Benham Cemetery

Town of Hopewell - Ontario County NY



This was the cemetery for the First Methodist Church and located on north side of road from Canandaigua to Hopewell Township. The site was badly overgrown and in very poor condition at the time the listing was made.

Note: Differences in data from another listing are noted in red type.


ALLISON
Joseph; died Aug 2 1831; ae 36;

AMSDEN
Dr. Joel; died Sep 5 1820; in 35th yr; died Sep 5 1826;
Delana B., dau of Joel and Maria; died Apr 13 1819; ae 2-5; Delina;
Simeon B., son of Joel and Maria; died Apr 20 1829; ae 1-8; died Apr 20 1822; ae 1 yr 3 mos;

ANSON
Lois, wife of Jonathan; died Aug 25 1821; in 48th yr;
Mary Rogers, dau of William; died July 29 1852; ae 16-8;

BENHAM
Amy, wife of Thomas; died June 2 1832; ae 74-9-10;
Barzil; died Oct 2 1878; ae 94-6-17; ae 94-6-10;
Electa, wife of Barzil; died Sep 5 1849; ae 66;
Lester, son; died Dec 6 1817; ae 8 mos 11 days;
Philamen; died Sep 28 1826; ae 2 mos 10 days;
Spencer; died July 1 1843; ae 19 yrs 16 days;
Clinton, son of Milo and Nancy; died Sep 14 1836; ae 11 mos. 19 days;
Ebenezer; died Sep 28 1811; ae 80; companion stone completely scaled off;
Ebenezer; died July 17 1856; ae 69-0-3;
Betsey S., wife; died Aug 1, 1880; ae 84-3-16;
Mary; wife of Ebenezer; died July 27 1827; ae 39;
Eli; died Nov 18 1837; ae 69-5-10; ae 69-4-10;
Delana, wife of Eli; died Apr 1 1841; ae 80-9-22;
Julia, dau; died Aug 2 1817; (rest broken off); dau of Eli & Delana Benham; died Aug 9 1817;
Eli; died Feb 26 1872; ae 56-5-8;
Nancy A. Smith, wife of Eli; died Sep 26 1872; ae 55-3-23; ae 65-3-23;
Marietta S., dau; died Nov 26 1849; ae 1-2-8;
George O., son of Beacher and Eunice; died Oct 5 1867; ae 20 yrs 3 mos;
Wm. Henry, son of Beacher and Eunice; died 1853; ae 3 yrs; died Apr 15 1853; ae 13 yrs;
Henry; 1801-1858;
Ermina Granger, wife of Henry; 1802-1885;
Col. Spencer C., son; 1829-1875;
Emily, dau; 1825-1826;
Johnathan; died Oct 18 1883; ae 77-6-6;
Jane Stewart, wife; died Jan 6 1868; ae 50;
Ann Mary, wife of Jonathan; died May 12 1843; ae 36-1-17;
Luke; died Feb 29 1880; ae 49;
Mary A. Dickson, wife of Horace; died Feb 18 1846; ae 47;
Mary, wife of Vincent; died Mar 22 1824; ae 70;
Mary Eliza, dau of Lewis and Jane A.; died Oct 9 1850; ae 1-10-8;
Sidney L.; died Mar 12 1858; ae 25 yrs;

BLOSSOM
Magdalen, dau of Wm. and Polly; died July 10 1840; ae 5 mos;

BRISTOL
Martha, wife of Ichabod and sister of William Anson; died Aug 5 1818; ae 37-2-3;

CASE
Betsey, dau of J & B; died Aug 9 1836; in 19th year;
Alsop, son of James and Mehitabel; died 1832; no other data;
Mehitabel, dau of James and Mehitabel; died July 7 1840; ae 5 mos;

CHRISTIE
Bridget, dau of James and Margaret; died Nov 2 1825; ae 27-2-25;

COE
Amos; died Mar 23 1879; ae 58-2-23; died Mar 26 1879;
Isaac; died July 17 1830; ae 50-10-7;
Eleicester P., son of Isaac and Hannah; died Oct 28 1839; ae 5-11-27;
Sarah; died May 16 1823; in her 67th yr;

CONKLIN
John; died May 13 1849; ae 78-5-13;
Jane, wife; died Dec 6 1858; ae 83-6-3;
John; Aug 25 1740 - Mar 13 1836;

DECKER
Betsey, dau of Wm. and Nancy; died Nov 4 1837; ae 11 mos;

DEPUE
John; born Aug 27 1815; died Feb 2 1896;
Clara; born Dec 5 1833; no further data;
Moses; died Apr 26 1831; ae 45-5-20;
Polly, wife; died Mar 20 1864; ae 77-11-5;

DICKSON
Rebeckah, wife of John; died May 15 1824; in 27th year;

ELWELL
Jennie, dau of Dyre and Harriet Elwell; died July 31 1858; ae 8 mos 3 days;

FINCH
Olive; died Jan 18 1815; ae 65;

FOWLER
Susannah, dau of Hiram and Mary; died June 30 1841; ae 19 mos 10 days;

FREDERICK
Henry H.; died July 16 1823; in 60th yr;

FURMAN
Abram; died Mar 12 1869; ae 63 yrs 7 mos;
Sarah Depue, wife; died Aug 5 1888; ae 87-8-6;
Benjamin, son; died Oct 27 1838; ae 6;
Abram D., son; Oct 9 1838; ae 2;

GERVIS
Catherine E., wife of Francis; died Jan 19 1860; ae 32 yrs 12 days;
Charlie W., son; died Oct 13 1858; ae 22 mos;

HARWOOD
John; died Jan 26 1828; ae 94;
Mehitabelle; died Oct 1 1831; ae 81 yrs 5 mos;

HOLMES
George H., son of G. & M; died Dec 28 1818; ae 11-6; ae 14 yrs 6 mos;

HUGHES
Albert; died Jan 21 1836 (1835); in 72nd yr; Robert; died Jan 21 1835;

JOHNSON
Buskirk; died Oct 4 1837; ae 23-5-26; Ruskirk
Dusenbury; died May 31 1815; ae 33; died May 31 1845;
Tiny, dau of John and Cynthia; died Aug 4 1845; ae 16 mos;
Harries Pitman; died May 29 1858; ae 38;

KEASLER
Peter; died June 1 1832; ae 94;

KNAPP
Amos; died Jan 13 1830; in 49th yr;
Catherine, wife; born June 23 1788; died Feb 13 1870;
Catherine, dau of Abel and Samantha; died Oct 20 1843; ae 14 mos;
Jane, dau of Jonathan and Ruth; died Nov 9 1812; ae 3-4-9;
Mehitabel, dau of H. F. and Martha; died May 11 1818; ae 4; ae 1 yr;
Rachel, wife of John; died July 27 1846; in 23rd yr;
Sons, John and Peter R.;

KNICKERBOCKER
Delia, dau of Larry and Nancy; died Aug 23 1827; in 5th yr;
Harmon; died May 15 1827; in 64th yr;
Anar, wife; died Apr 17 1820; ae 55;

LARNED
Alvenah, dau of Erastus & Susannah; died May 17 1813; ae 6 yrs;

NEWTON
Nancy, wife of Ezra; died Jan 5 1862; in 72nd yr;
Alvenah, dau of Ezra and Nancy; died July 27 1854; ae 24;
Spencer; died at Alexandria VA Apr 27 1864; ae 20;

PATTEN
John D.; born Sep 15 1804; died Jan 29 1840;
Sophronia Thatcher, wife; born June 21 1809; died June 20 1884; died July 20 1886;

PEABODY
Selah; 1815-1894;
Sarah R., his wife; 1820-1855;

PENN
Nancy, dau of John H. and Sarah M.; died Nov 19 1834; ae 4-1-28;

PRINDLE
Rev. Lewis; died June 20 1834; ae 24-9-26;

ROYAL
Lydia, wife of Amos Royal; died Apr 19 1847; ae 31 yrs;

SHEPARD
Rebecca, wife of Dr. N. J. Smith; died Oct 24 1857; ae 67;

SHULTERS
Andrew J., son of Elijah and Julia Jr.; died Sep 7 1847; ae 13;

SMITH
Dr. N. J.; died at Oswego NY Jan 11 1862; ae 67;
Rebecca Shepard, wife; died Oct 24 1857; ae 67;

SPAETH
Jacob; died Jan 15 1897; ae 76 yrs;

STARK
Elizabeth, wife of George D.; died July 28 1836; ae 28-9-28;

STEVENS
Hannah, dau of A. R. and E.; died Dec 25 1831; in 15th yr; STEPHENS;

STEWART
Jane, wife of Jonathan Benham; died Jan 6 1868; ae 50;

THATCHER
Catherine; died Aug 10 1832; ae 31;
Oliver, a son;
Eliza A.; died June 23 1834; ae 11 yrs; dau of Stephen & Susanna; died June 23 1831;
Elizabeth, wife of Solomon; died Feb 20 1829; ae 23;
John; died Jan 14 1862; rest of stone buried;
Mary, wife of John; rest of stone buried;
Stephen, son of Stephen and Susanna; died July 9 1840; ae 38-11-10;

VAN BUSKIRK
Peter; died Dec 18 1861; ae 99;
Sarah; died Dec 12 1831; ae 70-8-5; his wife; died Dec 12 1837;

WICKS
Charlie, son of J. L. and L.; died July 31 1861; ae 1-11-2; Charles; ae 1-1-2;

WORMLEY
George; died Mar 4 1842; ae 77 yrs 11 mos;
Catherine, his wife; died July 10 1853; ae 77-1-3;

Source: Vol. 108 (1938) of compiled miscellaneous publications of the N.S.D.A.R.; Myrte Rice Haynes, Irondequoit Chapter, Rochester NY;



Buchan Cemetery

Town of Hopewell - Ontario County NY



Another listing of this cemetery has differences which are noted in red type.

BUCHAN

Alexander, d. Jul. 8, 1830 in 60th year; died July 8 (stone broken); in his 40th (?) yr;
James, d. Jan. 31, 1823 in 64th year
John, d. Jan. 11, 1829, ae 52
Nancy, wife, d. Jan. 11, 1824, ae 36
Robert L., son of John & Nancy, d. July 19, 1831, ae 13; Albert; Robert is correct as on stone;
Margery, d. Oct. 27, 1817 in 56th year
Mary A., b. Oct. 4, 1818, d. Jan. 27, 1889;
Mary J., d. Feb. 28, 1817 in 6th year; Dixey; dau of Robert & Thompsy; Mary J. on stone;
Robert, d. May 19, 1838, ae 74-3-28; died May 19 1868; ae 71-3-28; stone reads May 19 1838;
Tompsey, wife of Robert, d. Aug. 28, 1841, ae 52-10-7; died Aug 28 1831;
Lueasy, dau of Robert & Tompsey, d. Nov. 12, 1817, in 3d year
William, d. Aug. 16, 1822, in 65th year; in 63rd yr;
Lueasy A.; died Nov 12 1817; ae 2 yrs; (also in 3rd yr); dau of Robert & Thompsy;
George, son of John and Nancy Buchan; died Mar 20 1816; ae 2 yrs 3 mos;
Mary, dau of John and Nancy Buchan; died Dec 16 1813;

LARGE
George W., d. Mar. 20, 1822, ae 2 yrs 9 mos; died Mar 20 1816;
Diary J., d. Dec. 16, 1815, ae 13 mos; Mary J.; ae 3 mos;
These are children of Joseph & Hannah Large

MORSELL
Margaret, wife of Kidd, d. Feb. 17, 1850, in 82d year; died Feb 12 1850;


Moore Cemetery

Town of Hopewell - Ontario County NY



Small private ground on south side of road from Canandaigua to Hopewell Center. Another listing of this page has differences which will be noted in blue type. A visual reading of this cemetery was made in spring of 2001 and notes are in red type.

HIGBY
Elisha, son of John & Catherine, no data; Note: A visual reading of this stone is: son of John &
Catherine Washburn; died Mar 4 1819; ae 1 yr 23 das;

MOORE
George W., d. Jul. 5, 1848, ae 31-8-26
James, d. June 24, 1835, ae 72-4-29; died June 21 1855;
James, d. Nov. 1, 1825, ae 43; Sarah, his wife; died Nov 1 1825; ae 43 yrs;
Thomas Jefferson, son of James & Sarah, d. Aug. 2, 1840, in 31st year; died Aug 2 1846;

STEPHENS
Abraham R., d. Aug __, 1850 (stone flat in dirt & sod);
Elizabeth, wife of A. R., d. June 2, 1844, in 63d year
John, d. July 11, 1859 in 49th year; "Our Dear Brother";

STEPHENS, A. R.; died June 2 1844; 63rd yr;

Note: "The stones are in very bad shape and hard to read. The James that died 1 Nov 1825 is not James but
Sarah - James Sr. first wife. There is a James Jr. but he is not buried here. George is the son of James and Sarah
also. James Sr. died in 1855 rather than 1835." Some information contributed by Nancy Elwell.



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