BYAM or SOUTH BRANCH CEMETERY

West Branch Twp.
GPS coordinates: 4141'42.29"N, 7738'21.51"W
Take 144 south from Galeton for 3 mi. Cemetery is on the right in the open before reaching the Button Hollow Rd that turns off to the left.
This cemetery is also known locally as South Branch Cemetery

Photo by Barb Hyde

Walked by Donna & Misty Allen
Updated with contributions from our users

Many of the entries that say no other info were just the name only on the stone.
There were numerous funeral markers too faded to read. Several had info that had fallen out leaving just holes.

Where noted, some entries have been expanded with cross-references to census data. To view the census data, open the census cited and search for a name.

ANDREGG, Peter. Spouse of #1 Mararitha Huber, #2Katharina Huber. Born 1839, died 1926 - Son of Melchior and Elizabeth (Indorf) Andregg, born in Switzerland. Margaritha and Katharina were sisters. Wed Margaritha 9-28-1871 in Switzerland, 5 children. Wed Katharina in 1895 in PA. (1920 West Branch Census)
BENTLEY, Bertha (O'Bryan). Born 3-7-1903, died 6-1-1930
BENTLEY, Donald Edwin. Born 8-6-1920, died 8-1-1962 - WW II Vet, US Navy, GM2
BENTLEY, Edwin D. Born 1-6-1896, died 10-20-1969 - WW I Vet, 81st Field Arty, Pfc
BUTTON, Amos. Spouse of Flora M. () Dailey - No other info
BUTTON, Carolyn V. Spouse of Charles A Sr. Born 12-18-1942, died 6-28-2001
BUTTON, Charles A Sr. Spouse of Carolyn V. Born 7-7-1932, died 6-24-1998
BUTTON, Edward A. Spouse of Grace Carlin. Born 12-4-1924, died 8-14-1994 - WW II Vet, US Army, Pfc
BUTTON, Eugene - No other info
BUTTON, Flora M () Dailey. Spouse of #1 David V. Dailey, #2 Amos Button. Born 1888, died 1963 - Funeral home marker
BUTTON, Grace (Carlin). Spouse of Edward A., Sr. Born 12-20-1926, died 9-23-2010. Age: 83 - Dau of Glenn and Bessie Mae (Dailey) Carlin. Wed 9-6-1947 at Nunda NY, 5 children.
BUTTON, Henry A. Spouse of Lois. Born 6-10-1901, died 12-1967 - Son of Henry D. and Sylvia (Button) Button (1920 West Branch Census) Funeral Home marker: Browns FH
BUTTON, Henry D. Spouse of Sylvia Button. Born 11-1-1857, died 7-25-1928
BUTTON, Infant - Infant son of Steven Button
BUTTON, Iyger - No other info
BUTTON, James. Spouse of Louise E. Christian. Born 10-8-1930, died 5-26-2006. Age: 75 - Son of Henry and Lois Button, born in West Pike PA.
BUTTON, Jessie. Spouse of Mary A. [Addie]. Born 1865, died 1932 - (1920 West Branch Census)
BUTTON, Lena E. Born 1864, died 1960 - Funeral home marker: Brown FH
BUTTON, Lois. Born 1908, died 1971 - Funeral home marker: Brown FH
BUTTON, Mary Adelaide [Addie]. Spouse of Jessie. Born 1878, died 1932 - (1920 West Branch Census)
BUTTON, Simon E. Born 3-24-1928, died 2-23-1995
BUTTON, Simon P. Born 1893, died 1965
BUTTON, Steven E. Born 3-24-1928, died 12-23-1995
BUTTON, Sylvia E. (Button). Spouse of Henry D. Born 1-14-1868, died 9-26-1927 - Dau of James and Lydia (How?) Button. Born, lived, and died in Potter Co.
DAILEY, David, Jr. Born 7-26-1927, died 1-14-1998 - Uncategorized Vet, US Army
DAILEY, Lucy - No other info
DAILEY, Nancy L. Born 1985, died 1985 - Funeral home marker
DAILEY, Paul [Pete] - No other info
DAILEY, Sally - No other info
DAILEY, Samuel H. Born 1906, died 1985 - No other info
EARL, Orvel, died 4-18-1922 - No other info - Civil War Vet, GAR - Co D 136th PA Vols, Pvt. Mustered out with company on May 29, 1863.
EDWARD, David. Born 6-7-1968, died 12-23 2001
GOBB, John. Born 1876, died 1916
GREEN, Llewellyn. Born 12-13-1908, died 4-24-1979 - Son of William and Louise Green. Born in PA (1920 West Branch Census) WW II Vet, US Army, T/Sgt
GREEN, Louise E. Spouse of William C. Born 6-27-1878, died 6-2-1973 - Born in PA. At least 6 children (1920 West Branch Census)
GREEN, William. Spouse of Louise E. Born 7-18-1865, died 11-14-1946 - Born in NY. At least 6 children (1920 West Branch Census)
HANLON, Wayne F. Born 1953, died 1961 - Funeral home marker
HENDRICK, Unknown. Born 1847, died 1939
HILL, Mott Hall. Spouse of Myrtle M. Manning. Born 4-12-1861, died 8-29-1933 - Son of John and Eliza Harriet (Bower) Hill, born at Clareyville NY.
HILL, Myrtle Melissa (Manning). Spouse of Mott M. Born 1869, died 1938 - Born at Clareyville NY.
HUGGLER, Billy Joe. Spouse of Gwendelenetta Sue Wheaton. Born 2-13-1964, died 8-23-2005 - Son of Casper and Leona (Lowell) Huggler. Born in Williamsport PA, died in Coudersport PA. Three children, (Spouse survives) Billy and David share a stone. - Post-Vietnam Vet, US Army. Twelve years
HUGGLER, David Edward. Born 6-7-1968, died 12-23-2001 - Son of Casper and Leona (Lowell) Huggler. Billy and David share a stone.
HUGGLER, Nancy M. Born 1966, died 1967 - Funeral home marker
HUGGLER, Shannon. Born 1965, died 1965 - Son of Casper J. and Leona (Lovell) Huggler.
HUGGLER, Terry Lynn. Born 1960, died 1960 - Son of Casper J. and Leona (Lovell) Huggler.
JENKINS, Lora B. Born 1886, died 1932
JOHNS, Charles. Spouse of Mary Jane Miller. Born 1865, died 1923 - Son of Joseph and Catherine (Grimm) Johns. Born in France, died in Blossburg PA. Five children. Immigrated to US in 1866.
JOHNS, Elizabeth S. Born 1902, died 1920 - Dau of Charles and Mary J. (Miller) Johns.
JOHNS, Mary Jane (Miller) [Jennie]. Spouse of Charles. Born 1869, died 1955 - Dau of Peter and Elizabeth (Dieseinkemper) Miller. Born in Germania PA, died in Wellsboro PA. Five children.
JOHNS, Ore Mae. Spouse of William C. Born 1912, died 1967
JOHNS, William C. Spouse of Ore Mae. Born 1895, died 1979
LILES, Jesse Aaron. Spouse of Bertha Irene Button. Born 4-1891, died 5-14-1928 - Son of Edward Gerard Liles. Born in St. Joseph MO, died in Potter County. At least two sons. - WW I Vet, 18th Inf, 1st Div, Cpl
MATTISON, Etelka (Robinson). Spouse of Raymond E. Born 5-10-1930, died 3-18-2014. Age: 83 - Dau of Lorenzo and Sarah (Griffin) Robinson. Born in Galeton, a homemaker. Four children
MATTISON, Raymond E. Spouse of Etelka Robinson. Born 3-23-1926, died 12-27-1994 - Four children - WW II Vet, US Army
MONROE, Natasha L. Born 1981, died 1983 - No other information
NEWCOMB, Edna R. Born 8-29-1911, died 10-1911 - Dau of Henry and Mary (Smith) Newcomb
NEWCOMB, Elton L. Born 1918, died 11-5-1918 - Son of Henry and Mary (Smith) Newcomb
O'BRYAN, Constance O. Born 1900, died 1910
PAUL, Addie M. (Button). Spouse of Jacob R. Born 1895, died aft. 1920 - In 1920 West Branch census, born in PA, four children.
PAUL, Dorothy - No other info. Poss dau of Jacob and Addie M. (Button) Paul.
PAUL, Ella. Born 1908, died aft. 1920 - No other info. Dau of Jacob and Addie (Button) Paul. (1920 West Branch Census)
PAUL, Harold W. Born abt 1916, died aft 1920 - No other info. Son of Jacob and Addie (Button) Paul. (1920 West Branch Census)
PAUL, Isaac O. Born 5-1893, died 6-1935
PAUL, Jacob R. [Jake]. Spouse of Addie M. Button. Born 1-31-1884, died 11-19-1955 - Son of William and Mary Ann (Heiser) Paul. Born in PA, died in Galeton PA. At least four children. (1920 West Branch Census)
PAUL, Richard - No other info
PROUTY, Charles. Spouse of Sally M. Cobb. Born 10-18-1844, died 1-11-1919 - Son of Nathaniel K. and Betsy (Johnson) Prouty. born in Ayers Hill PA, died in Galeton PA. At least three children. (1920 West Branch Census) - Civil War Vet, Co D, 136th PA. Vols, Pvt. GAR
PROUTY, Daniel. Born 7-1875, died 1951 - Son of Charles and Sally M. (Cobb) Prouty,
STREDICK, Edward A. Spouse of #1 ?, #2 Laura Ellen Dailey. Born 1-23-1932, died 10-26-2015. Age: 83 - Son of Carl and Helen (Klatt) Stredick, born in Regina, SK, Canada, died in Hornell NY. Five children from first marriage. Wed
STREDICK, Laura Ellen (Dailey). Spouse of Edward A. Born 5-19-1924, died 8-30-2016. Age: 92 - Dau of David and Flora M. (Button) Dailey, born in Westfield PA, died in Hornell NY. No children named, (He d. 10-26-2015)
SUMMERS, Infant. Born 9-3-1920, died 9-3-1920 - Stillborn son of William U. and Laura B. (Hill) Summers. Born in Galeton PA.
SWAN, Mabel. Born 8-1-1894, died 11-21-1985 - No other information
TAYLOR, Wallace H. Spouse of Wilma Butler. Born 1907, died 1970
TAYLOR, Warren - No other info
TOUCHIE, William [Billy]. Born 1931, died 1938 - Son of William E. and Ruth H. (Green) Touchie.
WELCH, Emma (Gurnee). Spouse of #1 Gilbert Force, #2 Charles E. Button, #3 Hendrick Welch. Born 8-24-1848, died 8-25-1922 - Born in Sussex Co NJ, died in Potter County. At least 2 children with Gilbert
WELCH, Ethelbert Tracy [Bert]. Spouse of Ida E. Button. Born 3-12-1870, died 4-5-1937 - Son of Hendrick Welch. Born in Susquehana Co PA, died in Ulysses PA.
WELCH, Hendrick [Henry]. Spouse of Emma (Gurnee) Force Button. Born 1847, died 1939
WELCH, Ida E. (Button). Spouse of Ethelbert T. Born 3-8-1880, died 9-23-1963 - Dau of Darwin Porter and Rebecca (Schoener) Button. Born in Potter Co PA, died in Blossburg PA.
WELCH, Minnie Emmaline (Button). Born 1876, died 1930 -
WINDERS, Blanche E. Spouse of Giles T. Born 1889, died uncut
WINDERS, Giles L. Born 7-26-1917, died 2-1981
WINDERS, Giles T. Spouse of Blanche E. Born 1889, died 1956
WINSLOW, Edward Delos. Born 2-12-1908, died 8-26-1962 - Son of Ervin D. and Rosa Lorena (Prouty) Winslow, born in Westfield PA.
WINSLOW, Ervin D. Spouse of Rose L. Prouty. Born 1881, died 1971
WINSLOW, Rose Lorena (Prouty). Spouse of Ervin D. Born 11-13-1892, died 1984 - Dau of Hiram Carson and Minnie (Impson) Prouty.


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