Universalist Church Cemetery

Route 8 ,Town of Bridgewater

This cemetery is located on Route 8 just south of Route 20 in the village of Bridgewater.  The
Universalist Church was once located on this site.

The inactive cemetery is very well maintained but many of the stones have been tipped over and
are broken.  The tombstones in this cemetery were transcribed by Kathleen Last and Virginia
Ackerman on August 2, 2004.

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Kathleen Last and Virginia Ackerman
All rights reserved


??? Nancy S. (stone very badly worn and broken)

 Austin, Sarah J., dau of Lorenzo & Fannie Austin, died May 9, 1863 age 1 yr 1 mo 6 dys

 Blakely, Abigail died June 6, 1860 age 72 yrs 3 mos 22 dys

 Blivin, Caroline, wife of Frank Blivin, 1823-1895
 Blivin, Frank 1824-(no date)
 Blivin, Mary J. July 3, 1828-May 30, 1865

 Brown, Jeremiah March 12, 1796-July 20, 1858
 Brown, Lucy, wife of Jeremiah Brown, Aug. 28, 1797-Dec. 11, 1867
 Brown, R. Pitts died Feb. 8, 1853 age 49 yrs
 Brown, Russel C. died April 7, 1853 age 46 yrs

 Button, Phene Ann, wife of Henry Button, died July 6, 1860 age 31 yrs 7 mos 17 dys, erected by her eldest dau Jennie A. Button

 Chapman, Samantha L. Beebe, wife of Fred R. Chapman, July 20, 1839-Nov. 2, 1869

 Chase, Catharine J., wife of Rensselear Chase, 1841-1919
 Chase, Celia Gazlay, wife (of Joshua W. Chase), Oct. 30, 1844-Oct. 28, 1892
 Chase, Joshua W. died Jan. 25, 1886 age 68 yrs 11 mos 9 dys
 Chase, Louisa A., wife of Joshua W. Chase, May 26, 1816-Apr. 4, 1876
 Chase, Rensselear 1845-1871
 Chase, Seth died Jan. 19, 1863 age 87 yrs 2 mos
 Chase, Sophronia, wife of Seth Chase, 1810-1885

 Clark, Edward E. 1855-1936
 Clark, Mary Thurston 1868-1931
 Clark, Millie A., dau of Edward E. & Mary Clark, 1888-1895
 Clark, William E., son of Edward E. & Mary Clark, 1894-1895

 DeWolf, Charles & Edwin (no dates)

 Dickson, James 1833-1921
 Dickson, Mary Foot, wife (of James Dickson), 1838-1908

 Foot, Ann, wife (of Epaphroditus Foot), 1769-1849
 Foot, Aurelia Johnson, wife (of George L. Foot), 1841-1905
 Foot, Emily, wife (of Rufus Foot), May 14, 1820-April 28, 1911
 Foot, Epaphroditus 1768-1845
 Foot, Fred B. died Oct. 4, 1878 age 35 yrs 5 mos 10 dys
 Foot, Freddie, infant son of F. B. & Zayda Foot, died March 27, 1879
 Foot, George L. 1840-1915
 Foot, Hannah 1816-1862
 Foot, Josephine, wife of William Foot, died March 20, 1871 age 31 yrs 5 mos 25 dys
 Foot, Lennie, son of Fred B. & Nellie Foot, died Sep. 4, 1872 age 7 mos 29 dys
 Foot, Leonard 1814-1869
 Foot, Nellie L., wife of Fred B. Foot, June 21, 1845-Jan. 21, 1872
 Foot, Nettie, infant dau of Wm. & Josephine Foot, died Aug. 28, 1868
 Foot, Ollie (stone badly worn - appears to be another son of Fred B. & Nellie Foot)
 Foot, Rufus Aug. 2, 1817-Feb. 17, 1903
 Foot, Zayda Conger, wife of F. B. Foot, March 18, 1849-March 27, 1879

 Friend, David died April 8, 1868 age 31 yrs

 Greenman, Helen Scott 1829-1910
 Greenman, Helen Scott, wife (of Wm. Sherman Greenman), died March 26, 1910 age 80 yrs
 Greenman, William Sherman 1820-1865
 Greenman, William Sherman died Jan. 19, 1865 age 44 yrs

 Hall, Sophia Foot, wife of Ira Hall, Sep. 20, 1806-Aug. 31, 1837

 Harris, Delevan G., 2nd. Lieut. Co. E 81st NY Inf., died Feb. 22, 1890 age 58 yrs

 Herrick, Patience died Sep. 28, 1856 age 69 yrs

 Herron, Sarah 1787-1880
 Herron, Sarah, mother (of Martha S. Chapin Smith), died Sep. 25, 1880 age 93 yrs 7 mos 14 dys

 Johnson, Elven C. 1874-1953
 Johnson, Mary Williams, wife of Elven C. Johnson, 1873-1948

 Jones, Emma W., wife (of William Jones), 1869-19-- (no date)
 Jones, William 1865-1944

 Kellogg, George Comde, son of J. L. & N. S. Kellogg, died April 29, 1844 age 2 yrs 7 mos 17 dys

 Lamphear, Mary Pearl 1851-1911
 Lamphear, Rev. DeWitt 1848-1931

 Lewis, Edwin 1820-1899
 Lewis, Sarah H., wife (of Edwin Lewis), 1829-1920

 Lines, Peter W. died Jan. 6, 1857 age 3 yrs 6 mos

 Markell, Albert 1832-1910
 Markell, Cornelia E., wife of Albert Markell, died June 9, 1836 age 55 ys

 Matteson, Anna Dounce, wife (of Charles Matteson), 1863-(no dates)
 Matteson, Carl D. 1897-1914
 Matteson, Charles 1865-1910
 Matteson, Emma L., dau of William & Julia A. Matteson, died Oct. 28, 1884 age 13 yrs 7 mos
 Matteson, Julia A. Wiser, wife of William Matteson, 1846-1915
 Matteson, William 1841-1915

 Maxson, Grace, wife of Isaiah Maxson, died Oct. 17, 1871 age 64 yrs 5 mos 25 dys

 Palmer, Lucy A. 1826-1903
 Palmer, Mary M. 1829-1908

 Peck, Annuh died Sep. 27, 1835 age 65 yrs
 Peck, Berzilla F. died Nov. 29, 1851 age 33 yrs
 Peck, Eldad died March 23, 1861 age 89 yrs
 Peck, Emeline died April 13, 1865 age 55 yrs
 Peck, William died Jan. 12, 1837 age 59 yrs 7 mos 13 dys

 Ray, Amanda R., wife of George Ray, died Feb. 9, 1853 age 20 yrs 5 mos 10 dys
 Ray, Eliza A. Reynolds, wife of George Ray, 1835-1908
 Ray, Eunia, wife of William Ray, died April 24, 1850 age 59 yrs 7 mos 19 dys
 Ray, George, Co. G 146th NY Vol., died Nov. 24, 1916 age 90 yrs
 Ray, Henry F., Co. D 27th Regt. New Jersey, died Oct. 26, 1871
 Ray, Louisa, dau of William & Eunia Ray, died Dec. 14, 1881 age 70 yrs
 Ray, William, Soldier War of 1812, died Oct. 29, 1881 age 91 yrs

 Regan, Helen Whitford, wife (of James Regan), 1857-1924
 Regan, J. Arnold 1897-1910
 Regan, James 1849-1937

 Reynolds, Adelaide N., dau of Henry & Jane Reynolds, died Nov. 20, 1858 age 18 yrs 2 mos 10 dys (stone broken)
 Reynolds, Jerusha M., dau of Henry & Jane Reynolds, died Oct. 28, 186? age 21 yrs 11 mos 28 dys (stone broken)
 On the same platform as the above two Reynolds stones are two small stones for Mother and Father.  No names but most likely are Henry & Jane Reynolds)

 Richards, John W. 1892-1893
 Richards, Melinda, wife of Samuel Richards, died April 23, 1846 age 61 yrs 4 mos 23 dys

 Rising, Anna F., wife (of Earl Rising), 1867-1937
 Rising, Earl 1864-1936

 Scott, Amanda M., dau of Amos & Sally Scott, died June 13, 1839 age 18 yrs 8 mos 27 dys
 Scott, Amos died April 31, 1845 (stone broken)
 Scott, Amos died June 17, 1855 age 69 yrs (stone broken)
 Scott, Byron died Aug. 19, 1850 age 24 yrs 7 mos
 Scott, Byron Jan. 17, 1826-Aug. 19, 1850
 Scott, Catherine, wife of Byron Scott, Sep. 6, 1826-Nov. 2, 1885
 Scott, Chester, son of Amos & Sally Scott, died March 25, 1849 age 27 yrs (stone broken)
 Scott, Clara B. Ferris, wife (of Lorin R. Scott), 1850-1919
 Scott, Dayton M., son (of Willard & Emeline Scott), Dec. 5, 1855-Feb. 26, 1900
 Scott, Elizabeth Babcock, wife (of Giles Scott), June 2, 1822-July 22, 1892
 Scott, Emeline Munn, wife (of Willard Scott), June 20, 1828-Dec. 28, 1914
 Scott, Esther An, wife of George D. Scott, died April 27, 1871 age 47 yrs
 Scott, G. Hosmer, Pvt US Army WW II, Dec. 9, 1908-Dec. 13, 1992
 Scott, Garret Nov. 25, 1799-Aug. 30, 1887
 Scott, Giles F. 1871-1952
 Scott, Giles Oct. 13, 1818-Mar. 6, 1892
 Scott, Giles Palmer 1906-1970
 Scott, Harriet M. Palmer, wife (of Giles F. Scott), 1880-1918
 Scott, Jay Dimick, son of Lorin R. & Clara B. Scott, Jan. 10, 1875-Aug. 8, 1879
 Scott, Julia Ives, wife (of Marvin Scott), Nov. 10, 1796-Mar. 22, 1885
 Scott, Julius died June 20, 1871 age 67 yrs
 Scott, Lorin R. 1846-1919
 Scott, Marvin Dec. 1, 1787-April 17, 1846
 Scott, Rebecca, dau of Amos & Sarah Scott, died Nov. 22, 1842 age 18 yrs (stone broken)
 Scott, Sally Ann, wif eof Garret Scott, died Aug. 11, 1873 age 67 yrs 10 mos
 Scott, Sally, wife of Amos Scott, died March 1, 1860 age 76 yrs
 Scott, son of Samuel & Julia J. Scott, died July 8, 1852 age 8 yrs 3 dys (no first name)
 Scott, Susannah, wife of Amos Scott, died June 4, 1848 (stone broken)
 Scott, Willard July 28, 1823-Sep. 17, 1908
 Scott, Willard L. 1907-1975

 Searle, Homer, Capt. Co. C & K, 114th NY Inf., Oct. 9, 1844-Jan. 25, 1875

 Smith, Martha Chapin, wife (of Rev. T. J. Smith), 1807-1880
 Smith, Martha S. Chapin, wife of Rev. T. J. Smith, died Jan. 20 1880 age 72 yrs 20 dys
 Smith, Rev. T. J. 1806-1856
 Smith, Rev. T. J. died Feb. 10, 1856 age 49 yrs

 Stoddard, Amelia, dau of Sherman & Huldah Stoddard, died Nov. 20, 1825 age 1 yr
 Stoddard, Huldah, wife of Sherman Stoddard, died Jan. 25, 1854 age 59 yrs
 Stoddard, Sarah M. 1817-1897

 Tetor, Elizabeth, wife of William Tetor, died Oct. 30, 1857 age 72 yrs
 Tetor, Wiliam died June 24, 1862 age 74 yrs

 Thurston, Capt. William, died Feb. 26, 1803 age 71 yrs
 Thurston, Laurens H. 1808-1874
 Thurston, Sarah J. Birdsall 1829-1902

 True, Mary B. 1860-1924

 Williams, John 1835-1919
 Williams, Mary Harris, wife of John Williams, 1841-1913

 Young, Drusilla died Dec. 30, 1875 age 73 yrs