Interments in the METHODIST GROUND



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, pages 223-226.


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: Churchyard.
LOCATION: East of the village of Pleasant Valley, on the north side of the main highway.
CONDITION: Overgrown; surrounded by a stone wall.
INSCRIPTIONS: 175 in number. Copied October 4,1913, by J. W. Poucher, M. D., and Mrs. Poucher.
REMARKS: In 1825 Methodists in Pleasant Valley built a church on this site. The building was removed to the village in 1845.

1. Allen, Lucy, w. of Israel, d. 1864, Feb. 26, a. 53 y.
2. Babcock, Frank, s. of William & Phebe, d. 1887, July 26, in 26th y.
3. Babcock, Laura, dau. of William & Phebe, d. 1866, May 10, a. 6-7-16.
4. Banks, Ann Storms, w. of Daniel W., d. 1858, Mar. 27, a. 64-1-15.
5. Banks, Daniel W., d. 1859, May 30, a. 59-4-17.
6. Banks, Joseph W., s. of Daniel W. & Ann, d. 1839, Mar. 2, a. 1-9-29.
7. Bartlett, Armenia A. Wesley, w. of Charles B., d. 1861, Nov. 11, a. 29-11-18.
8. Beadle, Elisha, d. 1841, June 9, a. 62-11-9.
9. Birch, George, d. 1833, June 8, a. 57 y.
10. Birch, Rachel, w. of George, d. 1865, July 10, a. 81-4-12.
11. Bishop, Bartlett, Co. B, 128th N. Y. S. V., d. 1903, Mar. 26, a. 78 y.
12. Bishop, Charles A., d. 1867, Jan. 15, a. 2 y. 4 m.
13. Bishop, Ellen M., d. 1872, May 6, a. 15 y.
14. Bishop, Frederick A., d. 1864, June 3, a. 9-6-8.
15. Bishop, Uphemia Cole, w. of Bartlett, d. 1890, May 21, a. 66 y.
16. Bishop, William T., s. of Jacob S. & Sarah, d. 1863, July 26, a. 2 m. 16 d.
17. Bodenshatz, Louisa, dau. of John & Mary, d. 1867, Sep. 11, a. 3-8-17.
18. Bullock, Catharine, d. 1849, May 4, in 89th y.
19. Bullock, Mary, w. of Israel, d. 184(0), Feb. 13, a. 65 y. 9 m.
20. Burtis, Marie, dau. of Garret S. & Mary, d. 1849, May 31, in 25th y.
21. Cantine, Lucy, w. of Aaron, d. 1867, Jan. 25, a. 52-9-22.
22. Cheesman, Caroline L., w. of Filkins, d. 1850, Nov. 10, a. 51 y. 12 d.
23. Cheesman, Jacob, d. 1869, Nov. 16, a. 40 y. 11 d.
24. Cheesman, John N., s. of Filkins, d. 1831, Jan. 12, a. 7 y. 13 d.
25. Clark, Christiana T., dau. of Robert & Eliza, d. 1845, Aug. 15, a. 11 m. 15 d.
26. Clark, Eliza, w. of Robert, d. 1883, Mar. 21, a. 78-2-21.
27. Clark, Robert, d. 1862, Jan. 9, a. 69 y.
28. Collins, Oliver D., d. 1833, Feb. 13, a. 55 y. 2 m.
29. Collins, Oliver Davis, b. 1816, June 14, d. 1887, Sep. 16.
30. Collins, Sarah Ward, w. of Oliver D., d. 1860, Oct. 25, a. 76-8-13.
31. Cramer, Abraham, d. 1861, Mar. 3, a. 62 y. 15 d.
32. Cramer, Abraham, s. of Abraham & Permilla, d. 1875, Apr. 29, at Utica, N. Y., a. 39-7-21.
33. Cramer, Elizabeth Dingee, w. of Israel, d. 1866, Dec. 7, a. 74-3-18.
34. Cramer, Permilla, w. of Abraham, d. 1849, Feb. 17, a. 48-2-5.
35. Cramer, Sarah, d. 1886, Oct. 7, a. 64 y.
36. Crume, Lauretta Ann, w. of John P., d. 1851, Nov. 13, a. 49 y. 2 m.
37. Dean, Catherine M., d. 1856, June 16, in 26th y.
38. Dennis, William H., Co. C, 159th N. Y. (no dates).
39. Dise, William, d. 1851, Jan. 23, a. 80 y.
40. Doughty, John H., d. 1879, Aug. 20, a. 26-6-26.
41. DuBois, John R., d. 1872, July 23, a. 61 y.
42. DuBois, Rebecca, w. of John R., d. 1858, Jan. 3, a. 38-4-19.
43. Edmonds, Kerinada, d. 1857, Nov. 23, a. 33 y.
44. Elliott, Joseph H., s. of Rev. Joseph & Harriet M., d. 1856, Sep. 28, a. 6 m. 9 d.
45. Estelle, Helen Bishop, w. of John, b. 1834, July 4, d. 1902, Jan. 12.
46. Estelle, John, b. 1839, Jan. 1, d. 1902, Feb. 11.
47. Flagler, Maria E., dau. of Stephen & Caroline, d. 1845, Mar. 8, a. 6-10-9.
48. Flagler, Mary S., dau. of Stephen & Caroline, d. 1850, Sep. 2, a. 2 y. 9 d.
49. Foster, Elizabeth, d. 1857, Nov. 20, a. 81 y.
50. Foster, Frances A., d. 1873, Mar. 20, a. 30 y.
51. Foster, John I., d. 1852, Feb. 9, in 75th y.
52. Fowler, Ellen S., d. 1877, Sep. 9, a. 69 y.
53. Fowler, Senekey, d. 1856, Aug. 28, in 56th y.
54. (Gentleman), Mary, w. of James, d. 1849, May 19, a. 40 y. 8 m.
55. Giraud, Ann E.. dau. of Frederick & Margaret, d. 1861, June 3, a. 15 m. 3 d.
56. Graham, Angeline, w. of Richard, b. 1835, Feb. 18, d. 1871, Jan. 21.
57. Harris, Elizabeth, w. of William, d. 1829, Sep. 12, a, 54-11-7.
58. Harris, George C., d. 1837, May 5, a. 26 y. 24 d.
59. Harris, William, d. 1828, Feb. 18, a. 51-10-10.
60. Hart, Sarah, w. of William, d. 1858, Mar. 11, a. 66-11-20.
61. Hill, Gabriel, d. 1855, July 16, a. 67-2-11.
62. Hill, Owen S., d. 1892, Mar. 16, a. 53 y.
63. Hill, Sarah A., w. of Gabriel, b. 1810, Mar. 20, d. 1880, June 3.
64. Horton, Benjamin, b. 1836, Feb. 14, d. 1855, June 11.
65. Horton, Mamie, dau. of Benjamin & Jane, d. 1880, Dec. 21, a. 5-3-20.
66. Horton, Mary Jane Robertson, w. of Benjamin, b. 1838, Mar. 19, d. 1911, Oct. 6.
67. Howard, Hezekiah, d. 1849, May 13, in 44th y.
68. Howard, John W., s. of William & Pauline, d. 1848, Dec. 3, a. 1-4-20.
69. Howard, Maria, w. of Hezekiah, d. 1870, Dec. 4, in 59th y.
70. Howard, Paulina Storms, w. of William, d. 1867, Apr. 6, a. 62 y. 6 m.
71. Husted, Phebe J., w. of James D., d. 1860, Oct. 3, a. 37-4-27.
72. Ingraham, Anna Thorn, w. of John L., d. 1859, Sep. 19, a. 74-7-27.
73. Ingraham, Gilbert, s. of Gilbert H. & Mary P., d. 1852, June 27, a. 5 m.
74. Ingraham, Gilbert H., d. 1852, May 27, a. 31-7-20.
75. Ingraham, Irene Amelia, only child of William & Mary C., d. 1848, Dec. 29, a. 3 y. 3 m..
76. Ingraham, John L., d. 1846, Feb. 2, a. 67-9-6.
77. Ingraham, Mary Ann Drew, dau. of John L. & Anna, d. 1839, Dec. 5, a. 26-5-23.
78. Ingraham, Sarah Ann, dau. of Elizabeth, d. 1841, Sep. 14, a. 24 y. 15 d.
79. Ingraham, William, d. 1853, Dec. 29, in 35th y.
80. Johnston, Francis M., s. of Aleander & Phebe, d. 1862, Feb. 20, a. 10 m. 13 d.
81. Johnston, Ida C., dau. of Alexander & Phebe, d. 1858, Nov. 28, a. 3-7-25.
82. Johnston, William M., s. of Alexander & Phebe, d. 1863, Sep. 2, a. 2-5-25.
83. Jones, Nathan M., d. (1850?), (broken), a. 77-4-12.
84. Jones, Susan, w. of Nathan, d. 1869, Dec. 28, a. 79-4-8.
85. Koonz, Elizabeth, w. of Peter, d. 1866, May 3, a. 69 y.
86. Koonz, Peter, d. 1873, Apr. 18, in 79th y.
87. Lake, Hellin, w. of Stephen, d. 1845, Nov, 1, a. 32 y.
88. Lake, Maria, w. of John, d. 1842, June 28, in 42d y.
89. (Law) Mary Rice, w. of William, d. 1851, Feb. 23, a. 56-4-22.
90. Lester, George N., d. 1843, Feb. 11, a. 9-9-20.
91. Lewis, Maria L., dau. of Thomas & Mary J., d. 1861, May 13, a. 4-3-28.
92. Lewis, William T., Co. I, 128th N. Y. Vols., d. 1891, Mar. 18, a. 54 y.
93. Lucas, Arabella, only dau. of George & Sarah A., d. 1864, Aug. 16, a. 16 y.
94. McFarlin, Alfred, s. of Stephen & Phebe, d. 1859, Oct. 28, a. 33 y. 5 m.
95. McFarland, Elizabeth Cornwell, w. of Levi, b. 1803, May 8, d. 1885, Mar. 13.
96. McFarlin, Isaac C., s, of Levi & Elizabeth, d. 1839, Apr. 4, a. 11 m. 8 d.
97. McFarland, Levi, d. 1872, Mar. 18, in 65th y.
98. McIntosh, Johnnie, d. 1871, Jan. 24, in 24th y.
99. Marshall, Eli, d. 1866, Feb. 11, a. 63-4-22.
100. Marshall, Harriet, dau. of Eli & Catharine, d. 1858, Oct. 13, a. 16-2-24.
101. Marshall, Sarah, dau. of Eli & Catharine, d. 1858, Feb. 9, a. 26-3-28.
102. Mastin, Clara A. T.. dau. of David & Mary E., d. 1875, Jan. 11, a. 3 y.
103. Masten, Hezekiah G., Co. D, 128th N. Y. Vols., d. 1865, July 28, a. 25 y.
104. Masten, James E., d. 1879, May 5, in 39th y.
105. Moore, Maria, d. 1873, Jan. 27, a. 90 y.
106. Morris, Martha E., dau. of John & Mary L., d. 1850, May 24, a. 3 wks.
107. (Morris?), Rodah E., d. 1841, Apr. 22, a. 2 y.
108. Mo(wies), William P., d. 1892, July 12, a. 45 y. 14 d.
109. Newcomb, John, d. 1827, Feb. 6, a. 56-11-13.
110. Newcomb, Ruth, w. of John, d. 1834, Dec. 17, a. 62 y. 5 m.
111. Oakley, Eliza, w. of William M., d. 1866, Apr. 2, in 66th y.
112. Oakley, William M., d. 1875, Jan. 20, in 74th y.
113. Odell, Almira A. Baker, w. of Samuel D., d, 1858, Nov. 27, a. 36 y. 7 m.
114. Odell, Cornelia, dau. of Samuel D. & Almira, d. 1866, Aug. 18, a. 8-4-19.
115. Odell, Frances D., dau, of Milton & Harriett, d. 1855, Feb. 25, a. 5 m. 5 d.
116. Overocker, Sarah Lake, w. of Abraham L., d. 1865, Apr. 13, in 83d y.
117. Palmatier, Charles H., d. 1882, Feb. 3, a. 50 y.
118. Patten, Mary F., dau. of William T. & Sarah A., d. 1858, Mar. 27, a. 9-11-4.
119. Place, Louisa Matilda, dau. of Welcome & Louisa, d. 1853, Nov. 26, (age not decipherable).
120. Race, Maria Jane, d. 1866, Aug. 3, a. 2 y. 2 m.
121. Race, Phebe J. Stormes, w of Philo, 1831-1909.
122. Race, Philo, d. 1888, Nov. 1, a. 64 y. 5 m.
123. Rice, Alida, dau. of Jacob & Delia M., d. 1880, Mar. 25, a. 21 y. 6 m.
124. Rice, Egbert N., s. of Jacob & Delia, d. 1876, Mar. 16, a. 21-1-22.
125. Rice, Garrison, s. of Solomon & Sarah, d. 1843, Jan. 8, a. 5-10-5.
126. Rice, Mary Ann, w. of Jacob, d. 1849, Nov. 11, a. 44-6-10.
127. Robertson, Mary, b. 1813, June 12, d. 1884, Nov. 14.
128. Robertson, Richard T., d. 1863, May 26, a. 70-9-19.
129. Rogers, Alexander, Co. I, 150th N. Y. Vols., d. 1873, June 10, a. 42 y.
130. Rogers, Catherine, w. of Alexander, d. 1864, Sep. 21, a. 29 y. 5 m.
131. Rozell, Hannah, w. of William J., d. 1877, Apr. 18, in 73d y.
132. Shaw, Rachel, w. of Elymus, d. 1858, Apr. 9, a. 59-5-13.
133. Silvernail, John Henry, only s. of George & Sarah, d. 1844, June 18, a. 11-10-27.
134. Sleight, Martha, w. of Solomon, d. 1839, Mar. 29, a. 47 y.
135. Sleight, Solomon, d. 1843, Mar. 1, a. 70-3-10.
136. Smith, Aaron H., s. of William S. & Loretta, d. 1864, May 22, a. 1-5-22.
137. Spencer, Jane, w. of J. C., d. 1872, Sep. 13, in 71st y.
138. Stevens, Mary, dau, of Elijah & Mary, d. 1841, Feb. 16, a. 32 y.
139. Stewert, Anna, dau. of Thomas & Sarah, d. 1849, Jan. 13, in 73d y.
140. Stewart, Phebe, wid. of Josiah, d. 1843, Feb. 2, a. 51 y.
141. Stiwell, Daniel, d. 1844, Dec. 21, a. 55-3-27.
142. Stiwell, James Edward, d. 1852, Dec.12, a. 26-10-6.
143. Stilwell, John, d. 1837, Apr. 22, a. 77 y. 2 m.
144. Stilwell, Lydia, w. of Daniel, d. 1855, Oct. 27, a. 64-11-27.
145. Stillwell, Rebecca, d. 1843, Apr. 24, a. 75 y.
146. Storm, Catharine, w. of Jacob, d. 1875, Oct. 11, a. 66-6-18.
147. Storm, Jacob, d. 1867, Sep. 11, a. 64-5-28.
148. Storm, Joseph F., s. of Jacob & Catharine, d. 1862, Dec. 1, a. 9-2-5.
149. Storm, Luman, s. of Jacob & Catharine, d. 1855, Mar. 3, a. 4-5-15.
150. Storm, Rebecca, dau. of Jacob & Catharine, d. 1870, Sep.17, a. 31-8-21.
151. Storm, Susan Ann, dau. of Jacob & Catharine. d. 1855, Dec. 6, a. 23 y. 2 m.
152. Stormes, Abram, d. 1882, Nov. 15, in 76th y.
153. Stormes, Elizabeth Tripp, w. of Abram, d. 1879, Aug. 22, in 72d y.
154. Stormes, Kesiah Lake, w. of Jacob, d. 1871, July 16, a. 92-5-6.
155. Stormes, Matilda, dau. of Jacob & Kesiab, 1822-1891.
156. Storms, Catharine H., w. of John I., d. 184(0), Oct. 27. a. 40-3-27.
157. Storms, Catharine M., dau. of John I. & Catharine H., d. 186(2). Dec. 22, a. (21)-6-13.
158. Storms, John I., d. 1866, July 13, a. 69-7-26.
159. Storms, Phebe Jane, w. of Isaac, d. 1856, Apr. 5, a. 36 y. 1 m.
160. Taylor, Edward C., d. 1825, Nov. 15, a. 40 y.
161. Taylor, Maria C., w. of Edward C., d. 1831, July 10, a. 43 y.
162. Temple, Hester, w. of Aleander, d. 1833, Sep. 16, a. 35 y.
163. Thompson, John, d. 1881, May 2, a. 74 y.
164. Traver, Mary, w. of William L., d, 1845, Aug. 1, a. 38 y. 10 m.
165. Traver, William L., d. 1872, June 13, a. 71 y. 28 d.
166. Tripp, Elisha, d. 1844, Nov. 6, a. 30-4-8.
167. Turner, Abram T., d. 1865, Mar. 29, a. 33 y. 10 m,
168. Turner, George W., s. of John W. & Mary A., d. 1867, Feb. 6. a. 1 y. 9 m.
169. Wesley, Charlotte, dau. of John W. & Charlotte A., d. 1848, Oct. 2, a. 10-3-20.
170. Wesley, Mary E., dau. of John W. & Charlotte A., d. 1848, Oct. 13, a. 14-4-6.
171. Whitney, A., d. 1833, Mar. 5, (slate stone, nothing more decipherable)*See below.
172. Williams, Maria, w. of Peter, d. 1868, Sep. 10, a. 35 y. 5 m.
173. Williams, Peter, d. 1856, Feb .27, a. 41-6-4.
174. Wolf, Margaret, w. of Henry, d. 1848, Feb. 24, a. 53 y.

Miscellaneous
175. (?), Mary Nellie, d. 1875, Aug. 25, a. 9 m. 20 d.


*This is the grave of Asahel Whitney. Born Feb 15, 1833. Died March 5, 1833. Asahel is the son of Asa Whitney and Julia Ann Whitney (nee Quick). He was the fifth child of 12. Submitted by Theresa Briccetti on 1/9/2013.

Copied by Charlotte Carey Dingee and transcribed and submitted by Liz DuBois

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