Perry Cemetery

( Town of Sempronius, NY) #190

Located on Lot No. 88, about 1 1/2 miles N from Dresserville village and 1/2 mile N from old school district No. 10, at "Liberty Pole" Corners; 500 feet from W side of road. Page 65 of New Century Atlas of Cay. Co., N.Y., 1904.

Copied 1955 by Leslie L. Luther, Moravia, NY

Copies with: New York Gen.-Biog. Society
Cornell Lib. of Regional History
Powers Library, Moravia, NY


Family burial plot, enclosed by a heavy stone wall. Apparently these two
the only burials ever made here.

Mr. Ozias Perry, died May 10, 1831 ae 73y & 11mo

Mrs. Esther, wife of Ozias Perry, died Sept. 26, 1834 ae 70 y & 18 da
(handwritten note: nee Marvin. 2nd wife.)

"My children dear, assemble here
A mother's grave to see
Not long ago I dwelt with you
And soon you'll dwell with me."

[Handwritten notes:

Ozias, son of Eliakim Perry 1716-

who was marr. 2nd time in Norwich, Conn. He was a Revol. soldier & his
7 sons, also 4 nephews

see Perry folder in the Cayuga County Historian's Office - material from Ivan Clark, whose 
ancestor was Eliakim Perry, bro to above Ozias Perry.]

Bureau of Pensions War. Sec. Claim #43832

Pension executed Apr. 27, 1818, at which time Ozias was 60 yrs old and living
in Sempronius, Cay. Co., NY. In 1820 he referred to his wife, Esther, aged
56, and sons Ozias, Jr., aged 18 yrs, and Benjamin Franklin, aged 13 yrs.

DAR member #426885, Mrs. Irene Perry Showers, w of Robert Showers, 605 Essex
Rd., Kenilworth, Ill. 4-24-1954, gr-gr-granddaughter of Ozias, joined on
his record.

Ozias Perry, b. 6-20-1757 at Norwich, Conn., d. at Dresserville, NY on 5-16-1837;
his wife, Esther Marvin, b. 5-15-1764 at Norwich, Conn. d. at Dresserville,
N.Y. on 9-26-1834. Married 6-5-1785.

For ore information Perry family, contact Ivan Clark, 311 Linn St., Ithaca,
N.Y. 14850. (as of 1976)

Thanks to Melinda Cornwell  for transcribing the information on this page into a digital format.

Bernie Corcoran, Cayuga County Coordinator
NYGenWeb Project

Back to Cayuga County NYGenWeb Project Page
Return to the Cayuga County Cemetery List