Users of this web page should note that there have been
some recent changes. Due to the amount of information
contained in the cemetery records, we found that this page
takes an excessive amount of time to load if contained in
one page. We have therefore split the records according
to each cemetery. If you know the burial site of the
individual you are looking for, go to that cemetery by clicking
on the cemetery name. If you don't know the location,
you will have to search each page.
Also, to facilitate the research of the users of these
pages, we are in the process of creating .pdf files for
each page. There will be a link on each page to access
these in standard 8 1/2" x 11" format.
Antwine Burial Site
A private grave located on Antwine family property.
Brayton Cemetery Family
burial ground on NYS Route 58 ... graves of infant Brayton
triplets who died 1859 and 1860. Also buried here
are infants of the Cole and Freeman families. None
of these have traditional stones. They are marked
only with field stones and occasionally decorated by descendants.
This small cemetery is carefully and respectfully tended
by the landowners Gerald Barker and Richard McCormick.
Fairview Cemetery Located
in the village on Hall Road ... Chartered January 16, 1915.
Land was purchased from, or donated by, the Woodcock brothers,
Milo and William. As part of the transaction they
requested that their father and his two wives be moved from
Riverside Cemetery to the new Fairview Cemetery, thereby
making those three the first burials in the Fairview Cemetery.
This cemetery has been expanded in recent years as the need
Gates Cemetery Located
on the River Road ... Land was given by the Gates family with
the stipulation that the cemetery plots were to be used
only by those who resided in that neighborhood and there
was to be no charge for these grave sites. The earliest
marked grave in this cemetery is Mary Jane Whitford who
died May 28 1853.
Payne Cemetery Located
on the Harmon Road off NYS Route 58 ... This cemetery has
also been known as "Creek Burying Ground", then "Harmon
Cemetery", now known as Payne Cemetery. It is
believed to be named for the early settlers, the Payne family,
who owned that land. This cemetery is the site of
the earliest marked grave in the town of Edwards, Lois Rice
Payne, who died February 13, 1828, age 20 years.
Pinney Cemetery Located
on SLC Route 23 ... Small cemetery located near the Pitcairn
town line on farm property. You must reach it by passing
through this farm driveway. Named for the Pinney family
who once owned the farm. Earliest marked grave here is 1832,
an infant son of Isaac and Malinda Bannister.
Located in the village on Church Street ... This burial ground
was established between 1858 – 1865 on land purchased from,
or donated by, Thomas Noble. It was later expanded
by purchase of more land from Mr. Noble along the same street.
Stones dated earlier indicate that original burials were
in the first village cemetery and moved to Riverside Cemetery.
South Edwards Cemetery
Located on SLC Route 23 ... at the edge of Shawville settlement
in South Edwards. The cemetery is comprised of very
sandy soil on a flat area of land before one travels down
the hill into the community. The earliest marked grave
here is that of Angeline Austin who died February 13, 1844,
age 16 years.
burial ground located in South Edwards on SLC Route 23
a steep hill overlooking the valley of South Edwards settlement
on property owned by Alfred and Barbara Fenton. It
is very difficult to reach. A fieldstone wall 15'
by 18' (outside) is about 24" to 30" high and
20" to 28" wide. Sandstone slabs are laid on top
of the wall. This surrounds the graves of the three
Winslow family members. This cemetery is tended by
the Alfred Fenton family. The earliest grave is Ruth
Dunbar Winslow who died January 3, 1835, age 53.