Town of Persia, Cattaraugus County

Submitted by: Bunny Averill

Sign says:
Ahaz Allen Pioneer settler in Town of Persia. Built 1st saw- and grist-mill, bridge, frame house,
Forty Road and gave land for this cemetery in 1836

Photos by Mary E. Bryant

ACKLER, Abigail. Spouse of Peter, died 2-11-1871. Age: 78y 5m 3d
ACKLER, Henry. Born 1825, died 1900 Son of Peter and Abigail Ackler, born in Rush NY
ACKLER, Ida. Spouse of #1 William Wemple, #2 Percy Dyer, died ca 1904 Died in Detroit MI. Buried beside her father, Willard Ackler
ACKLER, Isabel No dates
ACKLER, Loretta No dates
ACKLER, Peter. Spouse of Abigail, died 3-29-1851. Age: 68y 5m 16d
ACKLER, Urvia (?) No dates
ACKLER, Willard. Born 1822, died 8-20-1895
ACKLEY, Clara B., died 4-27-1889. Age: 26y Dau of Orland A. and Elizabeth Ackley
ACKLEY, Denver D. Born 1869, died 1955
ACKLEY, Elizabeth. Spouse of Orlando A., died 2-4-1892. Age: 59y
ACKLEY, Glenn B. Born 1867, died 1867 or 1868
ACKLEY, Ira A. Spouse of Mary. Born 12-20-1806, died 10-3-1889
ACKLEY, Ira W. Born 1859, died 1940
ACKLEY, Jennei B. Born 1879, died 1967
ACKLEY, Orlando A. Spouse of Elizabeth, died 10-8-1913. Age: 82y
ACKLEY, Thomas B. Born 12-9-1838, died 7-21-1889
ALLEN, Abigail (Derby). Spouse of Barney, died 6-4-1868. Age: 79y At least 8 children, 7 buried in this cemetery.
ALLEN, Abigail R. (Slaght). Spouse of Elhanan W. Born 1821, died 1891 Born in Schoharie Co NY
ALLEN, Addison Serls. Spouse of #1 Eva M., #2 Jennie M. Born 2-11-1845, died 4-18-1917 Charles G. and Emily Allen
ALLEN, Ahaz. Spouse of Sibyl Hibbard. Born 5-7-1782, died 5-29-1864. Age: 82y 22d Pioneer settler in Town of Persia. Gave land for this cemetery in 1836
ALLEN, Arthur R. Born 3-17-1863, died 6-25-1874. Age: 11y 3m 8d Son of Truman P. and Janette J. (Witherell) Allen, born in NY, drowned in Cattaraugus Creek
ALLEN, Barney. Spouse of Abigail Derby, died 12-30-1867. Age: 84y Brother of Ahaz Allen. At least 8 children, 7 buried in this cemetery.
ALLEN, Barney, died 5-1848 Son of Barney and Abigail (Derby) Allen
ALLEN, Caleb. Born 4-19-1806, died 2-20-1885 Son of Barney and Abigail (Derby) Allen
ALLEN, Caroline. Born 9-15-1813, died 6-20-1836. Age: 22y 9m 5d Dau of Ahaz and Sibyl (Hibbard) Allen
ALLEN, Charles Granderson. Spouse of Emily Peck, #2 Emily A. Rathbone. Born 1809, died 1886 Son of Barney and Abigail (Derby) Allen.
ALLEN, Clarissa L., died 1848. Age: 30y Dau of Barney and Abigail (Derby) Allen
ALLEN, Darwin T., died 5-12-1828. Age: 22y Son of Barney and Abigail (Derby) Allen
ALLEN, Dyantha N. Born 1819, died 1848. Age: 29y Dau of Barney and Abigail (Derby) Allen
ALLEN, Elhanan W. Spouse of #1 Lydia A, #2 Abigail R. Slaght. Born 1811, died 1883
ALLEN, Emily (Peck). Spouse of Charles G, died 10-23-1865. Age: 56y
ALLEN, Emily A. (Rathbun). Spouse of Charles G. Born 1824, died 5-19-1871. Age: 47y Dau of Demarcus and Amanda Rathbun
ALLEN, Eva M. Spouse of Addison S., died 3-21-1879. Age: 25y
ALLEN, Isabel Shares stone with Mina?
ALLEN, Janette J. (Witherell). Spouse of Truman P. Born 4-9-1827, died 11-18-1870. Age: 43y 7m 9d Dau of Abel Witherell
ALLEN, Jennie M. Spouse of Addison S. Born Uncut, died Uncut No dates
ALLEN, Lavinna A. Born 1822, died 3-25-1846. Age: 24y Dau of Barney and Abigail Derby Allen
ALLEN, Louisa H. Spouse of #1 George W. Kent, #2 Freeman Allen. Born 1850, died 1918
ALLEN, Lydia A. (Brigham). Spouse of Elhanan W. Born 1816, died 1847 Dau of Merrill and Philatheatra (Farnsworth) Brigham
ALLEN, Mina D. Born 1847, died 1871 Elmina in 1855 census
ALLEN, Norman Hibbard. Spouse of #1 Roanna Babcock, #2 Phebe Stafford. Born 8-22-1811, died 1-22-1897 Son of Ahaz and Sibyl (Hibbard) Allen. At least three children with Roanna. Wed to Phebe in 1865 census
ALLEN, Rebecca M. Spouse of Truman P. Born 1882, died 1966
ALLEN, Roanna B. (Babcock). Spouse of Norman Hibbard. Born 1816, died 3-2-1863 At least three children. 1850 and 1860 Persia census gives name as Roxanna
ALLEN, Sibyl (Hibbard). Spouse of Ahaz. Born 2-15-1793, died 7-2-1876. Age: 83y 4m 15d
ALLEN, Truman P. Spouse of Janette J. Witherell. Born 11-10-1819, died 1902
ALLEN, Truman P. Spouse of Rebecca M. Born 1885, died 1957
ALVERSON, A. E. Spouse of Melissa E. Born 1832, died 1919
ALVERSON, Clara E. Born 1870, died 1948
ALVERSON, Melissa E. (Ackley). Spouse of A. E. Born 1833, died 1912
ALVERSON, Nathan A. Born 1869, died 1947
ARRIGAN, Edmond, died 9-24-1881. Age: 33y
AVERILL, Aldula. Born 1825, died 1827 Dau of Samuel and Christable (Kibbe) Averill. Don't know where she is buried ** Bunny Averill
AVERILL, Christable (Kibbe). Spouse of Samuel 10-30-1780 1855 Born in Hampden Co MA, died in Gowanda NY. Eleven known children. 1855 Persia Census: 74y living with son Carlos
AVERILL, Edwin. Spouse of Esther Clark. Born 6-1816, died 1904. Age: 89y Son of Samuel and Christable (Kibbe) Averill, born in Alexander NY
AVERILL, Loren. Spouse of Addaline Hartman, died 1907. Age: 87y Son of Samuel and Christable (Kibbe) Averill
BABENGER, John J., died 5-13-1872. Age: 10y ?m 18d Son of Anton and Joanna Babenger
BARTLETT, Marjorie L. Age: 11m No dates
BENNETT, Aaron. Spouse of Harriett E Blasdell. Born 1833, died 7-22-1902. Age: 70y Son of Lyman and Betsy A. (Bemis) Bennett, born in Tioga Co. PA
BENNETT, Betsy A. (Bemis). Spouse of Lyman. Born 1804, died 1874 Born in VT. Wed 5-24-1824 in Windham VT.
BENNETT, Harriett E. (Lawrence). Spouse of Stephen. Born 1842, died 1921
BENNETT, Harriett E. (Blasdell). Spouse of Aaron. Born 1849, died 1919 Dau of Levi W. and Malvina (Press) Blasdell. Three children
BENNETT, Lyman. Spouse of Betsy A. Bemus. Born 1793, died 1887 Born in VT. Wed 5-24-1824 in Windham VT.
BENNETT, Maude M. Born 1875, died 1897. Age: 21y Dau of Aaron and Harriett E. (Blasdell) Bennett
BENNETT, Stanley B. Born 1883, died 1888. Age: 5y Son of Aaron and Harriett E. (Blasdell) Bennett
BENNETT, Stephen. Spouse of Harriett Lawrence. Born 1835, died 1916 Son of Lyman and Betsy A. (Bemis) Bennett, born in Otsego C. NY
BENNETT, Vernon K. Born 1877, died 1879. Age: 2y Son of Aaron and Harriett E. (Blasdell) Bennett
BENSON, Clarissa L. Spouse of John C., died 7-14-1848. Age: 30y 1m 5d
BENSON, George, died 2-14-1846. Age: 10y 9m 21d
BENSON, Lafayette. Age: 21y No dates
BLASDELL, Eland, died 8-1-1840. Age: 10y Drowned
BLASDELL, Levi W. Spouse of Malvina Press. Born 1826, died 1893
BLASDELL, Malvina (Press). Spouse of Levi W. Born 1827, died 1913 Dau of William and Lucy (White) Press
BLASDELL, Susanna, died 1857 Dau of Levi W. and Malvina (Press) Blasdell
BLASDELL, Tamar A. (Allen). Spouse of William, died 11-1-1854. Age: 63y 8m 20d Sister of Ahaz Allen, died in IL
BURDICK, Alphonzo. Spouse of Elizabeth. Born 1819, died 1899. Age: 80y
BURDICK, Elizabeth. Spouse of Alphonzo. Born 1818, died 1897
CAMP, Curtis Fairchild. Spouse of Sara Ann Lawrence. Born 4-1803, died 2-15-1844. Age: 40y Son of John and Eunice (Bennett) Camp, born in NY, died in Gowanda NY.
CAMP, Eunice. Spouse of John, died 2-10-1842. Age: 78y
CAMP, John. Spouse of Eunice Bennett. Born 7-31-1754, died 5-26-1841. Age: 88y Born in Middletown CT, died in Lodi NY. - Revolutionary War Vet
CATLIN, Sarah B. Spouse of Wells C. Born 1830, died 1896 Dau of Lyman and Betsey A. (Bemis) Bennett b. VT
CATLIN, Wells C. Spouse of Sarah B. Born 1822, died 3-9-1896 Born in Tioga Co. PA
COLVIN, Annis (Bennett). Spouse of Daniel C. Born 5-15-1840, died 10-14-1867. Age: 27y 5m Dau of Lyman and Betsy A. (Bemis) Bennett.
COOK, Leland J No dates
CRANDALL, Clarence, died ????. Age: 17y
CRANDALL, Clarence M., died 2-26-1875. Age: 21 Son of William and Leafy Crandall 1860 and 1870 census
CRANDALL, Freeland John, died 12-2-1870. Age: 20y 11m 30d Son of Carey B. and Sally (Shaw) Crandall
CRANDALL, Lueffa (Hill) [Leafy]. Spouse of William. Born 1-1833, died 3-4-1924 Wed abt 1849. 1900 census of Persia, Cattaraugus
CRANDALL, Nancy. Spouse of Paul. Born 1800, died 1885
CRANDALL, William. Spouse of Leafy Hill. Born 4-1826 1900 census of Persia, Cattaraugus
CRAWFORD, Daniel G. Born abt 1832, died 10-9-1900. Age: 68y - Civil War Vet, Co K 116th Inf NYS Vols, Pvt. Enlisted 1862 at Brandt for three years. Wounded in action 5-27-1863 at Port Hudson LA. Mustered out with company 6-8-1865 at Washington DC
DERBY, Charles F. Spouse of Sarah M. Born 1821, died 1904
DERBY, George. Born 1906, died 1907 Son of Duke and Myrtle Derby
DERBY, Hannah Snyder. Spouse of Morgan. Born 1818, died 1895
DERBY, Harrait J. Spouse of Nathaniel Whitcomb. Born 1815
DERBY, Morgan. Spouse of Hannah Snyder. Born 1812, died 1874
DERBY, Roselle. Spouse of Mary Gleason, died 1907. Age: 64y 10 children
DERBY, Sarah M. Spouse of Charles F. Born 1831, died 1913 Shares stone with Charles F. Derby
DERBY, Sylvester V., died 5-11-1853. Age: 2y 8m Son of Charles F. and Sarah M. Derby
DOTY, David Edwin, died 1899. Age: 75y
EGGEN, Maria. Born 1827, died 1912
EGGEN, Mary. Age: 82y Born in Germany. Died a widow. Mother-in-law of Phillip (Frault or Trautt)
GIBBS, Joana (Joanna). Spouse of Sebastin Tingue. Born 3-22-1882, died 3-22-1882. Age: 82y 20d [Wife of Sebastian Tingue] 1880 census Catt. NY she is 78y lives alone says she is married
GRADLER, Elizabeth. Spouse of John. Born 1854, died aft 1930 1930 Persia Census: Born in Germany. Immigrated in 1902. Husband is John
GRADLER, John. Spouse of Theresia. Born 1850, died 1935 1900 Perrysburg census: Born 11-1853. Wed to Teresia 17 yrs, 10 children, all born in the US.1930 Persia Census: Born in Germany, a farmer. Immigrated in 1880, naturalized citizen. Wife is Elizabeth
GRADLER, Theresia. Spouse of John. Born 6-12-1863, died 1901 1900 Perrysburg Census: Wed 17 yrs, 10/7 children, all born in NY.
GRADLER, Walter. Spouse of Pearlina B. Boller. Born 1891, died 1942 1900 Perrysburg census: Son of John and ? Gradler. Born in Ellicottville NY. Marriage record: Mother not known, wed 3-28-1915 in Buffalo NY. At least one son - Uncategorized Vet.
HARNEY, Robert, died 5-4-1901. Age: 60y
HARTMAN, Lucretia. Born 6-16-1801, died 6-18-1866. Age: 65y
HARTMAN, Nicholas. Born 2-15-1799, died 1-27-1876. Age: 76y 11m
HAWKINS, Elijah. Spouse of Roxanna. Born 1815, died 1-9-1878. Age: 63y 2m
HAWKINS, Noel Sr. Spouse of Sally. Age: 80 Born in Arlington VT, died in Persia. No dates
HAWKINS, Roxanna. Spouse of Elijah. Born 9-27-1828, died 2-24-1899
HAWKINS, Sally. Spouse of Neol Sr., died 11-12-1867. Age: 67y Dau of Hosea and Betsy Bartlett
HENRY, Charles. Spouse of Janet. Born 1821, died 1900
HENRY, Isabelle. Born 4-21-1865, died 5-?-1903 Dau of Charles and ---- Henry m. --------Gorman
HENRY, Janet. Spouse of Charles. Born 1824, died 4-14-1884
HERRICK, Alfred Porter, died 12-12-1846. Age: 8y 9d Son of Alfred and Olive Ellen Herrick
HERRICK, Hiram F, died 10-12-1870. Age: 44y 9m 3d
HERRICK, Serusia (Farnsworth). Spouse of Shadrach, died 11-14-1877. Age: 92y 4m 23d
HERRICK, Shadrack. Spouse of Serusia, died 3-6-1935 or 33. Age: 49y 10m 18d
HODSHIRE, Sarah E. Born 12-4-1839, died 12-9-1920 Sister of Mary A. Richardson. 1880 census Erie PA 1920 census Collins Erie Co. age 80 and widow
KENT, George W., died 3-17-1890. Age: 42y 1m 18d Son of Samuel Kent and Sarah Press, gson of William and Lucy Press
LAWRENCE, Annis No dates
LAWRENCE, Susannah (Allen). Born 1778, died 1854 Sister of Ahaz Allen
MASON, Edna M., died 1898 Dau of Peter and Eva Mason
MASON, Harriett S., died 1-26-1861. Age: 10y 3m 2d Dau of Ira S. and Rhoda H. Mason
MATTHEWSON, Emma J., died 12-15-1850. Age: 5y Dau of James M. and Lydia Matthewson
MATTHEWSON, James. Born abt 1819, died 8-20-1898. Age: 79y - Civil War Vet, Co K 154th Inf NYS Vols, 1/Sgt. Enlisted 1862 at Persia for three years. Captured in Action 5-2-1863 at Chancellorsville VA, paroled. Transferred to Co K 6th regt VRC 2-22-1864. Mustered out 7-6-1865 at Cincinnati OH
MCALEAR, Mariah M. Spouse of John, died 3-10-1854. Age: 49y 8m 20d [Wife of John McAlear]
MILLER, Thomas B. Born 1892, died 1902
OLMSTEAD, Ellen, died 10-1861 or1864. Age: 9y 4m 6d Dau of E.(Eran) and H. (Harriet) Olmstaed
OLMSTEAD, Eran. Spouse of Harriet. Born 2-28-1822, died 12-21-1888 President of the Broadway Cemetery Association in 1879
OLMSTEAD, Harriet (Millis). Spouse of Eran. Born 10-22-1823, died 3-17-1887 Dau of John Mills
OLMSTEAD, Loice J, died 10-1-1861. Age: 15y 2m 5d Dau of Eran and Harriet Olmstead
OLMSTEAD, Warren, died 10-7-1861. Age: 17y 1m 7d Son of Eran and Harriet Olmstead. 1865 census says he died Oct 6 (1847-1864)
OLSON, Mother Mother of Carrie. No other information
PEACHMAN, Corlin (Alverson). Born 1860, died 1934
PEACHMAN, Hugo. Born 1866, died 1927
PECK, Joel. Spouse of Philena McIntyre. Born 1818, died 1890
PECK, Philena McIntyre. Spouse of Joel. Born 1816, died 1888
PETERSON, Carrie (Olson). Spouse of ? Peterson, died 2-16-1909. Age: 53y Carrie is buried beside her mother
POPPLE, Marietta Hawkins. Spouse of Myron. Age: 66y No dates
POPPLE, Myron. Spouse of Marietta Hawkins No dates
PORTER, Alfred. Born 1843, died 1846
PRESS, Lucy. Spouse of WIlliam, died 9-25-1862. Age: 69y
PRESS, William. Spouse of Lucy, died 12-21-1859. Age: 67y 3m 21d
REINHARDT, Sophronia. Spouse of J.W., died 1836. Age: 34y
RICHARDSON, John 1880 census Union City Erie PA
RICHARDSON, Marie No information
SOUTHWOOD, Autum Ashley. Born 1914, died 1980
STEVENS, Sophronia (Peck). Spouse of John. Born 1850, died 1896 Dau of Joel and Philena McIntyre Peck
WELCH, Henry. Spouse of Sophronia, died 9-6-1873. Age: 59y
WELCH, Henry N., died 3-26-1874. Age: 31y Son of Henry and Sophronia Welch
WELLS, Dexter. Spouse of Sarah M., died 1899
WELLS, Sarah. Spouse of Dexter No dates
WHITCOMB, Child Child of Nathaniel and Harriet (Derby) Whitcomb. No other information
WHITCOMB, Child Child of Nathaniel and Harriet (Derby) Whitcomb. No other information
WHITCOMB, Harriet Jane (Derby). Spouse of Nathaniel Whitcomb. Born 1815 Wed 1831, five children
WHITCOMB, Nathaniel. Spouse of Harriet J. Derby. Born 9-3-1791, died 1884 Born in Merrimack Co NH, died in Gowanda Catt Co NY. Wed 1831, five children
WITHERELL, Abel, died 8-26-1845. Age: 49y 8m 14d
WITHERELL, Elizabeth A. (Hartman). Spouse of Nelson. Born 1837, died 1908
WITHERELL, Nelson Grant. Spouse of Elizabeth A. Hartman. Born 1831, died 1901

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