Friends Grounds, Chester, Dutchess, NY

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

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Friends Grounds, Chester, Dutchess, NY

Friends' Ground

CLASSIFICATION: Friends' burial ground.
LOCATION: Chestnut Ridge.
CONDITION: Overgrown and uncared for.
INSCRIPTIONS: 40 in number. Copied August 16, 1913, by J. W. Poucher, M. D., Mrs. H. N. Bain and Miss Grace L. Jones.
REMARKS: Chestnut Ridge Friends' Meeting was organized in 1790. It has been extinct now for many years and the meeting house is in ruins, but the burial ground has  been used occasionally within recent years.

Butler, Anor, w. of Joseph d. 1867, July 10, a. 77 y
Butler, Benjamin F d. 1902, Apr. 13, a. 52 y
Butler, Joseph d. 1852, Sep. 27, a. 50 y
Butler, Mary, w. of Peter L d. 1885, Oct. 15, a. 76 y
Butler, Peter E., s. of Peter & Mary d. 1866, Apr. 3, a. 13 y
Butler, Peter L. d. 1876, Dec. 1, a. 76 y
Butler, Robert O. d. 1902, July 16, a. 56-11-12
Cutler, Calvin d. 1886, May 6, a. 88-11-19
Cutler, Kaziah, w. of Calvin d. 1858, Apr. 26, a. 61-2-17
Germond, Guly E. w. of James, d. 1870, Jan. 1, a. 78 y
Germond, James d. 1866, Aug. 22, a. 77 y
Hall, Cordelia d. 1879, July 1, a. 57 y
Hall, Joseph, s. of Isaac & Mary b. 1834, Dec. 12, d. 1866, Oct. 20
Hammond, Anna, w. of Benjamin b. 1777, May 22, d. 1853, Feb. 1
Hammond, Benjamin b. 1774, July 7, d. 1858, Sep. 28
Howard, Amelia (Cash), w. of Silas d. 1853, May 5, a. 69 y
Howard, David, Co. I, 150th N. Y. d. 1885, May 7, a. 70 y
Howard, Silas, Co. I, 150th N. Y. d. 1892, June 2, a. 75 y
Huestis, Jonathon d. 1833, Jan. 10, a. 82 y
Huestis, Jonathon, Jr d. 1845, June 26, a. 54 y
I-------, "H. I."  
Mastin, Charles, s. of Joseph & Elizabeth d. 1863, Aug. 23, a. 3 y
Russell, Catharine d. 1853, Nov. 15, a. 11
Russell, John W. d. 1874, Feb. (25), a. 60 y
Swift, Amy L. b. 1843, Dec. 22, d. 1892, Sep. 2
Swift, Eddie Morton, s. of E. Morton & Francina d. 1878, Jan 28, a. 3 y
Swift, Henry Morton; "Father" b. 1810, July 17, d. 1901, Dec. 25
Swift, Henry Morton, Jr b. 1848, Nov. 26, d. 1904, June 19
Swift, Jennie b. 1850, July 10, d. 1908, Jan. 20
Swift, Jennie L., dau. of Robert C. & Maggie d. 1878, Mar. 6, a. 7 y
Swift, Louis Morton, s. of Robert C. & Maggie d. 1871, May 31, a. 9 y
Swift, Robert Coffin b. 1837, July 16, d. 1903, Feb. 24
Swift, Robert Henry, s. of Robert C. & Maggie d. 1878, Mar. 31, a. 3 y
Swift, Sarah Coffin; "Mother" b. 1811, Mar. 12, d. 1895, Mar. 7
Tallman, (Armeida) d. 1860, Feb. 19, a. 67 y. 7 m
Tallman, David d, 1843, Nov. 25 a. 78-9-23
Tallman, Isabel, w. of David d. 1799, Apr. 2, a. 28 y. 10 m
Tallman, Margaret, w. of David d. 1848, Jan. 18, a. 86 y. 6 m
Tallman, Sally d. 1857, June 15, in 50th y
Tedcastle, Charles (Nuttall) b. 1898, Feb. 27, d. 1900, Feb. 4

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