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Quinby Cemetery
Clapper Hill
Tuscarora Township, PA
July 6, 2002
Photo Taken by Mary Ellen Brotzman

 

Quinby Cemetery

Clapper Hill/Stevensville Road, State Road 1001
Tuscarora Township, Bradford County, PA

Compiled by Carol Brotzman
Beaver Meadows Church historian
Updated August 2002



Quinby Cemetery Sign
October 15, 2003
Photo Contributed by Carol Brotzman

Information on this project was derived from the Bradford County, Tuscarora Township and Susquehanna County Historical Societies. Information was also taken from headstone readings, obituaries, the Darius Coleman and Cogswell Genealogies, and Carol Brotzman’s church historian’s records. The original plot map of the cemetery is reproduced at the end of this page. A copy of the plot map was found in papers belonging to Annis Minerva Crawford, daughter of Daniel and Mirinda Cogswell Crawford. Many of the families listed here are included in Carol’s Family Treemaker database. If you desire additional information, contact Carol Brotzman at brotzmans@epix.net.

Note: Bold Lettering indicates that person listed signed the Tuscarora Rush Religious Compact of the Beaver Meadows Church. Please refer to the Beaver Meadows Church History. The listing is in alphabetical order:


Quinby Cemetery
View from Bottom Toward the Top
Tuscarora Township, PA
July 6, 2002
Photo Taken by Mary Ellen Brotzman

Angel, Maggie M (Sturdevant), January 10, 1861 – August 23, 1887
Baldwin, David, May 19, 1873, David was in his 67th year
Beeman, Amos P, 1843 – 1900, GAR SOLDIER, PRIVATE COMPANY D NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS
Beeman, Dana L Silvara, 1836 – 1940
Beeman, Dent T, March 10, 1900 age 15 years 6 months and 8 days
Beeman, Lila, June, 22, 1896, age 2 months
Bennett, Abia, J, October 22, 1866, age 18 years 10 months 22 days
Bennett, Sarah O, August 29, 1863, age 1 year 6 months 3 days
Bennett, Clair, May 9, 1888 – January 12, 1893
Bennett, Susie Smith (August 3) 1851 – 1941 (March 10), wife of Willis Bennett
Bennett, Willis Alonzo, April 20, 1850 to July 17, 1910 no headstone
Bennett, Willis A, (April 20) 1850 - 1910 (July 17)
Brotzman, Harry C, (August 18) 1895 – 1963 (December 2) his wife was Dora Potter; not sure where she is buried

Brotzman, Walter C, 1920 – 1920 actual dates from the Brotzman genealogy record May 15, 1921 – September 27, 1921. Walter was the infant son of Harry and Dora Potter Brotzman.

Cogswell, Carrie Eveline, August 13, 1861 – February 11, 1868, She was the daughter of Dr. Niram Jackson and Dr. Caroline Burch Cogswell.

Cogswell, Deborah Ann, January 28, 1845 – November 28, 1846

Note: Debbie and Carrie were the daughters of Dr. Niram Jackson and Dr.

Caroline Burch Cogswell
Cogswell, Caroline (Dr. Caroline Burch Cogswell), November 12, 1824 – July 1, 1898, wife of Dr Niram "Jackson" Cogswell

Cogswell, Dr. Niram "Jackson", June 15, 1823 – January 19, 1890
Cornell, Almeda L (LuJane) Cogswell, (October 26) 1846 – 1918 (May 10). She married three times: Abner W Wood died in the Civil War, Simon Snyder James, and third to Zephania Cornell

Carter, Stanley T, (January 7) 1869 – 1933 (July 6)
Carter, Mary Atkins, 1868 – 1948 (February 7)
Carter, Claude L, 1892 – 1973
Carter, Judson L, 1865 – 1944
Carter, Vena Quinby, 1870 – 1956 (she was buried August 17th)
Culver, Hiram L, July 1, 1875 – August 2, 1944 (No headstone, family information)

Note: His wife was Lucy Marie Phinney: July 10, 1872 – February 14, 1934

Culver, Orin Daniel, May 11, 1838 – September 6, 1914
Note: His wife, Corintha Hazeltine Parker, June 2, 1836 – February 22, 1903
Dexter, Alonzo D, November 26, 1893 age 32 years 11 months and 23 days
Dexter, Clarence A, 1857 – 1899
Dexter, Fred M, January 24, 1889, 25 year 5 months and 23 days
Dexter, Nellie M Wells, 1889 – 1928
Dexter, Lawrence A, 1877 – 1965 (the notice was posted in the Towanda Daily Review October 31, 1965, maybe October 3rd was the death date)

Dexter, Sarah, wife of Isaac B Dexter, April 16, 1872, age 43 years, 10 months; from the Genealogy of Darius Coleman, she was born in June 1828 and died April 16, 1872 in Tuscarora Township.

Dickson (spelling?), Loman, May 9, 1868, age 45 year 3 months 6 days

Davisson, Charles, 1825 – 1907
Davisson, Emily A Silvara, 1833 – 1890 [See photo below]
Davisson, George M, 1862 – 1875
Fish, Mary O Bacon, September 20, 1883 age 22 years 11 months and 27 days
Fish, Myron, died July 3, 1928, no stone (cited in Leo Bolles Diary)
Fowler, Jacob, July 4, 1883 age 69 years old, Fowler family info, no headstone

Note: His wife was Saphronia, where she is buried is not known. Both were born about 1814 from the Tuscarora Township census.

Jarrett, Effie A Warner, 1864 – 1916, she is buried with her family.
Kimball, William K, 1872 – 1940

Note: His wife was Nettie (Kennedy), 1874 – 1955 (November 14th maybe, she was buried November 16th)

Kimball, Abram, 1822 – 1896
Kimball, Adeline R Wheeler, 1828 – 1877
Lindell, Axel W, March 6, 1889 age 41 years
Lindell, E. Cornelia Sturdevant, she died 1886, age 31 years (mother)
Madison, Eliza Ruger, September 26, 1864 – June 21, 1938, no headstone, family information
Madison, Nicholas H, husband of Eliza, March 26, 1853 – May 29, 1913

Lyle Madison of Mesa, Arizona recalls his Uncle Nicholas Madison (1853-1913) buried in Quinby Cemetery. He thought that Nicholas Madison may have buried his brother John Madison in the Madison cemetery. As Lyle remarks, "Nick would have put John in a pine box and buried him with no stone.". John Madison is actually the natural father of Reuben Featherbay. There is no headstone located for him at Madison or Quinby now; however many of the stones were removed by a previous owner. Those interested in more family information can contact Carol Brotzman, Beaver Meadows Church HistorianNesslein, David Lewis, December 2, 1949 – September 23, 1996, cremated
Nesslein, Eloise Brotzman, August 25, 1918 – August 24, 1994
Nesslein, Kermitt, husband of Eloise, October 14, 1914 – August 29, 1996
Nesslein, Louis Joseph, (November 10) 1910 – 1947
Nesslein, Lillian Warner, wife of Louis, (February 25) 1862 – 1942 (February 5)
Miller, William L, January 19, 1888 age 60 years 11 months and 10 days
Parker, Anna B (Bunnell), 1881 – 1954 buried June 26th; she was the wife of Ola Parker
Parker, Charles, 1850 - 1917/1918 (hard to decipher)
Profitt, Darlene Nesselein, July 24, 1945 – September 7, 1993
Parker, Mrs. George; Wyalusing Rocket records she died October 10, and she was 45 years old.
Parker, Julia Fish, b. about 1881, died of appendicitis on October 10, 1926 (cited in the Leo Bolles Diary)
Profitt, Darlene Nesselein, July 24, 1945 – September 7, 1993
Parker, Ola, (May 1) 1883 – 1964 (April 16)
Parker, Ona, 1873 – 1896
Parker, Pearl M, 1895 – 1897
Parker, Villie (Sturdevant) 1851 – 1952, her husband Charles Parker 1850 – 1917/1918 is probably buried there also.

Potter, Francis B 1868 – 1916
Potter, Goldie V, 1889 – 1900, probably a child of Nellie and Francis/Frank
Potter, Nellie Wilbur 1875 – 1958, wife of Frank Potter
Quinby, Acto Orville, September 19, 1865 – July 21 1918
Quinby, Ella Kimball 1867 – 1942, wife of Acto Quinby, her second husband was Mr. Carlin

Quinby, Jane, died June 30, 1862, age 53 years 2 months
Quinby, Moses, died June 9, 1875, age 63 years

Historians note regarding this family: Moses Quinby, born October 3, 1809, married Jane Brown, also born in 1809. He married second to Annis Minerva Crawford, widow of Hamilton Stowe Sturdevant. Annis married thereafter to Clinton Keeney about February 1, 1874.

Seeley, Albert Henry, died Mach 27, 1917

Seeley, Lucy A. Wilson, wife of Albert

Note: The Seeley genealogy provides the following information on this family:
Albert Henry was born July 3, 1834 in Auburn Township, Susquehanna County, PA. He died March 27, 1917, leaving a wife and daughter Hattie. Lucy probably is buried here also.

Shaw, Catherine, September 15, 1875, died age 70 years
Shaw, Brinton, died July 10, 1904. He was the son of Henry Shaw.
Shaw, George Henry, 1861 – 1935
Shaw, Henry, 1835 – 1917
Shaw, Jane Davison, February 13, 1874, age 35 years
Shaw, Richard, July 30, 1925 – April 4, 2000, obituary in Wyalusing Rocket. He was the son of Thomas Henry and Vera Culver Shaw.

Shaw, Simon, January 18, 1869 age 30 years 3 months and 17 days
Shaw, Thomas, he died October 4, 1896 age 81 years, could possibly be 87 years
Silvara, Margaret Newman, (July) 1834 – 1930, wife of Theodore Silvara

Silvara, Theodore, October 21, 1825 – June 8, 1903
Smith, Ernest L, June 12, 18__, he was age 10 years [See photo below]
Sterling, Albert, May 26, 1880 – May 10, 1906
Sturdevant, Amy L (King), 1867 – 1927, wife of Willis Sturdevant
Sturdevant, Arva, 1885 – 1892, (child of Willis and Amy Sturdevant)
Sturdevant, Bernice A, December 12, 1922 – May 7, 1984 (obituary)
Sturdevant, Byron C, 1862 – 1905
Sturdevant, Carroll R, 1917 – 1918
Sturdevant, Clark S, 1889 – 1974 (February 6), (son of Willis and Amy Sturdevant)
Sturdevant, Earl W, (April 20) 1893 – 1957 (March 9)
Hazel Otis (November 25) 1895 – 1975 (August 15), wife of Earl Sturdevant. Her second husband was Frank Garris.

Sturdevant, Hiram D, August 6, 1883, age 23 years 2 months and 8 days
Sturdevant, Junie (Sloat or Shoat?), 1867 – 1945
Sturdevant, Laverne A, January 3, 1919 – June 4, 1961, He was a son of Hazel and Earl Sturdevant.

Sturdevant, Merle C, August 31, 1899 – February 4, 1973, sister to Neva
Sturdevant, Quinby, born ca 1838, buried in the Quinby Cemetery, March 15, 1912. His wife Adaide survived. The spellings and info came from the Bennett genealogy, which records that his wife was buried there also.

Sturdevant, Neva C, August 8, 1889 – December 25, 1978
Sturdevant, Sylvester D, He died March 31, 1876, age 67 years 6 months and 11 days (newspaper clipping)

Sturdevant, Willis E,, 1849 – 1941
Waltman, Dana Davison Christian, January 20, 1858 – March 16, 1917
Warner, Arthur, 1867 – 1873, (son of Helen and Oliver Warner)
Warner, Clark, August 30, 1842 – May 25, 1865 (Son of Oliver and Helen Coleman Warner)
Warner, Helen Coleman, July 31, 1835 – March 23, 1903. Her husband was Oliver Warner. From the Darius Coleman Genealogy, she died in Tuscarora Township. Her sister is Sarah Ann (Sally) Dexter listed above. They were children of Darius and Sally Northrup Coleman.

Warner, Lemuel, November 2, 1800 – November 11, 1876
Warner, Louisa, January 6, 1810 – February 20, 1884
Warner, Oliver, 1829 – 1908
Warner, Orin, November 10, 1867, 37 years, 3 months and 7 days
Wilbur, Harry, 1872 – 1959
Wilbur, James, October 19, 1889 age 56 years
Wilbur, Louisa W, 1870 – 1947, (wife of Harry Wilbur, son of Oliver and Helen Wilbur)
Winans, Pearl S, 1892 – 1956
Winans, Thomas, April 19, 1915,


Grave Marker for Ernest Smith
Child of Charles and J. Smith
Quinby Cemetery
Tuscarora Township, PA
July 6, 2002
Photo Taken by Mary Ellen Brotzman


Grave Marker for Emily Silvara Davisson
Daughter of Emanuel and Jeanette Silvara
Quinby Cemetery
Tuscarora Township, PA
November, 2004
Photo Contributed by Carol Brotzman


Original Plot Map of Quinby Cemetery
Tuscarora Township, PA
From Papers of Annis Minerva Crawford
Photo Contributed by Carol Brotzman

 

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