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Baptist Cemetary

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The cemetery is located near the intersection of Route 25 and Route 112 in Coram, L.I., N.Y. The stones were all copied by Elbert N. Carter starting in June 1962 and rechecked and finished in April 1970. All stones present were copied as best they could be made out.

Baptist Cemetery

 

1. BENJ. OVERTON d. 9 Jan. 1849 in 77 th year. Note: He was son of JAMES & PHEBE (ROSE) OVERTON.

2. ABIGAIL OVERTON d. 30 March 1869 age 83 years 3 mo. f.s. A.0. Stone is face down on ground. Note: She was wife of the above BENJAMIN OVERTON.

3. JAMES C. OVERTON d. 10 Jan. 1845 age 34 years 1 mo. 3 days. Stone is down.

4. ANDREW JACKSON OVERTON Cannot read the above stone. Son of Abigail and Benjamin Overton.

5. ELIHU S. OVERTON d. 1 May 1847 31st year.

6. NANCY OVERTON d. 11 Oct. 1851 age 58 years. f.s. N.O. The stone is broken and on the ground. Note: She was the wife of DAVID OVERTON and daughter of Rev. DAVID & SARAH (SMITH) ROSE.

7. DAVID OVERTON d. 6 Sept. 1845 age 63 years. Note: He was the son of DAVID & MARY (DAVIS) OVERTON.

8. SELAH R. OVERTON, son of DAVID & NANCY OVERTON9 d. 28 Oct. 1835 age 21 years 9 mo. 23 days. f.s. S.R.O.

9. DANIEL OVERTON d. 31 March 1855 age 83 years 5 mo. 23 days. f.s. D.O. OUT OF ground. Note: He was son of DAVID & MARY (DAVIS) OVERTON.

10. BETSEY OVERTON (ELIZABETH), wife of DANIEL OVERTON above. d. 28 Jan. 1847 age 68 years.

11. SIDNEY S. OVERTON b. 27 April 1822 d. 10 March 1895 Stone is down and broken. Note: He was the son of DAVID & NANCY (ROSE) OVERTON.

12. DAVID W. OVERTON d. 22~"iug. 1842 age ~'4' years 8 mo. 4 days. f.s. D.W.O. The stone is down and broken.

13. DEBORAH OVERTON, wife of DAVID W. OVERTON, d. 17 Sept. 1843 age 70 years

14. DAVIS OVERTON d. 8 May 1836 age 66 years. f.s. (BROKEN) Note: He was the son of DAVID & MARY (DAVIS) OVERTON.

15. ALFRED R. OVERTON d. 17 June 1885 age 70 years 6 mo. 10 days. Note: He was the son of ISAAC & MATILDA(REEVE) OVERTON.

16. ISAAC OVERTON d. 18 Feb. 1849 age 63 years 1, mo. 10 days. f.s. broken and no initials. Note: He was the son of DAVID & MARY (DAVIS) OVERTON.

17. MATILDA OVERTON, wife of ISAAC OVERTON above, d. 28 Oct. 1870 age 75 years 8 mo. 11 days. Note: Here maiden name was REEVE.

18. DAVID OVERTON d. 24 March 1826 age 88 years. Note: He was the son of DAVID & ANNA (HULSE) OVERTON.

19. A flat field stone with the initials D.O. carved in it. The grave belongs to DAVID OVERTON, son of ISAAC ""THE GIANT" OVERTON, according to ALVIN R. L. SMITH, who is the OVERTON family historian and author of "OVERTON GENEALOGY"

20. A flat field stone with the initials S.O. CARVED IN IT. This is the grave of SUSANNA (PALMER) OVERTON, 2nd,wife of DAVID OVERTON above.

21. DEBORAH OVERTON d. 18 Nov. 1806 age 45 years. See #22.

22. NATHANIEL OVERTON d. 10 Jan. 1803 age 50 years. Note: He was son of DAVID & SUSANNAH (PALMER) OVERTON. His wife was DEBORAH above (#21).

23. NEHEMIAH OVERTON d.Nov. 1803 age 25 years. NOTE: He was son of NATHANIEL & DEBORAH OVERTON.

24. ENCY OVERTON d. 4 Jan. 1816 age 3 mo. 24 days. Note: She was the daughter of SILVANUS & POLLY (NORTON) OVERTON.

25. Could not read.

26. DANIEL F. OVERTON d. 8 Nov. 1832 age 2 years 8 mo. 22 days. He son of FRANKLIN & SERAPIN (??) OVERTON.

27. SUSANNA DAYTON d. -Jan 1848 age 65 years. Stone is broken and down. f.s. S.D.

28. HENRY DAYTON d. May 1845 age 55 years. Stone is broken and down. f.s. H.D.

29. CHARLOTTE M. OVERTON, dau. of ELISHA & RUTH (ROE) OVERTON, d. 3 Dec. 1880 age 81 years 5 mo. 14 days. f.s. C.M.O.

30. HARRIET SOPHIA OVERTON, DAU of ELISHA & RUTH (ROE) OVERTON, d. 17 April 182160age 5 years 9 mo. 2 days.

31. COLEMAN B. OVERTON, son of ELISHA & RUTH (ROE) OVERTON, d. 29 Aug. 1814 age 2 years 8 days. Note: The B. stands for BREWSTER.

32. PALMER OVERTON, d. 14,Dec. 1805 age 55 years. Note: He was son of DAVID & SUSANNA (PALMER) OVERTON. He married LUCRETIA HAMMOND, DAU. of Rev. NOAH & LUCRETIA (CALKINS) HAMMOND. She must have been buried next to him as there is a f.s. L.O. between stones #31 and #32. She d. 5 Sept. 1815 age 59 years.

33. ELISHA OVERTON d. 19 Jan. 1866 age 89 years 7 mo. 28 days. Stone is broken and down. Note: He son of PALMER & LUCRETIA (HAMMOND) OVERTON.

34. RUTH OVERTON, wife of ELISRA OVERTON above, d. 12 May 1847 age 72 years 11 mo. 24 days. f.s. R.O. Note: She was dau. Capt. DANIEL & DEBORAH (BREWSTER) ROE.

35. NANCY OVERTON d. 24 June 1847 age 71 years (Overton Gen. says 81 years) Note: She was 2nd. wife of JUSTUS OVERTON. She was NANCY ANN BUNCE of Huntington, N.Y.

36. JUSTUS OVERTON d. 4 May 1842 86 years f.s. J.0. Note: He was son of DAVID & SUSANNA (PALMER) OVERTON.

37. RUTH OVERTON, wife of JUSTUS OVERTON, (1st) d. 13 Feb. 1797 age 42 years f.s. R.O.

38. LUCRETIA HAMMOND, wife of Rev. NOAH HAMMOND, d. 7 April 1773 age 41 st year. Note: She dau. of JOSEPH & LUCRETIA (TURNER) CALKINS.

39. BETSEY HAMMOND, dau. of ELISHA & MARY (SMITH) HAMMOND, d. 28 Nov. 1783. Note: She b. 1770. (See Hammond Gen. pg. 288.

40. Rev. NOAH HAMMOND, His stone reads: "In Memory of Rev. Noah Hammond, Minister of the Gospel and Pastor of the Baptist Church of Christ in Coram, who was born Feb. 14, 1718, and departed this life Nov. 4, 1774, in the 56th year of his life."

41. MARY HAMMOND, wife of ELISHA HAMMOND, d. 26 Oct. 1791 in the 47th year of her age. f.s. M.H. Note: She was MARY SMITH, dau. of SAMUEL SMITH of Conn. ELISHA HAMMOND d. 15 Jan. 1807 in the 61st year of his life. f.s. E.H. Note: He son of Rev. NOAH & ANNA (BAKER)HAMMOND.

43. Stone broken and cannot be read. f.s. A.Y. Probably a YARRINGTON.

44. ELISHA HAMMOND, Jr. d. 20 Nov. 1803 in 36th year. f.s. E.H. Note: The son of ELISHA & MARY (SMITH) HAMMOND.

45. DIAN YARRINGTON, dau. of NATHAN & PRUELLA YARRINGTON,d. 5 Sept. 1806 age 7 years 8 mo. 15 days.

46. RACHEL YARRINGTON, dau. of NATHAN & PRUELLA YARRINGTON, d. 21 Aug.1806 age 1 year 5 mo. 21 days. f.s. R.Y.

47. JONATHAN YARRINGTON, member of Baptist Church of Coram,N.Y. d. 4 June 1789 in the 40th year. f.s. J.Y.

48. SARAH YARRINGTON, member of Baptist Church of Coram, N.Yd. -June 1782 In 35th year.

49. RAC-(broken) wife of JONA (broken) d. -June 1765 'in 75th year. f.s. R.O. or R.D.

50. URIAH SMITH, member of Baptist Church of Coram, N.Y. d. 5 April 1783 in 51st year.

51. CHAMPLAIN HAMMOND, son of SAMUEL & SALLY (YARRINGTON) HAMMOND,d. 23 March 179 6 age 16 days. f.s.

52. DEBORAH OVERTON, dau. of ISAAC & DEBORAH (ROSE) OVERTON,d. 9 Sept. 1793 age 9th year. f.s. D.O.

53. ANNA OVERTON, dau. of ISAAC & ANNA (SWEZEY) OVERTON, d. 22 Sept.-1778 in 2 nd. year. f.s. A.0. Note: A f.s. laying near #53 is F.S.

54. ANNA OVERTON, wife of ISAAC OVERTON, d. 12 March 1782 40th year.Note: She d4u. of STEPHEN & ELIZABETH (YOUNGS) SWEZEY.

55. Capt. NATHANIEL NORTON 1743-1837 His 2nd. wife MARY CORWIN,1741-1818 was mother of Dr. SAMUEL F. NORTON.F.S. N.N. and M.C. Note: This ii§ a modern stone.

56. ISAAC OVERTON d. 10 Jan. 1799 in 50th year, stone broken. ote: he son of DAVID & ANNA (HULSE) OVERTON.

57.ELIZABETH NORTON, wife of NATHANIEL NORTON9 d. 13 July 1775 age ___years. Stone broken.

58. JEMEMI ROBBINS d. 19 Jan. 1770 in 23rd. year.

59. WILLIAM SEXTON d. 20 March 1801 age 77 years 10 mo. 26 days. 60. MARTHA SMITH b. 4 Sept. 1738 d. 6 Feb. 1790 age 52'years 6 mo. 2 days.

61. Mr. JOSHUA SMITH d. 4 July 1811 in 53rd. year

62. LUCY SMITH, Relict of JOSHUA SMITH, d. at residence of son RICHARD W. SMITH IN Coram, N.Y. 4 Dec. 1851 age 96 years 7 mo. 24 days.

65. ISAAC SMITH b. 1 Jan. 1731 d. 6 Feb. 1789 in 58th year.

64. PEGGY SMITH, dau of JOSHUA & LUCY SMITH9 d. 25 Aug. 1793 age 10 years 1 mo. 21 days.

65. STORES L. SMITH 1827-1890 FANNY SMITH 1830-1897

66. LUCINDE SMITH, dau. of JOSHUA & LUCY SMITH, d. 26 Sept. 1790 age 2 weeks.

67. JAMES SMITH, son of JOSHUA & LUCY SMITH, d. 26 July 1794

68. Infant dau. of JOSHUA & LUCY SMITH, d. 20 Sept. 1795

69. HORASHER C. SMITH, son of JOSHUA & LUCY SMITH, d. 29 Sept. 1804 age 2 years 5 days.

70. JOSHUA SMITH, son of JOSHUA & LUCY SMITH, d. Sept. 1793 age 2 years 1 mo.

71. FANNY SMITH, dau of JOSHUA & LUCY SMITH, d. 16 Aug. 1793 age 6 years 10 mo. 12 days.

72. JACOB MENG d. 19 Jan. 1791 in 35th year. He was a native of Pennsylvania.

73. Rev. SAMUEL NEWEY, son of SIMON NEWEY, b. 4 Feb. 1787 d. 28 April 1833,

74. ISAAC SMITH d. 26 Oct 1844 age 52 years. Also listed on #77.

75. SARAH SMITH,RELICK of ISAAC SMITH, d. -Sept. 1835 age 79 years. Also listed on #77.

76. WILLIE C. SANFORD, son of THOMAS R. & HARRIET SANFORD, b. 7 May 1859 d. 5 July 1878

77. MARY BEADLESTON b. 3 April 1824 d. 19 March 1896 CARLOMAN SANFORD b. 5 Oct. 1833 d. 15 Oct. 1907
BARTLETT H. SANFORD b. 22 Sept. 1792 drowned off Sandy
Hook in 38th year. He is listed as father.
LAVINIA SMITH SANFORD d. 17 May 1874 age 80 years. Listed as mother. Her parents were ISAAC & SARAH SMITH.

Note: Stones #74 to #77 are in an enclosure.

The oldest readable stone is #38 7 April 1773. # 49 is 1765

I believe but the name cannot be read.

The most recent burial as per stones was 15 Oct 1907, #77.

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