 77 Yrs.

CUMMINGS
R. S.   Died May 26, 1883   AE 60 Y'rs.   98 Reg. Co. E.   At Rest

CUMMINGS
Gone Home   Alzina   Wife of Reuben S. CUMMINGS  Died May 10, 1879   AE 53 Y'rs. 6 Mos. & 10 Days.      (NOTE: This stone is next to the stone for R. S. CUMMINGS.)

CUMMINS
Moses C.   Died Aug. 7, 1845   (NOTE: Coleman wrote: "stone worn and broken, rest gone.")

DILLEY
Anna A. DILLEY    Born Mar. 6, 1857   Died June 22, 1860
Gone to the better land
far far away.

DUSTIN
Ransom W.   1920 - 2000
Corlis WARREN   1925 - 1979
Married June 5, 1941
Military Footstone:
RANSOM W. DUSTIN
CPL US ARMY AIR FORCES
WORLD WAR II
JUN 14, 1920 - JUL 28, 2000
Footstone:
Dolores Ann DUSTIN   Infant   January 24, 1950

ERWIN
Gen. David ERWIN   Died Dec. 9, 1831   in his 75 yr. (NOTE: Coleman wrote: "General Erwin was born in Newark N.J. May 18, 1758. He died in Westville, N.Y. He served in the Rev. War. His wife was Catherine MUNSON." Wolfe added that the source of this information was D.A.R. records.)
Catharine   Wife of Gen. David ERWIN   Died June 10, 1840   in her 79 year.

ERWIN
In Memory ofSarah, Consort of Moses M. ERWIN, who died Sept. 18th A.D. 1821   Aged 33 years & 29 days
Naked as from the earth we came
And crept to life at first:
We to the earth return again,
And mingle with the dust.

ERWIN
Allen J.   Son of P.A. & Jane ERWIN  Died Nov. 15, 1861   AE 32 yrs. & 9 mos.

FARMER
Father   Oliver   Died April 25, 1886   AE 65 Y'rs. 11 M's. 16 D's.   Co. G 142nd N.Y.S. Vol.

FARMER
Mother   Samantha   Wife of Oliver FARMER   Died Nov. 4, 1878   AE 51 Y'rs. 4 M's. 8 D's.

FARMER
Noyes FARMER   Died Jan. 11, 1881   AE 21 yrs.  
No longer mourn a dear loved brother
Angel's shall watch the dust where he lays.
To rest by the side of his fondly loved mother
Who for his welfare so often has prayed.

GRIFFIN
George W.   Co. D. 142 Reg. N.Y.Vol.   1819 - 1898
Anna   His Wife   1823 - 1906

GRIFFIN
George W. Jr.   1845 - 1928   Priv. Co. F. 16 Reg. N.Y. Vol. Cav.
Anna B. SHERWIN   His Wife   1847 - 1873
Catherine McGRATH   His Wife   1854 - 1933
Separate stone in the same lot:
Anna B. SHERWIN   Wife of Geo. W. GRIFFIN Jr.   Died July 15, 1873   AE 26 Y'rs.
Separate stone in the same lot:
Catherine McGRATH GRIFFIN   1854 - 1933

GRIFFIN
James J. GRIFFIN   1852 - 1926
Olive M.   Wife of James J. GRIFFIN   Died Dec. 11, 1904    AE 45 Y'rs.
On the side:
Their Children:
Willie S.   Died Feb. 5, 1885   AE 3 Y'rs.
Nora E.   Died Mar. 22, 1895   AE 2 Y'rs.
Luella   Died Mar. 22, 1898   AE 2 Y'rs.
(NOTE: These children are not listed in Coleman's or McLellan's transcriptions.)
Separate stone in the same lot:
Henry   1872 - 1872
Eugene   1873 - 1874
Alvey E.   1875 - 1876
Mary Ann   1877 - 1879
Footstones: Mother, Nora E., Willie S., Luella

GRIFFIN
Sidney J.   1875 - 1955
Hulda E.   1878 - 1916

GRIFFIN
Frank   1884 - 1950
Margaret W.   His Wife   1891 - 1970

HOLLAND
Dafnal   Daughter of G. & R. HOLLAND   died Nov. 27, 1840   AE 7 Weeks.

HUTCHINS
Guy E.   died March 4, 1882   AE 1 Mo. 3 Ds.
Blanche L.   died Aug. 28, 1885   AE 1 Yr. 3 Ms. 19 Ds.
Children of E. A. & Elvira HUTCHINS

HYDE
Latham Hyde   Died Sept. 5, 1844  Aged 65 years 5 mos. & 5 days   (NOTE: Coleman wrote: "marking of year of death very indistinct." Avery recorded the first name as Latham and McLellan recorded it as William. After chalking the stone, I am certain the name should be Latham.)

HYDE
Hulda H.   Wife of Latham Hyde   Died Dec. 26, 1859    AE 75 Y's.   She has gone though not forgotten.

HYDE
He rests from his labours   Asa E. HYDE   Died Apr. 26, 1881    AE 63 Y'rs. & 8 Dys.

HYDE
She rests from her labours   Wealtha MARTIN   Wife of Asa E. HYDE   Died Feb. 18, 1900     AE 83 Y'rs. 10 M's.  

HYDE
Sarah A.  daughter of Asa E. & Wealtha HYDE    Died Aug. 11, 1885     AE 5 yrs. & 11 mos.
Sleep dear Child forever rest
God called thee home He thought ...
(NOTE: The rest of the inscription is buried too deep to read.)

HYDE
Helen J.   Daughter of Asa E. & Wealthy (sic) HYDE    Died Aug. 18, 1860     AE 3 yrs. & 10 mos.

HYDE
Mary J.    Daughter of H. & A. HYDE   Died July 6, 1860     AE 16 ys. 5 ms. & 16 ds.
The blooming youth is snatch-
ed away.

HYDE
William A.   son of A. & M. HYDE   died Aug. 11, 1860    AE 13 y. 4 m. 12 dys.

HYDE
Louisa T.   daut. of A. & M. HYDE    died July 16, 1862    AE 9 yrs.

MAN
Buel H. MAN   Died Aug. 30, 1886   AE 82 Y'rs. 13 D'ys.

MAN
In Memory of Polly, wife of Buel H. MAN, died June 9, 1833 Aged 30 years.
Leaving to mourn their loss, her
husband and two children.

MAN
Louisa   2nd wife of Buel H. MAN   Died Sept. 24, 1878   AE 67 Yrs. 6 Mos. & 17 Dys.

MAN
Helen K.   Daughter of Buel H. and Louisa MAN   Wife of William MAN   Died June 7, 1903

MAN
Celestine L. MAN   Wife of WM. MAN   1852 - 1926

MAN
Gen. Alric MAN   Died Mar. 11, 1849   In His 77th Year.

MAN
Orra J.   Dau. of Harriet & Alric MAN   Born Sept. 19, 1849   Died Sept. 11, 1879

MAN
Sacred to the memory of The Hon. ALBON MAN who lived in the full assurance of a resurrection in Christ, and died the 13th September 1820, aged 51 years
Thus died an affectionate Husband,
a loving Father, a skilful (sic) Physician, and
an equitable Judge; leaving a disconsolate
Widow and seven Children to regret his loss.
During life, he faithfully discharged
every duty with virtue and ability;
and his worth will ever be dear to his
numerous relations and friends.

MAN
In memory ofMrs.Suky (sic)   Wife of Albon MAN who died Aug. 18th 1809   AE 33 years.
Truth and virtue will
be rewarded, and she is
happy in her last mom-
ent, And she calmly blessed her
four small children, and
left this pious charge for
her bosom friend who was
absent,
Tell my dear husband not to
mourn for me,
My Saviour lives and happy
I shall be.

MAN
Albon B.   Son of Sukey & Albon MAN   Born Jan. 15, 1807   Died June 18, 1807 

MAN
Susan M.   Dau. of Maria & Albon MAN   Born Aug. 5, 1813   Died Dec. 14, 1815

MAN
Hannah M.   Dau. of Maria & Albon MAN   Born Dec. 1, 1816   Died Mar. 5, 1817

MAN
Phebe A.   Dau. of Maria & Albon MAN   Born July 31, 1820   Died Oct. 10, 1821

MAN
Albert MAN   Apr. 21, 1844 - Oct. 30, 1896

MAN
Lucy S. HICKOK   wife of Albert MAN   Born Feb. 20, 1842    Died Oct. 13, 1891

MAN
Hannah Lou   Daughter of A. & L. S. MAN   Died Jan. 8, 1872   Aged 3 yrs.

MAN
Samuel MAN   (NOTE: There are no dates on this stone. Coleman wrote "no dates." Wolfe wrote: "1875 N.Y. State Census says Samuel Man died in Westville, N.Y. on 13 April 1875, age 74 yrs.?)

MARTIN
Samuel MARTIN   died Apr. 3, 1856   AE 81 y'rs.

MASON
Walter E.   Mar. 10, 1923   April 11, 1986   Rest in Peace
Military Footstone:
WALTER E. MASON
TEC 5   US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
MAR. 10, 1923 - APR. 11, 1986

McCREA
Memento Mori
Sacred to the memory of James McCREA Junr. Who departed this life Jan. 4th ____ of his age, in [Epossoksin na] me,
… sion of a fair
… lamented by his acquaintance:
Sensible of his approaching death,
His mind was firm in the belief of
future happiness, and his soul
winging its flight from this terrestrial
abode, departed for a mansion of
bliss, without a sigh of regret.
Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord:
for they shall rest for their labours
(NOTE: McLellan wrote "one more line")
(NOTE: This information comes from McLellan's transcription. Coleman wrote "stone badly worn." Wolfe wrote "can't read.")

MILLAR
Harry G.   Son of J. H. & L. MILLAR   Died May 22, 1887   AE 11 days

PHILIPS
Aritta   Consort of John PHILIPS   Died Mar. 10, 1833    Aged 52 yrs.

PHILIPS
In Memory of   Caroline   Daughter of John & Aritta PHILIPS    Who died Dec. 2d A.D. 1822   Aged 2 years 5
months & 9 days.  
Sleep on sweet babe and
take thy rest.
God called thee home he
hought it best.

PHILIPS
Albert   Died June 16, 1833   AE 26 yrs.

PHILIPS
Elias PHILIPS   died Dec'r 18, 1838   Aged 32 years
(NOTE: There are three variations as to the spelling of the first name on this stone: Elias / Ellas / Ellis. After chalking the stone, I believe the name should be ELIAS.)

PLATT
Nathaniel  PLATT   Died Mar. 8, 1858   AE 74 yrs.    Son of Capt. Platt of Plattsburgh, NY.

PLATT
Hannah   Wife of Nathaniel PLATT   (NOTE: The rest is now buried too deep to read.)   Died September 15, 1870    AE 83 yrs.

PLUMADORE
Danielle Nicole PLUMADORE   Aug. 25, 1979 - Aug. 26, 1979    Now I lay me down to sleep.

POOR
Ebenezer P. POOR   Died Dec. 30, 1833   AE 28 yrs.

POOR
Bithiah   Wife of Ebenezer P. POOR   Died March 14, 1881    AE 75 y'rs. & 8 m'os. & 14 d's.
She sleeps, Oh lay her gently
down, To long and peaceful slumber
Till God shall all his ransomd crown
And all his Jewels number.

POOR
Frankie H.,   Son of George P. & Kesiah A. POOR   Died March 5, 1879   AE 14 y'rs. & 19 d's.
We clothe the form once blithe & gay
in burial robes with grief today
And place it in the silent tomb;
Where flowers in early spring will
bloom where wild birds build their
grassy nest. We leave thee dearest Frankie
to rest.

POOR
George P. POOR   1832 - 1907
Kesiah A.   His Wife   1834 - 1886
On the back:
Their Children:
Frank H.   1865 - 1879
Bertha M.   1872 - 1894
Footstones:
Mother, Father, Frank, Bertha

POOR
Pearl A. POOR     Born Mar. 6, 1887   Died May 12, 1888
On the side:
Alice M. SCHRIER   Wife of W. J. POOR   Born Sept. 12, 1862   Died May 18, 1892

RHOADES
Alonzo RHOADES   1840 - 1911   Co. E 98 Reg. N.Y.S. Vol.
Footstone: Father

RHOADES
Our Darlings
Wilbur A.   died May 5, 1882   AE 2 Yrs. 8 Mos.   (NOTE: For his death notice, see the Malone Palladium, Malone, New York dated 25 May 1882.)
Frankie E.   died May 23, 1884   AE 7 Mos. 28 Dys.)
Children of A. A. & Julie E. RHOADES

RINHART
Eunice   Wife of Charles RINHART   Died May 25, 1882    Aged 32 Y'rs.   Gone but not forgotten.

ROCKHILL
C. Burton   1937 - 1969
Shirley A.   1939 - no date
(NOTE: This stone is listed only in Avery's & Wolfe's transcription. It would have been erected following the two earlier transcriptions.)

ROCKHILL
George S. ROCKHILL   Dec. 12, 1908 - Feb. 24, 1981

ROCKHILL
Kenneth H.   1907 - 1984
Mary WILSON   1916 - 1980

ROCKHILL
Kermit L.   Oct. 18, 1923 - no date
Audrey M.   Feb. 11, 1927 - no date

ROCKHILL
Technical Sergeant   Reggie A. L. "ROCKY"   United States Air Force   March 13, 1958 - November 9, 1991
Military Footstone:
REGGIE A. L. ROCKHILL
US AIR FORCE
MAR. 13, 1958 - NOV 9, 1991

SHERWIN
Abner C. SHERWIN   Died Jan. 25, 1867   AE 58 y'rs.

SMITH
Jonathan  SMITH   Died Dec. 22, 1856   AE 86 yrs.

SMITH
Polly   Wife of Jonathan SMITH   Died Mar. 11, 1871    AE 95 Yrs. 1 Mo. & 4 dys.

TANNER
Leslie E.   1915 - no date
Georgianna ROCKHILL   1940 - no date

WARREN
Deloris D. WARREN   Born & Died Oct. 6, 1934

WARREN
Mary Ann WARREN   April 27, 1946   July 12, 1946
(NOTE: This stone is listed only in Wolfe's transcription. It would have been erected following the two earliest transcriptions.)

WATERMAN
Charles WATERMAN   Died Feb. 28, 1905   AE 57 Y'rs. 14 days
Footstone: Father

WATERMON
Elias Fitch   Son of G. & L. I. WATERMON   died July 3, 1846   Aged 17 m's.

WILSON
James D. Jr.   12-6-14 --12-31-89
Catherine G. ROCKHILL   6-22-15 - (NOTE: According to her obituary, Catherine G. WILSON died 2 January 2003.)
Married Jan. 13, 1943
Military Footstone:
JAMES WILSON JR.
S SGT   US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DEC 6, 1914 - DEC 31, 1989

WOOSTER
Jane   Wife of Thomas WOOSTER   died Aug. 24, 1848,    AE 24 y's. 1 m'o.

WOOSTER
John   Son   Died June 26, 1848   AE 9 m's. 12 d's
(NOTE: This stone is broken and the top part is missing.)