PLEASANT VALLEY TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS


 

From time to time I will post here tombstone inscriptions
from Pleasant Valley Cemeteries that I have
personally transcribed which don't appear to be
included in "Old Gravestones of Dutchess"!

St. Pauls Cemetery, Rte 44, Pleasant Valley
(Those marked with a * are not included in Old Gravestones of Dutchess)

Route 44 and Traver Road
Pleasant Valley, NY

CARY
Josiah W. Cary*
1853- 1924

MAGILL
Jessie E. Magill*
1858-1917

Juliette E. Magill*
d. Jan. 30, 1914

BISHOP
Frank Bishop*
1857-1919

Elsie A.*
May 19, 1896, age 7 years
Maude F.*, aged 8 years
Children of Charles H. And Hannah V. Bishop

HAZZARD
Dawn Jean*
1946-1968
Leon E.*
1911-1978
Dorothy B.*
1916-1996

BROWN
J. Adams Brown*
1880-1959
Flora Newcomb Brown*
1882-1954
(Large Newcomb Stone along side this one
with many inscriptions)

NICHOLSON
Gertrude M. Odell
Jan. 18, 1848-July 19, 1910
Donald Nicholson*
June 1, 1834-April 11, 1915

PETERS
(Next to Nicholson Stone above)
Ida M. Odell Peters
Sept. 2, 1844-Sept. 21, 1915

Mary J. Fancher*
wife of
Seneca S. Odell
Feb. 5, 1822-May 6, 1915
 

Annie Pells Odell
daughter of Seneca S. and
Mary J. Fancher
d. May 13, 1866
age 20 years 2 months
(*this inscription is included in "OG of D" but the
maiden name of Mary J. is not included)

OAKLEY
William F. Oakley*
1847-1910
his wife
Harriet R. Marshall*
1845-blank

Edward Oakley*
1850-1902

Verlina A. Oakley*
1854-1938

Alfred Oakley*
1825-1901
Sophia Davis*
his wife
1824-1895
Sarah Oakley Starr*
daughter
1855-1899

Annie Oakley*
1878-1907

Methodist Ground, Rte. 44, Pleasant Valley
(None of these appear to be in Old Gravestones of Dutchess)
 This cemetery is located on Rte. 44, Pleasant Valley just east of the Village
adjacent to Field's Auto Body
and is in PoorCondition
Many stones broken and down - so I offer these here for
preservation, future reference and in case they can be of help to any
one. I also cannot guarantee the accuracy of some of these as many were
difficult to read but I assure you I did my very best with what I had to
work with.

CASH
Napoleon B. Cash
died Dec. 9, 1890

GRIFFIN
John H. Griffin
April 4, 1867
May 14, 1911

MASTEN
Alla A.
daughter of James E. and Sarah E. Masten
died Feb. 11, 1871
age 1 year 3 months 8 days

Virgil H.
Infant son of Henry & Audella Masten
died May 21, 1867
age 1 year 17 days

STORMS
Catharine
daughter of Jacob and Catharine
died March 16, 1886? or 1866?
age 6 weeks

HAMILTON
Arthur Eugene
son of Charles & Margaret E.
died October 7, 1890
aged 20 years 3 months

Charles
died Jan 16, 1899
aged 57 years
Co. E. 159th Reg. NYSV

LAKE
Ella F. Lake
wife of George W. Cameron
1861-1904

ESTELLE
(children of Helen Bishop and John Estelle)
Charles S. - no date - no age -s/o John & Helen
Gilbert d. Feb 7, 1866 age 9 months 7 days, s/o John & Helen
Virgenia d. March 22, 1863?
Mary E. d. Nov. 27, 1857, d/o John and Helen
James, infant son of James and Helen

**Also in Old Gravestones of Dutchess there is a listing under "Miscellaneous" for this cemetery which reads #175. (?), Mary Nellie, d. 1875, Aug. 25, a. 9m. 20d -- I believe this is also a child of John and Helen as this stone is amongst and in line with the stones for John and Helen and their other children*****)

Presbyterian Churchyard
(none of these appear to be included in Old Gravestones of Dutchess)

Route 44
Opposite West Road

ACKEN/BUNNELL
This is a very large beautiful stone in excellent condition
(Front of Stone ACKEN - Back of Stone BUNNELL)

ACKEN(only the name on Stone then there are  these 2 Footstones:
**********
Edwin F. Acken
1888 - 1966

Viola G. Bunnell
His Wife
1886-1988

BUNNELL
*********
Adrian Conover
1830 - 1903
Susan E. McFarlin
His Wife
1841-1884

Plus these 4 Footstones:
Foot Stones
*********
Adrian Conover
1830-1903

His Wife
Susan E. McFarlin
1841-1884

Charles H. Bunnell
1856 -1919

His Wife
Ida L. Conover
1862-1919

**************************************
KNAPP
Smith H.
1906-1989

Florence T.
1908-1984

***************
KNAPP

Franklin
1846-1927

Nellie Conover
His Wife
1865-1951
**************
DOTY

Clayton S.
1871-1930

Mabel Knapp
His Wife
1872-1948
************
LAKE

Mary F.
Wife of
John W. Evans
July 26, 1876
February 5, 1900

*************
LAKE/ODELL

Mary Frances Odell
Wife of Andrew Lake
born October 29, 1853
departed May 23, 1912

****************
LAKE
Andrew Lake
Private Co. C(?) 1st Regiment
NY State Artillery
1846-1911
*****************
LAKE
Arthur J.
1881-1940
*****************
ODELL
Leander
1844-1905
*****************
STORM
(Just two Footstones)

Flora B. Storm
1875-1934

Elisha W Storm
   1916
(Don't know if this is a birth or death date)
 (Date is just centered below the name on the footstone)
(I think possibly it is a death date and he was Flora's husband)

DeGROFF

Front
Edward R. DeGroff
March 19, 1834 - Sept. 7, 1904
Ann E. Velie, his wife
Nov. 2, 1840 - Sept. 22, 1920
Thomas - Son
June 2, 1866 - Feb. 13, 1889
Rena - Daughter
July 17, 1867 - March 10, 1886

Back
Harriet DeGroff, wife of
Albro Sherman
July 19, 1837 - July 27, 1905
Edward F. DeGroff
1873-1950

LATIN
Sarah
Wife of Nathaniel Latin
d. April 4(?), 1867
a. 89y 1m 24d

Nathaniel Latin
Stone down - broken in two
Can't read date and age
(the above are two stones side by side)

LATTIN
(large 4 sided Monument)
Side 1
Hannah E. Wilber
wife of John W. Lattin
d. Oct. 19, 1863
a. 56y 3m 15d
 

Side 2
John W. Lattin
d. Sept. 23, 1890
a. 79y 11m 10d

Side 3
Wright Devine
b. Dec. 13, 1838
d. May 1, 1920
Jennie M. Devine
His Wife
b. Sept. 12, 1840
d. Apr. 17, 1913

Side 4
Sarah Caroline
daughter of
John W. & Hannah E. Lattin
d. October 13, 1834
a. 3y 11m 22d

MARSHALL

Bartlett Marshall
died Aug. 14, 1856
aged 52y 7m 5d

Deborah Lattin North
Widow of Bartlett Marshall
b. April 21, 1805
d. April 19, 1883

IRELAND (not my line)

Kenneth Ireland
May 1, 1920 - May 20, 1920

Thelma Ireland
May 1. 1920 - May 24, 1920

Bertha T. Cookingham, Wife
May 24, 1889 - Nov. 18, 1956
 

Z. Jay Ireland- Husband
(Believe  Z is for Zera - have come across this family before)
June 9, 1885 - Jan. 18, 1971

Christine R. Ireland - Daughter
April 12, 1921 - March 3, 1980

Robert C. Ireland
Feb. 2, 1914
(Just one date - unk. if birth or death or both)

ALBERTSON

James M. Albertson
Aug. 8, 1878 - Dec. 4, 1913

James A. Albertson
Co. C. 71 Reg. NY Vol (? Hard to Read)
Feb. 14, 1840 - Aug. 10, 1908

Mary E. Smith, His Wife
Nov. 15, 1847 - July 29, 1882

Emma Albertson Cady
Aug. 28, 1867 - Jan. 19, 1895

Benjamin F. Albertson
May 9, 1876 - March 1, 1904

ODELL
Viola E.
1921-1967

HORTON
Hiram J. Horton
1856-1930
Hannah E. Odell, His Wife
1860-1950
Charles E. Horton
1892-1961
Homer J. Morey
1873-1967
Jennie Horton, His Wife
1877-1964
 

STORMS
Jacob Storms
1840-1916(? Hard to Read))
Co. B. 6th Reg NY Hvy Arty (? Hard to Read)
Mary A. Storms, His Wife
1855-1923 (? Hard to Read)
 

STORMS
George W. Storms
May 10, 1842 - May 5, 1901
Catherine Hunt, His Wife
d. Feb. 8, 1890
age 40 years
Maria C.
Their Daughter
Feb. 8, 1871
(believe next line was age but it was unreadable)

STORM
Henrietta Storm
1858-1936

COWLES/ODELL
Susan E. Cowles
wife of
James Odell
d. Mar. 6, 1862
a. 47 years

BARIGHT
Frederick 1869-1952
His Wife
Ella Marie Bates
1870-1892
Hattie Donaldson
Wife of Frederick Baright
1877-1963
Hans H. Kraayenbrink
1905-1985
Lucy Baright, His Wife
1906-1999

MASTIN/COLE
(This stone was Mastin on one side and Cole on the other)

"MASTIN side"
Alfred 1813-1871
Ruth Ann, His Wife, 1813-1867
Gilbert B., 1846-1920
Carrie, 1849-1923
Jane, 1852-1928

"COLE side"
Eliza, wife of Parlemon Cole, 1820-1874
Georgia E., 1848-1868
Herman, 1854-1879

IRISH
(Large 4 sided Monument)

Front
Amos. B.
b. October 6th, 1824
d. August 24th, 1861
Almanson L. Irish
b. Feb. 12th, 1817
d. Apr. 4th, 1886
Irene U. Holmes, his wife
1828-1920

Side
Humphrey Irish
1792-1868
Elizabeth Wood, his wife
1793-1866

Back
"Blank"

Side
Norman J. Irish
1859-1913
Amos H. Irish
1870-1932
Whitfield T. Irish
1850-1932

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