Small Cemeteries
Town of Ephratah

These small cemeteries are posted with the kind courtesy of James Berry and the Ephratah Rural Cemetery Association. Please direct all inquiries to:

James Berry
200 Ft. Plain Watershed Rd.
St. Johnsville, NY 13452

Included herein are the following cemeteries:

  • Green Street Cemetery
  • Hart Rd. Cemetery
  • Polmateer Cemetery
  • Shaver Cemetery
  • Polmateer Cemetery
    Located on the Mud Road, Ephratah NY.
    There are also several fieldstones in the cemetery.

    SurnameFirst NameDate of DeathNotesAge at death
    BoulandMorisJan. 2, 1863son of J & J Bouland30 years
    EmpyDollyDec. 3, 1838wife of Frederick Empy35 years
    EmpieDorathyDec. 5, 1849Daug. of F.E & Dorathy Empie1 mon. 5 days
    FaughMargaretMay 4, 1858 age 77-6-14
    FrederickMaryMay 26, 1883wife of Jacob Frederickage 83
    FrederickJacobAug. 26, 1869 age 73
    LepperLyman ?Jan. 10, 1839in memory of who diedage 93
    MillerGilesAug. 6, 1849 age 89-5-12
    MillerElizabethJuly 17, 1843wife of Giles Millerage 80
    PolmateerAbramOct. 18, 1857 age 74
    PolmateerHannahFeb. 26, 1869wife of Abram Polmateerage 75
    PolmateerPeter P.Dec. 13, 1859 age 45
    EmpieDorcas ?May 30, 1851Daug. of F.E. & Dorathy Empie1y 2m 1day


    Green Street Cemetery
    Located corner of Fical Rd. and Green St. in Ephratah NY

    SurnameFirst NameDate of DeathAge at deathNotes
    EverestIsaacDec. 12, 1841age 77 
    RunoyinsAlmira IDec. 5, 1828age 12 
    SmithPeter Jr.Feb. 27, 1851age 33 
    SmithMaryJuly 7, 1858age 28Widow of Peter Smith
    wife of Lyman Caldwell
    TrumbullMargaret M.Feb. 11, 1840age 25 


    Hart Rd. Cemetery
    Located corner of Hart Rd. & Murray Hill Rd, Ephratah NY

    SurnameFirst NameDate of DeathNotesAge at death
    SoulesGeorge W.May 28, 1848Twins of Benjamin & Phebe Soules 
    SoulesLord WJun 24, 1848Twins of Benjamin & Phebe Soules 
    SoulesPhebeApril 15, 1848wife of Benjamin Soulesage 31y 9d
    DornEleanorMar. 30, 1837wife of Micheal Dornage 73y 20d
    RiggsHannah MargaretOct. 9, 1815daug of Timothy & Candace Riggs2y 2m 18d
    RiggsMargaret HannhJune 24, 1814Daug. of Timothy & Candace Riggs11m 3d
    RiggsEmalineMar. 12, 1822Daug. of Timothy & Canace Riggs14y
    SeelyThomas HenryJan. 3, 1831Son of Daniel Seely3y 5m 22d



    Shaver Cemetery
    Located corner of Saltsman Rd. and Bolster Hill Rd, Ephratah NY. This old farm was the old Shaver Farm in the 1800's. There are three stones in the barn yard that read:

    SurnameFirst NameDate of DeathNotesAge at death
    ShaverJohnMarch 23, 1860  age 82 yrs
    ShaverCatherine1862"wife of John Shaver"age 85 yrs
    ShaverBenjaminFeb. 19, 1879same stone as Nancy Shaver - names are side by sideage 73 yrs, 4 m, 14 days
    ShaverNancyMarch 27, 1881"his wife" - same stone as Benjamin Shaver - names are side by sideage 67 yrs, 9m, 15 days



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