Brownlee Cemetery, Portage Twp, Potter County

(GPS Coordinates: 41°36'8.08"N, 78° 4'3.21"W)
On 872, drive 2.5 miles south of Austin. Just after crossing Freeman Run, make a sharp right turn onto Portage Road.
Cemetery is .1 mile. It is on the left across the field in the grove of hemlocks.

This cemetery was cleaned up and restored by Zach Jeffers in the fall of 2007. Thank you, Zach!
The photo on the left shows the cemetery when Zach was finished. The photo on the right shows the cemetery as it looks today.
These two photos show how important constant maintanence is to these cemeteries


Photo by Zach Jeffers, 2007
Photo by Ron Ebbert, 2010

Compiled from gravestone information and photos taken by Ron Ebbert

 
Where noted, some entries have been expanded with cross-references to census data. To view the census data, open the census cited and search for a name.
* denotes a birthdate calculated from the given death date and age at death.

AUSTIN, Amelia (Stedman). Spouse of Edward Ormel. Born 1826*, died 3-6-1875. Age:49 - First wife of Edward. Wed 3-14-1849 in Harrison.
BROWNLEE, Boy. Born ??, died ?? - Young son of John and Elizabeth (Savage) Brownlee
BROWNLEE, Boy. Born ??, died ?? - Young son of John and Elizabeth (Savage) Brownlee
BROWNLEE, Boy. Born ??, died ?? - Young son of John and Elizabeth (Savage) Brownlee
BROWNLEE, Catherine (Kennedy) Young. Spouse of Robert Young/ Robert. Born 3-12-1797, died 10-11-1883 - Born at Hillvei~~~, County Down, Ireland. (1870 Sylvania, 1880 Portage Census)
BROWNLEE, Edith. Born 3-24-1899*, died 6-9-1899. Age:2m 16d
BROWNLEE, Elizabeth (Savage). Spouse of John. Born 1833*, died 7-18-1888. Age:55 - First wife of John, 10 children. (1880 Portage Census)
BROWNLEE, Floss. Born 12-15-1885*, died 3-10-1886. Age:2m 26d
BROWNLEE, Grace. Spouse of William. Born 1869, died 1918
BROWNLEE, Jennie E. Spouse of John E. Born 1875, died 1958
BROWNLEE, John, Capt. Spouse of Elizabeth Savage/ Rebecca Courtney. Born 2-10-1827, died 2-17-1900 - Son of Robert and Ruth Brownlee. Born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Ireland.
BROWNLEE, John Edmund. Spouse of Jennie E. Born 1860, died 1937 - Son of John and Elizabeth (Savage) Brownlee. (1880 Portage Census)
BROWNLEE, Maude E. Born 2-22-1887*, died 7-25-1899. Age:12y 5m 3d - Dau of William and Grace Brownlee.
BROWNLEE, Robert. Spouse of ?/ Catherine Young. Born 1-15-1805, died 3-19-1885 - Born at Gracehill, County Antrim, Ireland
BROWNLEE, Sarah Elizabeth. Born 12-13-1874, died 3-18-1893 - Dau of John and Elizabeth (Savage) Brownlee. (1880 Portage Census)
BROWNLEE, William Savage. Spouse of Grace. Born 1862, died 19-- - Son of John and Elizabeth (Savage) Brownlee. (1880 Portage Census)
CARSON, Mary (Young). Spouse of William. Born 1791, died 6-25-1878 - (1860 Sylvania Census)
CARSON, Robert. Born 1824, died 1876 - [Father]
CARSON, William. Spouse of Mary Young. Born 1798, died 1880 - Born in Scotland, millwright, weaver and innkeeper of The Saint's Rest. Grandfather of Hugh Young. (1880 Portage Census)
RICHARDSON, Marjorie L. Born 7-11-1906, died 3-28-1907 - Dau of William and C. E. Richardson.
SULLIVAN, Ellen E. Born 1-1-1881*, died 1-11-1881. Age:11d - Dau of John and Kate Sullivan.
SULLIVAN, Tom. Born 1-10-1879*, died 12-10-1880. Age:1y 11m - Son of John and Kate Sullivan.
YOUNG, Elizabeth Jane (Carson). Spouse of Robert K. Born 1833, died 1876 - [Mother] Dau of William and Mary (Young) Carson. Wed 12-5-1848 in Coudersport.
YOUNG, Glenn W. Born 1-07-1887*, died 2-9-1887. Age:1m 2d - Son of Jugh J. and Elizabeth E. (Rees) Young.
YOUNG, Grace E. (Curtis). Spouse of Norman J. Born 6-1-1879, died 1963 - Wed 6-10-1897.
YOUNG, Herbert H. Born 8-17-1904, died 1962 - Son of Norman J. and Grace E. (Curtis) Young.
YOUNG, Mary. Born 1860, died 1860 - Dau of Robert K. and Elizabeth J. (Carson) Young. (1860 Sylvania Census)
YOUNG, Mary Ann. Born 1862, died 1878 - Dau of Robert K. and Elizabeth J. (Carson) Young. (1870 Sylvania Census)
YOUNG, Matthew Curtis. Born 7-20-1908, died 1987 - Son of Norman J. and Grace E. (Curtis) Young.
YOUNG, Matthew J. Born 1858, died 1899 - Son of Robert K. and Elizabeth J. (Carson) Young. (1870 Sylvania Census, 1880 Portage Census)
YOUNG, Norman J. Spouse of Grace E. Curtis. Born 7-23-1879, died 1969 - Son of Hugh and Elizabeth (Rees) Young. (1880 Portage Census)
YOUNG, Robert Kennedy. Spouse of Elizabeth Carson. Born 1824, died 1876 - Nephew of the senior Carsons. Wed 12-5-1848 in Coudersport.
YOUNG, William C. Born ??, died 6-1874 - Son of Robert K. and Elizabeth J. (Carson) Young.

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