ROGERSVILLE FOREST LAWN CEMETERY
Town of Dansville
AKA: Dansville Forest Lawn Cemetery

Certificate of Incorporation published in the 1929 By-Laws and Regulations of the Rogersville Forest Lawn Cemetery Association,South Dansville, Steuben County, NY.

Owners of lots for the unincorporated cemetery known as Rogersville Cemetery met 17 August 1901 at the home of Ira G. Day for the purpose of incorporating the cemetery which was located on the road running between Rogersville and Oak Hill, about one-half mile westerly from the Village of Rogersville, in the Town of Dansville, Steuben County, NY.  The cemetery is actually located in the hamlet of South Dansville.

The name of the incorporated cemetery is Rogersville Forest Lawn Cemetery.  The first directors were Henry Weiermiller (1846-1911), Ira Gale Day (1841-1906), and John Haight (1832-1908), all buried at the Rogersville Forest Lawn Cemetery.   They signed the certificate of incorporation on 17 Aug 1901 and personally brought it before Cassius M. Ackley (1845-1915, also buried at the cemetery) who notarized it on 20 August 1901 in Avon, Livingston Co, NY.

E. A. Nash, Justice Supreme Court, approved the certificate and it was recorded on 3 Sep 1901.

The sign on the building the entrance to the cemetery reads: "Rogersville Forest Lawn Cemetery".  The cemetery is located on Cemetery Road at intersection of South Dansville Road/Route 46 before going up the hill that leads to the church at South Dansville Center

Updated by Jean Kay Morse Jackson, Alyce Clayson Moran & Bob Glover

Walked, researched and stones photographed by Bob and H. Ross Glover 2009-present.  Contact them for gravestone photos/obits/info <CoachBob@coachglover.com>


Also see our Rogersville History Page. A map there shows where many of these people lived..



Photos by H. Ross Glover

PLOT MAP from the cemetery bulletin board






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