Horseshoe Cemetery Interment Records
 

Horseshoe Cemetery

Submitted originally Jan. 1, 1977

by Edith John Daly

Prepared for electronic format

by Artha Carahan Nichols


Veterans Buried in Horseshoe Cemetery found below on this page

Horseshoe Cemetery Records

has its own page, use your back bottom to return

Interesting facts about some of the cemetery's residents at the bottom of this page


Veterans Buried in Horseshoe Cemetery are:


John Titus No Dates

Co D

132 Reg't N.Y.S. Inf. Vol.
 
 

Charles Jemison 1841-1907

12th N.Y. State Vol.
 
 

Spencer W. Pierce May 1, 1910 - December 18, 1953

New York P.F.C.

1209 SVG Comd Unit

World War II
 
 

Lyman Pierce 1843-1924

Co. M. Mounted Rifles

Interesting facts about a few persons buried here


Crouse, Charles Archer, was born blind. He received special training as a pianist and piano tuner. His handicap did not prevent him from travelling and enjoying life, especially his music. He was a baptized Catholic.
 
 

Cooper, Leo Clifton, was President of the Seneca Nation of Indians from 1954-1956, also served several terms as councilor, and as Clerk of the Nation. He served on Former New York Governor Rockfeller's Advisory Committee for Indian Affairs. He was very active in Indian Affairs and extremely knowledgeable in Indian laws, culture and heritage. He was instrumental in obtaining old age benefits for retired Senecas. He belonged to the international Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Shipbuilders of America AFL-CIO. He was a member of Jamestown Consistory Scottish Rite, and Cattaraugus lodge 239 F&AM, 32nd degree Mason. His half-sister, Mrs. Arlene Friday, was also very active in Indian affairs. She made many trips to Washington to aid in bringing reforms and aid to the Seneca Nation.
 
 

Killbuck, Amos, was well known as "medicine man", a firm believer of the Long House religion, he had been accredited to many "miracle" cures. He was also a tea leaf reader, made splint baskets, and was considered somewhat of a nomad.
 
 

Redeye, Fred, was interested in Indian politics and served several terms as councilor.
 
 

Titus, Dennis, Sr., was a part time Presbyterian minister. He lost a leg in a railroad accident and wore an artificial limb.
 

Thanks goes to:

 Artie Nicholsfor her work on transcribing this information
Lorna Spencer of the Cattaraugus County Historical Museum for providing it for transcription
and Edith John Daly and John E. Ward for the original work in 1958 and 1977
 

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The County Coordinator
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