Adams Rural Cemetery, Adams Village, New York

This is a transcription of the Adams Rural Cemetery, which is located on the west side of of South Main Street 1)NYS Route 3 at the southern edged of the Village of Adams. The cemetery is very well maintained. Stones, for the most part, are in excellent condition and readable. 2)Description of Rural Cemetery.

The Rural Cemetery Association was formed January 17, 1848, of 33 citizens, who laid out a neat and quiet lot for the purpose in the eastern part of the village, is one of the finest rural cemeteries in the county. 3)Adams New York History from Childs 1890 Gazetteer“. Originally published in Child, Hamilton. Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890, part one, p. 209-226.  Syracuse, N.Y.: The Syracuse journal company, printers and binders. 1890.

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1. NYS Route 3
2. Description of Rural Cemetery.
3. Adams New York History from Childs 1890 Gazetteer“. Originally published in Child, Hamilton. Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890, part one, p. 209-226.  Syracuse, N.Y.: The Syracuse journal company, printers and binders. 1890.
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  1. Hi Dennis, This is a great list, but I am wondering if you would have any info on where in the cemetery graves are located. My husband is descended from Peter Doxtater and Miles Cooper, two of the founding members of Adams, who are both buried in Adams Rural Cemetery along with several of their other family members. We plan to visit Adams on vacation later this year and it would be really helpful if we could locate a map of who is where in the cemetery. Thanks.

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