Search for content in message boards

State Street Burial Grounds at Albany Rural Cemetery

Replies: 5

State Street Burial Grounds at Albany Rural Cemetery

Posted: 1329916423000
Classification: Cemetery
I urge people, who have relatives at the State Street Burial Grounds which are now located at Albany Rural Cemetery, to actually travel there and look for the gravestones of their ancestors. My search for my ancestor found his nearly 100 year old gravestone in quite good condition despite lying face up since 1868 when it was taken to Albany Rural. Most of the gravestones I examined had much more extensive inscriptions than the Common Council records show. In a few cases, more people were listed on the individual stones than were shown in the records. Also there are discrepancies between the actual inscriptions and the records. While the search will be difficult as the stones are often covered with grass and mud as a result of lying flat, the search could be very worth while.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
hedgeturner 1329916423000 
poohdooh1 1330005505000 
hedgeturner 1330007247000 
MatthewCThomp... 1365036001000 
hedgeturner 1365070157000 
MatthewCThomp... 1365105514000 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic