Ostrander Family Burying Ground

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The Ostrander Family Burying Ground is on the old Ostrander farm settled before 1800 by Jacob Ostrander (1773 - 1861) and his wife Catherine Kenter Ostrander (1775 - 1855). The earliest readable inscribed stone is that of their 16-year old son James who died in 1839.

Location

The Ostrander Family Burying Ground is in the northeast corner of Town of Knox on Bozie Hollow Road south of the Bozenkill Creek.

Transcription of stones

New York Gravestones project site has photos and transcriptions of some stones by Thomas Dunne


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. Source: [1] for all cemeteries.

  • Jacob Ostrander, died August 30, 1861 aged 88 years and 2 months
  • Catharine, his wife, died February 17, 1855 aged 80 years, 6 months
  • Michael Shrader, died April 1, 1855 aged 72 years and 9 months
  • Jemima Ostrander, wife, died September 24, 1860 aged 77 years, 8 months
  • Charles Ostrander, died 1872 aged 72 years
  • Elizabeth Schrader, wife [of Charles Ostrander], died
  • William Ostrander, born August 5, 1828 died December 22, 1897
  • Margaret Jane Ostrander, wife, born September 1, 1833 died March 26, 1895
  • Mary, their daughter, born August 26, 1871 died June 11, 1890
  • Laura, their daughter, died October 18, 1880 aged 3 years and 6 months
  • Grant, their son, died September 4, 1871 aged 3 years and 5 months
  • Peter J. Ostrander, died March 9, 1862 aged 65 years and 6 months
  • Hannah, wife, died September 2, 1864 aged 65 years, 1 month
  • James, their son, died November 4, 1839 aged 16 years and 5 months
  • John Ostrander, died November 18, 1862 aged 63 years
  • Jacob Dutcher, born 1818 died 1907
  • Mary Auchampaugh, wife, born 1823 died 1877
  • Walter Dutcher, their son, born 1865 died October 14, 1871 aged 6 years, and 6 months
  • Edwin Dutcher, born 1851 died 1891
  • Mary Brumachim, wife, born 1853 died ----------
  • Frederick Bradt, born 1853 died 1881
  • Elizabeth Dutcher, wife, born 1851 died 1899
  • Jacob Dutcher born ------- died ---------
  • Emmett Dutcher Dutcher, born -------- died --------
  • Charles Hyser, born ---------- died January 7, 1897 aged 49 years
He was a soldier in Co. I, 142 New York Volunteers, Civil War.

Some are buried here without stones.

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

Transcriptions from 1994 - Source Unknown

20. On the old Ostrander Farm south of the Bozenkill Creek. (Approximateiy 1 mile off Bozenkili Road on Ostrander Road)

Jacob Ostrander, died August 30, 1861, aged 88 years and 2 months

Catharine, his wife, died February 17, 1855, aged 80 years, 6 months

Michael Shrader, died April 1, 1855, aged 72 years, 9 months

Jemirna Ostrander, wife, died September 24, 1860, aged 77 years, 8 months

Charles Ostrander, died 1872, aged 72 years

Elizabeth Schrader, wife, died ?

William Ostrander, born August 5, 1828, died December 22, 1897

Margaret Jane Ostrander, wife, born September 1, 1833,

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died March 26, 1895

Mary, their daughter, born August 26, 1871, died June 11, 1890

Laura, their daughter, died October 18, 1880, aged 3 years and 6 months

Grant, their son, died September 4, 1871, aged 3 years and 5 months

Peter J. Ostrander, died March 9, 1862, aged 65 years and 6 months

Hannah, wife, died September 2, 1864, aged 65 years, 1 month

James, their son, died November 4, 1839, aged 16 years and 5 mouths

John Ostrander, died November 16, 1862. aged 63 years

Jacob Dutcher, born 1818, died 1907

Mary Auchampaugh, wife, born 1823, died 1877

Walter Dutcher, their son, born 1865, died October 14, 1871, aged 6 years and 6 months

Edwin Dutcher, born 1851, died 1891

Mary Brumachim, wife, born 1853, died ?

Frederick Bradt, born 1853, died 1861

Elizabeth Dutcher, wife, born 1851, died 1899

Jacob Dutcher, born ?, died 7

Emmett Dutcher, born 7, died ?

Charles Hyser, born ?, died January 7, 1897, aged 49 years. He was a soldier in Co. I. 142 New York Volunteers, Civii War.

1994 - Ostrander Family Burying Ground
1994 - Ostrander Family Burying Ground