West Kill Methodist
Church Cemetery

This cemetery is located in the village of West Kill in the Town of Lexington. It is situated between the West Kill Methodist Church and the Baptist Church, although the inhabitants are associated with the Baptist Church. It is surrounded by a wooden fence and is well tended.

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Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf June 17, 2000


  1. John Lane, d. February 18, 1862, aged 44y, Co. A, 80 NYVol.
  2. In Memory of James Ackerly, a soldier of the Civil War 1861-1865
  3. A.D., d. November 9, 1899, aged 24y, fieldstone
  4. Jacob, d. August 1, 1850, aged 9m19d, s/o Philip and Hannah Shermerhorn
  5. Henry C. Sheffer, d. January 15, 1859, aged 45y7m8d
  6. Casper Sheffer, d. February 22, 1853, aged 71y11m 19d
  7. Triphena, d. March 21, 1843, aged 45y7m13d, w/o William Davis
  8. Eber Butler, Co. G, 20 NYSM, no dates
  9. Amsa Butler, d. September 30, 1888, aged 29y23d
  10. Conrad Fiero, b. October 7, 1814, d. November 16, 1877, Co. G, 80th Regt NYSV
  11. Allice A., d. March 1856, aged 1y6d, d/o Eber and Eliza Buttler
  12. Charles, d. June 5, 1845, aged 20y9m, s/o Conrad and Hannah Fiero
  13. U.E., d. June 17 (?), 1828, aged 17y, fieldstone
  14. Polly, d. July 29, 1835, aged 56y, w/o L.L. Van Valkenburgh
  15. Elizabeth, dates illegible, aged 6y, d/o Jacob & (rest illegible, but possibly Permilea Van Valkenburgh)
  16. Huldah, d. 1841?, aged 1y4m, d/o Jacob & (rest illegible, but possibly Permilia Van Valkenburgh)
  17. George P., d. February 18, 1844, aged 4y, s/o Jacob & (rest illegible, but possibly Permilia Van Valkenburgh)
  18. James S., d. November 15, 1853, aged 20y11m5d, s/o Jacob and Permilia Van Valkenburgh
  19. Permilia A., d. May 7, 1855, aged 42y3m5d, w/o Jacob Van Valkenburgh
  20. Jacob Van Valkenburgh, d. July 18, 1872, aged 65y6m23d
  21. R.C., d. August 23, 1843, aged 78y, fieldstone
  22. Dan Utter, d. June 27, 1847, aged 60y4m23d
  23. Eber Cornish, d. March 6, 1849, aged 77y
  24. Elizabeth, d. February 15, 1832, aged 61y, w/o Eber Cornish
  25. In memory of Savilla, d. July 25, 1834, aged 23y4d, w/o Lewis Rider, d/o Eber and Elizabeth Cornish
  26. Eber Cornish Jr., b. March 7, 1793, d. June 7, 1867
  27. M. Gussie, d. August 21, 1858, aged 1y10m24d, s/o H. and Ann O. Benjamin
  28. Sarah Jane, d. March 20, 1856, aged 5y1m4d, d/o Moses and Fanny Benjamin
  29. Fanny, d. February 23, 1857, aged 46y3m15d, w/o Moses Benjamin
  30. Hettie A. Deyoe, d. May 12, 1873, aged 56y9m8d, w/o Corydon Bushnell
    Corydon Bushnell, d. March 16, 1878, aged 80y11m15d
    Aaron Bushnell, d. January 19, 1865, aged 90y2m5d
    Anna Dryer, d. January 6, 1854, aged 79y4m16d, w/o Aaron Bushnell
  31. M.H., d. June 6, 1829, fieldstone
  32. David Butler, d. March 23, 1853, aged 53y
  33. Asa Butler, d. May 23, 1860, aged 86y
  34. Rebecca, d. January 14, 1862, aged 85y, w/o Asa Butler
  35. John Bishop, d. July 7, 1854, aged 43y11m15d
    Jane E. Bishop, d. August 24, 1854, aged 40y6m17d
  36. Huldah, d. June 8, 1853, aged 56y3m15d, w/o William P. Dunham
  37. William P. Dunham, d. February 22, 1858, aged 60y11m19d
  38. In memory of Benjamin Maben, d. May 1, 1839, aged 46y9m28d
  39. In memory of Luther Maben, d. June 11, 1834, aged 21y7m17d
  40. In memory of Philo, d. May 19, 1835, aged 16y1m19d, s/o Elijah Bushnell Jr.
  41. Sarah Ann, d. April 22, 1867, aged 78y6m22d, w/o Philo Bushnell
  42. In memory of Harriet L., d. July 3, 1844, aged 30y10m13d, w/o Cornelius Conine
  43. In memory of Sarah Ann, d. June 7, 1845, aged 26y6m17d
  44. Alonzo P. Bushnell, d. February 1, 1853, aged 28y
  45. Iretus D. Bushnell, d. November 25, 1853, aged 41y9m15d
  46. Phidelia, b. February 26, 1814, d. April 28, 1861, aged 47y2m2d, w/o R.H. Hill
  47. Emeline B., d. March 23, 1855, aged 38y9m13d, w/o Rev. L.L. Hill
  48. Mary Phidelia, d. February 21, 1853, aged 19m10d, d/o Alonzo & Almira Bushnell
  49. L. Augusta, d. March 28, 1856, aged 5y2m, d/o S.A. and Lucy E. DeForest
    S. Emma, d. October 13, 1855, aged 9m9d, d/o S.A. and Lucy E. DeForest
  50. Addie De Forest, b. September 17, 1856, d. June 30, 1867
  51. Lucy E. Bushnell, b. March 19, 1827, d. March 11, 1859, w/o S.A. DeForest
  52. S.G. Bushnell, d. September 5, 1857, aged 27y10m8d
  53. Iretus D. Newton, b. December 1, 1838, d. April 2, 1897
    Mary E. Montross, b. January 13, 1838, d. July 17, 1921, w/o Iretus D. Newton
  54. Mary M., b. November 7, 1822, d. April 8, 1868, w/o William Schermerhorn
  55. Judson A. Wheeler, b. 1836, d. 1907
    Francis Wheeler, b. 1840, d. 1861
  56. Aminelous Lament, d. February 12, 1876, aged 85y8m4d
  57. Sarah, d. October 22, 1859, aged 71y10m28d, w/o Aminelous Lament
  58. John C. Roraback, d. August 23, 1861, aged 71y11m30d
  59. Tunchey Van Buren, d. April 18, 1866, aged 75y2m7d, w/o John C. Roraback
  60. Nelly Ann Roraback, d. January 28, 1849, aged 27y3m16d
  61. Bornt V.B. Roraback, d. June 29, 1846, aged 20y1m6d
  62. Addison Deyoe, b. December 15, 1881, d. March 25, 1882
  63. Peter G. Van Valkenburgh, b. February 11, 1804, d. December 10, 1893
    Maria Sheffer, b. June 3, 1811, d. November 10, 1896, w/o Peter G. Van Valkenburgh
  64. Alice, d. March 4, 1880, aged 1m15d, d/o Isaac and Emma L Van Valkenburgh
  65. Willard M. Dunham, b. 1860, d. 1933
    Emma S. b. 1859, w/o Willard M. Dunham
    Leland Newhall Dunham, b. 1891, d. 1975
  66. Peter Decker, d. October 19, 1864 at City Point, VA, aged 17y3m3d
  67. Gilbert Decker, b. August 2, 1808, d. March 8, 1874
    Christina Sheffer, b. October 3, 1809, d. May 4, 1891, w/o Gilbert Decker
  68. Mary A. Doyle, b. July 8, 1843
    William R. Doyle, d. April 15, 1880, aged 65y
  69. David O. Barber, b. 1835, d. 1888
    Mary Jane Kirk, b. 1834, d. 1908, w/o David O. Barber
    Herbert D. Barber, b. 1860, d. 1864
    Elnora Barber, b. 1862, d. 1864
    Alonzo Barber, b. 1864, d. 1864
  70. William Wheeler, d. September 8, 1870, aged 64y
  71. Caroline Wheeler, d. July 17, 1879, aged 64y
  72. George Bushnell, b. October 22, 1827, d. April 7, 1900, Major 93rd Regt NYSV
    RosaleeWheeler, b. August 28, 1847, w/o George Bushnell
  73. Charles A. Ballou, b. 1867, d. 1941
    Florence E., b. 1865, d. 1941
  74. Melvin O Hyatt, b. June 30, 1888, d. August 30, 1939
    Lillian Bullock, b. May 12, 1872, d. January 5, 1919, w/o Melvin O Hyatt
  75. Catharine Montross, b. 1839, d. 1915, w/o Wesley Tompkins
    Adam Montross, d. March 6, 1881, aged 73y
    Nellie Richtmyer, d. November 24, 1886, aged 78y
  76. Owen C., d. April 7, 1866, aged 7m11d, s/o Newton and Susie Whitcomb
  77. Mary A. b. January 27, 1859, d. December 17, 1864, d/o Addison and Elizabeth Deyoe
  78. Lucy Decker, d. April 22, 1875, aged 23y3m2d, w/o Peter W. Rorabeck
  79. Peter W. Rorabeck, b. June 7, 1849, d. November 27, 1885
  80. George J. Rorabeck, d. March 26, 1903, aged 85y
    Elizabeth Hoose, d. July 4, 1906, aged 86y, w/o George J. Rorabeck
  81. Alida, d. March 17, 1862, aged 48y6m17d, w/o Swain Evens
  82. Lola T. Clark, d. October 2, 1869, aged 28y4m10d, w/o I.D. Newton
  83. Iretus, d. December 9, 1870, aged 1y9m1d, s/o Iretus D. and Lola T. Newton
  84. George A., d. January 9, 1871, aged 7y3m18d, s/o Iretus D. and Lola T. Newton
  85. Frank, d. September 6, 1878, s/o Iretus D. and Mary E. Newton
  86. Willie M., d. August 31, 1871, aged 2y5d, s/o Orlando L. Jr. and Ruth E. Newton
  87. Elizabeth Van Valkenburgh, d. January 3, 1870, aged 64y3m, w/o Lewis J. Benneett
  88. Lewis J. Bennett, b. October 15, 1802, d. February 17, 1892
  89. Saville J. Clawoon, d. June 14, 1909, aged 81y
    Eber P. Clawson, d. September 21, 1871, aged 42y1m13d
    Minerva L. Clawson, b. December 12, 1838, d. August 30, 1880
    Corydon B. Newton, d. April 28. 1897, aged 64y
    Henry Clawson, d. February 18, 1877, aged 82y1m10d
    Dorcas Cornish, d. March 2, 1884, aged 79y10m28d
    Margaret M. Clawson, no dates
    Richard J. Clawson, no dates
  90. Rowland, d. August 15, 1889, aged 3y9m23d, s/o Rev.L and F.J. Aldrich
  91. F.B. Lament, b. May 22, 1822, d. July 7, 1885
    Savill Closson, b. September 27, 1828, d. June 14, 1909, w/o F.B. Lament
  92. Apha Davis, b. April 17, 1802, d. August 12, 1889
  93. Joseph, Johnson, d. April 1, 1868, aged 58y11m
  94. Laura R. Nichols, b. May 29, 1811, d. April 20, 1892, w/o Joseph Johnson
  95. Addison M. Wiltse, b. March 19, 1856
    Eliza Schermerhorn, b. January 3, 1861, d. June 7, 1886, w/o Addison M. Wiltse
  96. Urial Schermerhorn, d. October 27, 1866, aged 46y1m14d
  97. In memory of Horace N. Winter, b. February 18, 1812, d. August 7, 1895
    In memory of Elizabeth Mead, b. December 3, 1820, d. June 28, 1890, w/o Horace N. Winter
    In memory of Charles S. Winter, b. July 25, 1861, d. January 10, 1890
  98. Camilla G., d. September 13, 1878, aged 2y4m28d, d/o Thomas and Martha Decker
  99. Maria F., d. February 20, 1875, aged 52y10m1d, w/o George W. Dunham
  100. George W. Dunham, b. July 31, 1819, d. April 17, 1894
  101. James D. Planck, d. January 3, 1875, aged 54y
    Asenath D. Schermerhorn, no dates, w/o James D. Planck
    Lucy E., d. June 8, 1876, aged 20y, d/o J.D. and A.D. Planck
  102. Levi M. Banker, d. August 27, 1874, aged 54y
  103. D. Spencer Utter, d. September 14, 1872, aged 40y
    Alvaretta, d. May 23, 1874, aged 13y, d/o D.S. and Helen Utter
    Wesley, d. December 23, 1876, aged 22y, s/o D.S. and Helen Utter
  104. Jennie Van Valkenburgh, b. 1872, d. 1903, aged 30y9m16d, w/o Charles Herdman
  105. Amasa M. Van Valkenburgh, d. July 1, 1890, aged 44y
  106. Christina Van Valkenburgh Gossoo, d. July 11, 1946, aged 96y
  107. Jane Smith, d. November 14, 1899, aged 74y
  108. Phebe, d. November 6, 18--, aged 70y (stone repaired through date), w/o Abram Applebee
  109. Abram Applebee, d. March 3, 1879, aged 76y

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