Rackham Farm

AKA Wright Farm

Town of Carlton, Orleans County, New York

Contributed November 1996 by: Sharon Kerridge,
Orleans County Coordinator, NYGenWeb

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MONK, Betsey 3 Sep 1816 29 Mar 1848 Wife of Abraham MONK
WILSON, Maud M. 16 Aug 1868 5 Oct 1869 Dau of Almeron WILSON & Lovina G.

The "Rackham Farm Cemetery", then known as "a parcel set apart for burying purposes", was sold on 13 July 1869 by Almeron C. Wilson,
his wife Lovina G. Wilson, and Catherine Farnum to a group of 11 local farmers. This was 3 months before Almeron's daughter was buried there.
(See Orleans County deed book 69, page 288.)

The buyers were: Reuben Root, Abel S Barnum, Milo Handy, and Dustin Greeley of Yates and Daniel Root, James Thompson, William Clark,
Harmon Fuller, N.R. Fuller, Alonzo Clark & Alvin Greeley of Carlton.

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