St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery

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Located in the Town of Durham, in the village of Oak Hill. This cemetery is attached to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, is well tended and is surrounded by an iron fence. Often called the Oak Hill Village Cemetery.


Transcribed by Sylvia Hasenkopf on June 16, 2000


  1. Hellen R., d. December 4, 1853, aged 8y3m5d, d/o Horace and Catharine Dullon (Dutton?)
  2. Hannah, d. August 14, 1854, aged 27y, w/o James Ponsomby
  3. Harriet, d. February 6, 1853, aged 5m12d, d/o James and Hannah Ponsomby
  4. Hannah, d. September 20, 1854, aged 1m8d, d/o James and Hannah Ponsomby
  5. George C. Cole, d. April 6, 1857, aged 36y
  6. Adeline Plank, b. November 21, 1839, d. September 8, 1915
    John P. Plank, b. 1791, d. 1878
    Rachel, b. 1799, d. 1896, w/o John P. Plank
    John A. Plank, b. 1829, d. 1886
  7. William M. Rugg, d. January 28, 1868, aged 51y6m
  8. Harriet A. Dickenson, b. January 11, 1825, d. January 14, 1904, w/o Joseph H. Millington
  9. Henry D., d. July 25, 1850, aged 2y8m18d, s/o John and Harriet Jones
  10. Dorothy Brown, d. September 27, 1866, aged 66y9m23d, w/o David Dickinson
  11. In memory of Henry F., d. May 6, 1844, aged 6y2m, s/o David and Dorothy Dickinson
  12. David B., d. September 15, 1866, aged 1y6m3d, s/o Champion and Martha Dickinson
  13. Mary E., d. May 26, 1849, aged 37y, w/o Samuel B. Wolcott, d/o Abel and Mabel Holcomb
  14. Abel H. Wolcott, d. March 24, 1859, aged 26y
  15. Eliza Austin, b. December 26, 1803, d. May 9, 1881
  16. Elias B. Austin, d. November 10, 1873, aged 76y3m27d
    Charlotte Austin, b. March 11, 1806, d. August 22, 1887
    Eliza Austin, b. December 26, 1803, d. May 9, 1881
  17. Elias B. Austin, d. November 10, 1873, aged 76y3m 27d
  18. Charlotte Austin, b. March 11, 1806, d. August 22, 1887
  19. Rev. Henry H. Bates, b. November 23, 1809, in Benson, VT, d. January 14, 1868 in Oak Hill
    Eunice S. Bascome, b. December 18, 1811, d. August 1, 1897, w/o Rev. Henry H. Bates
    Addie L., d. July 31, 1869, aged 30y, w/o H. Bascome Bates
  20. Henry Howard Bates, Chaplain F&S 22 NY Infantry, Civil War Plaque, 1808-1868
  21. Homer Bryant Bates, b. 1845, d. 1931
  22. Ann Netty, d. September 7, 1856, aged 14y, d/o Calvin and Cynthia Adams
  23. Edward T., d. August 31, 1839, aged 13m22d, s/o Edward and Elizabeth Hand
  24. In memory of Thomas P., d. March 11, 1831, aged 5y, s/o Alfred and Harriet Hand
  25. Rev James Thompson, d. August 19, 1844, aged 77y
    Anna, d. November 15, 1854, aged 79y, w/o Rev. James Thompson
  26. Alfred Hand, d. May 22, 1845, aged 56y
  27. In memory of Caroline H. Compton, d. September 7, 1852, aged 2y
  28. Robert H., d. March 30, 1849, aged 6m29d, s/o John and Susan Compton
  29. John Compton, b. April 15, 1818, d. February 29, 1888
  30. Susan Milkins, b. April 29, 1815, w/o John Compton
  31. Ezra Snyder, d. April 2, 1869, aged 36y2m24d
  32. Franklin Graham, d. March 1, 1873, aged 70y
    Hannah Graham, d. July 16, 1886, aged 74y, w/o Franklin Graham
    Van Dyke, Graham, d. March 10, 1878, aged 27y
  33. Mary M. Flower, d. December 5, 1868, aged 27y, w/o S.A. Frayer
  34. Hiram Snyder, d. June 11, 1880, aged 67y2m7d
  35. Serena Mackey, d. April 10, 1865, aged 43y2m5d, w/o Hiram Snyder
    Hattie, d. November 7, 1862, 3d, d/o Serena Mackey
    Lucius E. Hallenbeck, b. 1853, d. 1910
    Ellen M. Snyder, b. 1850, d. 1920, w/o Lucius E. Hallenbeck
  36. Norman Conyes, d. September 29, 1865, aged 25y1m4d
  37. Shadrach R. Potter, d. June  22, 1870, aged 61y7m16d
  38. Eleanor, b. June 9, 1813, d. March 16, 1864, w/o S.R. Potter
  39. Hannah J. Richtmyer, d. November 12, 1869, aged 49y8m29d
  40. Almira A., d. February 3, 1857, 9m10d, d/o Thomas and Frances A. Wills
  41. Emma J., d. February 2, 1857, aged 3y7m2d, d/o Ezra H. & Electa C. Benjamin
    Ella A., d. January 23, 1852, aged 4y1m23d, d/o Ezra H. & Electus C. Benjamin
  42. Helen M. Grant, d. April 30, 1871, aged 23y2m9d, w/o S.W. Richardson
  43. Mary E., d. July 9, 1865, aged 27y1m10d, w/o S.W. Richardson
  44. Carrie, d. January 10, 1864, aged 1y5m9d, only child of S.W. and M.E. Richardson
  45. Rhoda, d. July 15, 1863, aged 42y, w/o Owen Bell
  46. William F. DeWitt, d. February 2, 1885, aged 57y
  47. Barnard Mullen, d. May 24, 1875, aged 59y11d
  48. Betsey J. Holmes, d. July 18, 1890, aged 70y11m20d, w/o Barnard Mullen
  49. Katharine Van Wagner, b. 1844
    Kitty Van Wagner, b. 1878, d. 1913
    Barnard Mullen, b. 1849, d. 1905
  50. Aaron Roggen, b. February 13, 1812, d. October 4, 1886
    Emily Cheritree, b. February 18, 1834, d. January 15, 1901
    Aaron R. Van Buren, d. April 22, 1874, aged 26y
    Edward R. Van Buren, d. July 19, 1880, aged 30y8m
    Nancy Van Buren, b. 1820, d. 1899
  51. Mother M.R.V.B.E. b. 1851, d. 1902
  52. Aaron Roggen, b. February 13, 1812, d. October 4, 1886
  53. Emily Cheritree, b. February 18, 1834, d. January 15, 1901
  54. Levi Tremain, d. July 15, 1861, aged 78y1m2d
    Mindwell, d. May 31, 1871, aged 90y10m13d, w/o Levi Tremain
  55. Elizabeth, d. November 4, 1857, aged 38y, w/o Jacob Roggen
  56. Peter Roggen, d. January 6, 1858, aged 52y
    Julia, d. August 8, 1880, aged 72y, w/o Peter Roggen
    M.B. Mattice, b. December 29, 1827, d. December 25, 1894
    Cordelia, b. July 6, 1837, d. December 5, 1894, w/o M.B. Mattice
  57. Doct. William Cook, d. May 25, 1846, aged 83y
    Mary, d. October 17, 1836, aged 75y, w/o Doct. William Cook
  58. Major, d. July 15, 1790, aged 6m, s/o William and Mary Cook
    Polly, d. November 3, 1795, aged 2y, d/o William and Mary Cook
    Andrew H., d. August 7, 1822, aged 19y, s/o William and Mary Cook
  59. Samuel W.D. Cook, d. September 1, 1864, aged 66y
    Caroline Cook, d. June 19, 1875, aged 75y
    Frederick W. Cook, d. September 1858, aged 21y
  60. William M. Ray, no dates, aged 35y
    Abbe Ann, no dates, aged 31y
    Caroline C., d. July 28, 1852, aged 6y, d/o of William and Abbe Ann Ray, drowned by burning of Henry Clay.
  61. John Bryden, d. August 9, 1849, aged 33y
  62. Sarah M. Bryden, d. March 6, 1851, aged 51y
    Sarah A. Wetmore, d. June 5, 1855, aged 30y, d/o Sarah M. Bryden
  63. Nelson Larabee, b. 1815, d. 1889
    Cordelia, b. 1819, d. 1889, w/o Nelson Larabee
    David Larabee, b. 1791, d. 1856
    Kaeziah, b. 1786, d. 1863, w/o David Larabee
  64. George E., d. October 17, 1854, aged 2y, s/o George T. & Ann E. Larabee
    Warren D., d. October 25, 1854, aged 2y, s/o N. & Cordelia Larabee
  65. Wellman S. How, d. April 27, 1849, aged 28y
  66. Mary, d. February 14, 1853, aged 61y, w/o D.D. Howe
  67. David, B., d. September 13, 1854, aged 15y, s/o Sheldon and Olive Cheritree
  68. Shelden Cheritree, d. December 27, 1867, aged 73y
    Olive Botsford, b. April 27, 1796, March 13, 1891, w/o Shelden Cheritree
  69. Franklin and Frederick, d. August 1855, aged 3m, sons of Egbert and Desdemona Cheritree
  70. Egbert Cheritree, d. July 31, 1859, aged 37y


    Postscript:
    Transcription of Oak Hill Village Cemetery located at the Durham Center Museum and the following additions identified:
    Stone missing in 2001:
    Steven M. Hover, s/o Levi and Caroline Hover, d. October 2, 1852, aged 4y8m

    Stone number 6. is a newer stone. The previous transcription shows the following:
    John P. Plank, d. January 7, 1870, aged 79y
    Rachel Skeele, his wife, b. January 27, 1799, d. May 14, 1896
    Adeline Plank, b. November 21, 1839, d. September 8, 1915
    John A. Plank, d. July 25, 1886, aged 57y

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