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PORK RD CEMETERY CLYMER Also known as STOWELL'S CORNERS Cemetery corrected data

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PORK RD CEMETERY CLYMER Also known as STOWELL'S CORNERS Cemetery corrected data

Posted: 18 Sep 2004 4:24AM GMT
Classification: Cemetery
Edited: 30 Oct 2006 1:10AM GMT
Surnames: DURFEE, MORTON, JOHNSON, STOWELL, BUTTERFIELD, ASHLEY, MARK, FOX, BROADBROOK,
OLD Data;

PORK ROAD CEMETERY
CLYMER, NY
Located beside Pork Road in the northwest part of Clymer, this cemetery was abandoned long ago. There are still a few very old stones still there, mostly fallen and broken. In 1976, Marguerite Neckers VanderSchaff, Town Historian of Clymer at the time, reported the following inscriptions:

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1. Tamerlane A. Stowell, b. Feb. 3, 1813, d. Jan. 21, 1861
2. Samuel Stowell, b. July 3, 1858, d. age 49y10m5d.
3. Nathan Stowell, d. Mar 29, 1858, age 70 years
4. Lucinda, wife of Nathan Stowell, d. Oct 8, 1830, age 48 years
5,6,7. Small markers at foot of graves 3 & 4 - L.S.J.S.
8. Lucy Morton, d. (unreadable)
9. (Inside a low iron fence with small grate) - Morton M. Durfee, b. Apr 19, 1810, d. May 17, 1909, age 99y28d
10. Orlin (son of M & J Durfee), b. May 7, 1862, d. age 17y7m1d
11. small unreadable stone
12. Jane M., wife of A.K. Durfee, d. at age 89

PORK ROAD CEMETERY
Also known as
Stowell Hollow Cemetery
CLYMER, NY
data posted;
9. (Inside a low iron fence with small grate) - MORTON M. Durfee, b. Apr 19, 1810, d. May 17, 1909, age 99y28d
10. Orlin (son of "M" & J Durfee), b. May 7, 1862, d. age 17y7m1d
11. small unreadable stone
12. Jane M., wife of A.K. Durfee, d. at age 89
Is an INCORRECT reading;
in 1880 census of French Creek is AARON M. DURFEE age 70 b Vermont (1810)
Wife JANE is 65 b NY

in 1850 A.M DURFEE age 40 in Arkwright, Chautauqua, New York
wife JANE, 38
Children were
Walter 17,
Francis 16 female
Syntha, 14
Ellen 13
Delilah 9
ORLIN 8 date above May 7, 1862 is his DEATH date not his birth date
Alice 4

Aaron was AARON MOSES DURFEE b 19 APR 1810 in Benson, Rutland County, VT son of Walter and Anna "ASHLEY" DURFEE Walter was a Soldier in the Revolution,
serving in Captain Caleb Carr's Artillery Company, Colonel William Richmond's regiment from April 13, 1776, to October 10, 1776. He also served in Captain Sayer's Company , Colonel Elliott's regiment. He fought in the Battle of Newport.

Jane was Jane Moriah BUTTERFIELD, b 22 FEB 1815 in Putnam, Washington County, NY dau of William and Lucy Morton JOHNSON Butterfield
Death: 11 MAR 1884 in French Creek, Chautauqua County, NY
Married: 18 NOV 1830
Children
1 Walter W. DURFEE b: 8 JAN 1832 in Benson, Rutland County, VT d 22 JAN 1893 m Sarah MARK
When the U. S. 1880 census of French Creek, Chautauqua County, NY, was taken Walter's family was Walter W. 48, farmer, born VT, his father was born in VT, and his mother in NY, Sarah 44, born NY, her parents were born in NY, Nora 12, born NY, and Walter 4, born NY. Also living with them was a servant named William Scholton.
Walter was a farmer and bee keeper, producing a ton of honey in 1892. He was Protestant in religion, a Republican in politics and for a time served as assessor of French Creek. He was a life long resident of French Creek.
In 1903, Sarah was living in Canton, Stark County, OH.
Walter was buried in Sherman Valley, Chautauqua County, NY.

2; Frances A. DURFEE b: 24 FEB 1834 in Benson, Rutland County, VT married Calvin A. MARK b: 28 DEC 1823 in Mina, Chautauqua County, NY
Married: 30 SEP 1860 in French Creek, Death: 31 OCT 1887 in Warrensburg, Johnson County, MO
Calvin's grandfather John Mark was a soldier in the Revolution and went with Arnold to Quebec.
Calvin and Frances were buried in Warrensburg, MO.

3 Cynthia A. DURFEE b: 24 JUL 1835 in Benson, Rutland County, VT m John UPTON in Chautauqua Co ,
They settled in Belvidere, Thayer County, NE, in 1872, and were living in Deer, Newton County, AR, in 1904.
Children, all born at French Creek--
George Herbert8, born July 19, 1855.
Albert Murray8, born Dec. 4, 1856.
Arthur Birdsell8, born Sept. 19, 1858.
John Elbridge8, born March 16, 1860.
Walter William8, born Nov. 19, 1861.
Wallace Grant8, born June 10, 1864.
Robert Butler8, born Sept. 14, 1867

4, Ellen O. DURFEE b: 16 MAY 1837 in Arkwright, Chautauqua County, NY m Philip MARK
On August 9, 1862, at French Creek, Chautauqua County, NY, he enlisted as a private in D Company, 112th New York Volunteer Infantry and was killed in the battle of Cold Harbor, VA.
m 2nd 1865 to Alba FOX, who died ca 1873, 3rd to George BROADBROOK

4 Son DURFEE b: 24 OCT 1838 in Arkwright, Chautauqua County, NYDeath: 27 OCT 1838 Arkwright

5 Delilah H. DURFEE b: 22 OCT 1840 in Arkwright, Chautauqua County, NY m David MARK b: 27 JAN 1832 in Mina, Chautauqua County, NYIn June 1897, Mrs. Delilah H. (Durfee) Mark, then of Belvidere, Thayer County, NE, and later of Mitchell, Scotts Bluff County, NE, wrote William F. Reed that her grandfather never drank and that during the Revolutionary War much of his time was spent as a courier.
Delilah stated that she and her husband moved from Mina, NY, in January 1872, and took up a homestead in Belvidere, Thayer County, NE, where David was a farmer.
In 1904, she was living in Mitchell, Scotts Bluff County, NE.

6 Arlin B. (as ORLIN) DURFEE b: 6 APR 1842 in Arkwright, Chautauqua County, NY
Arlin enlisted at French Creek, Chautauqua County, NY, September 25, 1861, as a private in B Company, 9th New York Cavalry. He died of disease at Camp Fenton, Washington, DC., March 8, 1862, and his body was returned to French Creek for burial.
Stowell Hollow Cemetery, on Pork Road, at Marks Corners in Clymer, Chautauqua County, NY, that is inscribed Arlin B. son of A. M. & J. M. Durfee, died March 7, 1862, aged 19 Yrs. ? months and 1 day

7, Alice M. DURFEE b: 6 JUL 1845 in Arkwright, Chautauqua County, NY m Charles H. PAGE b: 6 JUN 1840 in Amity, Orange County, NY
Charles enlisted September 3, 1864, in F Company, 211th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and took part in the battles of Bermuda Hundred in September 1864, and Fort Steadman in March 1865. He was discharged June 6, 1865.
On May 24, 1897, Mrs. Alice M. (Durfee) Page, of Venango, Crawford County, PA, wrote William F. Reed that her grandfather settled in Benson, Rutland County, VT, in 1782, or 1783. His occupation, in addition to farming, was making nails, as was his father's. He spent his summers clearing land and growing crops and in the winter, working in Bennington, Bennington County, VT, or Burlington, Chittenden County, VT, making nails. Alice further stated that while serving in the army in the Revolution he passed through Rutland County and decided then to settle there after the war. After six years (about 1789) his father and mother moved to Vermont and lived in Benson until their deaths. She also wrote that " ... there never was a Democrat or drunkard in our family ... as far as I know all are temperate, industrious, honest, honorable and truthful ... loyal and true to country ... ".
In 1904, they were living in Wattsburg, Erie County, PA.
Alice was buried in Venango, Crawford County, PA

8 Grace DURFEE b: 4 SEP 1850 in Arkwright, Chautauqua County, NY Death: 1 SEP 1851
Data sources
The Descendants of Thomas Durfee of Portsmouth, RI Vol I and II
Charles Durfee file at Ancestry.com
charlesdurfee@cox.net
the UPTON Memorial
census data Chautauqua Co NY

PORK ROAD CEMETERY
Also known as
STOWELL Hollow Cemetery
3 Nathan STOWELL, d. Mar 29, 1858, age 70 years
4. Lucinda, wife of Nathan Stowell, d. Oct 8, 1830, age 48 years
** 8. Lucy MORTON, d. (unreadable)
LUCY was Lucy Morton Johnson
Birth: 3 OCT 1788 in Old Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
Death: 7 MAR 1853 in Clymer, Chautauqua Co., NY
she was the SECOND wife of Nathan STOWELL
she was a widow and married FIRST to William BUTTERFIELD and was the mother of JANE M BUTTERFIELD who married AARON DURFEE buried here

"William Butterfield and Lucy M. Johnson married June 5, 1806."

"Wm Butterfield. Born May 25th, 1785 in the State of New Hampshire, Co of Cheshire, Town of Keene. Died Oct 18-1827 in Putnam.
Lucy M. Johnson, Born Oct 3rd, 1788 in State of Massachusetts, Town of Old Fretown.
Was married together June 5--1806 in Pesman Rutland Co town of Sherburn.
Died in Climer, Chautauque, NY April 7--1853."
"Mrs. Lucy M. Butterfield married Aug 12th 1844 to Captain Nathan Stowell."
data from family bible
* according to census data Nathan was born in CT about 1782 in 1850 he is 67 Lucy M is 61
SAMUEL STOWELL buried here is living in Sherman in 1850 born about 1807 Vermont,
his wife is MARY, Samuel is 42 Mary is 40 TAMERLANE A is a male, age 8
Harriet O 6, Henry is 4 and Alexana is 2 female
the birth date for TAMERLANE A. STOWELL should probably read born Feb 3 1843 not 1813
he is 17 in 1860 census of Sherman, Samuel is dead, MARY a widow, Harriet 15, Henry 14, Alexana 11, New is JOHN 9, Helena 8
MARY widow of Samuel is in RIPLEY 1870 ch named above she is gone by 1880 May also be buried Pork Rd
dau Alexina never married lived in Buffalo NY 1920 / 30

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