Interments in the SMITH GROUND



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, pages 206-207.


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: Family ground.
LOCATION: A mile south of Salt Point, on the Pleasant Valley road east of the creek, on the west side of the road.
CONDITION: Overgrown and deserted.
INSCRIPTIONS: 20 in number. Copied July 4, 1914, by J. W. Poucher, M. D., and Miss Mary Elizabeth Cooley.
REMARKS: Smith ground, known as "Under the Locusts".

1. Cronkrite, Uriah, s. of James & Mary, d. 1823, Dec. 18, a. 1 m. 16 d.
2. Ely, Mary, dau. of Samuel M. & Rebecca, d. 1832, Nov. 9, a. 13-5-20.
3. Ely, Rebecca, w. of Samuel M., & dau. of Jacob & Rebecca Smith, d. 1842, June 29, a. 53-7-23.
4. Ely, Samuel M., d. 1867, June 4, a. 79-11-26.
5. Peters, Alonzo, s. of Jacob & Maria, d. 1852, Mar. 14, a. 10 m. 20 d.
6. Peters, Alonzo D., s. of Henry & Jane, d. 1846, Sep. 18, in 28th y.
7. Peters, Henry, d. 1853, July 3, a. 62-6-11.
8. Peters, Jane, w. of Henry, d. 1844, Jan. 1, a. 51-1-4.
9. Smith, Almira Ely, w. of Ensign T., b. 1815, Jan. 23, d. 1857, Mar. 1.
10. Smith, Ensign T., d. 1875, July 9, a. 74-10-15.
11. Smith, Esq.; Jacob, d. 1810, Feb. 13, a. 63-1-24.
12. Smith, John, s. of Jacob & Rebecca, d. 1798, Nov. 9, a. 23 y. 10 m.
13. Smith, John, s. of Uriah & Molly, d. 1811, Apr. 24, a. 8-9-6.
14. Smith, John M., d. 1875, Jan. 8, a. 61 y.
15. Smith, Molly, w. of Uriah, d. 1813, Oct. 29, a. 42 y. 2 m.
16. Smith, Polly, dau. of Jacob & Rebecca, d. 1795, Nov. 25, a. 20 y. 3 m.
17. Smith, Polly, w. of William, d. 1865, Jan. 11, a. 87 y. 1 m.
18. Smith, Rebecca, w. of Jacob, Esq., d. 1805, Oct. 15, a. 56 y. 11 m.
19. Smith, Uriah, d. 1817, Apr. 1, a. 46-6-14.
20. Smith, William, d. 1859, Feb. 20, a. 82-8-4.



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

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