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As transcribed by Cornelius Emerson Durkee and listed under Northumberland in Volume 4, pages 433 – 440, of Durkee's Epitaphs of Saratoga County, New York. “The foregoing are all of the inscriptions found in the new cemetery at Gansevoort. The Cemetery is located about an eighth of a mile southwest of the village of Gansevoort on the east side of the highway, near school house No. 6. The inscriptions were copied Nov. 14, 1877, by C.E.Durkee.” (Durkee page 440) (The “new” Gansevoort cemetery is located on the east side of Route 50, 3/10 miles south of route 32, and just south of Stump Street, in the Town of Northumberland. This is a large, active, cemetery, with many additional burials since 1877. The following list contains only the earliest inscriptions from this cemetery.) Page 433 Kelsey, Willie, son of Matthew D. & Lucy J., d. Jan. 22, 1863, 1y.10m.11d. Kelsey, Eddie, son of Matthew D. & Lucy J., d. Jan. 15, 1863, 3y.9m.22d. Rose, James, son of Harvey & Harriet, d. Dec. 15, 1845, 15 ds. Rose, John, son of Harvey & Harriet, d. Dec. 2, 1845, 21 days. Rose, Fred, son of Harvey & Harriet, d. Jan. 25, 1863, 1y.1m.20d. Page 434 Birkby, Rev. John, died April 20, 1861, in the 69 year of his age. Birkby, Elizabeth King, wife of Rev. John, d. Mar. 26, 1874, a.77ys. Birkby, John E., d. Dec. 28, 1876, a.50ys. Birkby, Mary G., dau. of Henry & Delia H., d. Apr. 13, 1855, 3m.2d. Ellison, Rebecca, wife of George, d. Jan. 6, 1876, 56ys. Page 435 Hanaman, Norman B., son of David & Lucy, d. June 28, 1872, a.39ys. Hanaman, Charles H., son of David & Lucy, d. Apr. 15, 1870, a.25ys. Hannaman, Lucy, wife of David, d. Nov. 20, 1876, 70ys. Wood, Clatie S., son of Geo. H. & Louesa, b. Feb. 5, 1875; d. Mar. 17, 1876. Wood, George, d. April 12, 1870, a. 68ys. Wood, Hannah, wife of George, d. Aug. 19, 1850, a. 43ys. Wood, Jane, d. Aug. 7, 1876, a.40y.3m.20d. Robinson, Samuel L., d. Feb. 7, 1867, a.68y.3m. Page 436 Shaw, Bethuel, d. May 6, 1873, a.67y.6m.22d. Sherman, Stephen, d. Dec. 15, 1869, 84th yr. Sherman, Marium, wife of Stephen, d. Apr. 10, 1859, a.71y.9m.7d. Lewis, Warren, d. Dec. 13, 1875, a.52ys. Lewis, Abby M., dau. of Warren & Sarah Ann, d. Oct. 30, 1859, 3y.3m.22d. Lewis, Stephen B., d. Nov. 2, 1874, a.40ys. Edmonds, Sarah J., wife of D.W., d. Jan. 8, 1874, a.28y.11m.18d. Edmonds, Carrie L., dau. of D.W. & S.J., d. Aug. 26, 1873, 6y.6m.4d. Page 437 Baker, Jane A., wife of George, d. Jan. 20, 1849, a.34. Sullivan, Sarah Francis, dau. of Wynant & Sarah A., d. June 24, 1875, a.18y.6m.6d. Miller, Wesley J., d. Dec. 5, 1873, a.16y.3m. VanWagner, Barnett, d. July 11, 1875, 67y.5m.21d. Safford, Mary M., wife of Leroy, d. Nov. 28, 1874, a.22ys. Griffin, Sarah Eliza, son of H.R. & R.E., d. May 25, 1875, a.30ys. D'Garmo, Morgan, d. Dec. 10, 1862, a.36y.1m. D'Garmo, Catherine, wife of Morgan, d. Aug. 5, 1859, a.30y.8m.17d. Page 438 DeGarmo, Jacob, d. Nov. 16, 1866, 72ys. D'Garmo, Mary, dau. of Jacob & Mary, d. Nov. 9, 1844, 4y.8m.5d. Davis, Emma Carrie, dau. of K. & Sarah, d. Jan. 29, 1873, 5y.2m. Selfridge, Mary L., dau. of A.L. & H.M., d. July 17, 1868, 11y.6m. Vanderwerker, Rosalind, dau. of M.J. & C., d. Dec. 10, 1868, a.29y.9m.29d. Butcher, Sarah P., wife of W.H., d. Mar. 3, 1873, a.56y.10m.22d. Butcher, Amanda Servill, dau. of Wm. H. & S.P., d. Sep. 6, 1855, 1y.8m.13d. Butcher, Rev. Wm. C., d. Dec. 14, 1874, a.33. Page 439 Butcher, Matie, dau. of Wm. C. & M.J., d. Feb. 3, 1875, 6ys. Butcher, Willie, son of Wm. C. & M.J., d. Feb. 11, 1875, 2ys. Purinton, Perry W., only child of David & Amanda G., d. Feb. 25, 1852, 10y.3m.20d. Purinton, Amanda G., wife of David, d. Mar. 23, 1863, 47th yr. Welch, David, d. July 21, 1875, 73ys. Welch, Freelove, wife of David, d. Apr. 18, 1839, 35y.1m.14d. Golden, Ann Sadler, wife of Ezra T., d. Aug. 11, 1865, 28y.5m.22d. Sadler, George, d. Dec. 11, 1872, a.69y.10m. Page 440 Sadler, John, d. Sep. 4, 1868, a.29y.8m12d. Sadler, Agnes, dau. of Geo. & Elizabeth, d. June 18, 1851, 1y.9m.15d. Saddler, Guy, son of James & Laura O., d. June 18, 1871, 6ms. _____________________________________________________________
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