Saratoga County, New York
As transcribed by Cornelius Emerson Durkee and listed under the Town of Saratoga in
volume 4, pages 163–164, of Durkee’s Epitaphs of Saratoga County, New York.
“These stones are in a small private enclosure on the Prosser farm, a few rods east of the
highway and about two miles southwest from Grangerville. The inscriptions were copied
Apr. 28, 1877 by C.E.Durkee.” This cemetery was also recorded in 1936, by Grace VanDerwerker, and called the Slocum Cemetery. The stone for William Prosser was not located on a brief visit to this cemetery in 1998.
(Prosser Cemetery is on the east side of Walsh Road, one tenth mile south of Burgoyne
Road, about 100 feet from Walsh Road, hiding in the honeysuckle bushes.)
Prosser, John, d. Sep. 6, 1856, 66th yr.
Prosser, David, d. Sep. 30, 1834, 71st yr.
Ferrington, Phebe E., dau. of Luke & Catharine, d. Sep. 10, 1846, 9mos.
additional inscriptions, stones difficult to read:
Prosser, David, d. Oct. 17, 1903, ae 83 yrs.
Prosser, Hannah, born June 22, 1806; died July 18, 1888.
Prosser, Jane or June, born March 16, 1799/180?, died Feb. 25, 1885/1889?
Prosser, Elizabeth, died Mar. 26, 1903, ae 79 yrs.
Prosser, Phebe, died Feb. 3, 1877, ae 82 yrs.
Prosser, William, died Jan. 31, 1865, age 72. (from 1936 list)
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