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Hine's Family Cemetery

Location: East side of Barnes Hill Road, 2 miles north of intersection with Dassance Road.
Town of Newfield, Tompkins County, NY.

Cemetery is inactive.

This record is as complete as possible at this time, it is a small cemetery and was read May 4, 1986, by Cathy Knauff. It has many more graves, but the grave markers are in very poor condition and stones are difficult to read.

Alan Chaffee, Town of Newfield Historian states the following on this cemetery: Type: Family Status: Deserted, Time Frame 1849-1906; 16 marked burials. It is our hopes to re-check this cemetery for errors and updates. A photo will be taken at that time.

photograph of cemetery
(larger photo)

Please use Notes as a guide only!


 
Surname Given Name Birth/Death/Age Notes
Brind Mary, wife of Edward Brind died April 7, 1832? age 80 yrs., 1 mo., 12 dys This headstone needs to be checked for error, she was still living in 1870.  1870 Newfield census records: Edward Brind age 68, farmer, born England, Mary Brind, wife age 70, born Wales, keeps house, Thomas age 36, born England, works on farm.  She is not listed in the 1880 census.  She would have died around 1880 if the age 80 is a true age at time of her death.  More information on the Brind family and Hine family. Off site - click here.
Brind Edward Unknown if buried here It is unknown if he is buried here, but family members believe he is.  He was born abt. 1801 in England., and was still living in 1880 with his son in law, William Hine in Newfield.  1880 Newfield: William Hine age 52, b. England, Mary A. wife age 42, b. NJ, Minnie L., dau ., George age 18, Edward Hine age 16, Amelia age 12, David age 9, Charlie age 6, Edward Brind - Father - in - law, age 79 born England.  They are also listed in the 1860 Newfield, NY census: Brind, Edward age 59 born England; Mary age 62 born Wales.
Curtis David 1822 - 1904 Curtis, David W., was born in Newfield, November 6, 1822. His grandfather, Amasa Curtis, and family moved from Orange county, N.Y., to Newfield in 1816, and settled on the farm where he lived till his death in 1837. David W., the present owner of the homestead, learned the mason's trade, but has chiefly followed farming, owning several farms besides the homestead, in all 675 acres. In 1845 he married Amelia Hine, who came from England with her parents in 1834, settling in Newfield, where her father was a blacksmith and farmer. Mr. Curtis is a Republican, and all the family from the grandparents down have been and are in faith Presbyterians.
Curtis Amelia (Hine), his wife 1822 - 1906 wife of David Curtis.  1870 they are living in Newfield, Tompkins Co., NY - David Curtis age 47, farmer: Amelia wife, age 47; Hattie age 11; Charles age 9; Cora age 7.   They are living next door to Job Hine.
Curtis Harriet, dau of David & Amelia Curtis died April 28, 1865 age 14 yrs., 7 mo See above, they had a daughter Hattie living with them in 1870 age 11, this death date may be 1875.
Curtis William H., son of David & Amelia Curtis died April 28, 1865 age 16 yrs., 9 mo  
Dean Martha, wife of Anthony Dean died Sept. 22, 1832 age 26 yrs?  Believe this death date may be incorrect. 
Hine Charles, son of William and Mary Hine died Nov. 20, 1832 age 18 yrs., 3 mo., 13 dys From this history of William Hine, he did not come to Newfield, NY from England until 1834, the date on this son's death may be in error.
Hine William died ____, 7, 1887 age 92 yrs., 6 mo., 12 dys 1850 Newfield census / no relationship listed
William Hine 56 yr, born England, blacksmith
Mary Hine 53 yr, born England
Job Hine 20 yrs, born England
Harriet Hine 13 yrs, born NY.  See below for more information on William Hine.
Hine Mary (Bishop) his wife died Jan. 19, 1899 age 100 yrs., 1 mo., 10 dys Photo of Mary Hine in Newfield anniversary booklet
LDS Library states they married in 1821 in Somerset, England. 
Hine Daniel B., son of William H. Hine unreadable  
Hine Harriet C., dau of William Hine died April 14, 1856 age 6 mo., 22 dys Must be daughter of William Hine Jr.
Hine Annelisa, wife of Job Hine died April 14, 1869 age 31 yrs born in Chenango Co., NY
Hine Job Nov. 26, 1829 - Aug. 7, 1887 1855 he is found in Cayuta, Schuyler Co., NY: Job Hine age 25, born England, Ann Eliza wife age 18, born in Chenango Co., NY.  1870 he is found in Newfield, Tompkins Co., NY.
In 1880 Ulysses, Tompkins Co., NY census is found a Jobe Hine age 53, born England, both parents born in England, he was a farmer, his wife is listed as Net age 30, born Canada, her parents were both born in NY., children were: Mary age 11, Martha age 7, Carry age 5.
Hine Harriet E., dau of ____ & ____ Dean died ? unreadable from inscription, this looks like the surname should be Dean, but on a Hine headstone or monument.

From Four County History Book - William Hine.

In the early days of settlement of Newfield, the town was fortunate in having substantial settlers and practical farmers for its pioneers, men who emigrated hither well knowing the hardships and privations to which they would be subjected, and who were fully resolved to surmount the many difficulties that stand between the settler in a new country and independence. In the list of such men we are pleased to count William Hine, who was born in England, March 24, 1794. He learned the blacksmith trade while a youth, and worked at it until he emigrated to America, and took up his permanent residence in the town of Newfield, in the year of 1834. He then built a blacksmith shop, and also purchased fifty acres of land, which he cultivated, as well as carrying on the business of the smithy. Not only did he do this, but also by enterprise and untiring industry he added to his original purchase until he became the owner of one hundred and seventy-eight acres of well cultivated land, which he subsequently sold to his son, and removed to the village of Newfield, where he purposes to spend his declining years, and in an economical way enjoy the fruits of his early industry and thrift.

Mr. Hine has been twice married. His first wife was Rachel, daughter of Hugh Hicks, of England, by whom he had three children, two dying in the "old country," and one - a son - accompanying him to the United States. His second wife is Mary, daughter of Samuel Bishop, also a native of England, where she was born on the 23rd of December, 1798. This union was blessed with six children, three of whom reside in Newfield.

For twenty years Mr. Hine has been a member of the Methodist Church. Mrs. Hine united with the Free Will Baptist denomination more than thirty years ago, and for that entire period has been a faithful member, as her husband has been of the church to which he belongs during his membership therein.

The chief characteristics of Mr. Hine have been his industry, perseverance, and thrift, which coupled with an impregnable honesty and uprightness in his dealings with his fellow-men, have conspired to give him a most creditable reputation.


1880 Newfield: This would be William Hine Jr.
William Hine age 52, born England, Mary A., wife age 42 born NJ, Minnie L., dau., George Hine 18, Edward 16, Amelia age 12, David age 9, Charlie age 6, Edward Brind, age 79, father-in-law.

Mary Ann Teeter 1838-1902 married William Hine 1827-1905, he was most likely a son of William Hine Sr.

In 1892 living in Newfield was William Hine Jr., age 65, born in England, wife Mary Ann, age 54, Edward W., age 28, David age 22, Wilber age 10, Minnie age 33, Aurelia age 25., with Edward Brind, father in law, age 79.
William Hine Jr., may have married twice


Thank you Cathy Knauff for the discovery of this cemetery and sharing the info.

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