Little West Kill Cemetery

Located on County Route 2 in the Town of Prattsville. It is almost 3 miles from where County Route 2 meets with Route 23 by the bridge in the village of Prattsville. The cemetery is surrounded by a stone wall and has an iron gate. It is very well maintained. At least 18 unmarked fieldstones were located in the cemetery.

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Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf and Celeste MacCormack on November 6, 2000


  1. James D. Truesdell, b. 1926, d. 1970
    Ida R., b. 1926, his wife
  2. Truesdell (no names or dates)
  3. Ida R. Moseman, b. July 27, 1888, d. January 4, 1897
  4. Anthony B. Barnum, b. 1859, d. 1917
    Delina E. Truesdell, b. 1859, d. 1947, his wife
  5. Levi W. Truesdell, b. 1848, d. 1913
    Louisa J. Barnum, b. 1854, d. 1921, his wife
    Josiah D. Truesdell, b. 1879, d. 1943
    Lydia J. Van Valkenburgh, b. 1883, d. 1958, his wife
  6. Stephen Wright Truesdell, b. 1870, d. 1945, father
  7. Sylvia A. Morris Truesdell Nichols, b. 1893, d. 1991
  8. Paul R. Nichols, b. 1889, d. 1962
  9. Charles A. Barnum, b. 1850, d. 1914
    Elnora T. Yale, b. 1852, d. 1888, his wife
    Mary L. Deyoe, b. 1873, his wife
    Levi J., b. 1872, d. 1889, s/o C.A. and E.T. Barnum
  10. Jabez Barnum, d. June 2, 1901, aged 78y6m10d
    Rachel F. Rappleyea, d. January 8, 1892, aged 67y1m26d, his wife
  11. Viena V., d. March 7, 1916, aged 8m21d, d/o J.D. and L.J. Truesdell
  12. Levi W., d. March 21, 1911, aged 2m2d, s/o J.D and L.J. Truesdell
  13. Ethel, d. September 16, 1889, aged 1m1d, d/o Anthony B. and Delina E. Barnum
  14. Viena May, d. February 20, 1884, aged 2y9m20d, d/o Anthony B. and Delina E. Barnum
  15. Edwin L., d. September 27, 1881, aged 6m7d, s/o Levi W. and Louisa J. Truesdell
  16. Infant, d. September 7, 1881, d/o ? and Emma ? Truesdell
  17. Aaron, d. September 4, 1848, aged 2y8m21d, s/o Henry and Esther Silvernail
  18. Peter D., d. January 10, 1878, aged 17y11m28d, s/o Albert and Julia A. Deyoe
  19. William Wiltse, b. 1804, d. 1876
    Phebe Larkin, b. 1808, d. 1892, his wife
    Mary Phillips, b. 1779, d. 1856, w/o T. Larkin
    Jemima M. Wiltse, b. 1846, d. 1863
  20. Harrison A. Soule, b. 1862, d. 1916
    Minnie C. Powell, b. 1863, d. 1924, his wife
  21. Mary E. b. 1834, d. 1902, w/o Calvin W. Shoemaker
  22. Calvin W. Shoemaker, d. April 30, 1896, aged 63y
  23. James Rivenburg, d. June 4, 1891, aged 59y20d
    Catharine Stickles, d. January 10, 1920, aged 77y17d, his wife
  24. Henry Silvernail, d. October 22, 1857, aged 48y1m23d
  25. In Memory of Andress Silvernail, d. March 14, 1847, aged 86y6m1d
  26. Margaret, d. May 17, 1882, aged 72y, w/o Peter P. Frayer
    Peter P. Frayer, b. September 25, 1808
  27. Lucy Ann, d. April 8, 1844, aged 2y4m, d/o Artemus and Nancy Ballou
  28. Henry Augustus, d. February 19, 1866, aged 20y5m11d, s/o Artemus and Nancy Ballou
  29. Artemus Ballou, b. June 22, 1821, d. January 22, 1911
    Nancy Shoemaker, b. April 29, 1823, d. December 15, 1894, his wife
    Henry A., b. September 8, 1843, d. February 19, 1866
    Lucy A., b. December 8, 1842, d. April 8, 1844
  30. John W. Barnum, d. July 5, 1846, aged 10y6m, died at Prattsville
  31. Abram D., d. June 7, 1852, aged 8m29d, s/o Abram and Sarah Barnum
  32. Abram Barnum, d. April 19, 1856, aged 46y9m9d
  33. John Shoemaker, b. 1829, d. 1872
    Phebe J. Blumburg, b. 1834, d. 1910, his wife
    Mary E. Shoemaker, b. 1855, d. 1911
  34. Henry H. Shoemaker, September 10, 1810, d. November 28, 1896
    Rosetta Cronk, b. September 10, 1820, d. January 17, 1887, his wife
  35. Allen Shoemaker, b. February 9, 1848, d. April 1, 1905, aged 57y
  36. In Memory of Elizabeth, d. March 19, 1847, aged 46y8m10d, w/o Bethuel B. Barnum
  37. In Memory of Sarah Jemima, d. June 16, 1844, aged 53y3m21d, w/o Bethuel B. Barnum
  38. Martin, d. May 21, 1844, aged 19y10m17d, s/o Bethuel B. and Sarah Barnum
  39. Maria, d. July 20, 1843, aged 58y4m2d, w/o Jacob Soule
  40. Jacob Soule, d. February 28, 1864, aged 78y4m28d
  41. Sally, d. February 5, 1876, aged 57y6m21d, w/o John H. Decker
  42. John H. Decker, d. April 29, 1878, aged 62y15d
  43. In Memory of Mrs. Julia Soule Rappleyea, b. May 16, 1840, d. May 4, 1912
  44. Elizabeth, d. February 9, 1876, aged 77y11m22d, w/o Ebenezer Andress
  45. Joseph Huggans, d. February 23, 1883, aged 75y
    Olive Soule, d. March, 16, 1899, aged 84y, his wife
  46. Ebenezer J. Soule, b. September 18, 1812, d. March 19, 1893
    Rachel German, b. October 2, 1818, d. March 19, 1887, his wife
    Delouis Soule, b. September 23, 1855, d. March 29, 1893
  47. Betsey M., d. September 7, 1847, aged 5y6m27d, d/o Ebenezer and Rachel Soule
  48. Jacob Deloss Soule, d. April 24, 1866, aged 26y11m24d
  49. Elizabeth Shoemaker, d March 5, 1897, aged 80y
  50. Phebe J. Shoemaker, d. August 13, 1864, aged 39y1m, w/o Bethuel C. Barnum
  51. Broken Stone
  52. Henry Shoemaker, d. November 5, 1864, aged 83y9m
  53. John Shoemaker, d. December 12, 1876, aged 74y1m17d
  54. Saphronia Shoemaker, d. April 8, 1888, aged 80y, w/o Abiel Jones
  55. Mary, d. April 5, 1851, aged 18y3m3d, d/o Ansel S. and Polly Lewis
  56. Stephen Shoemaker, b. 1827, d. 1899
    Margaret R. Blumburg, b. 1826, d. 1915, his wife
  57. Beulah, d. July 16, 1887, aged 7y6m6d, d/o R. and S. Shoemaker
  58. Richard Shoemaker, b. March 26, 1858, d. July 2, 1887
  59. William Henry, d. October 4, 1869, aged 16y9m18d, s/o Stephen and Margaret R. Shoemaker
  60. Agness M., d. May 4, 1861, aged 2y22d, d/o George W. and Abigial N. Blumbergh
  61. Mary J., d. May 9, 1861, aged 5y2m22d, d/o George W. and Abigail N. Blumbergh
  62. George W. Blumberg
    Abigail Soule, d. July 19, 1890, aged 61y5m, w/o G.W. Blumberg
  63. Edna, d. March 30, 1870, aged 22y9m18d, w/o ? Stickel (stone broken)
  64. George D. Stickels, d. March 30, 1884, aged 30y1m
  65. Adaline, d. October ? 1874, aged 16y8m5d, d/o N.S. and Matilda Stickels (stone broken through date)
  66. Nicholas S. Stickels, d. October 22, 1880, aged 63y1m19d
    Matilda Shoemaker, d. November 3, 1899, aged 78y6m1d, his wife
    Adaline, d. October 2, 1874, aged 16y8m5d
  67. Josiah Martin, b. 1850, d. 1913
    Elizabeth Bloodgood, b. 1857, d. 1944, his wife
    George F. Martin, b. 1875, d. 1900
    Hettie B. Robinson, b. 1872, d. 1919, his wife
  68. Festus Chafee, d. March 15, 1874, aged 74y1m13d
  69. Nicholas J. Sigsbee, b. August 24, 1806, d. January 15, 1891
  70. Jemima, d. February 22, 1880, aged 70y4m6d, w/o Nicholas J. Sigsbee
  71. Evert Rivenburg, d. March 4, 1875, aged 69y9m
  72. Anna M. Eckert, d. January 15, 1875, aged 67y15d, w/o Evert Rivenburg
  73. Albert Rarick, d. March 2, 1878, aged 2y3m19d
  74. Catharine Rivenburgh, d. April 21, 1875, aged 60y, w/o Denis Jostlin

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