Old Graveyards of Pawling
NAME: Akin Ground
CLASSIFICATION: Family Ground.
LOCATION: Near Mizzen Top, by the road.
CONDITION: In order.
INSCRIPTIONS: 26 in number. Copied August 24, 1914, by J. W. Poucher, M.
D., and Mrs. H. N. Bain.
REMARKS: Known as the Akin ground. Restored to order in late years by Mr.
Martin Leach, who has also provided a fund for permanent care.

Akin, Abigail, w. of Peter, d. 7 mo. 16, 1844", a. 70 y.
Akin, Isaac, s. of Peter & Abigail, d. "2 mo 17, 1863", a. 49 y.
Akin, John, s. of Peter & Abigail, d. "3d mo. 28, 1829."
Akin, Jonathan, "8 mo. 16, 1828", a. 92 yr. 24 d.
Akin, Lillius, w. of Jonathan, d. "11 m. 24, 1818", a. 82 y.
Akin, (Peer? Peter?), s. of Peter & Abigail, d. "10 m. 1805".
Akin, Peter, s. of William & Lydia, d. "10th mo. 10th, 1850", a. 1-3-19.
Akin, Peter, d. "12 mo. 2, 1860", a. 89-10-25
Akin, Phebe, dau. of William & Lydia, d. "3d mo. 16th, 1844", a. 1-11-25.
Akin, Sarah, dau. of William & Lydia, b. "9 m. 7, 1846", d. "2m. 21, 1904", a. 57-5-14.
Akin, William, d. 8 mo. 16, 1882", a. 72 y. 23 d.
Akin, William, s. of William & Lydia, d. "6th mo. 24 days".
Ferriss, Matthew, d. "5 mo. 16, 1833", a. 87 y.
Flayharty, Elizabeth, d. "3 mo. 5th, 1859".
Haviland, Isaac, s. of Daniel P. & Lillius, d. "8 mo. 15, 1853", a. 18 y.
Howland, Peleg, d. "5 mo. 10, 1814", a. 62 y.
Leach, Anna, dau. of Moses & Phebe, d. "8th mo. 31st, 1860", a. 34 y.
Leach, Elizabeth F., dau. of Moses & Phebe, d. "5th mo. 17th, 1856", a. 19 y.
Leach, Isaac, s. of Moses & Phebe, d. "7th mo. 22d, 1855", a. 21y.
Leach, Lillius C., dau. of Moses W. & Phebe b. 1829, Aug. 22, d. 1908, Apr. 19.
Leach, Moses W., d. "10th mo. 18th, 1848", a. 50 y.
Leach, Peter A., s. of Moses W. & Phebe, d. "3d mo. 29, 1888", a. 64-2-16.
Leach, Phebe, w. of Moses W., d. "2d mo. 21st, 1858", a. 54 y.
Pendergast, Abigail, w. of Matthew. (No dates).
Shaw, Benanuel, d. "11 mo. 24, 1829", a.96 y.
Shaw, Meriby, w. of Benanuel, d. 1815, a. about 70 y.



NAME: Spencer Burying Ground
CLASSIFICATION: family
LOCATION: ½ mile north on Sout Roafrom Holmes Road (Rt. 292) on the right side of the road (look for mailbox Ruud)
CONDITION: poor (very close to road)
INSCRIPTIONS: 9 + 3 ±field stones
O.S.     1850
REMARKS:  25’ x 60’

1. Spencer, Wesley, s. of Lyman & Esther d. 1848, Sep. 23, a. 16-8-26
2. Spencer, Enoch, d. 1869, June 3, a. 89-11-26
3.Spencer, Belinda, dau. of Enoch& Lydia, d. 1856, Nov. 2, a. 42y. llm
4. Spencer, Rebecca Jane, dau. of Bennett & Mary, d.1854, July21, a. 20-8-12
5. Spencer, Margaret, dau. of Bennett & Mary d. 1J a. 5-9-25
6. Spencer, Harriet, M, dau. of Bennett & Mary, d. 1860, Sep.20, a. 20-4-27
7. Turner, J. Robert, s. of Stephen & Sarah, d. 1861, Dec.22, a. 29-10-22
8. Spencer, Mary, w. of Bennett, d.1863,, Mar. 21, a. 57y.4m
9. Turner, James W, s. of Lyman S.& Polly M., d. 1850, Jan. 12, a. 1 y, 13d
10. Turner, Peter A, d. 1865, Jan.15, a. 28-7-29
11. Turner, Sarah, W. of Stephen, d. 1866, Oct. 12, a. 69-9-16
12. Tuner, Stephen, d. 1873, Dec.9, a. 80-5-25

There are other graves marked with field stones, also unmarked graves. Some stones have been removed.


NAME: Turner Ground

LOCATION: ¼ mile north on South Road from Holmes Rd. (RT.292) is “Valley Road” (now abandoned), go west about 1 mile over rough terrain, after crossing a stream with RR ties, proceed 70 feet, enter break in stone wall, go 100’ up hill to gravesite.
CLASSIFICATION: family
CONDITION: very poor

INSCRIPTIONS: 2 + 15 fieldstones (7-8 graves)         O.S. 1870

REMARKS: 25’ x 50’, owner of property William Pendley, our Committtee the site by two lovely people, Annette and Henry La Fountain (who have since moved away Pawling), several Ludingtons are interred here (one of whom, a boy of 15 yrs., drowned nearby in a bog)

1. Turner, Electa                              68y.                       
                      December 3, 1875
2. Turner, Lewis                                71y.                      
                      November 15, 1870