CHURCH YARD AND CEMETERY: “N-P”

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.

NEDDOW:

James L. Neddow 1908-1963 (AE 55)

NEWTON:

Eliza W. Wife of Conklin Newton Died Sept. 23, 1858 AE 54 years, 12 days (b. 1804) There is rest in heaven

Conklin Newton Died Oct. 15, 1876 AE 79 years, 5 mos. (b. 1797)

NORTON:

Frank P. Norton Died Aug. 1, 1920

Louise P. (Pettit) Norton Wife of Frank P. Norton Died Feb. 3, 1918

OAKES:

Decatur Oakes Born June 10, 1815 Died Sept. 15, 1869

Mary A. Wife of Decatur Oakes Born March 2, 1827 Died July 8, 1892 (AE 65)

OSBORNE:

Capt. Bernt T. Osborne

AT REST

Our Baby Henry Lewis Born July 4, 1877 Died July 21, 1877 Son of B. T. & M. L. Osborne

OVERTON:

(Obelisk)

(front)

Alfred Edwin Overton Born Dec. 2, 1842

Anna Rudyard Gould Wife of Alfred E. Overton Born July 18, 1846

(left side)

Children of Alfred & Anna Overton:
Florence Born Dec. 6, 1865

Alfred Everitt Born March 15, 1869 Died July 17, 1869

Herbert Spencer Born June 13, 1870 Died May 10, 1921 (AE 51)

Wilbur Sanford Born Feb 12, 1872 Died July 4, 1872

Alice Cary Born March 20, 1872 Died Sept 18, 1873

Edwin Lester Born March 20, 1876 Died July 18, 1876

Ida Gould Born Jan. 8, 1878

Mary J. Overton Died May 18, 1892 AE 64 years (b. 1828)

PETTIT:

John Thomas Pettit 1874-1942 (AE 68)

Ethel Burnell Pettit 1891-1965 (AE 74)

Oliver Pettit Born Sept. 5, 1830 Died Nov. 1, 1866 (AE 36)

Our Boy In memory of an infant son of Oliver & Louise P. Pettit

PETTY:

In memory of Angelina Wife of Beriah Petty Born Sept. 1, 1805 Died Aug. 12, 1869 (AE 64)

Beriah Petty Died July 21, 1849 AE 43 years (b. 1806)

In memory of Beriah Petty who was drowned at sea July 5, 1848 Aged 18 years (b. 1830)

PHILLIPS:

In memory of Rev. George Phillips The 2nd Minister of the First Presbyterian Church in the Town of Brookhaven who died April AD 1740 Aged 80 years (b. 1660) also Sarah his wife who died AD 1746 Aged 78 years (b. 1668)

PITTS: John Jamison Pitts 1846-1894 (AE 48)

William Frederick Born & Died July 25, 1867

Frederick William Born July 26, 1867 Died Feb. 26, 1868 (7 mos)

PITTMANN:

Abbie H. Pittman 1914-1972 (AE 58) Beloved Mother

POST:

David Richard Post 1952-1963 (AE 11) Rest in Peace

PRAY:

Marian Daughter of Henry S and Emily S. Pray Born Oct. 16, 1883 Died Feb. 19, 1891 (AE 8)

PRIOR:

William Prior Departed this life July 21, 1901 (AE 57) (b. 1844) Here remaineth therefore a rest for the people of God

Mary M. The beloved wife of William Prior Departed this life June 30, 1894 AE 39 years (b 1855) She is not dead but sleepeth