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Presbyterian Cemetery

The cemetery is located on the east side of the Presbyterian church on the North side of Main St. in the village of Yaphank. The church is still in use. All the stones were copied by ELBERT N. CARTER on 25 July 1971.


1. FANNIE EDWARDS, wife of SAMUEL EDWARDS, d. 3 Feb. 1869 age 75 years 7 mo. 17 days.

2. PERRY A. EDWARDS, son of GEORGE A. & MARY EDWARDS, d. 22 Aug. 1851 age 14 mo. 18 days. f.s. P.A.E.

3. HENRIETTA WHITE, dau. of ROBERT & MARY WHITE, d. .11 May 1860 age 14 years 1 mo. 1 day. Stone laying face up.

4. MARY L. SMITH, dau. of WILLIAM H. & CAROLINE SMITH, d. 16 Feb. 1853 age 28 days f.s. M.L.S.

5. JAMES BARNABY9 d. 19 Sept. 1857 age 72 years f.s. J.B.

6. JOHN HAWKINS, son of RICHARD W. & MARY A. HAWKINS, d. 8 March 1836 age 1 year 4 mo. 8 days. f.s. J.H.

7. JANE CORNAL BROWNE, wife of J. browns, d. 16 ? Aug. 1853 ?? age 56 years. Stone laying face up. f.s. J.? .

8. WILLIAM WALLACE BRUCE b. 25 March 1852 d. 18 April 1854 f.s. W.W.B.

9. GEORGE STRONG TERRY, infant son of C.W. & E.J. TERRY, d. 5 Jan. 1868 Stone laying face up. f.s. G.S.T.

10. LUCY MOLSNEY, -?? d. 15 July 1855 age 17 years.

11. CAROLINE R. SMITH, wife of WILLIAM H. SMITH, d. 20 April 1866 age 33-years 10 mo. Stone broken and down.

12. ELIZABETH LAWS, wife of STEPHEN LAWS, d. 23 Aug. 1848 age 68 years 5 mo. 5 day6. f.s. E.L.

13. STEPHEN LAWS d. 17 April 1853 in 49th year.

14. JAMES R. LAWS b. 12 April 1806 d. 20 March 1855 Stone broken and laying face up. f.s. J.R.L.

15. CHARRY H. LAWS, wife of JAMES R. LAWS, b. 3 April 1809 d. 21 Dec. 1867 Stone broken off base.

16. ADELIZA OVERTON, wife of GERSHOM 0. OVERTON, d. 19 Nov. 1857 age 24 years 7 mo. 17 days. f.s. A.0. Note: Her maiden name was LAWS. Ref. "Overton Genealogy" Pg. 56.

17. SARAH J. TERRY, dau. of ISAAC & SARAH TERRY, d. 15 April 1865 Stone broken. Her age 17 years 8 mo. 17 days.

18. DEBORAH HAMOND, wife of NOAH HAMMOND, d. 12 Nov. 1864. Stone broken. Note: She was DEBORAH GEPLARD AND died age 87 years 7 mo. Ref. Hammond family notes from Alvin Smith.

19. EVERETT HOMAN, son of LEWIS & MARY E. HOMAN, d. 6 June 1865 age 1 year 6 mo. 14 days. -

20. NEHEMIAH OVERTON d. 16 July 1870 age 39 years 9 mo. 27 days. Note: He was son of SILVANUS & PAMELA (OSBORN) OVERTON and married HULDA BOWDEN. Ref. "Overton Gen." Pg. 96.

21. LUCY A. CARTER, dau. of ICHABOD G. & AMANDA S. CARTER, d. 16 June 1867 age 11 mo. 22 days.

22. SL______ LAWS, dau. of J.R. & S.A. LAWS, d. 2 May 1865 age" 2 years 2 mo. 24 days. Stone broken.

23. DEA. SIMONS LAWS d. 4 Feb. 1867 age 86 years 10 mo. 10 days. Stone down and broken, f.s. S.L.

24. Field stone grave site.

25. Field stone grave site.

26. MORDECAI HOMAN.' no stone or other marker found but he is listed as buried there in "History of Yaphank Presbyterian Church .1871-197111 on pg. 5. He d. 1860.

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