Interments in the METHODIST GROUND, POTTER'S CORNERS



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, pages 146-148.


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: At Potter's Corners, on the site of a former Methodist church.
CONDITION: More or less overgrown with saplings, bushes and vines; surrounded by a wooden fence.
INSCRIPTIONS: 148 in number. Copied October 15 and 31, 1912. by J. W. Poucher, M. D., Mrs. Poucher, Miss Helen W. Reynolds and Miss Olive Dye.
REMARKS: Methodist services were held in the town of La Grange by circuit-riding preachers by or before 1800 and a church building was erected at Potter's Corners early in the nineteenth century. In 1866 the building was removed to Morey's Corners, a place now known as La Grangeville.

1. Andrews, Margaret, w. of Thomas, d. 1832, June 4, a. 52-10-22.
2. Andrews, Sarah, dau. of Thomas & Margaret, d. 1832, Dec. 21, a. 25-2-24.
3. Andrews, Thomas, d, 1841, Mar. 30, a. 68-4-8.
4. Armstrong, Orison, b. 1788, July 29, d. 1859, July 9, a. 50-11-19.
5. Arnold, Erea, dau. of Rev. Smith, d. 182(1), July 25, in 26th y.
6. Arnold, Freeborn Garretson, s. of Rev Smith, d. 183(0), Dec. 18, in 28th y.
7. Arnold, Mary Ann, "late consort of" Smith W., & dau. of Andrew and Eliza Boyd, d.1825, May 23, a. (2)2 y. 23 d.
8. Baganza, Amos T., d. 1857, Apr. 25, a. 57 y,
9. Banks, Anna, w. of Gershom W., d. 1833, Apr. 27, a. 29 y. 20 d.
10. Bedell, Daniel, d. 1808, Oct. 4, a. 75-5-20.
11. Bedell, Pelatiah, dau. of Daniel & Elizabeth, d. 1810, Mar. 17, a. 22-5-20.
12. Bennett, Cornelia, w. of Gilbert P., d. 1859, Sep. 16, a. 26-7-6.
13. Bennett, Hannah H., w. of Philip, d. 1844, Aug. 8, a. 33-11-(4).
14. Billings, Daniel, d. 1868, Dec. 26, a. 82-2-24.
15. Billings, George, s. of John & Rachel, d. 179(3 or 5), July 19, a. 2 y. 6 m.
16. Bi1lings, Isaac, d. 1830, Jan. 27, a. 50 y.
17. Billings, Israel L., d. 1878, Jan. 5, in 75th y.
18. Billings, John L, d. 1854, June 4, a. 42-4-16.
19. Billings, Margaret, w. of Isaac, d. 1838, Sep. 10, a. (4)8 y.
20. Billings, Mary V, Cott, w. of John I., d. 1852, May 9, a. 44 y.
21. Billings, Rachel, w. of John, d. 1839, Apr. 30, a. 82 y.
22. Billings, Sarah A., dnu. of Isaac & Margaret, d.1836, Feb. 15, a. 21 y. 12 d.
23. Billings, Susan. w. of Isaac V., & dau. of David C. & Cornelia McCord, d. 1856, Oct. 31 a. 32-8-20.
24. (Brumheld), John, d. 1838, May 20, in 78th y.
25. (Brumheld), Mary, w. of John, d. 1888. Dec. 30, in 68th y.
26. Burtis, Elizabeth, w. of Stephen, d. 1817, Aug. 10, in 88th y.
27. Burtis, Stephen, d. 1803, Jan. 7, in 77th y.
28. Colwell, Mary, w. of Samuel, d. 1849, Mar. 23, a. 80 y. 6 m.
29. Colwell, Samuel, d. 1842, Apr. 10, a. 77 y.
30. Cook, Rev, Cornelius, one of the first Preachers of the Gospel in the Methodist Episcopal Church in this part of the Country, d. 1789, Aug. 7, age unknown.
31. Cronk, Alva M., d. 1832, July 21, a. 21 y. 9 m.
32. Cypher, Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas & Mary, d. 1824, Mar. 27, a. 9-5-4.
33. Cypher, Jemima. dau. of Thomas & Mary, d. 1828, Oct. 14, a. 16-11-9.
34. Cypher, Mary, d. 1835, Aug. 18, a. 71 y 9 m.
35. Cypher, Mary, w. of Thomas. d. 1854. Apr. 13, a. 79-1-21.
36. Cypher, Pewilla B., dau. of William & Esther, a. 13-9-3.
37. Cypher,Thomas, d. 1841, Feb. 1, a. 66-11-25.
38. Cypher, William, s. of William & Emily, d. 1840, Dec. 11, a. 11 m. 2 d.
39. Cypher, William, d. 1840, Feb. 2, in 43d y.
40. Davidson, Mary F., dau. of George E. & Susan, d. 1862, Jan. 3, a. 14 y. 2 m.
41. Dickerson, Mary E., dau. of Lyman B. & Charity Ann, a. 2 y. 2 m.
42. Doty, Elizabeth, w. of (Bulian), & dau. of Jacob & Charlotte Snedecor, d. 1816, July 5 a. 24-6-27.
43. Doty, Ezra W., d. 1845, Mar. 25, a. 17 y. 17 d.
44. Doty, Harriet, w. of William, d. 1848, Oct. 2, a. 44 y.
45. Doty, Jemima, w. of William, d. 1852, Apr. 28, in 92d y.
46. Doty, William, d. 1852, Apr. 24, in 94th y.
47. Doty, William, d. 1833, Nov. 25, a. 34-6-19.
48. DuBois, Elizabeth, d. 1862, Mar. 29, a. 55 y. 10 m.
49. Duncan, Esther, dau. of Smith & Phebe Eliza, d. 1845, June 21, a. 2-4-19.
50. Durando, Sarah, w. of "Paul M. Picard Durando," d. 1813, Apr. 8, in New York City, a. 19 y.
51. Dutcher, Maryetta, dau, of Peter & Emily, d. 1862, Nov. 6, a. 11-6-21.
52. Ferguson, David B., d. 1834, May 5, in 48th y.
53. Ferguson, Elizabeth, w. of Uriah, d. 1834, May 6, in 81st y,
54. Ferguson, Margaret, "late consort of Uriah," & dau. of Stephen Burtis, d. 1813, May 14, a. 53-8-4.
55. Ferguson, Margaret E., dau. of Burtis D. & Ann M., d. 1839, Jan. 3, a. 1-4-15.
56. Ferguson Uriah, d. 1885, Nov. 18, a. 73-11-23.
57. Flagler, Patience, w. of Zachariah S., d. 1837, Mar. 15, at Poughkeepsie, a. 38-11-4.
58. Flagler, Zachariah S., d. 1849, Oct. 25, a. 52-3-27.
59. Free, Dewitt, s. of John & Mary, d. 1851, Aug. 27, a. 7-1-12.
60. Free, Margaret, w. of John I., d. 1857, Mar. 27, a. 27-6-9.
61. Free, Mary, w. of John, d. 1853, Nov. 7, a. 37 y. 11 m.
62. Hadden, Lydia, w. of Edgar & dau. of Thomas & Margaret Andrews, d. 1839, June 30, a. 27-9-3.
63. Haight, George Francis, s. of Nicholas N. & Elizabeth, d. 1841, Apr. 5, a. 1-3-3.
64. Haight, Jarvis Henry, s. of Nicholas N. & Elizabeth, d. 1844, Aug. 14, a. 2-9-5.
65. Harrington, Henry T., d. 1858, June 4, a. 43 y. 2 m.
66. Hewit, Ephraim, s. of E. (C. or 0.) & Jane A., d. 1838, Mar. 28, a. 7-2-13.
67. Horton, Agnes, w. of Rev. J. P., d. 1841, Feb. 15, a. 74 y,
68. Horton, Rev. James P., d. 1842, Dec. 22, a 74 y.
69. Hutchings, Hannah, w. of Thomas, d. 1824, June 29, in 63d y.
70. Jackson, Elizabeth, w. of Richard, d. 1846, Aug. 6, a. 76-10-26.
71. Jackson, Jane, d. 1862, Jan. 30, a. 29 y.
72. Jackson, John, s. of John T. & Mary B., d. 1849, Jan. 3, a. 27-3-21.
73. Jackson, John T., d. 1854, Sep. 17, a. 79-1-9.
74. Jackson, Nancy, dau. of John & Mary B., b. 1815, Apr. 19, d. 1817, July 21, a. 2-8-2.
75. Jackson, Peggy, dau. of Richard and Phebe, b. 1772, Jan. (1)1, d. 1795, Sep. 17, a. 23-8-4.
76. Jackson, Phebe, w. of Richard, & dau. of Daniel & Peggy Kissam, b. 1751, June 8, d. 1785, May 4, a. 34-11-14.
77. Jackson, Richard, d. 1826. Feb. 23, a. 35-4-13.
78. Jewell, John W., d. 1871, Feb. 14, in 72d y.
79. Jewell, Phebe, w. of John W., d. 1836, Nov. 23, a. 39 y. 1 d.
80. Johnston, Ann, w. of William, d. 1862, July (2)9, a. 52-6-16.
81. Lobdell, Nancy T., dau of Jonathan & Deborah, d. 1838, Jan. 12, a. 17 y. 8 d.
82. Losee, Rebecca, w. of John, d. 1839, Sep. 9, a. 80 y.
83. Mackey, Mervin Uriah, s. of Orrin A. W., & Jemima, d. 1862, Aug. 27, a. 1-6-12.
84. Mitchell, Phebe, w. of Samuel T., & dau. of Richard & Phebe Jackson, d. 1836, Feb. 18, a. 50-9-29.
85. Mitchell, Phebe Eliza, dau. of Samuel & Phebe, d. 1825, Apr. 26, a. 14 y. 13 d.
86. Mitchell, Phebe Eliza, dau. of Benjamin & Maria Jane, d. 1851, Sep. 27, a. 21 y. 11 m.
87. Noxon, Charlotte, "late consort of" Daniel L., d. 1834, Sep. 20, a. 31-9-28.
88. Noxon, Nancy Townsend, w. of Daniel L., b. 1794, Feb. 24, d. 1865, May 1.
89. Palen, Susan, dau. of Peter & Margaret, d. 1798, Aug. 23, a. 1-10-7.
90. Pine, Sarah, w, of (Tilley), d. 1801, Aug. 4, a. 33 y. 7 d.
91. Potter, Emma A., dau. of Joseph & Mary, d. 1857, Nov. 13, in 36th y.
92. Potter, Joseph, d. 1862, Feb. 7, a. 75 y.
93. Potter, Mary, w. of Joseph, d. 1860, May 1, a. 74 y.
94. Potter, Sarah, w. of William R., d. 1852, Oct. 21, a. 67-10-10.
95. Potter, William R,, d. 1873, Oct. 26, a. 88-11-23.
96. Pray, Andrew, d. 1849, June 13, a. 30-1-13.
97. R. "M. R."
98. Rosell, Secelia, dau. of Martin & Deborah, d. 1845, Oct. 27, a. 3-3-19.
99. Rossel, Isaac Henry, s. of Henry & Catharine E., d. 1841, Oct. 6, a. 3-4-13.
100. Rozell. Albro B., d. 1860, Mar. 29, a. 52 y. 17 d.
101. Ruseell, Anna, b. 1795, May 11, d. 1854, Aug. 30.
102. Ryndes, Jarves, s. of Elias & Alida Ann, d. 1840, Mar. 9, a. 4 y. 5 m.
103. Seney, Robert, s. of Rev. Robert & Jane A.. d. 1830, Sep. 5, a. 17 m.
104. Skidmore, Elizabeth, dau. of Zopher R. .& Maria, d. 1850, Oct. 23, a. 11-3-15.
105. Skidmore, Elizabeth, w. of James, d. 1862, Nov. 20, a. 87-7-5.
106. Skidmore, James, d. 1834, Aug. 24, a. 63-2-12.
107. Smith, George A., s. of Peter & Hannah, d. 1835, Mar. 13, a. 36-7-21.
108. Smith, Silas Nelson, d. 1821, Oct. 25, a. 7-3-3.
109. Snedecor, Charlotte, w. of Jacob, d. 18(4)2, July 17, a. 73 y.
110. Snedecor, Christopher, d. 1818, Mar. 15, a. 96 y.
111. Snedecor, Jacob, s. of Jacob & Charlotte, d. 1821, Dec. 25, a. 22-10-20.
112. Snedecor, Theodorus, d. 1839. Feb. 27, a. 51 y.
113. Sypher, Charles Peterson, s. of John B. & Hannah P., d. 1840, May 13, a. 8 y. 6 m.
114. Sypher, Hannah P., w. of John B., d. 1865, July 26, a. 55 y.
115. Sypher, John B., d. 1851, Feb. 9, a. 48 y. 4 m.
116. Sypher, Maria Louisa, dau. of John B. & Hannah P., d. 1847, Feb. 12, a. 7 y. 19 d.
117. Sypher, Peter B., d. 1879, July 19, in 85th y.
118. Sypher, Samuel, d. 1842, Sep. 22, in 76th y.
119. Sypher. Simeon S., s. of Samuel & Susanna, d. 1815, Jan. 6, a. (illegible).
120. Sypher, Susane, dau, of Samuel & Susanna, d. 1851. Jan.24, in 46th y.
121. Sypher, Susanna, w. of Samuel, d. 1860, Feb. 23, in 94th y.
122. Townsend, Abigail, d. 1817, July 17, a. 65 y.
123. Townsend, Jacob, d. 1865, Aug. 11, a. 89-5-26,
124. Townsend, John S., d. 1859. Mar. 20, a. 71-11-27.
125. Townsend, Kezish, dau. of Stephen & Abigail, d. 1811, Sep. 2, a. 67 y.
126. Townsend, Lydia, w. of Jacob, d. 1859. Sep. 4, a. 81-4-7.
127. Townsend, Phebe, w, of Nathaniel, d. 1821, July 5, a. 31-9-28.
128. Townsend, Stephen, d. 1832, Aug. 23, a. 87 y.
129. Townsend, Zerviah, w. of John S., d. 1871, Jan. 25, a. 97 y. 10 d.
130. Van Nostrant, Catherine, w. of Garret, d. 1843, Jan. 23, a. 51 y.
131. Van Nostrant, Garret, d, 1854, Oct. 30, a. 68 y. 9 m.
132. Van Vlack, Capt. Abraham, a soldier of the Revolution of 1776, d. 1836, Nov. 19, in 82d y.
133. Van Vlack, Henry A., d. 1844, Sep. 1, in 66th y.
134. Vaughn, Philander, d. 1836, Oct. 15, a. 33 y. 13 d.
*135. Vincent, Capt. Michael, d. 1808, Aug. 5, a. 88-7-23.
*See page 369
136. Vincent, Ruth, w. of Michael, d. 1794, Apr. 4, a. 72 y. 6 m.
137. Washburn, Darius, d. 1826, Feb. 5 a. 54-11-16.
138. Washburn, Jemima, w. of Darius, d. 1852, May 17, a. 82 y. 4 m.
139. Washburn, Judith C., dau. of Darius & Jemima, d. 1841, June 9, in 30th y.
140. Washburn, Lucy Ann, w. of Henry, d. 1849, Feb. 5, a 35 y. 2 m.
141. Washburn, Silas, d. 1859, Sep. 23, a. 60 y.
142. Wilkinson, Ruth, d. 1845, Oct. 5, a. 73-5-23
143. William(s), Andrew, d. 1851, Aug. 15, a. 23-1-2.
144. Williams, Hervey, s. of Warren & Sarah, d. 1835, Aug. 25, a. 17-1-15.
145. Williams, Jarvis, s. of Henry S. & Annis, d. 18(10 or 40), Aug. 21, a. 19 y.
146. Williams, Sarah, w. of Warren, d. 1854, Apr. 4, a. 53-11-28.
147. Williams, Warren, d. l850, Dec. 25, a. 59-7-1.
148. Winters, Hesther, dau. of Elijah & Gilly, d. 1837, Jan. 29, a. 16-3-9.


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