Purple Cemetery, Town of Belfast, Allegany County, NY

"The Purple Cemetery is located 4.8 miles south on White Creek Road (from Route 19) in Belfast.  The cemetery is behind 3 large trees on the left of the road.  There are two small stones with no markings.  The three readable stones are lying flat on the ground.  This record is from the files of Mary Nangle of the Belfast Historical Society"; Transcribed by Mary Rhodes.

Buried here:

Purple, Josiah Died May 12, 1852 Aged 71 Years, 1 Mo 29 Days
Purple, Hannah Wife of Josiah Purple, Died July 1855 Aged 71 Years 5 Mo
Hogeboom, Mary Wife of Christian Hogeboom Died Sept 13, 1826, Aged 26 Years 7 Mo 17 Days. "Come to the Place Where I Lived, As you are now so once was I, As I am now soon you will be, Prepare for death and follow me."