Williams Family Burying Ground

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Location

1/2 Mi. N of the hamlet of Knox on Knox Cave Road, on land once owned by Nicholas Chesebro[1] and then Stanley Williams[2] in the 19th Century. Knox Cave Road which was owned by Mr. Grennan in 1977.[3]

Description

Transcriptions

  • Eunice Beeman, d. 18 Jul 1851, Age 39
  • Rev. William Brown, born Oct. 24, 1758, died Apr 25, 1834, Age 75 yrs., 6 mo. 1 day[2]
  • His wife Mary Chesebro Brown , died Jan 18 1834, Age 73 yrs.[2] (wife of Rev. William Brown)
  • His daughter Priscilla Brown, died Mar 25 1832, Aged 30 yrs.[2]
  • Lydia Lanos, d. 11 Aug 1820, Age 81
  • [Mary] Tracy d. 1839, Age 6, daughter of William E. [Elnathan] and Hannah [Brown] Tracy[4]
  • Allen Tracy, d. 18 Apr 1843, Age
  • Mary Williams, d. 25 April 1821, Age 53
  • Eliakim Williams, d. 11 Mar 1827, Age 62

Transcriptions from 1994 - Source Unknown

5. On the old Stan Williams Farm, on the east side of Knox Cave Road

Sacred to the memory of Eliakim Williams, who departed this life March 11th, All 1827, aged 62 years

Here lies a husband and a neighbour kind
A sincere Christian and a faithful friend
Blest is the man whose virtues never cease
His life is (illegible) and his end is peace

In memory of Mary Williams, consort of Eliakim Williams, who departed this life April 25, 1821, in the 53rd year of her age

Farewell my friends, while time shall last
Our conflicts here will soon be past
My Savior beckons me away
To dwell with him in endless day

Rev. William Brown, died April 25, 1834, aged 75 years, 6 months and 1 day

Mary Chesebro, wife of Rev. William Brown, died Jan. 15, 1634, aged 73 years, 1 month and 21 days

Pricilla, daughter of William & Mary Brown, died March 25, 1832, aged 30 years, 5 months, 26 days

Eunice Beeman, died July 18, 1851, aged 39 years, 3 months, and 5 days

In memory of Lydia Lanos, who died Aug. 11th, 1820, aged 81 years and 1 month

3

(illegible), daughter of William E. and Hannah Tracy, died (illegible) 1839, aged 6 years, 1 month & 26 days

Allen, died April 18, 18h.3 (on the same stone as above)

1994 - Williams Family Burying Ground
1994 - Williams Family Burying Ground

Sources

  1. History of the County of Albany]]
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Old Hellebergh
  3. Knox Sesquicentennial
  4. Ancestry.com