Birdseye Hollow Cemetery
Town of Bradford
GPS location: N42 21.790, W77 08.842
100 yards South of CR16 (Telegraph Road) and 200 yards west of the intersection with CR96 (Birdseye Hollow Road). Cannot be seen from the road. On top of a hill.
From the records supplied by Neva Dennis and a 2008 reading of the stones by Paul Giometti.

This cemetery is contained in the Birdseye Hollow State Forest. The majority of this state forest was acquired by the New York State between 1930 and 1940 under the terms of the Hewett Amendment to the State Constitution and the authority of the Enlarged Reforestation Act. Significant additions were made in the early 1960's using the authority of the Parks and Recreation land acquisition bond act. The current size is about 3,446 acres. According to the 1873 property map available elsewhere on this website, the descendants of those buried here are indicated. The cemetery was either on the Wolcott property or near it. It is doubtful that this cemetery was originally named Birdseye Hollow. The people buried here settled this land to cut timber and send it down the then navigable Mud Creek. Once the trees were gone it was found the land was not suitable for crop farming.

Photos by Paul Giometti


* Stone found in 2008
* BAKER, Elisha , Spouse of Ruth , Died 14 Jun 1821 , Age in 38th yr
BASSETT, Abigail , Spouse of Daniel , Died 12 Oct 1845 , Age 50y6m
BASSETT, Sarah Jane , Died 13 Jun 1840 , Age 2y3m d/o William & Susanna
* BEMAN, Margaret , Spouse of William , Died 13 Apr 1843 , Age 28y3m18d
BENNETT, Ann E. , Born 1813 , Died 1885
* BENNETT, Eleanor , Spouse of Elias , Died 7 Mar 1868 , Age 59y11m7d
* BENNETT, William Henry , Died 6 May 1870 , Age 8y6m s/o Richard & Harriet
* BOYD, James , Died 10 Nov 1846 , Age 73y7m23d
* BOYD, Nancy , Spouse of James , Died 28 Feb 1812 , Age 23y9m
* BROWN, Eunice , Spouse of W. M. , Died 21 Nov 1858 , Age in 62nd yr
* BROWN, George G. L. , Died 1 Apr 1845 , Age 25y2m9d
COLE, Amanda , Spouse of 1. Andrew Houck m. 1841; 2. Theron Cole m. 1861 , Died 9 Sep 1877 , Age 56y5m d/o James Barnabas & Sarah Carver Longwell
DYKES, Isaac C. , Died 10 Nov 1862 , Age 21y s/o John J. & Elizabeth
EGLESTON, Clarissa , Spouse of Clark , Died 24 Apr 1845 , Age 28y1m4d
* GRIMES, Daniel , Died 18 Jan 1854 , Age 81y7m2d
* GRIMES, Isabel , Spouse of Daniel , Died 18 Jun 1860 , Age 79y5m26d
GRIMES, Orrin , Died 5 Jun 1883 , Age 83y s/o Daniel & Isabel Grimes
GRIMES, Philander , Died 24 Sep 1852 , Age 51y
HADLEY, Frank P. , Died Aug 8 2009 s/o Leon Hadley & Tillie Elliott, sons: Eric, Nicholas, dau. Kristin (Richard) Clugatone
* HAWKINS, Caroline , Spouse of Sylvanus , Born 21 Dec 1817 , Died 3 Dec 1871 Mother
* HAWKINS, Isabell , Spouse of William , Died 2 Apr 1876 , Age 34y6m24d
* HAWKINS, Sylvanus , Born 24 Jul 1808 , Died 24 Nov 1882 Father
* HOUK, Anna , Spouse of Peter , Died 31 Mar 1832 , Age 34y5m21d
HOUK, Drew J. , Died 14 Apr 1859 , Age 38y May be Andrew J. Houck s/o Peter & Anna Houk and husband of Amanda Longwell
HOUK, Mary , Spouse of Peter , Died 10 Oct 1836 , Age 41y2m1d nee Herrick
* HOUK, Peter , Born circa 1795 , Died 2 Mar 1867 s/o Hendrick Huyck & Maria Bell
LONGWELL, Abigail E. , Spouse of 1. Daniel Wood Benedict, 2. Jeremiah "Jerry" Longwell m. 3 Apr 1847 Bradford, NY , died Sep 20 1885 , age 63y7m27d d/o Benjamin Woodruff Sr. & Mary Sanford
* LONGWELL, infant son , Died 3 Dec 1848 , Age 6d s/o Jeremiah "Jerry" Longwell & Abigail W. Woodruff
* LONGWELL, James M. , Spouse of Mary Catherine Woodruff , Born 17 Feb 1828 , Died 8 Jun 1882 s/o James Barnabus & Sarah Carver Longwell
LONGWELL, Jeremiah "Jerry" , Spouse of 1. Mary A. Randall; 2. Abigail E. Woodruff m. 3 Apr 1847 Bradford, NY , born Dec 17 1823 , died Nov 1 1895 s/o James Barnabas "Barnet" Longwell & Sarah Carver
LONGWELL, Mary Catherine , Spouse of James M. Longwell , Born Nov 16 1832 , died Nov 14 1890 d/o Benjamin Woodruff Sr. & Julia Ann Rowley
* LONGWELL, Mary E. , Died 6 Nov 1856 , Age 3y3m27d d/o Jeremiah & Abigail
* MORRIS, Amanda , Spouse of James D. , Died 10 apr 1887 , Age 82y5m18d d/o Daniel & Isabel Grimes
MORRIS, George , Died 17 Oct 1845 , Age 5m25d s/o James D. Morris & Amanda Grimes
* MORRIS, James D. , Spouse of Amanda Grimes , Died 8 Jan 1862 , Age 51y7m20d
* MORRIS, Margaret , Spouse of John , Died 2 Sep 1827 , Age 72y12d
MORRIS, Mathew , Died 23 Oct 1825 , Age 5y8m9d s/o Robert & Abigail
* MORRIS, Robert , Died 27 Dec 1829 , Age 55y9m9d
* MORRIS, Sobrina , Died 27 Dec 1863 , Age 23y2m18d d/o James D. & Amanda
* PARSELL, Margaret , Spouse of Peter , Died 6 Jul 1838 , Age 83y11m22d
* PARSELL, Peter , Died 9 Mar 1838 , Age 81y8d
* PERKINS, Emily E. , Spouse of Lewis , Died 30 Jun 1887 , Age 64y8m21d
* PLATT, Benjamin , Died 22 Apr 1840 , Age 20y4m10d s/o Benjamin & Phebe
* PLATT, Hannah , Died 16 Mar 1819 , Age 1y1d d/o Benjamin & Phebe
* PLATT, Marcus F. B. , Died 31 Dec 1838 , Age 5y s/o Benjamin & Phebe
* PLATT, Margarett , Died 1 Aug 184_ d/o Benjamin & Phebe
PLATT, Martha N. , Died 17 Sep 1841 , Age 1y d/o Jacob F. & Amdia B.
* PLATT, Phebe , Died 7 Aug 1842 , Age 10y7m17d d/o Benjamin & Phebe
* PLATT, Phebe , Spouse of Benjamin , Died 25 Aug 1847 , Age 53y2d
* PLATT, Ruth , Died 16 Oct 1825 , Age 1y9m d/o Benjamin & Phebe
PRENTISS, Elias , Died 12 May 1870 , Age 1y6m12d s/o G. F. & M. E.
* RETAN, Almeran , Spouse of Zillah A. Longwell m. 1833 , Died 1 Feb 1885 , Age 73y4m24d s/o Barnett & Sally Drew Retan, obelisk stone tiped over
* RETAN, Zillah , Spouse of Almeran , Died 8 Aug 1883 , Age 70y7m11d d/o James Barnabus & Sarah Carver Longwell
* SPRAGUE, Freddie , Died 2 Mar 1861 , Age 6y s/o Charles & Mary
* SPRAGUE, Harriet , Spouse of William , Died 25 Sep 1865 , Age in 55th yr
TEACHMAN, Andrew D. , Died 1 Jul 1848 s/o Sidney C. & Lucy Earle
TEACHMAN, Frances , Died 24 Jan 1849 d/o Sidney C. & Lucy Earle
* TEACHMAN, Mary , Spouse of David , Died 4 Apr 1848 , Age 71y4m17d
* unknown, Isaacc
* UTTER, Mary , Spouse of Thomas , Died 10 Aug 1829 , Age 26y2m (stone reader went back and rechecked)
UTTER, Solomon , Died 26 Feb 1810 , Age 13y11m11d s/o Thomas & Mary
* WOLCOTT, Alivira , Died Oct 1825 , Age in 9th yr d/o Norman & Sarah
* WOLCOTT, Hannah , Died Sep 1823 , Age in 14th yr d/o Norman & Sarah
* WOLCOTT, Nancy M. , Died 30 Apr 1845 , Age 10y7m28d d/o J. C. & Rebecca (Jonathan Cook Wolcott & Rebecca Boyd)
* WOLCOTT, Nathan C. , Died 10 Sep 1815 , Age in 5th yr s/o Norman & Sarah
* WOLCOTT, Norman , Spouse of Sarah Cook , Died 20 Sep 1859 , Age 94y s/o Justus & Rachel Bidwell
* WOLCOTT, Norman R. , Died 11 Mar 1845 , Age 2wks s/o J. C. & Rebecca (Jonathan Cook Wolcott & Rebecca Boyd)
* WOLCOTT, Sarah C. , Spouse of Norman , Died 20 Mar 1873 , Age 96y2m21d nee Cook
* WOOD, Emeline , Spouse of Lewis , Died 17 Aug 1842 , Age 29y1m11d d/o David & Mary Teachman


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