In the fall of 2002 I visited what remains of Sand Road Cemetery in Oswegatchie (down the road from the still active Pine Hill
cemetery on Eel Weir Road). I photographed and recorded the tombstones within the cemetery that were still readable and
took additional photos to try to show the overall location of the deteriorated markers.
Below is the inventory I developed during that visit.
When a picture is available, the name of the person will be 'clickable' to bring up the picture.
NOTE: The only names recorded here are for people who had markers that
I could find in the cemetery. It does not include any other people who might have been buried but for whom no marker could be found.
All comments can be directed to Anne M. Cady
Sand Road cemetery is on the left hand side of Eel Weir road approaching Black Lake Road (Route 6).
Created by Anne M. Cady, September 2002.
Other views of Cemetery
Grouping on left, Elizabeth Kelly flat on left, unmarked Oblisk, Jared & Ann Betts "cube" next to tree stump, Nathan Tallman braced and upright at right
left center of cemetery, row of Nichols stones surrounded by broken stones
Broken & Unreadable group, with only Nichols stones readable
Right center, Caroline (unknown) & baby flat top left, Nancy McNeil, lots of unreadable and broken (flat, top right) Closer view of Right Center
Looking right to left
Center, Nichols stones in middle, Martha Havens leaning against leafy tree trunk upper left
Back left corner of cemetery
Back left section of cemetery
Jared Betts, Esq., died May 21, 1842 in his 82 yr
Ann Betts, died Oct 13, 1846 in her 87 yr
Nancy Ann, wife of Mial P. Comstock, died May 9, 1821 in the 28 year of her age
Martha F., daughter of * & Sarah Havens, died Feb *, 1851(31?)
Elisabeth, wife of Abijah Kelly, died May 1, 1842; AE 50 yrs
Ruth, wife of Ebenezer Legro, died May 20, 1848; AE 72 yrs, 9 mos
Nancy, wife of Daniel McNeil, died July 8, 1840; AE 76 yrs
Hannah, wife of Isaac Nickols, died June 24, 1851; Aged 63 yrs, 10 dys
Lucy, daughter of Isaac & Hannah Nichols, died Aug 15, 1831; Aged 20 yrs, 2 mos
Area around Lucy Nichols, assorted unmarked stones
George, son of Benjamin Nichols, died Nov 14, 1834 in his 3rd year
Charles, son of Benjamin & Lucretia Nichols, born Jan 24, 1829; died July 11, 1846
Lucretia, wife of Benjamin Nichols, died M** 1*, 1845; AE 51 yrs
James W. Payne, died * 14, 1847; Aged 14 yrs
In Memory of P. Marilla, wife of John M. Salisbury, who died 20 Jan 1833 aged 20 yrs
Nathan Tallman, died Mar 13, 1854 in his 76 year
Caroline, wife of (unreadable).....(and baby?..) died Sept 20, 184*, AE 4 mo, 25 dys; Close-up of Caroline, Close-up of Babies age
Broken, died 1846, Aged 27 yrs
S.S., footstone (near James Payne)
Piece of stone w/writing (near S.S. Footstone)