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Interments in the LOW GROUND



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, page 238.


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: Family ground.
LOCATION: East of Vassar College, on the Wing farm.
CONDITION: Overgrown; surrounded by a ruined stone wall.
INSCRIPTIONS: 8 in number. Copied May 7, 1912, by J. W. Poucher, M. D., and Miss Helen W. Reynolds.
REMARKS: Low ground.

In 2002, Boy Scout Billy Richardson of Troop 25 in Poughkeepsie restored this old cemetery by putting back up the fallen stones, cleaning it up and erecting a new fence around it for his Eagle Scout Project. The before and after photos are shown below.

Before
Before


After
After

1. Gregory, John Albert, s. of Albert & Jane, of Wawarsing, Ulster Co., d. 1846, Feb. 17, a. 16-3-12.
2. Low, Aron. d. 1807, Dec. 15, a. 50.
3. Low, Eunice, d. 1842, Nov.16, a. 58-9-9.
4. Low, Jacob, d. 1824, Jan, 5, a. 41 y.
5. Low, John A., d. 1828, Apr.16, a. 48 y. 10 d.
6. Low, John Jacob, s. of John A., d. 1828, Oct. 14, a. 2 y.
7. Low, Peter, d. 1811, Jan. 8, a. 87 y.
8. Palmer, Michael, d. 1809, Dec. 9, a. 58 y. 8 m.


Copied by Charlotte Carey Dingee and transcribed by Liz DuBois

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