Interments in the WESTERVELT GROUND



"Old Gravestones of Dutchess County, New York" by J. W. Poucher published in 1924, pages 232-233.


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

Town of Poughkeepsie



CLASSIFICATION: Family ground.
LOCATION: On the east side of the New York and Albany Post Road, nearly opposite the road to Camelot.
CONDITION: Overgrown and deserted.
INSCRIPTIONS: 13 in number. Copied in 1911 by J. W. Poucher, M. D., and Miss Helen W. Reynolds.
REMARKS: Westervelt ground. The Westervelts were early settlers and large land owners in this neighborhood.

1. Bishop, Caleb, d. 1845, May 20, a. 93 y. 25 d.
2. Bishop, Katherine, w. of Caleb, d. 1821, Jan. 15, a. 63-4-18.
3. Lewis, James, d. 1832, July 4, a. 40-7.17.
4. Parmale, Elizabeth, d. 1832, Dec. 29, a. 11-7-9.
5. Parmale, John, s. of Joseph & Levina, d. 1825, Feb. 19, a. 21 y. 5 d.
6. Westervelt, Casparus, d. 1821, May 7, a. 64-3-12.
7. Westervelt, Catherine, d. 1838, Aug. 3, a. 79-4-4.
8. Westervelt, Deborah Fort, w. of Casparus, d. 1832, May 16, a. 69-3-5.
9. Westervelt, Derrick, d. 1819, Oct. 7, a. 60.3.13.
10. Westervelt, Elias, d. 1847 Nov. 26, in 62d y.
11. Westervelt, Jacob, d. 1827, Oct. 18, a. 35 y. 2 m.
12. Westervelt, John W., s. of J(acob) & Margaret, d. 1828, May 1, a. 8 m.
13. Westervelt, Richard, d. 1814, Nov. 29, a. 31-4-9.


Typed and submitted by: Liz DuBois

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