Hollister Family
Cemetery

 

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Located in the Town of Coxsackie, this cemetery is in extremely poor condition and difficult to see from the road. It is situated at the junction of Cold Spring Rd., Limestreet Rd. and High Hill Rd. just northeast of the hamlet of Climax.

Transcribed by Sylvia and Reinhard Hasenkopf on May 9, 2001.


  1. Maria Weeks, w/o Jared Day, d. September 3, 1881, aged 37y5m3d
  2. Ann Eliza, d/o Moses and Sally Jane Weeks, d. _____, 1857, _y_m5d
  3. Helen Weeks, no further data on stone
  4. John, s/o Moses and Sally Jane Weeks, d. February 21, 1844, aged 27d
  5. Richard H., s/o Moses and Sally Jane Weeks, d. May 11, 1843, aged 2y9m24d
  6. Moses Weeks, d. August 24, 1892, aged 81y
  7. John N. Cornwell, d. January 28, 1868, aged 36y2m5d
  8. Sarah, w/o Henry Cornwell, d. February 13, 1866, aged 75y2m15d
  9. Henry Cornwell, d. April 1, 1872, aged 86y
  10. Ellen, erected by their grandfather Isaac Whitbeck, d. December 14, 1870, aged 12y3m3d (footstone - E.C.)
  11. Nicholas Cornwell, d. November 15, 1862, aged 41y7m21d
  12. Osmer Hollister, b. June 30, 1803, d. October 1, 1885
    Rachel Bush, b. January 8, 1809, d. April 12, 1889
  13. Arthur J., s/o James O. and Gussie M. Hollister, d. December 1, 1884, aged 7m17d
  14. Sally Jane, w/o Moses Weeks, d. October 3, 1854, aged 39y8m7d
  15. In Memory of Timothy James, s/o Timothy and Altheah Hollister, d. September 4, 1844, aged 19y10m3d
  16. Timothy Hollister, d. July 3, 1837, aged 69y
  17. In Memory of John Hollister, d. October 1, 1841, aged 40y1m6d
  18. Magdalene, w/o Leonard Youmans, d. February 26, 1870, aged 63y
  19. Isaac V. Hollister, d. April 20, 1833, aged 11m7d
  20. Children of Osmer and Rachel Hollister
    Ally Theah, d. September 19, 1833, aged 2y
    Rachel Ann, d. May 17, 1837, aged 3y9m
    Also an infant
  21. Timothy Hollister, d. July 2, 1837, aged 69y
    Althea Cornwell, his wife, d. May 8, 1874, aged 92y
    Capt. Lansing Hollister was killed at the battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, aged 22y11m5d. Remains moved to Rose Hill, Chicago.
  22. Silas E. Weeks, b. 1849, d. 1907
  23. George Weeks, b. 1834, d. 1903
  24. John Onderdonk, b. June 5, 1805, d. July 10, 1871
    Mary Youmans, his wife, b. January 27, 1830, no death date
  25. Reuben Jump, d. February 4, 1891, aged 68y1m13d
    Christina Hallenbeck, his wife, d. February 20, 1895, aged 68y1m24d

A copy of the transcription of this cemetery by Kenneth Van Vechten Parks on May 3, 1988 was located at the Vedder Memorial Library. Conflicting/additional information:

2.    Ann Eliza, d. May 29, 1857
6.    Moses Weeks, d. October 21, 1892  
8.    Sarah, died aged 75y
14.    Sally Jane died October 8
19.    Isaac V. Hollister died 1835


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