Transcription by Don McPherson, 1931
Old Cowley Family Cemetery, 1 mile North from Stamford Village on Concrete Road to Jefferson.
COWLEY, Alice, 6 Jan 1865, 57 yrs
COWLEY, Caroline, (wife of ----*), no dates --(*Joyce note: reads wife of M. Kurau and date of death Feb 26 1856 Aged 26yrs)
COWLEY, Charles, 25 Aug 1864, 30 yrs (Killed at the Battle of Reams Station, Va.)
COWLEY, Electa, 1810-1895
COWLEY, Esther, (wife of William), 16 Oct 1860, 90 yrs, 3 mos, 5 dys
COWLEY, Eunice Camp, (wife of Samuel), 9 Nov 1852, 76 yrs
COWLEY, Harriet, (wife of Marshall), 27 Sep 1871, 67 yrs
COWLEY, Hector, 27 May 1864, 27 yrs (Killed at North-Anna, Va.)
COWLEY, Marshall, 20 Jun 1878, 78 yrs
COWLEY, Samuel, 15 Jul 1849, 83 yrs
COWLEY, William, 8 Apr 1850, 81 yrs
KURAU, Michael, 1830-1856 (Joyce note: I believe these dates are for his wife Caroline)
Transcription of sign by Joyce Riedinger:
Here lies the remains of St. Leger Cowley and those of his descendants who were the original settlers of this part of Delaware and Schoharie Counties.
To generations yet unborn be it known that this farm, part of Lots No. 1 and No. 2 in Great Lot No. 52 of the Hardenburgh Patent, was first occupied and improved in the year 1791 by William Cowley, whose remains lie here beneath.
see will of St. Leger Cowley on this website
See obit listing for Caroline Kurau on this website