Snyder Farm Burying Ground

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Location

On the old William Snyder farm in the Bozen Kill hollow road leading to Lee's Church, and west of George J. Williamson house.

Transcription of stones

Ttwenty-seven gravestones have inscriptions and twenty-five have no inscriptions.

  • Anna Colliton, died 1874 aged 64 years
  • Emma Williamson, died 1871 aged 21 years
  • Deborah Snyder, died 1896 aged 70 years. Born 1826
  • Adam Snyder, died 1858 aged 60 years
  • Betsey Henderson, wife, died 1872 aged 74 years
  • James Snyder, died 1894 aged 67 years. Born 1827
  • Elmina Williamson, died 1829 aged 16 years
  • George Williamson, died 1864 aged 82 years
  • Mary Williamson, wife, died 1869 aged 78 years
  • Bemsle Hunt, died 1855 aged 84 years
  • Eunice Hunt, wife, died 1829 aged 59 years
  • Peter P. Westfall, died 1891 aged 63 years
  • Catharine Scott, wife, died 1890 aged 62 years
  • William A. Westfall, died 1872 aged 11 years
  • Emmett E. Westfall, died 1862 aged 2 months
  • Oscar Westfall, died 1855 aged 1 year
  • Amelia Westfall, died 1853 aged 7 months
  • Mary A. Westfall, died 1857 aged 7 months
  • Henry Henion, died 1878 aged 79 years
  • Elizabeth Nichols, died 1886 aged 84 years
  • Andrew Vrooman, died about 1850 aged 75 years
  • Hannah Vrooman, died about 1852 aged --------
  • Hannah Terpening, daughter of Henry, aged 21 years and 10 months
  • Eunice W. Terpening, wife of Henry, died 1834 aged 30 years
  • George H. Snyder, died 1843 aged 78 years
  • Hannah, his first wife, died 1798 aged 35 years
  • Deborah, his second wife, died 1833 aged 72 years
  • Hannah, his third wife, died 1835 aged 73 years
  • Sarah Snyder, died 1858 aged 67 years. Wife of Abner VanBenscoten
Transcriptions of Grave Stones in the Old William Snyder Farm Cemetery by Judge William A. Brinkman

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

Transcriptions from 1994 - Source Unknown

21. On the old William Snyder Farm on the Bozenkill Hollow load leading to Lee's Church and west; of the George J. Williamson house, twenty-seven gravestones have inscriptions and twenty-five have no inscriptions. (Now the property of Cari Peterson)

Anna Colliton, died in 1874, aged 64. years

Emma Williamson, died 1871, aged 21 years

Deborah Snyder, died 1896, aged 70 years

Adam Snyder, died 1858, aged 60 years

Betsey Henderson, wife, died 1872, 74 years of age

James Snyder, died 1894, aged 67 years

Elmina Williamson, died 1829, aged 16 years

George Wiliiamson, died 1864, aged 82 years

Mary Williamson, wife, died 1869, aged 78 years

Bemsle Hunt, died 1855, aged 54 years

Eunice Hunt, wife, died 1829, aged 59 years

Peter P. Westfali, died 1891, aged 63 years

Catharine Scott, wife, died 1890, aged 62 years

William A. Westfall, died 1872, aged 11 years

Emmett E. Westfall, died 1862, aged 2 months

Oscar Westfall, died 1855, aged 1 year

Amelia Westfall, died 1853, aged. 7 months

Mary A. Westfall, died 1857, aged 7 months

Henry Henion, died 1876, aged 79 years

Elizabeth Nichols, died 1886, aged 84 years

Andrew Vrooman, died about 1850, aged 75 years

Hannah Vrooman, died about 1852, aged (?)

Hannah Terpening, daughter of Henry, aged 21 years and 10 months

Eunice W. Terpening, wife of Henry, died 1834, aged 30 years

George H. Snyder, died 1843, aged 78 years

Hannah, his first wife, died 1798, aged 35 years

Deborah, his second wife, died 1833, aged 72 years

Hannah, his third wife, died 1835, aged 73 years

Sarah Snyder, wife of Abner VanBenscoten, died 1858, aged 67 years

One stone marked with symbols

1994 - Snyder Farm Burying Ground
1994 - Snyder Farm Burying Ground