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Grant Davis (#47396077)
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Sixty people have been found in the Sherwood Cemetery. A study of those buried, showed that twenty-five were members of the Solomon Sherwood Family. Most of the remainder were neighbors or friends.

Gilbert Horton, son of David Horton, was accidentally shot while hunting on October 31, 1826. He was the first burial in the cemetery. By 1850 this little cemetery next to the Sherwood home had ten (recorded) burials.

Solomon Sherwood and his wife, Mary Horton Sherwood, two of their children and their wives, ten grandchildren, and four great grandchildren were accounted for in this piece of ground. Solomon's second wife, Elona, was buried there. Other family members included the wives of two grandchildren, and the brother and sister-in-law of Mary(Polly) Horton.

This little cemetery, next to the Sherwood home, was used just over one hundred years when in 1929, ninety year old Sarah Jane Peck, wife of Solomon's grandson, David E. Peck, became the last known burial there.

From that time until the present the gates have been opened for visitors.

If you are interested in the Cemetery and more information on those buried in it, contact

Grant Davis

I am also doing a blog on my gg grandfather, Stephen Sherwood. The blog is:

I am doing research on the John and Lovisa Burtis Sherwood Family. Three of their sons, John, Solomon, and Jabez lived in Mount Pleasant Township. Their two sisters, Betsey Sherwood Allen, and Sarah Sherwood Cramer are buried in Sullivan County New York.
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Ron Kinney
RE: Eunice R Craig
You're very welcome Grant. I'm still not caught up on posting the photos I have. I took that photo in March 2012. I still have many more to post.
Added by Ron Kinney on Feb 28, 2015 5:58 PM
John Miller
William Henry Miller-Hope Cem. NY
You created memorial to William Henry Miller, Hope Cemetery, Hornell, Steuben, NY, and maintain memorials to his sons and grandsons. WHM is my 4C3R. As a related Miller, I will add this trail to my extensive database. If any, what is your relationship to this Miller lineage?
Thank you. John in Oklahoma
Added by John Miller on Feb 01, 2015 7:29 PM
Linda B
RE: Andrew and Margaret Sherwood Strong
Yes! That was easy.
Added by Linda B on Dec 04, 2014 10:01 AM
RE: Harry Russell Terwilliger
Hi, sorry for the delay, I believe he died in Middletown, and was buried at Hillside Cemetary, I am in the process of getting more information, I will let you know! Thanks!
Added by Laura on Nov 11, 2014 5:53 PM
Rich Fedoush
RE: Thank You Woodbury
Your welcome.

I'm glad that you found them and can update them.
Good luck in your researching.

Rich Fedoush
Added by Rich Fedoush on Oct 18, 2014 8:16 AM
RE: Carroll Clark
Hi Grant,

Sorry.. Not related.

Take care,

Added by Cindy on Sep 23, 2014 4:09 PM
Ken Snyder
RE: Edwin Stevenson
You're very welcome.
Added by Ken Snyder on Aug 05, 2014 6:59 PM
Parliman @ Dutch Reformed Church in Montville, NJ
I spoke with the woman who keeps the cemetery records. A fire in 1930 destroyed the records so anything prior to that is not on record. I walked the cemetery this morning and while I did see a couple of Parliman stones, none of them were for Mary or Leander. There are many sunken or smoothed stones in the vicinity so it could be one of those.
Added by bshorey on Aug 05, 2014 11:22 AM
RE: Maria Allen Thompkins
Hi Grant,

I've tried every search combination I can think of to find a news item regarding Maria Allen Tompkins' death in the Republican Watchman, with no luck. I've used alternate spellings, fuzzy searches, her husband's name, as well as the names of her children, in-laws and her parents (assuming they were Reuben and Betsy/Betsey/Elizabeth). I'll try again when I have a little more time, but I'm not holding out much hope.

Kindest regards,
Added by Vivian on Jun 10, 2014 8:34 PM
RE: Sarah Allen
Hi Grant,

The entries for Alson Tompkins and Asereth Sherwood (Republican Watchman - Grayscale - 407) appear to be part of the "List of letters remaining in the post office at Monticello, N.Y., January 1st, 1839."

Ditto for the Grayscale - 403 page. I'll send you a copy via email.

Added by Vivian on Jun 10, 2014 8:01 PM
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