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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Greene County

Index to Locations

  • Athens Athens Cemetery
  • Cairo Cairo Cemetery
  • Catskill St. Patrick's Cemetery
  • Catskill Thomson Street Cemetery
  • Catskill Town of Catskill Cemetery
  • Catskill Village Cemetery
  • Coxsackie Adams Cemetery
  • Coxsackie Old Coxsackie Cemetery
  • Coxsackie Riverside Cemetery
  • Durham St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Freehold Snyder Cemetery
  • Halcott Halcott Cemetery
  • Hunter All Souls Onteora Park Church Cemetery
  • Jewett town Maplewood Cemetery
  • Leeds Old Cemetery
  • Lexington Lexington Cemetery
  • Palenville Old Cemetery
  • Prattsville City Cemetery
  • Windham Windham Cemetery


    Athens Cemetery
    Athens, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Isaac Whitbeck Van Schaick (1817-1901) — also known as Isaac W. Van Schaick — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in New York, 1817. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1873-75; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1877-82; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 1885-87, 1889-91. Died in 1901 (age about 84 years). Interment at Athens Cemetery.
      Relatives: Uncle of Aaron Van Schaick Cochrane (1858-1943).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cairo Cemetery
    Cairo, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Howell Porter (1833-1897) — of Virginia. Born in New York, 1833. Republican. U.S. Representative from Virginia 3rd District, 1869-73. Died in 1897 (age about 64 years). Interment at Cairo Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Patrick's Cemetery
    Catskill, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      James Henry Hyer (1903-1956) — also known as James H. Hyer; Jimmy Hyer — of Athens, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Athens, Greene County, N.Y., March 8, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for New York state senate 29th District, 1932. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Grange. Died, from an acute myocardial infarct, in Albany Hospital, Albany, Albany County, N.Y., April 7, 1956 (age 53 years, 30 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.


    Thomson Street Cemetery
    Catskill, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Adams (1778-1854) — of Greene County, N.Y. Born in Oak Hill, Greene County, N.Y., August 26, 1778. Democrat. Lawyer; Greene County Surrogate, 1810; member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1812-13; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1815, 1833-35. Died in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., September 25, 1854 (age 76 years, 30 days). Interment at Thomson Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Henry Ashley (1778-1829) — of New York. Born in Winchester, Cheshire County, N.H., February 19, 1778. U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1825-27. Died in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., January 14, 1829 (age 50 years, 330 days). Interment at Thomson Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Town of Catskill Cemetery
    Catskill, Greene County, New York

    Politicians who have monuments here:
      Manly Burr Mattice (1827-1894) — also known as Manly B. Mattice — of Durham, Greene County, N.Y.; Catskill, Greene County, N.Y. Born December 29, 1827. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County 2nd District, 1856; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864, 1880, 1888. Died December 25, 1894 (age 66 years, 361 days). Interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Durham, N.Y.; cenotaph at Town of Catskill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nancy (Winans) Mattice (1792-1874) and Adam Mattice; married to Cordelia Roggin (1837-1894); second cousin once removed of Martinus F. Mattice; third cousin once removed of Burr Mattice; third cousin twice removed of Warner Bryce Mattice (1900-?).
      Political family: Mattice family of New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Village Cemetery
    Catskill, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Holroyd Bagley, Jr. (1832-1902) — also known as John H. Bagley, Jr. — of Catskill, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., November 26, 1832. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1875-77, 1883-85; defeated, 1884 (17th District), 1896 (21st District); member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1888. Died in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., October 23, 1902 (age 69 years, 331 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Burrage Cooke (1778-1853) — also known as Thomas B. Cooke — of Greene County, N.Y. Born in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., November 21, 1778. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1811-13; member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1838-39. Died in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., November 20, 1853 (age 74 years, 364 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Rufus H. King (1820-1890) — of Catskill, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Rensselaerville, Albany County, N.Y., January 20, 1820. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1855-57; Presidential Elector for New York, 1860; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1880. Died in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., September 13, 1890 (age 70 years, 236 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rufus King and Mary (Cornell) King; married to Lucia Helen Dwight (1825-1894).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Ashley Griswold (1822-1902) — of Catskill, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Cairo, Greene County, N.Y., November 18, 1822. Democrat. County judge in New York, 1863-67; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1869-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 17th District, 1894. Died in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., February 22, 1902 (age 79 years, 96 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Adams Cemetery
    Coxsackie, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard McCarty (1780-1844) — of New York. Born in New York, 1780. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1821-23. Died in 1844 (age about 64 years). Interment at Adams Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Coxsackie Cemetery
    Coxsackie, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Dorrance Kirtland (1770-1840) — of New York. Born in Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y., July 28, 1770. U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1817-19; state court judge in New York, 1828. Died May 23, 1840 (age 69 years, 300 days). Interment at Old Coxsackie Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Ely (1774-1849) — of Greene County, N.Y. Born in Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn., October 8, 1774. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1805-06, 1811-12; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1839-41. Died in Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y., August 20, 1849 (age 74 years, 316 days). Interment at Old Coxsackie Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverside Cemetery
    Coxsackie, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Philip Arnold Goodwin (1882-1937) — also known as Philip A. Goodwin — of Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Athens, Greene County, N.Y., January 20, 1882. Republican. Bridge builder; lumber business; banker; U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1933-37; died in office 1937. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Grange. Died in Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y., June 6, 1937 (age 55 years, 137 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John H. Goodwin and Mary F. (Tolley) Goodwin; married, June 27, 1916, to Eva M. Jeune.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Aaron Van Schaick Cochrane (1858-1943) — also known as Aaron V. S. Cochrane — of Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y. Born in Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y., March 14, 1858. Republican. Lawyer; Columbia County District Attorney, 1889-92; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1897-1901; Justice of New York Supreme Court 3rd District, 1902-28; resigned 1928; president, Farmers Bank of Hudson. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., September 7, 1943 (age 85 years, 177 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Cochrane and Barbara Cochrane; married, October 10, 1882, to Margaret M. Hawyer; nephew of Isaac Whitbeck Van Schaick (1817-1901).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William E. Brady (1889-1970) — of Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Athens, Greene County, N.Y., August 7, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; funeral director; owner, Coxsackie Granite Works; Greene County Coroner, 1921-36; member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1940-62. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Rotary; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died in Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y., August 5, 1970 (age 80 years, 363 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William C. Brady (1852-?); married to Jane A. Smith (1888-1938); married 1939 to Iantha M. Carter (1892-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Durham, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Manly Burr Mattice (1827-1894) — also known as Manly B. Mattice — of Durham, Greene County, N.Y.; Catskill, Greene County, N.Y. Born December 29, 1827. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County 2nd District, 1856; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864, 1880, 1888. Died December 25, 1894 (age 66 years, 361 days). Interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery; cenotaph at Town of Catskill Cemetery, Catskill, N.Y.
      Relatives: Son of Nancy (Winans) Mattice (1792-1874) and Adam Mattice; married to Cordelia Roggin (1837-1894); second cousin once removed of Martinus F. Mattice; third cousin once removed of Burr Mattice; third cousin twice removed of Warner Bryce Mattice (1900-?).
      Political family: Mattice family of New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Snyder Cemetery
    Freehold, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Perkins King (1784-1857) — of Greene County, N.Y. Born in New Marlborough, Berkshire County, Mass., January 12, 1784. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1827; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1829-31. Died November 29, 1857 (age 73 years, 321 days). Interment at Snyder Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Halcott Cemetery
    Halcott, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Buell Maben (1815-1886) — of Halcott, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Halcott, Greene County, N.Y., May 23, 1815. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County 1st District, 1856. Died in Halcott, Greene County, N.Y., February 13, 1886 (age 70 years, 266 days). Interment at Halcott Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Maben and Diadama (Buell) Maben; brother-in-law of Orson MacIntire Allaben, Jonathan Carle Allaben and James Rogers Allaben (1823-1893); married, January 1, 1838, to Abigail D. Allaben (1819-1883).
      Political family: Allaben family of Roxbury, New York.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    All Souls Onteora Park Church Cemetery
    Hunter, Greene County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Neal Dow Becker (1883-1955) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cherry Creek, Chautauqua County, N.Y., February 13, 1883. Lawyer; president, Hammond Typewriter Corporation, 1913-24; president (1925-52) and chairman (1952-55), Intertype Corporation; trustee and member of executive committee, Consolidated Edison electric utility; bank director; Honorary Consul-General for Bulgaria in New York, N.Y., 1923-33; chairman, Cornell University Board of Trustees, 1947-53. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 16, 1955 (age 72 years, 92 days). Interment at All Souls Onteora Park Church Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Neal Dow
      Relatives: Son of William E. Becker and Eva Claire (Kenyon) Becker; married 1909 to Ivah Elizabeth Smith (1881-1951); married 1954 to Charlotte Allen.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maplewood Cemetery
    Jewett town, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      George H. Chase — of Jewett, Greene County, N.Y. Republican. Merchant; member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1914-16. Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.


    Old Cemetery
    Leeds, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Martin Gerretsen Schuneman (1764-1827) — also known as Martin G. Schuneman — of Ulster County, N.Y.; Greene County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1764. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1798-1800, 1802-03 (Ulster County 1798-1800, Greene County 1802-03); U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1805-07. Died in 1827 (age about 63 years). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Lexington Cemetery
    Lexington, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      George B. Van Valkenburgh (1871-1937) — of Catskill, Greene County, N.Y.; Lexington, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Lexington, Greene County, N.Y., February 21, 1871. Democrat. Chair of Greene County Democratic Party, 1910; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912 (alternate), 1924 (alternate), 1928; postmaster at Catskill, N.Y., 1917-21; candidate for New York state assembly from Greene County, 1923. Died in 1937 (age about 66 years). Interment at Lexington Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Monroe Van Valkenburgh (1842-1912) and Mary Alice (O'Hara) Van Valkenburgh (1847-1924); married 1915 to Lillian Dolan (1874-1965).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cemetery
    Palenville, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Rufus Palen (1807-1844) — of New York. Born in Palenville, Greene County, N.Y., February 25, 1807. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1839-41. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 26, 1844 (age 37 years, 61 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    City Cemetery
    Prattsville, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Zadock Pratt (1790-1871) — of New York. Born in Stephentown, Rensselaer County, N.Y., October 30, 1790. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; tanner; justice of the peace; banker; U.S. Representative from New York, 1837-39, 1843-45 (8th District 1837-39, 11th District 1843-45); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1852. Died in Bergen town (now part of Jersey City), Hudson County, N.J., April 5, 1871 (age 80 years, 157 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Zadock Pratt, Sr. and Hannah (Pickett) Pratt; married, October 18, 1818, to Beda Dickerman (died 1819); married 1823 to Esther Dickerman (died 1824); married, October 12, 1827, to Abigail P. Watson (1807-1834); married, March 16, 1835, to Mary E. Watson (died 1868); married, October 16, 1869, to Susie A. Grimm; father of George Watson Pratt (1830-1862) and Julia Harriet Pratt (1832-1898; who married Colin Macrae Ingersoll); grandfather of George Pratt Ingersoll.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "Died Ever Regretted. While Member of Congress, Moved the Reduction of Postage, A.D. 1838, and the Survey for a Railroad to the Pacific, A.D. 1844."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Windham Cemetery
    Windham, Greene County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Ellis W. Bentley (1884-1974) — of Windham, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 17, 1884. Republican. Poultry farmer; member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1923-34; defeated, 1934. Died in May, 1974 (age 90 years, 0 days). Interment at Windham Cemetery.
      George W. Osborn (1898-1974) — of Windham, Greene County, N.Y. Born in Windham, Greene County, N.Y., July 24, 1898. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1922. Died in February, 1974 (age 75 years, 0 days). Interment at Windham Cemetery.


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