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  Theron   , Died  9 Sep 1877 , Age  56y5m 
 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 
 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 
 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  Jeremiah   , Died  20 Sep 1885 , Age  63y7m27d nee Woodruff
 *  LONGWELL, infant son     , Died  3 Dec 1848 , Age  6d s/o Jeremiah & Abigail
 *  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   , Born  1823 , Died  1895   
 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 nee Grimes
 MORRIS, George     , Died  17 Oct 1845 , Age  5m25d s/o James D. & Amanda
 *  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     , Died  1 Feb 1885 , Age  73y4m24d s/o Barnett & Sally Drew Retan
 *  RETAN, Zillah , Spouse of  Almeran   , Died  8 Aug 1883 , Age  70y7m11d nee 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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