OLD WELLS CEMETERY
at Oswayo, Oswayo Twp.

GPS Coordinates: 4155'36.80"N, 78 0'27.62"W
On 244, drive east of Oswayo to the trout hatchery. Cemetery is on a little knoll to the left, about 200 yds from the road.
There is an access road to the left of the house.

Walked and Compiled by Charlie Barrett. Updated with contributions from our users.



Photo by Frankie Stonemetz
Photo by Barb Hyde - October 2009


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.

ALLEN, Franklin Morris. Born ??, died ?? - - Civil War Vet, Co K 136 NY Vol Inf
AMES, Dau. Born 4-30-1880, died 5-3-1882. Age: 2y 3d - Dau of Alva R. and Mary Jane (Bradley) Ames -
BAKER, Phebe A. Spouse of R. H. Born 1831, died 11-2-1864 - -
BEEBE, Catherine (Spicer) Crittenden Richmond #1 Noah Crittenden Jr., #2 Adrian Richmond, #3 Judge Samuel Beebe. Born 1827, died 8-28-1900 - Dau of Shubel and Sally (Coats) Spicer. Wed Noah 1847, at least five children. (He d. 1872) Wed Adrian 1882, he d. 1885. -
BEEBE, Clarinda A. [Clara]. Born 1853, died 187? - Dau of Samuel and Dorothy (Colvin) Beebe -
BEEBE, Dorothy (Colvin). Spouse of Samuel. Born 3-18-1827, died 5-28-1888 - Philo H. and Mary (Darling) Colvin. Born in NY. (1870 Oswayo Census) -
BEEBE, Fanny Louise (Tyler). Spouse of Joel H. Born 10-31-1860, died 8-10-1883 - Dau of George W. and Ellen Tyler -
BEEBE, Prentice W. Spouse of Jennie Miller. Born 1856, died 1905 - Son of Samuel and Dorothy (Colvin) Beebe. Wed 2-28-1880. -
BEEBE, Samuel John. Spouse of Dorothy Colvin. Born 5-22-1827, died 8-25-1876 - Son of Stephan E., Jr. and Sarah (Gallant) Beebe. Born in NY. (1870, 1880 Oswayo Census) -
BODWELL, Julia M. Born 8-17-1845, died 3-1-1873 - Dau of Lyman and Mary Bodwell. Born in NY. (1870 Oswayo Census) -
BODWELL, Lyman. Spouse of Mary. Born 2-15-1811, died 11-27-1887 - Born in NY. (1870 Oswayo Census) (Lumen in 1880 Oswayo Census) -
BRADLEY, Eunice. Born 2-3-1837, died 11-14-1848 - Dau of Sheldon and Julia A. Bradley -
BRADLEY, George W. Spouse of Lydia/ Alice. Born 1822, died ?? - Son of Sheldon and Julia A. Bradley. Born in PA, died after 1870. (1860, 1870 Oswayo Census) - Civil War Vet, Co G 46th Regt PA
BRADLEY, Julia Ann. Spouse of Sheldon. Born 8-22-1797, died 4-24-1851 - -
BRADLEY, Lydia. Spouse of George W. Born 5-29-1821, died 4-1-1864 - Born in NJ. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
BROWN, Harlan E. Born 10-18-1862, died 10-26-1887 - Son of Judson and Sovina (Johnson) Brown -
BROWN, Judson. Spouse of Sovina Johnson. Born, died 7-30-1864 - Buried at Andersonville GA - grave 4,360 - Civil War Vet, died at Andersonville.
BRYANT, Eliza. Spouse of William. Born 1-1850, died 1932 - 1900 Hebron census: Wed 29 yrs to William. -
BRYANT, Flora M. Born 1863, died 1863 - Dau of William and H. E. (Rowland) Bryant -
BRYANT, George. Born 1862, died 1863 - Son of William and H. E. (Rowland) Bryant -
BRYANT, Grace. Born ??, died ?? - Dau of William and H. E. (Rowland) Bryant -
BRYANT, H. E. (Rowland). Spouse of William. Born 1839, died 1869 - Dau of Samuel Rowland. First wife of William -
BRYANT, William. Spouse of H. E./ Eliza. Born 9-1833, died 1903 - Wed 2 times. 1900 Hebron census: Wed 29 yrs to Eliza. -
COLEGROVE, Frank. Born 3-23-1872, died 4-13-1873 - Son of Eugene and Sarah Colegrove -
CONE, Emma E. (Swift). Spouse of William C. Born 1856?, died 7-8-1882 - Dau of Elijah and Augusta (Hinton) Swift. Wed 6-21-1881. -
CRITTENDEN, Clarence. Born 9-10-1859, died 1-21-1864 - -
CRITTENDEN, Mary. Born 1848, died 1876 - Dau of Noah, Jr. and Catherine (Stout) Crittenden. Born in PA. (1850 Oswayo Census) -
CRITTENDEN, Noah, Jr. Spouse of Catherine J. Spicer. Born 9-25-1819, died 12-21-1872 - (1840,1870 Oswayo Census) -
DAVIS, Herbert L. Born 5-??-1869, died 8-24-1880 - Son of John and Rachel Davis. (1870 Oswayo Census) -
DAVIS, John. Spouse of Rachel Fessenden. Born ??, died ?? - (1870 Oswayo Census) -
DAVIS, Rachel. Spouse of John. Born 9-16-1840, died 7-5-1921 - (1870 Oswayo Census) -
DEXTER, Lucy M. (Parker). Spouse of William. Born 7-7-1820, died 6-13-1884 - Born in NY. (1860, 1870 Oswayo Census) -
DEXTER, William. Spouse of Lucy M. Parker. Born 6-13-1809, died 5-4-1893 - Born in NY. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
DUNHAM, Sally Maria (Gordon). Spouse of Solomon, Jr. Born 1825, died 5-9-1904 - Born in NY. (1850, 1860 Oswayo Census) -
DUNHAM, Solomon, Jr. Spouse of Sally Marie Gordon. Born 1818, died 1882 - Born in NY. (1850, 1870 Oswayo Census) - Civil War Vet,
EARL, Lorenzo. Born 1-6-1857, died 6-30-1867 - Son of William M. and Mary Earl -
GALE, Belinda (Lord). Spouse of Franklin Jr. Born 7-17-1858, died 3-15-1883 - Dau of William and Polly Lord -
GALE, John E. Born 6-6-1845, died 12-22-1863 - Son of Franklin and Almira Gale. Born in NY. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
GRANDY, Joseph O. Born 11-6-1851, died 4-30-1883 - Son of Royal and Julia A. Grandy. Born in PA. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
GRANDY, Julia. Spouse of Royal. Born 1816, died 11-26-1890 - Born in NY. (1850 Oswayo Census) -
GRANDY, Royal. Spouse of Julia. Born 1812, died 4-6-1890 - Born in NY. (1850 Oswayo Census) -
HEAD, Polly S. (Johnson). Spouse of Charles. Born 1834, died 3-30-1869 - Born in NY. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
HEAD, Sarah E. Born 6-17-1856, died 3-10-1862 - Dau of Charles and Polly S. (Johnson) Head -
HEAD, Susan M. Born 1-1852, died 5-27-1873 - Dau of Charles and Polly S. (Johnson) Head -
HODGE, Agnes [Aggie]. Born 8-24-1859, died 5-11-1867 - Dau of George R. and Mary (Bohe) Hodge. Born in NY. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
HODGE, Dan. Born 1-9-1854, died 4-16-1864 - Son of George R. and Mary (Bohe) Hodge. Born in NY. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
HODGE, Marion. Born 1-20-1848, died 9-6-1862 - Dau of George R. and Mary (Bohe) Hodge. Born in NY. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
LEWIS, Sarah (Bradley) [Salley]. Spouse of Philander. Born 8-14-1834, died 8-22-1860 - Dau of Sheldon and Julia Ann Bradley -
LORD, Polly. Spouse of William. Born 11-20-1781, died 10-11-1869 - -
LORD, William. Spouse of Polly. Born 4-4-1787, died 10-13-1849 - -
LOVELL, Lemuel. Spouse of Sarah Crittenden. Born 5-29-1806, died 1-21-1873 - Born in PA. (1850, 1870 Oswayo Census) -
LOVELL, Philemon G. Born 1837, died ?? - Son of Lemuel and Sarah (Crittenden) Lovell - Civil War Vet, Btry D, 43rd Arty, Pvt. Mustered out with Battery on June 30, 1865.
LOVELL, Sarah (Crittenden). Spouse of Lemuel. Born 9-4-1817, died 12-5-1855 - Born in NY. (1850 Oswayo Census) -
LYMAN, Ashbel H. Born 10-??-1846, died 2-1-1863 - Son of Eleazer and Mary E. (Hollister) Lyman -
LYMAN, Eleazer. Spouse of Mary Dudley/ Mary E. Hollister. Born 6-15-1793, died 2-4-1878 - Son of Benjamin Lyman. Born in Windhan Co. VT. Was a carpenter. Wed Mary D in Casterlin VT in 1815, 7 children. Wed Mary H. 3-6-1833 in Pawlet VT, 5 children. (1870 Oswayo Census) - War of 1812 Vet, VT Vols, Ord Sgt.
LYMAN, Eleazer. Born 6-12-1876, died 9-24-1880 - Son of S. Algernon and Rachel (Taggart) Lyman. Wed 2 times. (1880 Oswayo Census) -
LYMAN, Lucretia E. Born 4-11-1844, died 12-16-1872 - Dau of Eleazer and Mary E. (Hollister) Lyman -
LYMAN, Mae Elizabeth. Born 5-31-1863, died 3-22-1875 - Dau of S. Algernon and Rachel (Taggart) Lyman -
LYMAN, Maude R. Born 4-8-1868, died 9-30-1880 - Dau of S. Algernon and Rachel (Taggart) Lyman -
LYMAN, Maurice W. Born 1866, died 9-25-1886 - Son of S. Algernon and Rachel (Taggart) Lyman -
LYMAN, Rachel (Taggart). Spouse of Algernon Sidney. Born 11-17-1839, died 10-26-1882 - Wed 10-10-1881. (1870, 1880 Oswayo Census) -
MARTIN, Lovina. Born 10-29-1859, died 5-30-1863 - Dau of Vincent and Mary Martin. Born in PA. Census says Malvina.(1860 Oswayo Census) -
MARTIN, Mary J. Spouse of Vincent. Born 12-20-1833, died 4-10-1883 - Born in PA. (1860, 1870 Oswayo Census) -
MARTIN, William. Born 2-22-1858, died 9-27-1863 - Son of Vincent and Mary Martin. Born in NY. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
MUNSON, Harriet C. Born 1835, died ?? - Born in NY. (1870 Oswayo Census) -
MUNSON, Henry E. Spouse of Malissa. Born 1843, died 5-5-1864 - - Civil War Vet, Co G 46 PA Vols, Pvt. Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate on March 5, 1863.
PARKER, Lucy A. Spouse of Jonathan. Born 1796, died 5-29-1869 - Born in CT. Living in William Dexter's household. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
PHILLIPS, Henry H. Born 1821, died 9-19-1863 - -
ROBBINS, Emma (Labonta). Spouse of Verner. Born 1-1867, died 6-17-1884. Age: 17y 5m - -
SIMMONS, Welthy (Wells). Spouse of Charles H. Born 2-25-1836, died 8-26-1862 - Dau of John and Polly Wells. Born in PA. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
SLAUGHTER, Mamie A. Born 1875, died 1882 - Dau of Frank W. and Laura E. (Brizzie) Slaughter. (Minnie in 1880 Oswayo census) -
SMITH, Ansel T. Spouse of ?/Sovina Johnson Brown. Born 1824, died 1906 - Mason (1900 Oswayo Census: 11-1822) -
SMITH, Ellen E. (Tyler) [Ella]. Spouse of Coleman. Born 2-23-1853, died 4-4-1881 - Dau of George and Ellen W. Tyler. Born in PA. (1880 Oswayo Census) -
SMITH, Emma J. (Brown). Spouse of William W. Born 7-1857, died 1940 - Wed 8-17-1878 in Oswayo PA. (1900 Oswayo Census) -
SMITH, Joanna S. Spouse of Eugene. Born 1860, died 7-1-1883 - -
SMITH, Leroy V. Born 7-18-1849, died 8-24-1847 - -
SMITH, Sovina (Johnson). Spouse of Judson Brown/ Ansel T. Born 1835, died 1897 - (1800 Oswayo Census: Lavina Johnson Brown) -
SMITH, William W. Spouse of Emma J. Brown. Born 3-1853, died 1905 - Son of Ansel T. Smith. Wed 8-17-1878 in Oswayo PA. (1900 Oswayo Census) -
SNATH, Henry, Sr. Spouse of Lovina. Born 4-14-1804, died 2-11-1891. Age: 80y 9m 28d - Born in CT. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
SNATH, Henry Jr. Born 1840, died 7-20-1864 - Son of Henry and Lovina Snath - Civil War Vet, Co G 46 PA Vols, Pvt. Killed in action on July 20, 1864.
SNATH, Lovina. Spouse of Henry, Sr. Born 5-19-1812, died 4-4-1860. Age: 47y 10m 16d - -
STILSON, Calvin S. Spouse of Allie Huff. Born 3-30-1807, died 12-13-1864 - Born in CT. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
STORY, Mary J. Spouse of Clark. Born 5-1838, died 3-11-1861 - -
SWIFT, Augusta. Spouse of Elijah. Born 6-2- 1839, died 1-2-187l. Age: 31y 7m - -
SWIFT, James. Born ??, died ?? - -
WELLS, John. Spouse of Polly. Born 11-25-1793, died 3-18-1869 - Born in NY. (1860 Oswayo Census) -
WELLS, Polly. Spouse of John. Born 4-14-1802, died 8-17-1853 - -
WILKINSON, John C., Sr. Spouse of Mary J./ Mary Burdick. Born ??, died aft 1890 - - Civil War Vet. Co G, 46th PA Vols, Sgt.
WILKINSON, Mary F. (Burdick). Spouse of John C. Sr. Born 9-4-1830, died 12-1-1888 - 2nd Wife -
WILKINSON, Mary J. Spouse of John C. Sr. Born 7-30-1832, died 12-5-1861 - 1st Wife -
WOOD, Frank E. Born 4-6-1869, died 11-22-1880 - Son of M. R. and Martha (Stilson) Wood -
WOOD, Julia A. Born 1873, died 1880 - Dau of M. R. and Martha (Stilson) Wood -
WOOD, Martha (Stilson). Spouse of M. R. Born 2-9-1845, died 3-23-1883 - Dau of Calvin S. and Allie (Huff) Stilson. Born in NY. (1860 Oswayo Census) -

Back to Potter County


If you have anything of genealogical or historical interest to add to this site, or if you are interested in becoming a member of the Painted Hills Genealogy Society, please contact us at:
Painted Hills

This page is maintained by the PHGS
Last Update February 8, 2017