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Cole Dike Cemetery  ElmValley

Photo supplied by Ron Taylor & edited by William A. Greene (February 2016)

The Cole / Dike Cemetery is located at Elm Valley NY (Originally called "Shoemaker's Corners" - Town of Andover, NY

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This cemetery is burial place of 1st two white settlers in Allegany County and the 1st white death in Allegany County.  Above is headstone, Veteran Marker & D.A.R. Marker at gravesite of Nathaniel Dike, 1st settler in Allegany County who arrived in Spring of 1795. No stone remains visible for Stephen Cole who arrived shortly after Dike, believed to be a son-in-law.

The cemetery is located Behind the 4th house from intersection of Alfred-Elm Valley Road on State Route 417, East of Intersection on North Side of Highway.  To access the cemetery it is necessary to cross private property and is advisable to ask permission before entering.

Below is a listing of all the burials known from various sources.  No sexton's register of this cemetery is available. 

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Updated 1/31/2017 

COLE (DIKE) CEMETERY    
     
NAME BIRTH DEATH
Adams, Eunice Baker 10/20/1800 10/15/1888
Adams, Simon 0/0/1782 6/12/1860
Adams, Willard 12/2/1786 2/18/1837 52yrs.
Adams, Burrill ISN'T BURIED HERE HE IS BURIIED IN POULTNY, RUTLAND CO. VT.
Adams, Rachiel ISN'T BURIED HERE SHE IS BURIED IN   POULTNY, RUTLAND CO. VT.
Baker, Amanda Strong (1st wife of Daniel C.) 9/9/1814 1/26/1832
Baker, Martha Williams (wife of Jessie Baker) 8/6/1873 3/20/1896 23yrs
Brink, Thomas 5/20/1805 7/12/1811 6yrs.1mo.23days
Cole, Albert R. (hus of Cordelia buried elsewhere) 2/13/1843 1/21/1893
Cole, Alfred (son of James and Lois) 8/1/1829 9/8/1831or 7 2yrs1mo.
Cole, Alonzo J. (hus of Effie Cook) 8/17/1858 6/30/1939
Cole, Benjamin G. 11/17/1835 8/17/1907
Cole, Burrell (hus of Mary Brewster) 3/3/1825 11/29/1872
Cole, Cornelia 7/23/1851  
Cole, Daniel (hus of Rachel Barnum) 1st Born *** 2/18/1797 3/31/1870 74yrs.1mo.10days
Cole, James (hus of Lois) 11/5/1780 7/22/1832 51yrs.8mo.17days
Cole, Lois (wife of James) 11/7/1809 10/6/1859
Cole, Mary Brewster (wife of Burrell) 9/3/1834 1/16/1907
Cole, Nathan 9/25/1806 9/6/1856 29yr/11mo.11days
Cole, Rachael Barnum (wife of Daniel Cole) 12/4/1808 1/31/1857 49yr.1mo.27days.
Cole, Stephen 2nd settler in Allegany Co. 1796 ***   NO STONE
Cole, Unknown 2/13/1843 6/21/1893
Dike, Esther R. (wife of Nathaniel) buried in Merwin Cemetery Almond, N.Y.
Dike, Esther R. Burrell (wife of Nathaniel) 0/0/1744 10/11/1818
Dike, Lecity (dau. of Iassc & Pamelia) 9-29-1802 3/8/1803 6mo.6days
Dike, Leotley (dua. Of James & Phebe Pritchard 8/0/1802 3/6/1803
Dike, Lydia (dau. of James & Phebe Pritchard) 2/28/1799 8/2/1801 2yr.5mo.2days
Dike, Nathaniel (Rev. War) 1st Co. settler 1795 *** 3/28/1747 1/31/1813
Dike, Unknown    
Dike, Unknown (child of Phebe)    
Dike, Zeriah (dau. of James & Phebe Pritchard) 2-0-1797 1/21/1798 10mo.5days
Dike, Zeriah 1st person to die in Allegany Co . ***    
Evingham, Clayton E. (son of George & Addie) 0/0/1892 5/14/1906 14yrs.
Evingham, Joseph (son of G. & A. Evingham) 12/0/1888 2/21/1889 1mo. 23days
Hoagland, Sylvia Cole (wife of W.H. Hoagland) 0/0/1840 8/10/1908
Inscription on stone of Azubah Williams lists the names of children    
Nathan C.; Horace H.; Esther (?E)lla; Adam Frank; Eddie V.; Joseph L.; Azubha H. & Martha O.    
Miller, Marguerite 3/19/1911 4/21/1911
Pixley, William 7/10/1753 10/20/1838 85yrs.3mo.10days
Rosebush, Polly R. (wife of William) 12/0/1829 6/14/1879 49yr.5mo.16days
Rosebush, William (hus of Polly)   1/27/1901
Williams, Azubah M. Cole (wife of Joseph) 6/0/1832 6/4/1877 74yrs10mo.20days
Williams, Daniel   12/7/1904 77 yrs.
Williams, Horace H. (buried in Hillside Andover)    
Williams, John R. (son of H.H. & J.R. Cole) 7/25/1887 10/8/1887
Williams, Joseph L. (hus of Azubah Cole) 3/4/1818 2/24/1886 67yr.11mo.20days
Williams, Lloyd (Son of Horace & Jennie Cole) 7/18/1900 10/19/1902

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