Elsass Cemetery

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Dan Driscoll in Elsass Cemetery

Location

The Elsass Cemetery is in the town of Knox at the corner of Pleasant Valley, Witter Road and Route 156.

Description

There are about a dozen people buried there. The cemetery had been abandoned and was overgrown. A Boy Scout, under the guidance of Dan Driscoll, cleaned up that cemetery as a Eagle Scout project.

History

The name was a corruption of Alsace.

History

Transcriptions

  • Catherine Mary Elsass d. 18 Aug 1858 age 25
  • Elizabeth Elsass d. 10 May 1860 age 45, wife of Michael Elsass
  • Carrie Elsass d. 13 Dec 1866 age 2, daughter of J.H. & H.E. Elsass
  • Catharine Elsass d. 5 May 1868 age 2, daughter of J.H. & H.E. Elsass
  • Frank Elmer Elsass d. 20 Feb 1876 age 1, son of Eli & Lucinda Elsass
  • Helen E. Elsass d. 6 Feb 1886 age 34, wife of J.H. Elsass
  • Michael Elsass d. 1 Sep 1891 age 86
  • Eli Elsass b. 1841, d. 1896 age 55
  • Jacob H. Elsass b. 17 Oct 1838, d. 13 Apr 1914, age 75
  • Foster Scrafford b. 1844, d. 1920 age 76 wife of Eli Elsass

Listing form the Dutch Settlers Society of Albany Records, with hand written additions by Dan Driscoll:

Listing form the Dutch Settlers Society of Albany Records, with hand written additions by Dan Driscoll

Transcriptions from 1994 - Source Unknown

11. The Elsass burial plot on Route 156 at the end of Witter Road (These names wore on one monument.)

Carrie, daughter of J.H. & Hellen H. Elsass, died Dec. 13, 1866, aged 2 years, 9 months, 6 days

Catharine, daughter of J.H. H.E. Elsass, died May 5, 1868, aged 2 years, 3 months, 2 days

Jacob H. Elsass, born Oct. 17, 1838, died April 13, 1914

Hellen E., wife of J.H. Elsass, died Feb. 6, 1886, aged 34 years , 4 months, 14 days

Michael Elsass, died Sept. 1, 1691, aged 86 years

Elizabeth, wire of Michael Elsass, died May 10, 1660, aged 45 years

Catharine Mary Elsass, died Aug. 18, 1856, in the 25 year of her life

Eli Elsass, 1841-1896

Lucinda Scrafford, wife of Eli Elsass, 1844-1920

Frank Elmer, son of Eli & Lucinda Elsass, died Feb. 20, 1876, aged 9 months, 23 days

1994 - Elsass Cemetery