Private Covey Cemetery

Private Covey Cemetery

Located on the James Doherty Farm at the south west corner off the Mile Strip Road and the road running from Nelson through Goff Corners, Watson Hollow, to the Lenox Rural Cemetery at Quality Hill on the Seneca Turnpike, Route 5. In the Township of Fenner, Madison Co., N.Y. In very bad condition. On the 1859 Madison Co. map the farm was owned by B. G. Kinney.

Covey, Amos, died Aug 27, 1884, age 92 years, Revolutionary Settler. - Stone broken flat on ground.
Covey, Lavina, dau of Amos and Abigal Covey, died Nov 12, 1841, age 18 years, 10 mo. 24 days.
Covey, Deacon Amos, died March 10, 1853, age 75 years, 7 mo, 19 days. - Stone flat on ground.
Covey, Soloman, died Aug 9, 1854 age 35 years, 5 mo. - Stone in 2 pieces and lying apart.
Dewitt, Lydia, wife of Cornelius Dewitt, died June 21, 1822, or 1827 - age 33 years. Stone half buried,
Dikeman, Polly, wife of Enoch Dikeman, died June 27, 1821, age 29 yr, 10 mo, 27 days. - Stone flat on ground,
Dikeman, Cornelius, died Feb 21, 1826, age 71 years. - Stone half buried in ground.
Dikeman, Lucy, died Oct 20, 1815, age 63 years.
Dikeman, Cornelius, died May 9, 1813, age 22 years. - Stone flat on ground.
Gates, David, son of Ralph and Betsey Gates, died Aug 11, 1822, age 1 year, 9 mo., 21 days. Stone flat on ground.
Gates, Mary, dau. of Z. W. and A. Gates, died June 22, 1834, age 51 years.
Gates, --- - A broken stone inscribed, His wife died May 24, 1842, age 81 years.
Lounsberry, Thomas, died March, 15, 1813, age 43 years. - Stone broken and on the ground.
Nichols, Samuel, died -- 18th, 1849, age 91 years. Stone on ground. Rev. soldier and service accepted by D.A.R.
Nichols, Hannah, Consort of Samuel Nichols, died Nov 21, 1827, age 71 years. Stone half buried face down.
Phelps, Samuel, died Oct 15, 1826, age 69 years.
Van Vleck, Harmanus, died Feb 17, 1839 age 79 years. - Stone partly buried in ground.
Van Vleck, Abigal, wife of Harmanus Van Vleck, died March 1829, age 66 years. Stone on ground.
Van Vleck, Mary, wife of Harmanus Van Vleck, died Sep 17, 1831, age 61 years. Stone on ground.
Van Vleck, Joseph, died April 13, 1826, age 15 years.
Collected October 7, 1933 by
Mrs. C.R.Baker, Registrar,
Mrs Isabel Lewis,
Mrs. George A. Page, Ex Regent.

Skenandoah Chapter, D.A.R.
Oneida, Madison County, New York.

Scanned and corrected by the late (1999) Douglas J. Ingalls
26 October 1997

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