Steere Cemetery     

Steere Cemetery

Located on NYS Rt.8, .1 mile north of village limits of New Berlin.  West side of road about 100 yards up the hill.

Steere, Thomas - died Apr. 11,1845 - Age 64 yrs.
(Steere), Sarah, wife of Thomas Steere - died Dec. 8, 1852 or 62. - Age 70 yrs.

(Steere), Sally M., daughter of Thomas and Sally Steere   died May 8, 1824  Age 9 yrs. 4 mos. and 4 days
"The sin could blight or sorrow fade
Death came with friendly care
The opening bird lo heaven ?"
( rest is lost)

(Steere), Ruzilla  daughter of Thomas and Sally - died Oct.4,1825 - age 3 yrs.11days
"Oh sainted babe and hast thou sought
Thus won thy home in yonder place
And in thy every wish and thought
Purged from the dross that veiled them here"

(Odell), Mrs. Abigail, wife of James Odell and 2nd daut.of Thos. Steere - died June 27, 1827 - age 22yrs.,9mos.,23 days
"Unveil thy bosom faithful lamb
Take this new treasure to thy trust
And give these sacred relics room
To seek a slumber in the dust"

One small stone that had “S” on the left side and “S” on the right side of the stone.

          This cemetery has been restored by Dr. Donald J. Elliott, New Berlin, N.Y. during the summer of 2002
            Submitted by Violet R. Elliott, New Berlin, NY
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