Scramling Cemetery Census
153 Corporate Dr
26 June 2005
Census taker: Gary O. Green
History of Oneonta - The first settler in the area now known as the town of Oneonta is considered to be Henry Scramling (b. ~1743; d. 1808) He secured a grant of 1,000 acres in the Susquehanna Valley, moved from German Flats in the Mohawk Valley and settled in the Oneonta Plains near the mouth of the Otego Creek several years (about 1773) before the Revolutionary War. He left during the Revolution and returned after the conflict with his brothers, George and David, and his brothers-in-law, John and David Young. Their farms were not far from the mouth of the Otego Creek.
Revolutionary Soldiers - David SCRAMLING, who died in 1824, was grandfather
of Allen Scramling. Henry SCRAMLING, David's brother, who died in 1808, was a
Second Lieutenant in Tryon County Militia. James THOMPSON, a soldier of the
French and Indian and Revolutionary wars, was at Bunker Hill. He lived with
David Scramling and was never married. These three are buried in the old
graveyard on the Ephraim PARISH farm. This farm was later divided up and the
cemetery is now on Corporate Drive on a small hill between State Route 7 and
Interstate 88 off State Route 205 at Exit 13 of Interstate 88.
A Schrembling genealogy may be observed here.
Three unreadable field stones are also located in this cemetery. There is one monument erected in 1925 which commemorates three heroes of the American Revolution.
|Last Name||First||Middle||Date of Birth||Date of Death||Age @ death||Plot||Notes|
|Leib||Mary||Elizabeth||19 Feb 1770||19 Feb 1808||2nd Wife of David Young|
|Leonardson||Sarah||~1743||20 May 1793||1st Wife of Henry Scrambling|
|Tryon County military Battalion of Minutemen|
|Scrambling||Catharine||Elizabetha||1720||Aft 1 Feb 1791||Wife of Andreas Young|
|Scrambling||George||H.||Jul 1761||Abt 1820||POW, Revolutionary War|
21 Jun 1808
|2Lt - Tryon County militia Battalion of Minutemen|
|Scrambling||Jane||15 Jul 1806||7 May 1829|
|Thompson||James||Tryon County militia, 3rd Regiment-French & Indian War|
|Young||Andreas||1722||1 Feb 1791|
|Young||David||30 Dec 1761||24 Apr 1814||Son of Andreas Young|
|Young||Susanna||H.||May 1766||31 Dec 1820||Wife of David Scrambling|
Date of last change: July 19, 2008
Visitors as of June 16, 2006