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Oneida County Cemeteries Site Index

Benham Farm Cemetery

The Benham Cemetery, town of Bridgewater, Oneida County, New York, was part of the Benham Farm and is situated at the intersection of the Babcock Hill Road and Marshall Road. The cemetery is very well maintained but there are many illegible and badly worn stones.

The tombstones in this cemetery were transcribed on July 23, 2004 by Kathleen Last and Virginia Ackerman. Names with an * indicate those stones not found and the information has been taken from a transcription done by the General Winfield Scott Chapter, NSDAR, 1927.

Basset, Dolly S., dau of Albert & Eunice Basset, died June 20, 1847 age 2 yrs 3 mos

Behnam, Huldah, wife of James Benham, died August 31, 1809 age 67 yrs
Benham, James died May 6, 1830 age 95 yrs
Benham, Jerusha, wife of Truman Benham, died Sep. 9, 1799 age 20 yrs
Benham, Maj. James Jr., died Jan. 6, 1807 age 45 yrs

Birchard, Sarah, wife of Elias Birchard, died Jan. 18, 1815 age 80 yrs

* Brown, Anna, dau of Robert & Sally Brown, died Jan. 27, 1826 age 14 yrs

Brownell, Mary F. died Jan. 15, 1866 age 67 yrs 3 mos

Campbell, Cornelia M. (Monroe), wife of Wendell Campbell & dau of James & Hannah Monroe, died Sep. 23, 1862 age 53 yrs 9 mos

* Cobb, Huldah (Kinney), relict of Allen Cobb & dau of James & Huldah Kinney, died Aug. 23, 1829 age 31 yrs

Cosset, Levi died March 3, 1825 age 23 yrs
Cosset, Roswell died Feb. 6, 1844 age 81 yrs
Cosset, Roswell, son of Roswell & Sally Cosset, died Oct. 22, 1809 age 14 yrs
Cosset, Sally, wife of Roswell Cosset, died Aug. 30, 1834 age 63 yrs

Davis, Reuben A., son of Samuel & Lydia Davis, died July 13, 1839 age 20 yrs

Dixon, Elizabeth, wife of Rufus Dixon, died Jan. 8, 1816 age 39 yrs 10 mos

Fosket, James Jr. died May 4, 1850 age 66 yrs 1 mo 10 dys

* Hassett, Mary, native of Ireland, wife of Michael Hassett, died Oct. 24, 1837 age 22 yrs

Holman, Henry G., son of Hiram & Phebe Holman, died Nov. 16, 1863 age 31 yrs 6 mos 5 dys
Holman, Sarah M. (Barnum), wife of Henry G. Holman & dau of D. H. & Lydia Barnum, died Marc 12, 1863 age 24 yrs 19 dys

* Hotchkin, Harriet E., dau of Noah & Emeline Hotchkin, died Aug. 8, 1842, age 17 yrs

Monroe, Abraham, Rev. Soldier commencing at age 16, died July 17, 1851 age 92 yrs
Monroe, Charlotte, dau of Abraham & Sarah Monroe, died June 30, 1837 age 13 yrs
Monroe, James (might be Jonas) died Feb. 28, 1834 age 64 yrs 1 mo (stone broken)
* Monroe, Mary, wife of Abraham Monroe, died Aug. 23, 1848 age 59 yrs (stone broken)
* Monroe, Orrin died Aug. 18, 1843 age 36 yrs
Monroe, Percilla, Consort of Abraham Monroe, died June 22, 1823 age 49 yrs
Monroe, Sally, wife of Abraham Monroe, died Feb. 4, 1829 age 35 yrs (stone broken)

Newcomb, Orson, died July 28, 1822 age 33 yrs

Palmer, Eunice died July 29, 1793 age 43 yrs (stone broken)
Palmer, Lucy, wife of Asa Palmer, died March 6, 1818 age 54 yrs

* Phelps, John Jr. died May 12, 1820 age 33 yrs

Robinson, Mary, wife of Josiah Robinson, died April 11, 1829 age 39 yrs 26 dys

Smith, Gaius died Aug. 22, 1837 age 36 yrs
* Smith, John died Mar. 17, 1854 age 67 yrs
Smith, Orlena A., dau of Schuyler & Rhoda Smith, died Dec. 23, 1853 age 6 yrs

Stanley, Daniel C. died March 11, 1826 age 23 yrs

Stone, Betsey, wife of John R. Stone, died Dec. 20, 1815 age 23 yrs
Stone, John R. died Feb. 28, 1826 age 37 yrs
Stone, John died March 23, 1813 age 3 yrs

Town, Charles W., son of Ebenezer & Fanny Town, died May 5, 1837 age 10 mos

Willson, Hiram D., son of Jacob & Bershabe Willson, died Dec. 28, 1832 age 7 mos 28 dys
Willson, Hiram, son of Jacob & Bershabe Willson, died April 30, 1832 age 3 yrs 27 dys
Willson, Jacob died Dec. 22, 1831 age 80 yrs 7 mos
Willson, Molly, wife of Jacob Willson, died Mar. 24, 1830 age 75 yrs 10 mos
Willson, Nabby, dau of Jacob & Molly Willson, died Nov. 24, 1827

Woodart, Jesse died Feb. 5, 1849 age 73 yrs

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