Wolven Finch Family Cemetery

Wolven/Finch Family

From, Volume #1, Cemetery Records of Old Burying Grounds in the Town of Catskill 1946-1962. Recorded in May 1962 by Dorothy and Walter Smith. Retyped by Celeste MacCormack.

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On Five Mile Wood Road east side, 1/4 mile north of Bethel Ridge Road. A little ways off road, plot has fence around it.

Jacob Wolven, son of Geofrey and Catharine Wolven died March 25, 1850 aged 49 yrs, 11 mo, 15 days.

Sarah Ann Wolven born Aug 13, 1812 died Oct 5, 1872 aged 60 yrs, 1 mo 22 days.

Cavlin Finch born June 27, 1817 died Feb. 1900.

Wessel Finch born Dec 24, 1821 died Jan 17, 1852.

Hannah Lockwood, wife of Amos J. Finch died Jan 17 1851 aged 63.

C.W     A.W     L.W     L.W.
The above four small stones with just initials on, probably children.

Several other graves with plain blue stone at head and foot.

Postscript: Celeste MacCormack visited the cemetery in November 2000. She reports that the cemetery is located 3/10s of mile in from where Five Mile Wood Rd begins at Bethel Ridge Rd.   On right hand side of road in a few hundred feet in the woods.  There is a foot path that goes by it, footpath blocked at road by pile of dirt. Fence still around cemetery, many broken bottles in it.   Calvin and Wessel's stones broken, on ground in 2 pieces, Sarah's stone was still standing.   Trees are growing within plot. The stones of Jacob Finch and Hannah Lockwood were discovered under the leaf litter and re-erected. 

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