Interments in the NEGRO GROUND



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, page 120.


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: Cedar Hill, north of Fishkill Village.
CONDITION: Uncared for.
INSCRIPTIONS: 9 In number. Copied September 25, 1914, by J. W. Poucher, M. D., and Mrs. Harris S. Reynolds.
REMARKS: A Negro burial ground. It contains a number of unmarked recent graves.

1. Jacock, Aletta, w. of Cornelius, d. 1849, Oct. 20, a. 28 y. 3 m.
2. Jacocks, Charles Peter, s. of Peter & Susan, d. 1834, Sep. 8, a. 1 y. 7 m.
3. Jefferson, William Henry, s. of Yorkus & Maria, d. 1864, July 14, at Yellow Bluff, Va.; of the 8th reg. Penn. Col. Vol's.
4. Potter, John, d. 1832, Jan. 30, a. 27 y. 4 m.
5. Potter, John, d. 1839, a. 65 y.
6. Potter Mary Matilda, dau. of J. & Rachel Ann, d. 1834, Mar. 10, a. 1 y. 11 m.
7. Sales, Hannah, d. 1844, Oct. 28, a. 67 y.
8. Wailes. "Henry Wailes, Ann Wales and Family."
9. Wailes, John, d. 1866, May 22, a. 27 y. 8 d.

Copied by Charlotte Carey Dingee and transcribed by Liz DuBois

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