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Merriam Cemetery

Town of Cazenovia

                            			Aka: Cook, North Cazenovia
                            			   School District #3
                            			
                            	    On W side of Ridge Rd 1200 ft S of Stanley Rd
                                	Compiled by Mrs. Emory, July 21, 1898
                                     		  names = 29, 1822 - 1879
                                       
The 1898 listing has been compared with the listing found in Volume 157 Cemetery Records James Madison Chapter,
N. S. D. A. R., Hamilton, New York (1941). Five names on the 1898* listing (29 names) verified in 1914 are not 
found on the 1941 listing, while six names on the 1941** listing (30 names) were omitted from the 1898 listing. 
During the summer of 2009, an additional stone*** has been uncovered during cemetery restoration work by Linda Turner.
                            

 **Adams, Alonzo D., son of George M. & Miriam Adams, died February 2, 1863, ae 16 yrs. 1 mo. 6 days.
   Adams, Amos P., son of Amos and Polly Adams, died August 23, 1836 in the 13 year of his age.
   Adams, Edgar D., son of Edgar O. and Maria Adams, died July 10, 1840, ae 3 yrs. 6 mos.
   Adams, Edgar O., died November 5, 1864, ae 54 yrs. 5 mos.
   Adams, Herbert M., son of E. O. and C. Adams, died July 12, 1860, ae 11 mos. 16 days.
***Adams, John Q. (son of Amos and Polly Rust Adams), died Nov. 17, 1859, aged 32 years (erected by his Brother & Sister).
 **Adams, Maria, wife of Edgar O. Adams, died October 24, 1840 ae 26 yrs. 7 mos.     
   Adams, Polly, wife of Amos Adams, died October 16(***), 1858, ae 67 yrs.
   
 * Becker, Rhoda, died September 24, 1835, ae 16 yrs. 
   
   Benedict, Melinda, wife of Henry Benedict, died December 8, 1826, ae 25 yrs.
   
   Blakeslee, Curtis E., died December 26, 1867, ae 21 yrs.
   
   Cook, Charlie W., son of George G. and Sarah Cook, died March 27, 1834, ae 1 yr.
   Cook, Jesse, died June 22, 1824, in the 86th yr of his age.
   Cook, Nancy, wife of Wolcott Cook, died June 11, 1861, ae 54 yrs. 2  mos. 22 days.
   Cook, Patty, wife of Serad Cook, died March 22, 1834, in the 72 year of her age.
   Cook, Patty Ann, daughter of Wolcott and Nancy Ann Cook, died November 6, 1837, ae 1 year 1 mo. 17 days.
   Cook, Serad, died October 11, 1842, ae 79 yrs. 8 mos.
   Cook, Theodosia (Theadocia), wife of Capt. Jesse Cook, died January 4, 1827, ae 79 yrs. 6 mos.
   Cook, Wolcott, died April 20, 1879, ae 80 yrs.
   
 * Ellis, Albert, son of Josiah and Olive Ellis, died June 12, 1823, age 16 yrs.
   Ellis, Josiah, died March 27, 1822, ae 51 yrs.
   
   Gray, Mary, wife of Isaac Gray, died October 22, 1838, ae 69 yrs. 10 mos.
 **Gray, (Nancy Ann ?) - Possibly refers to Nancy Cook, wife of Serad Cook.
 
 **Mead, Caroline W. (? Montague), wife of Nathan Mead, d. October 10, 1835 ae 25.
   
 **Montague, Clarissa, d. May 30, 1838, ae 40 yrs.
   Montague, Lydia, wife of Oreb Montague, died July 19, 18__.
   Montague, Oreb, died January 18, 1825, age 66 yrs.
   
 **Parmelee, Betsey Jane, daughter of Wm. & Mary Parmelee, d. March 28, 1854, ae 10 yrs. 4 mos.
   Parmelee, Mr. Charles, died December 9, 1838, ae 85 yrs.
   Parmelee, Charles Jr., died January 12, 1843, ae 55 yrs.
   Parmelee, Charles G., died September 23, 1861, age 46 yrs.
   Parmelee, Mary, wife of Charles Parmele or Parmelee, died April 7, 1859, ae 72 yrs.
   Parmelee, Patty, wife of Charles Parmelee, Jr., died December 2, 1872, ae 80 yrs.
   
 * Wyman, Ralph R.P., died September 23, 1856, ae 25 yrs.
 * Wyman, Ruby, wife of S. Wyman, died December 9, 1836, ae 48 yrs.
 * Wyman, Silas, died July 29, 1849, ae 68 yrs.

  * Not on 1941 listing verified in 1914
 ** Added from 1941 listing.
*** Added July 20, 2009.				

   Transcribed by Douglas J. Ingalls, 1998. Annotated by Sandra B. Wilsey, February 10, 2009.
***Additional stone unearthed by Linda Turner, Adams family researcher, summer 2009.
***Date corrected by Linda Turner as seen on unearthed stone.

   Updated July 22, 2009.
   
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