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Old Cloos Burying Ground, Chatham Township,  Tioga County, Pennsylvania - 1971

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by Joyce M. Tice
April 2006

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The following list is part of the Tioga County Cemetery Inscriptions . Reprinted with Permission of Rhoda ENGLISH Ladd. Material typed and formatted for the web by Linda Cracraft and Joyce M.  Tice.

Located 1 1/2 miles north of Little Marsh on Township Road, #611. Copied Dec. 1971 by Earl COOPER, R. D. #2, Middlebury Center, Pa. 16935

On page 461, Tioga County History 1897, we find in the ff, "The first Chatham Cemetery Association was incorporated Aug. 28, 1872 by Reuben MORSE, Reuben CLOOS, Lon AVERY, Amasa CLARK, Jr., Philip T. CLOOS, Alanson CLARK.

The cemetery controlled by this association, known as the Old Cloos Burying Ground, where a number of pioneers are buried. Arranged by Lola WETHERBEE  Franke.

See Also - Cloos Cemetery Obituary Page
 
Surname First Name Birthdate Deathdate Age Inscription Inscription
Western Section            
ALFORD Andrew Alford   Apr. 17, 1877      
  Hannah   June 8, 1875      
  Mary J.   July 24, 1890      
STRAWN Samuel M. 1835 1917   (G.A.R.) Civil War ?  
  Anna E.  1839 1912   his wife  
  Samuel    June 4, 1864 age 64y, 1m. 29d.    
  Sarah   Mar. 9, 1868 age 63y. 11m, 9d. w/o Samuel  
  Allen 1830 1893      
  Silve J.   July 11, 1876 ae 46y, 16d. wife of Allen  She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond Mother and a friend to all.
FALKNER Mary  Oct. 3, 1859 Jan. 13, 1882   d/o S.M. & A. E. STRAWN  
HUNT Emma STRAWN C. Feb. 1, 1861 Sept. 6, 1898      
  Norva Lee   1889      
WHEATON Lewis Oct. 31, 1799 Mar. 19, 1890      
  Rozilla May 9, 1814 May 10, 1892   his wife  
  James 1847 1915      
  Almina 1856 19–   his wife  
CHURCHILL Francis July 6, 1859 Mar. 21, 1887   Gone from our home but not our hearts.  
BATES John   June 23, 1888 aged 79 years    
  Ann    Dec. 27, 1870 age 59 y. wife of John  
  James   Apr. 19, 1867 age 29y. 10m, 8d. son of John and Ann BATES  
  Matilda   May 24, 1852 ae 4y, 8m, 11d dau of James  
CLARK Amasa July 15, 1801 Apr. 17, 1885      
  Susannah   July 16, 1862 ae 60y, 3m, 13d w/o Amasa The sweet remembrance of the just, shall flourish when they sleep in dust."
  Delila E. May 28, 1828 July 1, 1851   dau of Amasa & Susannah Behold, dear friends, as you pass by, As you are now, so once, was I, As I am now, soon you will be, Prepare for death and follow me."
  Lucy L.   Sept. 19, 1881 a. 58y, 9m, 1d. wife of Amasa Rest, Mother, rest in quiet sleep, while friends in sorrow, o'er you, weep."
CLARK Alanson Jan. 14, 1836 Mar. 30, 1915      
  Sarah Nov. 16, 1847 no death date   his wife  
  Cynthia   Mar. 13, 1863 age 56y, 6mo. 11d. wife of Leonard CLARK Though sad, are our hearts, no murmur shall arise, For we hope, soon to meet thee, again in the skies."
MILLER Edwin Jan. 29, 1828 Feb. 9, 1895      
  Eliza Mar. 15, 1833 Oct. 8, 1896      
  Samuel    Apr. 11, 1865 age 71y, 4m, 25d   Farewell, dear Father, we will not complain, For we know that our loss, Is thy infinite gain."
  Elizabeth   Aug. 4, 1859 ae 67y, 9m, 18d wife of Samuel Happy soul, thy days are ended, all thy mourning days below, Go, by angel guards attended---"
  Samuel Jr. Dec. 7, 1823 Aug. 31, 1885      
  Judea CLOOS Jan. 12, 1826 Apr. 9, 1882   wife of Samuel and dau of Armon and Julia CLOOS  
  John Jan. 13, 1865 Jan. 29, 1866   son of Samuel and Judea  
MILLER Mahlon   Dec. 8, 1863 age 44y, 21d. son of Samuel & Elizabeth MILLER Naked by the trumpet sound, I, from my grave, shall arise"
  Amy   Jan. 18, 1861 age 32y, 11m, 4d. his wife No earthly power, could hold her here, Though to our friends, thou weren't so dear"
  Mary E.   Aug. 11, 1874 ae 13y, 11m. 19d. dau of Mahlon & Amy  
  William June 22, 1848 Mar. 7, 1887      
DOAN Eli    Dec. 19, 1866 aged 65 years    
CORWIN Addie  1862 1883      
BULKLEY George   Sept. 17, 1867 aged 50 years    
BENNETT Martin   Sept. 13, 1894 ae 68y, 8m, 1d.    
  Levina   Apr. 3, 1902 age 76y, 2m, 3d. his wife  
  Catherine F.   9-9-1863 age 8y  d/o Martin & Levina Sleep on, sweet one and take thy rest, God called thee home, He tho't it best."
CHAPPELL Lowell   Mar. 22, 1875 age 57y    
  Martha T.   Oct. 12, 1852 age 35 years his wife  
  Martha T.   Oct. 12, 1852 ae 34y, 6m,  w/o Loel CHAPPEL ANOTHER MARKER
  Elnora   Sept. 22, 1863 age 16y, 7d. d/o Loel & Martha We loved her, yes. No tongue can tell how much, we loved her, and how well."
DEXTER Children   Jan. 16, 1876   Children of John and Marie DEXTER  
SEELY Emily A.   Nov. 8, 1866 age 38 y, 8m, 7d. wife of Eddy SEELY Her mind was tranquil and serene, No terror on her face was seen. A Savior's smile dispelled the gloom and smoothed her passage to the tomb.
NEWLAND Clarence   Jan. 29, 1862 age 1y, 3m, 1d. s/o S.E. and Harriet NEWLAND  
MACOMBER John   Mar. 25, 1834 ae 64y, 3m, 22d.    
  Benjamin F.   June 20, 1853 age ------    
  Charles W.   Sept. 28, 1838 age 1y, 4m, 15d. son of Redding & Mahala Macomber  
CLOOS Reuben   Nov. 11, 1846 age 48y, 5m. 26d.    
CLOSE Reuben June 15, 1798 Nov. 11, 1846      
  Harriet Feb. 13, 1802 Dec. 8, 1879    his wife  
  Elizabeth   Jan. 13, 1852 aged 12 years dau of Reuben & Harriett  
  William W.   Feb. 20, 1852 age 7 y. 7m. s/o Reuben & Harriet  
  Myrtle   Aug. 24, 1869 age 2y, 5m, 9d. s/o Reuben & Harriet  
CLOOS  Abel   Nov. 28, 1878 age 78 y, 9 mo.    
  Margaret   Jan. 6, 1885 age 78 y, 7 mo. his wife  
CLOSE George Feb. 3, 1824 Apr. 12, 1892      
  Rachel Feb. 4, 1822 Jan. 14, 1891   his wife  
  William  Apr. 25, 1866 12-29-1885   son of G. and R.  
CLOOS James A. Feb. 13, 1826 ----      
  Mary  June 28, 1832 Aug. 5, 1882   his wife  
  Della  Mar. 30, 1851 ----   wife of J. A. CLOOS  
  Philip 1837 1916      
  E. A.  1857 1907      
  Estella Apr. 6, 1859 Dec. 6, 1884   wife of E. A.  
  Martie Sept. 22, 1882 Oct. 17, 1884   son of E. A. & Estella  
  Armon   Feb. 22, 1882 age 79 y, 8 m, 15 d.    
  Julia G.   Jan. 20, 1874 age 65y,8m,19d w/o Armon  
STUBBS Philistia CLOOS 1850 1924      
HENEL Anna C.  1881 1948   (Ashes)  
AVERY Charles    Jan. 27, 1875 age 74 y, 8 m, 10 d.    
  Sophia   Jan. 27, 1875 age 69 y, 1m, 22d. wfe of Charles  Our Father and Mother were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in death, they were not seperated.
  Albert F.   7-29-1866 age 20y, 10m, 16d. s/o Charles & Sophia  
Eastern Section            
CLOOS Walter May 14, 1844 Nov. 13, 1887      
  Son  Jan. 4, 1885 Jan. 6, 1885   Son of Walter & S.L.  
  Caleb June 17, 1812 Jan. 9, 1899      
  Mahala 1811??? Sept. 30, 1897      
  Elizabeth 6-1-1851 8-27-1853   d/o Caleb & Mahala  
  Elen 6-25-1853 8-21-1855   d/o Caleb & Mahala  
  Elnora 9-21-1855 3-30-1857   d/o Caleb & Mahala  
CLOOS Infant son    May 23, 1877   Infant son of Victor & Nancy CLOOS  
LEWIS James   Mar. 13, 1881 age 68 yrs, 3 days A field stone, hand carved-  
  Sarah   May 19, 1876 age 20 years    
HALL Josiah   Mar. 6, 1861 age 76y, 5m, 21d.    
  Betsey   Aug. 20, 1863 aged 69 years wife of Josiah  
TEMPLE Russel   Feb. 8, 1876 age 73 y, 5m, 17d.    
  Jame P.    Aug. 26, 1875 age 70y, 4m, 24d.    
GLEASON Esther   June 8, 1874 age 65 yrs. wife of Nelson She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond Mother and a friend to all.
MOSHER Israel Dec. 2, 1794 Oct. 17, 1874      
  Sally WING   Oct. 6, 1854 age 62 y, 4 m, 16 d. w/o Israel  
MORSE Reuben Sept. 15, 1817 Oct. 12, 1908      
  Fidelia Mar. 23, 1822 Mar. 14, 1896   w/o Reuben  
  Charley   Aug. 15, 1857 age 3 mo.  s/o Reuben & F. G.  
MOFFITT Louisa Feb. 16, 1834 6-17-1906   wife of D. MOFFITT  
  Judson  Apr. 22, 1864 Sept. 16, 1875   s/o D. V. and Mary Weep not, Father and Mother, for me., for I am waiting in Glory for thee.
  Eunice May 8, 1871 Aug. 4, 1871   d/o D. V. and Mary Short pains, short grief, dear babe, were thine, Now joys eternal and divine.
ROSE David Nov. 17, 1809 Apr. 8, 1889      
  Hannah   June 28, 1868 age 60 y, 6 m, 14 d. w/o David  
CRAMPTON William    Sept. 3, 1859 age 44 y, 5m, 24d.    
SLY James    Feb. 12, 1857 age 24 y, 3 m, 6 d. son of James & Hannah SLY  
HARLAN Jane    Apr. 16, 1866 age 28 years w/o John HARLAN  
RANDOLPH Julia B.   May 2, 1871 age 30 y, 3 m, 26 d. wife of Milton F. RANDOLPH Dear wife we here shall meet no more, And there is yet a happier shore, and there, we rest from toil and pain, Dear wife, we shall meet again.
HURLBUTT Lyman   Jan. 16, 1883 age 62 y, 1 m, 13 d.    
  Sarah C. 1815 1906   wife of Lyman HURLBUTT  
  Clement   Jan. 28, 1857 ae 9m, 21d. s/o Lyman & Sarah  
  Nancie H.   Nov. 18, 1879 ae 30y, 9m, 21d. d/o Lyman & Sarah  
  Josephine   Apr. 20, 1870 ae 22y, 9m, 14d. d/o Lyman & Sarah  
  Lyman Mar. 29, 1858 12-15-1889   s/o Lyman & Sarah  
HURLBURT Parmenio 1843 1924   G.A.R. (Civil War) Co. G, 2nd Inf. 3rd Brg. 9th Div.  
  Flora  Nov. 25, 1851 July 15, 1908   w/o P. G. on HURLBUTT lot
ANDREWS Eliza E.   Aug. 22, 1858 age 31 y, 2 m. 23d.   on HURLBUTT lot
CLARK Amasa Jr. Jan. 29, 1833 Mar.6, 1906   Co. H. 45th Pa. Vol. G.A.R.  
  Angeline Mar. 2, 1838 Feb. 5, 1864   wife of Amasa Jr.  
  Martha E. Feb. 28, 1845 Dec. 25, 1884   wife of Amasa CLARK Jr.  
  Charles  Apr. 26, 1845 Mar. 21, 1884      
  G. B. 1804 1879      
  Mary  1815 1907   wife of G. B.  
  Eva L. Nov. 12, 1869 Jan. 16, 1899      
BOOM Hatty M. July 15, 1871 Feb. 26, 1885   wife of J. D. BOOM  
  infant daughter          
CLOOS Lorinda E.   Mar. 26, 1881 age 19y, 8m, 25d. wife of Hiram CLOOS  
AVERY William    Apr.12, 1874 age 38 y, 10 m. 3 d.   A loved one has gone from our circle, On earth we meet him no more. He has gone to his home in Heaven And all of his afflictions are Oer.
COLE D. G. 1838 1906      
  Lavinia 1848 1905   wife of D. G. COLE  
  Sarah A.   June 13, 1875 age 28y 2m, 21d. wife of Dennis J. COLE  
  Frank W.   Jan. 1, 1870 age 1y, 9m, 8d. son of D. J. & Sarah  
SPAULDING Clayton   July 30, 1861 age 31 mos. 4 days s/o Simeon & Elizabeth  
  Salona        dau of Simeon and -------  
  Elizabeth    Nov. 4, 1863 age 6 y, 8m, 13 d.    
  Salina   Nov. 29, 1863   d/o Simeon & Elizabeth Alas, another, God must come and take the last away. Salina, too, is called home. For us, not one, could stay."
MOSHER  Henry 1824 1903      
  Hannah 1828 1908   wife of Henry   
  Giles W.  1799 1862      
  John W. 1842 1862      
COOPER Martha A.   July 3, 1866 age 26 y, 11 m, 15 d. wife of Burdick COOPER  
TAYLOR William   Mar. 1, 1859 age 44 years    
  Ellen E.   Mar. 9, 1862 age 1 y, 4 m, 3 d. dau of Reuben & Harriett TAYLOR  
TRACY John P.   Dec. 16, 1854 age 57 y, 10 m, 21 d.    
  Betsey M.   Feb. 23, 1854 age 18 y, 3 m, 26 d. dau of John P. & Alpha TRACY  
RICE Alvin H.   Mar. 22, 1869 age 59 y, 3 m, 20 d.    
  Sally    no date   wife of A. H. RICE -----Gone.
HAZLETT Jane    no date   wife of John HAZLETT  
  Freddie    May 12, 1876 age 2 y, 9 m, 12 d. son of John and Ruth HAZLETT  
HASTINGS George W. June 27, 1837 drowned Aug. 16, 1862   Co. H. 15th Pa. Vol. G.A.R.  
  N. E.  Apr. 7, 1803 no death date      
  Sarah B. Feb. 11, 1808 Feb. 2, 1879   wife of N. E.   
  Elizabeth V.   Oct. 13, 1863 age 12 y, 6 m, 9 d. dau of Nathaniel and Sarah HASTINGS  
The three following are all sisters. LLEWELLAN            
SMITH Ethel May Dec. 2, 1885 May 8, 1908   wife of Walter SMITH Eighteen years a maiden, five years, a wife, four years a Mother, departed this life."
MOSHER Mertie Sept. 15, 1890 Oct. 7, 1908   dau of L. D. and Ella MOSHER We miss thee from our home dear. A shadow oe'r our lives is cast. We miss the sunshine of your face."
WOOD Helen 1892 1924      
             

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