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Thomas Smith Cemetery
Town of Stillwater

The Thomas Smith Cemetery is located 3/10 mile north of the intersection of Dunn Road and Lake Road, on the west
side of a private road which runs through what is now a horse farm, in the Town of Stillwater, Saratoga County,
New York. Four headstones and four footstones were located and repaired in the summer of 2007. Place your
cursor on the above image to see the cemetery before restoration. This cemetery was not recorded by Cornelius
Durkee.

Smith, Thomas, died Dec. 23, 1800, in the 86th year of his age. image
  Dust shall return to Dust  
  God said: & we believe  
  In Christ if ye will trust.  
  Tho dead, yet you shall live.

 
Smith, Mary, widow of Thomas, d. 29 July 1821, 97th year of her age.
 
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Smith, Mary, died July 10, 1840, in the 63rd year of her age.
 
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Smith, Charlotte, born October 16, 1783, died January 12, 1849.
 
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Information from two Saratoga County estates is included below, to help identify the Smith family buried in this
cemetery.

The will of Thomas Smith of the Town of Stillwater (will book 1, pages 89-92) dated 9 Dec 1800 and proved 12 Jan 1801
lists: wife Mary Smith; son Thomas Smith; daughters Elizabeth, Sarah, Ellenoer, Mary, Ann & Charllote, and
grandson Giles Burrit.

The will of Charlotte Smith of the Town of Stillwater (will book 15, pages 37-42) dated 7 January 1849, proved 3 April
1849 lists: daughter, Sally Ann Campbell, wife of James Campbell; the children of James Campbell & Sally Ann
Campbell, James Campbell, Julian Percival Campbell, Elizabeth Campbell; the children of Elias Tompkins
(deceased), Samuel Tompkins, Celia B. Tompkins, Sally Ann Tompkins.
Daniel Morey & John Ford, both of the Town of Stillwater, appointed executors.
S.P.Breakinridge & Ira Strang, both of the Town of Stillwater, witnesses.


The estate petition of Charlotte Smith, by Daniel Morey of Stillwater, dated 16 February 1849 (surrogate court file
number 040-50) lists heirs and next of kin as Charlotte's sisters: Sally Titus of Vermont, Elenor Woodworth of
Northumberland and Betsey wife of Samuel Wood. Also listed are Sally Smith, Fanny Smith & Joel Smith, who
are children of her deceased brother Thomas Smith. And also listed are Thomas Barrett of Corinth, Giles Barrett
& Mary Luscomb, who are children of her deceased sister, Nancy Barrett. All are of full age.
Estate annexed July 14, 1851. The estate file is large and contains interesting tidbits of information, for instance,
a June 6, 1849 receipt from Charles Broughton to Jones Tompkins, for "twenty five dollars in full for Charlotte
Smith's grave stones."
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