Cushing and Bowdy, and Kirby Family Grounds,  Dutchess, NY

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

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Town of Pawling

CUSHING FAMILY GROUND

LOCATION: On Green farm, near Hurd's Corners, Copied by Mrs. Seward T. Green.

Stephen Cushing d. Oct. 16, 1825, a. 76-3-8. (A soldier of the Revolutionary War.)
Rachel Cushing, w. of Stephen (Stone badly broken)  
Stephen Cushing, Jr. d. Nov. 19, 1794, a. 15 y
John, s. of Stephen & Betsey Merrick 1829, a. 1 y
Merrick Green d. Nov. 1, 1821
Diana Fairchild, w. of Elijah Fairchild d. Aug. 26, 1827, a. 64 y. 6 m
Several other graves marked with fieldstones.  

BOWDY FAMILY GROUND

LOCATION:   Near "Akindale," Pawling, N.Y., on property which probably belonged to Moses Bowdy. Copied by Miss Mabel Akin.
REMARKS: Many stones have been removed.  These stones are all very tall, which is probably the reason they were not carried away.

Moses Akin d. Apr. 30, 1812
Jane, consort of Moses Bowdy d. Jan. 22, 1830
Mary Leach d. Feb. 3, 1817
Sarah Shaw d. Oct. 13, 1843
On the opposite side of the yard, there is only one stone.  
Samuel Corban d. Mar. 14, 1817

KIRBY GRAVESTONES

LOCATION: West of the front door of the Gideon Kirby home (owned, by Mrs. Kenneth Howgate.)

William Kirby d. 1831, a. 45 y
Rebecca, dau. of William Kirby a. 5 y
Rebecca, dau. of Gideon Kirby a. 2 y

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