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REVOLUTIONARY VETERANS
OF THE TOWN OF DRYDEN

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Name: Place of Burial:
Eleazer Baker Gee Town Cemetery
Joseph BaleyOld Cemetery
Daniel Brown Will G-38, Listed as resident of Dryden. Burial place unknown. May be buried Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Ithaca.
Isaac Carmer Will Book G-259, Wife Leah buried in Old Cemetery. Burial place unknown
Paul Ewers Varna Cemetery [See Etna Cemetery records.]
Samuel Fox Died West Dryden, Oct. 10, 1844 (DAR) Burial place unknown
John Gardner Died Dryden, January 19, 1835 (Ancestry.com) Burial place unknown
Edward GriswoldGreen Hills Cemetery
Jacob HanmerOld Cemetery
John Hulslander Caroline Grove Cemetery, Caroline
Zabud June Died Dryden April 28, 1825 (DAR record) Burial place unknown
Samuel Knapp Peruville Cemetery, Groton
Elias Larraby Dryden Cemetery (Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Soldiers)
William LewisOld Cemetery
George McCutcheon Tompkins Co. Will Book E-363, of Dryden. Buried Robertson Cemetery, Dryden, NY (per all his families papers). Headstone gone, he died Oct. 14, 1846

 

Joseph Mosley Age 79, living with son Joseph J. in Dryden ( 1840 Pension List)
Wendall OverackerDuesenberry Cemetery
Mowbray Owen Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Ithaca
Frederick Raymer Died Dryden Nov 16, 1836 (DAR record) Burial place unknown
Ezekiel Sanford Died Jan 9, 1833 , T.C. Will Book G-46 Buried Reed Family Cemetery, Sparta, Livingston Co., NY. See also this page.
Joseph ScofieldGee Town Cemetery
Jonathan SperryGreen Hills Cemetery
Henry Stewart Varna Cemetery [See Etna Cemetery records.]
James S. Townley Peruville Cemetery, Groton, NY
Elisha Williams Died Nov. 14, 1838, Dryden (widow Lydia’s pension file. She is buried Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Ithaca)
John VanMater T.C. Will Book A-44, resident of Dryden Burial place unknown
John Waldron Died Dryden Will Book B:153 ,Burial place unknown
Veterans who applied for pensions while residents of Dryden, burial location unknown:
Caleb Babcock In Dryden, applied for pension in 1818 (1820 Pension List)
John Coleman In Dryden, age 71 on July 15, 1819 when he applied for a pension (1820 Pension List)
Moses Stevens In Dryden, age 84 (1840 Pension List)
Joseph Smith In Dryden, age 76 (Pension Roll of 1835)
Veterans who lived in Dryden but died elsewhere:
Benjamin Lewis A Revolutionary Soldier formerly of Dryden Died at Newark, NY 1 Dec 1838 82 yrs (Ithaca Chronicle 12 Dec 1838 p.3)
John Ralyea Died c1821 at home of son, David Ralyea, Catherine, Tioga, NY (Pension file)
Andrew Sherwood Died Independence, Allegany, NY, 29 Aug 1831 (Pension file)
Silas Stone Silas died Wellville, NY June 19, 1837 Age 78 (DAR record) Wife Polly buried in Knapp Cemetery, Dryden
Sources: U.S. Pensioners 1818-1872; Pension Roll of 1835, Vol. II; NY Pensioners, 1835; Pension Roll, 1840; Tompkins County Will Book Index; On-line DAR records; US census records for Tompkins Co.1800-1850; Family Trees on Ancestry.com; Local histories; records at Family History Center, Ithaca, NY , On-line Tompkins County GenWeb site cemetery records.

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