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Interments in the COMMUNITY GROUND, HORTONTOWN



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, page 67.


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; Community ground.
LOCATION: At Hortontown in the Shenandoah Valley.
CONDITION: In fair order.
INSCRIPTIONS: 21 in number. Copied December 6, 1913, by J. W. Poucher, M. D., and Mrs. Clarence Fowler.
REMARKS: Still in occasional use.

1. Croshier, Sophia, d. 1852, a. 73 y.
2. Denny, Marcus C., d. 1881, July 10, a. 36 y.
3. Horton, Alvah, b. 1816, Dec., d. 1896, Feb. 11.
4. Horton, Henrietta, b. 1852, Feb. 4, d. 1852, Sep. 20.
5. Horton, Henry, Corporal Co. L, 6th N. Y. Volunteer Artillery, 1861-1865, d. May 2, a. 60 y.
6. Horton, Orry, b. 1853, July 27, d. 1864, Oct. 27.
7. Horton, Samuel, b. 1849, May 6, d. 1852, Nov. 2.
8. Horton, Sarah, w of Alvah, d. 1866, June 1, a. 42-1-2.
9. Horton, Warren, s. of John & Melissa, b. 1870, Sep. 30, d. 1883, Feb. 5.
10. Knapp, William H., d. 1883, Feb. 21, a. 52-7-20.
11. Light. Alonzo, Sergeant Co. L., 6th N. Y. H. A., d. 1910, Apr. 24, a. 73 y.
12. Miller, Charles H., d. 1904, Mar. 2, in 76 y.
13. Miller, Julia A., d. 1902, Sep. 14, a. 54 y. 5 m.
14. Russell, Faunie, d. 1861, a. 41 y.
15. Shaw, Jackson, d. 1891, Oct. 26, a. 68-3-29.
16. Stevens, Abram B., b. 1848, Sep. 10, d. 1901, Dec. 5.
17. Stevens, Lottie, d. 1897, Nov. 19, a. 3-2-20.
18. Stevens. Salie, dau. of Abraham & Sarah E., d. 188(5), Feb. 13, a. 6-3-5.
19. Wixson, Elijah, d. 1867, Aug. 3, a. 72-2-26.
20. Wixson, Elizabeth Knapp, w. of Elijah, d. 1878, July 28, a. 76 y.
21. Wright, John, d. 1860, May 9, a. 58-9-8.


Copied by Charlotte Carey Dingee and transcribed by Liz DuBois

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