Leon Hollow Cemetery

AKA Franklin, Riga Road Cemetery
Rays Corners NY



ABBY, Nancy. Spouse of Abraham Abby, died Jun 1843 - Stone lying on the ground
AMADON, Martha Mariah (German). Spouse of Bailey Amadon. Born 2-17-1800, died 4-20-1845. Age: 45 - Born in Montgomery Orange Co NY. At least three children
BAILEY, James - James & spouse early settlers to this area - No Stone
BAILEY, Maggie - Possible spouse of James. Source: "Leon: A Century of Progress" by John M. Ackley, publ. 1933. - No Stone
BAILEY, Phillips, died 1843 - Pos son of James & Maggie Bailey
BATTLES, John. Born 1780, died 1829. Age: 49 - Source: "Leon: A Century of Progress" by John M. Ackley, publ. 1933 - No Stone
BLANCHARD, Cornelia M. Born Dec 1830, died 7-18-1831. Age: 7m - Double head stone
BLANCHARD, Cornelius M. Born Dec 1830, died 4-20-1832. Age: 2y - Double head stone
BLANCHARD, Eliza Ann (Cantrell). Spouse of Hiram Blanchard. Born 5-20-1824, died 5-29-1859. Age: 35y 9d - Born in Guysborough Co Nova Scotia Canada, died in Leon NY
BLANCHARD, Hannah (Fairbanks). Spouse of Hiram Blanchard. Born 1815, died 5-2-1845. Age: 30 - Dau of Joshua & Cerinda (Trevett) Fairbanks. Born in Readsboro Bennington Co VT, died in Leon NY
BLANCHARD, Hiram. Spouse of #1 Hannah Fairbanks, #2 Eliz Ann Cantrell. Born 1815, died 12-6-1896. Age: 81 - Son of James Blanchard. Born & died in Leon NY. At least four children
BLANCHARD, James. Born 7-17-1789, died 3-17-1833. Age: 43 - Early settler in Leon NY. Family patriarch
BLANCHARD, Sarah M (Wilcox). Spouse of Delos Blanchard. Born 1858, died 1893. Age: 35 - Dau of Elihu & Philomila (Clough) Wilcox - buried this cemetery, Delos buried in Randolph Cemetery with first wife
BLANCHARD, Susan, died 1903 - Unclear if this is Sarah M (Wilxox) Blanchard or Sarah's pos child - No Stone
BLODGET, Mary. Born 1824, died 1840. Age: 16 - Dau of Xury & Polly (Gray ) Blodget - No Stone
BLODGET, Polly (Gray). Spouse of Xury Blodget 1794, died 8-30-1870. Age: 76y 1m 25d - Lived in Leon NY
BLODGET, Xury. Spouse of Polly Gray. Born 9-8-1792, died 5-27-1869. Age: 76y 8m 19d - Lived in Leon NY
BROWN, John. Spouse of Lavina Delahoy. Born 1828, died 1873. Age: 24 - Lived in Leon NY - No Stone
BROWN, Lavina (Delahoy). Spouse of John Brown. Born 1828, died 1898. Age: 70 - Born in England, lived in Leon NY. Seven children
BROWN, Susan. Age: 15 - Dau of John & Lavina Brown. Lived & died in Leon NY - - No Stone
CAMP, Gratia (Bailey). Spouse of Joel Camp. Born 1806, died 2-4-1859. Age: 53 - Dau of Phillips & Submit (Lowell) Bailey. Born in Connecticut, died in Leon NY
CARNAHAN, Kezzie W (Wilcox). Spouse of Elmer Earl Carnahan. Born 1862, died 1886. Age: 24 - Dau of Elihu & Philomenia (Clough) Wilcox. Born in Leon NY, lived in Elko NY. Three children. Spouse Elmer buried in Pine Hill Cemetery Falconer Chautauqua Co NY
CHAPIN, Joseph. Born 1828, died 6-2-1836. Age: 7y 7m - Son of Chester & Pamela Chapin
CHAPMAN, Celinda. Spouse of Jonathan A Chapman. Born 6-12-1822, died 7-17-1886. Age: 64y 1m 5d - 2nd wife of Jonathan A Chapman
CHAPMAN, Hiram W. Spouse of Elsie. Born 1857, died 1929. Age: 72 - Son of Jonathan A & Olive C Chapman. Born & died in Leon NY
CHAPMAN, Jonathan A. Spouse of #1 Olive C, #2 Celinda. Born 4-23-1818, died 7-23-1886. Age: 68 - Born in Readsboro Bennington Co VT, died in Leon Cattaraugus Co NY
CHAPMAN, Jonathan Wilson. Spouse of Rhoda Amidon. Born 3-9-1775, died 6-2-1867. Age: 92y 2m 23d - Born in Belchertown Hampshire Co MA, died in Leon NY. Wed in Readsboro VT, seven children
CHAPMAN, Mary E. Born 1850, died 8-2-1886. Age: 36y 9m 11d - Dau of Jonathan A & Olive C Chapman. Born in Conewango NY, died in Leon NY
CHAPMAN, Olive C. Spouse of Jonathan A Chapman. Born 3-20-1822, died 12-13-1874. Age: 52y 8m 23d - 1st wife of Jonathan A Chapman
CHAPMAN, Rhoda (Amidon). Spouse of Jonathan Wilson Chapman. Born 3-20-1776, died 1-29-1859. Age: 82 - Dau of Lt Samuel & Ruth (Wood) Amidon. Born in Douglas Worchester Co MA, died in Leon NY. Wed in Readsboro VT, seven children
CHENEY, Nancy. Born 1837, died 10-4-1911. Age: 74 - Died in Leon Cattaraugus Co NY, widowed
CONROE, Charles, died 1853. Age: 9y - Son of Alexander & Angeline (Ross) Conroe - No Stone
CONROE, Solomon D. Born 1828, died 1847. Age: 19 - Died in Cattaraugus Co NY
COOPER, Clarinda (Franklin). Spouse of George Cooper. Born 1840, died 3-21-1920. Age: 80 - Dau of Rufus & Mary W Franklin - buried this cemetery. Died in Randolph NY
COOPER, George. Spouse of Clarinda Franklin. Born 1835, died 10--25-1907. Age: 72 - Died in Leon NY
CURTISS, Joseph. Spouse of Mary Hart. Born 1788, died 3-1-1840. Age: 52 - Died in Leon NY
CURTISS, Mary (Hart). Spouse of Joseph Curtiss. Born 1791, died 1-14-1837. Age: 46 - Died in Leon NY
DURFEE, Abner. Spouse of Ellathear Hix. Born 1781, died 9-1-1866. Age: 85 - Son of John & Abigail (Westgate) Durfee. Born in Providence Co RI, died in Leon Cattaraugus Co NY. Eight children. - War of 1812 - Index of Awards, No 305 - No Stone
DURFEE, Chase H. Born 1806, died 12-29-1867. Age: 61 - Son of Abner & Ellatheaar (Hix) Durfee. Lived in Cattaraugus Co NY, died in Broome Co NY - No Stone
DURFEE, Ellathear (Hix). Spouse of Abner Durfee, died 1849 - Died in Leon NY. Eight children - No Stone
DURFEE, John. Born 1819, died 1840. Age: 21 - Son of either Abner or Robert Durfee - No Stone
DURFEE, Polly (Cheney). Spouse of Robert Durfee. Born 1795, died 11-3-1840. Age: 45 - Died in Leon NY. 2nd wife of Robert Durfee, four children
DURFEE, Robert. Spouse of #1 Betsey Hollman, #2 Polly Cheney. Born 1784, died 12-11-1859. Age: 75 - Son of John & Abigail (Westgate) Durfee. Born in Providence Co RI, died in Leon Cattaraugus Co NY - War of 1812 Vet, Unverified service
EVERTS, John - Lived in Leon NY. Maker of coffins - War of 1812 Vet, Unverified service - No Stone
FAIRBANKS, Cerinda (Trevett). Spouse of Joshua Fairbanks. Born 1791, died 1-17-1858. Age: 58y 10m 24d - Dau of Benjamin Church & Phebe (Carter) Trevett. Born in Readsboro Bennington VT, died in Leon NY
FAIRBANKS, Charles W. Born 1838, died 1838. Age: 7m - Son of Ellis & Anna Fairbanks - No Stone
FAIRBANKS, John. Spouse of Almira Wilcox. Born 5-6-1794, died 6-16-1833. Age: 39 - Son of John & Experience (Bailey) Fairbanks. Born in Readsboro Bennington Co VT, died in Leon NY. Widow moved with six children to Wisconsin - No Stone
FAIRBANKS, John Bailey. Born 1-20-1820, died 1852. Age: 32 - Son of Joshua & Cerindas (Trevett) Fairbanks. - No Stone
FAIRBANKS, Joshua. Spouse of Cerinda Trevett. Born 10-31-1790, died 10-16-1862. Age: 71 - Son of John & Experience (Bailey) Fairbanks. Born in Readsboro Bennington Co VT, died in Leon NY. Farmer, carpenter, Justice of the Peace, and Mason. Wed 12-1-1812 in Readsboro VT
FAIRBANKS, Nathan E. Born 1834, died 1834. Age: 1y - Son of Ellis & Anna Fairbanks - No Stone
FARNUM, Mary. Born 1842, died 1842. Age: 1y - Dau of Eleazer & Sally Farnum
FITCH, Emeline Adeline (Gibbs). Spouse of John Alanson Fitch. Born 1809, died 1891. Age: 82 - Lived in Leon & Randolph NY. Wed 1828, three children
FITCH, Esek. Spouse of #1 Elizabeth Denton, #2 Mercy Thorpe. Born 1769, died 1855. Age: 86 - Family patriarch, early pioneer family to Leon NY
FITCH, John Alanson. Spouse of Emeline Adeline Gibbs. Born 1802, died 1860. Age: 58 - Son of Esek & Elizabeth (Denton) Fitch - No Stone
FITCH, Margaret. Spouse of William T Fitch. Born 1826, died 1900. Age: 74 - Stone flat on the ground
FITCH, Mercy (Thorpe). Spouse of Esek Fitch 1784, died 12-13-1855. Age: 71 - 2nd wife of Esek Fitch. Family matriarch, early pioneer family to Leon NY
FITCH, Sarah Elizabeth. Born 11-8-1835, died 6-6-1906. Age: 70 - Dau of John A Fitch
FITCH, William T. Spouse of Margaret. Born 1824, died Feb 1873. Age: 50 - Son of Esek & Mercy (Thorpe) Fitch. Small stone leaning on its base
FRANKLIN, Andrus. Spouse of Dorothy Pratt. Born 12-28-1781, died 10-23-1863. Age: 81 - Son of James & Patty (Holmes) Franklin, along with brother James - buried this cemetery. Born in New Hampshire, died in Leon NY. [Head stone broken into pieces on the ground]
FRANKLIN, Daniel. Spouse of Susan Sickles. Born 1808, died 1-28-1878. Age: 70 - Son of Andrus & Dorothy (Pratt) Franklin
FRANKLIN, Dorothy "Dolly" (Pratt). Spouse of Andrus Frannklin. Born 1782, died 8-30-1865. Age: 83 - Dau of Thomas Pratt. Born in Oxford MA. Stone flat on the ground
FRANKLIN, Elizabeth "Betsey" (Oothoudt). Spouse of James Franklin Ens. Born 1785, died 1835. Age: 50 - Dau of Alexander & Charity Hart (Higinbotham) Oothdoudt - buried this cemetery. Born in Ostego Co NY. One of the first settlers Town of Leon with husband & father-in-law - No Stone
FRANKLIN, Hiram - Stone lying on the ground
FRANKLIN, James. Spouse of Patty Holmes. Born 2-1-1750, died 1843. Age: 93 - Son of Ichabod & Hannah (Andrews) Franklin. Born in Attleboro Bristol Co MA. Wed July 1809. With son James were first permanent settlers in Town of Leon from Monroe Co NY in 1818, settled Lots #49 & 50. land for Leon Hollow Cemetery aka Franklin Cemetery set aside from his land - Revolutionary War Vet - enlisted in Winchester, MA (later NH) 1776 - marched to Ticonderoga, then to Mt Independance and after 2 months discharged in 1776 (file slo-710 national archives amd records service in Washington DC). Discharge papers were signed by Colonel Joshua Wingate and Captain William Humphrey. (DAR # A212962) - No Stone
FRANKLIN, James Ens. Spouse of Elizabeth Oothoudt. Born 3-24-1777, died 1844. Age: 67 - Son of James & Patty (Holmes) Franklin - buried this cemetery. Born in Winchester Cheshire Co New Hampshire, died in Leon NY. With his father James - were first permanet settlers in Town of Leon NY in 1818. stone broken into pieces on the ground - War of 1812 Vet. NY troops, An Ensign in Capt Streeter's Co. 6-29-1812 through 7-10-1815. Wounded. Was at the burning of Buffalo. - No Stone
FRANKLIN, Mary W. Spouse of Rufus Franklin. Born 9-18-1823, died 10-29-1897. Age: 74 - Seven children
FRANKLIN, Patty (Holmes) - Prob born in Massachusetts. Wife of first settler in Town of Leon NY - No Stone
FRANKLIN, Rufus. Spouse of Mary W. Born 1818, died 1869. Age: 51 - Farmer. Seven children. stone broken and leaning against the base
FRANKLIN, Susan (Sickles). Spouse of Daniel Franklin. Born 1808, died 1880. Age: 72 - Stone lying flat on the ground
GALE, Andres "Andrew". Born 1835, died 1886 51 - Son of Daniel & Leona "Loany" Gale. 1850 census - No Stone
GALE, Daniel. Spouse of Leona "Loany". Born 1808, died 1857. Age: 49 - Early settler Town on Leon NY. Stone lying flat on the ground
GALE, Frances. Born 1841, died 1923. Age: 82 - Dau of Daniel & Leona Gale. 1850 census
GALE, Leona "Loany". Spouse of Daniel Gale, died 1858 - Early settler in Leon NY. Family matriarch - No Stone
GOULD, Mercy (Wise). Spouse of Waterman Gould. Born 1789, died 1824. Age: 35 - Dau of Abner & Tamesin (Hayes) Wise. As a widow, lived with Abner, her father - No Stone
GREELEY, Clifton. Spouse of Lovica H Snyder. Born 1800, died 10-5-1866. Age: 66 - Born in New Hampshire, lived in Leon NY. Stone lying on the ground
GREELEY, Lovica H (Snyder). Spouse of Clifton Greeley. Born 7-22-1814, died 9-4-1892. Age: 78 - Stone lying on the ground
GROUT, Anahum. Spouse of Sally Capenter. Born 4-4-1782, died 6-1-1864. Age: 82 - Born in Massachusetts. Duel headstone with Sally
GROUT, Joseph. Spouse of Lucy. Born 7-24-1804, died 6-4-1875. Age: 70y 10m 11d - Son of Anahum & Sally (Carpenter) Grout. Born in Massachusetts
GROUT, Lucy. Spouse of Joseph Grout. Born 1808, died 5-4-1865. Age: 58 - Born in Vermont - No Stone
GROUT, Sally (Carpenter). Spouse of Anahum Grout. Born 5-24-1785, died 1-8-1869. Age: 83 - Born in Massachusetts. Duel head stone with Anahum
HARMON, Helen J. Born 1842, died 1843. Age: 1y - Dau of H & Emeline Harmon - No Stone
HARMON, Simeon. Born 1787, died 1841. Age: 54 - One of the first to settle Riga Road Town of Leon NY - War of 1812 Vet, Was at the Burning of Buffalo. - No Stone
HARRINGTON, Everett. Born 1843, died 1853. Age: 10y - Pos child of Remington Harrington - No Stone
HARRINGTON, William. Born 1839, died 1851. Age: 12y - Pos child of Remington Harrington - No Stone
HUNTLEY, Laura V (Wise). Spouse of Albert Huntley. Born 1829, died 1909. Age: 80 - Died in Machias N. Large head stone
JENKS, Almeda A. Born 1845, died 1845. Age: 4m - Dau of Philander & Latisa "Latty" (Wise) Jenks - No Stone
JENKS, Philander. Spouse of Letisa Wise. Born 11-21-1817, died 2-12-1849. Age: 32 - Son of Lovett & Cynthia (Wise) Jenks. Philander & Latisa were first cousins. Latisa wed 2nd George Sage
JENNETT, Lena Salina. Born 1796, died 1813. Age: 17 - No Stone
JOHNSON, Delana. Born 1811, died 1890. Age: 79 - No Stone
KELLEY, Avis. Spouse of Benjamin Kelley. Born 11-6-1817, died 1-19-1892. Age: 74
KELLEY, Benjamin. Spouse of Avis. Born 1811, died 2-14-1854. Age: 43y 4m 15d - Son of Eber Kelley
KELLEY, Eber - Came to Town of Leon in 1828 along with son Benjamin - No Stone
KELLEY, Harriet, died 12-14-1846. Age: 11y 4m 11d - Dau of Benjamin & Avis Kelley
MOREY, Malantha (Town). Spouse of Harrison Morey. Born 1822, died 12-16-1851. Age: 29 - Dau of Reuben & Lydia Town. 1850 census
NOYES, Dudley. Spouse of Sally Johnson. Born 5-5-1764, died 3-25-1846. Age: 82 - Born in Newbury Essex Co MA, died in Leon NY. Settled in Leon in 1829. Son opened first store & distillery in Leon Mills in 1827 - Revolutionary War Vet. MA Troops, Col Wesley Capts Hale, Dixon. Pvt. DAR # A085050 - No Stone
NOYES, Sally (Johnson). Spouse of Dudley Noyes. Born 3-27-1763, died 1-22-1857. Age: 93 - Dau of Timothy & Mary (Greely) Johnson. Born in Massachusetts, died in Leon NY
OOTHOUDT, Alexander. Spouse of Charity Hart Higinbotham. Born 9-4-1763, died 1818. Age: 55 - Born in Albany Co NY, died in Leon NY - No Stone
OOTHOUDT, Charity Hart (Higinbothom). Spouse of Alexander Oothoudt. Born 1767, died 1818. Age: 51 - At least nine children - No Stone
SICKLES, Jacob. Born 1819, died 1875. Age: 56 - Son of John & Margaret "Patty" (Clark) Sickles. Born in Monroe Co NY - No Stone
SICKLES, John. Spouse of Margaret "Patty" Clark. Born 3-15-1779, died 2-16-1857. Age: 77 - Stone lying flat on the ground
SICKLES, Margaret "Patty" (Clark). Spouse of John Sickles. Born 5-3-1789, died 12-19-1862. Age: 73 - Stone lying flat on the ground
SMITH, Charles, died 11-17-1876
SMITH, Infant - No Stone
SMITH, LeRoy, died 1844 - No Stone
SNYDER, Esther (Waterhouse). Spouse of John Snyder. Born 1815, died 7-30-1871. Age: 56 - Probable dau of James & Anna (Wise) Waterhouse. Stone lying flat on the ground
SNYDER, John. Spouse of #1 Esther Waterhouse, #2 Jane Elizabeth "Eliza" (Black) Longcore. Born 1813, died 1885. Age: 72 - Died in Town of Leon Cattaraugus Co NY - No Stone
TOWN, Charles Sidney. Spouse of Mary Abby. Born 1816, died 4-3-1856 - Born in Genesee Co NY. Wed 9-10-1843
TOWN, Hannah. Spouse of Samuel Town I. Born 1788, died 10-1-1864. Age: 76 - Among the first settlers to Town Hill area of Leon NY
TOWN, Jane M. Spouse of Samuel Town II. Born 1811, died 5-31-1883. Age: 62 - Lived on Town Hill Town of Leon NY
TOWN, Mary (Abby). Spouse of Charles Sidney Town. Born 1827, died 7-19-1882. Age: 55 - Died in Leon NY. Wed 9-10-1843. Stone flat on the ground
TOWN, Rebecca. Spouse of Salem Town Jr. Born 1806, died 3-30-1831. Age: 25y 4m 12d
TOWN, Samuel. Spouse of Hannah. Born 1772, died 1-19-1853. Age: 81 - Among the first settlers to Town Hill area of Leon NY
TOWN, Samuel II. Spouse of Jane M. Born 1813, died 1865. Age: 52y 26d - Lived on Town Hill Town of Leon NY
TOWN, Sylvanius. Born 4-30-1809, died 12-2-1895. Age: 86 - Son of Samuel & Hannah Town. Born in Oneida Co NY, died in Leon NY. A farmer
WASHBURN, Abagail. Born 1821, died 1837. Age: 16 - No Stone
WILCOX, Caroline A. Born 1845, died 1847. Age: 2y - Dau of Elihu & Philomila (Clough) Wilcox - buried this cemetery. [Listed on family stone]
WILCOX, Elihu. Spouse of Philomila Clough. Born 1813, died 1889. Age: 76 - Son of James & Susanna (Dalrymple) Born in Vermont, died in Town of Leon NY. Eight children
WILCOX, James. Spouse of Susanna Dalrymple. Born 1777, died 9-17-1847 - Son of James & Sarah (Scraton) Wilcox. Born in Connecticut, died in Leon NY. Wed 2-14-1799
WILCOX, Jonathan. Born 1850, died 1853. Age: 3y - Son of Elihu & Philomila (Clough) Wilcox. [Listed on family stone.
WILCOX, Kittie M. Born 1865, died 1867. Age: 2y - Dau of Elihu & Philomila (Clough) Wilcox. [Listed on family stone.
WILCOX, Philomila (Clough). Spouse of Elihu Wilcox. Born 1822, died 1893. Age: 71 - Born in Canada, died in Leon NY. Eight children
WILCOX, Susanna (Dalrymple). Spouse of James Wilcox. Born 5-20-1783, died 8-13-1849. Age: 66 - Born in Northbridge Worchester Co MA, died in Leon NY
WISE, Abner Capt. Spouse of Tamesin Hayes. Born 9-17-1758, died 1838. Age: 80 - Son of John Wise. Born in Lebanon New London Co CT, died in Leon NY. Wed 1776 Dover NH - Revolutionary War Vet. Disallowed by DAR. (DAR # A126802) - No Stone
WISE, Tamesin (Hayes). Spouse of Abner Wise. Born 3-21-1755, died 1829. Age: 74 - Dau of Ichabod & Elizabeth Hayes. Born in Dover Strafford Co NH, died in Leon NY. Wed 1776 Dover NH - No Stone



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