Old Orchard Cemetery

(Town of Sterling)  #224

Stephen Bent, Rev. Sold.
Town of Sterling
Burials in old Hunter Farm orchars at Sterling Valley

BENT Plaque on large bounder says:

"In memory of Dr. STEPHEN BENT 1752-1822

of Sudbury Mass. - a Soldier in the Revolution


Their son, Stephen BENT 1783-1822

Surgeon - 167th N.Y. Infantry

His infant daughyter, ORPHA

Stone erected 1939 by Winifred Williams of the 6th generation."

son of John & Mary HARRIES, etc. Natives of Scotland.

(Note: Skilton found John HARIN d. Sept. 7, 1825 ae 3y 10m)

d. Apr. 7, 1825 ae 3y
STEWART Jane, Wife of John W. STEWART
(Skilton found "consort of Dr. John Stewart) and dau of John and Margaret STEVENSON
d. Apr.13, 1824 ae 24y

The above records were taken in 1963 by Mrs. Merton E. Cooper, Sterling, N. Y. - The BENTS were her ancestors. Skilton records done in the early 1930's.

Thanks to Heidi Petty for transcribing the information on this page into a digital format.

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