Cortland Co. Cemetery listings -
Unnamed Cem. in village
of Virgil near M.E. Church

Unnamed Cemetery near M.E. Church

No. 2 on Atlas Map, Lot 34

According to Mrs. Bays, Virgil historian in 2000, this cemetery is known locally as the Pioneer cemetery or "the old cemetery".

James Knapp gave me the following directions to the cemetery: "It Is Located On Church Street In Virgil....Rt 215 From Cortland To Virgil At The Four Corners In Town It Turns Off To The Right In Front Of The School..Fifty Feet Past The Corner...Outside Of Town About 1/4 Mile..New Town Hall On Same Street Which Has An Office For Mrs.Bays On The Left..Cemetery On The Right...(which is) Virgil Rural Cemetery You Continue Through The Four Corners 1/8 Mile Past School..Its On The Right... "

ATWELL John , of Fallsburg ,Sullivan Co. d. Apr.25,1853, ae 80 yr. 2 m.
   
ALLENTON Emeline , wife of Jesse B. , d. Sept. 8, 1853, ae 39 yr. 1 m. 3 d.
   
BRANCH Prudence D. , dau. of Enoch D. and Clarissa , d. Nov. 17, 1854 , ae 22 yr.
  Clarissa , wife of Enoch D., d.Sept. 7 , 1838 ae 38 yr.
  Polly Maria , dau. of Enoch D. and Clarissa ,
  d. Aug.16 , 1838 ae 12 yr.
  Enoch Nelson , son of Enoch D. and Clarissa ,
  d. Aug 27, 1838 ae 2 yr.
  Fanny Rosana , dau. of Enoch D. and Clarissa ,
  d. Sept.22 , 1839 ae 4 yr.
  Jephthah , d. July16 ,1849 ae 78 yr.
  Nancy , wife of Jephthah M. ,d. May 10 , 1850
  Charlotte C. , dau. of J.M. and Nancy.
  Infant son of J.M. and Rachel.
 
BURR Daniel H. , d. Dec. 5 , 1849 ae 71 yr. 4 m. 4 d.
   
BROWNE Henry , d. Sept. 1 , 1858 , ae 76 yr. 8 m. 4 d.
  Henry A. , son of Sarah and Henry , d. 1842 ae 11 yr.
  Sarah , wife of Henry , d. Jan. 30 , 1856 ae 70 yr. 4m.
   
BALL Wait , d. Sept. 13 , 1837 , ae 83 yr. "He was one of the first
  settlers of the town. A judge for many years and a justice 16 years in
  succession. Settled in 1798 ."
  Rebecca , wife of Wait , d. June 11 , 1842 , ae 77 yr. 2m. 2d.
  Florence , dau. of Shubal G. and Catherine ae 11 yr. ( no date)
  Catherine , wife of S. G., d. June 6 , 1860 , ae 37 yr.
  Gorham , d. 1854 ae 36 yr.
   
BRADLEY Isaac , d. Feb. 28 , 1843 , ae 56 yr.
  Mary E. , dau. of Isaac and Nancy , d. 1840 ae 18 yr.
   
BENTON Rachel , wife of Frederick , d. Aug. 5 , 1839 , ae 55 yr. 10 m.
  Thomas , d. Apr. 6 , 1865 , ae 60 yr. 1 m.
   
BOUTON James , d. Oct. 29 , 1854 , ae 73 (?) yr.
  Abagail , wife of James , d. Dec. 1859 , ae 73(?) yr.
  Diadama , wife of Hiram , d.June 10 , 1828 , ae 25 yr.
  With two infants by her side
   
CASE George W. , son of Andrew and Sarah , d. Oct. 26 , 1842 ae 15 yr.
   
CRONKHITE Elizabeth ,wife of Anthony , d. Sept. 30 , 1841 , ae 83 yr. , 8 m. 22 d
   
CURTIS Nehimiah , d. July 21, 1845 , ae 63 yr.
  Lucida , his wife , d. May 13 , 1873 , ae 88 yr
   
CHASE Jeremiah , d. Apr. 10 , 1847 , ae 92 yr.
  Sabra , wife of Jeremiah , d. Apr. 23 , 1844 , ae 80 yr. 1m. 23 d.
   
CARSON Mary , d. Feb. 22 , 1842 ae 22 yr.
  Sally , wife of Abraham , d. Dec. 8 , 1824 , ae 26 yr. 7 m.
  The oldest dau. of Jonathan and Lucinda Edwards.
   
CONRAD Susana , wife of John , d. Feb. 4 , 1840 , ae 47 yr.
   
DAVIS Benjamin , d. Oc. 30 , 1863 , ae 58 yr.
   
EDWARDS Jonathan , b. Jan 14 , 1769 , d. Apr. 2 , 1845
  Lucinda , his wife , b. Apr. 29 , 1774 Eldest
  child of Jonathan and Joanna Skeel
  Mr. William , youngest son Jonathan and Lucinda ,
  d. July 4 1834 , ae 24 yr. 4m. 13 d.
  Miss Harriet , youngest dau. of Jonathan and Lucinda ,
  d. Apr. 6 , 1835 , ae 28 yr.
  Miss Lydia , second dau. of Jonathan and Lucinda ,
  d. Dec. 29 , 1845 , ae 42 yr. 9 m 6 d.
  Sally Marcia , dau. of Rufus Harriet , d. Jan. 8 , 1837,
  ae 1 yr. 10 m. 15 d.
   
FRANK Mr. John M. ,d. Apr. 9 , 1830 ae 81 yr. " He was born in
  Brunswick , Germany. He emigrated to America at an early period of our
  Revolution. Joined the contest for freedom and fought for independence.
  Peter , d. Jan. 30 , 1827 , ae 36 yr. 5 m. 10 d.
  William K. , son of Peter and Sarah , d. Nov. 3 , 1826 , ae 4 yr. 1 m. 15 d.
  Jane D. , dau. of Peter and Sarah , d. Mar.19 , 1816 , ae 1 m. 9 d.
   
GLAZIER Lucy , wife of Calvin L., d. 1853 , ae 32 yr.
  Benjamin , d.Feb. 19 , 1862 ae 76 yr. 13 d.
  Joseph , d. Jan 30 , 1847 , ae 61 yr.
  Almira , wife of Benjamin , d. 1858 ae 57 yr. 11 m.
 
GEROW Julia , wife of William , d. June 14 , 1843 , ae 46 yr.
   
GREGORY Josiah , d. June 16 , 1844 ae 49 yr. 4 m. 28 d.
   
HUMISTON Adalaide J. , dau. of Horace and Jane , d. Dec. 31, 1852 ae 8m.
   
HANCOCK Joel , d. Dec. 9 , 1864 ae 74 yr. 5m. 21 d.
  Susan , wife of Joel , d. June 24 , 1868 , ae 72 yr. 4m.
   
HOLDRIDGE  
HOLBRIDGE Anna C. , wife of Daniel , d. Nov.13 , 1847 , ae 47 yr. 9m. 8d.
  Daniel , d. Oct. 18 , 1882 , b. May 20 , 1798
  Abagail E. , dau. of Daniel and Anna c. , d. Feb 2, 1845 , ae 13 yr
   
HOLBROOK Susannah , dau. of Phineas and Cloy , d. Dec. 6 , 1838 ae 26 yr. 5m.
   
LEECH Amos , d. Aug. 25 , 1859 ae 49 yr.
  Clarissa , wife of Isaac , d. Feb. 4 , 1863 , ae 91 yr.
  Isaac , d. Oct. 18 , 1848 , ae 71 yr. 6 m.
   
LUCK* Simeon , d. Jan. 10, 1852 , ae 84 yr. 8m. 13 d.
  Rebeckah , wife of Simeon , d. June 26 , 1831 , ae 61 yr. 6m.
probably   Chester , son of Simeon and Edith , d. Nov. 1, 1836 , ae 10 yr.
LUCE*   Simeon , d. Aug. 19 , 1808 , ae 86 yr.
  George , son of Martin and Catherine , d. Oct. 10 1848 , ae 6 yr. 11m. 18 d.

Edith , wife of Simeon , d. Aug. 1856 , ae 54 yr. 4m. 28 d.


MOTT Hannah , dau. of Joshua and Permela , d.1829 , ae 10 yr.
  Thomas , d. Apr. 30 , 1848 , ae 90 yr.
  Susan , his wife , d. May 7,1845 , ae 78 yr.
  Emaline , dau. of Henry and Sally d. Apr.17 , 1843 , ae 3 yr.
   
MOSHER Stephen , d. Nov. 3 , 1864 , ae 79 yr.
   
MORSE John , d. 1832 (?) ae 74 yr. 10 m.
  Hannah , wife of John , d. Mar. 2 , 1860 , ae 91 yr. 11 m. 17 d.
   
ROE Deacon John E. , d. Jan. 13 , 1831 , ae 56 yr.
  Charlotte , wife of Deacon John E. , d. Sept, 26 , 1835 , ae 61 yr.
  James , d. Mar. 24 , 1813 ae. 44 yr.
  Elizabeth , dau. of Sylvester and Nancy , d. 1839 , ae 12 yr.
   
REAS William H. , son of James and Elizabeth , d. Feb. 1828 , ae 4 yr.
  Rose Allen , dau. of Frederick and Eliza , d. Dec, 28 , 1829 , ae 2 m.
   
RUSSEL Thomas , d. Apr. 23 , 1834 , ae 69 yr. 9 d.
   
SKEEL Jonathan , d. July 20 , 1834 , ae 84 yr. 9 m.
  Joanna , his wife , d. Sept. 13 , 1830 , ae 76 yr. 17 d.
   
SMITH Nancy , wife of Harrison , d. June 26 , 1842 , ae 40 yr.
  Nancy E. , dau of Harrison and Nancy , d. July 28 , 1842
  ae 2 yr. 8 m.
  Charlott , wife of Henry , d. Oct. 31 , 1862 , ae 34 yr. 9 m.
   
TAYLOR Hepsibath , wife of Justus , d. May 20 , 1844 , ae 40 yr. 5m. 18 d.
  Sarah , dau. of above , ae 7 yr.
   
TERPENING Sarah Agusto
  Anna Sophia , dau. of Merenus T. and Peggy ,
  d. Oct.9 , 1829 , ae 1 yr. 8m. 1 d.
   
TROWBRIDGE William S. , from Wisconsin , Nov. 1848 , ae 29 yr.
   
TERPENING Mary E. , dau. of Josiah Elizabeth , d. Apr. 1842 , ae 11 yr.
   
VEEDER Penelope ,wife of Adam C. ,d. June 10 , 1860 , ae 60 yr. 15 d.
   
WOOD Orrin , d. July 13 , 1842 , ae 55 yr. 1m. 19d.



Records furnished to Cortland Historical Society by Mrs. L. F. Bristol, Virgil, N.Y. who was the local Historian during 1932.

*Jessie Elder, a Luce researcher noticed that the names in this section of the cemetery matched the names of early LUCE settlers in the area. A volunteer for the website checked out the situation and this is what she reported back:
>the name is LUCE
>
> Here is what I could read:
> G Francis Luce, d. 16 Oct 1861 ae. 45y 5 m 20 d
> Lydia w/o George F Luce, d. 8 May 1880 ae 68 y 8 m * there was more on this
> stone but it was unreadable
> There were also 2 footstones that were unreadable
> Another: Newer replacement stone on this site:
> Father- Joel Allen Luce
> b. Jan 3, 1820; d. 19 May 1898
> 2 Upright older stones that were unreadable.

Transcribed by from scanned images of LDS tape number 1304773, supplied by Pat Stefnik and .


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