Monday, February 14, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - Vernon (NY) Village Cemetery

Every so often we come across a real “gem” in our research.  My husband came upon the Vernon (NY) Village Cemetery (aka Cooper Cemetery) site when he was doing research on a friend’s family line.  This cemetery of over 1,100 burials has a photo of almost every stone and when available, the obit is included – see below for the obit on Lena Blaskett next to a photo of her stone. We can’t thank Bea Lastowicka enough for her dedication and hard work.  The link will take you to the website of the Vernon Village Cemetery.

Utica Daily Press Monday March 2, 1970
Mrs. Lena S. Blaskett, 85, of 203 Prospect St., Sherrill, widow of George E. Blaskett, died Saturday in her home. The funeral will be from Craig W. Crowell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Vernon Village Cemetery.
Oneida County
New York, USA
Created by: Bea Lastowicka
Record added: Oct 21, 2009 

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