Old Hillabrant Cemetery


This cemetery is located just north of the Old Hillabrant Farm in the town of Johnstown.  These inscriptions were copied September 11, 1947 by Dr. R. M. Palmer, Former Fulton County Historian.

This transcript can be found at the Johnstown Historical Society, William Street, Johnstown, New York.  It was sent in to the Fulton County GenWeb site by James Morrison, archivist for Johnstown Historical Society and was transcribed by Linda Jasztal,  March 8, 2000.  

Willard C., son of Orange and Elizabeth Carle
Died Jan. 7, 1854
Aged 5 yrs. and 18 days

Burnap, son of Orange and Elizabeth Carle
Died July 15, 1856
Aged 2 yrs., 1 mo. and 15 days

Hester, wife of John Carle
Died July 1, 1860
Aged 73 yrs.

John H., son of M. and C. Wert
Died Sept. 3, 1849
Aged 2 yrs., 2 mo. and 12 days

Edward, son of M. and C. Wert
Died Sept. 15, 1849
Aged 6 yrs., 8 mo. and 11 days

Marcellus G., son of M. and C. Wert
Died Dec. 20, 1851
Aged 6 mo. and 2 days

Welthy, wife of Michael Wert Jr.
Died Sept. 26, 1842
In her 33 year

Emily, dau. of J. and M. Hillabrant
Died Aug. 12, 1848
Aged 1 yr., 8 mo. and 17days

Ere sin could blight or sorrow fade
Death came with friendly care
The opening bud to heaven conveyed
And bade it blossom there.

William A., son of George M. and C. Shepard
Died Sept. 20, 1863
Aged 1 yr., 11 mo. 23 days

Samuel Miller
Died July 13, 1845
Aged 68 years

He is at rest.

Betsey, wife of Samuel Miller
Died Nov. 13, 1840
In the 57 year of her age

Harriet, dau. of B. S. and E. Miller
Died Sept. 14, 1861
Aged 13 yrs., 11 mo. And 15 days

Farewell, dear Hattie, so early taken
from this world of death and pain
May thy loss in us awaken strong
desire to meet again.

Charles E., son of William and Amey Argarsinger
Died May 1, 1848
Aged 2 mos.

Daniel, son of P. P. and Catherine Frederick
Died Jan. 20, 1840
Aged 5 yrs., 5 mo. and 1 day

Ira Frederick
Died May 17, 1881
Aged 49 yrs., 1 mo. and 17 days

Dearest Ira though hast left us
Thy loss we deeply feal; (sic)
Tis god that hath bereft us
He can all our sorrows heal.

Philip Frederick
Died May 30, 1857
Aged 85 yrs., 2 mo. and 23 days

Gitty Frederick, wife of Philip Frederick
Died ----y 1, 185--
Stone broken

Marvin, son of C. and C. Edig
Died Aug. 15, 1843
Aged 1 yr., 4 mo. and 4 days

Suffer little children and forbid them not to come unto
me for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Daniel, son of W. H. and C. A. Etick (sic)
Died Oct. 9, 1862
Aged 1 yr., 2 mo. and 23 days

Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise.


Burt Dewit says he has a sister buried there.


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