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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.

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Surname Given Name Maiden B-Date D-Date Age Lot # Notes/Comments
ALDRIDGE Rose Burnette
Oct 1946

The dates may be 1866 to 1941.
ALDRIDGE Willie




Rose and Willie also had two children buried here.
BRAYTON Charles S.

27 Jun 1863 18 yrs.

BRAYTON Pauline

11 Jul 1863 22 yrs.

BRAYTON Samantha

23 Sep 1863 20 yrs.

BRAYTON Grant C.
11 Jan 1873 16 Feb 1893

Son of Caleb "Kep" Brayton.
BRAYTON Sophia Stiles
18 Mar 1846 33 yrs.
Wife of Asa Parsons Brayton
BRAYTON Corlantha

30 Jan 1848 10 yrs.
Daughter of Daughter of Asa and Sophia
BURROWS 3 children




Unmarked
EMMOREY William

21 Sep 1883 46 yrs.
Father of Charles Emmorey.
EMMOREY Charles

21 Nov 1834 3 yrs.
Son of William Emmorey.
CLARK Daisie
13 Jan 1906 22 Sep 1967 61 yrs.
Wife of Karl E. Clark.
CLARK Karl E.
2 Aug 1909


Husband of Daisie. Relatives of Ralph Perry.
GOODHEART Charles
1869 25 Oct 1950

Husband of Minnie Fletcher. Father of Frederick.
GOODHEART Minnie Fletcher 1868 1939

Wife of Charles Goodheart. Mother of Frederick.
GREEN Louise

17 Jan 1848 87 yrs.
Wife of Robert Green.
GUILES Burton
1872 Mar 1930

Husband of Emma Hall.
GUILES Emma Hall 1880


Wife of Burton Guiles.
GUILES Roy G.
1906 1915

Son of Burton & Emma Guiles.
GUILES Libbie J.
1907 1909

Daughter of Burton & Emma Guiles.
GUILES Burnard
1912 1913

Son of Burton and Emma Guiles.
GUILES Francis
9 Dec 1915 25 Sep 1971

Son of Burton and Emma Guiles.
HALL William

25 Aug 1889 74yr, 4mo, 15da
Born in Antwerp, NY. Son of Gardner & Lutheria Hall.
HALL Gardner

28 Dec 1842 63 yrs.
Husband of Anney Gardner.
HALL Lydia

2 Mar 1857 2 yrs.
Daughter of B.W. And A.A. (possibly Benj Hall and Aurilla Thomas).
HALL Gardner Austin

10 Dec 1907 82yr, 3mo, 15da
He was unmarried.
HARMON Charles V.
1836 1903

Son of Ebenezer & Phila Vial Harmon. Husband of Maryette Maltby.
HARMON Maryette Matlby 1839 23 Nov 1914

Wife of Charles V. Harmon. They had 3 children: Erwin C., Alice (married Louis McAllister) & Rollie.
HARMON Albert G.
1871 1872

Son of Charles & Maryette Gardner.
HARMON Ebenezer

26 Apr 1878 70yr, 7mo, 15da
Husband of Phila Vial.
HARMON Phila Vial
6 Mar 1893 79yr, 10mo, 20da
Wife of Ebenezer Harmon. Half sister of Nancy Johnson Brown. Mother of Charles V. Harmon.
HALL Benjamin




1st wife - Ann Barker (d 1848), 2nd wife - Amarilla (d 1858), 3rd wife - Elizabeth ???
HARMON W. Porter
15 Oct 1837 19 Apr

Married on 4 Sep 1860 to Nancy Laidlaw. He died in Rome, NY.
HARMON Nancy LAIDLAW 1841 1 Mar 1895

Wife of W Porter Harmon.
HARMON Gertie C

28 Mar 1872 7
Daughter of Charles V and Maryette Harmon
HARMON Hiram

16 Feb 1839 7 mo.

HARMON Emma A

12 Feb 1842 8 mo.

HARMON Altha
1868 19 Jun 1886

Died of spinal meningitis.
HARMON Lillie
1870 18 Nov 1898

Died of pneumonia. The stone says _ "Their Jesus took to dwell with Him in Heaven".
HARMON Paul Osgood -called Osgood
1828 1864

Husband of Mary Elizabeth Titus.
HARMON Mary Elizabeth TITUS 1834 1903

Wife of Paul Osgood Harmon.
HARMON Wesley O.
1854 1868

Son of Paul Osgood and Mary Harmon.
HARMON Wesley

15 Jan 1881 84 yrs.
Husband of Harriet Viall. Father of P. Osgood Harmon.
HARMON Harriet VIALL
10 Feb 1884

Wife of Wesley Harmon. Mother of P. Osgood Harmon.
HERRINGTON Eugene
1844 1922

Husband of Emma Johnson.
HERRINGTON Emma A. JOHNSON 23 Sep 1852 16 Oct 1897

Wife of Eugene Herrington.
INGRAHAM Edwin H.
1870 1911

His mother was Mary E. Titus Harmon. Husband of Bertha E. Cleland.
INGRAHAM Bertha E. CLELAND 1871 1932

Wife of Edwin Ingraham.
INGRAHAM Mary
1895 1932

Daughter of Edwin and Bertha Ingraham.
INGRAHAM John

1912

Son of Edwin and Bertha Ingraham.
INGRAHAM Clarence C.
1894 1896

Son of Edwin and Bertha Ingraham. Buried in Riverside Cemetery.
INGRAHAM Robert
1899 7 Feb 1919

Son of Edwin and Bertha Ingraham. Murdered by his step father.
INGRAHAM Elmer
1908 1924

Son of Edwin and Bertha Ingraham.
INGRAHAM Aubrey J.
1905 9 Nov 1934

Son of Edwin and Bertha Ingraham.
INGRAHAM George




He was the 2nd husband of Mary Titus Harmon.
INGRAHAM Flora




Daughter of George Ingraham & Mary Titus Harmon.
JOHNSON Charles
26 Feb 1785 20 Apr 1847 63 yrs.
Born in Brookfield, MA. Husband of Rachel Pratt.
JOHNSON Rachel PRATT 15 May 1787 20 Jun 1860 73yr, 1mo, 5da
Born in Willsboro, NY. Wife of Charles Johnson. She was married before to Sampson Vial.
JOHNSON Warren W.
1 Dec 1823 4 Jun 1883 59yr, 7mo,
Son of Charles & Rachel Johnson. Husband of Hanna Maria Merrill.
JOHNSON Hannah Maria MERRILL
6 May 1890 66 yrs.
Wife of Warren W. Johnson.
JOHNSON Charles Vial
1849


Husband of Francelia A. Laidlaw.
JOHNSON Francelia A. LAIDLAW 1853 1931

Adopted daughter of John & Althe Laidlaw. Wife of Charles Vial Johnson.
JOHNSON Ruth Vaughn (Vaune)
1890 1903

Daughter of Charles V & Francelia Johnson.
JOHNSON Mabel E.
1888 1890

Daughter of Charles V & Francelia Johnson.
JOHNSON Ola
1881 1933

Daughter of Charles V & Francelia Johnson.
KELSEY Emily PAYNE
10 Jan 1867 33yr, 6mo.
Wife of Orville Kelsey.
KILBOURN Maude Theresa
4 Jun 1887 13 Jun 1958


KILBOURN Raymond O.
7 Aug 1885 6 Sep 1960


LAIDLAW John Wallace
1829 25 Oct 1897

Son of Thomas Laidlaw & Elizabeth Blood. Husband of Althe Harmon.
LAIDLAW Althe HARMON 23 Jul 1830 28 Apr 1906

Daughter of Wesley Harmon & Harriet Vial. 1st married John W. Laidlaw, 2nd Milton Thompson.
LAMPSON Effie HANSON
1910

Wife of _____________ Hanson.
MASSEY Pete




Also two infants -- unmarked.
MAYBEE John

7 Aug 1887 57yr, 10 da.
"At Rest" Husband of Fanny E. Cook. "Dearest father, thou hast left us, here thy loss we deeply feel
MAYBEE Fannie E. COOK
May 13

Wife of John H. Maybee.
McKEE James Frederick, Jr.

20 Oct 1863 4yr, 3mo.
Son of James McKee & Salome Brayton.
McKEE Salome BRAYTON
17 Oct 1863 26 yrs.
Wife of James McKee (Sr.)
MILLER Volney
1852 1931

Husband of Mina Hall.
MILLER Elmina (Mina) HALL 1859 1945

Wife of Volney A Miller.
MILLER Volney Dale
22 Jan 1894 Mar 1949

Son of Volney (Sr.) & Mina Hall.
MURRAY Dr. Charles

26 Mar 1914 82yr, 3mo, 20da
They had daughters - Flossie, Anna, Mary, Addie, Katie & son Willie. All buried elsewhere.
MURRAY Mrs Charles

21 Oct 1906


NOTT Lutheria

2 Feb 1860 67 yrs.
Her 1st husband was Gardner Hall. Her 3rd husband was Guy Earl.
PAYN Nehemia

1 Sep 1865 71yr, 5mo.
Husband of Lois Rice and later Cynthia Streeter.
PAYN Lois RICE
14 Feb 1928 35yr, 4mo.
Wife of Nehemiah Payn. She has the oldest marked grave in Edwards.
PAYN Cynthia STREETER
4 Mar 1883 71yrs.
Wife of Nehemiah Payn.
PRATT William

9 July 1869 78 yrs.
Brother of Rachel Johnson. Husband of Amanda.
PRATT Amanda

3 Mar 1850 51 yrs.
Wife of William Pratt.
PRATT Abel
27 Oct 1757 15 Dec 1840

Revolutionary War Veteran. Husband of Rachel Payne.
PRATT Rachel Payne 1758/1759 15 Sep 1842 84 yrs.
Wife of Abel Pratt.
RICE Abner

1 Mar 1848 53 yrs.
Elizabeth Pratt.
RICE Elizabeth "Betsy" PRATT
8 Oct 1882 84 yrs.
Wife of Abner Rice.
RICE Leta Chapin 1881 1903     Wife of Nelson Rice.
RICE Nelson
1877 28 Nov 1938

Unmarked.
SCHUYLER Nancy O'NEIL
31 Dec 1886 89 yrs.
Wife of Anthony Schuyler, "Asleep in Jesus". Presume her husband is buried here also.
SHAW Noah
7 Sep 1755 10 May 1828

Rev War Vet. Husband of Rachel Buyss.
SHAW Rachel BUYSS 22 May 1763 19 Jul 1839 79 yrs.
Wife of Noah Shaw.
SOPER Willis
1911



SOPER Meta MILLER 1918 1983


SOPER Sherwood Albert

July 1959

Son of Stewart Soper and Betty Roberts.
SOPER George
22 Feb 1886 22Feb 1967

Father of Willis & Bruce. Wife Ada 1888-1966 buried in Hermon.
SOPER Stephanie

20 Jul 1969


SOPER Brenda Lee

Dec 1958

Daughter of Bruce Soper.
SHEPPARD Elizabeth

13 Apr 1862 34yr, 9mo, 23da.
Wife of Orange N. Sheppard.
SPEARANCE





Unmarked
STILES Charles

29 Jan 1858 70 yrs.
Husband of Sophia
STILES Sophia STEVENS
19 Feb 1868 78 yrs.
Wife of Charles.
STILES Ephraim

22 Aug 1844 83yrs.
Husband of Esther Mosely.
STILES Esther MOSELY
20 Nov 1843 83 yrs.
Wife of Ephraim Stiles.
TAYLOR Sidney
1895 25 May 1951

Husband of Alberta.
TAYLOR Alberta M.
1897 21 Sep 1967

Wife of Sidney Taylor.
TAYLOR Lyle P.
1919 27 Jan 1940

Son of Sidney and Alberta.
VAN ORNUM A.W.

7 Mar 1851 7yr, 8mo.
Child of Sardine S. Van Ornum & Eunice Harmon.
VAN ORNUM A. P.

23 Mar 1851 13 days.
Child of Sardine S. Van Ornum & Eunice Harmon.
WARD Jasper "Jap"
10 Aug 1852 4 Mar 1915

Husband of Nila Hall.
WARD Vanila "Nila"
1855 23 Jun 1934

Wife of Jasper Ward.
WARD Clarence
1891 30 Jul 1946

Son of Jasper & Nila.
WARD Earle
20 Jun 1901 1 Oct 1910

Son of Jasper & Nila.
WARD Leonard




Son of Jasper & Nila.
WEST Bill




Unmarked.

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