(Town of Niles, NY) #150
This is an old abandoned cemetery situated on the land between Henry Warne and his son, Franklin Warne's farm, Valentine's Corners Road, on Lot 15, town of Niles, Cayuga Co. There is no longer a road leading to it but it is easily accesible by walking along the edge of the field in back of Franklin Warne's house and to the south. It is up on a knoll, three sides looking down on the fields and a gully, while the fourth side is level with the land on the east toward H. Warne. The 1904 Atlas shows the farm to belong to P. M. Selover. I believe it was Peter R. before that. It is really a lovely spot with some nice shade trees, but uncared for and many stones down. There were many plain flat stones stuck in the ground on a slant, indicating I suspect otherwise unmarked graves, probably children. My first copying was in 1961. But in April, 1968, I went back with son, husband and Ray Selover equipped with crowbars, etc., and suceeded in unearthing about twenty additional inscriptions. The following list is my revised one.
Mable Crosby - May 13, 1968
AMERMAN Isaac (broken stone) d Aug 14, 1850 ae ___y 5 mo Helen, w of Isaac d Aug 27, 1850 ae 69 yrs (According to Niles death records, Isaac Amerman came from N. J., his wife was Helen Durling) AMERMAN Peter d Jan 2, 1852 ae 81 y 8mo 28da Deborah, w of Peter d Jan 2, 1858 ae 70 y 2mo 24da AMERMAN Alley, w of Peter d Jan 15, 1804 ae 33y 6mo 21da AMERMAN Eliza, w of Henry d May 15, 1843 ae 28y 10mo AMERMAN Eugene, son of Henry & Mehitable d Oct 20, 1845 ae 7mo 8 da BODINE Abraham d Oct 8, 1851 ae 83y 11mo 20da Nelly, w of Abraham d Mar 18, 1848 ae 79y 8mo 20da Harriet, dau of Abraham & Nelly d Nov 22, 1813/18 ae 20y 6mo BODINE John B. d Mar 21, 1859 ae 68 yrs Margaret, w of John B. d Feb. 9, 1819 ae 48 yrs (prob d 1849) Mrs. Sally, w of John B. d Jan 15, 1821 ae 26 yrs BODINE Lemme, w of John BODINE d Feb. 2, 1832 ae 84y 4mo 13da BODINE Cornelius d Jan 20, 1860 ae 54y 9mo 4da Harriet, dau of Cornelius & Delila d Dec 10, 1848 ae 10y 3mo 24da BODINE Mary Jane, dau of Peter (C.) and Catherine d Dec 4, 1834 ae 3y 7mo 18da BODINE David W., son of Peter (C.?) and Susan d Sept 3, 1836 ae 2y or 7 yrs BODINE Olive O. d June 12, 1860 ae 25y 2mo 22da BODINE see COVERT - VAN TINE BRINKERHOFF Rev. George G. d May 29, 1813 ae 52y 3mo 1da Maria, wife of " d Sept 16, 1833 ae 69y 20da (Note: According to "The Family of Joris Dircksen Brinckerhoff, 1638" published NY, 1887, George G., youngest son of Joris, was b. in Closter, Bergen Co., NJ, Feb.. 28, 1761; moved to Adams Co., PA with his father, ca. 1771 ... marr. Sept 19, 1789 to Maria VAN HARLING(EN). They had 8 children) Hannah W., dau of Rev. George G. & Maria d June 7,, 1851 ae 48y 2mo 3da (Brink Genealogy has Annatie b Apr 4, 1803; d June7, 1851 unmarried) Maria, dau of Rev. Geo. & Maria d Apr 28, 1860, ae 51 yr 3mo 21da (Brink Genealogy has Maria, b Aug 18, 1805, d Apr 28, 1860 unmarried) Peter V. H., son of Rev. Geo. & Maria - d Mar 10, 1820, age 20 yrs (Brink Genealogy has Peter V. b Feb. 4, 1800; d Mar 10, 1820, unmarried) Sarah S., dau of Rev. Geo & Maria - dates gone (Brink Genealogy has Sarah S. b Apr 6 1794; d Nov 23, 1849, unmarried) John M., son of Rev. Geo d. Sept 30, 1827, ae 29y 3mo 27da (Brink Genealogy : Johannus M., b June 30, 1798; d Sept 20, 1827, unmarried) (NOTE - This is 5 of the 8 children - the oldest, George H., b June 20, 1791; d July 3, 1867; marr. Susan SELOVER May 9, 1817; buried DAVISON-SELOVER cemetery, Niles Twp.; Second child: Johannus M. b Feb.. 23 1793; d May 1793, and Martina, b Feb. 1, 1, 1796; d Oct 26, 1827, marr. Abram SELOVER; buried this cem . see SELOVER) BRINKERHOFF James E. d Aug 7, 1845 ae 58 yrs 6 mo Isaac, son of James E & Charity d Jan 28, 1844 ae 23 yr 7mo 23da Charity, wife of James E. d June 2, 1844 ae 51yr 7mo 3da (Editor note: This is probably Charity DEWITT) BROKAW George d Apr 24, 1875 ae 89 yrs Katy, wife of George d Oct 1, 1838 ae 46 yrs 4mo 2/3da BROKAW Dr. John d Nov 8, 1841 ae 29yr 4mo 16da BROKAW John d Mar 19, 1840 in 75th year BROKAW _____NCE LAMOTT, son of Aaron & Ardia/Arelia/Arolia d Jan 22, 1842 ae 1yr 5mo 14da BROKAW Horace, son of Nicholas & Olive BROKAW (Ed. note - probably Olive ORSEN) d Aug 27, 1840 ae 2y 9mo 17da BROKAW Mary Ann, dau of Garret & Maria BROKAW (Ed. note - probably Maria CLUTE) d Mar 27, 1837 ae 19y 4mo 11da CONCKLIN In memory of Abigail, wife of Philip CONCKLIN, who died in Christian Hope Aug 26, 1826 ae 44y 1mo 4da CONCKLIN Richard d May 1, 1860 ae 83y & 15 da CONCKLIN Esther, wife of Richard d Mar 12, 1853 ae 67y 2mo 16da CONCKLIN Louisa d June 15, 1879 ae 54y 4mo 12da CONCKLIN see SELOVER COVERT Harriet (on BODINE lot) w of W. E. COVERT d. Apr 14, 1859 ae 21 y 9mo 11da DE WITT John d Feb. 15, 1833 in his 23rd year DUNBAR Phebe, w of Thaddeus DUNBAR d June 4, 1863 ae 34 y 8 mo DURLIN Henry (Stones side) d Mar 18, 1845 in his 70th year DURLING Mary (By side) d Apr 28, 1866 ae 68y 7mo19da DURLING Catharine, w of Abram DURLING d Jan 9, 1854 ae 61y 6mo 12da DURLING see AMERMAN DURYEE see SELOVER HOW Darius d Mar 29, 1839 ae 67y 7mo 5da "DH" HOWE Daniel P. d Nov 29, 1850 ae 28 yrs "DPH" JOHNSON Andrew d Dec. 27, 1825 ae 66 y 4mo 25da Mariah, w of Andrew d Jan 28, 1826 ae 67 y 2mo 15da (NOTE: According to Russell Warner of Eaton Rapids, MI, a Johnson descendant, she was Mariah HOUGHTELING) KIES Susan S., w of Henry S. KIES "Mother" on stone d Aug 25, 1880 ae 73y 8mo (NOTE: Ray Selover, compiler of Cayuga Co. branch of Selover genealogy says she was Susan S. CLEARWATER, widow of Peter R. SELOVER and Henry S. KIES was her 2nd husband. By Selover genealogy she was born Dec. 1806) MATTOON Cornelius, son of Morgan & Hannah J. MATTOON d April 24, 1865 in his 20th year POST see SELOVER RUMSEY Martha d Apr 29, 1850 ae 77y 10mo 24 da SELOVER Richard (stone on ground, broken in half, only the section with his name on it remaining) Catharine, w of Richard SELOVER d Dec 11, 1804 ae 62 yrs SELOVER Abram I. d Oct. 17, 1836 ae 42 y 27da "AIS" Martyna, w of Abram I. d Oct 26, 1827 ae 32 yrs George G. B.,son of " d May 19, 1844 ae 28 yrs "GGBS" James H., son of " d Oct 14, 1845 ae 22 yrs "JHS" SELOVER Abram d Mar 4, 1826 ae 20y ?m 11da SELOVER Mrs. Sally Ann, w of Benjamin d Aug 10, 1831 ae 25y 3mo 10da Lydia, w of Benjamin d Jan 20, 1853 ae broken off Emaline, dau of Benj & Lydia d Feb. 22, 1850 b Feb. 21, 1836 Abraham, son of " d Apr 2, 1850 b Jan 20, 1839 Benjamin J., son of " d Apr 14, 1850 b Aug 5, 1845 SELOVER Isaac d Mar 3, 1843 ae 82y 10mo 23da Mary, w of Isaac d June 2, 1852 in her 79th yr Mrs. Mary, w of Isaac d Apr 17, 1831 in her 62nd yr SELOVER James d May 5, 1838 ae 67 yrs SELOVER Mr. Peter d. June 9, 1832 ae 27y 1mo 13da (SELOVER genealogy - pgs 159, 167, = Peter R. SELOVER, son of Isaac & Mary, b Apr 26, 1805, d June 9, 1832, m Susan CLEARWATER b Dec 1806 d Apr 25, 1880. 2 sons, McDonough and Edgar R. After Peter's death, Susan remarried to Henry S. KIES and had 4 children according to 1850 census) SELOVER Peter R. d July 6, 1815 ae 42 yrs "PRS" (Note 1968 - stone now half worn away) Tamazan, widow of Peter R. d Feb. 27, 1859 ae 80y 6mo 27da (SELOVER genealogy, pgs. 159, 168=Peter R. SELOVER, son of Richard and Catharine, b 1773, d July 6, 1815, m Apr 13, 1792 Tamzan VANDERBEEK, b June 1, 1778, d Feb. 27, 1859) Abram, son of Peter & Tamazan dates gone (SELOVER genealogy; pg 168 - Abram, son of Peter & Tamzan, b Mar 21, 1805, d Feb. 2, 1826; unmarried) SELOVER Jane CONCKLIN, w of James W. SELOVER d Mar 17, 1867 b Nov 15, 1803 SELOVER Gertrude DURYEE, w of Wm. SELOVER d Nov 16, 1817 ae 19y 9mo 18da "GDS" SELOVER Margaret POST, w of Wm. SELOVER d Feb. 7, 1880 b Feb. 15, 1795 George, son of Wm. & Margaret SELOVER d July 22, 1829 b May 12, 1820 SHAVER Olive (compiler note: DEWITT), w of Morgan SHAVER d Oct 10, 1841 ae 35 yr STOLE Charles, Co. D. 75th Regt. N.Y.S.V. d 1865 - ae 25 yrs STRYKER see VAN HARLINGEN SUTPHEN Abram d Sept 23, 1857 in 69th year Sarah, w of Abram d Oct 29, 1874 ae 74y 7mo 23da Emiline, dau of Abram & Sarah d Feb. 8, 1864 ae 27y 4mo 22da SUTPHEN Rachel, w of William d Oct 10, 1843/41 ae 41/44y 6mo 16da SWEET Benjamin, son of Jacob & Catharine SWEET d Apr 11, 1847 ae 1y 1mo VALENTINE Philip d Oct 9, 1843 ae 58 yrs "P.V." Elizabeth, w of Phillip d Dec 25, 1854 ae 56 yrs "E.M.V." VAN ARSDALL Peter d May 29, 1830 ae 60 yrs Charity, w of Peter d Mar 22, 1850 VANDER BEEK see SELOVER, TAMAZAN VANDERBELT Henry d Apr 13, 1846 ae 73y 7mo 10da Margaret, w of Henry d Jan 19, 1838 ae 51y 9mo 2da VANDERBELT Ameriam, w of James VANDERBELT d Feb. 28, 1847 ae 28y 11mo 25d VAN DUINE Margaret I/C, dau of Wm. & Mariah VAN DUINE d Mar 8, 1838 ae 6mo 26da VAN HARLING see BRINKERHOFF VAN HARLINGEN Dr. Peter Styrker d Aug 30, 1802, ae 36y 8mo 17da "PSVH" Mary, wife of " d Mar 25, 1845 ae 76y 5mo 21da VAN TINE Mary, wife of Charles VAN TINE (on BODINE lot) d June 2, 1848 ae 40y 5mo 12da VAN TINE Eliza M., w of Charles VAN TINE and dau. of David and Rachel WINTER d Aug 5, 1857 ae 30y 4mo 13da WHITENACK Alida, w of Jacob d May 25, 1820, ae 38y 6mo 23da "AW" WHITENACK Mr. Jacob d Oct 9, 1833, ae 38y 6mo 23da "JW" WHITENACK Jacob, Jr. d Jan 26, 1820 ae 16y 3mo Catherine d Apr 26, 1820 ae 18y 8mo 6da WILSON Sally, w of David WILSON d Nov 5, 1846 ae 50y 10mo "S.W." WINTER Rachel, w of David WINTER d July 26, 1846 ae 57y 8mo 10da "R.W." WINTER see VANTINE WINTERS George, son of Philemon & Caroline WINTERS d Dec 6, 1860 ae 1y 7mo 26da Notes apparently by Mabel Crosby: In 1961 I found the bottom half of a stone, near the How(e)s" _____ _________ d Apr 30, 1827 in his 30th yr. Also, "P.B.D." scratched into field stone 1825 In 1968 we uncovered or located the following: "C.V.A" on a small stone, about like a footstone, carved unprofessionally on the top edge near Peter VAN ARSDALL "N.B." footstone near JOHNSON (Perhaps Nelly BODINE) "D.P." 1827" "M x M", a flat field tne, done by hand, near Isaac AMERMAN Also ______ _______ Mar 19, 1840 ae 75 y Katy, wife of George d Oct Thanks to Wilda Marshall Brown for transcribing the information on this page into a digital format.