Poestenkill Cemetery Locations
People buried in these cemeteries are listed alphabetically by
surname in Rensselaer Co. Cemetery Database.

Information on this page was submitted by Debby Masterson.

NameData SourceLocation
Baker CemeteryRecopied by LDS
team, June 1993
From hamlet of East Poestenkill, go east, towards town of
Berlin, on County Route 40 for 0.9 mile to Cropsey Road, on left;
turn into Cropsey Road; go 0.1 mile; cemetery is on right,
behind shed, up steep bank next to road
Barringer CemeteryCopied by Don and
Clare Radz in 1993
On private property on Garfield Road, behind house and
across field in hedgerow
Brookside CemeteryCopied by LDS team
in 1992, then
compared with 1922 copy
made by Mr. Thomas
and Mr. Shepard;
corrections and
additions were made
From hamlet of Poestenkill at intersection of Plank Road
(County Route 40) and NY State Route 351, go east on Plank Road
towards Berlin town line for 1.3 mile; cemetery is on right
Herrington CemeteryCopied by Don
Radz in 1993
From hamlet of East Poestenkill, go east on County Route 40
for 0.9 mile to Cropsey Road, on left; turn left onto Cropsey Road;
go 0.1 mile; cemetery is on left, 50 yards from road, up a hill
Hillside CemeteryCopied by LDS team
in 1992, then compared
with very old copy
found on LDS film;
corrections and
additions were made
Just north of hamlet of Poestenkill, on NY State Route 351,
on right side of highway
Himes CemeteryJoan Zweig, who lives
on property where stone
was originally found,
made record of it
Was located on Snake Hill Road on former Perkins property,
now owned by Zweig; one intact stone was moved
Kilmer CemeteryPoestenkill Historical Society Behind private house on Weatherwax Road, near intersection
with Snyder's Corners Road
Lockwood Mason CemeteryPoestenkill Historical Society On east side of Fifty-Six Road, 2 miles north of Plank Road
(County Route 40), not far south of Poestenkill-Berlin town line,
where Fifty-Six Road becomes Dyken Pond Road
Loucks CemeteryPoestenkill Historical Society On Snyder's Lake Road on farm formerly owned by Mr. Lindeman;
legend has it that a person is buried under an outbuilding, but
present owner has no information; when building is removed, he is
to let us know if a stone is found
Minick CemeteryCopied in 1983 by
C. Leavenworth and
checked by Don and
Clara Radz in 1993
On NY State Route 66, 0.4 mile east of intersection with
NY State Route 351; graveyard is on left; on property of
Hendrick Hudson Rod and Gun Club; gate to club is locked;
one must secure permission from club to enter cemetery
Old Saint Mary's CemeteryCopied by LDS
team in 1992
In hamlet of Poestenkill, where NY State Route 351 meets
County route 40 (Plank Road), Take County Route 40 east towards
Berlin for 4.1 miles; turn right onto Hicks Pond Road; go 0.5 mile;
turn left onto dirt road called Tymeson Rd.; go 0.2 mile; cemetery
is on left, close to road
Peek Cemetery
(Peck Cemetery)
LDS film 0017893 From hamlet of Poestenkill, take NY State Route 351
for 0.75 mile; cemetery is on east side, 400 feet from road,
on old Lape farm
Read CemeteryLDS film 0017893 0.75 mile west of hamlet of Poestenkill on Snyder's Corners
Road, at intersection with Van Slyke Road; stones are buried
Saint Mary's in
the Woods Cemetery
Copied by LDS
team in 1992
From hamlet of Poestenkill, take Plank Road (County Route 40)
east towards Berlin for 4.1 miles; turn right onto Hicks Pond Road;
go 0.15 mile; turn left onto dirt road called Tymeson Lane;
go 0.5 mile; cemetery is in field on right
Sliter/Slouter CemeteryPoestenkill Historical Society On left side of Colehamer Road, off NY State Route 351
Snyder CemeteryLocated and copied
by Don Radz in 1993
From hamlet of Poestenkill, take Plank Road (County Route 40)
east a short distance to Snake Hill Road on right; go up Snake Hill
Road for 0.5 mile to private property on left; cemetery is behind
house and down into some woods
Woodside Cemetery
(also called Fifty-Six Cemetery)
Copied by an LDS
team in 1992
From hamlet of East Poestenkill, go 0.6 mile east on Plank Road
(County Route 40); turn left onto Fifty-Six Road; go 0.1 mile;
cemetery is on right



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