Interments in the COMMUNITY GROUND, ROBINSON FARM



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, page 66.


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 Fishkill Plains, on the farm of D. Remsen Robinson, on the west side of the main road north to La Grange.
CONDITION: Full of saplings; enclosed by a stone wall.
INSCRIPTIONS: 44 in number. Copied October 21,1912, by J. W. Pouchcr, M. D., and Miss Helen W. Reynolds.
REMARKS: This in one of the oldest burial places in the county of which traces now remain. It contains unmarked graves and graves marked by rough field stones without inscriptions. Dutch families from Long Island settled on Fishkill Plains in the seventeen-forties and fifties. The earliest date among these stones is 1752. The names on the stones, taken in connection with the deeds for land in the immediate vicinity indicate that this was a local neighborhood burial ground.

1. Bedell, Elizabeth Losea, wid. of Reuben, d. 1769, Jan. 6, a. 32 y.
2. B-----, "H. B. 1767 as 19 ds." (Slate).
3. Caniff, Alety, relict of Jonas, d. 1819, Feb. 10, a. 86 y. 10 in.
4. Caniff, Jonas, d. 1808, Aug. 28, a. 81-4-19.
5. Cornell, Ann, w. of John, d. 1837, Dec. 1, a. 80-2.15.
6. Cornell, John, d. 1817, Feb. 7, a. 71 y. 3 m.
7. DeWit, Phillipus, d. 1758, Dec. 27.
8. E-----, "J. E. 1752." (Slate).
9. Grant, Patty, w. of Daniel, d. 1825, Mar. 30, a. 39-6-12.
10. H-----, "in memory of FH 1758." (Broken slate).
11. Haff, "In memory of Phebe Haff 1752." (Broken slate).
12. Jewell, George, d. 1810, a. 60 y.
13. Jewell. Lettisha, w. of George, d. 1839, Jan. 15, a. 96-10-9.
14. Jewell, Richard, d. 1822, Dec. 9, a. 77-6-7.
15. Luyster, "Hier leyt bet Leichnam van Altie Luyster, is geboren het yr 1744 den 4 April is gestorben den 17 Nov. 1774."
16. L-----, "C. D. W. L."
17. Luyster, Cornelius, b. 1720, Aug. 20, d. 1792, Oct. 26.
18. L-----, "I. L. 1767." (Slate).
19. Luyster, Peter, d. 1800, Dec.16, a. 59-5-21.
20. Luyster, Willipe, wid. of Peter, b. 1740, Apr. 9, d. 1814, Sep. 2, a. 74-(4-23).
21. Mon Foort, Domenicus, b. 1743, May 24, d. 1815, Aug. 11, in 73d y.
22. Monfoort, Elizabeth Losea, w. of Stephen, d. 1805, Oct. 3, in 30th y.
23. M-----, "L H. M, 1791."
24. Mon Foort, (Margaret) Schenck, w. of Peter I., b. 1736, Jan. 17, d. 1782, Apr. 8.
25. Mon Foort, Peter I., b. 1731, Mar. 1, d. 1791, Sep. 20, a. 60-6-8.
26. Mon Foort, Stephen, d. 1817, June 2, a. 81-2-16.
27. Monfoort, Susanah, d. 1851, Mar. 30, a. 87-2-22.
28. Monfort, William A., s. of Stepen & Aletta, d. 1846, Aug. 1, a. 36-1-29.
29. Noordstrant, Annaty Dewitt, w. of Peter, d. 1814, Feb. 9, a. 73-1-18.
30. Noordstrant, Peter, d. 1842, Dec. 8, a. 71-3-11.
31. Pells, John, b. 1769, Jan. 25, d. 1814, Mar. 17, a. 45-(1-22).
32. Pells, John, Jr., d. 1852, Mar. 22, a. 43 y. 9 m.
33. Pells, Letitia, w. John, Jr., d. 1833, Aug. 26, a. 20-2-6.
34. Fells, Mariah, w. of John, d. 1842, Apr. 27, a. 65-8-16.
35. Sleght, Nelly Mon Foort, w. of John (A)., b. 1774, Jan. 10, 1. 1798, Apr.24, a. 24-3-14.
36. Somes. Elizabeth, w. of Richard,& dau. of Richard & Catharine Griffin, d. 1824, Mar. 23, a. 78-1-14.
37. Townsend, Gideon, d. 1841, Dec. 26, a. 74-11-28.
38. Van Dyne, Garret M., d. 1824, July 5, a. 22-6-2.
39. Van Kiceck, Jane, w. of Moses, & dau. of Domenicus Man Foort, d. 1803, Apr. 1, 18-4-13
40. Way, Mary Losea, w. of John, d. 1769, May 27, a. 44 y.
41. Wilde, John, s. of James, Jr. & Polly Warren his wife, d. 1813, May 21, a. 10-8-10.
42. Wilds, John W., d. 1817, Nov. 29, a. 25-9-2.
43. (Broken alate) "D B 1757".
44. (Broken slate) "E. 1758".


Copied by Charlotte Carey Dingee and transcribed by Liz DuBois

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