Interments in the BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, pages 257-261.


Note: Some of Poucher's listings have been found to be inaccurate, so use these with caution. If you find any inaccuracies in this listing please send them to me so that I may correct them. Lynn Brandvold  Thanks.


CLASSIFICATION: Churchyard.
LOCATION: In the city of Poughkeepsie, in the rear of residence lots on Garden, High, and Mansion streets, with approach from Garden street.
CONDITION: Thickly overgrown with saplings and vines; a place of deposit for neighborhood refuse.
INSCRIPTIONS: 182 in number. Copied in 1911 by J. W. Poucher, M. D., and Miss Helen W. Reynolds. Published in the Poughkeepsie Eagle of December 23 and 25, 1911.
REMARKS: The Baptist Church of Poughkeepsie was organized in July, 1807, and this land was acquired shortly after for burial purposes.

1. Atkinson, Mary, dau. of William B. & Kezah, d. May 1, 1834, a. 11-9-11.
2. Bailey, Alathea*, dau. of Edmund B. & Elisa A., d. Sep. 13, 1819, a. 10 d.
3. Bailey, Alathea, w. of Eli W. A., d. Sep. 9, 1842, a. 48-4-19.
4. Bailey, Emily, dau. of Edmund & Mary, d. July 10, 1843, a. 10 m. 23 d.
5. Bailey, George F., s. of Eli W.A. & Alathea, d. Apr. 1, 1849, a. 27-2-13.
6. Bailey, Henry A., s. of Eli W. A., & Alaetha, d. June 2, 1832, a. 19-2-28.
7. Barton, David, d. Oct, 16, 1829, a. 51 y.
8. Barton, Egbert, d. June19, 1826, in 32d y,
9. Beach, Mrs. Phebe, d. Aug. 29, 1836, a. 78-10-29.
10. Beadle, Clara Power, w. of Daniel W., b. Aug. 16, 1798, d. Oct. 16, 1842.
11. Beadle. Clarence D., s. of Daniel W. & Clara, d. July 28, 1831, (remainder of stone under ground).
12. Beadle, Daniel W., s. of John & Sarah, b. Sep.12, 1797, (remainder of stone under ground).
13. Beardsley; Jonathan H., d. Feb. 19, 1834 a. 56 y.
Rhoda, w. of Jonathan H., d. Nov. 4, 1840, a. 45 y.
Jonathan, d. Aug. 27, 1851, a. 37-6-28
Emma, only daughter of Jonathan & Laura H., d. May 2, 1842, a. 12 d.
(Monument)
14. Beebe, Elisabeth Slater, w. of Samuel, d. May 26, 1859, a. 63 y.
15. Beesmer, Jane Eliza, dau. of William C. & Mary G., d. Apr. 18, 1854, a. 1-1-11.
16. Beesmer, John, d. Sep.11, 1850, In 6lst y.;
also, Hannah Carroll, w. of John, d. Jun, 21, 1856, in 68th y.
17. Bodey, George A., d. Mar. 9,1860, a. 19-3-1.
18. Bodey, Ogden E., Co. G, 150th N. Y. Vols., d. Jan. 3, 1871, a. 26 y. (G. A. R. marker).
19. Bodey, William A. O., d. Dec. 18, 1852, a. 9-1-13;
        also Philip A., d. Mar. 15, 1841, a. 1-10-17.
20. Booth, Charles, d. Nov. 4, 1850, a. 21 y.
21. Booth, James, d. Nov. 9, 1843, a. 74 y.
22. Booth, Louis, d. Sep. 20, 1814, a. 10 w.
23. Booth, Matthew H., d. June 26, 1848, a. 37-7-19.
24. Booth, Richard I., d. Jan. 28, 1843, a. 30 y. (I. O. of O. F.)
25. Booth, Sarah Holmes, w. of James, d. Aug. 3, 1824, a. 50 y.
26. Bosworth, Prudence Metcalf, wid. of Jabesh, Esq., d. Oct. 26, 1837, in 70th y.
27. Bradford. Sarah, w. of Nathaniel, d. Feb. 8, 1840, in 64th y.
28. Braley, Adeline, dau. of James & Emily, d. Jan. 27, 1851, a. 16 y. 4 m.;
        also Emma, dau. of John & Emily B. Winslow, d. Mar. 9, 1854, a. 10 m. 9 d.
29. Braley, Albert, s. of James & Emily, d. Feb. 2, 1850, a. 22 y. 6 m,
30. Braley, Gussie, s. of James M. & Emily, d. Apr.10, 1864, a. 18-1-7.
31. Braley, Willie, d. Sep. 8, 1849, a. 15-11-28;
Isabella, d. July 7,1851, a. 1-3-8:
children of James & Emily.
32. Braley, (Broken), d. Dec. 2, 1847, a. 37 y. 17 d.
33. Braning. Francis, d. Mar. 13, 1842, a. 29 y.
34. Briggs, Ann, w. of Benjamin L., d. Dec. 28, 1888, in 65th y.
35. Briggs, Benjamin L., d. May 20, 1855, in 80th y.
36. Briggs, Benjamin S., late of Shefford, Bed's., Eng., d. June 2, 1828, a. 26-7-29.
37. Briggs, Isaac, d. June 25, 1833, a. 25 y. 9 m.
38. Briggs, Mary Albenia, only daughter of Benjamin S. & Mary E., d. Jan. 4, 1853, a. 3-5-8.
39. Briggs, Mary Ann, w. of Isaac, d. June 23, 1837, a. 26 y.
40. Briggs, Sarah Dare, w. of Isaac, b. Nov. 9, 1786, d. Sep. 4, 1854.
41. Briggs, William Henry D., infant son of Isaac & Mary Ann, d. July 15, 1830, a. 2 m. 1 d.
42. Brill, Hellen, w. of John, d. June 6, 1851, in 53d y.
43. Brink, Emma Jane, eldest daughter of Lazarus V. & Catharine L., d. Feb. 24, 1863, a. 15 y. 4 m.
44. Brink, George W., only son of Lazarus V. & Catharine L., d. Aug. 9,1863, a. 10 m. 27 d.
45. Brooks, Ann Grimshaw, w. of John, d. Aug. 17, 1823, a. 20-7-10.
46. Brooks, Mary, d. Jan. 20, 1841, a. 75 y. 3 m.
47. Brownson, Maria L. Gale, w. of A. H., b. Feb. 2, 1806, d. Oct. 26, 1860, a. 54-8-24.
48. Butler, Charles Thompson, eldest son of Charles & Mary, b. in Stratford, Conn., d. Nov. 15, 1828, a. 37-6-15;also, his infant daughter Jane.
49. Butler, Isaac T., d. Mar.27, 1852, a. 49 y.
50. Butler, Sarah, w. of Isaac T., d. Nov. 16, 1856, a. 59-11-21.
51. Cable, Andrew Jackson, s. of James & Hannah, d. Feb. 12, 1834, a. 2-1-4.
52. Cable, Edmund, Co. H, 128th N.Y. Inf.
53. Cable, Sarah Mills, w. of James, d. July 26, 1823, a 28 y. 4 m.
54. Cambot, Mandy, dau. of Anthony & Rachel, d. Sep. 22, 1836, a. 1-10-20.
55. Carey, Helen, dau. of Thomas & Louisa, d. Nov. 30, 1852, a. 7-1-11.
56. Carey, Martha, b. July 27, 1882, d. Oct 12, 1835; Transcriber Note: 1882 is obviously in error, it is probably 1832.
        Benjamin, b. Apr. 4, 1835, d. Apr. 20, 1835:
        children of Samuel & Martha.
57. Clift, Daniel, d. Aug. 22, 1854, in 73d y.
        Martha, dau. of Daniel & Mary, d. Nov. 8, 1844, in 22d y.
58. Cornish, Abigail, w. of Joseph, d. Dec. 6, 1850, a. 86-5-3.
59. Cornish, Joseph, d. Dec, 26 1822 , a. 69 y. 26 d.
60. Curtis, "In memory of Anna Curtis, deceased, and formerly widow of John Schultz, deceased, of Rhinebeck Landing, a. 47 y. 5 d." (No date of death on the stone).
61. Curtis, John, d. Jan. 9, 1814. (Broken).
62. Daniel, Ann, w. of William, b. in Abergavenny, England, June 21, 1783, d. July 21, 1838.
63. Daniel, John, b. in England, d. May 10, 1849, in 45th y.
64. Davis, Alexander, d. July 23, 1835 a. (illegible).
65. Dodge, Samuel, d. Oct. 4, 1807, a. 77-5-25.
66. Dunham, George Briggs, s. of Samuel & Catharine, d. Apr. 30, 1824, a. 8-1-9.
67. Ellingham, Francis, d. Aug. 30, 1865.
68. Fanning, William Schenck, a. of W. A. & K. C., d. Mar. 6, 1844, a. 4 y. 8 m.
69. Free, James B., d. Aug. 23, 1849, a. 49-4-4.
70. Free, Jane, w. of James B., & dau. of Israel & Mary Ketcham, d. Aug. 31, 1839, in 32nd y.
        Also, Jane Eliza, d. Sep. (---) 1839, a. 1 m. 14 d.;
        Frances Mary, d. Sep. (---) 1839 a. 1 m. 19 d.
71. Freeman, Phineas G., d. Jan. 28, 1829, a. 24 y. 3 m.
72. Frisbie, Elizabeth w. of Pierpont, d. Dec. 7, 1836 a. 32-9-28.
73. Frisbie, Harriet, dau. of Ester & Caleb d. Jan. 10, 1838, a. 55-7-22.
74. Frisbie, Pirpoind, d. Oct, 7, 1867, a. 85 y.
75. Frisbie, Sarah D., w. of Pierpoind, b. June 1, 1800, d. Jan. 14, 1854.
78. Garner, Hannah, d. Apr. 14, 1823, a. 21-3-3.
77. Gennet, Charles, d. Apr. 8, 1836, a. 55-11-5.
78. Gennet, Sarah, w. of Charles, d. May 17, 1854, a. 71-9-18.
79. Gile, Clymena Gould, w. of Benjamin, d. May 23, 1844, a. 38-4-7.
80. Green, Frances G., dau. of William H. & Sarah T., d. Apr. 15, 1848, a. 2-5-15.
        (See Van Kleeck, Monument).
81. Green, William Henry, s. of William H. & Sarah T., d. Aug. 17, 1845, a. 4-2-15.
82. Grimshaw, Ellen, d. Aug. 28, 1836, in 52d y.
83. Hagadorn, Cyrus D., d. Sep. 22, 1870, a. 69 y. 17 d.; Elizabeth Dorland, w. of Cyrus D., d. Oct 28, 1852, a. 33-2-6.
84. Hagadorn, Lavina, d. Mar. 28, 1863, a. 72 y. 8 m.
85. Hallowell,Eliza, dau of John & Elizabeth, d. Mar.20, 1846, a. 15-10-12.
86. Harris, Stephen. d. July 26, 1823, in 80th y.
87. Heermance, Peter, b. Aug. 9, 1779, d. June 6, 1839.
        (See Ostrander, No.125).
88. Hillquist, Casper, d. Sep., 1809 a (illegible).
89. Hillquist, Mason, d. Apr. 13, 1828, a. 28 y. 25 d.
90. Ho----, "In memory of Ma ---, (broken), daughter of (broken)) and Louys H----, who died May the 23d, 1816, aged 16 yrs., 3 mo."
91. Hopkins, Catharine, w. of Thomas S., d. June 12, 1816, a. 27-8-5.
92. Hopkins, Thomas S., d. Nov 13 1828, a. 46-6-6.
93. Hopper Mrs. Sarah, d. at State Line, W. Stockbridge, Mass., Apr. 6,1868, a. 78 y.
94. Hosford, William, d. Mar. 15, 1833, a. 7-2-16.
95. Hyde, Dyer, d. Jan. 25, 1846, in 66th y.
98. H-----, Charles, d. Apr. 20, 1818, a. 4-6-21.
97. Johnson, Gilbert, s. of Samuel P., & Miriam, a native of Cornwall, Conn., drowned in the Hudson River, Feb.12, 1826, a. 17 y. 21 d.
98. Ketcham, Israel, d. Jan. 9, 1850, in 75th y.
99. Kinshimer, Ann, d. Nov. 27, 1832, a. 6-8-3.
100. Kinshimer, Benjamin, d. Jan. 22, 1848, a. 59-2-9.
101. Kinshimer, George, d. Oct. 10, 1831, a. 11 y.
103. Kinshimer, Maria, d. Feb. 6, 1832, a. 3 y. 6 m.
103. Kinshimer, William P., d. May 20, 1838, a. 2-5-5.
104. Lake, (Broken) ott B., d. Feb.10, 1852, a. 20 y. 5 m.;
        also their daughter, Mary Jane, d. Feb. 10, 1852, a. 1 y. 6 m.
(Note: The Poughkeepsie Eagle of Feb. 21, 1852, contains, the following notice: Died — In Poughkeepsie on the 10th inst., the wife of Platt Lake, aged 20 yrs., 4 m., the adopted daughter of Jarvis V. Gowman. Also, at the same time, their child, aged 18 mo.")
105. Latimer, Mary Booth, w. of E. H., d. Nov. 23, 1852, a. 27 y. 9 m.;
        their dau., Ida Mary, d. May 7, 1852, a. 8 m. 25 d.
106. Law, Harriet, dau. of Timothy B. & Harriet, d. Apr.14, 1852, a. 14 y.
107. Lawrence, Nicholas, B., d. Dec.18, 1840, a. 47 y. 26 d.
108. Linton, Elizabeth, w. of Thomas, d. Sep. 7, 1841, a. 54-1-3.
109. Lovelace, Lydia Ann, dau. of Isaac & Ruth, d. July 10, 1845, a. 2-2-22.
110. Lynn, George Almon, s. of William & Abby Ann, b Oct. 25, 1841, d. Feb 5, 1847.
111. Mallory, Truman, s. of Truman & Amy, of Washington, Conn., d. July 8, 1819 in 20th y.
112. Mattern, Charles V. L., s. of Christian & Catharine, b. Nov.21, 1844, d. Nov. 29, 1848.
113. Mead, William, d. Nov.10, 1818, a. 25 y.
114. Mills, Daniel C., d. Sep. 11, 1848, a. 6 m. 2 d.;
        Mary Elizabeth, d. Mar. 24, 1850, a. 7 m. 2 d.;
        children of James H. & P. Jane.
115. Mills, George, s. of Abraham & Lydia, d. in New York City, Aug. 19, 1839, a. 4 m. 5 d.
116. Mills, Henry, d. Mar. 17, 1823, a. 36 y.
117. Mills, John W., b. in Poughkeepsie, Mar. 4, 1817, d. in New York City, June 18, 1856, a. 39-3-14.
118. Mills, Lydia, w. of Abraham, d. in New York City, May 29, 1839, a. 43-6-14.
119. Mills, Maria Louisa, dau. of Abraham & Lydia, d. Aug. 6, 1825, a. 1-3-6.
120. Mills, Richard, d. Aug. 18, 1824, a. 23 y.1 m.
121. Mills, Sarah, wid. of Henry, d. May 1,1826, a. 37-11-27.
122. Moore, Martha, w. of Isaac, d. July 19, 1830, a, 25-1-24.
123. Moore, Sarah Elizabeth, d. Jan. 20, 1864, a. 3 y. 22 d.;
        Olivia, d. Jan. 21, 1864, a. 5 y. 2 m.;
        children of Sylvanus & Julia G.
124. Morgan, Sarah Frances, (Our mother), d. Dec. 30, 1835, a. 21 y. l m.
125. Ostrander, Sarah Gale, "relict of Peter Heermance, and wife of Peter Ostrander b. Sep. 13, 17[ ]2, d. Mar. 26, 1864. (poor original, cannot read)
126. Ostrom, Mary Jane, dau. of Henry, d. Oct. 23, 1830, a. [ ] y. (poor original, cannot read)
127. Palmer, Apaine, w. of John, d. Feb. 28, 1830, in 37th y.
128. Palmer, Mariette, dau. of John, d. Dec. 24, 1830, in 13th y.
129. Pearl, Catharine A., w. of Charles, d. Dec. 23, 1841, a. 31-7-14.
130. Pearl, Henry Clay, b. Mar. 11, 1832, d. Dec. 27, 1869.
131. Pease, Nathaniel, d. Nov. 6, 1815, a. 49 y.14 d.
132. Pease, Robert, youngest son of Dorothy (?) & Nathaniel, d. Mar. 13, 1812, a. 7-2-6.
133. Pierce, Rebeccah, dau. of Samuel & Sarah, b. Jan. 18,179 (6 or 1), d. Jan. 18, 1844.
134. Pierce, Sarah, wid. of Samuel d. Mar. 21, 1837, a. 69-10-11.
185. Power, Dorathea, d. June 9, 1849, a. 65-8-6.
136. Power, Eliza Carmen, w. of Henry, d. Mar. 23, 1831, a. 33-9-28.
137. Power, Julia Augusta, dau. of Henry & Eliza, d. Nov. 18, 1848, a. 18-2-13.
138. Power, Nicholas, d. Sep. 21, 1811, a. 51-5-2;
        Mary, w. of Nicholas, d. Mar. 25, 1838, a. 78 y. 21 d.
139. Power, an infant son of Henry & Eliza, d. Oct. 21, 1820.
140. Rust, Harvey, s. of Alban & Lucy H., d. Sep. 24, 1811, a. 16-1-26.
141. Rust, Hopkins, d. Oct. 12, 1812, a. 2-6-9.
142. Rust, Lucy Ann, d. Oct. 5, 1815, a. 1-2-l5.
143. Rust, Lucy H., w. of Alban, d. May 22,1323, in 51st 7.
144. Rust, Rasilla, w. of James M., d. Nov. 29, 1823, in 21st y.
145. Scofield, Alexander H., d. Sep. 28, 1834, a. 26-3-2.
146. Seymour, Edwin, d. July 22, 1842, a. 87 y.
147. Simpson, Elizabeth, d. Feb. 25, 1852, a. 90 y.
148. Slater, Elizabeth Perkins, w. of James, b. in Spalding, Leicestershire, England, July 2, 1768, d. Dec. 9, 1828, a. 60-5-7.
149. Slater, Harriet, d. May 27, 1852, a. 57-1-6,
150. Slater. James, b. in (Lynn or Lyme), England, Aug. 5, 1764, d. Nov. 8, 1828, a. 64-3-3.
151. Stanton, Edgar, s, of George & Ann, d. Oct. 12, 1836, a. 1 y. 11 m.
152. Stoutenburgh, Marshall, a member of Dutchess Lodge, No 59, I. O. of O. F., d. Aug 19, 1849, a. 57-2-9.
153. Sturges, Lucinda w. of John G., & dau. of Alban & Lucy H. Rust, d. Oct. 2, 1820, a. 22-9-7.
154. Sturges, Mary, only daughter of John & Tamar, d. June 1, 1831, a. 9-9-10.
155. Sturges, Tamar, w. of John G., d. Nov. 29, 1831, in 47th y.
156. Styles, Catharine, w. of Robert, & dau. of Jacob Boerum, Esq., d. Dec. 26, 1853, a. 54 y.10 m.
157. Tallmadge Theodore B., youngest son of Matthias B. Tallmadge & Elizabeth Clinton, b. June 13 1812, d. Jan. 17, 1841.
158. Tracy, Synthia, w. of Erastus, d. Oct. 7, 1860, in 50th y.
159. Underwood, Henrietta Platt, w. of Rev. A., b. July 12, 1808, d. May 24, 1843, a. 84 y. 10 m.
160. Valentine, Adelaide, dau. of Isaac & Maria, d. July 27, 1826, a. 9 m. 14 d.
161. Valentine, Isaac, b. Dec.12, 1785, d. Jan. 23 1823.
         Maria Power w. of Isaac, b. Jan. 17, 1790: d. Feb. 2, 1860.
163. Van Kleeck; Monument,
On the south side: Leonard B. Van Kiceck, d. Nov.10, 1854; Elizabeth Phillips, his wife, d. Apr. 11, 1828; their children, Margaret A., d. May 12, 1813; Henry L, d. Sep. 27, 1850;Albert, d. Jan. 9, 1849.
On the west side: Mary Wilde, second wife of L. B. Van Kleeck, d. Feb. 1, 1832; Mrs. Catherine Green, d. Apr.22, 1841.
On the east side: Children of A. Van Kleeck: Frances C., d. July 6, 1843; Leonard; Ella.
163. Vassar, Albert Lee, infant son of John E. & Mary A., d. Sep. 4, 1847, a. 8 m.
164. Vassar, Charles, d. Nov. 10, 1833, a. 5 y. 10 m.
165. Vassar, Joanna Ellison, w. of Thomas, b. June 9, 1776, d. Oct. 18, 1852.
166. Vassar, John Ellison, s. of John E. & Mary A., d. Oct. 12, 1848, a. 8-9-10.
167. Vassar, Keziah Atkinson, dau. of James & Ann, d. Apr. 27, 1834, a. 35 y.
168. Vassar, Mary A., w. of John E., d. Nov. 21, 1849, a. 33-1-12.
169. Vassar Thomas, a native of Norfolk, England, d. Oct. 16, 1649, in 93d y
170. Wardell, John, d. Jan. 24, 1819, a. 48 y.
171. Watrous, Ambrose, b. in Saybrook, Conn., Oct. 25, 1790, d. Mar. 21, 1866.
        Sarah G., b. in Rawdon, England, Oct. 3, 1798, d. Aug. 21, 1871. (Monument),
172. West, Harriet, w. of William B., d Feb. 21, 1835, a. 25-4-14.
173. White, Abenezer L., d. Feb. 3, 1839, a. 70 y. 6m.
174. Whiteney, Martha A., d. Jan. 10, 1840, a. 28-8-8.
175. Whitney, William Francis, eldest son of John W & Eliza, d. May 20, 1845, a. 7-6-16.
176. Wilks, Sarah Ann, dau. of T. & S. F., d. Apr. 6, 1838, a. 19 m. 26 d.
177. Williams, Daniel, b. at Myrther, Wales, Dec. 3, 1781, d. in New York City, June 1, 1848.
178. Williams, Jane, w. of James, d. Aug. 4, 1844, a. 36 y.
179. Winslow, Eddie, d. May 8, 1858, a. 3-1-17;
        Willie, d. June 9, 1858, a. 1-7-12:
        children of John & Emily B. (See, also, No. 28).
180. Wright, Caroline M., d. Nov. 18, 1841, a. 3-6-28;
        Maria Louisa d. June 5, 1845, a. 11-11-17:
        children of Hiram & Joanna.
181. Wright, Sarah, dau. of Hiram & Joanna, d. Oct. 3, 1849, a. 22-2-25.
182. York, Amy Robinson, w. of Elias E., (broken) Oct. 28, (broken), a. 25-5-8.

*Correction to 2. Bailey, Alathea:
She was born 9-3-1849 and died 9-13 1849.

Transcribed by Liz DuBois

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