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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.

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Surname Given Name Maiden B - Date D - Date Age Lot# Notes/Comments
ANDREWS Abel H.
1853 23 Apr 1908 51 yr, 10 mo, 3da
His parents were Porter Andrews of VT. and Laura McPharson. Husband of Nettie Grandy. Parents of Gertrude Beach, Grace Parish, Leon Andrews, Florence Lumley, Minnie Harrington.
ANDREWS Nettie GRANDY 12 Oct 1856 Nov 1919

Her parents were John Grandy, born in Canada and Arvilla Gibbs, born in Russell. Wife of Abel Andrews. Hermon records say she was born in 1854. Edwards records give her death as 22 Oct 1918..
BACKUS Nettie J. VAN ORNUM 1865 1900


BEVINS Baby girl


Infant
Daughter of Carl and Edith Bevins.
BEVINS Candy Mary

27 Mar 1968

Daughter of Edwin and Carolyn Bevins.
BEVINS Cynthia


Baby
Daughter of Edwin and Ellen Bevins.
BEVINS Edwin Curtis
1863 1933

Son of Fanny M. Stewart Bevins. Husband of (1) Ellen Madison and (2) Carolyn Bevins.
BEVINS Ellen MADISON 1862 1906

1st wife of Edwin C. Bevins. Mother of Esther Bevins.
BEVINS Esther Jean

7 Oct 1941 Infant
Daughter of Carl and Edith Bevins
BEVINS Evelyn


Infant
Daughter of Carl and Edith Bevins.
BEVINS Fanny STEWART 20 May 1885 27 Sep 1955

Daughter of Samuel Stewart. 2nd wife of Edwin Bevins.
BEVINS June Margaret

20 Nov 1864 Infant
Daughter of Edwin and Carolyn Bevins.
BEVINS Robert




Son of Edwin and Carolyn Bevins.
BOYD Olive FENTON
24 Jun 1965 28 yrs.

BRAYTON Abbie McDANIELS 1850 1918

Wife of Charles Brayton.
BRAYTON Benny Orville
1 Oct 1888 25 Dec 1976


BRAYTON Charles
1851 1934

Husband of Abbie McDaniels.
BRAYTON Grace
1887 30 Apr 1954


BRIDGELAND Marcia Olive
22 Apr 1940 23 Apr 1940

Unmarked grave. Infant of Jay and Jennie Jones Bridgeland.
BRIDGELAND Marcia Olive

23 Apr 1940 infant
Daughter of Jennifer & Jay Bridgeland.
BURT Carroll O.
14 Feb 1857 15 Mar 1865 8yr,1mo,1da.
Son of Orin Burt & Julia Hand. Brother of Cleora Burt Todd.
BURT Lucinda LAWTON 12 Jul 1790 4 Jan 1870

Wife of Rufus Burt.
BURT Rufus
2 Apr 1786 in Vermont 27 Oct 1868 83 yrs.
Husband of Lucina Lawton Bradley.
CHURCH James Henry
30 May 1910 25 Jan 1968

Husband of Myrtle.
CHURCH Myrtle W.

18 Jun 1998

Wife of James Henry Church.
COTTON Anna

26 Oct 1856 43 yrs.
Wife of William Cotton.
COTTON William

28 Nov 1874 65 yrs.
Husband of Anna.
DAVENPORT Madeline S.
1905 1969


DELAND David

1 Feb 1875 80yr, 10mo, 5da.
Husband of Roxanna. Last name may have been spelled "DELAN".
DELAND Roxanna

18 may 1864 67 yrs.
Wife of David Deland
DODDS Anna LUMLEY 1858 1910

Wife of Charles Dodds.
DODDS Charles
1855


Husband of Anna Lumley.
DROWN Clinton




Brother of Lavina Drowns Jones. He lived with Lavina and David Jones. Buried on the Jones lot.
FENTON Ashbel
1863 1934

Husband of Mary Susan VanOrnum. Father of Luke Fenton.
FENTON Beaulah
1954 1955

Daughter of Glen and Marjorie Fenton.
FENTON Cecilia M. PEABODY 15 Apr 1897 11 July 1970

Wife of Luke A. Fenton.
FENTON Edwin C.
1938 1944

Son of George and Florence.
FENTON Ella Nettie
1900 1902

Daughter of Ashbel and Mary Fenton.
FENTON Eva SOPER 1880 1900

Adopted daughter of Ashbel Fenton
FENTON George
1906 1950

Husband of Florence Fenton Hendrick (Denning). Brother of Luke Fenton.
FENTON Glen H.
1921


Husband of Marjorie Simmons. Father of Beaulah.
FENTON Luke A.
1893


Son of Ashbel and Mary Fenton. Husband of Cecilia M.
FENTON Marjorie SIMMONS 1923


Wife of Glen H. Fenton.
FENTON Mary Susan VANORNUM 1863 4 July 1949

Wife of Ashbel Fenton.
FENTON Neva Janice

12 Feb 1941 Infant
Daughter of George and Florence.
FERRIS Esther

May 1863 90 yrs.
Mother of Mrs. Abigail Smith.
GATES Boardman

5 Nov 1865 57yr, 6mo, 7da

GATES Henry "Harry"

18 July 1869 65 yrs.
Husband of Mary "Polly".
GATES Lucien Deloss, called by "Deloss"
1826 6 May 1896

Son of Henry and Polly Gates. In Civil War.
GATES Mary "Polly"

4 Jan 1870 70 yrs.
Wife of Henry "Harry" Gates.
GATES Nelson

26 Nov 1876 64 yrs, 2 mo.
Civil War in Co.K, 106 Regt.
HALL (Infant son)

1924


HALL Alice
1879 1952

Wife of Rollie Hall.
HALL Alvin
1869 1962

Husband of Effie Jones.
HALL Douglas Harold

14 Mar 1942

Infant son of Erwin and Florence Hall.
HALL Edna SHENE 1874 1906

First wife of William Hall.
HALL Effie JONES 1870 21 July 1937

Wife of Alvin Hall. Family bible gives her birth as 1872.
HALL Elam Brooks
1892 1953

Husband of Geraldine. Parents of Rosalyn and Davenport.
HALL Erwin
1901 8 Sep 1977

Husband of Florence Rice. He died at home of a heart attack.
HALL Erwin
17 Oct 1842 25 Oct 1918

He was in the Civil War. Husband of Mary Backus.
HALL Florence RICE 1909


Wife of Erwin Hall.
HALL Frank
1899 1936

He had polio as a child.
HALL Gerald
6 Jun 1918 6 Aug 1966

World war II vet -- Pvt. 3706 Base Unit AAI. Husband of Laura Caswell.
HALL Geraldine
1896


Wife of Elam Hall.
HALL Herbert Erwin
21 Mar 1895 1952

Husband of Lina Watson McGill. Lina married 2nd to Milo Peabody. She is buried with her parents in Gulf Cemetery in Fowler. Lina was born 10 Oct 1891 and died 9 Feb 1970.
HALL Laura CASWELL 1918


Wife of Gerald Hall.
HALL Marvin
15 May 1904 19 Jun 1970


HALL Mary BACKUS 11 Dec 1848 20 Sep 1929

Wife of Erwin Backus. Daughter of William and Alta A. Backus of Heuvelton.
HALL Rollie
1888 1961

Husband of Alice.
HALL William
21 Aug 1867 1942

Brother of Alvin. Father of Herb. First wife was Edna Shene.
HARRINGTON Minnie ANDREWS 23 Aug 1880 28 Jan 1954

Daughter of Abel Andrews. Wife of Ray Harrington.
HARRINGTON Ray B.
10 Aug 1878 19 Dec 1953

Husband of Minnie Andews.
HENDRICK Bert
12 Aug 1885 20 Jan 1965


HENDRICK Florence WOOD 11 Jan 1911 18 May 1974

1st wife of George Fenton (1906-1958). She married 2nd to Denning Hendrick (1906-1965).
JONES (Phoebe) Lavina "Vinie" DROWN 1856 10 Jan 1943

2nd wife of David Anderson Jones. Step mother to Harold A. Jones.
JONES Abraham Lincoln "Lin"
31 Jul 1868 2 Feb 1942

Son of David and Alida Madison Jones.
JONES Charles Madison
1874 1896

Son of David and Alida Jones. He fell on a stick while ice skating and severed his jugular vein, causing his death.
JONES David Anderson
1846 24 Jul 1898

He 1st married Alida Madison. Married 2nd to Lavina Drown Jones.
JONES Harold Alida
23 Aug 1890 3 Dec 1963

Husband of Mary Olive Watson. Father of Jennie Jones Bridgeland, Kermit K.Jones and Harold D.Jones
JONES Harold D.
1926


Son of Harold A. and Mary Olive Jones.
JONES Mary Olive WATSON 24 Feb 1895 19 Mar 1971

Wife of Harold A. Jones.
JONES Warren Levi
15 Sep 1867 21 Feb 1915

Son of David and AlLida Jones. Nickname was "Wat".
LINCOLN Richard Ernest

28 Apr 1942

Son Of Ernest Lincoln.
LUMLEY John

21 Jan 1887 70 yrs.
Born in England or Antigua, West Indies. Husband of Sarah Morrow. Grandparents of Gretchen Todd Gregory and Harrison Lumley.
LUMLEY Sarah MORROW
10 May 1908 75 yrs.
Wife of John Lumley.
MATTHEWS Arlene Maria WHITFORD 1926 6 Jul 1949

Daughter of Bower and Florence Whitford.
McCOLLUM Alida Janet HALL 4 Aug 1890 24 Jul 1974

Daughter of Alvin Hall and Effie G. Jones. Wife of Delmer McCollum.
McCOLLUM Delmar
1888 17 Feb 1952

Husband of Alida Janet Hall. They were adoptive parents of Glenn McCollum.
McCOLLUM Dora Adell "Della"
1874 1887

Daughter of David W. McCollum and Samantha Lucinda Madison. Dora died of diphtheria.
McLEAN Mary HALL 30 Jan 1900 25 Oct 1923

Daughter of Edna and Willam Hall. Wife of John McLean.
McLEAR Viola
1916 5 Nov 1973

Burial in South Edwards Cemetery.
MORRIS Adeline SMITH
26 Oct 1898 74 yr, 11 mo 3 da

MORRIS Clarissa
8 Sep 1796 31 Oct 1887

Wife of Harulin Morris. Her maiden name may have been RALPH.
MORRIS Frances

13 Jun 1854 22 yr, 10 mo, 10 days.
"Daughter of H. And C. Morris" Her name is also on a large monument of her parents Harveline and Clarrissa Morris.
MORRIS Harulin
20 May 1792 18 Jun 1882

Husband of Clarissa.
MORRIS Rondilla "Dilla" WHITFORD
5 Apr 1870 31 yr, 7 mo, 1 da
1st wife of Orville Morris. "We meet and part with those we love, We greet and bide adieu, We part below and meet above, Say shall -- we meet with you".
MULLANEY Barry Dalton
5 Dec 1960 20 Jun 1981

Died in a car accident.
NOBLE Bennie




Unmarked
NOBLE Everette

24 Jul 1876 1 yr, 4 mo, 16 da
Son of B.F. And S.J.
NOBLE Isabella LAIDLAW
7 May 1889 79 yr, 1 mo, 6 da
Wife of James A. Noble.
NOBLE James A.

5 Jun 1867 67 yrs.
He was a native of Scotland. Husband of Isabella Laidlaw.
NOBLE Roy




Unmarked
NOBLE Susanah

29 Jan 1875 45 yr, 10 mo, 16 days.
Daughter of James and Susanah Noble.
PARMALAE Robert E.
1865 1920

Never married. Masonic emblem on his stone.
PARMALEE Babe

12 Feb 1862 5 mo., 15 da.
"Our Babe" Son of Hermon and Laurette Parmalee.
PARMALEE Eddy H.

12 Apr 1861 5 yr., 5 mo.
"We miss thee, Eddy". Son of Hermon and Laurette Parmalee. "He has gone to heaven before us, But he turns and waves his hand, Pointing to the glories O'er us, In that happy spirit land".
PARMALEE Gertie

23 Aug 1871 1 yr., 4 mo.
"Our Little Gertie" Daughter of Hermon and Laurette Parmalee.
PARMALEE Hermon M.
1813 1896

He first married Mary Hill. 2nd married Laurette Ralph.
PARMALEE Laurette RALPH 1832 1912

2nd wife of Hermon Parmalee. They brought up Jane Watson Lumley.
PARMALEE Rosa


18 mo.
"Little Rosa". Daughter of Hermon and Laurette Parmalee.
RALPH Calvin




He probably was the husband of Ophelia K. Whitford.
SHEPARD Frankie HALL



Daughter of Erwin Hall and Mary Backus. Wife of George Shepard.
SHEPARD George

23 Oct 1894 22 yrs.
Husband of Frankie Hall.
SMITH Abial




Husband of Abigail.
SMITH Abigail




Wife of Abial.
SMITH Charles L.

1 Jun 1900 41 yrs.
Son of George and Sarah Smith. Husband of Jesse Carter.
SMITH Elizabeth LUMLEY 1857 1910

Wife of Frank E. Smith. Aunt of Harrison Lumley.
SMITH Frank E.
1856 1900

Son of George and Sarah Smith. Husband of Elizabeth Lumley.
SMITH George

3 Mar 1894 72 yrs.
Husband of Sarah A. Lillie. Edwards Supervisor.
SMITH George F., Jr.

7 Feb 1862 18 yrs.
Son of George Smith and Sarah Lillie.
SMITH George, Jr.

5 Jun 1900 20 yrs.
He died of pneumonia.
SMITH Jesse CARTER



She was adopted by the Carters -- she was born Morrison. Wife of Charles L. Smith. She married 2nd Wesley J. Dodds (1869 - 30 Aug 1949) and lived in Copenhagen.
SMITH Sarah A. LILLIE 25 Mar 1821 30 Sep 1898

Wife of George Smith who died on 3 Mar 1894. Parents of George F. Smith, Jr. And Frank E. Smith.
SOPER Lloyd

1978


THOMPSON Mary R. WEBSTER 1833 1880

Wife of Truman Thompson.
THOMPSON Truman
1827 1894

Husband of Mary R. Webster.
THOMPSON Truman, Jr.


Infant
Son of Truman Thompson and Mary Webster.
VAN ORNUM Abram, Jr.

23 Feb 1851 54 yrs.
Husband of Hannah D. Leonard.
VAN ORNUM Chester L.
30 Dec 1826 6 Jan 1893 66 yr, 7 da.
Husband of Mary E. Nelson.
VAN ORNUM Hannah D. LEONARD
2 Apr 1861 56 yrs.
Wife of Abram Van Ornum, Jr.
VAN ORNUM Ida May

1 Mar 1863 2 yr, 8 mo, 15 da
Daughter of Luke and Phebe VanOrnum.
VAN ORNUM Luke
12 Dec 1832 9 Nov 1895

Husband of Phebe A. Nelson. He was a blacksmith.
VAN ORNUM Mary E. NELSON 25 Feb 1829 15 July 1914

Daughter of Abram Nelson and Sophia Allen. Wife of Chester L. Van Ornum.
VAN ORNUM Phebe A. NELSON 1 Dec 1833 28 Nov 1903

Wife of Luke Van Ornum.
WATSON Frank

8 Jan 1866 2 weeks.
Son of William and Delilah Spink Watson. Delilah was the daughter of Henry Spink and Electa Watkins. Delilah died in Gouverneur on 20 Jun 1904, age 68 yr, 5 mo, 21 da.
WATSON Joseph
1827 1897

Husband of Mary Ann.
WATSON Mary Ann ALLEN 1846 1922

Daughter of (Russell) Asa Allen and Lydia Miner. Wife of Joseph Watson.
WEBB Elizabeth "Libby" BEVINS 7 May 1898 23 Dec 1977

Wife of Alfred Webb.
WHITFORD Abigail SHEPARD 1846 1920

Wife of Pascoe Whitford.
WHITFORD Bower J.
3 May 1880 2 Feb 1964

Husband of Florence M. Hall.
WHITFORD Clyde Ottie
28 Aug 1912 24 Nov 1965

Son of Bower and Florence Whitford.
WHITFORD Edgar
31 Oct 1877 Aug 1947

Isabell Hall's father.
WHITFORD Flora J. IVES 1858 30 Sep 1899

1st wife of Fred M. Whitford. She hanged herself.
WHITFORD Florence M. HALL 1888 1929

Wife of Bower J. Whitford.
WHITFORD Fred M.
1853 1921

Married 1st to Flora J. Ives, married 2nd to Rhoda Jane Woolever.
WHITFORD James Monroe
22 Mar 1823 17 Feb 1857

He drowned. He was the husband of Maria Church.
WHITFORD Ken J.
5 Aug 1906 1948


WHITFORD Kenneth Earl
8 Jul 1883 7 Jul 1963

Son of Pascoe and Abby Whitford.
WHITFORD Margaret PORTER 30 Mar 1926 1966

Wife of Winfred Whitford. Mother of Ronald.
WHITFORD Maria CHURCH 1831 1914

Wife of James M. Whitford.
WHITFORD Mary Jane

28 May 1853 20 yrs.
Daughter of Oliver Whitford and Polly Vanderberg.
WHITFORD Pascoe D.
12 Mar 1836 1 Jul 1907

Husband of Abigail Shepard.
WHITFORD Ronald
1946 1960

Son of Margaret Porter and Winfred Whitford. As a child he slid into the road on his sled and was killed by a car.
WHITFORD Winfred
30 Apr 1917 28 Jul 1973

Husband of Margaret Porter.

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