ye body of/ Mary, ye wife of /William Brightman/ died Decemr
ye 17, 1737 In
her 53d year of her age.
Slate stone, tri-tops broken off, carving and legibility good. Carver: J. Stevens II
Cornell Cemetery PO033
Located in the community of Oakland Farm, enter from East Main Road. Follow entry street straight in, turn left at end, left again on Young St. and cemetery is just around corner on the right. It is on Young St. off Rte. 138, South of Union St.
|It is enclosed by a neat wooden fence, gate in one side. Approx. 20 x 20', no Sign. Only one carved stone with footstone. 8 smaller stones, no inscriptions seen by BJA in 2006||In memory
of/ Priscilla the Wife of/ Cap Clarke Cornell/ who Departed this/ Life
Oct the 14th 1758/ in the 42d year of her/ Age./ "Greately
also footstone. Carver: John Bull
Boyd Lot PO045
Location: 250 ft east of W MAIN ROAD - RT. #114 at TEL pole # 116
6 burials with 4 inscriptions from 1823 to 1854
NOTE: Across from Melville Ave., north of Mobil station and behind Duncan Donuts. Registered in 1995 by Mildred Champlin.
Four stones recorded in the 19th century by Dr Henry Turner (HET) on the Boyd Farm. This is the site from which the windmill was moved to Middletown in 1995 (see "Wind Grist Mills on Aquidneck Island" pub. Middletown Historical Society, 1992). The four marble stones were not seen in 1996. We are told they were there as late as 1940.
BOYD, CELIA died 10 JUN 1835 wife of WILLIAM; SISTER OF CHARLES CORNELL
PETERSON, JOHN, ESQ. born 1788c died 25 JUN 1823 age 35
Note: Henry G. Place, born 1786c and died 29 Jan 1842 at age
56 and Rebecca, born 1774c died 8 Jan 1854 age 80, wife of Henry G.
and Phebe Southwick, born 1816c, died 14 Aug 1842 at age 26, wife of Josiah,
daughter of Henry G. & Rebecca Place are buried in the Common Burial Ground,
NT003, in Newport. Their graves have been photographed by Barbara Austin and
Letty Champion and will be posted at a later date.