Brunk Farm Burying Ground

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On the old Brunk farm, now 1932 the Ketcham farm at the head of the Indian Ladder road there are thirty graves with field stones with no inscriptions and five with inscriptions as follows:

  • Thomas Tygert, died February 10, 1825 aged 56 years
  • Elizabeth, wife of Mathews Brunk, died June 5, 1839 aged 31 years, 11 month and 13 days
  • Anna, wife of Jacob Hillman, died August 11, 1855 aged 32 years
  • Nicholas Brunk, died December 27, 1842 aged 62 years
  • Elizabeth Brunk, wife, died May 1, 1865 aged 80 years

From the records of early burial places on the farms in the town of Guilderland, N.Y. and surrounding towns compiled by WILLIAM A. BRINKMAN, HISTORIAN, Town of Guilderland, Altamont NY RD1, 1940.

Transcriptions of Grave Stones in the Brunk Farm Cemetery by Judge William A. Brinkman

Transcriptions from 1994 - Source Unknown

18. On the old Brunk Farm, now (1932) the Ketcham Farm, at the head of the Indian Ladder Road, there are thirty graves with field stones with no inscriptions and five with inscriptions. (This site no longer exists.)

Thomas Tygert, died February 10, 1825, aged 56 years

Elizabeth, wife of Mathews Brunk, died June 5, 1839, aged 31 years, 1 month and 13 days

Anna, wife of Jacob Hillman, died August 11, 1855, aged 32 years

Nicholas Brunk, died December 27, 1842, aged 62 yearn

Elizabeth Brunk, wife, died May 1, 1865, aged 8O years

1994 - Brunk Farm Burying Ground