This page is a part of the Tompkins Co., NYGenWeb Site. Not for commercial use. All Rights Reserved.
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)
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".
Please use Notes as a guide only!
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|
|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:
|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:
|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).
You are our
visitor since January 16, 2004.
(Originally created July 25, 2001.)
Thanks for stopping by!
Copyright by Janet M. Nash and Johnna Armstrong
for the contributors of the material on these pages.
All Rights Reserved.