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Old Abeel Farm 

From, Volume #1, Cemetery Records of Old Burying Grounds in the Town of Catskill 1946-1962. This cemetery recorded in April 1962 by Dorothy and Walter Smith. Retyped by Celeste MacCormack.

Cemetery located in December 2006. Stone number 4 is broken into pieces and only a few remain. Stones 5 and 6 are completely missing and only the footstones remain. An additional footstone was located with the initials CRA. Validated by Sylvia Hasenkopf

 On south side of 23A, 1 mile west of Webber Bridge, land of DeLeo. Plot in very poor condition. These are all the stones that remain of what must have been a good size burial ground. Once part of Abeel farm.

  1. William Abeel died March 18, 1855 aged 23 yrs. 8 mo
  2. In Memory of Anthony Abeel died Feb 7, 1840 aged 53 yrs. 7 mo
  3. Nelly Myer, wife of Anthony Abeel died Sept 6, 1852 aged 63
  4. James Willie, son of William and Mary Huestes born July 12, 1856 died Aug 31, 1858
  5. Mary A. Abeel Huestes, wife of Dr. Wm. B. Huestes born March 20 1813 died Aug 18 1898
  6. Henry Brink, son of Anthony and Nelly Abeel died April 26, 1810 aged 20 yrs.

 On south side of 23A, 1 mile west of Webber Bridge, on the Old Abeel farm, now owned by Martin Borden. These are the Abeel that were captured by the Indians and taken to Canada in 1780.


This cemetery was located in December 2006. It is on private property - the old David Abeel homestead and is well cared for. Validated by Sylvia Hasenkopf


  1. David Abeel died Feb. 5, 1813 in the 87th year of his age
  2. Nelly, wife of David Abeel died April 5 1805
  3. Anthony Abeel died Feb 25, 1822 in the 62 year of his age
  4. Catharine, wife of Anthony Abeel died March 16, 1800 (no age)
  5. Catharine Abeel died Aug 24, 1829 (no age)

U. S. Veteran marker on this plot

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