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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Delaware County

Index to Locations

  • Andes Andes Cemetery
  • Bloomville Riverside Cemetery
  • Delhi Delhi Cemetery
  • Delhi Old Cemetery
  • Delhi Woodland Cemetery
  • Delhi Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Deposit Laurel Bank Cemetery
  • Franklin Ouleout Valley Cemetery
  • Hobart Locust Hill Cemetery
  • Margaretville Margaretville Cemetery
  • Roxbury Roxbury Cemetery
  • South Kortright Unknown location
  • Walton Unknown location


    Andes Cemetery
    Andes, Delaware County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Ballantine (1855-1896) — of Andes, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Andes, Delaware County, N.Y., January 27, 1855. Republican. Butter merchant; dry goods merchant; member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1890; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1891; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1896; died in office 1896. Seized with a paralytic fit and died, in Andes, Delaware County, N.Y., May 4, 1896 (age 41 years, 98 days). Interment at Andes Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Duncan Ballantine and Nancy (Hunting) Ballantine; married to Mary Kate Shaw (1856-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jay Dickson Frisbee (1873-1961) — also known as J. D. Frisbee — of Andes, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Andes, Delaware County, N.Y., October 16, 1873. Dentist; Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1915. Methodist. Died in Andes, Delaware County, N.Y., August 23, 1961 (age 87 years, 311 days). Interment at Andes Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gustavus Adolphus Frisbee (1830-1899) and Ellen B. (Dickson) Frisbee (1833-1922); married, October 1, 1903, to Ella Mae Graham (1873-1936); married, October 9, 1947, to Veola L. Worden (1892-1963); third great-grandson of Philip Frisbee (1740-1813); second cousin twice removed of Alonzo Thompson Frisbee.
      Political families: Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Riverside Cemetery
    Bloomville, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Hiram Keeler (1807-1876) — also known as Stephen H. Keeler — of Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Kortright, Delaware County, N.Y., October 24, 1807. Merchant; member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1841. Died in Bloomville, Delaware County, N.Y., September 27, 1876 (age 68 years, 339 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Keeler and Patience (Mace) Keeler; married, May 20, 1832, to Elizabeth Lyman Merwin (1807-1888); second cousin twice removed of Burr L. Castle and Anson Foster Keeler; third cousin once removed of Alfred Walstein Bangs and John Clarence Keeler; third cousin twice removed of William Anson Floyd, Elijah Hunt Mills, Tracy R. Bangs, Frank D. Bangs and Asbury Elliott Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of George A. Bangs; fourth cousin of Daniel Darling Whitney and Edwin Olmstead Keeler (1846-1923); fourth cousin once removed of Nicoll Floyd, Thaddeus Betts and Silas Wright, Jr..
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Delhi Cemetery
    Delhi, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Noadiah Johnson (1795-1839) — of New York. Born in Connecticut, 1795. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1833-35; member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1837-39; died in office 1839. Died April 4, 1839 (age about 43 years). Interment at Delhi Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Cemetery
    Delhi, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Erastus Root (1773-1846) — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Hebron, Windham County (now Tolland County), Conn., March 16, 1773. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1798-99, 1800-02, 1817-21, 1826-28, 1830; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1827-28, 1830; U.S. Representative from New York, 1803-05, 1809-11, 1815-17, 1831-33 (14th District 1803-05, 12th District 1809-11, 8th District 1815-17, 11th District 1831-33); defeated, 1838; member of New York state senate, 1811-15, 1840-43 (Middle District 1811-15, 3rd District 1840-43); delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1823-24; defeated, 1824. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 24, 1846 (age 73 years, 283 days). Original interment at Old Cemetery; reinterment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Woodland Cemetery
    Delhi, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry White Cannon (1850-1934) — also known as Henry W. Cannon — Born in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., September 27, 1850. Banker; U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 1884-86. Died in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., April 27, 1934 (age 83 years, 212 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Bliss Cannon (1823-1890) and Ann Eliza (White) Cannon (1825-1909); married 1879 to Jennie Olive Curtis (1851-1929); married 1930 to Myrtle Leonora Jones (1860-1954).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Comptrollers of the Currency
      Erastus Root (1773-1846) — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Hebron, Windham County (now Tolland County), Conn., March 16, 1773. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1798-99, 1800-02, 1817-21, 1826-28, 1830; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1827-28, 1830; U.S. Representative from New York, 1803-05, 1809-11, 1815-17, 1831-33 (14th District 1803-05, 12th District 1809-11, 8th District 1815-17, 11th District 1831-33); defeated, 1838; member of New York state senate, 1811-15, 1840-43 (Middle District 1811-15, 3rd District 1840-43); delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1823-24; defeated, 1824. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 24, 1846 (age 73 years, 283 days). Original interment at Old Cemetery; reinterment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Samuel Gordon (1802-1873) — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Wattles Ferry (now Unadilla), Otsego County, N.Y., April 28, 1802. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster; member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1834; U.S. Representative from New York, 1841-43, 1845-47 (20th District 1841-43, 10th District 1845-47). Died in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., October 28, 1873 (age 71 years, 183 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ferris Jacobs, Jr. (1836-1886) — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., March 20, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1880; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1881-83. Died in White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., August 30, 1886 (age 50 years, 163 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ferris Jacobs (1802-1887) and Nancy (Lassell) Jacobs (1812-1892); married 1869 to Mary Eleanor Hyde (1842-1895).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Herman Day Gould (1799-1852) — also known as Herman D. Gould — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., January 16, 1799. Whig. U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1849-51; defeated, 1840, 1844. Died in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., January 26, 1852 (age 53 years, 10 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Harper Graham (1812-1881) — also known as James H. Graham — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Bovina, Delaware County, N.Y., September 19, 1812. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1859-61; member of New York state assembly from Delaware County 2nd District, 1871; member of New York state senate 23rd District, 1872-73. Died in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., June 23, 1881 (age 68 years, 277 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Orson MacIntire Allaben (1808-1891) — also known as Orson M. Allaben — of Margaretville, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Roxbury, Delaware County, N.Y., August 5, 1808. Democrat. Physician; member of New York state assembly, 1840, 1870 (Delaware County 1840, Delaware County 2nd District 1870); postmaster; member of New York state senate 14th District, 1864-65; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1874; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876. Baptist. Died in Margaretville, Delaware County, N.Y., November 27, 1891 (age 83 years, 114 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother-in-law of Buell Maben (1815-1886); brother of Jonathan Carle Allaben and James Rogers Allaben.
      Political family: Allaben family of Roxbury, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Lafayette B. Gleason Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937) — also known as Lafayette B. Gleason; Lafe Gleason — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., May 30, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Delaware County Republican Party, 1889-90; clerk of the New York State Senate, 1906-11; secretary of New York Republican Party, 1906-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912, 1920, 1932 (alternate); Convention Secretary, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1936; speaker, 1920, 1924, 1928. Presbyterian. Died, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 24, 1937 (age 74 years, 147 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Gleason, Jr. and Caroline (Blanchard) Gleason; married 1908 to Frances (Rich) McEntee (died 1936); third cousin twice removed of Parmenio Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Oliver Ellsworth (1745-1807), Augustus Seymour Porter and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin once removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward, Abiel Case, Chauncey Forward, Edmund Holcomb, Jairus Case, Anson Levi Holcomb, Almon Case and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907
      Donald D. Shaw (d. 1859) — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1847. Died December 29, 1859. Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Rogers Allaben (1823-1893) — also known as James R. Allaben — of Kings County, N.Y. Born in Roxbury, Delaware County, N.Y., October 20, 1823. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 5th District, 1869. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 14, 1893 (age 69 years, 329 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother-in-law of Buell Maben (1815-1886); brother of Orson MacIntire Allaben and Jonathan Carle Allaben.
      Political family: Allaben family of Roxbury, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Delhi, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Sherwood (1779-1862) — of Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Kingsbury, Washington County, N.Y., April 24, 1779. U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1813-15. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 31, 1862 (age 83 years, 190 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Laurel Bank Cemetery
    Deposit, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Junius Knapp (1845-1916) — also known as Charles J. Knapp — of Deposit, Delaware County, N.Y.; Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Born in Pepacton, Delaware County, N.Y., June 30, 1845. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1886, 1888; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1889-91; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Died in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., June 1, 1916 (age 70 years, 337 days). Interment at Laurel Bank Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Knapp (1797-1880).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Knapp (1797-1880) — of Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Colchester, Delaware County, N.Y., October 8, 1797. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1841; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1869-71. Died May 14, 1880 (age 82 years, 219 days). Interment at Laurel Bank Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Charles Junius Knapp (1845-1916).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Ouleout Valley Cemetery
    Franklin, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Franklin Miller (1827-1892) — also known as Samuel F. Miller — of Delaware County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1827. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County 1st District, 1854; U.S. Representative from New York, 1863-65, 1875-77 (19th District 1863-65, 21st District 1875-77). Died in 1892 (age about 65 years). Interment at Ouleout Valley Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Locust Hill Cemetery
    Hobart, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Davenport Clarke (1873-1933) — also known as John D. Clarke — of Fraser, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Hobart, Delaware County, N.Y., January 15, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; mining business; farmer; U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1921-25, 1927-33; defeated in primary, 1924; died in office 1933; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1932. Killed in an automobile accident; the car he was driving collided with another car, then went off the road, plunging down a twelve-foot embankment and hitting a tree, near Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., November 5, 1933 (age 60 years, 294 days). Interment at Locust Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Capt. W. J. Clarke and Emaline (Davenport) Clarke; married 1905 to Marian Kingley Williams (1880-1953).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Marian Williams Clarke (1880-1953) — also known as Marian W. Clarke; Marian Kingley Williams — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo.; Fraser, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Standing Stone, Bradford County, Pa., July 29, 1880. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1933-35; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936. Female. Died in Cooperstown, Otsego County, N.Y., April 8, 1953 (age 72 years, 253 days). Interment at Locust Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1905 to John Davenport Clarke (1873-1933).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Margaretville Cemetery
    Margaretville, Delaware County, New York


    Roxbury Cemetery
    Roxbury, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Frank E. Wilson Frank Eugene Wilson (1857-1935) — also known as Frank E. Wilson — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Roxbury, Delaware County, N.Y., December 22, 1857. Democrat. Physician; U.S. Representative from New York, 1899-1905, 1911-15 (5th District 1899-1903, 4th District 1903-05, 1911-13, 3rd District 1913-15); defeated, 1904. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Royal Arcanum; Foresters. Died in 1935 (age about 77 years). Cremated; ashes interred at Roxbury Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: New York Times, October 23, 1898
      Arthur Frisbee Bouton (1872-1952) — also known as Arthur F. Bouton — of Roxbury, Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Roxbury, Delaware County, N.Y., July 1, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; banker; member of New York state senate 29th District, 1923-26; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 29th District, 1938. Member, Odd Fellows; Rotary; Freemasons. Died in Roxbury, Delaware County, N.Y., May 23, 1952 (age 79 years, 327 days). Interment at Roxbury Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Burrett Beebe Bouton (1847-1891) and Elizabeth (Frisbee) Bouton (1849-1931); married, October 20, 1892, to Lulu Craft (1870-1946); first cousin of John Frisbee Keator; third cousin twice removed of Henry Clinton Frisbee (1801-1873); fourth cousin of Daniel Dodge Frisbie; fourth cousin once removed of Ezra H. Frisby.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Keator-Frisbee family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    South Kortright, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Martin Keeler (1781-1860) — of Delaware County, N.Y. Born in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn., July 3, 1781. Merchant; member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1816-17; Delaware County Sheriff, 1819; common pleas court judge in New York, 1820. Died in South Kortright, Delaware County, N.Y., April 1, 1860 (age 78 years, 273 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Jabez Keeler (1750-1825) and Sarah (Benedict) Keeler (born 1753); married, June 1, 1802, to Patience Mace (1784-1876); father of Stephen Hiram Keeler; first cousin thrice removed of Burr L. Castle and Anson Foster Keeler; second cousin twice removed of Alfred Walstein Bangs and John Clarence Keeler; second cousin thrice removed of Tracy R. Bangs, Frank D. Bangs and Asbury Elliott Kellogg; second cousin four times removed of George A. Bangs; third cousin once removed of William Anson Floyd, Elijah Hunt Mills, Daniel Darling Whitney and Edwin Olmstead Keeler (1846-1923); third cousin thrice removed of Walter Samuel Hine, Frank Clark Woodruff and Watson Stiles Woodruff; fourth cousin of Nicoll Floyd, Thaddeus Betts and Silas Wright, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington, Charles Albert Floyd, Frederick Augustus Tallmadge, David Gelston Floyd, John Gelston Floyd and William Chapman Williston.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Unknown Location
    Walton, Delaware County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Melville Jefferson France (1878-1955) — also known as Melville J. France — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 29, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1915-19. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association. Died, in the Cornwallis Inn, Kentville, Nova Scotia, July 22, 1955 (age 76 years, 266 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Jefferson France and Addie (Clark) France; married, October 29, 1904, to Annie Franklin Wilson (died 1949; newspaper reporter); married, December 22, 1953, to Adele (Dyott) Hart.


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