Located on East Henrietta Rd. in Rush village, just north of the Rte. 251/Rush-Mendon Rd. intersection. There was once an Old Dutch Church located next to the cemetery, to its south.
Inscriptions copied in 1930 by Mary T. Douglas, Irondequoit Chapter, NSDAR, Rochester, NY. They were copied again, Sept. 13, 1992 by June C. Feder of Fairport, NY. Additions or corrections by her are indicated by an asterisk* &/or enclosed in brackets[ ]. Some data from other, older records are enclosed in parentheses ( ). - J. C. Feder, Nov. 2, 2000.
(Note: Many bodies were removed to the Pine Hill Cemetery soon after 1863.)
ABBY, Orrin, son of Alexander and Anna Abby, died May 19, 1841, age 17 yr, 8 mo. & 11 days.*
*BAKER, Charlotte, died Jan. 12, 1840, aged 22 yrs. [on a big, cracked stone lying on its back].
BOUGHTON, Dinah, wife of Lyman, died June 11, 1834, ae 35. [Probably buried elsewhere. See Pratt plot.*]
BROWN, Isaiah, died June 7, 1852, age 58 yr's, 6 mo's & 11 D's.
BEADLE, Sarah, dau of J.M. and Harriet E. Beadle, died March 2, 1855, age 4 yrs. 6 mo.*
BUDD, Mary J., dau of Mrs. Jane Budd, died July 2, 1845, age 2 yrs..*
BUDD, Sarah J., dau. of Mrs. Jane Budd, died July 8, 1843,* age 4* yrs.
CHAMBERLIN, Charlotte, wife of Alvin Chamberlin, died March 1, 1839, age 21 y's, 2 mo. & 13 d's.*
DIXSON, Margaret Webster, wife of Harvey Dixson, died Sept 23, 1830, aged 29 yrs.
GERMAN, Abigail, wife of Ebenezer German, died Feb. 26, 1837, aged 38 years.
GERMAN, Cordelia* Jane, daughter of Ebenezer & Abigail German, died March 13, 1839, aged 14 years.
*GERMAN, Evelyn?, child of E & J. German (no dates.)
*GERMAN, Infant child of E. & J. German (no dates).
GERMAN, Mary, died Sept 8, 1830, aged 1 year & 5 mo.*
GERMAN, Mary, died Oct 26, 1828 aged 6 yrs.
GREEN, Newton R., son of David and Emily Green, died Sept 16, 1852, age 3 (or 5 yrs & 18 days, from another record.) [Stone now quite illegible.]
HEATH, Alvin, died Dec 24, 1851, age 31 y's & 21 D's.* Husband of Annie Provost (wife of Ira Taft).
KIBBY, Julia, wife of Charles A., and dau of Isaiah and Polly Brown, died Dec 2, 1851, age 34 [or 31*].
LEAVITT, Gilman, of the City of Rochester, NY, son of Gilman Leavitt of Portsmoutb, New Hampshire, died in this town [Rush] June 3, 1840, age 52.
LYON, Ann, wife of Henry Lyon, died Jan'y 13, 1834, age 37.
MONTFORT, David C., died Jan 18, 1859, age 68 yr 11 mo.
MONFORT, Celestia Davis, his wife, died Oct 12, 1855, age 55.
MOSIER, Cyrus E., died Aug 19, 1840, age 29.*
MOSIER, Charles D., died Feb 11, 1830, age 3 years & 8 months.*
OOTHOUT (sp?), Anna Merle [or Nicell*], dau. of Samuel A. and Elizabeth [Oethhoft*], born June 28 [29*], 1838, died Aug 16, 1839.
PRATT, Mary, wife of Abram Pratt, died March 25 [23*], 1831 age 69.
PRATT, Abram, died March 23, 1831, aged 69. (from another old record.)
PRATT, Susan, died Aug 27, 1830, aged 29 years.
PRATT, Keziah, died Aug 1, 1836, aged 67 years.
PRATT, Noah, died Jan 13, 1843, age 77 years. [Flag by grave.*]
*In the PRATT plot: In memory of Mrs. DINAH, wife of Lyman BOUGHTON, who died June 11, 1834, aged 35.
SLAUGHTER, Sarah, consort of Rev. W.B. (or W.H. Slaughter), and dau of Rev. Z.J. and E. Buck, died March 7, 1850, age 30 years.
TAFT, Robert, Co. B, 8th N.Y. Cavalry, died Dec 29, 1861, age 36.
(The body of a black man was shipped back by mistake. Mr. Taft's father viewed the remains but never told anyone else for many years until he related the story to James S. Green of Rush, long afterward.)
TAFT, Emeline, dau of Caleb and Hannah [Harriett*] Taft, died Dec 17, 1857, age 17 y'rs, 3 mo's & 1 day.*
WEBB, Adrian B., son of Stephen S.* & Lydia M.*, died Feb. 24, 1846, age 1 yr. 10 mo. & 13 days.
WEBSTER, John, born in Mass., Aug. 14, 1769; died at Rush, Nov. 29, 1841, aged 71 years & 6 mos.*
WEBSTER, Thankful Hazard, wife of John Webster, born in N.Y. March 25, 1775. Died Aug. 26, 1841 in Murray, Orleans Co., NY.
WEBSTER, Nancy Caswell, wife of John C. Webster, died Jan. 23, 1838,* aged 32 years.
WEBSTER, Milton C., son of John C. & Nancy Caswell Webster, died Sept. 18, 1839, aged 12 years.
WEBSTER, Betsey Ann, dau. of H. & E. Webster, died Nov. 18, 1842, age 19 months (or 19 years).
In the WEBSTER plot: Margaret WEBSTER, wife of Harvey Dixson, died Sept. 23, 1830 [or 1836?*] aged 29 yrs.
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