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Jonathan Laing (#46564844)
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RE: Sanford Hewitt Farm Cemetery
To reiterate: It is on private property, as we have both noted.

Given that:

Sanford Hewitt Farm Cemetery is on an unoccupied farm off of Route 2, Taconic Trail, heading east, and at the end of Leah's Road... passed last bldgs on left(dirt road)

Confirmed this with my niece Mary who was with me when the pics were taken ... we both found the cemetery on a satellite photo today, just a few moments ago, in fact.

We received directions at the Petersburg, NY Town Hall .. though the actual address is listed as Berlin, NY and I have been informed by locals that it is, in fact, located in Berlin, (which was created out of Petersburg in 1806 -- two years after John Greene and family arrived there.)


By the way, Did you know, that there is a Mattison Hollow Road in Cherry Plain, just below Berlin, NY ? Just saw it on a map, attempting to more precisely locate the Sanford Hewitt Cemetery.
Added by RBass on Sep 25, 2014 8:54 PM
RE: Sanford Hewitt Farm Cemetery
It's on private land in Petersburg.

To be honest, we did not ask permission to enter and do not know that we would have been given the okay, had we done so. The owner is (was ?) an absentee landlord... and we took it upon ourselves not to wait.

I believe that we had right of access by virtue of being descendants, but I am not certain that that is the case in NY State.

I do apologize for my failure to answer your question.


Added by RBass on Sep 24, 2014 7:52 PM
Melissa Stickles
RE: Reynolds Cemetery Petersburg
Spoke too soon...
If you go to google maps and put in the following address, you will find the actual cemetery with pics and directions:
Reynolds Cemetery, New York 22, NY 12138

Let me know if you get the info ok...
Have a great night!
Added by Melissa Stickles on Sep 24, 2014 7:47 PM
Melissa Stickles
RE: Reynolds Cemetery Petersburg
Usually I save all the GPS coordinates to all the cemeteries we visit that are not located near home but for some reason forgot to put this one in the GPS... We were on vacation when visiting this cemetery. My husband has some ancestors from the area and this cemetery was one of interest to us.
Anyhow, I tried locating the exact location for you on google maps and so far I am not having any luck. General directions to the cemetery is:
On NYS Rt. 22 About 3 Miles South Of North Petersburg. (this info I found when searching for the location of the historical maker that is located on the property). The cemetery is right off the road and easily visible while driving by.
Are you from that area?
I will keep trying to find the cemetery location and get back with you. Maybe my husband will have better luck locating it. He has a better memory on landmarks and probably will find it but he is at work now.
Added by Melissa Stickles on Sep 24, 2014 7:24 PM
Donald Penner
Oscar F Matterson
There is an amusing error in your memorial for Oscar F Matterson (97728281). Oscar John Matterson is NOT the father of Oscar F. Oscar F was born in 1831, while Oscar John was not born until 1896.
Oscar F is actually the son of Nathan W Matterson and Sarah "Sally" Bardwell. Although there are no memorials for Nathan and Sarah, I believe that they are probably buried in the Burlington Green Old Presbyterian Churchyard since they were long time residents of the Town of Burlington and three of their daughters are buried there: Climena Matteson (112303834), Clarinda Matteson (112303906) and Phianna P Matteson Fish (127734646).
Oscar John Matterson is actually the grandson of Oscar F, not the father. Oscar John is the son of Frank K Matterson (97814376) and Lulu Glab (no memorial found.
Also, Eliza Matterson Jenks (97808435) is NOT the daughter of Oscar John Matterson. She is actually another daughter of Natan W and Sarah.
Added by Donald Penner on Sep 10, 2014 4:41 PM
Bonnie Hoy
Allen & Lucy Mattison
Sorry, I will check it out next time I go to the cemetery.
Added by Bonnie Hoy on Sep 08, 2014 8:58 PM
David G Smith
RE: David & Sarah Matteson

So are you thinking that like there are two Gideon Mattesons, there may also be two David and Sarahs?

I have two different lists of children from David and Sarah,

Added by David G Smith on Sep 07, 2014 2:09 PM
DJ Crane
RE: Monoa Matteson and Sarah Allen
Sorry just getting to this. Not sure what you are wanted me to do or where. Please write me through regular e-amil concerning this.
Added by DJ Crane on Sep 06, 2014 3:56 PM
David G Smith
RE: Gideon Matteson
Ok, I will compile what I have and send it.

Added by David G Smith on Sep 06, 2014 11:27 AM
Shane B
Readded the photo. THank you for letting me know!
Added by Shane B on Sep 06, 2014 7:43 AM
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