imageLane Cemetery

Town of Caroline, Tompkins Co., NY
Located on White Church Road
About 1/2 mile from the intersection of White Church Road & Coddington Rd.
         On a knoll on the left side of the road coming from Brooktondale,
going toward Coddington Rd, about four and a half miles from Brooktondale.

(Also known as White Church Cemetery & Hoose Cemetery)

Map (MapQuest)

  This cemetery is now as complete as possible.
Records are from walking this cemetery to record headstone
inscriptions by JanMarie and Cathy Knauff on Aug. 23, 1999,
then again July 25, 2000.  There were some headstones that were unreadable,
also places that appeared to be unmarked graves.
Some of the burial updates are from a record book kept by the Town of Caroline until Nov. of 1959.
This record book listed Name, death date, place of burial.  When used it is so noted.
In this town record this burial place is named Lane Cemetery, White Chapel, White Church, and Hoose Cemetery.

Notes: Please use as a guide only!
Rice, Polly H.,  1819 - 1901  [Mother we miss thee]  A Polly Stevens married a Henry Rice, by Jacob Willsey on Dec. 25, 1840.
Rice, Mary M., d. July 5, 1884 age 36 yrs. Gone but not forgotten
Rice, Joel d. June 10, 1928 burial per Town of Caroline death and burial records.  No headstone was found for this person.
Eravy, Reuben 1878 - 1914 Reuben J. Ervay died Nov. 21, 1914 (per Town of Caroline death and burial records for the years of  1914-1958)
Eravy, Clinton 1902 - 1906 -
Eravy, Mamie 1875 - 1960 mother of Vern Eravy.  Mamie had a twin sister Ida who married Charlie Foote.
Eravy, Vern 1905 - 1941 found in the Town of Caroline death and burial records, Clayton Vern Ervay, died May 17, 1941, believe this to be the same person.

Parker, Dwain E. 1870 - 1943 Dwain Edward, Sept 12, 1870 died July 18, 1943, per Town of Caroline death and burial records.
Parker, Cora S. his wife 1870 - 1939 Per Town of Caroline, death and burial records: Mrs. Cora Parker died Aug. 28, 1939, burial-Lane Cemetery.  Cora Schooley, born June 13, 1870, died Aug. 28th 1939, married Dec. 23, 1897

Austin, Sylvester died July 8, 1850
aged 65 yrs., 1 mo., 20 dys.
When sinking in the arms of death, To Heaven he raised his eye, And calmly yielded up his breath,For Joys above the sky.  (Per the diary of Jacob Willsey, Silvester Austin died July 8, 1850, aged 65 yrs., he died quite sudden, buried the 9th)
Austin, Sarah,
wife of Sylvester Austin, 
died April 19, 1849 aged 58 yrs. Sarah North, daughter of Oresimus & Jane (Merryhugh) North
Austin, Lovina, 
d/o Sylvester & Sarah Austin 
died May 16, 1836 
aged 15 yrs., 2 months 8 dys
Note: slightly different from the old reading: 
AUSTIN, Lovina, d/o Sylvester & Sarah AUSTIN d. Aug. 16, 1838 ae 15yr
Austin, Sarah C., 
wife of Ambrose Austin, 
died April 27, 1853 
aged 28 yrs., 7 months 16 dys.
b. Sept 11, 1824, dau. of Andrew & Elizabeth (Cheeseman) Hamilton - Ambrose was born 12 Feb 1821 died 17 Dec 1899 in Hazelton, Shiawassee Co, MI. He married 2nd to Matilda A. Battiece in 1864
Austin, Vinson L.,
s/o Ambrose & Sarah C. Austin 
died Feb. 2, 1845
age 10 months, 15 days.
*see note at bottom of page for information on Austin burials.  (In the diary of Jacob Willsey, he wrote a child of Ambrose Austin died Feb. 2, 1848 with measles, the date of 1845 may be in error.  Headstone is worn and hard to read.

Fuller, Wm. H., born July 24, 1818 
died Sept. 25, 1898
Fuller, Sarah A., 
wife of Wm. H. Fuller 
died May 30, 1882 
aged 59 yrs., 10 mos, 10 dys.
Servant of God, Well done, 
Thy glorious warfare past, 
The battles fought,
the victory won, 
And thou art crowned at last
Fuller, Abel B.,  died Sept. 24, 1870, 
aged 78 yrs.
Fuller, Elizabeth P.,
wife of Abel B. Fuller
died May 31, 1874
aged 70 yrs.
Fuller, Sarah, 
wife of Abel Fuller
died Nov. 30, 1838 
aged 87 yrs.
Fuller, Robert C., died May 4, 1900 
aged 62 yrs.,
Co. K. 26th NY Vol.

Eastman, Jane E., 
d/o Zebina & Eleanor Eastman 
d. April 24, 1848 
age 23 yrs., 8 mo, 9 dys.

Fuller, Jacob C., died June 1, 1901 
aged 71 yrs.,
Veteran - G. A. R.
Fuller, Lydia J., his wife  died March 11, 1915 
aged 82 yrs.

Johnson, Sarah Ann, 
wife of Charles W. Johnson 
died Dec. 9, 1844
aged 18 yrs., 6 mo. 
Tread softly near this ? mound, A rose perfume his hallowed ground, May garlandsdeck and mortals rise,  To guard the grave where Sarah lies.
[d/o Sanford and Sally Stevens] Her headstone was broken in July of 2000.)

Tucker, Wm.,  born April 4, 1821 
died Feb. 15, 1898
son or Alanson Tucker
Tucker, Nancy M., his wife  born Dec. 4, 1823
died Nov. 27, 1893
Nancy Bogardus, daughter of Ephraim Nanning & Keturah Van Meter Bogardus.   

Inman, Flora, 
wife of James E. Inman  & dau. of H. E. & R. A. Baker 
died June 3, 1889 age 19 yrs. -
Inman, Alice, 
daughter of Flora Inman, 
died Dec. 7, 1889
age 1 year, 6 mo. 
(broken stone)

Sanford, Lilly M., 
daughter of H. D. and Mary Sanford 
died July 28, 1876 
age 10 mo. 
(stone not found in 2000)

Pellam, Harlon E., 
s/o A. P. & Emmeline Pellam 
died Nov. 17, 1860,
8 yrs., 6 mo., 24 dys.
Pellam, Harrison D., 
s/o A. P. & Emmeline Pellam 
died Nov. 21, 1860, 
aged 6 yrs., 3 mo., 22 dys.
Note: slightly different from the old reading: 
PELLAM, Harrison D., 
s/o A. P. & Emeline PELLAM 
d. Nov. 25, 1860 ae 6y 3m

Mix, Loretta
wife of John Mix
died Dec. 20, 1854 
age 24 yrs., 6 months, 19 dys.
By death removed from early scenes, I slumber in the dust, And leave my family and friends,  In God alone to trust
(note: Loretta Austin)
Mix, Henry born July 11, 1826 
died July 16, 1864 
Civil War
(note: son of Jonathan C. MIX  & Sally A. STEVENS)
Mix, Laura, his wife  born May 17, 1829 
died April 6, 1892
Dear parents, 
thou hast left us, 
Here your lose we deeply feel,
But tis God that hath ? us, 
He can all our sorrows heal.
(note: Laura Hoose)
Mix, Percy, 1859 - 1930 died April 26, 1930
Mix, Charles, 1854 - 1917 Record found of Charles E. Mix who died Sept. 28, 1916, and buried in Lane Cemetery, per Town of Caroline death and burial records.
Mix, Ida, 1879 - 1962 -

Stevens, Horace died Sept. 30, 1876 
age 39 yrs., 4 months, 23 dys.
Weep not for him who now at rest, Where care and pain no more annoy, Has reached the Heaven of the blest, And realized immortal joy (son of Levi & Elizabeth Stevens)
Stevens, Highland,
s/o Horace & Augusta Stevens
died Oct. 16, 1865 
age 13 months, 8 dys
Stevens, Mary A., 
d/o George & Mary Stevens
died Feb. 25, 1869 
age 7 yrs., 8 months
Stevens, Levi, died June 25, 1881 
age 73 yrs.
[Headstone is broken in half]
1880 Census for Willseyville, Tioga Co., have Levi age 72, Elizabeth age 69, Augusta (dau-in-law) age 33, Frank ae 13 a grandson, Albert ae 8 a grandson.  (LDS records gives his birth place as: Green, Chenango, Co., NY in 1807) 
Stevens, Elizabeth, 
wife of Levi Stevens 
died Jan. 3, 1893 
age 81 yrs., 11 months
LDS Records have Elizabeth Sawyer married Levi Stevens about 1832. In a record at the Spencer Town clerk's office there is Elizabeth Sawyer daughter of John & Elizabeth Sawyer, born 1811 died Jan. 3, 1892 age 81 yrs., it is listed she married a Mr. Stevens, and was buried near Slaterville, NY.  This would make her a sister to Henry Sawyer also buried in this cemetery.
Stevens, Harmon D., 1855 - 1934 believed to be the son of William & Nancy Boyce Stevens
Stevens, Alice M. [Sawyer], 
his wife 
1859 - 1924 Daughter of Warren & Abbie Spear Sawyer.
Stevens, David,  born Jan. 28, 1828
died June 8, 1907
Note: slightly different from the old reading: 
STEVENS, David  Jan. 28, 1828 - Jan. 8, 1907
Stevens, Sarah Sawyer
his wife 
born Nov. 20, 1833 
died March 31, 1903
daughter of Henry & Hannah Stephens Sawyer
Stevens, James born Jan. 15, 1810 
died Oct. 10, 1898 
[note: came to Caroline 1818 born Hudson, Green Co., NY] son of William & Huldah Dann Stevens
Stevens, Clarissa
wife of James Stevens 
born Dec. 16, 1819 
died Mar. 26, 1874
Note:  Clarissa Lee - Their children were: Louisa, Charles, Harrison, Ira, Fedilia, Melissa, Martha,and Jane. (a Marcelus W., was also a son)
Stevens, Marcelus W., 
son of: James W. & Clarissa Stevens 
died Sept. 24, 1855
age 3 yrs., 10 months 19 days
Stevens, Sanford Jr.,  born Feb. 8, 1814 
died Dec. 29, 1860
note: His headstone reads, died Dec. 29, 1860 ae 47 yrs.
Sanford Stevens Jr. married Maria Haskins
daughter of Abraham and Rachel (Marcile) Haskins]
Stevens, Harriet died  Nov. 15, 1871, 
age 74 yrs
dau. of  William Huldah (Dann) Stevens
born Nov. 10, 1800 in Conn.
Stevens, Lieueldon died  July 7, 1871 or 1877
aged 38 yrs., 9 mo., 20 days
There is but one step between us and death, We are young but we must die, Perhaps our latter end is nigh, Lord, mayearly seek thy face, And find in Christ our Heavenly peace.
Stevens, Samuel died Oct. 18, 1876 
age 75 yrs., 11 months, 8 dys
son of 
William Huldah (Dann) Stevens
born Nov. 10, 1800 in Conn.
Stevens, Louisa,  wife of Samuel Stevens, died  Sept. 17, 1837 
age 26 yrs., 2 months, 3 days
Note: Mrs. Louisa Bracy 
born July 14, 1811
Married 1st Mr. Bracy
Stevens, Reuben D.,  1881 - 1941 Town of Caroline death and burial records, death date as June 19, 1941.  1920 Caroline census records lists Ruben D. Stevens age 38 yrs., living with Harmon D. and Alice Stevens, they are listed as his parents.  (Draft Registration card: Reuben DeWitt Stevens: Son of Harmon & Alice Sawyer Stevens)

Unmarked grave - -
Unmarked grave  - Marked with a flag

Niver, Mary born Sept. 11, 1811 
died Dec. 26, 1891 

Grandmother, we miss thee

Bogardus, Lida 1877 - 1938 Town of Caroline death and burial records lists Lida Bogardus Foote died Feb. 21, 1938, may be the same person.
Bogardus, Alvin 1845 - 1942 Per Town of Caroline death and burial records: d. March 30, 1942
Bogardus, Elder Charles 1843 - 1925
son of Calvin & Maria Merrill Bogardus
Bogardus, Frances Lane 
his wife 
1846 - 1926 -
Bogardus, Calvin - At Rest died Nov. 10, 1869
aged 52 yrs., 6 mo. 27 days.
He is gone to rest, our father dear,  Why should we mourn or shed a tear?  He's free from sorrow, grief and pain,  Why should we  wish him back again?
Bogardus, Maria,
wife of Calvin Bogardus, 
died Aug. 15, 1855
aged 31 yrs., 5 months
[note; Maria Merrill, 
daughter of Marlin and Eunice (Stevens) Merrill
born March 14, 1824 - she had
three children: Charles, Ira, and Salome Bogardus] 
Bogardus, James A.,
s/o Calvin & Amy M. Bogardus
died Sept. 23, 1875 
age 14 yrs., 9 months, 27 dys.
Our Jimmie is dead and gone and we are left to weep and mourn, Oh do rest one, you would stay but in a moment snatched away.
[Note: 10 year difference from the old reading:
BOGARDUS, James A., 
s/o Calvin & Amy M. BOGARDUS 
d. Sept. 23, 1875 ae 4y 9m 27d (this is not correct, the correct age at death is 9 yrs.)
Bogardus, L. N.,  1819 - -
Bogardus, Rachel Ann, 
wife of N. Bogardus
1824 - 1897 -
Bogardus, Mary,  1860 - 1863 -
Bogardus, Ellick E. 1854-1863 -
Bogardus, Mary C., 
d/o Lanning & Rachel Bogardus 
d. July 21, 1862 
aged 8 or 3 yrs., 6 mo  21 dy
Gone when young and full of promise, Youngest darling, lovely one,  Life without thee,  O How lonely, last line unreadable (I believe that Lanning may be Nanning)

Ebert, Eliza, 
wife of John Ebert 
died July 4, 1863 
aged 53 yrs., 3 mo.
[age unreadable July of 2000]
Ebert, Amy  died Sept. 14, 1881 
age 74 yrs., 8 mo., 14 dys.
Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord for they rest from their labors and their works do follow them.

[Amy Emma Stevens was born 1 Jan 1807. daughter of William Stevens & Huldah Dann. 
Amy married Abraham Lane, and married 2nd to John Ebert] 
[dates headstone were unreadable in July of 2000]

Beard, George H. 1870 - 1908 -
Beard, Bertha Bogardus
his wife 
1877 - 1944 wife of George H. Beard.  Bertha Beard died Aug. 11, 1944 - per Town of Caroline death and burial records.  She was a World War I Red Cross worker. 

Lane, Richard C. died July 2, 1872
age 83 yrs.
Lane, Eaedy, 
wife of Richard C. Lane 
died Feb. 16, 1848 
age 54 yrs., 6 months 15 days.
Partner dear and children near, Weep not for me but pray, This dust shall rise above the skies, In the last coming day
Lane, Naoma Ann born 1818 died 1905 she may have been a daughter of Richard Lane, 1850 Caroline census she is living in his household.
Lane, Jacob born April 3, 1820 
died May 25, 1906
Lane, Sarah, his wife  born Jan. 3, 1823
died Feb. 11, 1890
Spaulding, Leonard died Aug. 24, 1861 
age 42 yrs., 8 mo.
Note: son of William & Eunice COWELL SPAULDING
born 24 Dec 1817 
Spaulding, Catharine, 
wife of Leonard Spaulding
died Nov. 9, 1875
aged 60 yrs., 13 days
Note: Catharine Lane married  23 Nov 1845 

Benjamin, John died June 15, 1841 
age 57 yrs
[note Dora Worden's records has date of June 17, 1846]
Benjamin, Franklin, 
son of John & Eliza Benjamin 

died May ? 1818 or 1848

(inscription hard to read)

Hoose, Charles W. died April 25, 1872, 
age 68 yrs., 1 month 1 day
[broken headstone]
Hoose, Nancy,
wife of Charles Hoose
died Sept. 27, 1852 
age 50 yrs., 4 months, 2 days.
Children dear, assemble here, 
A mother's grave to see; 
Not long ago I dwelled with thee, But soon you'll be dwell with me.
Hoose, Charles born April 2, 1830
died Aug. 21, 1908
Hoose, Lucinda, his wife  born Nov. 6, 1840 
died Sept. 17, 1891
 Lucinda (Griffin)
Hoose, Frank 1867 - 1940 -
Hoose, Ida A. 1876 - 1934 -
Hoose, Harrison born July 2, 1840 
died May 12, 1920
Hoose, Mary Sarson, his wife born Sept. 8, 1848 
died June 6, 1910
Hoose, Mary, 
wife of Joseph Franks 
born April 18, 1833 
died June 24, 1907
Franks, Joseph born at Newcastle, England,
May 28, 1828 died Dec. 13, 1885

Whitley, Andrew J. 1825 or 1826 - 1908 -
Whitley, Susan Hoose,
his wife 
1825 - 19__ -

Schooley, Nathaniel d. Apr. 6, 1890 
aged 66 yrs.
(His first wife was Matilda Sawyer,daughter of Henry & Hannah Stephens Sawyer, who died May 28th 1857, believe she is also buried here)
Schooley, Juliaett Myers, 
wife of Nathaniel Schooley 
died April 4, 1912 
aged 80 yrs.
[At Rest]
Schooley, Edmund born Nov. 22, 1854 
died Nov. 27, 1907
Note: He married Josephine Elizabeth Owen, born Dec. 31, 1854 at Bolivar, N. Y.
He died November 27, 1907, in the town of Candor, Tioga Co., N. Y. His wife, Josephine Owen Schooley, died August 3, 1929, in the town of Candor, Tioga Co., N.Y. They had born to them, three children: William, Charles, Elbert
Schooley, Josephine,
wife of Edmond Schooley,
born Dec. 31, 1854
died Aug. 3, 1929
Town of Caroline death and burial records list record of Josephine Downing being buried in this cemetery, death date is Aug. 3, 1929, may be same person.

Merrell, Eunice 
wife of Marlin Merrill
died Jan. 6, 1870 
age 71 yrs., 3 mo, 25 days 
[b. Sept. 12, 1798 stone no longer readable] 
Note: daughter of William Stevens and Huldah Dann
[Her toils are past, her work is done,And she is fully blest, She fought the fight,
the victory won,  And enters into rest]
Merrell, Marlin born July 11, 1800 
died Nov. 2, 1888 
[Also spelled Merrill] son of Cabel & and Hannah Carrington Merrill.  He married on Sept. 17, 1820 to Eunice Stevens. Their children were: Maria, Alvin, James, Ira, and Marlin.
Merrell, James Nelson, 
son of 
Alvin & Augusta (Haskins) Merrell
died Nov. 2, 1856 
age 7 months 18 dys.
[Also spelled Merrill]
Merrell, Mary Jane,
d/o Alvin & Augusta (Haskins) Merrell
died Aug. 17, 1855 
age 1 yrs., 10 mo., 25 days.
This lovely bud, so young and fair, Called home by early doom, Came to show how sweet a flower,In Paradise could bloom
Merrill, Marlin Nelson 1834 - 1883 [Son of Marlin and Eunice (Stevens) Merrill]
born 27 May 1834 
died 23 Feb 1883
Merrill, Ann E. Lyon
his wife (wife of Marlin) 

1836 - 1913
Ann Eliza LYON 
b. 1 MAY 1836 d. 14 FEB 1913
Jacob S. & Abigail(Sission)LYON
Merrill, Dorothy, 
daughter of 
John J. & Ina S or B. MERRILL
born Mar. 2, 1900 
died Feb. 11, 1904
May be the daughter of John J. Merrill, son of John & Ann Lyon Merrill & Ina B. Sawyer his wife.

Stanley, John N. 1829 - 1899 -
Stanley, Maria E., 
wife of John N. Stanley
1833 - 1906 later wife of D. B. McWhorter
Stanley, William L., 
son of J. N. & M. E. Stanley
died Feb. 13, 1881
aged 19 yrs., 8 mo., 22 days
Stanley, Melvin A.,
s/o  J. N. & M. E. Stanley
died Feb. 9, 1881 
aged 12 yrs., 3 mo., 23 days

Sawyer, Henry died Jan. 18, 1884 
age 76 yrs.
A light from our house is gone, A voice we loved is stilled, A place is vacant in our hearts, That never can be filled.  He married 2nd to Asenanth, who was living with the Rice family after his death, relationship, an Aunt.
Sawyer, Hannah,
wife of Henry Sawyer
died May 10, 1876 
age 69 or 65 yrs
She's gone to rest, Our mother dear,  Why should we mourn or shed a tear? She's free from sorrow, grief and pain,  Why should we wish her back again?
Sawyer, Mary A. 
dau. of W. and A. Sawyer
died March 10, 1886 
aged 17 yrs., 1 month, 3 days
We loved her (daughter of Warren & Abigail Speer Sawyer)
Sawyer, Fred B. 1864 - 1923 died Aug. 28, 1923 - per Town of Caroline death and burial records. (son of Warren & Abigial Speer Sawyer)
Sawyer, Hettie Schooley, 
his wife 
1867 - 1951 daugther of Nathaniel & Juliette Meyers Schooley
Sawyer, George H.,
son of F. B. & Hettie Sawyer
died Nov. 20, 1900 
age 13 yrs.
One less at home, the charmed circle broken, A dear face missed day by day from its usual place, But cleansed, saved, perfected by grace, 
One more in heaven

Barto, Benjamin B. born April 5, 1812 
died March 10, 1900
He has gone, our father dear,
Why should we mourn or shed a tear? He's free from sorrow, grief and pain, Why should we wish him back again?
Barto, Ruth Anne born Feb. 17, 1831
died Nov. 21, 1884 
[The base of stone is broken]
Barto, Sarah M. born March 5, 1863 
died July 12, 1883 
Gone, but not forgotten

Sawyer, Sarah L., 
wife of S. O. Sawyer 
died Dec. 7, 1831 or 1833 
age 24 yrs., 2 mo., 25 days
Sawyer, Warren 1834- 1917 died Dec. 15, 1917 per town of Caroline Death and Burial records. (son of Henry & Hannah Stephens Sawyer)
Sawyer, Abba Speers
his wife
no death date on headstone Town of Caroline death and burial records lists: Abbie Sawyer died May 7, 1927, buried in Lane Cemetery.  She is living with her daughter (Alice Stevens) in 1920 age 80 yrs.

Tinker, Martin Buel Jr.,
MD Colonel, 
born March 6, 1906 
died July 2, 1982 

Medical Corps US Army WWII
Tinker, Mary Davis Ridgeway,
born Oct. 24, 1908 - -
Ridgeway, Joseph D. 1862 - 1943 Per Town of Caroline death and burial records: Joseph D. Ridgeway died Dec. 22, 1943.
Ridgeway, Walter 1875 - 1948 Per Town of Caroline death and burial records: Walter Ridgeway died May 6, 1948
Ridgeway, Prue,
his wife 
1882 - 1967 -
Ridgeway, Walter Joseph,
s/o Walter & Prue Ridgeway
1910 - 1916 died Sept. 28, 1916

Lawrence, Jane (Ridgway)
born Sept. 8, 1917 
died [no death date]
married Jan. 3, 1942
Lawrence, William Mason born Oct. 2, 1918 
died Aug. 6, 1998

Littleton, Joan Mary Lawrence 1943 - 1969 -

Stevenson, Leonard J. 1886 - 1951 died Aug. 17, 1951 - per Town of Caroline death and burial records.
Stevenson, Mary  P. 1891 - 1979 -
Stevenson, Robert L. born Sept. 23, 1920
died Aug. 16, 1995
Stevenson, Edith L. born April 21, 1880 
died Aug. 29, 1969

Seeley, Rebecca M., 
wife of George W. Seeley
born April 6, 1829 
died June 2, 1856
[broken headstone]

Stevenson, Father no dates -see below John Stevenson, may be same person.
Stevenson, Mother no dates
see below Anna Stevenson, may be same person.

North, Neoma died Aug. 30, 1858 
aged 94 yrs.
In memory of our Grandmother Neoma North, who died August 30, 1858, aged 94 years.  Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord.  (In the diary of Jacob Wilsey of Wilseyville, he wrote: Old Mrs. North a mother-in-law to Cooper, Lane, Austin, etc., died at Cooper's in Caroline aged 93 years old, on August 27th 1858.

Children of 
Joel & Janette Rightmeyer

Rightmeyer, James
Rightmeyer, Kate
Rightmeyer, Lina

No dates -

Tid, Franklin,
son of John and Eliza Tid
died Aug. 27, 1848 
age 1 yr., 7 months

Mathews, Charles H. died Oct. 11, 1895
age 32 yrs

Stevens, Charles died May 28, 1928 No headstone found for this person, death date is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records.

Beardsley, Ida May died May 2, 1929 No headstone found for this person, death date is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records.  Daughter of Edward & Julia Anne Personius Hall. Ida would be about 59 when she died.
Beardsley, James Hazelitt died July 18, 1948 No headstone found for this person, death date is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records.  Went by Hazelitt J. Beardsley. Found in the 1920 Caroline census, Hazlett J. Beardsley age 50 yrs.  He would have been abt 98 yrs when he died.
Beardsley, Chester died May 2, 1914 No headstone found for this person, death date is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records.
Downing, Josephine died Aug. 3, 1929 Schooley, Josephine,
wife of Edmond Schooley, has same death date.  This record of burial and death is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records, no headstone was found for Josephine Downing.
Morgan, Ada died Nov. 8, 1934 record of this burial is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records, no headstone was found for this person.
Foote, Lida Bogardus died Feb. 21, 1938 record of this burial is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records, no headstone was found for this person. - see Lida Bogardus, may be same person.

Hoose, Charles died March 3, 1940 record of this burial is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records, no headstone was found for this person.
Stevens, Harrison died Oct. 8, 1948 Believe he was the son of James and Clarissa Stevens, no headstone was found for this person, this burial records is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records.  Or he could be the son of George & Marietta Sawyer Stevens, this Harrison was born abt. 1864)
Stevenson, Anna died Oct. 17, 1928 No headstone found for this person, death date is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records.  Believe she was the wife of John L. Stevenson.
Stevenson, John L. died July 8, 1929 No headstone found for this person, death date is from the Town of Caroline death and burial records.
Stevens, Lafayette
b. 1822 d. age of 67 yrs.
Record in the Tioga Co. Clerk's office: Lafayette Stevens, born 1822 died at the age of 67 in Candor, Tioga Co., NY, buried in Lane Cemetery, on White Church Road, he was the son of Henry Stevens who was born in Granville, NY.
*[note: None of the above Austin headstones were found in July 2000, except for Sarah wife of Ambrose, and her headstone was near a bank lying flat on the ground, broken and half covered with ground cover.
These headstones were found in 1920's (Worden's records) and again in the 1950's in Lockwood's records.]

Reference; The records of Dora Worden and Elmer Lockwood were used to compare headstone inscriptions that were in question. Other sources to help preserve the records of this cemetery were family records of the Stevens, Ridgeway, Schooley, Sawyer, families.

Last updated on Sept. 24th 2003

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