*Updated: 12 April 2005
Town of Amherst Small
Erie County, New York
(MF) Microfilm (B)
Eggertsville cemeteries were relocated to
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of Amherst Cemeteries
Bondcroft Drive and
Cemetery ~ Main Street at Eggert Road
"The year was 1811- Abraham Miller build a general store
at the corner of Main Street & Eggert Road.
The Community Cemetery was behind the general store.
Abraham and his wife Barbara, were buried there in 1843 and 1873
The location of the remains are unknown , or if there were other
burials in this cemetery".
- Amherst Museum Display (I found
the names listed in Skinnerville Cemetery, dates are
- Eggert Road
(1855) ~ Behind 1317
Main Street. Formerly adjacent to St. Benedict's R.C.
Cemetery ~ Formerly behind brick church on
Main Street between Ivyhurst Road and Koster Row.
- Free Church Cemetery
(1866) Ivy Hurst Road (Ivyhurst) and
- Little Brick Church &
Cemetery Ivy Hurst Road (Ivyhurst) and Koster
"The Little Brick Church and Cemetery" "Just past the "bend" on
Main St, between what is now Ivy Hurst Road (Ivyhurst)
and Koster Row was a little brick church, behind which was a
cemetery. On the map of 1866 it was designated "The Free Church"
and on a map of 1880's the "Union Church". The original cemetery
deed,was dated May 1, 1849, shows that the property was on the
north side of "Macadam Road" (Main Street). It was also know as "The Resting Place",
dedicated for all denominations.
Between 1952 and 1957, the Town of Amherst moved the cemetery
Skinnerville Cemetery. (1849 - 1956) (B)
"A History of
the Town Of Amherst" Erie, County, New York, author, Sue Miller
Young, 1965 Page 59.
- Resting Place (1849) Ivy Hurst Road Ivyhurst) and Koster Row
- Union Church and
Ivy Hurst Road
(Ivyhurst) and Koster Row.
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