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Town of Charlton Cemeteries
compiled and annotated by Dave Bixby. For Dave's discussion of his motivations and methods, please see his Introduction page.

Cook Road Cemetery
Episcopal Cemetery
Fosburgh Cemetery
Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Smith Cemetery

Cook Road Cemetery, Charlton - 1 stone Cook Road, Charlton, west side, near north Line road. Private cemetery, with only one stone showing. Sign by the road no longer readable.

Callen Byron

Son of Levi & Eliza Callen

1848

1852/05/04

04y 00m 15d

Cook Road Cem.

Only stone in the cemetery.

Episcopal Cemetery, (Brotherson Cem.) Charlton - 20 names
Per the C. Durkee 1879 cemetery report - "This is an unfenced lot east of Saint Mary's Protestant Episcopal Church in the little hamlet of Blue Corners, in the extreme south-westerly end of the township of Charlton. The church is a wooden building in a dilapidated and ruinous condition, abandoned by the parish, the members of which are separated and dispersed. The cemetery is entirely neglected and many of the stones are broker and falling. The inscriptions were copied October 3, 1878 by Edward D. Harris."
In 1998 the sign "Brotherson Cemetery" is over the gate. Very few stones are left.

Housman Sarah

Wife of G. Housman

1845

1868/09/16

23y 08m 12d

Episcopal Cem Charlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Barringer Mildred Potter

 

1823

1825/02/03

01y 11m 22d

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. "Crudely cut on a native field stone."

Brotherson Catharine

Consort of Philip Brotherson

1781

1822/07/07

41y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. "with her two children". Horizontal tablet. Stone broken.

Brotherson Philip

Husb of Catharine Brotherson

1780

1854/01/16

74y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Stone broken. Elected vestryman of the St. Mary's Episcopal Church of Blue Corners Charlton on Feb. 18 1820 with several others. His home was on the south-east corner just west of the church.

Crawford Asa

 

1806

1806/08/21

00y 00m 05d

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. On the same stone with Rachel Crawford.

Crawford Lewis

Husb of Rachel Crawford

1768

1839/10/07

71y 05m 17d

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Elected Vestryman of the St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Blue Corners Charlton on Feb. 18 1820 along with Edward Smith Abraham Pulling Davis Olmstead Philip Brotherson Abijah Olmstead etc.

Crawford Martha

 

1803

1813/05/09

10y 01m 27d

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. On the same stone with Rachel Crawford.

Crawford Mary

 

1809

1811/11/19

02y 05m 08d

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. On the same stone with Rachel Crawford.

Crawford Rachel

Wife of Lewis Crawford

1779

1825/03/14

46y 00m 22d

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Hendrick Catharine

1st Wife of Jacob Hendrick

1802

1830/12/29

28y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Hendrick Jacob

Husb of Jane Hendrick *

1796/03/04

1859/08/27

63y 05m 23d

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. * Also married to Catharine Hendrick.

Hendrick Jane

2nd Wife of Jacob Hendrick

1806/03/07

1846/02/19

39y 11m 12d

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Kissam Peter R.

 

1796

1836/11/21

40y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. "from New York City".

Mott Whitehead

 

1764

1844/02/01

80y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Philpot Eliza

 

1770

1836/10/24

66y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Philpot Margaret

 

1778

1840/03/25

62y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Townsend Esther

Widow of Harmon Lefferts

1753

1841/01/27

88y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Daughter of Penn & Esther Townsend of Oyster Bay Long Island.

Vanemburgh James

 

1785

1835/08/16

50y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Note: Vandenburgh perhaps? Stone broken - upper right corner missing. Found via year and age.

VanImburgh Hannah T.

 

1771

1841/02/13

70y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Note: Vandenburgh perhaps? Stone gives death date as 2/13/1847 age as 70.

Vosburgh William S.

 

1826

1831/02/12

05y

Episcopal Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Fosburgh Cemetery, Charlton - 15 names, 12 stones.
Per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report - "The foregoing inscriptions are from stones in a walled enclosure a few rods north of the main road in the little hamlet of Blue Corners, and directly across from the Episcopal cemetery. They were copied October 3rd 1878 by Edward D. Harris."
In 1998 the wall is gone, and the cemetery is cow pasture. Few stones remain, and of those that do, all but 1 or 2 are down.

Kissam Samuel

 

1768

1813/02/22

45y

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Miller Ogden

Husb of Rachel Miller

1768

1844/09/27

76y

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

 

Miller Rachel

Wife of Ogden Miller

1762

1844/02/17

82y

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Morgan Maria

Dau of Thomas & Mary Morgan

1791

1803/02/09

11y 11m 10d

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. "Native of South Wales."

Mott Deborah

Dau of Jacob & Eliz. Mott

1766

1801/12/02

35y

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

Dau of Jacob & Elizabeth Mott.

Mott Elizabeth

Wife of Jacob Mott

1737

1810/11/05

73y

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. No dates on stone in 1998.

Mott Jacob

Husb of Elizabeth Mott

1738

1798/01/12

60y

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. No dates on stone in 1998.

Richards Christiana

 

1799

1801/03/11

01y 07m

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

 

Richards John P. V. N.

 

1810

1812/05/08

01y 05m

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Richards Samuel (Col.)

Husb of Jane Van Alstine

1776/11/19

1850/09/08

73y

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

"Born in Richfield Conn." Per the memorial sign in Gideon Hawley Park in Charlton he was a Revolutionary War soldier. The same sign also states that Samuel Richards fought in the War of 1812.

Tower Charoline

Dau of Joseph & Eliz. Tower

1834

1835/08/20

01y 00m 13d

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Tower Samuel Richards

Son of J. & E. Tower

1836

1836/03/19

00y 03m *

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Lived 14 weeks 3 days.

Van Aelstyn Lambart

 

1722

1797/04/14

75y

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

 

Van Alstine Jane

Wife of Col. Samuel Richards

1772/04/01

1844/06/15

72y

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

 

Vosburgh Thomas

 

1793

1851/05/29

58y 03m 02d

Fosburgh Cem Chrlton

 

Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Charlton Not in existence in 1998.
Information per Cornelius Durkee's 1879 cemetery report. "These few stones are all that remain in the old Presbyterian Church Cemetery." They stand northeast of the church edifice in small fenced enclosures in the open common, on the north side of the main street of village of Charlton Post Office. The other stones have been removed to other cemeteries, and the removal of all is contemplated. The inscriptions were copied Oct. 2, 1878 by Edw. D. Harris.

Donaldson Lydia

Wife of Dr. Benjamin Donaldson *

?

?

?

Presbyterian Ch Cem

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. * Also their infant daughter Abigail L. Donaldson. No dates on stone.

Low Abigail

Wife of James Low

1764

1797/04/11

33y 00m 16d

Presbyterian Ch Cem

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. First white gravestone in in Charlton Freehold Pres. Churchyard.

Low James

Husb of Abigail Low

1748

1827/02/27

79y 01m 06d

Presbyterian Ch Cem

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. "A native of Scotland". Settled near the center of town shortly after the Revolution.

Low John MD

Son of Thomas & Rebecca Low

1829

1869/11/29

40y

Presbyterian Ch Cem

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. "Died at McGregor Iowa"

Taylor Seventh

Son of John & Chloe Taylor

1790

1791/01/03

00y 00m 21d

Presbyterian Ch Cem

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Smith Cemetery, Charlton - 44 names. Per the C. Durkee 1879 cemetery report - "The Smith Cemetery is a private walled enclosure, near the geographical Centre of the town. It stands on rising ground a few rods west of a road running north and south, in the rear of a farmhouse. The inscriptions were copied October 3, 1878 by Edw. D. Harris. In the rear of a barn in 1998, across the road from the owners house. Details in red were added 2009, along with the photos.

Abell Betsey

 

1803

1866/12/20

63y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report she was buried in Smith Cemetery. In 1998 stone almost unreadable.

Baker Betsey Ann

 

1768

1839/10

71y

Smith Cem.

 

Baker Lany

Wife of Cyrus Baker

1786

1854/01/25

68y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report buried in Smith Cemetery.

Baldwin Samuel

Husb of Lucy Leonard

1761

1849/07/04

88y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. At one time Elder of the Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church. Per Durkee's report he was buried in Smith Cemetery.

Broughton Jeremiah

 

1828/04/13

1893/01/10

64y

Smith Cem.

Probably the Jeremiah Broughton listed in the 1871 Saratoga County business report as farmer of 40 acres with a Charlton PO address.

Broughton John H.

 

1867

1888/07/26

21y

Smith Cem.

 

Broughton Juliett (photo)

Dau of Tho. & Harriet Broughton

1848

1863/10/30

15y 10m 13d

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Broughton Phebe (photo)

 

 

1863/10/15

3 months

Smith Cem.

 

Crane Aaron

 

1784

1860/01/23

76y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report he was buried in the Smith cemetery.

Crane Almira

Wife of James Crane

1800

1888/04/04

88y

Smith Cem.

 

Crane Esther

Wife of Timothy Crane

1764

1824/01/13

60y 01m

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report she was buried in Smith cemetery.

Crane Jonas

 

1795

1874/05/15

79y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Charlton Town Collector 1831-32 1835. Per Sylvester's History of Saratoga County Jonas fought in the War of 1812.

Crane Timothy

Husb of Esther Crane

1760

1836/05/09

76y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Davis Willie (photo)

 

?

?

?

Smith Cem.

Dave Bixby read this as "Our Little Willie Davis" but the stone is so badly weathered anything beyond "Our Little" can easily be misread. The third line may begin with the letters "Life" or may contain the numeral 17.

Harrington Asahell H.

Son of Moses D. & Eliz. Harrington

1844

1851/08/05

06y 08m 23d

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Hawley Elias

 

1744

1831/10/03

87y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report he was buried in Smith Cemetery.

Leonard Lucy

Wife of Samuel Baldwin

1762

1843/01/29

81y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Parker Freelove Phelps (photo)

Dau of Wm. & Nancy

1802

1828/08/26

26y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. "also her 2 infant children" (photo).

Phelps Asa (photo)

husband of Susannah Weld

1755

1825/03/03

70th yr

Smith Cem.

 

Phelps Rachel (photo)

 

1799

1878/05/24

89th yr

Smith Cem.

 

Skinner Daniel

 

1780

1848/02/24

68y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Skinner Francis H.

Husb of Jane A. Allen

1807

1866/02/12

59y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Charlton Town Collector 1841-42.

Skinner Francis I.

 

1848

1862/02/27

14y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Skinner William O.

 

1839

1862/03/05

23y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Smith Abigail

Wife of Capt. Isaac Smith

 

1841/04/26

74y

Smith Cem.

 

Smith Almira

 

1809

1850/01/06

41y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Listed in Durkee's report as being in the Smith Cemetery. In 1998 stone down broken and mostly unreadable.

Smith Andrew C.

Son of Elias H. & Eliza Smith

1833

1834/03/29

00y 09m 20d

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Smith Ann C. (photo)

wife of Edward T. Smith

 

 

43rd yr

Smith Cem.

maiden name Cook; stone broken; to the right of Nancy A. Smith wife of Edward T.

Smith Bershebe

Wife of David A. Smith

1808

1841/12/22

32y 10m 03d

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. "Also her infant child". Durkee's report states she is in the Smith Cemetery.

Smith Daniel

Husb of Sally Smith

1770

1848/04/05

78y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report he was buried in Smith Cemetery. In 1998 stone almost totally weathered.

Smith Edward T.

 

1804

1881/??/30

77y

Smith Cem.

Stone down broken almost unreadable in 1998. Listed in the 1871 Saratoga County business report as farmer of 115 acres with a West Charlton PO address.

Smith Elias

Husb of Prualley Smith

1765

1845/09/02

80y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report he was buried in Smith Cemetery.

Smith Elias H.

Husb of Eliza Smith

1799

1874/04/04

75y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per durkee's report he was buried in Smith Cemetery. In 1998 stone down hard to read.

Smith Eliza

Wife of Elias H. Smith

1801/11/04

1844/12/11

43y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. 293 - 01:36:13 - "Mother" but no name. Identified by date of death from Durkee's record.

Smith Elizabeth

Dau of Edward & ? Smith

1832

1850/05/31

18y

Smith Cem.

 

Smith Elmer Ellsworth (photo)

Son of Elias H. & Eliz. Smith

1861

1862/08/13

01y 05m

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Smith Esther (photo)

wife of Jared Smith

 

1865/11/16

 

Smith Cem.

 

Smith Hannah

Wife of Zadock Smith

1773

1853/10/20

80y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Listed in Durkee's report as being in the Smith Cemetery. In 1998 stone down broken and partly buried.

Smith Hannah

 

1796

1868/02/03

71y 10m

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report she was buried in Smith Cemetery. In 1998 stone down and almost unreadable.

Smith Harriet E.

 

1820

1899

79y

Smith Cem.

 

Smith Isaac

 

1743/01/15

1824/09/30

82y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Came from Lenox Mass. Settled near the south line of the town near the Holmes farm. Children were Zadock, Elias, Capt. Isaac Jr. (see below), Abijah, Polly, and Ruth.

Smith Isaac (Cap't)

Husb of Abigail (Latham) Smith

1768/06/29

1851/11/27

84y

Smith Cem.

Per the memorial sign in Gideon Hawley Park in Charlton he fought in the War of 1812.

Smith Isaac A. (photo)

husband of Rachel

1797

1881/02/21

84

Smith Cem.

 

Smith Jared

 

?

1874/12/31

?

Smith Cem.

Per the memorial sign in Gideon Hawley Park in Charlton he fought in the War of 1812.

Smith Katharine Ann

Dau of David A. & Bershebe Smith

1831

1839/07/14

08y 03m

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report she is buried in the Smith Cemetery.

Smith Mary E. (photo)

wife of J. Broughton

1840

1925/02/19

84 years

Smith Cem.

 

Smith Nancy (photo)

Dau of Jared & Esther Smith

1825

1842/09/23

18y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Smith Nancy

Wife of Arthur Smith

?

?

?

Smith Cem.

 

Smith Nancy A.

Wife of Edward T. Smith

1803

1872/09/24

69y

Smith Cem.

 

Smith Polly (photo)

Dau of Capt. Isaac & Abigail Smith

1796

1829/05/29

33y

Smith Cem.

 

Smith Prualley

Wife of Elias Smith

1769

1856/03/12

87y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Smith Rachel (photo)

Wife of Isaac A. Smith

1799

1878/01/26

78y 06m

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Smith Ruth

Dau of Daniel & Sally Smith

1795

1801/05/20

06y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Smith Sally (photo)

Wife of Daniel Smith

1772

1862/11/07

90y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Smith William Rockwell

Son of David A. & Bershebe Smith

1834

1839/08/03

04y 09m 25d

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report he is buried in the Smith Cemetery.

Smith Zadock

Husb of Hannah Smith

1764

1850/03/08

86y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Listed in Durkee's report as being in the Smith Cemetery.

Weaver Jane (photo)

Dau of William & Susan Weaver

1831

1853/12/25

22y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Weaver Susan

Wife of William Weaver

1791

1869/03/18

78y 01m 03d

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report she was buried in Smith Cemetery.

Weaver William

Husb of Susan Weaver

1794

1866/04/13

72y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Durkee's report states he was buried in Smith Cemetery.

Weld Ann

 

1755

1832/12/26

76y 11m 26d

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Stone almost totally unreadable in 1998.

Weld Elizabeth C.

Dau of Tho. & Lois Weld

1812

1857/01/26

45y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Weld John

 

1763

1835/01/11

72y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report he was buried in Smith cemetery.

Weld Lois (photo)

Wife of Thomas Weld

1778

1856/08/03

78y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report.

Weld Susannah (photo)

wife of Asa Phelps

 

18__/12/16

81st yr

Smith Cem.

 

Weld Thomas

Husb of Lois Weld

1771

1835/08/13

64y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report he was buried in Smith Cemetery.

Wheeler Sarah

Wife of Platt Wheeler

1790

1819/05/02

29y

Smith Cem.

Info. per the 1879 C. Durkee cemetery report. Per Durkee's report she was buried in the Smith Cemetery.

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