Red School House Cemertery

Red School House Cemetery


The Red School House Cemetery is located in Lincklaen on the South side of County Road 12C, just West of its junction with County Road 12. It is a small Cemetery of rectangular shape, approximately 80x130 feet. The burial ground was used between 1812 and 1895.

The data presented for this cemetery is extracted (with minor corrections) from the booklet Gone But Not Forgotten, by Thomas Lloyd; it is used with the kind permission of the City of Norwich which had authorized the work. Since the survey was limited to recording the markers and stones present only, Lloyd did not attempt to verify or research the burials. Hence, there are some 3 burials he recorded as "unknown" where either the headstone was missing or unreadable.

In the data given below, a column is included that is headed "location". This is a reference to the author's system of gridlines that is used to identify a unique 20'x20' square area within the cemetery. These locations are included to give the researcher an idea of where a grave is placed in relations to others. A family, for instance, will usually be buried within a small area, whereas others with a similar surname will probably be some distance away. In a similar vein, a husband and wife may share a "double headstone;" families may be listed on monuments, etc.

Name Location Age Date of Death Marker Comment
Benjamin, Betsey N2W2 44 1 Feb 1833 Marble Monument
Benjamin, Charlotte N2W2 30 22 Mar 1812 Marble Monument
Benjamin, Emily N1E1 17 20 Feb 1880 Marble
Benjamin, Huldah N2W2 32 17 Aug 1829 Marble Monument
Benjamin, Samuel N2W2 79 7 Nov 1863 Marble Monument
Benjamin, Hannah N3W2 5 20 Sep 1829 Marble
Brown, Harriet N2W2 16 17 Jan 1850 Marble
Brown, Moses W. N2W2 2 20 Oct 1838 Marble
Brown, Nancy N2W2 10 mo 25 Dec 1828 Marble
Cole, David N3W1 74 5 Feb 1891 Marble
Cole, Mary N2W2 76 25 Jun 1895 Marble
Cole, Mary Ann N2W2 36 12 July 1859 Marble
Samson, Ester W. N1W2 29 20 Sept 1847 Marble
Samson, infant N2W1
1844 Marble
Sahw, Armbnia N3W1 26 13 Jul 1850 Marble
VanDyke, John N1W1 62
VanDyke, Polly N2W1 75
Waleben, Mary C. N2W2 2 mo 21 Jul 1836 Schist
Wales, Edwin L. S2W2 3 28 Aug 1862 Marble Double Stone
Wales, Emmons L. S2W2 1 14 Aug 1852 Marble Double Stone

Unknown N1W2

Unknown N1W2

Unknown N2W2


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