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Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church Yard
A photograph taken by William T. Davis (1862 - 1945) of two headstones in the Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church (now the Son-Rise Interfaith Center) cemetery located on Richmond Road in New Springville, Staten Island. The headstones are made of marble, and are in the memory of James Allen Crocheron (Label #221) and Catherine Crocheron (Label #222). James and Catherine were the children of Henry and Leah Crocheron.
James Allen Crocheron's headstone reads:
"James Allen son of Henry and Leah Crocheron
Died Oct 7th 1830
aged 11 years 1 month 27 days
Near this stone six childrens ashes lie [rest of marker unreadable]."
Most of Catherine Crocheron's headstone is unreadable, except for:
"January 31st 1815
aged 2 years 1 month and 9 days"
Artist: William T. Davis (1862 - 1945)
Medium: Photographic print
Dates: c. 1922
Accession Number: WTD 221.222
Credit: Gift of William T. Davis
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