Interments in the MANCHESTER BRIDGE CEMETERY



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, pages 155-157.


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: Near Manchester Bridge; on the west side of the road, opposite the farm of Mr. William H. Hart. Note: This cemetery is now known as LaGrange Rural Cemetery. (08/16/10)
CONDITION: In comparatively good order.
INSCRIPTIONS: 115 in number. Copied May 7, 1912, by J. W. Poucher, M. D., and Miss Helen W. Reynolds.
REMARKS: The Manchester Bridge cemetery was begun before 1800 and is still in use. The following list includes all inscriptions to (approximately) 1850, the modern section of the cemetery not being included.

1. Andrews, Ann Eliza, w. of Giles, d. 1848, Feb. 5, a. 69 y.
2. Andrews, Giles, d. 1848, Feb. 11, a. 63.
3. Akins, William, d. 1826, Sep. 7, a. 50.
4. Bloomfield, Helle O. Ver Valin, w. of Daniel C., d. 1849, Jan. 20, a. 33-6-5.
5. Burnet, A(lfred), s. of (Isac) & Catherine, d. 1811, Dec. 1, a. 3 y. 6 m.
6. Cook, William, b. 1758, Feb. 9, d. 1805, Feb. 28, a. 47 y.
7. Cooke, John M., d. 1841, Nov. 25, a. 49-6-16.
8. Cornell, Maria Meserole, w. of Peter, d. 1846, June 9, a. 87-8-18.
9. Cornell, Peter, d. 1816, July 15, a. 60-3-14.
10. Dates, Eizabeth, w. of Andrew, & dau, of Hendrick Mastin, d. 1832, Nov. 13, a. 38 y. 10 m.
11. De Groff, Barnet, d. 1849, Sep. 30, a. 78-3-14.
12. De Groff, Eliza Matilda Cooke, w. of Moses M., d. 1842, Aug. 12, a. 47-7-12.
13. De Groff, Eliza Smith Gould, dau. of Moses M. & Eliza M., d. 1842, Aug. 22, a. 21-4-26.
14. Degroff, Elizabeth Churchel, w. of Simeon, d. 1795, Oct. 14, in 39th y.
15. Degroff, Julia Ann, d. 1842, Aug. 14, a. 15 y. 25 d.
16. De Groff, Moses M., d. 1856, Aug. 31, a. 63-5-26.
17. De Groff, Rachel Vely, w. of Barnet, d. 1841, Aug. 5, a. 70-5-5.
18. De Groff, Sarah Reed, w. of Simeon, d. 1822, Feb. 10, a. 63-2-14.
19. Du Bois, Aaron B., s. of Jacob & Gertrude, d. 1851, May 22, a. 24-2-7.
20. Du Boys, Elias L., d. 1842, June 23, a. 76-2-23.
21. Du Boys, Hannah, w. of Elias, d. 1843, Nov. 14, a. 71 y. 1 m.
22. Du Boys, Lewis, eldest son of Elias L. & Hannah, d. 1865, Aug. 5, a. 72-6-22.
23. Bu Bois, children of Nathaniel & Catharine Elizabeth:
Simon Peter, d. 1821, Dec. 20, a. 2 m. 5 d.
Sarah Wilhemina, an infant, d. 1819, Sep. 9.
Barnet Levi, d. 1820, Sep. 27, a. 27 d.
24. Garzea, Elizabeth, d. 1845, Feb. 22, a. 67-2-10.
25. Hegeman, Isack, b, 1762, July 19, d. 1769, May 4.
26. Hosford, Jane, w. of Walter, d. 1838, Oct. 12, a. 30 y. 9 m.
27. Jacocks, Elizabeth Nelson, w. of Francis, d. 1797, Jan. 28, a. 17-2-17.
28. Lawson, Cathalina, wid. of Peter H., d. 1834, Sep. 15, a. 38 y. 7 m.
29. Lawson, Peter H., d. 1828, May 22, a. 35-2-22.
30. Lawson, Peter Hoffman, s. of Peter H. & Cathaline, d. 1829, Feb. 7, a. 1-3-2.
31. Light, Mary, b. 1755, July 29, d. 1812, Feb. 26, a. 56-6-25.
32. Maxwell, Abigail, dau. of William & Lydia, d. 1851, Feb. 14, a. 57-1-4.
33. Meddaugh, Aurt J., d. 1830, Mar. 12, a. 66-11-21.
34. Meddaugh, Aurt, d. 1833, Nov. 23, a. 76 y. 5 d.
35. Meddaugh, Catharine, w. of Aurt, d. 1847, Feb. 15, a. 79-7-29.
36. Meddaugh, James, d. 1808, Apr. 17, a. 66-11-6.
37. Meddaugh, Joshua, d. 1829, Nov. 19, a. 36-4-19.
38. Meddaugh, Lana, w. of Aurt, d. 1829, July 28, a. 63-6-20.
39. Meddaugh, Minard, d. 1812, May 10, a. 47 y. 10 d.
40. Medock, Baltis, 1 1812, June 8 a 2-11-8.
41. Morey, Catharine, w. of John, d. 1848. May 8, a. 74-9-6.
42. Morey, John, d. 1847, Mar. 7, in 80th y.
43. Myers, Julia, dau. of John B. & Phebe, d. 1848, Dec. 23, a. 1 y. 9 m.
44. Nelson, Catharine, w. of Reuben, Jr., d. 1849, Dec. 31, a. 69-1-4.
45. Nelson, George W., d. 1830, Mar. 11, a. 36-11-21.
46. Nelson, Hannah, w. of Reuben, d. (dates underground).
47. Nelson, James Edward, d. 1842, Aug. 29, a. 20-6-10.
48. Nelson, Joshua, d. 1827, May 21, a. 41-10-14.
49. Nelson, Leonard, d.1826, Nov. 15, a. 41 y. 1 m.
50. Nelson, Reuben, d. 1837, May 1, a. 54 y. 8 m.
51. Nelson, Reuben, d. 1839, May 5, a. 83-2-11.
52. Nelson, Thomas, d.1827, Apr. 9, a. 31.
53. Osborn, George Jenks, s. of Henry & Sarah A., d. 1845, Oct. 22, a. 1y. 5 m.
54. Osborn, John D., d. 1836. Mar .23, a. 33-5-18.
55. Rider, Eleanor, w. of William, d. 1801, Dec. 2, a. 44-7-14.
56. Rider Harriet, w. of William, & dau. of Abraham Sleight, d. 1826, Dec. 4, in 69th y.
57. Rider, William, d. 1832, Sep. 16, in 83d y.
58. Ruger, Elizabeth, w. of John, d. 1832, Jan. 1, in 77th y.
59. Ruger, John, d. 1832, Apr. 22, in 83d y.
60. Sleight, Abraham, d. 1800, Oct. 21, a 76 y. 3 m.
61. Sleight, Elsey, w. of Colonel James, d. 1841, June 30, a. 64 y. 2 m.
62. Sleight, Harriet, w. of Abraham, d. 1796, Apr. 16, a. 72 y, 4 m.
63. Sleight, Colonel James, d. 1833, Sep. 2, in 82d y.
64. Sleight, James E., d. 1825, Aug. 18, a. 22-10-11
65. Sleight, Peter, d. 1826, Oct. 14, a. 61-11-24.
66. Sleight, Phebe, w. of Peter, d. 1816, Jan. 1, a. 38-4-8.
67. Tarpenning, John, Jr., d. 1812, June 3, a. 49-11-28.
68. Taylor, Cecelia, w. of Eleazer, & formerly w. of Jeremiah B. Van Kleeck, d. 1842, June 14, a. 70-7-27.
69. Taylor, Hannah, d. 1828, Sep. 18, in 57th y.
70. Tillon, Elizabeth, w. of Peter, cen., d. 1828, Nov. 28, a. 60 y.
71. Tillon, Hetty, d. 1827, May 31, a. 27-6-7.
72. Tillon, Peter, d. 1824, Mar. 22, a. 11-2-6.
73. Tillon, Peter, d. 1837, June 23, a. 75-7-24.
74. Tillon, Susan, w. of Eldred P., d. 1836, Sep. 16, a. 21-2-5
75. Tillon, Robert, d. 1818, Feb. 8, a. 44-7-2.
76. Todd, Elizabeth, w. of Robert, d. 1826, Sep. 12, in 76th y.
77. Todd, Isaac, d. 1812, Mar. 15, a. 29-8-10.
78. Todd, John, s. of Oliver & Eliza, d. 1831, Oct. 7, a. 9 m. 11 d.
79. Todd, Mary E., dau. of Oliver & Eliza, d. 1826, Mar. 28, a. 2 y. 9 d.
80. Todd, Peter, d. 1812, Dec. 30, a. 23-1-7.
81. Todd, Robert, d. 1824, Mar. 12, a. 82-3-12.
82. Tomkins, Eliza, w. of Peter, d. 1820, Dec. 1, in 37th y.
83. Tomkins, Hester, w. of Daniel, d. 1802, Mar. 27, a. 21-7-27.
84. Tompkins, Joshua, d. 1839, Oct. 5, in 39th y.
85. Tripp, Susan, dau, of Jacob & Permela, d. 1831, May 13, a. 8 y. 9 m.
86. Van Kleeck, Barnerd P., d. 1812, Apr. 9, a. 65 y. 16 d.
87. Van Kleeck, Eleanor, w. of Mindard, d. 1845, Oct. 31, a. 48-8-14.
88. Van Kleeck, Hannah, w. of Barnerd P., d. 1813, Mar. 6, a. 63-8-6.
89. Van Kleeck, Jeremiah B., d. 1832, Sep. 2, a. 63-9-9.
90. Van Kleeck, Mindard, d. 1851, Sep. 5, in 59th y.
91. Van Kleeck, Mindard. s. of Mindard & Eleanor, d. 1851, Aug. 28, in 14th y.
92. Van Kleeck, Peter P., d. 1851, Aug. 15, a. 93-8-29.
93. Van Kleeck, Peter, s. of Minard & Eleanor, d. 1857, Apr. 12, a. 26.
94. Van Kleeck, Rachel, dau. of Mindard & Eleanor, d. 1851, Sep. 8, in 12th y.
95. Van Valen, Abram, d. 1845, June 2, a. 52-8-1.
96. Van Valen, Alexander, d. 1869, Nov. 22 a. 50-4-27.
97. Van Valen, Daniel, d. 1811, Sep. 19, a. 13 y.
98. Van Valen, Gideon, d. 1820, May 11, a. 78 y.
99. Van Valin, James, d. 1817, Apr. 27, a. 30-6-19.
100. Van Valen, Jane, d. 1765, Feb. 17, a. 32 y.
101. Van Valen, John, d. 1840, Nov. 28, a. 93-1-6.
102. Van Valen, Sarah, w. of Abraham, d. 1820, Mar. 7, a. 41 y. 13 d.
103. Van Valen, Susan Maria, w. of Alexander, d. 1853, Apr. 26, a. 30 y. 17 d.
104. Ver Valen, Abigail, w. of Gideon, d. 1824, June ---. in 73d y.
105. Ver Valin, Benjamin, s. of Daniel & Catharine, d. 1803, June 4, a. 19-7-5.
106. Ver Valin, Jacob, d. 1851, June 11, a. 57 y. 27 d.
107. Ver Valin, John I., d. 1850, Nov. 23, a. 7(0) y.
108. Van Valen, Peter, s. of John G. & Prudence, d. 1840, Mar. 2, in 20th y.
109. Ver Valen, Sarah Bloodgood, w. of John, d. 1804, Nov. 4, a. 56-5-10.
110. Voorhees, Francis Augustus, s. of James & Elize, d. 1829, Oct. 22, a. 2 y.
111. V-----, "I. V. d. DBR 12 Dy 1762."
112. Westervelt, Joseph A., d. 1820, Sep. 8, a. 16 y. 9 m.
113. Westervelt, Joseph, d. 1825, Feb. 21, a. 77-5-5.
114. Westervelt, Maria, w. of Joseph, d. 1824, Nov. 1, a. 69-4-19.
115. Wiley, James, d. 1816, June 21, a. 16.


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