When it was thought the Tocks Island Dam would be built, a number of public notices went into newspapers to locate next of kin for people interred on land the dam would put underwater.
Below is such a notice, which contained many names, including the person on this memorial. Here the cemetery is called "Bushkill Cemetery" which is an alias for the Reformed Dutch Church Burial Ground.
From the Milford Dispatch Thursday December 21, 1972:
-- NOTICE --
This Notice seeks information about the following names or initials taken from headstones or footstones in the Bushkill Cemetery located at Bushkill. Pennsylvania:
[Following was a long list of names, which included the individual memorialized here.]
Reformed Dutch Church Burial Ground
Created by: sr/ks
Record added: Mar 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50459751
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