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West Dryden, behind a
residence in a cluster of trees on a rectangular mound,
bounded by a
deteriorated fence, obscured by ground cover.
Alleged that there
are two Rev. Soldiers buried there in unmarked
Town of Dryden, Tompkins County,
This record is as complete as
possible at this time, is from
Please use Notes as a guide only!
died Aug 20, 1834 ae 62 yr
|believe this should read Josiah and not Josias?|
wife of Josias Fulkerson,
died July 13, 1845 ae 69y 6m 15d
|Mary Cook married Josiah Fulkerson|
dau of Benjamin & Sarah M. Fulkerson,
died Sep 17, 1846 ae 12y 3m 14d
|Note: should be Emma J.|
died Dec. 1, 1841 aged 37 yrs., 1mo., 13 dys
|son of Chapman & Esther Fulkerson, some say the wife of Benjamin Fulkerson was Sarah Primrose, daughter of Jacob Primrose and Martha Dayton.|
d. June 4, 1855 ae 45y 3m 9da
|Unsure who she was. As per 1850 Dryden Census Miranda Fulkerson age 40 was living in the household of Stephen R. Fulkerson (son of Chapman) as was Esther Fulkerson age 62 (wife of Chapman)|
|Fulkerson||Esther, wife of Chapman Fulkerson,
died Jan 21, 1869 ae 81y
|Fulkerson||Chapman||Note: Was buried here, but his son had
his body moved to Willow
Glen Cemetery, Dryden, NY. War of 1812, he acted as a teamster for the army. He died Dec. 1849 age 65 yrs.
|Fulkerson||Gorydon, son of Benjamin & Sarah M. Fulkerson
died May 2, 1842 aged 5 yrs. 4mos., 3 dys
|believe the correct spelling should be Corydon Fulkerson|
died Aug 8, 1858 ae 61y 11d
|Tompkins Co. Intestates records lists his wife at time of probate as Emily, he married at least 3 times. Probate was Sept. 14, 1858, children listed were: son; Almanzo, daus; Mary wf of Wm. C. Bryant; Emily wf of Artemas L. Smiley; Sarch C., and Laura A. (He married 1st Sally Fulkerson; married 2nd Caroline Comstock; married 3rd Emily Douglas a widow of Benjamin Fulkerson) John was the son of Joel & Mary Tone George|
|George||Caroline M, wife of John George
d. Oct. 26, 1843 aged 34y 4m 9d
|George||In Memory of Sally, wife of John George who
died July 12, 1852 ae 52y
|This inscription I believe is in error, should be died July 12, 1832 age 32 yrs. Sally Fulkerson, daughter of Josiah & Mary Cook Fulkerson married John George.|
|George||In Memory of Caroline, dau of John George who
died June 27, 18__, ae 2 yr 9 mos., 2 dys.
|George||Josiah, son of John & Sally George,
died Dec. 15, 1839 aged 11(?), 10 days
|Named after his grandfather Josiah Fulkerson|
|Vanderhoof||Mrs. Marandy, wife of Isaac Vanderhoof,
died June 29, 1832 aged 25y 7m 3d
|Miranda Kelsey born Sept. 26, 1806, daughter of James & Lavina (Howe) Kelsey married Jan. 3, 1830 Isaac Vanderhoof, born Mar. 26, 1805|
died May 28, 1837, aged 23 yrs., 6 mos.
|Kelsey||Samantha, dau of L.H. & S. Kelsey,
died Jan 7, 1847 aged 2 mos., 12 days
|Lemuel Howe Kelsey, son of James & Lavina (Howe) Kelsey married Feb. 28, 1833 to Susan G. Morgan, their daughter Samantha Lavina was born Oct. 25, 1846. Lemuel was a brother to Mrs. Marandy Kelsey wife of Isaac Vanderhoof buried close by. Lemuel and Susan are buried in Mount View Cem., Olean, NY|
|Gilkey||John C., son of Cary & Joanna Gilkey,
died May 23, 1845 aged 20 yrs.
|Harris||Hannah M., dau of Elisha & Mary Harris,
died Apr 1, 1839 aged 10 days
|Harris||William C., son of Elisha & Mary Harris,
died Sept. 24, 1839 agee 5 mos., 10 days
|Reynolds||Edward W., son of Spencer & Mary Reynolds,
died Oct 12, 1834 aged 5 mos.
|Reynolds||Mary, wife of Spencer Reynolds,
died Aug 20, 1834 aged 32 yrs., 8 mos.
|Roosa||Levania (?), daughter of John & Phebe Roosa,
died Jan 23, 1835
|Sutliff||David||David Sutliff is said to be buried here, he served in the
American Revolutionary War. No grave has been found for him,
only for his wife and child.
|Sutliff||Silva, wife of David Sutliff,
died Jan 11, 1842 in the 74th yr of her age
|Parintha, their daughter married Burnett C. Fulkerson, son of Josiah & Mary Cook Fulkerson|
|Sutliff||Mrs. Susan, dau of David & Silva Sutliff,
died Sept. 8, 1836 age 27 yrs.
|Sperry||Sarah P., adopted daughter of Lemuel & Mary Sperry
died Mar 3, 1842, in her 24th yr of her age
|Brown||Gaius M., son of Freeman & Ann Eliza Brown,
died June 18, 1840 aged 6 yrs., 10 mos.
|Primrose||Emma E., dau of Dayton & Elizabeth ______
d. Apr 10, 1846 ae 2y 6m 25d
|In an earlier record the surname was not listed.
After some reseach this is Emma E.,
dau of Dayton & Elizabeth (Fulkerson) Primrose.
Dayton & Elizabeth are buried in Willow Glen Cemetery.
Emma's inscription is also on their monument in Willow Glen)
|Clark||Andrew J., son of John & Lorinda Clark
died Mar 13, 1859 aged 9 yrs., 4 mos., 26 days
|Strong||In Memory of Bernatah who
died May 20, 1840 aged 54 yrs., 1 mo., 7 days
|Moss||Eunice Moss, adopted daughter of G. & E. Fox
died Feb 16, 1844 aged 18 yrs.
died Mar 14, 1844 aged 36 yrs., 5 mos.
|Fox||Mary R., daughter of Jonathan & Susan B. Fox died Nov 29, 1863 aged 13 yrs., 9 mos.||1850 Dryden Census: Jonathan Fox age 54, Susan age 34, Jonathan A. 20, Wilber 14, William 8, Asa 2, Mary 11/12, Emma age 57.|
|Adams||Sophia Josephine, d/o Samuel C. & Brillama Adams
died Aug 2, 1842 aged 9 mos., 24 days
(Note: no headstone found, may not be buried here - see notes)
|Note: Only listed here because he may be buried in this cemetery, no headstone was found. Rev. War, Corporal Samuel Fox, buried in West Dryden, NY, per DAR records. He was the first settler of Fox's Corners of West Dryden. b. Oct. 6, 1756 d. Oct. 10, 1844, age 88 yrs. Married Mabel Webster.|
|Mount||Grant||Note: Per DAR records he is buried in this cemetery, no headstone found for him. Served in the Rev. War, died at West Dryden, July 1841 aged 88 yrs. DAR records state he was buried in George Cemetery, West Dryden, NY.|
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