Old Orchard Cemetery
(Town of Sterling) #224
Stephen Bent, Rev. Sold.
Town of Sterling
Burials in old Hunter Farm orchars at Sterling Valley
|BENT||Plaque on large bounder says:
"In memory of Dr. STEPHEN BENT 1752-1822
of Sudbury Mass. - a Soldier in the Revolution
Wife, Eliza WRIGHT DARBY
Their son, Stephen BENT 1783-1822
Surgeon - 167th N.Y. Infantry
His infant daughyter, ORPHA
Stone erected 1939 by Winifred Williams of the 6th generation."
son of John & Mary HARRIES, etc. Natives of Scotland.
(Note: Skilton found John HARIN d. Sept. 7, 1825 ae 3y 10m)
|d. Apr. 7, 1825||ae 3y|
|STEWART||Jane, Wife of John W. STEWART
(Skilton found "consort of Dr. John Stewart) and dau of John and Margaret STEVENSON
|d. Apr.13, 1824||ae 24y|
The above records were taken in 1963 by Mrs. Merton E. Cooper, Sterling, N. Y. - The BENTS were her ancestors. Skilton records done in the early 1930's.
Thanks to Heidi Petty for transcribing the information on this page into a digital format.