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BENTON BURYING GROUND



(As listed in VanAlystyne, "Burying Grounds of Sharon, Conn., Amenia and North East, New York", p. 145.)

The Benton Burying Ground is a small private plot near Leedsville, N.Y., on the east side of the road leading to Sharon, Conn. The ground is no longer used, but is well cared for and in good condition.

BENTON, Adelaide, dau. of William A. and Betsey, d. June 10, 1854, ae. 4 yrs.
BENTON, Alfred C., s. of William A. and Cythera, d. Dec 1, 1814, ae. 2 yrs.
BENTON, Betsey, wife of William Benton and dau. of Ezra and Esther Reed, b. Feb. 5, 1800, d. Nov. 12, 1876
BENTON, Caleb, d. Dec. 25, 1851, ae. 90
BENTON, Caleb, s. of William A. and Betsey, d. Feb. 9, 1840, ae. 13 yrs.
BENTON, Cythera, wife of William A. Benton and dau. of Ezra and Esther Reed, d. Aug 11, 1825, ae. 33.
BENTON, Elizabeth, d. April 10, 1830, ae. 3 yrs.
BENTON, Horace Fitch, s. of William A. and Cythera, d. May 12, 1845, ae. 25.
BENTON, John A., s. of William A. and Cythera, d. Sept. 18, 1825, ae. 14 mos.
BENTON, Linus W., s. of William A. and Cythera, d. Oct. 8, 1847, ae. 25.
BENTON, Orville A., b. May 26, 1832, d. Oct. 8, 1884.
BENTON, Pamal Jarvis, dau. of Caleb and Sarah, d. Aug. 27, 1851, ae. 16 yrs.
BENTON, Sarah, wife of Caleb, d. April 17, 1825, ae. 77 yrs.
BENTON, Sarah, dau. of William A. and Cythera, d. Aug 21, 1834, ae. 18 yrs.
BENTON, William A., d. Dec 12, 1865, ae. 76. He was born in Guilford, Ct., Aug. 30, 1788.
COBB, Julianne, dau. of Jerome T. and Julianne B., d. Oct. 4, 1850, ae. 29 dys, Schoolcraft, Mich.
HUNT, Aaron B., s. of Joseph O. and Clarissa, d. April 1, 1825, ae. 4 yrs., 1 mo.
KNAPP, Caroline, dau. of Stephen and Sarah Reed and widow of Moses H. Knapp, d. April 3, 1835, ae. 31.
KNAPP, Moses H. d. in Reading, Nov. 6, 1828

Transcribed and submitted by Susan Brehm

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