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Jayne, Woodhull and Other Gravestones at the
Setauket Presbyterian Church,
The Village Green, 5 Caroline Avenue, Setauket, Long Island, New York


Grave Stones and Epitaphs from the Setauket Presbyterian Churchyard,
including a scanned sketch of the site plan, can be found at the church's web site.

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Setauket Presbyterian Churchyard, Setauket, Long Island, New York
Setauket Presbyterian ChurchSetauket Presbyterian Church, Suffolk County, NY
Grave of William Jayne, Setauket Presbyterian Church
The William Jayne stone is out of view to the right. Here lyes ye Body of William Jayne Born at Bristol, Eng.
January ye 25th 1618 Dec'd ye March 24th 1714 AE 96 years
The picture above shows William Jayne's stone on the left in the back. These stones are a little to the right as you walk straight back from the right side of the main church building.
William H. Son of Brewster & Sarah Hawkins Died June 9, 1862 AE 29 years, 8 mos Samuel Thompson Born March 4, 1668 Died July 14, 1749
Son of Mr. John Thompson who came with Richard Floyd and Col. Richard Woodhull with 55 others, who were the founders of this place in the year l655/6
Here lieth the body of 
Hannah Brewster Wife of Mr. Samuel Thompson And Daughter of Sarah Ludlow and Rev. Nathaniel Brewster first minister of this place. Born May 19, 1679 Died Nov. 17, 1755
Richard Woodhull Esq. Who departed this life Nov. 24, 1767 Aged 76 Mary Wife of Richard Woodhull Esq. Who departed this life Dec. 27, 1768 Aged 74 years Richard Woodhull, Esq. Who departed this life On Oct. 13, 1788 In the 76th year of his life.
Woodhull: Richard Born in Thenford, England 1620, Settled in Setauket, Long Island, 1656
Died Oct. 17, 1690
Every inch a nobleman
Richard 2nd Born 1649 Died Oct. 18, 1699
A Genuine Son of his Father
The tombs of these men
destroyed by British soldiers in 1777, A reverent son restores in 1901
Joseph Jayne, died August 19, 1847 AE 90 years, 5 mos, 16 days Elizabeth, Wife of Joseph Jayne, died July 2, 1847 AE 82 years, 3 mos, 24 days
Sally Wife of Stephen Jayne
Who died Dec. 18, 1812
Stephen Jayne Born Sept. 8, 1792 Died Oct. 23, 1845 Alfred S. Jayne 1859-1927
Cornelia J. His wife 1864-1946



Susan Carter White Pieroth: Picture of the William Jayne marker taken 1995 when the stone was more legible. Most of the remaining pictures were taken in 1998. Scans & text copyrighted 2003


Setauket Presbyterian Church Web Site, including a history page

Pictures of Jayne and Woodhull Cemetery Stones in the Setauket Caroline Episcopal Church Yard

Pictures of the Jayne Tavern, Main Street, Setauket

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