Interments in the UNION CHURCHYARD



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, pages 167-168.


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: Union church, Shookville.
CONDITION: In fair order.
INSCRIPTIONS: 71 in number. Copied in August, 1914, by J. W. Poucher, M.D., Mrs. Poucher and Miss M. O. Johnston.
REMARKS: In 1834 a church was erected here by Jacob and Peter Shook and given over to the use of the members of the German Reformed and the Methodist Church who lived in the neighborhood.

1. Becker, Eve, w. of Henry, d. 1839, Dec. 27, a. 25-4-17.
2. Brush, Cyrus, s. of Jacob & Betsey, d. 1845, July 14, a. 2-3-14.
3. Brush, Betsey, w. of Jacob, d. 1845, June 7, a. 37-7-28.
4. Burger, Anna Eliza, w. of Anthony, d. 1840, Nov. 4, a. 36-6-1.
5. Burger, Anthony, d. 1886, July 6, a. 84-7-18.
6. Canfield, Hannah, w. of Ira, d. 1874, May 3, a. 72 y. 18 d.
7. Canfield, Ira, d. 1883, Mar. 6, a. 82-6-20.
8. Clinton, Elizabeth, w. of Joseph, d. 1848, Feb. 14, a. 76 y. 11 m.
9. Coons, Catharine, w. of William W., d. 1864, Nov. 7, a. 44-7-18
10. Coons, Ellis, s. of William W. & Catherine, d. 18(5)3, June 2, a. 1-8-2.
11. Coons, Jemima, dau. of William W. & Catherine, d. 1865, Sep. 7, a. 20-2-4.
12. Coons, Julius, s. of William W & Catherine, d. 1854, Oct. 14, a. 4-5-6.
13. Coons, Wakely, s. of William W. & Catherine, d. 1863, May 31, a. 5-1-5.
14. Coons, William W., b. 1819, July 27, d. 1899, Jan. 14.
15. Coopernail, Mary Emma, dau. of Phillip H. & Charlotte, d. 1865, Sep. 4, a. 5-5-14.
16. Cornelius, Clarissa, w. of Gideon, d. 1835, Sep. 4, a. 37-11-4.
17. Cornelius, David, s. of Gideon & Clarissa, d. 1833, Mar. 15, a. 2-6-15.
18. Cornelius, John, s. of Gideon & Clariaaa, d. 1837, Nov. 12, a. 3-8-15.
19. Dennis, Walter J., s. of Luman & Catharine, d. 1873, Oct. 27, a. 2-3-27.
20. Doyle, Angeline, w. of Peter M., d. 1880, Aug. 5, a. 78 y.
21. Doyle, James M., s. of Peter & Angeline, d. 1849, Dec. 20, a. 18 y. 10 m.
22. Doyle, Peter M., d. 1879, Feb. 24, a. 80 y.
23. Ferow, Almira, w. of Eli, d. 1840, Mar. 8, a. 27-2-5.
24. Ferow, Gortland, s. of Edward & Catharine, d. 1856, Aug. 22, a. 7-6-4.
25. Ferow, Peter, d. 1855, Oct. 2, a. 67-4-3.
26. Fero, Polly, w. of Peter, d. 1874, Oct. 31, a. 84-9-20,
27. Gondolf, Henry G., d. 1887, Sep. 11, a. 37-8-7.
28. Hoffman, Catharine, dau. of Henry C. & Elizabeth, d. 1837, Nov. 19, a. 10-10-18.
29. Hoffman, Mary Ann, dau of Henry C; & Elizabeth, d. 1837, Nov. 28, a. 15-1-9.
30. Hoose, Casper, d. 1844, Dec. 15, a. 29-7-11,
31. Hoos, Lucy Ann, w. of Casper, d. 1842, Dec. 6, a. 21-10-5.
32. Howver, Catharine, w. or Jacob, d. 1847, Sep. 5, in 52d y.
33. Howver, David, s. of Jacob & Catharine, d. 1845, Mar. 15, a. 16-7-13.
34. Howver, Jacob, d. 1868, Feb. 28, a. 77 y.
35. Hoysradt, Abram, d. 1881, Jan. 9, a. 35-3-12.
36. Hoysradt, Elizabeth, w. of Henry, d. 1843, Feb. 17, in 84th y.
37. Hoysradt, Jacob, 1811-1852, "Buried in Poughkeepsie."
38. Hoysradt, Sarah A., dau. of Jacob & Susan, d. 1866, Sep. 9, a. 31-2-9.
39. Hoysradt, Susan Poucher, w. of Jacob, 1812-1849.
40. Hoysradt, Children of Jacob & Susan:---
Henry, 1838-1839.
Jacob, 1839-1845.
Loretta, 1847-1848.
William, 1849-1850.
41. Ingles, Jonathan, d. 1888, Nov. 2, a. 50 y. 6 m.
42. Jackson, Sarah Ann, w. of Thomas, d. 1854, Nov. 26, a. 30-6-15.
43. Myers, Gertrude C., b. 1833, Mar. 5, (date of death not on stone).
44. Myers, Henry, b. 1829, July 6, d. 1908, Apr. 19.
45. Nelson, Francis, d. 1859, June 7, a. 59 y.
46. Osterhout, David, d. 1864, Feb. 7, in 74th y.
47. Osterhout, David N., d. 1848, May 27, a 23-5-10.
48. Osterhout, Maria Phillips, w. of David, d. 1882, June 6, a. 81-6-22.
49. Pester, Alson, s. of Zachariah & Sarah, d. 1843, June 23, a. 3 m. 8 d.
50. Seaman, Margaret, d. 1853, Mar. 25, a. 76 y. 3 m.
51. Seamans, Mary, d. 1862, Aug. 6, a. 70 y.
52. Shaver, Joanna, dau. of John P. & Phebe, d. 1855, (remainder illegible).
53. Shook, Maria, w. of Peter, d. 1847, Aug. 2, a. 67 y. 6 m.
54. Shook, Mary Amelia, dau. of Henry W. & Harriet, d. 1857, Dec. 12, a. 15-5-24.
55. Shook, Peter, d. 1862, May 9, a. 89-5-22.
56. Snyder, Eve, w. of Henry, d. 1838, Oct. 7, a. 92 y.
57. Snyder, Henry, d. 1839, Aug. 24, a. 92 y.
58. Stickle, Edward, d. 1833, Nov. 19, in 25th y.
59. Stickle, Elizabeth, w. of William A., d. 1858, Jan. 4. a. 70 y. 10 m.
60. Stickle, William A., d. 1845, May 17, a. 70 y.
61. Stocking, Polly Ann, w. of Russell, d. 1844, June 20, a. 26-1-11.
62. Teats, Hannah, w. of Joseph, d. 1852, Aug. 24, a. 83 y.
63. Teats, Joseph, d. 1845, Dec. 20, a. 83-4-15,
64. Teats, Mary, w. of Peter, d. 1848, Feb. 22, a. 55 y.
65. Teats, Peter L., d. 1854, Dec. 25, a. 67-3-1.
66. Wagenor, Norman, Co. I,150th Reg. N. Y. Vols., d. 1907, June 2, a. 63 y.
67. Wilber, Nelson, s. of Reuben & Sarah, d. 1856, Mar. 18, a 6 m.
68. Winters, Catharine, d. 1899, June 13, a. 80 y.
69. Winters, Elizabeth, w. of William, d. 1867, Mar. 26, a. 79 y.
70. Winters, Eugene, d. 1855, Aug. 8, a. 2-3-8.
71. Winters, William, d. 1864, May 19, a. 84 y.


Copied by Charlotte Carey Dingee and transcribed by Liz DuBois

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