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Samson Occom Grave Site

 
 
Samson Occom Grave Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Phillip Gioia, November 8, 2019
1. Samson Occom Grave Site Marker
Inscription.  
Samson Occom
Indian Preacher of the
Brothertown Indians, believed
to be buried in the Cemetery
1/4 mile South of here.

 
Erected 1969 by Oneida County DPW.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraEducationNative Americans. A significant historical date for this entry is July 14, 1792.
 
Location. 43° 0.253′ N, 75° 26.872′ W. Marker is in Deansboro, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is on Bogusville Hill Road, 1.3 miles west of New York State Route 12B, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Deansboro NY 13328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Deansboro Depot (approx. 1.3 miles away); Kirkland College (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hamilton College (approx. 3.8 miles away); Harding Farm (approx. 3.9 miles away); Elihu Root (approx. 3.9 miles away); Lock Company (approx. 3.9 miles away); First Grist Mill (approx. 4.2 miles away); Stone Church (approx. 4½ miles away).
 
More about this marker. Samson Occom was a Mohegan Native American missionary in Connecticut, Long Island, New Hampshire, Stockbridge Massachusetts, England, The Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) and Saint of The Episcopal Church, USA. Co-founder of Dartmouth College with Eleazar Wheelock.
 
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The gravesite is on private property. To visit, please call the number on the small sign shown in the photo.
 
Also see . . .  Samson Occom (Wikipedia). (Submitted on July 6, 2020, by Phillip Gioia of Auburn, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2020, by Phillip Gioia of Auburn, New York. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 122 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 3, 2020, by Phillip Gioia of Auburn, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
 
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Nov. 27, 2022