OAK HILL CEMETERY
4524 Oak Hill Road, Town of Canisteo
aka Oak Hill Church Cemetery
Directions: From Route 119/Canisteo River Rd, go uphill on Oregon Rd, turn left on Oak Hill Rd. The cemetery is on the left.
From Route 14/Campbell Creek Rd, go uphill on Oak Hill Rd. The cemetery is on the right.
Next to the former site of the old Oak Hill Baptist Church. The church was established in about 1889 and the cemetery by 1891
Oldest stone located: 1891; Newest stone located: 2007
Walked, researched and stones photographed by Bob and Shelly Florence Glover in 2015.
Stones for all below found unless otherwise noted. Contact them for gravestone photos/obits/info <CoachBob@coachglover.com>




BURD, Reuben , spouse of Ruth Borden , Born 25 Nov 1840 , Died 12 Dec 1923 s/o Jeremiah & Julia Oldfield Burd
BURD, Ruth , spouse of Reuben , Born 27 Oct 1844 , Died 6 Apr 1909 d/o Azariah and Sally Tyler Borden
CARR, Bertha A. "Bertie” , spouse of William, W. , Born 25 Mar 1862 , Died 12 Feb 1898 d/o Robert S. and Julia Ann Williamson Chisholm
CARR, William Wyatt , spouse of Bertha “Bertie” Chisholm , Born 5 Jan 1854 , Died 12 Dec 1925 s/o Stutley and Julia Schoonover Carr
CHASE, Edward William “Ned” , spouse of Flora Burd , Born 25 Oct 1868 , Died 24 Nov 1921 s/o William and Amarintha DeWitt Chase
CHASE, Fanny Elizabeth , Born 23 Jun 1897 , Died 24 Mar 1918 d/o Edward and Flora Burd Chase
CHASE, Flora Ann , spouse of Edward , Born Dec 1872 , Died 18 Sep 1955 d/o Otis and Sarah Mills Burd; per obit
CHASE, Velma May , Born 9 Apr 1907 , Died 1921 d/o Edward and Flora Burd Chase
CHISHOLM, Julia Ann , spouse of Robert , Born 1 Oct 1840 , Died 8 Mar 1922 d/o John D. and Hannah Dunlop Williamson
CHISHOLM, Robert S. , spouse of Julia Ann Williamson , Born 13 Mar 1839 , Died 28 Sep 1926 s/o Ephraim and Sarah Mills Chisholm
CHRISTIAN, Sadie M. , spouse of William C. , Born 14 Jan 1912 , Died Aug 1983
CHRISTIAN, William C , spouse of Sadie , Born 2 Jan 1892 , Died 2 Jan 1968
CLARK, Alice Elizabeth , spouse of Knude Bellows, Forest Clark , Born 7 Aug 1861 , Died 10 Jan 1940 d/o Henry and Mary Gates Burlingham
CLARK, Arthur John , Born 22 Sep 1890 , Died 31 May 1925 s/o Forest and Alice Burlingham Clark
CLARK, Forest Kelts , spouse of Alice Burlingham , Born 23 Apr 1862 , Died 29 Jun 1927 s/o George W. and Mary A. Clark
CLARK, Henry , Born Jun 1902 , Died 22 Nov 1904 s/o Forest and Alice Burlingham Clark
CONINE, Goldie L , Born May 1894 , Died 3 Feb 1895 d/o Otto and Ida Look Conine
CONINE, Lorenzo David , spouse of Mary Louise Hathaway , Born 7 Dec 1844 , Died 21 Jan 1895 , Age 50y1m14d s/o David and Electa Conine; Civil War, Co G, 22d NY Vol. Cav
COOMBS, Jeremy M. , Born 13 May 1980 Died 6 Jan 2004 s/o Daniel and Debra Hults Coombs
COVELL, Chloie E. , Born 1914 , Died 1932 d/o Frank and Rose Clark Covell, Metal marker found in woods near grandparents Frank and Rose Covell and moved to their stone in Aug 2015
COVELL, Frank , spouse of Rose Clark , Born 27 Apr 1868 , Died 25 Mar 1958 s/o Jefferson and Vernelia Gilbert Covell; “Grandson Newell” etched on base of stone is likely Newell Butler s/o Mabel Covell and buried in 2008 at Hornell Rural Cemetery
COVELL, Harry F. , Born 3 Mar 1899 , Died 25 Apr 1932 s/o Frank and Rose Clark Covell; listed in 1989 transcription as next to sister Chloie, but marker not found in 2015
COVELL, Rose , spouse of Frank , Born 1874 , Died 26 May 1959 d/o Benjamin and Adelia Covell Clark
DECKER, Louisa L , spouse of Charles , Born Mar 1882 , Died 1919 d/o Lorenzo and Mary Hathaway Conine
DECKER, Lucinda D. , spouse of likely first wife of Charles , Born 14 Mar 1882 , Died 22 Feb 1903 d/o Samuel D. and Eva King Swift
DECKER, Pauline Page , Born 1915 , Died 1975 listed in 1989 transcription as row 2, far left but stone not found in 2015
DEWITT, William Spencer , spouse of Jane , Born abt 1842 , Died 27 Jul 1897 s/o Henry and Nancy Emery DeWitt; Civil War, Co. M, NY Heavy Artillery
EVANS, Charles E. , spouse of Nancy , Born 1864 , Died 1942
EVANS, Nancy , spouse of Charles , Born 1864 , Died 1920
FENTON, Clarence Brooks , Born Oct 1885 , Died 24 Mar 1910 s/o Sylvester and Emma Young Fenton
FENTON, George Eleazor , spouse of Olive L. Rice , Born Oct 1855 , Died 1911 s/o Thomas & Abagail Brooks Fenton
FENTON, Mamie Belle , Born Mar 1890 , Died 27 Apr 1890 d/o Sylvester and Emma Young Fenton; foot marker only found: “Mamie B.”
FENTON, Olive Lelia , spouse of George , Born Apr 1852 , Died 1908 d/o Stephen and Mary Ann Ellis Rice
FENTON, Thomas E. , Born 1890 , Died 1891 likely s/o George and Olive Rice Fenton
HADLEY, Grace L. , spouse of James Stewart, Thomas Hadley , Born 1877 , Died 27 Dec 1951 d/o Allan B. and Mary Lockwood Clark
HATHAWAY, Emma Rebecca , spouse of Fred , Born 3 Jun 1869 , Died 13 Jul 1957 d/o John and Lucinda Swift Johnson
HATHAWAY, Fred L. , spouse of Emma Johnson , Born 1862 , Died 23 Jul 1939 s/o Thomas and Louisa Hathaway
HATHAWAY, Leroy Frederick , Born 3 Jul 1896 , Died Jan 1980 s/o Fred and Emma Johnson Hathaway
HATHAWAY, Pearl L. , Born 1889 , Died 1894 d/o Fred and Emma Johnson Hathaway
HILLYARD, Velda , Born 4 Jul 1918 , Died 7 Apr 1985 d/o Frank and Cora May Hosmer Hillyard
HOAGLAND, Ella , spouse of John C. , Born Aug 1864 , Died 24 May 1925 d/o Reuben & Ruth Borden Burd, husband buried in Fairview Cemetery, Howard
HURD, Florence Pearl , spouse of Leon , Born 23 Dec 1913 , Died 25 May 2000 d/o Frank H. and Cora May Hosmer Hillyard
HURD, Leon Palmer , spouse of Florence Hillyard , Born 2 Oct 1905 , Died Jul 1979 s/o Harry and Fanny Elster Hurd
INGALLS, Clyde Edwin , Spouse of Mary Ann Ross , Born 11 Oct 1904 , Died 6 Dec 1992 s/o Lee Hallett Ingalls & Susie Laine, 5 patents 2 navy citations for helping develop of radar WWII, married 29 June 1929 Canisteo, NY
INGALLS, Mary Ann , Spouse of Clyde E. , Born 25 Sep 1904 , Died 20 Nov 1995 d/o John and Bernice Stewart Ross
INGALLS, Norman Ross , spouse of Colleen Wheeler , Born 24 Jul 1934 , Died 11 Nov 2007 s/o Clyde and Mary Ross Ingalls; body donated for medical research, stone with parents
JOHNSON, Lucinda , spouse of Zypha Swift, John Johnson , Born 9 Sep 1825 , Died 8 Jan 1904 nee Lounsberry
KING, Harvey , spouse of Dency Emerson , Born 1828 , Died 1893
KING, Prudence “Dency” , spouse of Harvey , Born 1837 , Died 1913 nee Emerson
LANE, Charles Henry , spouse of Mary Sophia Petteys , Born 16 Dec 1839 , Died 16 May 1916 s/o Henry and Elizabeth Tripp Lane
LANE, Mary Sophia , spouse of John Wixom Bentley, Charles Lane , Born 27 Nov 1839 , Died 5 May 1916 d/o Peter and Abrigail Brink Petteys, John Wixom Bentley b. 12 Sep 1836 s/o George C. and Lucinda Cleveland Bentley, died in Civil War, burial place not known
LOGHRY, Abram , spouse of Almira Ross , Born Oct 1845 , Died 29 Nov 1918 s/o Isaac and Lucretia Snyder Loghry
LOGHRY, Almira Ross , spouse of Abram , Born 21 Feb 1841 , Died 3 Oct 1914 d/o Jesse and Abagail Ross
MCCASKILL, Lucille R. , Spouse of Alton P. McCaskill , Born Dec 8 1921 , Died 16 May 1985 d/o Zypha and Helen Ross Swift; spouse died in 2010 and likely buried in Bath, NY
MCCHESNEY, Harry , Born 20 Jan 1904 , Died 23 Apr 1904 s/o Lee Henry and Bertha Fenton McChesney
ROBBINS, Mabel Pearl , spouse of Melvin Gay, Guy Robbins , Born 1 Jul 1894 , Died 24 Jun 1983 d/o Forest and Alice Burlingham Clark
ROSS, Burdett , Born 8 Nov 1915 , Died 7 Feb 1917 s/o John and Bernice Stewart Ross
ROSS, Frank , spouse of Patricia Drake , Born 5 Sep 1918 , Died 22 Jan 2008 s/o John & Bernice Stewart Ross
ROSS, Fred , Born 5 Sep 1918 , Died 5 Sep 1918 s/o John and Bernice Stewart Ross
ROSS, George Oliver , spouse of Lucetta King , Born Jul 1862 , Died 1945 s/o John and Julia Burd Ross
ROSS, Grace Maude , spouse of Wilson , Born 3 Aug 1885 , Died 24 Apr 1920 d/o Isaac and Catherine Ferris Wheaton
ROSS, Julia Ann , spouse of John P. , Born 19 Feb 1828 , Died 13 Oct 1906 d/o Jerimiah & Julia Oldfield Burd, spouse born 7 May 1827; died 10 May 1864 in Virginia in the Civil War
ROSS, Lucetta King , spouse of George , Born Mar 1869 , Died 1943 d/o Harvey and Dency Emerson King
ROSS, Patricia J. , spouse of Frank , Born 16 Dec 1929 , Died 7 Nov 2006 d/o Cecil & Ruby Prentice Drake
ROSS, Wallace , Born Jul 1852 , Died 4 Dec 1941 s/o John and Julia Burd Ross; per obit, no stone found, likely at base next to brother George
ROSS, Wilson Harvey , spouse of Grace Wheaton; Emma Lathrop , Born 8 Mar 1887 , Died 6 Dec 1949 s/o George and Lucetta King Ross
SMITH, Charles I. , spouse of Goldie Ross , Born Aug 1889 , Died 1954 s/o James H. and Lena Smith
SMITH, Charles I. “Chuckie” , Born 31 Jul 1964 , Died 20 Apr 1980 s/o Harold and Virginia Smith
SMITH, Goldie M. , spouse of Charles I. , Born 16 Feb 1893 , Died Jul 1978 d/o George O. and Lucetta King Ross
SMITH, Harold A. , spouse of Virginia M. , Born 16 Feb 1923 , Died Nov 1985 s/o Charles and Goldie Ross Smith
SMITH, Magdalena "Lena" , spouse of James H. , Born 19 Feb 1865 , Died 22 Apr 1947 per obit, stone not found
SPICER, Mae Alice , spouse of Harry W. Wilson, Harry Spicer , Born May 1891 , Died 26 Nov 1924 d/o Sylvester and Emma Young Fenton
STEWART, Carrie Naomi , Born 17 Jul 1910 , Died 1 Oct 1910 d/o James J. and Grace Clark Stewart
STEWART, James J. , spouse of Grace Clark , Born 17 Jul 1867 , Died 2 Nov 1913 s/o William and Phebe Lamphier Stewart
SWIFT, Allen Raymond , Born 4 Mar 1923 , Died 28 Dec 1997 s/o Floyd and Jennie Lane Swift
SWIFT, Daniel Zypha , Born 7 Apr 1948 , Died 13 Aug 1972 s/o Zypha and Leora Hann Swift
SWIFT, Eva Jeanette , spouse of Samuel D. , Born 7 Jun 1865 , Died 28 May 1937 d/o Harvey and Dency Emerson King
SWIFT, Floyd James , spouse of Jennie Lane , Born 19 Jun 1886 , Died 30 Jun 1940 s/o Samuel D. and Eva Jeanette King Swift
SWIFT, Helen Ruby , spouse of Zypha K. , Born 11 Sep 1893 , Died 17 Mar 1987 d/o Lyman and Nellie Nicholson Ross
SWIFT, Jennie , spouse of Floyd , Born 26 Oct 1883 , Died 23 Jun 1958 d/o Ira and Lillian Hadley Lane
SWIFT, Samuel Dexter , spouse of Eva Jeanette King , Born 11 Sep 1855 , Died 4 May 1939 s/o Zypha and Lucinda Lounsberry Swift
SWIFT, Zypha Ernest , spouse of Leora A. Hann , Born 22 Mar 1919 , Died 23 Jul 2006 s/o Zypha K. & Helen Ross Swift, father of 4
SWIFT, Zypha King , spouse of Helen Ross , Born 19 Aug 1892 , Died 8 Jun 1983 s/o Samuel D. and Eva Jeanette King Swift
unknown, Eben , Died 1860 , Age 11y
unknown, Mary Lizzie , Died 1876
WALLACE, Donald Victor , born May 19 1928 , Died Jan 28 1998 s/o Theodore Victor Wallace & Clara May Glover
WELCH, Arthur Herbert , born 18 May 1904 , died 30 Jan 1983 s/o William Herbert "Herbert" Welch & Anna M. Torrence
YOUNG, Edward J. , Born Aug 1871 , Died 1914


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