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Phelps Burying Gound Cemetery
Scio Township, Dexter, Washtenaw County, MI


Located in Scio Township on Dexter Road, running between M 17 and Dexter Village, this cemetery was on the farm of a disinterested German farmer, who argued that the living kin had removed the bodies of their relatives to Forest Lawn, Dexter. Those who had not were too poor or disinterested.

A special 'thank you' to Paulette Quartermain who donated the 1825-1940 (compiled in 1968) transcribed records for this cemetery in Dec 2001.

BROWNING, Anna, a real daughter b. 1788 in Rhode Island died near Dexter in 
1863.  Her father John, a law maker in Rhode Island, served the entire 
Revolutionary War as a minute man.  Her grandfather Browning was a Governor 
General in Rhode Island, under the English reign.  At age 18 she married, 
11-6-1806, to Paul Mumford age 36, at S. Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode 
Island.

MUMFORD, Paul d. 1840 and is buried under a big oak tree on the farm near 
Phelps burying ground.  The farm is now owned by Dr. Preston Hickey of Ann 
Arbor.  Two granddaughters living in 1926 were Miss Emma Hoffstetter and Mrs. 
Alfred Lucking.  Frances Browning, daughter of Paul and Anna, b. 1815 in R.I.  
d. 4-18-1906 Chelsea.  She married first Creott DePuy and had a daughter, 
Frances and a son, John.  Married second John Schulth.  Graves marked by 
mound of stones.


GRANGER, Harriett  wife of Eli, d. 8-17-1880 in 75th year
         Eli  d. 7-28-1875 in 72nd year
         George 3-9-1858   17y

PACEY, Anthony d. 1-13-1867 40y
       Rosetta  w/o Edward Jr. and d/o J & E Peach d. 7-1-1872 18y
       Edward Jr.  2-17-1883 45y 8m
       Hannah  SWALES w/o Edward Sr.  1797-1871
       Edward Sr.  8-25-1874 75y

VANDERMARK, Nancy Ann  w/o John  3-1-1853  36y



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