Basin Cemetery

Franklin, Franklin County, New York
DIRECTIONS: From NY Route 3 in Vermontville turn onto the Cold Brook road until you intersect with Fletcher Farm Road to Franklin Falls Road. Turn right onto the Franklin Falls Road, continuing until you reach the Franklin Falls Bridge. Turn left at the bridge. The cemetery is .6 miles from the bridge on a logging road on the right hand side of the road.

COORDINATES: N44° 26.325'   W 073° 57.832'


Huldah NORRIS   Wife of A. B. ANDERSON   Born March 4, 1822   died Feb. 19, 1852
"She lived beloved and died lamented"

Ashael H. BROWN   Died Feb. 27, 1857   Aged 50 years
  "Friends, nor Physician could not save
  This mortal body from the grave
  Nor can the grave confine me here
  When Christ shall call me to appear."

Harrison A.   Son of A.H. & A. BROWN   Died at Alexandria, Va, Jan. 16, 1864   AE 20 y'rs & 3 mos
A member of Harris Light Cavalry Co. M. N.Y. Vol.
"The one we love"

Leila May   Daughter of C. B. & B. ESTY   Died Apr. 10, 1863   AE 2 y'rs. 2 ms. & 1 day
  "May, we have parted but oh not forever
  I cannot yet bid you adieu
  There is something that tells me not sever
  My thoughts from rememberance of you.

Freeman H.   Son of D. M. & J. HATHAWAY   Died July 29, 1864   AE 4 y'rs 13 Days.
Daniel H.   Son of D. M. & J. HATHWAY   Died June 26, 1860   AE 2 y'rs. 11 ms. & 29 Days.
  "Little Children come unto me and forbid them not
  for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven"

THUSA   Wife of CALEB SMITH & Eldest Daughter of John & Lucy STEARNS   Died June 30, 1854   In the 22 Year of her Age.
Footstone: T.A.S.

Doran H.   Son of John & Lucy STEARNS   Died Oct. 9, 1852   AE 22 Months 14 Days  
Footstone: D.H.S.

William Harrison   Son of James A. & Roxcy WOLFE   born Nov. 4, 1836   killed in a saw mill April 21, 1851
  Brother thou art gone to rest,
  Thine is an early tomb;
  but Jesus summond (sic) the (sic) away
  Thy savior called thee home.
  NOTE: For further information about the WOLFE family, click here.