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Joyce's Search Tip - December 2007 -
Do You Know that you can search just the search just the 860 pages of Chemung County Cemetery Records on on the site by using the Cemeteries -Chemung button in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? If you use that partition follow these steps to search just one cemetery
1. Choose Cemeteries - Chemung
2. Enter part of the cemetery name [ie Comfort or Carr] AND a surname.
3. Choose the Find ALL Words option. Then it will find just the pages with that surname in the one cemetery you indicated. 

You will also want to search the three county level Obituaries by Cemetery partitions

Subj:  Mitchell's Corners Cemetery. Erin, Chemung Co., NY
Date:  09/09/2003 5:19:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Directions: Exit 59 (or 58) Chemung, off I-86, NY route 17.  About 10 miles north on Wyncoop Creek Road. Left on Thayer Rd.  Cemetery is about 100 yards from this corner at the top of some steps.
    John Mitchell was an early resident of the Southeast section of the Town of Erin.  His son, John C. Mitchell, operated the first tavern in the township.  the section was named Mitchell's Corners in honor of that family, and the cemetery continues to be known by that name, although located near the forks of the roads, now more familiarly known as "The
    This cemetery was read by James L. Smith in 1957.  I have not personally checked this cemetery but from what others have told me.  All the stones
are still there and some sites have new stones put there by families.  This information came from the Erin Historical Society records.

Conkrite, Judith 1774-1841, wife of John Conkrite (John does not have a stone but there is a grave without a stone next to Judith's.  Notation by
person unknown is John b. 24 Aug 1772, d. 7 May 1850.  Name also spelled Carnrike, Carnwright.  Judith was born on Aug. 19th, and died on March

Derry, Susan 1815-1876, wife of Stephen L. Derry (Susan maiden name was Goldsmith)

Getman, Stephen 1825-1898
Getman, Charles W. 1853-1880, son of S. & M.R. Getman
Getman, Zalora 1862-1921
Getman, Mary 1873-1921
Goldsmith, Brewster 1800-1879

Hugg, Anna 1833-1889, wife of Harry Hugg

Joscellin, Charity 1790-1844, wife of Timothy Joscellin (Charity died on Dec.23.)
Joscellin, Christian 1827-1844, son of Timothy & Charity Joscellin (Christian died on Nov. 11.)
Joscellin, Phebe 1816-1844, daughter of Timothy & Charity Joscellin (Phebe died on Sept. 27.)
Joscellin, Mary 1819-1844, daughter of Timothy & Charity Joscellin (Mary died on Aug 8.)

Mitchell, John 1803-1876 (monument)
Mitchell, Caroline 1808-1880, wife of John Mitchell
Mitchell, Stella A. 1842-1895, daughter John and Caroline MItchell

Roszell, Zachariah 1789-1849
Roszell, Mary Ann 1806-1864, wife of Zachariah Roszell

Sherwood, Daniel 1793-1877 Soldier War of 1812.  His wife is buried at
Webb Mills.* (served under Capt. John Philips. Died Jan. 19th.)

Wickham, Admiral 1796-1840
Epitaph on tombstone of Admiral Wickham
"The fatal limb his body crushed
And hurried him to his mother's dust
Without one moments warning he
Was called into eternity."
Wickham, Henrietta 1824-1837 daughter of Admiral & Amy Wickham
Warren, Emily 1831-1852, wife of R. B. Warren
Warren,  Alice E. 1853-1853, daughter of Emily & R. B. Warren  (In other
book (?) said dau died 1853, 11y 9m 11d.)

*From the Stavers' Book,CEMETERIES OF CHEMUNG CO.

Hope you find this useful.
Pat Wainwright, Curator of the Erin Historical Society Museum, Erin,
Chemung Co., NY

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Published On Tri-Counties Site On 09/12/2003
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