Buried in Greene County
Contributed by Annette Campbell
From the Town of Athens:
Isaac Whitbeck VanSchaick born 1817 NY State,
died 1901. Mr. Van
Schaick was a Member of the Wisconsin State
Legislature. He was
also a US Representative from Wisconsin. He is buried
From the Town of Cairo:
Charles Howell Porter born 1833 in NY
State, Died 1897. Mr.
Porter was a US Representative form Virginia
3rd District from
1869-1873. He is buried in Cairo Cemetery.
From the Town of Catskill:
John Adams born 26 Aug 1778 at Oak Hill, Greene
County Died 25
September 1854 at Catskill, NY. He was a
Member of the NY State
Assembly from 1812-1813. Mr. Porter
was also a US Representative
of NY State 8th District. He is buried in
Thompson Street Cemetery,
Henry Ashley born 19 Feb 1778 at
Winchester, New Hampshire
Died 14 Jan 1829 at Catskill, NY.
Mr. Ashley was a US
Representative of NY State 11th
District from 1825-1827. He is
buried in Thompson Street Cemetery,
John Holdroyd Bagley, Jr. born 26
Nov 1832 at Hudson, NY Died
23 Oct 1902 at Catskill. He was a
US Representative of NY State
15th District from 1875-1877. Mr.
Bagley was also a Member of the
NY State Assembly from 1883-1885.
He is buried in Catskill.
Thomas Burrage Cooke
born in Connecticut. Buried in Catskill
Village Cemetery. He was a US
Representative of NY State 5th
District from 1811-1813. Mr. Cooke
was also a Member of the NY
Rufus H. King born at
Rensselaerville, NY on 20 Jan 1820. Died
13 Sep 1890. He is buried in the
Catskill Village Cemetery. Mr.
King was a US Representative of NY
State 11th District from 1855 -
1857. He was also a Delegate to the
Convention from New York State in 1868.
John Ashley Griswold born
18 Nov 1822 at Cairo, NY. Died 22
Feb 1902 Catskill, NY. Burial
was in Village Cemetery in Catskill.
Mr. Griswold was a US Representative of
NY State 13th District
from 1869-1871. He was also a
Delegate to the Democratic National
Convention from NY State in 1876. He
was a Delegate to the NY
State Constitutional Convention 17th
District in 1894.
From the Town of Coxsackie:
Richard McCarty was born in New York State
in 1780. He died in
1844. Mr. McCarty was a US Representative from NY State's
District. He was buried in Adams Cemetery, Coxsackie.
Dorrance Kirtland was born in Coxsackie the 28th
of July 1770. He
died the 23rd of May 1840 and is buried in the Old Coxsackie
Cemetery. Mr. Kirtland was a US Representative of NY 8th
from 1817 to 1819.
John Ely was born 1774 in Connecticut and died
in 1849. He was a
member of the NY State Legislature. Mr. Ely was
also a US
Representative of NY's 8th District from 1839-1841. He is
the Old Coxsackie Cemetery.
Philip Arnold Goodwin was born in 1882 in NY
State. He died in
1937. He was a US Representative from NY's 27th
District from 1933
to 1937. Mr. Goodwin was buried in
Aaron VanSchaick Cockrane, a nephew of Isaac
was born in NY state in 1858. He died in
1943. Mr. Cochrane was a
US Representative of NY's 19th District from
1897 til 1901. He is
buried in Riverside Cemetery.
Judge Leonard Bronk was born in 1752 and died
April 22nd 1828. He
was a member of the State Assembly from 1787 to 1792. Mr.
was also a New York State Senator in 1796. He also was Judge
the Court of Common Pleas being sworn in the 29th of
He is buried in the Family Farm Burying Grounds in Coxsackie,
Greene Co, NY. His biography may be read on this site.
Ambrose Baker, Esq. was born January 5, 1804. He died in
on December 22, 1851. He and his wife Mary are buried in
Coxsackie Cemetery. Mr. Baker was a NY State
representative to the
State Assembly in 1836 (Beer's History of Greene Co, NY page
His obituary in The Rochester Daily Democrat of
December 23, 1851
reads, "We regret to hear of the death of Ambrose Baker, Esq.
Coxsackie, which took place yesterday morning. Mr. Baker was a
of Jason Baker, Esq of Brighton and was a Whig candidate for
the Senator in the 10th district in the late election. He was
engaged in business and held in high esteem by a large
friends." His wife Mary died January 23, 1855 at
the age of 51y18d.
From the Town of Freehold:
Perkins King was born 12 Jan 1784 in New
Marlboro, MA. He died
on 29 Nov 1857. He was a member of the NY State Legislature in
1827. He was elected a US Representative of NY's 11th
1805 to 1807. He is buried in Old Leeds Cemetery.
From the Town of Palenville:
Rufus Palen was born 25 Feb 1807 in Palenville.
He died 26 Apr 1844
in New York City. Mr. Palen was a US
Representative of NY's 7th
District from 1839 to 1841. He is buried in the
Old Cemetery in
From the Town of Prattsville:
Zadock Pratt was born in New York
State in 1790. He died in 1871.
He is buried in City Cemetery in Prattsville. He
was a member of the
NY State Legislature. He was also elected twice to be a US
Representative. First from the 8th District from 1837 to 1839,
from the 11th District from 1843 to 1845.