Edsall Cemetery

Locke, Cayuga  County, New York

Graveyard  Inscriptions.

Located 300 ft. east of the north-south road running from Locke to North Lansing, near south-central part of Lot 31 (as shown on p.52, New Century Atlas of Cay. Co., N.Y., 1904.) This cemetery enclosed by a substantial metal lattice fence, 50 by 75 feet, with not even a single gate. On a knoll surrounded by old fruit trees, originally in a beautiful setting. Copied by Leslie Luther, Moravia, N.Y.

These following records were transcribed from the D. A. R. Cemetery Record Books.

ALVEY Charles, buried about 1920.
_____ wife of Charles buried about 1917. (Mr. Purley Minturn of Locke, N.Y., stated that about 1920 he buried a Mr. Charles Alvey; and about three years previous he had buried Charles’s wife, in this cemetery.) ASHTON O.P. Co.F, 160th Reg. N.Y.S.V. d. Dec. 8, 1894 b. Dec. 12, 1818. [A handwritten notation indicates that this is Oliver P.] BLAKLEY / BLACKLEY See Justine EDSALL EDSALL John d. Dec. 15, 1844 b. May 15, 1768 Elizabeth his wife d. May 6, 1809 b. July 8, 1770 Phebe his 2nd wife Jane his 3rd wife d. Mar. 22, 1862 b. Jan. 25, 1790 EDSALL Thomas d. Sept. 23, 1831 b. Feb. 17, 1814 Julia A. d. Aug. 9, 1858 b. May 8, 1817 Emily A. d. Jan 2, 1877 b. May 5, 1844 Sarah d. Apr. 23, 1851 b. Aug. 31, 1804 EDSALL Jane d. Feb. 1, 1900 b. Dec. 28, 1815. EDSALL Cordelia 1823-1911 Justine wife of Mark A. Blakley/Blackley 1827- ___ (Mr. Luther notes that the first three EDSALL monuments were nice granite, 6 ft. high and alike. The 4th was a nodern granite monument.) Miss Flora Daniells also copied this cemetery, which she describes as being on the Lamphere Farm on Creek Road, town of Locke, iron fence all around. She found the same except for the Emily A. Edsall above which she listed as: Searles Emily A. b. Jan. 2, 1817 d. May 5, 1844

Thanks to Phil Crowther for transcribing the information on this page into a digital format.

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