CHURCH YARD AND CEMETERY: “D”

The epitaphs that follow are exactly as found upon the tombstones in the Presbyterian churchyard unless enclosed within brackets. Anything enclosed within brackets is not legible or available in 1980, but does appear on the Osborn Shaw list of 1940. The information within parenthesis is Genealogical data and birth dates, not appearing on the stones, but, perhaps of interest to the reader.

DARLING:

Emeline Daughter of Charles W & SarahDarling, who died Sept. 30, 1821 AE 2 years, 21 days

Absalom Son of Charles W & Sarah Darling, who died Sept. 14, 1824 AE 1 year, 3 mos, 14 days

Thomas Darling Died July 24, 1851 AE 25 years (b.1826)

DALE-DALL:

[Brewster Son of Benj. & Harriet Dale or Dall, who died Oct. 22, 1835 AE 8 weeks, 3 days]

DAVIS:

James Hervey Davis Born April 1, 1806 Died Oct. 6, 1848 (AE 42) Deborah Cleves Davis Born June 18, 1806 Died Oct. 21, 1887 (AE 81)

Mary Cleves Bates Born Dec. 26, 1848 Died May 22, 1932 (AE 84)

In memory of George Davis Who died Nov. 8, 1799 In the 73rd year of his age. (b.1726)

In memory of Nathaniel Davis Who died Dec. 10, 1805 In the 83rd year of his age. (b.1722) Bright like the sun the Saviour Sits And spreads eternal noon No evening there nor gloomy nights To wane the feeble moon

In memory of Ruth Relic of George Davis Who died Dec. 24, 1808 In the 77th year of her age. (b. 1731)

In memory of Almira The daughter of James & Anna Davis Died April 26, 1810 AE 4 years, 5 mos, 7 days. Leander S. Davis Sept. 16, 1839-April 16, 1909 (AE 71)

Elzina M. Burnett His wife March 31, 1841-June 13, 1924 (AE 83)

Children of Leander and Elsina Burnett Davis Hollis Died Oct. 11, 1873 AE 3 mos, 17 days

Orville Died Aug. 31, 1865 AE 3 mos, 15 days Ann E. Woodhull

Wife of Azariah H. Davis Born Nov. 9, 1805 Died Feb. 20, 1862 (AE 57)

Azariah Davis Died Mar. 22, 1887 AE 84 years, 2 mos, 5 days (b. 1803)

Margaret Mount Wife of Isaac Davis Died March 21, 1854 AE 71 years, 11 mos, 5 days. (b.1783)

Isaac Davis Died Nov. 5, 1851 AE 69 years, 6 mos, 5 days (b.1782)

Catherine Ann Wife of William Davis Died May 15, 1848 AE 39 years, 10 mos, 5 days (b. 1809)

Alonzo Son of Jessee & Delia H. Davis Died Nov. 9, 1833 AE 4 years, 7 mos, 8 days

OBELISK

Captain Lewis S. Davis (front) Born June 29, 182(9 or 3) (no death date)

Geneva Died Sept. 3, 1870 AE 10 mos. Christina A. Davis Born Dec. 5, 1825 (no death date)

Griette L. Davis (back) Born Jan. 12, 1868 Died Dec. 15, 1886 (AE 18) Henry L. Davis Born May 29, 1860 Died Oct. 17, 1882 (AE 22)

(Sarah Daughter of Samuel and Joanna Davis who died Nov. 23, 1788)

(Susanna Wife of Samuel Davis Died Dec. 1722 In the 34th year of her age) (b. 1688)

DENTON:

Augusta daughter of Jerome & Eliza Denton died Sept. 21, 1850 AE 9 years, 3 mos, 13 days (b. 1841)

Eliza wife of Jerome Denton Died March 31, 1881 AE 64 years (b. 1617)
Asleep in Jesus, blessed sleep Room which none ever woke to weep A calm and undisturbed repose Unbroken by the ____of foes

Jerome Denton died Jan. 21, 1854 AE 41 years, 7 mos (b. 1813)

John L. Denton died Sept. 28, 1822 AE 25 years (b. 1797)

In Memory of Sarah Widow of James Denton who died Feb. 7, 1840 aged 88 years, 20 days

In memory of Samuel Denton Who died Dec. 11, 1848 AE 52 (b.1796)

[John Denton Died May 10, 1850 AE 78 years, 1 mo, 16 days] (b.1772)

[Maria A. Denton Died Dec. 23, 1875 AE 31 years, 6 mos] (b. 1844)

DEWICK:

[Ann Wife of John Dewick Died Sept. 16, 1850 AE 65 years] (b. 1785)

D’ WITT:

Frances Wife of John D’Witt Died Nov. 23, 1862AE 76 years(b.1786) And there shall be no more death Neither Sorrow nor crying

DICKERSON:

Margaret Ann Wife of Vincent J. Dickerson And daughter of Gilbert and Sarah Floyd Born Oct. 8, 1813 Died March 5, 1897 (AE 84)

Our Father John Dickerson Died April 30, 1862 AE 76 years, 7 mos (b. 1786)

Franklin Son of John S. & Sarah Dickerson Died August 19, 1827 AE 2 years (b.1825)

Our Mother Sarah Jones Wife of John Dickerson Died Sept. 5, 1866 AE 80 years (b.1786)

Vincent Jones Son of John and Sarah Dickerson Born Jan. 3, 1810 Died June 19, 1897 (AE 87)

Charles D. Dickerson Nov. 1, 1820-Nov. 22,1903 (AE 83)

Adeline J. his wife May 14, 1826-April 20, 1908 (AE 82)

In Memory of Mary Dickerson Died Feb. 27, 1851 in the 72nd year of her life (b.1779)
Blesssd are the peace makers For they shall be called the children of God

Anna Widow of David Dickerson died Aug. 18, 1864 AE 37 years, 11 mos, 26 days (b. 1777)

David Dickerson Died Sept. 5, 1832 AE 54 years, 7 mos, 25 day. (b. 1778)

In memory of Elizabeth Wife of Benjamin Dickerson Senior Who died May 16, 1847 AE 63 years, 2 mos (b. 1774) (long poem – very worn)

Benjamin Dickerson Died July 24, 1872 AE 87 years, 8 mos, 11 days (b. 1785)

Children of Benjamin & Elizabeth Julianna Daughter of Benj. & E. Dickerson Died Sept. 4, 1830 AE 18 years (b. 1812)

Mary Ann Daughter of Benj. & E. Dickerson Died Aug. 16, 1830 AE 4 years, 10 mos (b. 1826)

Joshua Son of Benj. & E. Dickerson Died May 2, 1822 AE 1 year, 7 mos, 13 days (b. 1821)

Clarissa Dickerson Died April 5, 1885 AE 75 years (b. 1810)

In memory of Mary Wife of William Dickerson Who died July 14, 1813 In her 40th year. (b. 1773)

Walter Dickerson Born April 5 1810 Died Dec. 28, 1887 (AE 77)

Deborah Wife of Walter Dickerson Born Sept. 1, 1810 Died Jan. 26, 1899 (AE 87)

Children of Walter & Deborah Dickerson Emma Amelia Died June 12, 1847 AE 4 years, 4 mos, 29 days

Hannah Elizaheth Died June 20, 1847 AE 7 years, 9 mos, 1 day

Mahlon Walter Died June 25, 1847 AE 1year, 2mos, 1day

DONATO:

John S 1891-1953 (AE 62)

Rest in Peace Antionette Scafidi 1906-1942 Wife of John B. Donato (AE 36)

John S Donato NY P.F.C. Co. B117 Engrs. 42 Div. W.W. I

D’ESTE:

Baron D’Este Charles Born July 25, 1873 Died Aug. 6, 1948 (AE 75)

Baronne D’Este Born Elizabeth Vingut Nay 29, 1877 Died June 13, 1958 (AE 81)

DYCKES:

Shepard Dyckes 1857-1954 (AE 97)

Maria Louisa Dyckes Aug. 21, 1857 Feb. 21, 1891 (AE 34)

OBELISK

Edna Daughter of Shepard and Mary Dyckes Died Jan. 11, 1912 Age 18 years (b.1894)

Mary A. Howell Wife of Shepard Dyckes 1870-1933 (Age 63)

Shephard A. Dyckes 1987-1918 (Age 31)

His wife Edna Howell 1888-1918 (Age 30)