Smyrna East Cemetery

Items in parenthesis added for clarity.

Tefft, Joesph - Apr 6, 1874 - age 62 yr.
(Tefft), Hannah, his wife - Sept 12, 1892 - age 79 yr.

Monument
Tefft, Welcome - July 29, 1862 - age 79 yr. 9 mo. 25 da.
(Tefft), Dorcas, his wife - Mar 25, 1850 - age 59 yr. 5 mo. 11 da.
Tefft, Roxsie W - 1837 - 1913
Tuxhill, Sabrina - 1837 - 1922
(Tefft), Burton H, son of Hoxsie W and Sabrina H Tefft, Feb 13, 1862 age 1 yr. 10 mo. 1 da.
(Tefft), Frank N, son of Hoxsie W and Sabrina H Tefft, May 4, 1869 age 4 yr. 7 mo. 24 da.

(Moyer), Claudy G, son of William S and Edith A Moyer - May 3, 1894 - Mar 4, 1897

(Eldridge), Ellen A, wife of Nathan Eldridge - Oct 10, 1857 - age 21 yr.
A base; the top not found.
Dawson, Samuel G - Sept 5, 1870 - age 67 yr.
(Dawson), Auralia Merritt, his wife - July 31, 1864 - age 54 yr. 6 mo.

Wooldridge, J W - Mar 13, 1858 - age 68 yr.
(Chafa), Maria H, wife of E. Chafa - Mar 2, 1858 - age 44 yr.
(Chafa), Eliza, wife of Elisha Chafa - May 9, 1862 - age 44 yr. 5 mo. 15 da.
Chaffee, Elisha - June 8, 1878 - age 74 yr.
Chaffee, Sanford - Apr 25, 1884 - age 76 yr.
(Chaffee), Hannah, his wife - Sept 4, 1896 - age 74 yr. 2 mo. 20 da.
Chafa, Mary A - 1846 - age 12 yr. 3 mo. 10 da. - stone down.
On opposite end of same stone: Adaline; nothing else.

Ray, Leman N - Aug 14, 1857 - age 33 yr. - stone flat
Northrup, Dorcas - Dec 24, 1872 - age 56 yr.
Note: Undertaker John Willcox's record shows that Dorcas Northrup died Dec 24, 1871.
(Northrup), Martha, wife of John Northrup - July 12, 1865 - age 72 yr. 11 mo.

Simons, Cyrus - Oct 6, 1844 - age 49 yr.
(Simons), Nancy R - wife of Cyrus 0 Dec 24, 1891 - age 91 yr.
(Simons), Wells, son of Cyrus and Nancy - Oct 4, 1843 - age 19 yr.

Weaver, Gordon - Aug 19, 1847 - age 50 yr. - Stone broken and mended, and set far down in earth.

(Weaver), Orpheus W, son of Gordon and Caroline Weaver, Apr 23, 1849 - age 28 yr. 8 mo. 8 da.
(Weaver), Dwight W, son of Gordon and Caroline - Aug 26, 1854 - in his 22d yr.

Willcox, Alfred - Feb 3, 1874 - age 63 yr. - stone flat.
(Willcox), Louisa, his wife - Dec 10, 1886 - age 78 yr. - stone broken & flat.
The following 3 on one stone:
Children of Alfred and Louisa Willcox:
(Willcox), Ann Delina - Aug 1?, 1854 - age 18 yr. 6 mo.
(Willcox), Adaline D - Apr 12, 1856 - age 16 yr. 7 mo.
(Willcox), Alfred A D - Feb 21, 1837 - age 4 yr. 4 mo.

A double stone:
(Willcox), Andrew D - Jan 6, 1860 - age 18 yr.
(Willcox), Adon Delano - Aug. 14, 1861 - age 11 yr.
Sons of Alfred and Louisa Willcox

Brown, A J - A large field stone - no dates
On the other side:
(Payson), ___illy, wife of J O Payson - no dates
(Payson), Ovilla, wife of John O Payson - Mar 31, 1854 - age 51 yr. 9 mo. & 7 da.
A complete stone in its base lies flat on its face.
Payson, John G - Sept 22, 1867 - age 59 yr.
A stone on its face; unreadable
(Payson), Charles D, son of Russel V and Jane Payson - Mar 23, 1868 - age 17 yr. 5 mo.
Payson, Russell - 1826 - 1875
(Payson), Jane Madison, his wife - 1823 - 1889
On the back of the above stone:
(Payson), George F and (Payson), Walter A, sons of Frank and Mary Payson; no dates.

Terwilliger, Lorinda - Nov 14, 1848 - age 27 yr.

Stokes, Ery - Dec 8, 1821 - Apr 15, 1890
(Stokes), Harriet, his wife - Sept 9, 1818 - Oct 31, 1911
(Stokes), Isaac E, son of Ery and Harriet Stokes - Feb 1, 18-- - age 2 yr. 9 mo. 20 da.
Note: Undertaker John Willcox's record says: "Mr. Stoke's child died Feb 3, 1849", probably referring to this boy.

Following all on the same stone:
(Ferrie), Clayton - Aug 22, 1874 - age 1 yr. 13 da.
(Ferrie), Anna - Mar 23, 1876 - age 1 yr. 17 da.
Children of M D and O L Ferrie
Ferris, Morrell D - 1851 - 1876

(Mathewson), Eliza A, wife of Charles Mathewson - June 31, 1853 age 38 yr. 3 mo. 16 da. - Stone made by Glazier & Co., Norwich, NY
(Mathewson), Freddie, son of Charles and Emma J Mathewson - May 10, 1865 - age 3 yr. 11 mo. 11 da.

Babcock, Ira - Feb 19, 1867 - age 62 yr. 3 mo. - stone flat
(Babcock), Lucy A, his wife - Dec 12, 1877 - age 59 yr. - This stone leans forward, almost to the ground
(Babcock), Sibel, wife of Ira Babcock - Aug 27, 1855 - age 44 yr. 3 mo. 23 da.

Yates, Lieut. S N - 22nd NY Cav - Civil War flag - no dates
Glynn, Alfred - Apr 7, 1882 - age 75 yr. 5 mo.
(Glynn), Laura, his wife - May 5, 1888 - age 75 yr.
One more stone base here; no top

In northwest corner of the cemetery:
Preston, John M - Aug 17, 1893 - age 83 yr.
(Preston), Julia F, his wife - Apr 13, 1883 - age 72 yr.
(Preston), Henry Jay, son of J M and J F Preston, fell in battle at Chancellorsville - May 2, 1863 - age 20 yr. 2 mo. 23 da. - Co. E - 157 Reg. NYSV - FLAG
Preston, Orville J - June 23, 1850 - Jan 13, 1917
(Preston), Rose Abbott, his wife - June 7, 1857 - Dec 21, 1920

Tobey, Edmond P - Mar 30, 1871 - age 48 yr. 3 mo. 4 da.
(Tobey), Lucy P, his wife - June 20, 1890 - age 63 yr. 7 mo. 5 da.
(Tobey), Hattie A, dau. of E P and L P Tobey - Dec 23, 1877 - age 23 yr.
Tobey, John P - June 5, 1790 - Apr 3, 1888
(Tobey), Temperance, his wife - Dec 29, 1888 - age 94 yr.

Woodard, Jedediah - Oct 16, 1871 - age 73 yr. 2 mo. 1 da. - stone flat.
(Woodard), Susan Pope, his wife - Apr 13, 1845 - age 48 yr. 8 mo. 24 da.
(Hill), Ralph E, son of L H and P T Hill - June 11, 1872 - age 1 yr. 8 mo. 24 da.
One small field stone under the tree.

Metal fence enclosure. On gate: "Hon. D Hubbard"
Monument:
Hubbard, Demas - Jan 27, 1867 - age 87 yr.
(Hubbard), Fanny, his wife - May 19, 1857 - age 77 yr.
Stanton, Abbie Hubbard - June 22, 1830 - July 20, 1880
Hubbard, Demas, Jr. - Sept 1, 1873 - age 67 yr.
(Hubbard), Laura, his wife - June 29, 1830 - age 29 yr.
(Hubbard), Caroline, his 2d wife - June 11, 1873 - age 67 yr.
Hubbard, Franklin - June 10, 1853 - age 21 yr.
Hubbard, Alvin C - June 2, 1867 - age 37 yr.

Monument with top in shape of a round pillar:
(Wilcox), Mattie, dau. of D A and S T Wilcox - June 5, 1876 - age 13 yr.

Bunker, Benjamin - born in Charlestown, Mass., March 22, 1772 died in Smyrna, NY, Apr 10, 1831 - FLAG - aged 59 yr. 19 da.
(King), Freddie S, son of George W and Eliza A King - March 27, 1875 - age 7 yr. 10 mo. 17 da.
(King), David B, son of George W and Eliza A King - June 26, 1862 - age 1 yr. 10 da.

Higgins, Ornan - May 8, 1857 - age 89 yr.
(Higgins), Eleanor P, his wife - Sept 3, 1880 - age 89 yr.

Thetga, Hiram N - Dec 31, 1866 - age 24 yr. 8 mo. - FLAG - A Vet. '61 - '65

(Crandall), Edward I, son of Juell W and Ruth Crandall - Sept 6, 1848 - age 2 yr. 4 mo. 10 da.

(Stebbins), Mary P, dau. of Sereno and Ruth Stebbins - Nov 2, 1862 - no age


Contributed by: Barb Avery, March, 2001

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