Interments in the QUAKER GROUND--MILAN



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, pages 164-165.


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: Friends' burial ground.
LOCATION: Between La Fayette and Rock City.
CONDITION: Overgrown and deserted.
INSCRIPTIONS: 14 in number. Copied in August, 1914, by J. W. Poucher, M.D., and Miss M. O. Johnston.
REMARKS: Known as the Quaker ground. Stephen Thorne (who was buried here with his wife and children) was postmaster at the hamlet of Milan in the first quarter of the nineteenth century. Possibly this was his family burial ground.

1. Cole, William Henry, s. of David & Phebe, d. 1846, June 26, a. 4-11-26.
2. Guernsey, Mary Ann, w. of Peter, d. 1834, Nov. 18, a. 26 y.
3. Guernsey, Rush, s. of Peter B. & Mary Ann, d. 1834, Feb. 20, a. 1 y.
4. Pool, Elizabeth, dau, of George & Elizabeth, d. 1830, Nov. 7, a. 4 y. 4 m.
5. Pool, Elizabeth, w. of George, d. 1850, Apr.19, a. 66 y. 2 m.
6. Pool, George, d. 1847, Apr. 15, a. 52 y.
7. Shook, Rhea, dau. of Rev. Cyrus & Eliza C., d. 1845, Sep. 3, a. 5 m. 28 d.
8. Thorne, Anna, w. of Stephen, d. 1835, Nov. 3, a. 49 y. 7 m.
9. Thorne, Ann Eliza, dau, of Stephen & Anna, d. 1849, Apr. 13, a. 19-7-20.
10. Thorne, Elizabeth, dau. of Stephen & Anna, d. 1829, Apr. 26, a. 2-1-16.
11. Thorne, Frances, dau. of Stephen & Anna, d. 1824, Dec. 11, a. 4 m. 6 d.
12. Thorne, Isaac, s. of Stephen & Anna, d. 1831, Feb. 16, a. 11-10-8.
13. Thorne, Nathaniel, s. of Stephen & Anna, d. 1821, Dec. 12, a. 14 m.
14. Thorne, Stephen, d. 1849, Jan. 13, a. 66-15-10.


Copied by Charlotte Carey Dingee and transcribed by Liz DuBois

Back to Dutchess Co. Genealogy