MINA CORNERS CEMETERY

MINA, NY

(Rte 430 Between Sherman and Findley Lake)


Name & Family, Dates, age

BART
John, died 1-10-1801, age 40-8-11 <>

ADKINS
2 stones not readable,
Will L. son of J.D and O. B d, 12-12- 1897, age 22-3-22

AMIDON
John N.  Co 148th Reg. NY Vol. 1844-1907

AMIDON
Caroline M. 1841-1932

BABBITT (Probably)
Isaac, 1810-1889
Mary, 1819-1890
Henry, 1813-1891

BABCOCK
Byron , 1864-1937
Wife, Elizabeth, 1867-1963

BABCOCK
William D.G. age 33/ no other data

BABCOCK
Rue McHENRY, aged X0years

BABCOCK
Eunice, aged 35 years/do data

BABCOCK
Jesse, died March 24, 1867, age 81-11-x
2 stones down
Leroy can't read.

BABCOCK
Jesse, died March 24, 1867, age 81-11-x
2 stones down
Leroy can't read. there is no trace of ANY Leroy Babcock in this county ever

probably misread;

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in 1850 and 60 one JESSE BABCOCK was here with wife PRUDENCE
JESSE b 20 May 1784 Westerly,,Washington,Rhode Island,
Death: 24 Mar 1867 Place: Findley Lake town of Mina Chautauqua Co NY b
Mina Corners Cemetery

Father: James Babcock Mother: Sarah Rosswife PRUDENCE WHITFORD
b Birth: 1805 NY
Death: Feb 1864 Place: Mina,,Chautauqua,New York b there
Father: Jesse Whitford Mother: Ruhanah Rue Greenman
Children still home in 1850 Mina

*JOSHUA BABCOCK 28 actually b 07 SEP 1825 Alfred, Allegany, New York
RUE G 28 married McHENRY d 1866 buried MINA Corners
EUNICE H 17 d age 35 b Mina Corners
WGC 13 ( William) d 1870 b Mina Corners

*Joshua BABCOCK is in various towns living alone never married he is a
hired hand on several farms he is gone by 1910 he is found in Westfield Cemetery
Babcock, Joshua 1822-1907 he is not in the same area with the other BABCOCK
buried there

EVA FINDLEY BEAL
Clipping dated THURSDAY October 11 1956
A member of one of the oldest families of the town of Mina, passed away
friday when Mrs Eva BEAL age 77 of North East, Erie CO PA died, she was the
wife of Dr Thomas A BEAL a dentist in North East. Mrs BEAL was a Great
Great Granddaughter of Alexander FINDLEY, who founded the village of the
name of Findley Lake NY She was the daughter of James FINDLEY and Sarah
HASLETT FINDLEY , She is survived by her husband and 2 daughters, Mrs INA
WOODS of North East and Mrs WINIFRED CHILCOTT of Pittsburg, 2 brothers,
Roscoe FINDLEY and Rutherford FINDLEY of Mesa AZ, and 2 grandchildren.
Burial in Mina Cemetery

March 26, 1941 Findley Lake
Mrs Harry BROWN died at Corry Hospital after suffering Spinal meningitis,
age 19 yrs Burial in the MINA Cemetery Born Mary THIEME was married Feb 21
1941 besides her husband she is survived by Mr and Mrs EMIL THIEME her
parents, brothers Merle, Clinton, Alfred and Carl and sister Evelyn THIEME
** According to census data the parents names are CARL EMIL .and EVA Not
EMIL THIEME

CLARK
CLIFFORD
William, Son of William and Jane Clifford, d, 8-7-1853, aged 1-9-0
William, d, 4-15,1887, aged 62-7-12

Mrs Jane Elizabeth BUSH CLIFFORD was born at Cherry Valley Otsego CO NY July
8 1833 and was married to William CLIFFORD at Cooperstown NY Jan 2, 1851
their entire married life save 1 yr was spent in Mina Chautauqua Co NY
To this union 3 ch were born, 1 son and the husband preceding her some years
since;
remaining are 1 son, Dewitt C CLIFFORD with whom she resided and daughter
Mrs W. C. SHOPPART (EMILY)
Burial at Mina Cemetery
( no record for her burial here or her son DeWitt but)
also there

CLIFFORD, William Died 4-15-1887 Age 52

DeWITT CLIFFORD was born in Mina, Chautauqua Co NY July 30 1863 and died
August 9, 1935 being a few days over 72 yrs of age.
Mr CLIFFORD and Elsie HOOKER were married 42 yrs ago and have always lived
on the farm north of town/ Burial in Mina Cemetery
CLIFFORD, Elsie HOOKER wife of DeWITT CLIFFORD born at Findley Lake March
29, 1872 dau of George and Jeanette DeCLOW HOOKER and died October 20, 1938
Burial in Mina Cemetery



CORBETT
Clara E. wife of C.E. Corbett, died 9-27-1884 aged 26
Son Clarence E. died 10-18-1884, age 1 month, "Our Son"

CLAUDE DAVENPORT
1906 Clipping no other date
On Friday last week Claude DAVENPORT was operated on for appendicitis by Drs
ELLIS and CHRISTY of Sherman, and Clymer, he lingered til 11 on Monday
He was born Oct 23 1877 on Feb 15th 1890 he married Miss Bertha GRIMES whose
father died about 2 weeks ago, They had always made their home at Mina with
her parents
Burial Mina Corners

Silas Himelein
Home in 1930: Mina, Chautauqua, New York
Age: 64
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866
BirthPlace: New York
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouses's Name: Hattie

Dec 14, 1944
Silas HIMELEIN d at Hamot Hospital Erie residence Findley Lake NY Interment
will be made in family plot at Mina Corners Cemetery
Papers please copy

HERMAN HIMELEIN 67 of Findley Lake, died at his home here Sunday (Clipping
dated Sunday April 29, 1945) after an illness of a year;
He is survived by his wife Mrs Bertha POST HIMELEIN, 4 daughters, Ruth,
Mrs Clara CADY, Jeanette of Jamestown and Alice at home, also a son Russell
of Findley Lake, a brother LEVANT of Gowanda, a sister Mrs Roy PENGREY of
Delavan NY
he also has 1 grandchild, he was predeceased by 8 brothers and sisters
Burial.in the family plot at Mina Corners

LONSON HOTCHKISS died 1959 and both are buried in Mina Corners Cemetery

LOUIE MAE DAVID HOTCHKISS
Louie Mae DAVIS was born in Union Twp Erie CO PA March 7, 1881 the daughter
of Victor and Lovilla CARROLL DAVIS she resided in French Creek twp with her
parents when
she married Lonson A. HOTCHKISS, March 5, 1899 about 1901 they came to
Findley Lake her mother whom she cared for died Dec 3, 1912 and her father
died Dec 10, 1928 in 1929 She was elected Tax Collector for the town of
Mina, which office she held at her home until herd eath
She died Monday May 3, 1932 after a weeks illness, besides her husband she
leaves a son, Clyde D HOTCHKISS, and a daughter Fren HOTCHKISS ALDAY 3
grandchildren, VIctor HOTCHKISS< Alan and Joan ALDAY 2 brothers, LeRoy and
Clarence Davis of French Creek

Died, Sept 15, 1953
Alton Fay HUNTLEY of Wattsburg PA Husband of Estella M Huntley father of
Cecil A, and Roy L HUNTLEY
Burial in Mina Cemetery
Thursday Sept 22 1955

Died Monday Estella M HUNTLEY 72 at her home, a life long resident she
leaves 2 sons, Cecil A and Roy L. HUNTLEY 2 sisters. Mrs Maude WHITNEY and
Mrs Nellie MOSEMAN 5 grandch and 2 Great Grand ch
burial in the Mina Cemetery

is JOB SKELLIE born 06 DEC 1835   lived with Dr ALVAH and his wife Orinda
JENNINGS as a farm laborer before his marriage
and their dau Adelaide JENNINGS b ca 1856
JOB SKELLIE married to Melissa and died 24 AUG 1917 in Mina
He was the son of Edward and Orinda DEUEL SKELLIE
SKELLIE
Edward, b 5-5-1801- d, 8-13-1884
Wife Orinda, died 10-10-1865, age 61

Job and Melissa SKELLIE had a son FRANK Skellie b April 1873 d Died 1956
a daughter Carrie b ca 1863 son George ca 1869 SKELLIE, George P. Spouse of
May Born 1869 Died 1942 dau Della ca 1874 all b Mina

JOHN JOHNSON
J H (or A) JOHNSON passed away here Sunday after a lingering illness, and
has been confied to his room since last August, Deceased was born in
Brownville NY in 1848 being 68 yrs old at his death, he was married in Feb
22 1874 to Cornelia DuNANT who died 14 yrs later leaving a daugher Mrs WILL
COE of Mina, on August 3, 1892 he married to miss Hannah HIMELEIN, of this
place, where he went into the meat business until it burned in 1912 he then
conducted a grocery at the corner of Main and Lake St in FindleyLake
from the last union 1 son and 1 daugher were born, (EDNA M and HERBERT)
burial at Mina

Mrs Miriam HAYNER LONG, aged 18 yrs only daughter of Frank HAYNER of North
East but formerly of Mina, died of pneumonia an d heart trouble and was
buried at Mina Cemetery She was married last Christmas to Mr LONG of North
East

MARTIN, Gust A. Spouse of Bertha A. Born 1881 Died 1934
MARTIN, Bertha A. Spouse of Gust A. Born 1880 Died 1936
Bertha GRIMES Davenport remarried to Gust MARTIN
Saturday Sept 12, 1936
Mrs Bertha GRIMES MARTIN widow of Gust MARTIN died thurs evening at the
family home west of the village of Sherman, she was 56 yrs old, born in Mina
Feb 15, 1880 she is survived by her mother, Mrs Della HART, 2 sons, Ralph
MARTIN and Arthur MARTIN and 1 grand dau Margaret MARTIN
a Mina Scrapbook Clipping

SHOPPART, Emily Born 1853 Died 1925 (nee CLIFFORD)

JOB SKELLIE born 06 DEC 1835   lived with Dr ALVAH and his wife Orinda
JENNINGS as a farm laborer before his marriage
and their dau Adelaide JENNINGS b ca 1856
JOB SKELLIE married to Melissa and died 24 AUG 1917 in Mina
He was the son of Edward and Orinda DEUEL SKELLIE
SKELLIE
Edward, b 5-5-1801- d, 8-13-1884
Wife Orinda, died 10-10-1865, age 61

Job and Melissa SKELLIE had a son FRANK Skellie b April 1873 d Died 1956
a daughter Carrie b ca 1863 son George ca 1869 SKELLIE, George P. Spouse of
May Born 1869 Died 1942 dau Della ca 1874 all b Mina

Mr Merle THIEME who had been in poor health for some time passed away Monday
July 20 1942 in a Jamestown hospital, He was a son of EMIL THIEME, of this
place and was 30 yrs of age, surviving are his wife PEARL THIEME, 4
children, his parents , 3 brothers, Clinton and Carl of Buffalo and Alfred
of Findley Lake and 1 sister Miss Evelyn THIEME
Burial in Mina Cemetery probably several more of this name there
** According to census data the parents names are CARL EMIL .and EVA Not
EMIL THIEME

McKENDRY WING Civil War Veteran
McKendry Wing ,
Enlistment Date: 15 February 1865
Distinguished Service: Side Served: Union
State Served: New York
Unit Numbers: 1331 1331
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 February 1865 at the age of 19
Enlisted in Company U, 15th Engineersineers Regiment New York on 15 February
1865.
Mustered out Company U, 15th Engineersineers Regiment New York on 13 June
1865 in Fort Barry, VA
Son of Samuel and Sally Maria GREEN WING, brother Emulus sisters Clementijne
and Caroline all b Mina
McKENDRY was born July 15, 1845
Emulus lived in Ohio when McKendry died at his home and was brought back to
the family plot at Mina for Burial in 1930 Emulus now 76 a widower is here
in Mina too
McKendry never married died Jan 28 1916
burial in Mina cemetery


SOURCE: Taken from reading done 1988 by Shirley Bock Testi of Corry PA.  Copied for admission to GenWeb Archives by the Town Of Mina Clerk, Florence BOOZEL.  Submitted by Dee Davidson, 1999.