Christopher Keenholts Farm Burying Ground

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On the old Christopher Keenholts farm, late Jacob Lewis, about 200 feet west of the house are fourteen stones.

Transcription of stones

  • Christopher Keenholts, died January 4, 1832 aged 84 years
  • Hannah Keenholts, wife, died June 20, 1818 aged 64 years
  • Bernard Keenholts, died February 9, 1828 aged 40 years
  • Eve Severson, wife died 18--
  • Maria Keenholts, daughter of Bernard and Eve, died July 12, 1818 aged 7 Yrs.
  • Frederick B. Keenholts, son of Bernard and Eve, died October 29, 1832 aged 19 years
  • Nicholas Keenholts, son of Bernard and Eve, died November 23, 1843 aged 21 years
  • George B. Keenholts, son of Bernard and Eve died February 17, 1847 aged 21 years
  • Anna Maria Keenholts, daughter of Bernard and Eve and wife of David *Williamson, died May 11, 1853 aged 32 years
  • infant daughter of Bernard and Eve Keenholts

About 1/8 mile southwest of the house in the edge of the woods is the grave of a grown person with tall head and foot stones.

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

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 from 1994 - Source Unknown

26. On the old Christopher Keenholts Farm, late Jacob Lewis- Floyd Lewis, about 200 feet west of the house are fourteen stones. (On Lewis Road--now the property of Strnad)

Christopher Keenholts, died January 4, 1832, aged 84 years

Hannah Keenholts, wife, died June 20, 1818, aged 64 years

Bernard Keenholts, died February 9, 1828, aged 40 years

Eve Severson, wife died ?

Maria Keenholts, daughter of Bernard and Eve, died July 1818, aged 7 years

Frederick B. Keenholts, son of Bernard and Eve, died October 29, 1832, aged 19 years

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Nicholas Keenholts, son of Bernard and Eve, died November 23, 1843, aged 21 years

George B. Keenholts, son of Bernard and Eve, died February 17, 1847, aged 21 years

Anna Marla Keenholts, daughter of Bernard and Eve and wife of David Williamson, died May 11, 1853, aged 32 years

About 1/8 mile southwest of the house in the edge of the woods is the grave of a grown person with tall head and foot stones.

1994 - Christopher Keenholts Farm Burying Ground
1994 - Christopher Keenholts Farm Burying Ground