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Lanterman Family Cemetery

Also known as: Starner Farm Cemetery and Private Cemetery of East Lansing

This burial site is located on a knoll in a pasture on the Starner Farm on Van Ostrand Road. (private property)
Approximately one mile north of East Lansing and between Munson and Goodman Roads on the east side of Van Ostrand Road.
Town of Lansing, Tompkins County, NY.
Cemetery is inactive.

Map (Tax Map, off-site from Tompkins Co. Gov)

Headstone inscriptions copied by S. Haring & Isabelle Parish on May 11, 1953. "We found only 4 stones. We are told there were more graves of their children, perhaps 15 in all with a wire fence around. A hired man named Hogg, was buried outside of the fence".
This record is as complete as possible at this time.

Other views of the cemetery (October 2013):
View 1 | View 2 | View 3

 

photograph of cemetery
(larger photo)

Please use Notes as a guide only!


 
  Surname Given Name(s)/Relationship Date(s)/Age
  Lanterman John veteran's flag
A Soldier of the Revolution
d. 1813, ae 72y
  Lanterman Mary, w/o John Lanterman d. 1836, ae 88y
  Lanterman George, son d. 1849, ae 59y
  Lanterman Sally, w/o George Lanterman d. 1878, ae 85y
View stone Lanterman George H., son of George S. and Sally Lanterman d. Oct. 28, 1823, ae 1 mo. & 10 days
[Note: not recorded in Isabelle Parish' notes]

Tompkins County Tombstone Inscriptions indicates:

View stone Howser Minerva, w/o Samuel Howser d. Feb. 10, 1850, ae 28y
[This may be the footstone of Minerva Howser.]
  Lanterman John d. Oct. 15, 1813, ae 72y
  Lanterman Mary, w/o John Lanterman d. Jan. 25, 1836, ae 89y
  Lanterman George S. d. July 23, 1849, ae 59y
  Lanterman Sally, w/o George S. Lanterman d. Mar. 4, 1878, ae 85y 7m

The following stone was found near the cellar steps of the Starner Farm:

View stone Huff Elizabeth d. April 3[?], 18[??], ae ?? years, ? Mo. & 27[?] days [Stone face is flaking off.]
May be from the Lanterman Family Cemetery.

A search of the LDS records and the DAR Patriot Index found John Lanterman, b. March 16, 1741 in New Jersey to Johan Peter Lanterman and Elizabeth Peterson, d. October 15, 1813 in East Lansing New York. John Lanterman married first Susannah Weybrandt and second, Mary Saladay. He served as a private in the Revolutionary Army, Btty. 6, Co. 8, Penn. George Saladay Lanterman was b. April 10, 1790 in Marksboro, Warren County, New Jersey. He married Sarah Hanna, b. July 8, 1792 in New Jersey on June 5, 1811, Sussex, New Jersey.

Thank you Alan Chaffee for donating the records of Isabelle Parish.
Thank you Janet Nash for transcribing the original records into digital format.
Thank you Cheryl Hall for updating the record (Jan. 2004).

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