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Tombstone Inscriptions in Greenwich, NY Cemetery




Walter DeRidder

died Dec. 8th, 1806,

in the 67th year of his age.

Thus shall our smouldering members teach,

What now our senses learn

For dust and ashes loudly preach,

Man's infinite concern.



Henry DeRidder

Born May 21, 1804.

Died Sept. 24, 1844.



Daughter of Abraham and Mary DeRidder,

died April 22, 1840, aged 3 years.

Happy infant, early blest.



Jacob V.S. DeRidder

died July 7, 1845,

aged 47 years, 8 months and 13 days.



Catherine Ann Schemerhorn

wife of Henry Deridder

Born April 14, 1808

Died June 24, 1860



In memory of Caroline,

Daughter of Col. Walter and Alida DeRidder

who died March 24, 1838

aged 15 years and 6 months

O happy dead in Thee that sleep,

While o'er their mouldering dust we weep,

O faithful Saviour who shall come

That dust to ransom from the tomb.



John, son of Jacob V.S. and Anna DeRidder

died April 1, 1848

aged 2 years, 11 months, and 18 days.



The Grave of Anneke,

wife of Walter DeRidder

who died April 24, 1807.

Aged 67 years, 1 month and 21 days.

The limbs now lifeless only crave,

A coffin for their bed

With leave to find a silent grave,

And lodge among the dead.



Infant daughter died July 26, 1832

Infant son died Nov. 16, 1840

Rachael, daughter,

died Jan. 22, 1837, 1 year.



In memory of Col. Walter DeRidder,

who died Aug. 25, 1836,

in the 44th year of his age.

Lord when this mortal frame decays,

And every weakness dies

Complete the wonders of thy grace

And raise me to the skies.



The grave of Gertrude,

Daughter of Gen. Simon and Mariah DeRidder,

who departed this life May 19, 1831,

aged 22 years, 9 months and 12 days.

Why do we mourn departed friends

And weep at death's alarms -



In memory of Simon DeRidder,

who died July 13, 1832

aged 66 years, 6 months and 20 days.

I am the resurrection and the life.

He that believeth in me though he were dead yet shall he live.

O happy dead in Thee that sleep,

While o'er their mouldering dust we weep,

O faithful Saviour who shall come

That dust to ransom from the tomb.



Alida Vandenburgh

wife of Walter DeRidder

born Feb. 15, 1798

died Feb. 5, 1855

The Lord is the thought of my life

of whom shall I be afraid



In memory of Maria, wife of Simon DeRidder

died Nov. 13, 1842, aged 73 years.

No sickness or sorrow or pain

Shall ever disquiet her now

For death to her spirit was gain

Since Christ was her life when below.

Her soul has now taken its flight

To mansions of glory above

To mingle with angels of light

And dwell in the kingdom of love.



Levi W. Dickinson

died Aug. 15, 1848

in the 26th year of his age.



Sally, wife of Koert Dubois

died Sept. 13, 1830

aged 29 years, 1 mo., and 4 days.



Experience, wife of Koert Dubois

died Nov. 12, 1841

aged 37 years, 6 months, and 5 days.



Joseph Durham

born May 23, 1770

died April 6, 1850



Julia Marie, daughter of Joseph and

Mary Durham

died Oct. 10th, 1807

aged 7 years and 6 months.



Stephen Durham

died Dec. 24, 1842

in his 42nd year.

Jesus said I am the ressurection

and the life,

He that believeth on me though

he were dead yet shall he live.



Mariam, daughter of A. and E. Dwelle

died Jan. 9, 1837

aged 8 months and 2 days



Charles H., son of A. and E. Dwelle

died Aug. 6, 1850, aged 8 years



Joshua Dyer

Died June 12, 1829

aged 42 years, 9 months and 22 days



Phebe Dyer

Died Oct. 3, 1849

aged 57 years, 3 months and 21 days.

We leave thee here till Christ shall come

The sleep of death to break

Then may'st leave the silent tomb

And in His likeness wake.