The land for the cemetery was provided by William (Willard) H Taylor. He wanted the back of the cemetery to be used for family members and the front portion used by the public. Many of the stones have been disturbed and a small pile of stones lay at the foot of a tree. A school house was there and now a church sits on the front part of the property. I have an overhead photo of the church which shows a cluster of trees behind the church. The cemetery is located under the trees you can see in the photo. The cemetery is overgrown so the stones were under the weeds that have grown up. The photo that I have of Martha's stone has Martha's age and death date on one side and W H Taylor's info on the other side. It is a very tall stone, the largest one in the cemetery. It is located near the dry goods store that Nathan and George ran in Turtlepoint.
The first photo is of Martha's side of the stone. The second is of one of the old fence posts in the cemetery. The third is of the sign in front of the church built on the front part of the cemetery. The fourth is of an overhead view of the church. The cemetery is in the patch of trees behind the church. It is in the center and left side of the bunch of trees behind the church. If someone wanted to visit the cemetery, they should park in the church parking lot and climb the hill around the left side of the church into the trees.
Submitted by: Kim (Taylor) Downs and Lynne (Taylor) Swartwout
HAYNES, ------ born 4-17-1888 age 3m 16d HAYNES, ------ born 1-28-1890 age 8m 17d SATTERLY, Albert A. born 1839 died 1865 Company B 109 NY Vol. TAYLOR, Martha wife of W.H. Taylor died Dec. 1, 1894 age 82 ys 6mo 6ds. TAYLOR, W.H. died July 25, 1904 age 89 TAYLOR, William H. Taylor born 1843 died 1926 TAYLOR ----- UNKNOWN can't read can't read UNKNOWN can't read
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