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South Kortright Cemetery - Stamford Twp., Delaware Co., NY
Photos taken & contributed by Carolyn McPherson 2008
 
 
South Kortright Cemetery
Located in Stamford Township in the town of South Kortright, Delaware Co., New York the cemetery is situated in the old churchyard of the Presbyterian Church which was established in 1790 and includes many of the early Bovina families.
 
 
Family Members Buried in South Kortright Cemetery
(Females listed by their given birth name - links to all headstone photos on separate pages)
Please also note than an * indicates the date of birth is calculated from the age of death listed on the headstone.
 
NAME BORN DIED NOTES OF RELATION
Altgelt, Mary 30 Jul 1769 06 Dec 1857 Wife of James Rich; (2) Joseph Thomson; (3) Rev. Robert Forrest
Brett, Sophia 04 Apr 1795 02 Mar 1824 1st wife of Novatus Blish; died shortly after the birth of their 3rd child
Blish, Aristarchus 21 Mar 1797 13 Nov 1872 Son of Aaron Blish and Roxanna (Webster); husband of Nancy C. (Merriam)
Blish, Frances 22 Nov 1792 28 Mar 1870 Daughter of Aaron Blish and Roxanna (Webster); wife of Virgil Bunnell
Blish, Novatus 03 Apr 1795 16 Nov 1848 Son of Aaron Blish and Roxanna (Webster); husband of Sophia Brett; 2nd Mary (Mapes) Barlow
Bunnell, George About 1817 14 Jan 1854 Son of Virgil Bunnell and Frances (Blish)
Bunnell, Roxy D. About 1822 05 Jan 1910 Daughter of Virgil Bunnell and Frances (Blish); wife of James A. Rich
Bunnell, Virgil 21 Sep 1792 19 Oct 1859 Husband of Frances (Blish)
Clark, Priscilla (1788)* 02 Feb 1870 Wife of John Lamport; mother of Thomas
Cowan, Elizabeth Ann 1843 1847 Daughter of Hector Cowan and Esther (Nesbitt)
Cowan, Esther 04 May 1862* 06 Aug 1865 Daughter of Hector Cowan and Esther (Nesbitt)
Cowan, Hector Jan 1817 05 Sep 1865 Son of William and Mary (Chisholm); husband of Esther Nesbitt
Forrest, Rev. Robert About 1762* 17 Mar 1840 Pastor of the old Presbyterian church at So. Kortright; 3rd husband of Mary (Altgelt)
Forrest, Robert About 1807* 26 Mar 1812 Son of Rev. Robert Forrest
Grant, Mary 1828 04 Sep 1885 Daughter of Duncan Grant and Agnes (Cowan); wife of Archibald Mitchell
Keeler, Frances Maria 22 Nov 1810 14 Mar 1879 Daughter of Martin and Patience (Mace); wife of Dr. Robert Sterling Marshall
Lamb, Mary 16 Jul 1837* 08 Mar 1875 Wife of John W. Lamb
Lamport, John (1789)* 01 Mar 1836 Husband of Priscilla (Clark); father of Thomas
Lamport, Thomas 19 Dec 1814* 03 Nov 1859 Son of John Lamport and Priscilla (Clark) husband of Isabella Maynard
Leal, Dr. James 22 Mar 1802 22 Feb 1831 Son of Alexander Leal and Lydia (Rose); husband of Mary McLaury
Lyon, Frank G. 30 Mar 1865 1921 Son of George B. and Martha J. (Mabie); husband of Sarah Thomas
Marshall, Helena 13 Oct 1792 27 Dec 1835 Daughter of Dr. Henry Marshall; wife of James Rich
Marshall, Dr. Robert S. 02 Feb 1806 0/8 Nov 1850 Son of Henry and Helena (Wyatt); husband of Frances M. (Keeler)
McCune, Gilbert About 1829* 30 Apr 1848 Son of John and Catherine (McNaught)
McCune, John About 1795* 19 Apr 1856 Son of Samuel and Mary (Orr); husband of Catherine (McNaught)
McCune, John J. About 1826* 23 Apr 1845 Son of John and Catherine (McNaught)
McCune, Margaret 23 Sep 1793 28 Mar 1854 Daughter of Samuel and Mary (Orr); wife of Peter Blair
McCune, Nancy 11 Oct 1836 07 Oct 1869 Daughter of John and Catherine (McNaught)
McLaury, George 12 Jan 1844* 20 May 1847 son of Thomas and Prudence (McGillivrae)
McLaury, Mary 05 Jun 1801 24 Sep 1884 Daughter of Thomas and Sarah (McCrea); wife of Dr. James H. Leal
Merriam, Nancy C. 17 Nov 1805 03 Feb 1879 Daughter of Asahel Merriam and Phebe (Osborne); wife of Aristarchus Blish
Mitchell, Elizabeth 06 Apr 1820 05 Aug 1847 Daughter of Robert Mitchell and Sarah (Kerr)
Mitchell, Hannah About 1805 19 Jun 1838 Daughter of Robert Mitchell and Sarah (Kerr)
Mitchell, John 28 Feb 1833 11 Dec 1897 Son of William Mitchell and Catherine (Grant); husband of Fanny (Rich)
Mitchell, Katie E. 28 Mar 1857 08 Nov 1871 Daughter of Archibald and Mary (Grant)
Mitchell, Lills Jane 29 Oct 1836 30 Nov 1899 Daughter of William Mitchell and Catherine (Grant); Never married
Mitchell, Nancy 05 Jun 1830 21 Mar 1906 Daughter of William Mitchell and Catherine (Grant); Never married
Mitchell, Robert About 1780 04 May 1842 Born in Ireland; husband of Sarah (Kerr)
Mitchell, William 08 Mar 1792 21 Aug 1870 Born in Ireland; husband of Catherine (Grant)
Nesbitt, Esther 04 Jan 1820 22 Feb 1890 Daughter of George and Elizabeth (Maynard); wife of Hector Cowan
Rich, Ann Eliza 24 Feb 1832 07 Oct 1889 Daughter of James and Helena (Marshall); twin of Helena
Rich, Elsie Belle 08 Aug 1905 05 Aug 1970 Daughter of James Rich and Lizzie (Rice)
Rich, Frances 21 Jun 1848 04 Mar 1877 Daughter of James A. and Roxy (Bunnell); wife of John Mitchell
Rich, Henry Marshall 12 Sep 1819 24 Aug 1894 Son of James and Helena (Marshall)
Rich, James 23 Oct 1791 10 Jul 1857 Son of James and Mary (Altgelt); husband of Helena (Marshall); 2nd Jane (Southard)
Rich, James A. 17 Oct 1817 05 Mar 1894 Speculated to be eldest child of James and Helena (Marshall); husband of Roxy D. Bunnell
Rich, James 09 Jun 1858 21 Apr 1937 Son of James A. and Roxy (Bunnell); husband of Lizzie (Rice)
Rice, Lizzie Oct 1870 1946 Wife of James Rich
Rich, Jane 22 Feb 1821 29 Nov 1907 Daughter of Stephen Altgelt Rich and Jane (Oliver)
Rich, Mary 17 Feb 1821 03 Apr 1842 Eldest daughter of James Rich and Helena (Marshall); died unmarried
Rich, Sarah 20 Dec 1828 29 Dec 1906 Daughter of Stephen Altgelt Rich and Jane (Oliver); wife of Stephen Rich (1824-1884)
Rich Stephen 08 Oct 1824 06 Jul 1884 Son of James and Helena (Marshall); husband and cousin of Sarah (Rich)
Rich, Virgil B. 05 Apr 1851 05 Aug 1853 Infiant son of James A. and Roxy (Bunnell)
Southard, Jane Ann 15 Dec 1800 06 Sep 1879 2nd wife of James Rich
Thomson, John Rich 22 Feb 1818 (1836) Son of Joseph Thomson
Webster, Roxanna 29 Jul 1774 20 Mar 1859 Wife of Aaron Blish (See headstone of Aristarchus Blish)
 
 
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