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Old Burns (aka Bull Road) Cemetery

Old Burns Cemetery (aka Bull Road Cemetery), Town of Burns, Allegany County, NY

Located on Bull Road, just off Route 961F.  This old cemetery is showing signs of neglect.  Brush and debris were removed from it in 1977, and the cemetery has been kept mowed.  There are many broken markers and many monuments are toppled over on their sides or lying flat on the ground. 

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The following recording was done by former Burns Town Historian Marjorie Mastin, (see accompanying news article and picture) and a handwritten copy was given to the Essential Club Free Library in Canaseraga New York.  This transcription was taken from that record by Mary Rhodes. (2005)

From the Hornell Evening Tribune, October 26, 1977, Page 6

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 RECORDING HISTORY -- Compiling information from grave markers in an old cemetery in Town of Burns are Mrs. Carolyn Oliver, left, a member of the town Bicentennial committee, and Mrs. Marjorie Mastin, Burns Town Historian.  The cemetery which dates back to the early 1800s, is being cleaned up by workers in a CETA program.

OLD BURNS/BULL ROAD CEMETERY ALPHABETICAL INDEX - (click here)

OLD BURNS/BULL ROAD CEMETERY TOMBSTONE PHOTO GALLERY- (click here)

NOTE: "Updated 2006 using an interment list of Burns citizens prepared by Irene Harvey, former Burns Town Historian" by Mary Rhodes;  Additional Update 12/19/2007 based on information received from "Coach" Bob Glover.

 

 

 

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