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First Presbyterian - Oneonta, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 27.328 W 075° 03.594
18T E 495074 N 4700350
Quick Description: This church and cemetery were created in the early 1800s. There is civil war monument in the cemetery from 1871.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2017 7:50:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMX7A3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
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Long Description:
(visit link) "Mrs. Harriet FORD, and who afterwards-in the year 1821, Jan. 16-deeded to the trustees of the church, to be used for a church and burial purposes, all that portion of land embraced within the old cemetery and the present church-grounds...The church edifice was enlarged and beautified in 1868, and on April 23, 1869, was rededicated. "

First Presbyterian: (visit link)

Riverside Cemetery 1358 memorials: (visit link)

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"The Union monument is in the center of the Riverside Cemetery in Oneonta, New York. It represents the men of Oneonta, most of whom joined up with the 121st NYVI. "

There are zinc monuments here including that of William and Polly Morenus.
This zinc is topped with a child shepherd carrying a lamb. It has several images: a cross with roses, a wreath of roses, two angels kneeling, a robed figure pointing upward, and a shaft of wheat. text: "All is Well Safe, safe at home. Our mother Our father"
Polly Morenus died Apr. 13, 1883, aged 71 years, (visit link)
William Morenus died Jan. 28, 1879 aged 71 years. (visit link)
Name of church or churchyard: First Presbyterian,

Approximate Size: Large (100+)

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