Farr Gravesite, East DeKalb Cemetery, DeKalb, Saint Lawrence County, New York

“The wonder is I didn't see at once.
I never noticed it from here before.
I must be wonted to it–that's the reason.
The little graveyard where my people are!”

-Robert Frost, Home Burial 1915

Farr gravesite, East DeKalb Large Stone

Visible stones in the back row:

Capt. James Farr 1761 - 1831 (with flag)
Susanah Farr 1763 - 1835
LARGE STONE; only inscription is "FARR"
James Farr Jr 1782 - 1842
Elizabeth A. Farr 1791 - 1863

 

The whole plot contains:

Back Row, L to R
Benjamin Farr 1836 - 1923
Martha D wife of Miles Farr 1832 - 1899
Miles Farr 1822 - 1905
Capt. James Farr 1761 - 1831
Susanah Farr 1763 - 1835
LARGE STONE; only inscription is "FARR"
James Farr Jr 1782 - 1842
Elizabeth A. Farr 1791 - 1863
Malvina F. Green 1811-1849
Calista F. Wiser 1818 - 1843
Urilla Farr 1829 - 1850
Joseph Farr 1832 - 1854
Leon P Farr 1868 - 1869

 

Front Row, L to R
Margaret H wife of A.W. 1868 - 1956 (could be 1950)
A.W. Farr 1864 - 1957
Vacant
Vacant
Vacant
Vacant
A Curtis Farr 1931 - 2000 *
Clifford C Farr 1906 - 1976
Doris B. Farr 1910 - [2004] **

* A Curtis Farr 1931 - 2000 (added 26 May 2001)
** Updated 2010; haven't visited the cemetery

 

Based on a survey done by Joe Makowiec, June 1999 and updated 2001 and 2010

From The Master Genealogist's Geobase:

East DeKalb Cemetery, Saint Lawrence County, New York
State/Co FIPS: 36089
Lat: 44°29’N
Long: 75°18’W
USGS Map name: Bigelow
Map Reference: 44075-D3

State/County FIPS: The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the county and state of the feature

Anne Cady has done yeoman service in transcribing each and every grave in East DeKalb. You can also find more Saint Lawrence County cemeteries and other transcriptions at her page.

Click on the link in the poem above to read the entire text at bartleby.com.

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