Dutchess County, NY LHN
Cemetery Records

Couwenhoven Ground

 

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COUWENHOVEN GROUND

CLASSIFICATION: Family ground.
LOCATION: On the farm owned by William Schlichter (known as the James R. Cooper farm), between Fishkill Village and Wappingers Falls on the state road.
CONDITION: A walled enclosure. Uncared for.
INSCRIPTIONS
: 6 in number. Copied December 23, 1923, by J. Wilson Poucher, M. D.
REMARKS: The title deeds for this farm go back to December 20, 1794, when Adrian Cowenhoven and Barbara, his wife, conveyed to Duncan Graham (see: deeds, liber 17, page 347) 343 acres, formerly owned by Jacob Cowenhoven, deceased excepting out of the same: "three rods square for a Christian Burying Ground and where it is now enclosed for the said purposes."

Couwenhoven, Jacob d. 1790, May 11, a. 1 y. 10 m.
Couwenhoven, Peter d. 1812, May 5, a. 53 y.
Hoghland, James d. 1807, Aug. 18, a. 25-2-14.
Hoghland, Peter s. of Jacob P. & Nelly Roome," d. 1802, Apr. 9, a. 3 y. 8 m.
Hoghland, William s. of William & & Rachel, d. 1776, Sep. 19, a. 2 y. 1 m.
Hoghland, William d. 1810, Oct. 6, a. 60 y. 11 d.

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