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Scotch Church Cemetery

 
 
Scotch Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 31, 2011
1. Scotch Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Town of Florida
United Pres. Church Cemetery
known as Scotch Church Cem.
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First interment 1802, early
Scotch Settlers Buried Here.
Some are soldiers of Revolution
Her. & Gen. Soc. of Mont. Co.

 
Erected 1997 by Heritage & Genealogical Society of Montgomery Country.
 
Location. 42° 52.304′ N, 74° 8.12′ W. Marker is in Florida, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Scotch Church Road (New York State Route 160), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 186 State Route 160, Florida NY 10921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Associate Church (here, next to this marker); Johnson Hall – 1763 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Frost Homestead (approx. 3 miles away); Sherburne Tannery (approx. 4.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Great Lot 92 (approx. 5 miles away); "Mother Lake" (approx. 5.2 miles away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jan Mabie House, 1670 (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
Scotch Church Cemetery Marker (on Right) image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 31, 2011
2. Scotch Church Cemetery Marker (on Right)
This marker was dedicated 27 September 1997.
 
Regarding Scotch Church Cemetery. This church was deactivated and sold in 1973 and the church building burned in 1987. First burial in cemetery was in 1802 and last burial in 1891. Over 60 were transferred to nearby Van Vechten Cemetery after it became a public cemetery in 1883 and those transfer/reburials are listed on the last page, based on records from Van Vechten Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Scotch Church Cemetery. (Submitted on August 7, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. United Presbyterian Church Cemetery Pattersonville
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Scotch Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 25, 2006
3. Scotch Church Cemetery Marker
Scotch Church Cemetery Marker(On Right) image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 31, 2011
4. Scotch Church Cemetery Marker(On Right)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   4. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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