ATKINS, Clarinda, wife of Amos Atkins, died in 1815, the first death in the town of Gerry. (no stone)
BELKNAP, Ephraim, died June 18, 1885 age 92. Ephraim was a Civil
BELKNAP, Sally, his wife, died July 14, 1865, age 64. (She was Sally Terry, daughter of Levi and Sarah (Pelton) Terry.
CANNON, Betsey, daughter of Stoddard and Polly Cannon, died July 3,
1832, age 14 months.
CANNON, Eunice A., daughter of William and Eliza (Wain) Cannon, died Sept. 18, 1851, age 4.
CANNON, Levi L., died Dec. 20, 1863 (CBS does not give age.)
COLTON, Rimmon P., died Sept. 21, 1852, age 38.
COWDEN, David (1812 Vet) early settler said to be here.
EVERDON, Eliza M., died Aug. 22, 1865, age 4.
FESSENDEN, Helen L., died March 29, 1848, age 4.
FESSENDEN, Elizabeth A., died April 6, 1848, age 2.
Children of Albro and Emeline A. Fessenden who are in the Sinclairville Evergreen Cemetery.
FOLEY, Benjamin, died Nov. 2, 1870, age 66 (GAR marker).
FOLEY, Peggy, wife of Benjamin, died May 8, 1852, age 39.
FOLEY, Adam, Sgt 49th Reg. NYV. Wounded at Battle of the Wilderness, May 7, died May 8, 1861, age 29.
FOLEY, Francis, Co. B. 77th Reg. NYV, died Andersonville Prison, Nov. 2, 1864, age 16.
HEATH, Mary, daughter of Morgan and Electa, died Dec. 2, 1851, age 2
HEATH, Lewis, son of Morgan and Electa, died Feb. 26, 1863, age 16.
Morgan and Electa are in the Sinclairville Evergreen Cemetery
HEATH, Waty, daughter of James and Azuba (Austin) Heath, died June 4, 1839, age 18.
HEATH, James, died Jan. 17, 1845, age 61.
HEATH, Azuba Austin, his wife, died April 6, 1852, age 61.
HEMINGER, Dr. J.L., (Jepha L.) died, March 2, 1870, age 79. C.W.
HEMINGER, Czarina, his wife, died Dec. 6, 1855, age 69.
HEMINGER, John, died Oct. 14, 1892, age 69.
HEMINGER, Eliza, his wife
HEMINGER, Joseph Wellman, son of John and Eliza, died Oct. 20, 1859, age 15.
HILLMAN - 1810-1828 (said to be here - not listed in CBS).
HUBBARD, Electa, wife of J. W. Hubbard, died Aug. 8, 1862, age 34. CBS lists her as Electa Strong on Gilbert’s lot.
JONES, Clarissa, wife of Stephen, died July 24, 1844, age 57.
KIRK, James S., son of Henry and Lucy Kirk, died April 17, 1842, age
KIRK, Phebe, daughter of Henry and Lucy Kirk, died Oct. 12, 1826, age 3.
Parents are in Sinclairville Evergreen Cemetery with several more children.
LANGWORTHY, James, died Sept. 4, 1846 age 65.
LANGWORTHY, Rhoda, his wife, died July 27, 1847, age 68.
LENOX, Robert, died Aug. 11, 1839, age 74.
LENOX, Sarah, died Nov. 29, 1844, age 76.
LENOX, Charles Serels, age 20, memeber Co. A. 49th NYSV.
LENOX, Warren, son of John and Susan, died July 5, 1850, age 10.
On the monument are
LENOX, John, born March 22, 1805, died March 27, 1870.
LENOX, Susan, born April 29, 1814, died June 28, 1855.
LENOX, Jefferson, born Jan 10, 1838, died July 8, 1845.
A descendant says that Robert came from England and had three sons, William, who married Lana Becker, Robert who married Booty, and John who either died or did not marry. Family tradition says that Robert’s brother James founded the Lenox Library in New York City and that he had also a sister Henrietta living in New York City.
LEACH, Lucy J. daughter of Daniel and Lucy Leach, died Dec. 18, 1837, age 3 months.
MALOY, Hugh, died May 27, 1868, no age given.
McCULLOUGH, John S., son of William and Susan McCullough, died June
24, 1849, age 8,
McCULLOUGH, John died, June 17, 1874, age 86.
McCULLOUGH, Cynthia St. John, his wife (no stone).
PHELPS, Susan, wife of …hu Phelps, died Jan. age 41 (hard to read stone).
SCOTT, Roany, consort of Champion Scott, died Jan. 31, 1829, age 29.
SISCHO, Anna, wife of C. Sischo, died March 20, 1864, age 57.
STRONG, Gilbert, died June 12, 1861 in the 92nd year of his age.
Some authorities say Gilbert Strong was 82 years when he died and that
he came from Chenango Co. in 1818. He is said to have five sons:
Horace, Gilbert Jr., David, Onan, and Jason.
STRONG, Rachel, wife of Gilbert, died Oct. 2, 1849, age 79. She was a 45-year member of the M.E. Chruch.
STRONG, Elisha D., died Feb. 27, 1873, age 41.
STRONG, Electa, wife of J.W. Hubbard, died Aug. 8, 1862, age 34.
STRONG, David, died Oct 22, 1874, age 73.
STRONG, Mahala, wife of David, died Sept. 20, 1835, age 28.
SYLVESTER, Albert, died Feb. 10, 1849, age 3.
SYLVESTER, Almeda, died Feb 25, 1848, age 2.
Children of Fordyce and Lucy Sylvester.
WOODS, James, died Oct. 30, 1843, age 76.
WOODS, Susannah, died June 15, 1873, age 100.
WOODS, Samuel, died Oct. 19, 1875, age 82, Civil War Veteran.
WOODS, Lydia G. (Ingram) his wife, died Sept. 11, 1830, age 28.
WOODS, John, died Nov. 28, 1857, age 33.
WOODS, Isabella, died Nov 24, 1899, age 72. Some say she was single, born in Livingston County. We have been told she was the wife of John. (Was she?)
A-11 Whose wife was Damaris Alverson who died Dec. 1, 1879, age 71, buried in the Gerry (village) Cemetery? Whould she have been a second wife of Jonathan Alverson?
A-12 What happened to Stoddard and Polly Cannon? We don’t find stones for them in any cemetery. When did Levi die. Child or adult?
A-13 Does anyone have the Heath family records?
A-14 Does anyone have the death date of Cynthia St. John McCullough?
A-15 Can anyone clarify the Phelps stone? We need first, name of Susan’s husband? Please, someone, send us the children of Robert Jr. Lenox and name his wife.
A-16 Does anyone have death dates for David Cowden and his wife?
A-17 Samuel YOUNG father of Samuel Jr., David, Enoch and Zenas was and early settler in Ellery. When did he die and where is he buried?
A-18 Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, mother of Esek, Joseph, William, George and David was born 1784, lived in Town of Chautauqua, died 1867, buried in Westfield. She was a widow for nearly 30 years. What was given name of husband? What was the date of his death? Where is he buried?
A-19 Where is the place of burial of Capt. Henry Mumford 1797-1879 and his wife, Lydia Thayer Mumford?
A-20 What was the relationship of the Cochran and Gulick families of Clymer? Wanted: the ancestors of Carlisle P. Cochran.
A-21 Daniel WING, a Revolutionary Soldier, buried in Clymer, had a son Daniel Wing 2nd, who lived in Clymer. Wanted: His wife’s name.
A-22 James PRICE of Mayville died 1829. Was there a relationship between James and John Price of Portland?
A-23 Wanted: The ancestry of Bigelow CUTLER and his wife Eve who are buried in the Magnolia Cemetery. He died Jan. 12, 1867 and she died March 3, 1851.
A-24 Almon BEEBE, Revolutionary Soldier, was born May 7, 1750. Where? He died Feb. 21, 1830 in Clymer. His wife was Eunice - born July 1749. Who was she? Are they buried in a Clymer Cemetery? Wanted: Parents of both. Are there descendants in Chautauqua County?
A-25 In the Kiantone Vital Records there is a Joshua WILLSIE who died March 15, 1886, age 79, who was born in Mindon, Dutchess Co., NY, lived in Chautauqua County 50 years, son of William Willsie and Sally? According to the death of a child, his wife was Adelaide Sheldon. The records state that he was buried in MUD CREEK. Where is Mud Creek? The 1874 directory does not list him in Carroll, Kiantone, Poland, Busti or Ellicott. The Wiltsie Family Records do not place him. It would seem he must be the first born of William Wiltsie and Mary Hull, a year older than John Hull Wiltsie. Can anyone identify him? His daughter was Eliza A. Braley who died Nov. 23, 1906 and is buried in the Kiantone Cemetery on the Bradley Lot.
A-13 HEATH. The complete Austin-Heath line was furnished by Miss Marion Hambleton of Jamestown. The record has been placed in the Fenton Library. We are trying to contact the local Heath families and bring the record up to date. We also received the Hambleton line. Others wrote in re the Heath line.
A-14 MCCULLOUGH. I am writing in regards to CYNTHIA ST. JOHN MCCULLOUGH, wife of John McCullough, buried Hemenger Cementery, Gerry, N. Y. - question A-14 wants to know her death date.
According to "ESTATE BOND FOR DIVISOIN OF PROPERTY OF JOHN MCCULLUOGH, DECEASED" from Chautauqua County Courthouse - Cynthia St. John McCullough died January 22, 1876. This division of property was filed by their son Thomas McCullough in 1878 and I have submitted it under the will section GenConnect boards of this web site.
Anita Stanford Bodman
A-17 YOUNG, Samuel, was born 1762 in Middletown, CT, died in Dewittville, July 17, 1848; married, 1786, to Elizabeth Hubbard Brainard; both buried in Dewittville Cemetery. Children: Samuel Jr., David, Zenas, Enoch, and Phebe. Samuel moved from Connecticut to Vermont in 1793 and to Chautauqua County in 1816, settling on lot 54 in town of Ellery.
A-18 SMITH, Elizabeth, 1784-1867, was the wife of Abram Smith, born 1763, died 1831 or 1832, age 69 at Westfield. Abram was buried in a plot on or near Raynor land near the Old Button’s Inn. The plot was destroyed and the grave marker thrown near the Old Gorge. They had five boys and five girls. According to a grandson or Abram, Edward Smith who died in 1958, Abram married Elizabeth Harris, a daughter of an officer in the British army during the Revolution and the Smith family disowned Abram. Tradition says Elizabeth was connected with the Peter Stuyvesant family on her mother’s side and that Abram, age 13, was with his father with Ethan Allen’s Green Mountain boys. WGS.
A-25 WILLSIE, Joshua, was the gt. gt. Grandfather of one correspondent and the gt. Grandfather of another. We hope to contact both very soon. A visitor brought in the Willsie Genealogy for us to see, and we hope to have one in the library shortly. We did see a few mistakes in the book and hope to correct them with the help of these two descendants. Joshua, wife, and children are buried at Clarks Corners without stones and Clarks Corners is the famous Mud Creek. Several readers wrote or phoned us this information.
A-26 WOODS, James married about 1789, Susannah McCullough who was born in Cambridge, Washington Co., NY Sept. 23, 1772, and died Jun 15, 1873, age 100. Her father was a Revolutionary Soldier. (Could this be Robert McCullough 1754-1811 of NYS who married Susannah Barbour?) A son Samuel, born March 29, 1793 I Cambridge, Washington Co., NY, married Lydia Ingram, nee Chatfield, born Sept. 14, 1802. By her previous marriage to ___ Ingram, she had two children, Dwight and Mary Ann. Miss Woods who sent this letter, differs from the monument. She says Lydia died in 1831 in Owego, NY, aged 29. Samuel and Lydia Woods son Samuel born Sept. 9, 1831 in Springwater, Livingston Co., NY married (first) Harriet Wilson born Aug. 5, 1832 by whom he had a son J. Dell Woods, born June 22, 1854 in Gerry, NY and died there Feb. 19, 1946. Samuel’s second wife was Eliza Scott. J. Dell Woods married Viola Estelle, born Jan. 23, 1853 in the Town of Poland, daughter of Isaac Cobb (born in Gerry) and Nancy A. Tucker (born in Poland). She died Dec. 22, 1932. They were the parents of Miss Dora Woods. Isabella Woods, daughter of Samuel and Lydia Woods, died single, according to the records of Gerry town clerk, and had lived in Gerry for 50 years.
A-27 SISCHO. Omitted from the list of those in the Old German Cemetery, was Castle Sischo Sr. Born in Essex Co., NY and died in the Town of Gerry, Feb. 13, 1903, age 94. A letter from a gt. Granddaughter called our attention to this omission. We placed him in this old cemetery by this first wife, Anna whom the descendent thinks was a Barmore. Do the Barmores have any data on this? They had a son Castle Jr., born 1837 (no death date), who married Aurilla Cowden, born 1846 in Sherman. She died in Gerry Nov. 24, 1904, age 68. They are buried in the Gerry (village) Cemetery. (VM) Editor’s note: Castle and Anna have two children buried in the Allen Cemetery on Willard Street Extension: Rangelar died March 13, 1849, age 3 and Parmer died Jan. 12, 1849, age 9.
SOURCE: Fenton Historical Society Deserted Cemetery Series. From the Jamestown Journal 18 May 1968, compiled and written by Edna Ingham