Cat Ridge Cemetery
North Salem, Westchester County, New York
Contributed by Jeanne Kornhaas, Oct 12, 2001 [email@example.com].
Total records = 8.
Located on Cat Ridge Rd, again, no street #. You get there by turning onto Mills Rd and taking the 2nd left, Cat Ridge Rd, just past the horse farm. Follow Cat Ridge Rd up the hill and the burial ground is located on the right hand side. There are approx 20 graves in this site.
This burial ground, situated on private property, was once associated with a nearby Baptist Church. Timothy Van Scoy erected the first meeting house nearby circa 1978. (this is the date on the sign, but I believe it's a mistake)
This is a transcription from records I made when I walked this cemetery in summer of 2001. They are very, very old and some of them are weather-worn and illegible. This reading contains interments from 1803 to 1889, and includes all legible headstones.- Jeanne Kornhaas
Bostwick, Hannah, d. 30 Mar 1851, age: 72y 6m 9d, w/o Abraham
Quick, Ann, d. 31 Mar 1836, age: 24y 11m 17d, w/o Cornelius Van Scoy
Van Scoy, Abraham Jr, d. 01 Sep 1844, age: 84y 7m 24d, s/o Abraham & Priscilla Van Scoy (on a separate stone: Abraham Van Scoy Jr. Pvt 4 Regt NY Militia Revolutionary War 1760-1844)
Van Scoy, Cornelius B., d. 13 Mar 1863 Harpers Ferry, age: 22y 3d, of the 6th Artillery, s/o Cornelius & Ann Van Scoy
Van Scoy, Cornelius, d. 12 Feb 1875, aged 72y 5m 22d, s/o Abraham & Hannah Van Scoy
Van Scoy, George, d. 12 Oct 1860, s/o Cornelius & Ann Van Scoy (badly chipped stone)
Van Scoy, Joseph C., d. 18 Feb 1858, s/o Cornelius & Ann Van Scoy (broken stone)
Van Scoy, Sally, d. 23 Sep 1803?, dau of Abraham Van Scoy, (I'm unsure of the 3 in the year. The stone is very worn), age: 20y 10m 7d
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