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McMichael, Rebecca

Female 1786 - 1861  (75 years)


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Grave of Rebecca McMichael (1786-1861), wife of Joachim VanValkenburg

Watervliet near Guilderland, Albany Co., New York

Status: Located

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VanValkenburgh Farm (private cemetery), Guilderland, NY, Guilderland, Albany Co., New York, USA

Notes: Graves remain unlocated after a site visit in 2011 (but the property was clearly posted "no trespassing").

Update 2013: The property owner kindly submitted photos of the private plot. The previous owners the Armstrongs had maintained the site and the current owners have restored it. Not all markers are legible.

A Memorial - Places of burial and sketches of some Guilderland Soldiers of the War of the Revolution and records of farm burial places in the town of Guilderland, N.Y."; compiled by William A. Brinkman, historian; town of Guilderland; 1946.

"IN THE TOWN OF GUILDERLAND, ALBANY COUNTY, N.Y. On the old VanValkenburgh farm, late Peter Walker, about 1200 feet west of the house,15 stones are visible.

John VanValkenburgh, died 1816. A soldier of the Revolution.
Elizabeth Feek, his wife.

Joachim VanValkenburgh, died October 10, 1852 aged 70 years, 8 months and 4 days.
Rebecca McMichael, his wife, died February 5, 1861 aged 75 years and 11 days.

Rebecca VanValkenburgh, daughter of Alexander died 1843 aged 4 years."

Also here: Jane Livingston (wife of Philip Livingston), Sarah Clay (wife of Abram Coss) and a child of Abram Dyer.

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