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9. The VanBenscoten burial site at Quay and Bell Roads across from the pond

Getty, wife of Abner VanBenscoten, died May 10, 18(7), In the 59th year of her age

Abner VanBenscoten, died Nov. 15, 1862, in the 82 year of his age

Sarah Mariah VanBenscoten, died Oct. 18, 1867, in the 45 year of her age

Lydia A., daughter of John & Maria VanBenscoten, died Jan. 10, 1858, aged 1(?) year, 1 month & 4(?) days

Margaret, wife of Richard Southwick, died Feb. 27, 1890, aged 75 years, 11 months and 8 days

A precious one from us has gone
A voice we loved is stilled
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled

Mary Ann, daughter of Richard & Margaret Southwick, died Oct. 14, 1874, aged 22 years, 2 months and 22 days

Farewell Father and Mother dear
I am not dead but sleeping here
As I am now you all must be
Prepare for death and follow me

Sarah Ann, wife of Jacob Eldridge, died April 25, 1875, aged 28 years, 8 months and 11 days

Weep not for me as you pass by
As you are now so once was I
As I am now so you must be
Prepare for death and follow me

(Illegible) died July 23, 1853, aged 5 years

There are 21 stones without inscriptions.

10. On the Feldmann property, Knox Cave Road

Lydia Russell, wife of john Cornell, born in Dartmouth, Mass., Oct. 26, 1771, died June 5, 1855, aged 83 years, 7 months and 10 days

John Cornell was born in the town of Dartmouth, Mass. April 28, 1764 and died Aug. 10, 1835, aged 71 years, 3 months and 12 days

In memory of Johnathan, son of John & Lydia Cornell, drowned July 30, 1809, aged 3 years

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