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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Tompkins County

Index to Locations

  • Caroline Quick Cemetery
  • Dryden Green Hills Cemetery
  • Dryden Willow Glen Cemetery
  • Groton Groton Rural Cemetery
  • Ithaca City Cemetery
  • Ithaca Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  • Cornell University, Ithaca Arts Quad
  • Cornell University, Ithaca Sage Chapel
  • McLean McLean Cemetery
  • Trumansburg Grove Cemetery


    Quick Cemetery
    Caroline, Tompkins County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Cantine (1735-1808) — of Ulster County, N.Y. Born in Marbletown, Ulster County, N.Y., October 20, 1735. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County, 1777-78, 1779-81, 1783-85, 1786-89; delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Ulster County, 1788; member of New York state senate Middle District, 1789-97; member of New York council of appointment, 1790; elected U.S. Representative from New York 7th District 1801, but never took office. Died April 30, 1808 (age 72 years, 193 days). Interment at Quick Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Matthew Cantine (1737?-?) and Peter Cantine, Jr.; father of Moses I. Cantine.
      Political family: Cantine family of Marbletown, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Green Hills Cemetery
    Dryden, Tompkins County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Jeremiah Wilbur Dwight (1819-1885) — also known as Jeremiah W. Dwight — of Dryden, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Cincinnatus, Cortland County, N.Y., April 17, 1819. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1860-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1876, 1880, 1884; U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1877-83. Died in Dryden, Tompkins County, N.Y., November 26, 1885 (age 66 years, 223 days). Interment at Green Hills Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John Wilbur Dwight (1859-1928).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Milo Goodrich (1814-1881) — of Dryden, Tompkins County, N.Y.; Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Born in East Homer, Cortland County, N.Y., January 3, 1814. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; postmaster; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867-68; U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1871-73; defeated (Liberal Republican), 1872. Died in Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y., April 15, 1881 (age 67 years, 102 days). Interment at Green Hills Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Willow Glen Cemetery
    Dryden, Tompkins County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Alton George Parker (1887-1974) — also known as Alton G. Parker — of Harford town, Cortland County, N.Y. Born in Harford town, Cortland County, N.Y., August 17, 1887. Democrat. Dairy farmer; candidate for New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1918. Died in Harford town, Cortland County, N.Y., November 10, 1974 (age 87 years, 85 days). Interment at Willow Glen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Henry Parker (1860-1940) and Orpha May (Hammon) Parker (1862-1944); married, June 3, 1907, to Hattie Pond (1888-1967); third cousin thrice removed of Hugh Conger (1804-1869).
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Groton Rural Cemetery
    Groton, Tompkins County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Benn Conger (1856-1922) — of Groton, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Groton, Tompkins County, N.Y., October 29, 1856. President, Corona Typewriter Co.; member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1900-01; member of New York state senate 41st District, 1909-10; resigned 1910. In 1910, he accused Sen. Jotham P. Allds, the majority leader, of accepting a bribe from bridge companies; Allds was investigated and ultimately resigned. Conger, who had also taken part in the bribery scheme, was criticized for not coming forward sooner; facing a likely attempt to expel him, he resigned a few days later. Died in Groton, Tompkins County, N.Y., February 28, 1922 (age 65 years, 122 days). Interment at Groton Rural Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Corydon Wilson Conger (1826-1901) and Mary Jane (Brown) Conger (1830-1915); married 1880 to Florence C. Buck (1860-1945); third cousin twice removed of Hugh Conger; fourth cousin once removed of James Lockwood Conger, Anson Griffith Conger, Harmon Sweatland Conger, Omar Dwight Conger (1818-1898), Moore Conger, Frederick Ward Conger, Chauncey Stewart Conger and Charles Franklin Conger.
      Political families: Conger family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    City Cemetery
    Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
      David Woodcock (1785-1835) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Williamstown, Berkshire County, Mass., 1785. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Ithaca, N.Y., 1809-21; member of New York state assembly, 1814-15, 1826 (Seneca County 1814-15, Tompkins County 1826); president, Cayuga Steamboat Company; U.S. Representative from New York, 1821-23, 1827-29 (20th District 1821-23, 25th District 1827-29). Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., September 18, 1835 (age about 50 years). Interment at City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Humphrey (1792-1850) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Little Britain, Orange County, N.Y., February 14, 1792. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1825-27; village president of Ithaca, New York, 1828-29; Tompkins County Surrogate, 1831-34; member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1834-36, 1842; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1835-36; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1843-47. Died in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., April 17, 1850 (age 58 years, 62 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1816 to Ann Eiza Belknap (1797-1861).
      The town of Humphrey, New York, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Amasa Dana (1792-1867) — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., October 19, 1792. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1828-29; U.S. Representative from New York, 1839-41, 1843-45 (22nd District 1839-41, 26th District 1843-45). Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., December 24, 1867 (age 75 years, 66 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Andrew De Witt Bruyn (1790-1838) — also known as A. D. W. Bruyn — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Wawarsing, Ulster County, N.Y., November 18, 1790. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of the peace; Tompkins County Surrogate, 1817-21; village president of Ithaca, New York, 1822; candidate for New York state senate, 1825; common pleas court judge in New York, 1826-36; Presidential Elector for New York, 1828; U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1837-38; died in office 1838. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., July 27, 1838 (age 47 years, 251 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacobus S. Bruyn and Janneke Ten Eyck (De Witt) Bruyn (1755-1823); married to Abigail Champlin (1802-1892); nephew of Severyn Tenhout Bruyn, Johannes Bruyn and Cornelius Bruyn; first cousin of Charles D. Bruyn (1784-1849).
      Political families: Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York; DeWitt-Bruyn-Hasbrouck-Kellogg family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Wells (1814-1867) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Delaware, 1814. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1859-61. Died in 1867 (age about 53 years). Interment at City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Sanford Walbridge (1801-1869) — also known as Henry S. Walbridge — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., April 8, 1801. Whig. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1846; U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1851-53. Died January 27, 1869 (age 67 years, 294 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gustavus Walbridge (1755-1828) and Anna (Sanford) Walbridge (1755-1819); married, December 25, 1828, to Susan Huntington Dana (1808-1834); married, July 20, 1836, to Fanny Thompson (1811-1862); married, June 13, 1866, to Matilda Delevan (Smith) Woolley (1811-1873); uncle of Hiram Walbridge; first cousin of Ebenezer William Walbridge; second cousin once removed of John Jay Walbridge and David Safford Walbridge; second cousin twice removed of John Hill Walbridge and Henry E. Walbridge; second cousin thrice removed of Hiram Augustus Huse and Cyrus Packard Walbridge; second cousin four times removed of Clair Hiram Walbridge (1880-1970); second cousin five times removed of Herbert Edwin Walbridge.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cyrus Beers (1786-1850) — of New York. Born in Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn., June 21, 1786. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1838-39. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., June 5, 1850 (age 63 years, 349 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Washington Schuyler (1810-1888) — also known as George W. Schuyler — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born February 2, 1810. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1860; New York state treasurer, 1864-65; member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1875. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., February 1, 1888 (age 77 years, 364 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Son of John Harmanus Schuyler (1763-1846) and Annatje (Fort) Schuyler (1770-1851); married to Matilda Scribner (1809-1898); father of Eugene Schuyler; granduncle of Karl Cortlandt Schuyler; second great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin thrice removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin four times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin twice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin once removed of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810), Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), James Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Edward Livingston (1764-1836) and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; fourth cousin of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Maturin Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Peter Augustus Jay, Edward Philip Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, Philip Schuyler, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish and Philip N. Schuyler; fourth cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gilbert Livingston Thompson, Edward Livingston (1796-1840), Gerrit Smith, Henry Bell Van Rensselaer, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, John Jay II, James Adams Ekin, John Jacob Astor III, Nicholas Fish and Hamilton Fish, Jr..
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Devoe Pell Hodson (1856-1932) — also known as Devoe P. Hodson — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y.; Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y. Born in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., March 23, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; municipal judge in New York, 1906-13; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; member, New York State Public Service Commission, 1914-19; candidate for New York state attorney general, 1917. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y., May 16, 1932 (age 76 years, 54 days). Cremated; ashes interred at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Horatio Hodson (1816-1913) and Harriett Ward (Pell) Hodson; married to Mariette Wood.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ebenezer Mack (1791-1849) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born May 9, 1791. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1830; postmaster at Ithaca, N.Y., 1833-42; member of New York state senate 6th District, 1834-37. Died, from consumption, July 19, 1849 (age 58 years, 71 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Eleanor Board Dey (1800-1882).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Josiah Butler Williams (1810-1883) — also known as Josiah B. Williams — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., December 16, 1810. Banker; member of New York state senate 25th District, 1852-55; candidate for New York canal commission, 1854; Presidential Elector for New York, 1856. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., September 26, 1883 (age 72 years, 284 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Williams (1768-1842) and Charity (Shaler) Williams (1775-1865); brother of Timothy S. Williams (1800-1849); married to Mary Hungerford Hardy (1824-1911).
      Political family: Williams-Sage family of Ithaca, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Eugene Schuyler (1840-1890) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., February 26, 1840. U.S. Consul in Moscow, 1866-69; Reval, 1869-70; Birmingham, 1878-79; U.S. Consul General in Constantinople, 1876-78; Rome, 1879-80; Bucharest, as of 1880-82; Athens, as of 1882-84; Cairo, 1889-90; U.S. Diplomatic Agent to Romania, 1880; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Romania, 1880-82; U.S. Minister to Romania, 1882-84; Serbia, 1882-84; Greece, 1882-84. Died, of malarial fever, in Venice, Italy, July 16, 1890 (age 50 years, 140 days). Interment at Cimitero di San Michele, Venice, Italy; cenotaph at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Matilda (Scriber) Schuyler (1809-1898) and George Washington Schuyler; married, July 8, 1877, to Gertrude Wallace King; third great-grandnephew of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); first cousin once removed of Karl Cortlandt Schuyler; first cousin four times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston and Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746); first cousin five times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, Philip John Schuyler, Philip P. Schuyler and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin twice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston (1740-1810), Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), James Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Peter Samuel Schuyler, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Edward Livingston and Philip Jeremiah Schuyler; fourth cousin once removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Maturin Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo, Peter Augustus Jay, Edward Philip Livingston, James Alexander Hamilton, Philip Schuyler, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish and Philip N. Schuyler.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pleasant Grove Cemetery
    Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Herbert Delano Sibley (1861-1937) — also known as Herbert D. Sibley — of Olean, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Born in Napoli, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., December 8, 1861. Democrat. Newspaper editor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; postmaster at Olean, N.Y., 1915-24. Presbyterian. Died August 30, 1937 (age 75 years, 265 days). Interment at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Judson Sibley and Ann Eliza (Miller) Sibley; married, June 16, 1884, to Margaret E. Campbell.


    Arts Quad
    Cornell University, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    Andrew D. White Andrew Dickson White (1832-1918) — also known as Andrew D. White — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y.; Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Homer, Cortland County, N.Y., November 7, 1832. Republican. University professor; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1864-67; co-founder and first president of Cornell University, 1867-79 and 1881-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872 (alternate), 1884, 1912; Presidential Elector for New York, 1872; U.S. Minister to Germany, 1879-81; Russia, 1892-94; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1897-1902. Member, American Historical Association; American Philosophical Society. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., November 4, 1918 (age 85 years, 362 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel; statue at Arts Quad.
      Relatives: Son of Horace White (1802-1860) and Clara (Dickson) White (1811-1882); married 1859 to Mary A. Outwater (died 1887); married 1890 to Helen Magill; uncle of Horace White (1865-1943); grandson of Andrew Dickson.
      Political family: White family of Syracuse, New York.
      Cross-reference: Albert Henry Washburn
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Andrew D. White (built 1942, scrapped 1962) was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
      Ezra Cornell (1807-1874) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Westchester Landing, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., January 11, 1807. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1862-63; member of New York state senate 24th District, 1864-67; founder of Cornell University, in Ithaca, N.Y., 1865. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., December 9, 1874 (age 67 years, 332 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel; statue at Arts Quad.
      Relatives: Son of Elijah Cornell (1771-1862) and Eunice (Barnard) Cornell (1788-1857); married, March 19, 1831, to Mary Ann Wood (1811-1891); father of Alonzo Barton Cornell; granduncle of Carlos Wood Riddick and Florence Riddick Boys; first cousin twice removed of Ezekiel Cornell; third cousin twice removed of Francis Russell Edward Cornell (1821-1881) and Stillman Stephen Light; third cousin thrice removed of John Cecil Purcell and Thurber Cornell; fourth cousin of Daniel Burrows and Jared Lewis Rathbone; fourth cousin once removed of Simeon Baldwin, Lorenzo Burrows, Henry Reed Rathbone and Jared Lawrence Rathbone.
      Political family: Cornell family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also NNDB dossier


    Sage Chapel
    Cornell University, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Andrew D. White Andrew Dickson White (1832-1918) — also known as Andrew D. White — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y.; Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Homer, Cortland County, N.Y., November 7, 1832. Republican. University professor; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1864-67; co-founder and first president of Cornell University, 1867-79 and 1881-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872 (alternate), 1884, 1912; Presidential Elector for New York, 1872; U.S. Minister to Germany, 1879-81; Russia, 1892-94; U.S. Ambassador to Germany, 1897-1902. Member, American Historical Association; American Philosophical Society. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., November 4, 1918 (age 85 years, 362 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel; statue at Arts Quad.
      Relatives: Son of Horace White (1802-1860) and Clara (Dickson) White (1811-1882); married 1859 to Mary A. Outwater (died 1887); married 1890 to Helen Magill; uncle of Horace White (1865-1943); grandson of Andrew Dickson.
      Political family: White family of Syracuse, New York.
      Cross-reference: Albert Henry Washburn
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Andrew D. White (built 1942, scrapped 1962) was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
    Alonzo B. Cornell Alonzo Barton Cornell (1832-1904) — also known as Alonzo B. Cornell — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., January 22, 1832. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868, 1880; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1868; New York Republican state chair, 1870-74, 1875-77, 1878-79; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1873; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1873; Governor of New York, 1880-83. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., October 15, 1904 (age 72 years, 267 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel.
      Relatives: Son of Ezra Cornell and Mary Ann (Wood) Cornell (1811-1891); father of Charles Ezra Cornell (son-in-law of Charles C. Bouck); first cousin once removed of Carlos Wood Riddick and Florence Riddick Boys; first cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Cornell (1733-1800); fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Burrows, Jared Lewis Rathbone, Francis Russell Edward Cornell and Stillman Stephen Light.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Cornell family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Image source: New York Red Book 1896
      Ezra Cornell (1807-1874) — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Westchester Landing, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., January 11, 1807. Member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1862-63; member of New York state senate 24th District, 1864-67; founder of Cornell University, in Ithaca, N.Y., 1865. Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., December 9, 1874 (age 67 years, 332 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel; statue at Arts Quad.
      Relatives: Son of Elijah Cornell (1771-1862) and Eunice (Barnard) Cornell (1788-1857); married, March 19, 1831, to Mary Ann Wood (1811-1891); father of Alonzo Barton Cornell; granduncle of Carlos Wood Riddick and Florence Riddick Boys; first cousin twice removed of Ezekiel Cornell; third cousin twice removed of Francis Russell Edward Cornell (1821-1881) and Stillman Stephen Light; third cousin thrice removed of John Cecil Purcell and Thurber Cornell; fourth cousin of Daniel Burrows and Jared Lewis Rathbone; fourth cousin once removed of Simeon Baldwin, Lorenzo Burrows, Henry Reed Rathbone and Jared Lawrence Rathbone.
      Political family: Cornell family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also NNDB dossier
    Henry W. Sage Henry Williams Sage (1814-1897) — also known as Henry W. Sage — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., January 13, 1814. Whig. Lumber magnate; member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1847; philanthropist. Died September 18, 1897 (age 83 years, 248 days). Entombed at Sage Chapel.
      Relatives: Nephew of Timothy S. Williams; grandfather of Henry M. Sage (1868-1933).
      Political family: Williams-Sage family of Ithaca, New York.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, October 1897


    McLean Cemetery
    McLean, Tompkins County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Ralph Lewis Emmons (1890-1980) — also known as Ralph L. Emmons — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Born in Borodino, Onondaga County, N.Y., March 15, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1936-43. Catholic. Died November 16, 1980 (age 90 years, 246 days). Interment at McLean Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Milton Emmons and Laura (Stanton) Emmons; married, November 25, 1915, to Ellen O'Brien.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Grove Cemetery
    Trumansburg, Tompkins County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      John Henry Camp (1840-1892) — also known as John H. Camp — of Lyons, Wayne County, N.Y. Born in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., April 4, 1840. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872; U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1877-83. Died in Lyons, Wayne County, N.Y., October 12, 1892 (age 52 years, 191 days). Interment at Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Nicoll Halsey (1782-1865) — of Trumansburg, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Southampton, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., March 8, 1782. Democrat. Miller; member of New York state assembly, 1815-16, 1824 (Seneca County 1815-16, Tompkins County 1824); Tompkins County Sheriff, 1819-21; U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1833-35; county judge in New York, 1834. Died in Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich., March 3, 1865 (age 82 years, 360 days). Interment at Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Silas Halsey (1743-1832); brother of Jehiel Howell Halsey.
      Political family: Halsey family of Southampton, New York.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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