Rushmore Family Cemetery

Located on Rte 9W right at the boundary separating the Towns of Athens and Catskill. Situated on private property alongside the roadway. The cemetery is well maintained.

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Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf November 4, 2000


  1. Jeremiah Rushmore, d. October 21, 1828, aged 64y
  2. Martha, d. February 21, 1830, aged 65y, w/o Jeremiah Rushmore
  3. Robinson Hazard, d. February 16, 1862, aged 62y
  4. Anna, d. July 16, 1833, aged 29y, w/o Robinson Hazard
  5. Mary, d. July 21, 1835, aged 4y, d/o Robinson and Anna Hazard
  6. Rushmore Fitchett, d. March 21, 1863, aged 2y3m9d
  7. Mary Rushmore, b. March 19, 1833, d. October 10, 1874, w/o Peter J. Fitchett
  8. Peter Fitchett, b. January 4, 1831, d. August 20, 1881
  9. Deborah Wilson, b. July 27, 1793, d. June 23, 1860, w/o Richard Rushmore
  10. Richard Rushmore, d. January 3, 1837, aged 50y
  11. Erasmus Rushmore, b. February 18, 1823, d. February 15, 1886
  12. Martha Ann, d. August 10, 1831, aged 2y10m, d/o Richard and Deborah Rushmore
  13. Infant son of Richard and Deborah Rushmore
  14. James, d. March 23, 1821, aged 3y3m, s/o Richard and Deborah Rushmore 
  15. Freddie, b. August 22, 1861, d. February 21, 1863, s/o Jeremiah and Sarah H. Dean
  16. Infant son of Jeremiah and Sarah H. Dean
  17. Jane Willson, b. October 16, 1800, d. November 18, 1866, w/o Jacob Bunt 
  18. Jacob Bunt, b. August 28, 1777, d. August 20, 1842
  19. Henry T. Bunt, d. January 27, 1864, aged 35y10m12d
  20. Square stone with 1850 in the center; writing inside difficult to read
  21. Mary E. Rushmore, d. October 25, 1865, aged 50y,  w/o Levi R. Morton
    Levi R. Morton, d. February 14, 1867, aged 56y
  22.  Our sister Mary 
  23. Our brother Charlie 
  24. Filomena Siracuse, d. March 2, 1940, aged 56y (metal 10" cross resting against stone 23)
  25. Footstone only with initials MCR

Postscript: 
From records in the Vedder Memorial Library, transcription taken in 1933, we find the details on stone # 25. The rests of the stones were compared and validated.

25.     Morris C. Rushmore, d. October 26, 1869, aged 55y


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