Beaches Corners Cemetery


The land for the Beaches Corners Cemetery was donated by Elijah Towner, a Revolutionary War Veteran and  is located on Rte. 23C, one mile west of Rt. 296 in the Town of Jewett, near the hamlet of Beaches Corners. The cemetery is also known as Eastkill Cemetery No. 1 and Towner Cemetery.  There are numerous fieldstones that are weathered and unreadable. Check out Mark Brown's website of photos from the cemetery.

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Transcribed by Sylvia & Britni Hasenkopf July 28, 1999. Retyped by Annette Campbell.


  1. Charles Higgins, d. 21 Jun 1836 Age 25y10m

  2. Mary, w/o Adna Beach, d. 27 Sep 1837 age 80y

  3. Orison Tompkins, d. 4 Jun 1880 Age 48y

  4. Harriet Brown, w/o Hector Reynolds, d. 27 May 1867 age 58y3m1d

  5. Hector Brown, d. 14 Mar 1858 Age 51y3m25d

  6. James D., s/o Fisk & Pantha Brown,  d. 5 Oct 1830 Age 13m

  7. Eber., s/o Irenos & Phebe Ann Bailey, d. 20 Feb 1851 Age 18y

  8. Belinda, d/o Leveritt & Temperance Conine, d. 7 Feb 1862 Age 4y3m1d

  9. Eleanor S. Collins, w/o Hervey Brown, d. 4 Aug 1878 Age 43y10m5d

  10. Maria, w/o Hervey Brown, d. 17 Oct 1858 Age 54y4d

  11. Mary B., d/o Frederick & Amanda Beach, d. 27 Feb 1852 Age 1m22d
    Marcus, s/o Frederick & Amanda Beach, d. 22 Oct 1860 Age 7m6d
    Fisk, s/o Frederick & Amanda Beach, d. 13 Oct 1860 Age 13y3m

  12. Anson Johnson, d. 1 Feb 1845 Age 27y5m9d

  13. Mary Hartin d. 21 Feb 1843 Age 43y5m8d w/o John

  14. Clarence A., s/o Anson & Amanda Johnson, d. 24 Jan 1858 Age 13y6m22d

  15. Chauncey Green, d. 23 Jun 1882 Age 87y9m5d

  16. Sally, w/o Chauncey Green, d. 10 Jun 1846 Age 51y

  17. Zaddock Brown. d. 22 Mar 1844 Age 69y7m22d
    Sarah Monroe, d. 28 Mar 1856 age 81y1m1d
    Josiah Brown, d. 20 Aug 1874 age 78y6m25d
    Belinda Brown, w/o Silas Green, d. 29 Dec 1858 age 65y8m
    Hervey Brown, d. 8 Sep 1882 Age 78y6m
    Harriet Brown, d. 27 May 1867 Age 58y3m1d

  18. Ancestors of Zaddock Brown:
    Doctor Brown d. 1778
    Sarah Lockwood,  w/o Doctor Brown, d. 1778
    Josiah, s/o Doctor & Sarah Brown, d. 1818 age 77y
    Lois Chapman, w/o Josiah Brown, d. 1820 Age 80y 

  19. CAJ? part missing d. 25 Jan 1864 Age 67y8m14d

  20. Lavinia, d/o Silas & Belinda Green, d. 22 Mar 1848 Age 31y8m29d

  21. Alfred E. Green, d. 24 Jun 1859 Age 31y8m29d

  22. Marinda, w/o Giles Green, d. 5 Aug 1840 Age 34y

  23. Sherwood W., s/o Giles & Sarah Green, d. 2 Jul 1860 Age 9y11m21d

  24. Roby A., w/o Chauncey Lord, only daughter of Edmund & Chloe Butts, d. 2 Jul 1863 Age 23y8m28d

  25. Roby Blowers, w/o Isaac Butts, d. 8 May 1850 Age 91y

  26. Isaac Butts, d. 22 Jun 1832 Age 89y

  27. Virgil L. Towner, d. 18 Jul 1865 Age 18y9m15d

  28. Henry Butts, d. 18 Sep 1875 Age 81y

  29. Justus Butts, 10 Jun 1808-27 Nov 1897
    Densy, w/o Justus Butts, 20 Nov 1809-28 Mar 1873

  30. Arie Lord, 23 Dec 1861-23 Sep 1887

  31. Michael Showers, d. 10 Jun 1819 age 47y

  32. Catherine Showers, d. 30 Mar 1830 Age 54y

  33. Henry Showers, d. 22 Apr 1824 Age 27y

  34. Albert Showers, d. 9 Jan 1830 Age 12y

  35. Polly (Beth?) Showers, d. 1828

  36. Catherine, d/o Japhet & Sylva Showers, d. 22 Mar 1830 Age 1m11d

  37. Eliza, d/o Japhet & Sylva Showers, drowned 22 Mar 1831 Age 8y4d

  38. Mary Ann Showers d. 22 Aug 1835 age 4y2m11d d/o Japhet & Sylva

  39. Schuyler Ford, d. 30 Jun 1865 age 35y8m

  40. Alvin C., s/o Alvin & Phebe Ford, d. 23 Sep 1855 Age 36y1m24d

  41. Phebe Towner, w/o Alvin Ford, d. 21 Jun 1876 Age 81y11m26d 

  42. Alvin Ford, Capt. d. 24 Nov 1841 age 52y "Killed by the fall of a bridge he was aiding to raise on the Schoharie Kill"

  43. Moses Fordd. 14 Nov 1898 age 74y

  44. _almon, s/o Alvin & Phebe Ford, d. 23 Aug 1831 Age 20y

  45. Amos Finch, d. 1845 Age 94 (Hand carved fieldstone)

  46. Samuel ____ Hand carved fieldstone

  47. Adavina Finch, d. 21 May 1831 (Hand carved fieldstone)

  48. Leona, d/o Julian G. & Florence I. Beers, d. 4 Jan 1879 Age 1m2d


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