Interments in the PIERCE GROUND



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, page 177.


Note: Some of Poucher's listings have been found to be inaccurate, so use these with caution.

CLASSIFICATION: Family Ground.
LOCATION: West of Pawling, on the Dykeman farm.
CONDITION: Abandoned.
INSCRIPTIONS: 18 in number. Copied in August, 1916, by J. W. Poucher, M. D.
REMARKS: Known locally as the Pierce ground.

1. Allen, Edward, s. of Edward & Susanna, d. 1806, Oct. 27, a. 6 y. 11 d.
2. Allen, Hiram, s. of Alexander & Abigail, d. 1797, Nov. 7, a. 7-1-9.
3. Burr, Esther, w. of Jonathan, d. 1839, Oct. 13, a. 61-3-6.
  (Note - corrected to read Baker instead of Burr - DCHS Yearbook, 1962; p.64)
4. Burr, Levi, d. 1812, May 20, a. 30-4-20.
5. Burr, Nathan, d. 1818, Aug. 27, a. 75-7-27.
6. Burr, Phebe Youngs, w. of Nathan, d. 1802, Apr. 7, a. 55 y. 1 m.
7. Cary, Absalom, d. 1853, July 30, a. 70-8-23.
8. Chase, Obadiah S., d. 1854, Apr. 24, a. 53-3-16.
9. Eastman, John R., b. 1805, Apr. 11, d. 1851, Dec. 8, a 46 y.
10. Howard, Patience, dau. of Thomas & Lucy, d. 1818, July 17, a. 24 y.
11. Mead, Louisa, dau. of Amos & Catharine, d. 1826, Apr. 28.
12. Osborn, Abbey Jane, dau. of John & Elizabeth, d. 1841, July 24, a. 18 y. 4 m.
13. Osborn, Elizabeth, w. of John, d. 1847, Mar. 27, a. 63 y.
14. Osborn, John, d. 1848, Mar. 4, a. 63 y.
15. Osborn, Lydia, w. of George W., d. 1852, July 30, a. 28 y.
16. Sherman, Abigail, w. of John, d. 1808, May 8.
17. Sherman, Eliza, dau. of Isaac & Maria, d. 1825, May 13, a. 2 y. 8 m.
18. Swords, Walter G., d. 1846, June 6, a. 41 y. 23 d.


Copied by Charlotte Carey Dingee and transcribed by Liz DuBois

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