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Mayfield in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burying Ground

 
 
Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 29, 2013
1. Burying Ground Marker
Inscription.

Burying Ground
Graves of Captain Gershom Woodworth, French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars and Sergeant Selah Woodworth of Revolution: Mayfield Pioneer.
 
Erected 1936 by New York State Department of Education.
 
Location. 43° 6.255′ N, 74° 16.619′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on County Route 146, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mayfield NY 12117, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rice Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield (approx. 0.7 miles away); Riceville Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Captain Solomon Woodworth (approx. 0.8 miles away); Amasa Stephen (approx. 0.9 miles away); Woodworth Farm (approx. one mile away); Romeyn's Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Anthonyville (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayfield.
 
Regarding Burying Ground. The Woodworth Cemetery is a short distance away from the road. The marker directs you to an early burial ground used primarily by the Woodworth family, set on land of the original
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 29, 2013
2. Woodworth Cemetery - Burying Ground Marker
Woodworth Farm. Members of this family played important roles in Tryon County Revolutionary War events. NOTE: On the same side of the road is believed to be an early burial ground for a group of Quakers who also built a meeting house circa 1800.
 
Also see . . .  Selah Woodworth on Find-a-Grave.com. (Submitted on August 29, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Woodworth Cemetery
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Woodworth Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 29, 2013
3. Woodworth Cemetery
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 29, 2013
4. Woodworth Burying Ground
Gershom Woodworth on the left, with his wife Rosanna, on the right.
Selah Woodworth - Killed Setting off Fireworks image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 29, 2013
5. Selah Woodworth - Killed Setting off Fireworks
[In] Memory of Selah Woodworth who died July [4th] 1825, In the 35[th] year of his age
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 29, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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