SARAH DEMING, OR EAST PART BURYING GROUND, PITTSFIELD, BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS

Transcribed by Margaret Bence Davis

Source: From the Corbin Manuscript Collection in New England Historic Society.

[ I have made every effort to transcribe the following exactly as it is written, however sometimes human error prevails. Therefore I cannot guarantee the absolute accuracy of the following. Anything seen in parentheses ( ) is as it is written. Anything in brackets [ ] are my own notes]

ALLEN, Elisha - Died Feb. 4, 1856 Aged 59.

ALLEN, Hannah Rk. - Wife of Elisha Allen died July 25, 1874 Aged 76 yrs.

ANDERSON, Electa C. - Wife of Charles M. Anerson died Aug't 6, 1847 Aged 32 years.

ANDERSON, Samuel H. - Sone of C. M> & E. C. Anderson died Sept. 5, 1847 Aged 7 months.

BARRON, Catharine - See Franis X. below.

BARRON, Franics X. - Died June 17, 1866 Aged 18 years. Catharine his wife died May 20, 1800 Aged 34 years. (Error in Catharine's death date ??).

BERRY, Monument only

BROWN, Abigail - In Meory of Abigail Brown who died June 6, 1833. AE 55.

BROWN, Ann - Wife of George D. Brown Died Dec. 1, 1891 Aged 612 yrs.

BROWN, Caleb - In memory of Caleb Brown who died Jany. 1st, 1823 in lthe 31st year of lhis age.

BROWN, George D. - Died Jan. 15, 1899 Aged 74 years.

BROWN, Joseph - Brother, Joseph F. Brown Mar. 10, 1826 - Feb. wy, 1907.

BURT, Henry - Died May 18, 1858 aged 74 yrs.

BUSH, Joseph -- Skon of Mr. Elijah & Mrs. Hannah Bush died Janry 6th, 1809 Aged 4 years.

BUSH, Linus F. - In memory of Linus F. Bush so nof Elijah & Hannah Bush who died July 13th, 1823 in the 28 year of his age.

COE, Eunice - Wife of Seth Cow at Dalton Dec. 12, 1857 aged 77.

COE, Martha T. - See Seth, below.

COE, Seth - In memory of Mr. Seth Coe who died May 5, 1828 Aged 51 years.

COE, Seth - Died July 21, 1855 Aged 47 yrs. Martha /t. his wife Died Oct. 2, 1882 Aged 76 yrs. 7 ms.

COOK, Emily E., - In memory of Emily E. Cook. Daughter of Titus & Betsey Parker Who Died Aug. 9, 1887 aged 72 years.

COOK, Hasson - See Rosella, below.

COOK, Hellen Augustus - Daughter of Charles B. & Emily E. Cook died Feb. 4, 1941 AE 16 months.

COOK, Rosella - Wife of Hasson O. Cook died June 5 1880 Aged 48yrs. Hasson, Son of Hasson O. & Rosella Cook died June 1, 1880

DAVIS, Bulah - Wife of Jonalthan Davis, Esq. and late second wife of Nathan Webb died May 16, 1856 AE 73 - See also under Webb, below.

DAVIS, Diana - Wife of E. S. Davis Died Aug. 12, 1845 in the 40 year of her age.

DAVIS, Diana E. - Dau. of E. S. & D. E. Davis died at Troy, N. Y. Sept 6, 1845 AE 4 mos & s 11 ds.

DAVIS, Edwin A. - 1834-1892

DAVIS, Erastus S. - Died Sept. 18, 1871 Aged 66 years.

DAVIS, Erastus S. Son of Erastus & Diana Davis died Jan. 25, 1841 Aged 10 years.

DAVIS, Infant - Son of Erstus S. & Diana Davis died Sept. 28, 1832.

DAVIS, John W. - Son of Erstus S. DAvis Died Feb. 9, 1871 Aged 28 years. Gof calls and I must go.

DAVIS, Kate E. - Wife of Edwin A. Davis died July 9, 1872 Aged 20 yrs.

DAVIS, Lura E. - Age 48 Died July 17, 1851.

DAVIS, Luther - Son of Erastis S. Davis. A member of Co. A 49th Mass.. Vols. Killed at Port Hudson May 27, 1863 Aged 23 yrs. (G.A.R. marker)

DAVIS, Mary J. - Wife of Henry R. Davis died May 5, 1877 Aged 33 years.

DEMING, Sarah - Born in Wethersfield, CT. Feb. 1826, daughter of Henry Kirkham and Martha Burr. Died in Pittsfield, Mass., March 1818, Aged 92 yrs. This monument is erected by the town of Pittsfield to commemorate the heroism and Virtues of its First Femaile Settler, and the mother of the first white child born within its limits. Surrounded by Tribes of hostile Indians she defended in more than one massacre, unaided, the lives and property of her family, and was distinguished for the courage and fortitude with which she bore the dangers and privations of a pioneer life. A Mother of the Revolution and a mother in Israel.

DEMING, Solomon - Born in Wetherfield, Ct., July 8, 1722, son of Josiah Deming and Prudence Steele.

DICEY, Harry W. - Son of D. W. & M. A. Dicey Died Sept. 26, 1873 Aged 7 ms. & 14 ds.

DILLWORTH, Jacob - Died June 12, 1845 AE 46 yrs.

DILLWORTH, Maryett W. - Dau. of Jacob & Eliza A. Dillworth died Nov. 6, 1843 Ae 20 ys.

DURHAM, Martha C. - Wife of Nelson Durham died Apr. 20, 1884 Aged 64 yrs.

EATON, Harry D., - Son of L. A. & E. A. Easton Died May 31, 1868 Aged 6 ms & 12 ds.

ELDRIDGE, Heman - Died April 7, 1884 Aged 81 yrs 1 mo & 10 ds.

ELDRIDGE, Mary A., - Died Feb. 25, 1901 Aged 82 Yrs.

ELSER, Amanda L. - Daughter of John M. & Emily Elser Died Apr. 3, 1888 Age 16 yrs.

ELSER, Emalie - Wif of John Elner died Feb. 2, 1904 Age 68 yrs. Mother

ELSER, Henry P. -= Died Dec. 14, 1895 Age 28 yrs 10 mos.

FESCH, Christiana - Wife of George Fesch Died Oct. 10, 1865 Aged 39 yrs 4 ms.

FISH, William - Son of George & Christiana Fish Died Oct. 30, 1865 Aged 1 yr 4 ms.

FOOT, Sally, - Wife of Samuel Foot Died Apr. 18, 1813 Aged 27 yrs.

FOOT, Samuel - Died May 29, 1813 Aged 29 yrs.

GAUTHIER, Francis X. - Did Jan. 25, 1859 aged 36 years.

GAYLORD, Ira - In memory of Ira Gaylord who died Jany 28th, 1821 Aged 53 years.

HALL, Eliza Ann - Died Oct. 27, 1875 Aged 96 years.

HAND, Henrietta M. - Wife of Harvey Hand died July 12, 1838 AE 26.

HART, Nancy - In memory of Mrs. Nancy Hart wife of Mr. James Hart, junr. who died June 21, 1815, 25 years.

HART, Sarah Sackett - Wife of James Hart died July 29, 1849 Aged 56 ys 9 ms and 15 days.

HIRST, Delia A., - See Frank, below.

HIRST, Frank - 1840-1911. Delia A, his wife 1845-1901. 2nd Lieut. Co. E. 27th Regt. Mass. Inf. G.A.R. member.

HUBBARD, Charles R. - Died Feb. 28, 1878 Aged 38.

HUBBARD, Elisha - In memory of Elisha Hubbard son of Mr. Enoch & Sarah Hubbard who died Feb. 10th, 1813 aged 5 yrs.

HUBBARD, Enoch - In memory of Mr. Enoch Hubbard who died July 30th, 1819 Aged 49 years.

HUBBARD, Enoch - In memory of Our FAther Enoch Hubbard who Died Dec. 5, 1872 Aged 72 years & 10 mos.

HUBBARD, Eunice - See Oliver, below.

HUBBARD, Harriet - See SAmuel, below.

HUBBARD, Hulda, - Died August 25, 1872 Aged 75.

HUBBARD, Huldah - Wife of Capt. Oliver Hubbard Died April 22, 1816 Aged 73.

HUBBARD, Jesse B. - 1876-1931

HUBBARD, Marietta - In Memory of Our Mother Marrietta Wife of Enoch Hubbard Who Died Jan. 30, 1879 Aged 74 years 4 mos.

HUBBARD, Mary B. - Daughter of Samuel & Pamelia Hubbard died August 16, 1872 Aged 1 year & 8 ms.

HUBBARD, Oliver - Died August 14, 1876 Aged 83. Eunice his wife died Oct. 1, 1882 Aged 85.

HUBBARD, Oliver, Jr. - Died at Springfield Dec. 22, 1843 Aged 23 years.

HUBBARD, Pamelia Branch - Wife of Samuel Hubbard 1840-1921

HUBBARD, Samuel - Died March 8, 1881 Aged 78 yrs. Harriet, wife of Samuel Hubbard Died July 11, 1868, Aged 59 yrs.

HUBBARD, Sarah - Wife of Enoch Hubbard Died June 27, 1850 Aged 78.

HUBBARD, Thaddeus C. - Son of Roswell & Jerusha Hubbard Died Apr. 13, 1853 Aged 11 yrs.

HUBBARD, Washington S. - Son of Enoch & Marha Hubbard Died Nov. 27, 1851 Aged 20 yrs.

HUNT, Ellen O. - Died Jan. 9, 1859 Aged 19 years & 11 months.

ISHAM, Chastina (Johnson) - See Lyman, below)

ISHAM, George W. - Died April 3, 1847 AE 34 ys.

ISHAM, Lemuel - Died Feb. 11, 1855 Aged 86 years.

ISHAM, Lucy - Wife of Lemuel Isham died Feb. 23, 1842 AE 67.

ISHAM, Lyman - Died Sept. 28, 1870 Aged 61 yrs. Ckhastina Johnson his wife 1812-1903.

KELLOGG, Nathaniel - In memory of Nathaniel Kelllogg who died Aug. 20, 1822 in the 49th year of his age.

LABARRE, Gracie - See Linnia, below.

LABARRE, John B. - See Linnia, below.

LABARRE, John J. - Died Jan. 26, 1875 Aged 48 yrs 8 m. (G.A.R. marker).

LABARRE, Linnia - Died Feb. 1, 1963 aged 7 days. Nelson Died Apr. 26, 1865 Aged 2 weeks. John B. Died Oct. 20, 1867 Aged 2 weeks. Gracie Died Aug. 24, 1879 Aged 3 mo & 6 da. Children of John J. & Sarah E. Labarre.

LABARRE, Nelson - See Linnia, above.

LANCKTON, Catherine - In Memory of Mrs. Catherine, consort of John Lanckton who died Aug. 28, 1833 AE 85 .

LANCKTON, Hannah - In memory of Hannah wife of Matthias R. Lanckton aged 33 years, likewise of Lavia, 9 (or 5) and John two infant Children. Nor age nor sex is free. Erected by their son.

LANCKTON, John - See Hannah, above.

LANCKTON, John - Died Sept 15, 1842 AE 91.

LANCKTON, Lavina - Se Hannah, above.

LANCKTON, Matt R. - Son of M. R, & Hannah Lanckton died Apr. 30, 1869 Aged 82 years. For more than half a century an active and honored member of the Berkshire Bar.

MATTERSON, Hannah - In memory of Hannah wife of Silas S. Matterson who died May 21st, 1821 in the 28 year of her age.

MERRY, Edgar H. - Son of John A. & Wllen S. Merry Died Sept. 20, 1853 Aged 1 year.

MORSE, Adosha - Born July 25, 1805 Died Feb. 23, 1884.

MORSE, Amasa C. - Died May 9, 1880 Aged 69 yrs 10 mo.

MORSE, Caroline B. Cogswell - Wife of Amasa C. Morse Died May 5, 1887 Aged 68 y 11 m & 27 d.

MORSE, Olive - died May 8, 1859 AE 80 yrs.

MORSE, Willard - Died April 1, 1850 AE 78

MOUGIN, Matilda Tattro - Wife of John B. Mougin Died Feb. 19, 1913 Age 62 yrs.

NICHOLS, Emily J. - In memory of Emily J. Nicholds wife of Ansel Nichols who died June the 23, 1824

Aged 21 years.

NORTON, Hannah - Died May 17, 1859 Aged 84 .

PARKER, Caroline B. - See George A., below.

PARKER, George A - Bjorn March 4, 1819 Died September 25, 1888. Caroline B., wife of George A. Parker Born January 27, 1819 Died February 21, 1899. Mary E. Webb his wife Born April 21, 1818 Died December7, 1844. Mary E. Parker Born November 24, 1844 Died August 9, 1875.

PARKER, Mary E. (Webb) - See George A., above.

PARKER, Mary E. - See George A., above

PARKER, Mary Elizabeth - Wife of George A. Parker Died Decr. 7th, 1844 25 yrs 16 ds.

PARSONS, Lucy A. - Daughter of George W. & Llucy A. Parsons Died Feb. 14, 1838 Aged 2 years.

PERSONS, G. W. - Died May 17, 1896 Aged 85 yrs. Father.

PERSONS, Lucy A. - Wife of G. W. Persons Died Aug. 11, 1863 Aged 49 yrs. Mother.

ROBERTS, Aaron - In Memory of Mr. Asron Roberts who died May 21, 1830 AE 61. There is rest in Heaven. When you my friends are passing by / And this informs you where I lie / Remember you are long must have / Like me a mansion in the grave.

ROBERTS, Abner - In Memory of Mr. Abner Robertws who departed this life April 24th, 1813 in the 36th year of his age.

ROBERTS, Edward - In Memory of Mr. Edward Roberts who departed this life April 2d 1813 in the 61st yr of his age.

ROBERTS, Edward, Jr. - In Memory of Mr. Edward Roberts, Jr. who died Jan. 25th 1826 in the 51 year of his age.

ROBERTS, Eunice - In Memory of Mrs. Eunice Roberts wife of Mr. Edward Roberts who departed this life April 11, 1813 in the 56th year of her age.

ROBERTS, Hannah - Wife of Aaron Roberts Died April 21, 1849 Aged 77 ys.

ROBERTS, Hubert G. - Hubert - Son of James H. & Lovinia Roberts Died Nov. 2, 1858 Aged 3 years.

ROBERTS, James H. - Died May 15, 1889 Age 73.

ROBERTS, Jane M. - Dau. of James H. & Lovinia C. Roberts died Nov. 2, 1856 Aged l17 yrs 9 mos 14 ds.

ROBERTS, Josiah - In Meory of Mr. Josiah Roberts who died June 1, 1836 in the 46 year of his age.

ROBERTS, Lydia S - See William, below.

ROBERTS, Lovinia C. Bailey - Wife of James H. Roberts died Jan. 3, 1875 Aged 58 years & 3 mos.

ROBERTS, Martha Ann - Dau. of James H. & Lovinia Robers died Sept. 21, 1849 Aged 5 mos.

ROBERTS, Sarah E. - Dau. of James H. & Lovinia Roberts Died Dec. 3, 1869 Aged 2l7 yrs.

ROBERTS, William - Died May 17, 1861 Aged 76.

ROSS, Micah - Died April 5, 1825 AE 80.

SACKETT, Elizabeth - Died July 6, 1845 Aged 77 yrs.

SNOW, Rachel - Wife of Shubael Snow died Feb. 28, 1881 Aged 86 ys 6 m.

SPENCER, Caroline E. (Tracy) - See Edmund, below.

SPENCER, Edmund - 1817-1904. Caroline E. Tracy his wife 1818-1901.

SPENCER, Susan D. - Daughter of Edmun & Caroline Spencer died Sept 17, 1857 Age 1 year 10 mo.

SPRAGUE, Charlotte - Dau. of Ira & Elizabeth Sprague died Oct. 19, 1846 AE 3 mo & 9 da.

SPRAGUE, Delia Ann - Daughter of Ira & Elizabeth Spragu Died Aug. 12, 1843 Aged 4 years.

SPRAGUE, Edwin R. - Died Dec. 31, 1876 Aged 23 yrs 6 mo.

SPRAGUE, Elizabeth S. Hall - Wife of Ira Sprague Died July 16, 1883 Aged 68 yrs 3 ms & 16 days.

SPRAGUE, D. W., Jr. - Lost Lily 1857. L. A. Sprague.

SPRAGUE, Helen M. - Daughter of Ira & Elizabeth Sprague Died Aug. 14, 1840 In the 3 year of her age.

SPRAGUE, Ira - Died In the service of his country No. 26, 1864 Aged 51 years. (G.A.R. marker).

SPRAGUE, L. A. - See G. W. Jr., above.

TOWER, Harmony Eliza - See Laban, below.

TOWER, John W. - 1839-1901

TOWER, Laban - 1800-1850. Patty Johnson his wife 1798-1888. The children Harmony Eliza 1831-1838, Nancy Ann 1834-1847.

TOWER, Nancy Ann - See Laban, above.

TOWER, Patty (Johnson) - See Laban, above.

TRACY, Adaline - See Appleton R., below.

TRACY, Appleton R. - Died Aug. 7, 1864 in the 68th year of his age. Adaline Tracy Died Oct. 23, 1864 in the 54th year of her age.

TRACY, Caroline - In Memory of two children of Appleton & Esther Tracy. Caroline died Sept. 12th, 1810 aged 2 years, the other an infant.

TRACY, Esther - Wife of Aplleton Tracy Died Feb. 25, 1858 aged 83 years.

TRACY, Infant - See Caroline, above.

TRACY, Robert H. - Died Feb. 19, 1862 Aged 47 yrs.

VALUE, Mary J. - Daughter of Peter & Mary A. Value Died Aug. 19, 1863 AE 2 ys & 6 ms.

VINTON, E. F. - Co. D, 11th U. S. Inf. (G.A.R. marker).

VINTON, Eliza A. - 1825-1895.

VINTON, Mary E. - 1842-1904.

WARNER, Sarah - Died March 4, 1837 AE 87.

WEBB, Bulah - Wife of Jonathon Davis, Esq. and late second wife of Nathan Webb died May 16 1856 AE 73.

WEBB, Hannah - In memory of Hannah only daughter of Henry R. & Roby Webb who died July 14th 1831 AE 7 years.

WEBB, Josiah H. - In memory of Josiah H. 3rd son of LHenry R. & Roby Webb who departed this life Aug. 10. 1833 in the 3rd year of his age.

WEBB, Mary - In Memory of Mrs. Mary Webb Consort of Mr. Nathan Webb who departed this life Sept 23, 1813 in the 54th year of her age.

WEBB, Nathan - This stone is erevted by Mr Nathan Webb, Jun. to perpetuatre the memory of his father Nathan Webb who died at his residence in Pittsfield Nov. 27th 1818 in the 54th year of his age.

WELLS, Albert G. - Died Sept. 4, 1880 Aged 66 yrs.

WELLS, Lucy A. - Died Mar. 28, 1866 Aged 45 yrs.

WILLIAMS, Amelia Webb 1815-1900.

WILLIAMS, Annette W. - Wife of Cyrus J. Williams died March 10, 1870 Aged 20 yrs & 6 mo.

WILLIAMS, Ansel H. - Died July 20, 1891 AE 86 yrs 8 mos.

WILLIAMS, Cyrus Jay - 1938-1919 [an error?].

WILLIAMS, Henry A. - Son of Ansel & Amelia W. Williams Died Dec. 12, 1850 Aged 15 yrs 1 mo & 6 days.

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