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Vale Cemetery - Schenectady, NY
Photos taken & contributed by Robert Burnham All Rights Reserved.

Knowlton Family Marker
Photographed by Robert Burnham in July, 2009, the Knowlton obelisk marks the family plot in Vale Cemetery where many of the descendants of David Knowlton and Mary (Smith) were laid to rest. Situated in Schenectady, New York, the family plot in Section K of the historic cemetery.
David Knowlton & Family
The following names are inscribed upon this side of the obelisk: David Knowlton, the son of Daniel Knowlton and Susanna (Vedder) and husband of Mary (Smith), who was born in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York on 15 Mar 1820 and died in Schenectady on 10 May 1897.

Charles, the son of David Knowlton and Mary (Smith) who was born 22 Feb 1854 and died 15 Jul 1854.

Judith (Morehouse) who was born 03 Jan 1798 and married 1st, Samuel Smith, son of Thomas and Polly (Peters), and married 2nd, Daniel Knowlton, son of John and Mary (Manning). She died 31 Aug 1879.

Catherine, daughter of David Knowlton and Mary (Smith) and wife of Aaron Van Slyck, who was born 24 Jul 1849 and died 27 Feb 1880.

Charles E. Burnham & Eleanor L. (Knowlton)
The son of James Burnham and Emily E. (Baker), Charles was born 11 May 1861 and was married to Eleanor Louise (Knowlton) in Schoharie Co., New York on 28 Dec 1884. He passed away on 30 Oct 1950. The wife and mother of his children, Eleanor, was born 24 May 1865 in New York and was the daughter of Alonzo and Elizabeth W. (Norris). She passed away in Rensselaer Co., New York on 24 Aug 1948.

Charles and Eleanor were the parents of Elizabeth, who was the wife of Hugh J. Kling; and sons James and Alonzo.

Lulul Flansburg
Lulu was the daughter of Martin Van Buren Flansburg who was born on 23 Sep 1839 and died on 16 Jun 1880, and his wife Adaline Shuflet who died 05 Apr 1875. She was born on 03 May 1869 and died 17 Apr 1890.

Although her relation to the Knowlton family is not known, her final resting place was in the Knowlton family plot K-71.

Index of Peters related burials at Vale Cemetery
Knowlton - Descendants of John Knowlton & Mary (Manning)


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