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Rouse Family Cemetery
Also known as: Little Cemetery, Salmon Creek Cemetery.
Salmon Creek Road.
View Map (Tax Map, off-site from Tompkins Co. Gov.)
This record is as complete as possible at this time.
Please use Notes as a guide only!
|Given & Surname||Date of Death||Headstone Inscription|
|John Rouse||January 19, 1834, ae 92y 1m|| In Memory of Deacon and Captain John Rouse
a Revolutionary officer, who lived and died
a devoted Christian and patriot,
who departed this life January 19, 1834,
aged 92 years, 1 month
|James Mc. Morrison||March 19, 1814, ae 1m|| In Memory of James Mc.,
son of William and Mary Morrison,
died March 19, 1814,
aged 1 month
From the records of Isabelle Parish:
Deacon Rouse enlisted at Graham, NY, 7 weeks as Lieutenant in 1778 [possibly meant to be 1777?]. Was Captain from April 1, 1777 to August 25, 1778, according to his record when he applied for his pension.
Deacon Rouse's children were John, Smith, Anthony and Amos, also Mary, wife of William Morrison, Peggy, wife of William L. Clark, and Rebecca, wife of Jonathan Eddy.
The Morrison's lived near the cemetery and he came to live with them in his last years.
An LDS records search found:
John Rouse was born 9 December 1741 in Nine Partners, Dutchess Co., NY.
In 1763 he married Hannah Smith in Dutchess Co. Their children were:
Thank you Janet Nash for transcribing the original record into digital format.
Thank you Cheryl Hall for updating the record (September 2003).
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