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Brearley Family Burial Ground

Located on left side of Brearley Hill Road, 
going south about a mile & a half,
from intersection of Central Chapel & Shindagin Gulf Roads.
Town of Caroline, Tompkins Co. NY

Map (Off-site from MapQuest)

Cemetery is inactive.

This record is as complete as possible.

The Brearley Family

Martha Brearley Scott's Headstone 


Photo by Cathy Knauff May 1, 2001
(larger photo)
Please use Notes as a guide only!

Only 4 headstones remain in this cemetery

Surname Given Name(s) Birth/Death Dates/Notes
Brearley Joseph  d. Oct. 22, 1855 age 69 yrs. 8 mo., 2 da
Dearest father, thou hast left us, And thy loss we deeply feel, But tis god that shall lead us, He can all our sorrows heal.
Brearley Catherine wife of Joseph Brearley d. Jan. 20, 1875 age 84 yrs., 9 mo.
Brearley Mary Amanda daughter of Joseph & Catherine Brearley, died Oct. 23, 1829 age 8 yrs., 8 mo., 18 da.  (headstone is no longer in view)
Brearley Hattie "Little Hattie Has Left Us" d. Feb. 21, 1856 age 8 yrs.  Note: Believe she was the dau. of David & Mary (Fuller) Brearley, and the granddaughter of Joseph & Catherine Brearley.  It is also said that Little Hattie Brearley died from being dragged by a horse down the road.  After her death they named the road in which she had been dragged to death after her. This is how Brearley Hill Road received the name.  It is also said that a monument once was placed next to her headstone with the story of her death.  It is unknown what happened to the memorial monument.
Scott Martha wife of A. G. Scott, d. Jan. 31, 1864 age 34 yrs, 7 mo., Gone but not forgotton.  Note: Martha Ann Brearley wife of Abram G. Scott.  Abram Gardner Scott was the son of David & Elizabeth "Libbie" (Gardner) Scott. 
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