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Schuyler County
New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Schuyler County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Montour Falls Cook Cemetery
  • Montour Falls Montour Cemetery
  • Watkins Glen Unknown location
  • Watkins Glen Glenwood Cemetery
  • Watkins Glen Holy Cross Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Schuyler County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Lawrence (1773-1837) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Cayuta Lake, Tioga County (now Schuyler County), N.Y. Born in Newtown, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., May 23, 1773. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1808-09, 1810-11, 1817-18, 1820-21 (Ontario County 1808-09, New York County 1810-11, Ontario County 1817-18, Tioga County 1820-21); U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1823-25. Died in Cayuta Lake, Tioga County (now Schuyler County), N.Y., October 20, 1837 (age 64 years, 150 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Brother of William Thomas Lawrence (1788-1859).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cook Cemetery
    Montour Falls, Schuyler County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Cook — of Havana (now Montour Falls), Schuyler County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856; member of New York state senate 27th District, 1862-63. Interment at Cook Cemetery.


    Montour Cemetery
    Montour Falls, Schuyler County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    David B. Hill David Bennett Hill (1843-1910) — also known as David B. Hill — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y.; Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Havana, Chemung County (now Montour Falls, Schuyler County), N.Y., August 29, 1843. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Chemung County, 1871-72; mayor of Elmira, N.Y., 1882; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1883-85; Governor of New York, 1885-92; defeated, 1894; U.S. Senator from New York, 1892-97; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1892; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1904. Died, from Bright's disease and heart disease, in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., October 20, 1910 (age 67 years, 52 days). Interment at Montour Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Caleb Hill and Eunice Hill.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
      William Terry Jackson (1794-1882) — of Havana, Chemung County (now Montour Falls, Schuyler County), N.Y. Born in Chester, Orange County, N.Y., December 29, 1794. School teacher; surveyor; merchant; justice of the peace; U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1849-51. Died in Havana (now Montour Falls), Schuyler County, N.Y., September 15, 1882 (age 87 years, 260 days). Interment at Montour Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Watkins Glen, Schuyler County,


    Glenwood Cemetery
    Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Newton Hungerford (1825-1883) — also known as J. Newton Hungerford — of Corning, Steuben County, N.Y. Born in Vernon, Oneida County, N.Y., December 31, 1825. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872; U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1877-79. Died in Corning, Steuben County, N.Y., April 2, 1883 (age 57 years, 92 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lot Hungerford and Celinda (Smith) Hungerford; married, June 22, 1859, to Mary Woods Gansevoort (1839-1871).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Magee (1794-1868) — of New York. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., September 3, 1794. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1827-31; promoter of railroads; owner of coal mines; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867. Died in Watkins (now Watkins Glen), Schuyler County, N.Y., April 5, 1868 (age 73 years, 215 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George B. Guinnip (1794-1869) — of Salubria, Chemung County, N.Y. Born in Hunterdon County, N.J., September 12, 1794. Merchant; member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1834, 1836; member of New York state senate 26th District, 1850-51; resigned 1851; defeated, 1851. Welsh ancestry. Died in Watkins (now Watkins Glen), Schuyler County, N.Y., July 20, 1869 (age 74 years, 311 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Sarah Hart (1798-1884); father of Ransom Hart Guinnip (1819-1892).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank A. Frost (b. 1874) — of Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, N.Y. Born in Watkins (now Watkins Glen), Schuyler County, N.Y., March 21, 1874. Republican. Contractor; chair of Schuyler County Republican Party, 1927-29; member of New York state senate 41st District, 1929-34. Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      William Elderkin Leffingwell (1855-1927) — also known as William E. Leffingwell — of Dansville, Livingston County, N.Y.; Watkins (now Watkins Glen), Schuyler County, N.Y. Born in Aurora, Cayuga County, N.Y., July 10, 1855. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1904; member of New York state assembly from Schuyler County, 1909; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the Revolution. Died October 12, 1927 (age 72 years, 94 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Elisha Leffingwell (physician); father of William Murray Leffingwell (who married Margaret Bowlby Leffingwell (1885-1980)).
      Political family: Leffingwell family of Watkins Glen, New York.


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John W. Gurnett, Jr. (d. 1971) — of Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1944 (alternate), 1956, 1964 (alternate); member of New York state assembly from Schuyler County, 1923; defeated, 1923; chair of Schuyler County Democratic Party, 1927, 1955; candidate for New York state senate 41st District, 1928. Died in 1971. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John W. Gurnett, Sr. (1855?-?).


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