Keck Center Cemetery


This cemetery is located 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 transcribed by Linda Jasztal,  May 8, 2000.



Philip A. Martin
Died July 17, 1880
Aged 29 yrs. 8 mos. 1 day

Margaret, dau. of P. A. and M. Martin
Died April 25, 1881
Aged 1 yr. 10 mos. and 25 days

Albert Phillops

Jennette, dau. of C. K. and M. Wait
Born June 24, 1850
Died Nov. 3, 1858

Berry G., son of C. K. and M. Wait
Born April 10, 1863
Died Jan. 17, 1868

Mary S., dau. of C. K. and M. Wait
Born Feb. 5, 1858
Died Feb. 3, 1868

Nancy Grovenburg
Died Jan. 18, 1881
Aged 66 yrs. 2 mos. 7 days

Dearest Mother, thou hast left us
Here thy loss we deeply feel
But tis God who has bereft us
He can all sorrows heal.

Richard C. Suits
Died June 2, 1910
Aged 70 yrs.
Co. D, 153 N. Y. Vol.

Maria, wife of Richard Suits
Born Jan. 1, 1842
Died Aug. 25, 1888
Gone but not forgotten.

Philip P. Martin

Susan Shaul, his wife

Libbie, M.,
dau. of P. P. and S. Martin
Died Dec. 13, 1875
Aged 10 yrs. 8 mos. and 10 days

John Beakle

Mary Brennan (his wife)

Elias Denmark
Died Aug. 7, 1888
Aged 68 yrs.

Farewell, my wife and children all
From you a father Christ doth call
Mourn not for me, it is in vain
To call me to your sight again.

Catherine Martin, his wife
Died Nov. 23, 1900
Aged 80 yrs.

Burtie, son of Luther and Mary Suits
Died Jan. 29, 1881
In his 3 year

Oh, dearest Burtie you have left us
Here on earth in tears to mourn
But we soon again shall meet thee
Safe around our Father's throne.

Philip Martin
Born Oct. 6, 1806
Died Dec. 30, 1895

Elizabeth Keck, his wife
Born May 16, 1808
Died June 15, 1898

Lorenzo, son of P. and E. Martin
Died Sept. 7, 1858
Aged 7 yrs.

Death has ----------and---------away
A brother from our side
Just in the morning of his day
As young of age he died

Not long ago he filled his place
And sat with us to learn
But he has run his mortal race
And never can return.

James Young

Margaret Martin,
wife of James Young

When a stranger in that land
When I shall touch its shining strand
A welcome heir of heaven I'll be
Throuch Christ its King who died for me.

John A. Martin

Frances Martin

James Young

Lucinda Suits, his wife

Eleazer Suits
Co. D., 115 N. Y. Vol.

Elizabeth Snell
wife of Eleazer Suits

Arthur Suits

Margaret Suits

Phillip Empie
Died May 1, 1848
Aged 50 yrs. 11 mos. and 13 days.

Edward Burdick
Died 1861
Aged 82 yrs.

Elizabeth Harden
wife of Edward Burdick
Died 1863
Aged 82 yrs.

George Martin
1827-no date

Lucinda Rouse, his wife
At rest

Richard Putman
Departed this life April 14, 1835
In the 89th year of his age
Lived in the married state 65 yrs. and 6 mos.

Nelly Van Bracklen
wife of R. Putman
Died Feb. 20, 1849
Aged 100 yrs. and 7 mos.

Peter Putman
Died April 2, 1855
Aged 66 yrs. and 1 day

wife of Peter Putman
Died April 17, 1864
Aged 72 yrs. and 9 mos.

Eli, son of Peter and Maria Putman
Died March 8, 1838
Aged 4 mos.

Levi, son of Stephen and Eliza Putman
Died June 4, 1855
Aged 6 mos. and 15 days

Margaret A., dau. of Stephen and Eliza Putman
Died June 20, 1851
Aged 6 mos. and 6 days

Minderd Martin
Died June 25, 1863
Aged 47 yrs. and 20 days

Farewell, my children, to the world
Where you must yet remain
The Lord of hosts be your defence
Till we do meet again.

Farewell, my true and loving wife
My children and my friends
I hope in heaven to meet you all
Where all things have there end.

Alice E. Martin
Died Feb. 18, 1882
Aged 31 yrs., 5 mos. and 20 days.

Though affliction pressed her sore
Lamblike all her pains she bore
Meekly bowing to the rod
Trusting in her Saviour God.

Ellen, dau. of J. and S. Staley
Died June 6, 1891
Aged 13 yrs. and 8 mos.

A precious one from us has gone
A voice we loved is stilled
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled.

Soloman Staley
Died March 24, 1853
Aged ___yrs., 9 mos. and 9 days.
Stone broken, age in yrs. is gone

Isaac, son of M. and M. Martin
Died April 24, 1863
Aged 3 yrs. and 2 mos.

The darling child is dead
He is no longer mine but thine.

George Martin
Born June 13, 1857
Died March 5, 1887

Adam C. Cosler
Died Jan. 16, 1892
Aged 53 yrs. and 6 days

Our children:
Martin 1862-1866
Nancy 1870-1870
Chauncey 1870-1870

Anson Mowrey
Died Oct. 23, 1889
In his 81 year.

Nancy, his wife
Died Aug. 26, 1884
In her 72 year.

Stone made by S. Dwight, Tribes Hill, N. Y.

Joseph A.
son of Ansom (sic) and Nancy Mowrey
Died March 31, 1856
Aged 7 yrs. and 6 days

son of Ansom and Nancy Mowrey
Died April 10, 1856
Aged 3 yrs., 10 mos. and 16 days.

dau. of Ansom and Nancy Mowrey
Died July 25, 1850
Aged 4 yrs., 10 mos. and 12 days.

dau. of Ansom and Nancy Mowrey
Died Jan. 14, 1842
Aged 1 yr., 4 mos. and 10 days.

Frances A.
dau. of Marvin and F. E. Hardy
Died May 13, 1857
Aged 7 yrs., 7 mos. and 17 days.
Gone but not forgotten.

wife of Chancey North
Died July 21, 1845
Aged 33 yrs.

Dany F. Hardy
Died June 13, 1867
In his 46 year

Mary M.
wife of Dana (sic) F. Hardy
Died March 26, 1873
In her 50 year.

wife of Adam Martan (sic)
Died Oct. 9, 1872
Aged 62 yrs.

dau. of J. H. and N. C. Martan (sic)
Died Nov. 11, 1862
Aged 1 yr., 4 mos. and 26 days.

wife of Edward Shults
Died Nov. 5, 1887
Aged 18 yrs.

A precious one from us has gone
A voice we loved is stilled
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled.

Henry Woolrich

Margaret Gibson, his wife

George H. Woolrich
1861-no date

Ella M. Gray, his wife
1867-no date

Mary E.
dau. of Hiram and Margaret Suits
Died March 31, 1838
Aged 10 mos. and 27 days
Gone but not forgotten.

mother of Joseph Keck
Died May 10, 1873
Aged 90 yrs.

Abram Phillips
Died Sept. 20, 1855
Aged 71 yrs., 2 mos. and 1 day.


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