Benjamin York Ground

Also known as Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Westerly #32

Location
Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorials 9 added

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RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL CEMETERY WY032
BENJAMIN YORK GROUND
WESTERLY, RI

Location: 500 ft west of WOODY HILL RD

9 burials with 3 inscriptions from 1838 to 1863

NOTE: Rev. Frederic Denison recorded this lot in 1867-8: "This is in the eastern part of the town, in the Thirteenth School District, more than half a mile north of the post-road, on the north side of the driftway, about a quarter of a mile north of the York residence, in a pasture enclosed by a wall.

Though with unlettered stones, here lie Edwin and Deborah Rider and William and Hannah York. Benjamin York died near 1835 age 84; and his wife Desire York, died near 1855 age 85. James York and his wife Martha York. One lettered stone reads Isaac York."
This cemetery has been recorded and checked.

Source:
http://ricemeteries.tripod.com/wy_ceme.HTM#WY032

GPS Coordinates: 41.3637500, -71.7302100

  • Added: 21 Feb 2015
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2570170