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Merrell Cemetery Burials

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SoundexGiven NameSurnameSpouseYear of Internment1924 Davis Leng and Vosburgh grave numberStone Visible in the year 2003Tombsone Inscription from either 1924 records or visualNotes
  * indicated married name      
  At Rest unk YesAt RestStone appears to be concrete and simply says "At Rest". Next to GW Merrell
B260FannieBaker     1963 hand drawn map lists grave
B260JohnBaker 1929   1963 hand drawn map lists grave
B352Chas. EdwardBattingLorena1965 YesBatting//Lorena C. Edward//Jan 29 1880 Nov 11 1881// Apr 28 1952 Nov 17 19651963 hand drawn map lists grave. There is one stone for the couple. Dates are read across (Lorena 1800 -1952, C Edward 1881- nov 1965
B352LorenaBattingChas. Edward1952 Yes 1963 hand drawn map lists grave
B622Frank JohnBorkowski 1965 YesBorkowski//1952 Frank John 1965 
B623CalvinBraisted 1941   1963 hand drawn map lists grave
B623Catherine AnnBraistedNoah Selleck Decker1907263YesOur Mother | Catherine Ann Braisted | wife of | N. S. Decker | July 22, 1833, | Nov. 26, 1907. | 
B623child 1 of william pBraisted 1894   1963 hand drawn map lists graves of 4 children of William P Brasited
B623child 2 of william pBraisted 1897   1963 hand drawn map lists graves of 4 children of William P Brasited
B623child 3 of william pBraisted 1904   1963 hand drawn map lists graves of 4 children of William P Brasited
B623child 4 of william pBraisted 1906   1963 hand drawn map lists graves of 4 children of William P Brasited
B623CorneliusBraistedN/A1906252YesMourn not for me my parents dear, I am not dead but sleeping here And when you view these solemn sods Then know that I am praising God. 
B623EdithBraisted 1938   1963 hand drawn map lists grave
B623EliasBraistedMargaretta D. ?1914239 Elias Braisted | 1834 1914 | His wife | Margaretta D. | 1838 1918 | Charlotte Sharrott | 1836 1910 |1963 hand drawing lists grave. Very large granite stone
B623GraceBraisted 1900   1963 hand drawn map lists grave
B623HelenBraistedN/A1897252Yes[On top] In memory | of our | beloved children |[Granite part] BRAISTED | Raymond | 1892 1894. | Hel | 1896 1897. | Jessie | 1902 1904. | Cornelius | 1900 1906. |No. 252 faces west. It is a granite monument, surmounted by a marble top, representing an open book. 
B623IrvingBraisted     1963 hand drawn map lists grave
B623JacobBraistedN/A1833247 In memory of | Jacob Braisted | son of Peter and | Hannah Maria Braisted | who departed this life, | January the 12th 1833 | aged 3 years | 1 month and 10 days | 
B623JessieBraistedN/A1904252Yes[On top] In memory | of our | beloved children |[Granite part] BRAISTED | Raymond | 1892 1894. | Hel | 1896 1897. | Jessie | 1902 1904. | Cornelius | 1900 1906. |No. 252 faces west. It is a granite monument, surmounted by a marble top, representing an open book. 
B623MargarettaBraisted 1906238YesMargaretta | Braisted | Jan. 30, 1875. | Sept. 3, 1906. |Small Semi Circle stone
B623RaymondBraisted 1984252Yes[On top] In memory | of our | beloved children |[Granite part] BRAISTED | Raymond | 1892 1894. | Hel | 1896 1897. | Jessie | 1902 1904. | Cornelius | 1900 1906. |No. 252 faces west. It is a granite monument, surmounted by a marble top, representing an open book. 
B623Sarah, ElizabethBraistedFredrick W Merrell Sr. N/AYes Portion of stone exists. 1 of 4 White stone on left side upon entering
B623Soloman SimpsonBraistedGetrude Jane Cadmus1927N/AYesBraisted/ Solomon S/ 1845- 1927//Gertrude J/ 1849- 1940Small low lying granite stone for both spouses. Was covered by ivy and scrubs. Excellent condition
B623William P.Braisted 1929N/A  1963 hand drawn map lists grave
B623Margaretta D.Braisted*Elias Braisted1918239 Elias Braisted | 1834 1914 | His wife | Margaretta D. | 1838 1918 | Charlotte Sharrott | 1836 1910 |1963 hand drawing lists grave. Date is off 2 years Very Large Granite stone
C532Getrude JaneCamdusSoloman Simpson Braisted1940N/AYesBraisted/ Solomon S/ 1845- 1927//Gertrude J/ 1849- 1940Small low lying granite stone for both spouses. Was covered by ivy and scrubs. Excellent condition
D260Ann MariaDecker 1825261 257 In | Memory of | Ann Maria | daughter of John & | Mary Decker | who died Oct. 10, 1825 | in the 19 year | of her age. | And must this body die, This mortal frame decay, And must these active limbs of mine Lie mouldering in the clay.The year date of death is doubtful; possibly it is 1823.
D260FrancesDecker 1943N/AYesDecker/ 1905 Frances 19431963 hand drawing lists grave
D260Mary (Harriet)Decker 1818260 Sacred | To the | Memory of | Mary Harriet | wife of | Israel Decker | who died | July 19, 1818 | Aged 26 years | 1 Mo. & 14 Ds. | Affliction sore long time I bore In pain I wanderd on; Till God my Savior armd with love In mercy calld me home. 
D260Noah S.DeckerCatherine Ann Braisted1917264NoNoah S. Decker | Co. E. | 4 N. Y. H. A. |A War Department commemorative marble stone. Several unmarked graves near Nos. 263 and 264. Stone is fragmented in year 2003.
D260ReubenDecker 1832262 257 In | Memory of | Reuben Decker | who died | Aug. 5, 1832, | aged 39 years | 5 months & | 28 days. |Nos. 258-262 are marble stones in a line and facing east.
D260Richard (Col)DeckerWincha Merrell1817257??NoIn Memory of | Col. Richard Decker, | who died | May 26th 1817, | aged 70 years | and 11 days. |Stone is large, but thin white stone. Weathered and not readable as well as in fragments.
D326WinnieDutcher 1901240 Winnie Dutcher, | Co. F | 16th N.Y.H. Arty. | Died | April 24, 1901, | aged | 66 years. |1963 hand drawing lists grave
E300DeWittEadie 1966N/AYesDeWitt Eadie//New York//Sea USNRF//World War 1//July 8 1893 Feb 12 1966 
E300Edith B.Eadie 1965 YesEadie//1890 Ethel B 1965//Large stone
E300Edward M JrEadie 1961   1963 hand drawn map lists grave
E300Edward M.EadieJane1923  Edward M. Eadie//1851-1923//Jane Eadie//1861-19631963 hand drawn map lists grave
E300JaneEadieEdward M. Eadie1963?   1963 hand drawn map lists grave
E300Jennie MayEadie 1920   1963 hand drawn map lists grave
H620AlbertHarrisEthel Merrell1964N/AYesAlbert Harris // 1904-1964 
H536BabyHinderliter 1934 YesBaby //Hinderliter//19341963 hand drawn map lists grave. Stone in 3 pieces
M635Abraham W.Martin 1845245 In memory of | Abraham W. | son of John D. & | Ann E. Martin; | who died | April 15th 1845 | Aged 2 Ys 5 Mo. | & 27 Ds. | Lie here sweet babe and take thy rest Untill the judgement day; It was the watery element, That took thy life away. 
M635Genevieve MayMartin 1881246 Our darling | Genevieve May | died August 22, 1881 | age 2 years | 
M635Jane F.Martin 1913246YesIn loving memory | of | my dear wife | Jane F. Martin | died May 16, 1913 | aged 73 years | Our darling | Genevieve May | died August 22, 1881 | age 2 years | Gone to be with JesusLarge Stone
M635Joseph F.Martin 1893244 Sacred to | the memory of | Joseph F. Martin || who died | May 30, 1893, | aged 40 years.|| They mother lives and mourns for thee Untill she shall be taken From this sad world of misery To dwell with thee in heavenIn 1995 Stone No. 244 lies flat on the ground and is broken in three pieces, as indicated by the double lines. ||
M640JulieMerrell 1965N/AYes  
M640MargieMerrell 1963N/AYesMerrell// 1871 Margie 1963//1875 Julie 1965 
M640OrvilleMerrell 1952   1963 hand drawn map lists grave
M640Abiathar StockmonMerrell 1829242YesSacred | To | the memory of | the following children of | Daniel A. and Rebecca Merrell |Emiline Phebe Lee, | died October 14th 1817, | aged 2 years and 11 months. |Amy Ann, | died August 31st 1824, | aged 10 months. |Abraham Storm, | died March 20th 1826, | aged 2 months. |Phebe, | died March 8th 1827, | aged 7 years and 10 months. |Peter, | died March 16th 1827, | aged 9 years 11 months and 15 days. |William, | died April 6th 1827, | aged 5 years and 11 months. |Abiathar Stockmon, | died July 3rd 1829, | aged 1 years 11 months and 24 days. |At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, who is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him up in the midst of them. And said, verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven.Stone is white, very large and thin. Had been buried. Unfortunately the roots of vegatation had eched the writing away. Stone is in tact.
M640Abraham StormMerrell 1826242YesSacred | To | the memory of | the following children of | Daniel A. and Rebecca Merrell |Emiline Phebe Lee, | died October 14th 1817, | aged 2 years and 11 months. |Amy Ann, | died August 31st 1824, | aged 10 months. |Abraham Storm, | died March 20th 1826, | aged 2 months. |Phebe, | died March 8th 1827, | aged 7 years and 10 months. |Peter, | died March 16th 1827, | aged 9 years 11 months and 15 days. |William, | died April 6th 1827, | aged 5 years and 11 months. |Abiathar Stockmon, | died July 3rd 1829, | aged 1 years 11 months and 24 days. |At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, who is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him up in the midst of them. And said, verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven.Stone is white, very large and thin. Had been buried. Unfortunately the roots of vegatation had eched the writing away. Stone is in tact.
M640Amy AnnMerrell 1824242 Sacred | To | the memory of | the following children of | Daniel A. and Rebecca Merrell |Emiline Phebe Lee, | died October 14th 1817, | aged 2 years and 11 months. |Amy Ann, | died August 31st 1824, | aged 10 months. |Abraham Storm, | died March 20th 1826, | aged 2 months. |Phebe, | died March 8th 1827, | aged 7 years and 10 months. |Peter, | died March 16th 1827, | aged 9 years 11 months and 15 days. |William, | died April 6th 1827, | aged 5 years and 11 months. |Abiathar Stockmon, | died July 3rd 1829, | aged 1 years 11 months and 24 days. |At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, who is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him up in the midst of them. And said, verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven.Stone is white, very large and thin. Had been buried. Unfortunately the roots of vegatation had eched the writing away. Stone is in tact.
M640BabyMerrellN/A1940N/ANo Stone ever laid Died about 1940. No marker
M640CoraMerrellLaborio Benjamin Pericone1976N/AYes  
M640Daniel C.Merrell 1838241 Sacred | to the memory of | Daniel C. Merrell | who departed this life | June 21st 1838, | aged 34 years | 1 month and 16 days. | The rising morn we cant assure, That we shall end the day, For death stands ready at the door, To call our lives away. 
M640Emiline Phebe LeeMerrell 1817242 Sacred | To | the memory of | the following children of | Daniel A. and Rebecca Merrell |Emiline Phebe Lee, | died October 14th 1817, | aged 2 years and 11 months. |Amy Ann, | died August 31st 1824, | aged 10 months. |Abraham Storm, | died March 20th 1826, | aged 2 months. |Phebe, | died March 8th 1827, | aged 7 years and 10 months. |Peter, | died March 16th 1827, | aged 9 years 11 months and 15 days. |William, | died April 6th 1827, | aged 5 years and 11 months. |Abiathar Stockmon, | died July 3rd 1829, | aged 1 years 11 months and 24 days. |At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, who is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him up in the midst of them. And said, verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven.Stone is white, very large and thin. Had been buried. Unfortunately the roots of vegatation had eched the writing away. Stone is in tact.
M640Fredrick W Sr.MerrellSarah Elizabeth Braisted1940N/AYes Portion of stone exists. 1 of 4 White stone on left side upon entering
M640George Washington H.MerrellCharlotte Elizabeth Braisted1854236YesGeo. W. H. Merrell, | Aug. 14, 1854, | March 5, 1902 | 
M640GordonMerrellN/A noNo Stone ever laidN/AInfant on of Fredrick W Merrell Sr. Aged 2 years. No marker. Birth was around 1900 + or - 10 years
M640IsaacMerrellMary Merrell (mn maybe Merrell)1833253 In memory of | Isaac Merrell, | who died | Feb. 9, 1833, | AE. 46 yrs. 6 mos. | & 3 ds. | Happy soul thy days are ended And thy mourning days below Go by angel guards attended To the sight of Jesus go. 
M640IyonMerrellSarah Egberts1818255YesI * Y * M | D * 1818 |This roughly carved small fieldstone marks the grave of Iyon Merrell. He signed his will on March 6, 1818 and it was probated on April 13, 1818. Will No. 216; recorded in Book B, page 683, Richmond County Wills.
M640JohnMerrellRuth Merrell1970N/AYesMerrell//John W Ruth A//1899 1970 1921 1996Staten Island Advance stated Ruth buired next to husband John. Melislohn-Silvie. My guess is about 1996
M640JohnMerrell 1826256YesJ M | In memory of | John Merrell, | who died | Dec. 19th 1826; | in the 84th year | of his age. | Tis but a few whose days amount To three score years and ten, And all beyond that short account Is sorrow toil and pain. [Brown stone.] 
M640John WilliamMerrellRuth Merrell1970N/AYesMerrell//John W Ruth A//1899 1970 1921 1996Staten Island Advance stated Ruth buired next to husband John. Melislohn-Silvie. My guess is about 1996
M640John Y.Merrell 1858237 John Y. Merrell, | died | June 6, 1858, | age. 87 yrs. 7 mos. | & 9 ds.| 
M640JudyMerrell 1940?N/ANo Stone ever laid? infant of Lester Merrell. Died about 1940. No marker? But 1963 map shows next to Fred W.
M640MargaretMerrell 1963   1963 hand drawn map lists grave of Margaret Merrell 8/31/1963
M640Olin B.MerrellJuilia??1935N/AYesFather/ Olin B Merrell/ Born Oct. 4, 1872/Died Feb. 19, 1935/Rest in pieceLarge granite stone. Excellent condition
M640PeterMerrell 1827242YesSacred | To | the memory of | the following children of | Daniel A. and Rebecca Merrell |Emiline Phebe Lee, | died October 14th 1817, | aged 2 years and 11 months. |Amy Ann, | died August 31st 1824, | aged 10 months. |Abraham Storm, | died March 20th 1826, | aged 2 months. |Phebe, | died March 8th 1827, | aged 7 years and 10 months. |Peter, | died March 16th 1827, | aged 9 years 11 months and 15 days. |William, | died April 6th 1827, | aged 5 years and 11 months. |Abiathar Stockmon, | died July 3rd 1829, | aged 1 years 11 months and 24 days. |At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, who is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him up in the midst of them. And said, verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven.Stone is white, very large and thin. Had been buried. Unfortunately the roots of vegatation had eched the writing away. Stone is in tact.
M640PhebeMerrell 1827242YesSacred | To | the memory of | the following children of | Daniel A. and Rebecca Merrell |Emiline Phebe Lee, | died October 14th 1817, | aged 2 years and 11 months. |Amy Ann, | died August 31st 1824, | aged 10 months. |Abraham Storm, | died March 20th 1826, | aged 2 months. |Phebe, | died March 8th 1827, | aged 7 years and 10 months. |Peter, | died March 16th 1827, | aged 9 years 11 months and 15 days. |William, | died April 6th 1827, | aged 5 years and 11 months. |Abiathar Stockmon, | died July 3rd 1829, | aged 1 years 11 months and 24 days. |At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, who is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him up in the midst of them. And said, verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven.Stone is white, very large and thin. Had been buried. Unfortunately the roots of vegatation had eched the writing away. Stone is in tact.
M640SamuelMerrell abt 1945   1963 hand drawn map lists grave of Samuel son of Margaret Merrell
M640WilliamMerrell 1827242YesSacred | To | the memory of | the following children of | Daniel A. and Rebecca Merrell |Emiline Phebe Lee, | died October 14th 1817, | aged 2 years and 11 months. |Amy Ann, | died August 31st 1824, | aged 10 months. |Abraham Storm, | died March 20th 1826, | aged 2 months. |Phebe, | died March 8th 1827, | aged 7 years and 10 months. |Peter, | died March 16th 1827, | aged 9 years 11 months and 15 days. |William, | died April 6th 1827, | aged 5 years and 11 months. |Abiathar Stockmon, | died July 3rd 1829, | aged 1 years 11 months and 24 days. |At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, who is the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him up in the midst of them. And said, verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven.Stone is white, very large and thin. Had been buried. Unfortunately the roots of vegatation had eched the writing away. Stone is in tact.
M640WinchaMerrellCol Richard Decker1830259YesIn | Memory of | Wincha Merrell, | who died | December 23rd 1830, | aged 76 years | 6 months and 28 days. | Widow of Col. Richard Decker | deceasd. |Large thin white stone. Can bearly read. Badly weathered but whole in 2003
M640ElizabethMerrell * 1839251 | --------------| memory of | Elizabeth, | Wife of Joseph S. Merrell, | who departed this life | Feb. 8th, 1839, | aged 53 years. | Afflictions kind endearing friend, She wisely used her little store And prized her privilege to lend To God, by giving to the poor. 
M640GertruiMerrell * 1795257YesGertrui Merrell | aged 47 years & 10 months | departed this Life Decem. 31st 1794 & was interred | January 2d 1795. | [Brown stone.] 
M640JuliaMerrell *Olin B.??1963   buried next to Olin
M640MaryMerrell *Isaac Merrell1832254 In memory of | Mary, wife of | Isaac Merrell, | who died | Dec. 9, 1832, | AE. 45 yrs. | O What hath Jesus bought for me Before my ravished eyes Rivers of life divine I see And trees of Paradise. 
M640RuthMerrell*John Merrell1996N/AYesMerrell//John W Ruth A//1899 1970 1921 1996Staten Island Advance stated Ruth buired next to husband John. Melislohn-Silvie. My guess is about 1996
O500WilliamOwen 1852243 In memory of | William Owen, | who died | Oct. 1, 1852, | 64 years 1 mo. | & 19 ds.| Farewell my loving friends farewell No longer with you I can dwell, My Lord has calld and I must go, And leave you in this world below. 
P626John BParker 1933N/AYesJohn B Parker//1860-1933Black granite stone
P625Laborio BenjaminPericoneCora Merrell1961N/AYes  
P320CharliePittsN/A1884250 Elizabeth G. Pitts, | died April 20, 1877, | AE. 70 yrs. & 7 mos. |Mary Van Clief, | died Oct. 12, 1880, | AE. 91 yrs. 11 mos. | & 19 ds. |Our Charlie, | died Jan. 8, 1884, | AE. 3 yrs. & 11 mos. | 
P320Elizabeth G.Pitts 1877250 Elizabeth G. Pitts, | died April 20, 1877, | AE. 70 yrs. & 7 mos. |Mary Van Clief, | died Oct. 12, 1880, | AE. 91 yrs. 11 mos. | & 19 ds. |Our Charlie, | died Jan. 8, 1884, | AE. 3 yrs. & 11 mos. | 
R263JoyceRichards 1971N/AYesRochards//Beloved wife and mother// 1926 Joyce 1971 
S155 Schoppman#1     1963 hand drawn map lists grave
S155 Schoppman#2     1963 hand drawn map lists grave
S630CharlotteSharrott 1910239YesElias Braisted | 1834 1914 | His wife | Margaretta D. | 1838 1918 | Charlotte Sharrott | 1836 1910 |Very Large granite stone
S340EverettShotwell 1963   1963 hand drawn map lists grave
V400Edward WValhey 1978N/AYesEdward W LaValhey//PFC US Army World War II//1905-1978Stone appears to be a military stone. White with cross
V524ElizabethVan Clief (Van Cleaf)John Van Clief1895248YesElizabeth, | wife of | John Van Clief, | born Feb. 18, 1812, | Died | Sept. 3, 1895. |I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith. 
V524John L.Van Clief (Van Cleaf)Elizabeth1883249 John L. Van Clief, | died | Feb. 22, 1883, | AE. 74 yrs. 4 mos. | & 16 ds. |He was an affectionate husband, a kind father, and a beloved brother. 
V524MaryVan Clief (Van Cleaf) 1880250 Elizabeth G. Pitts, | died April 20, 1877, | AE. 70 yrs. & 7 mos. |Mary Van Clief, | died Oct. 12, 1880, | AE. 91 yrs. 11 mos. | & 19 ds. |Our Charlie, | died Jan. 8, 1884, | AE. 3 yrs. & 11 mos. | 


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