August Hawkins and his sister Prudence around 1900


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Unless indicated below, this is a transcript of the original Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities/Town of Brookhaven survey form.  Corrections to obvious typographical and spelling errors have been made.  Corrections to factual errors, updates or comments on the information are either enclosed in [square brackets], or will be clearly indicated as updated material.  Since most of the surveys were conducted in the late 1970's and early 1980's, much of the information reflects that time period. 

Sites with an Inventory Code suffix of "S" are supplemental sites not included in the original surveys.

Historic and Natural Districts Inventory Form

Betsey Rowland Burial Site

 If checked, this is a Supplemental Form, not in the original surveys.

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Inventory Code:   Br09C.1-S  
Prepared Date:   11/15/2005  
Last Modified:   11/15/2005  
Submitter Name:   John Deitz
Submitter Address:   7 Locust Rd.

Brookhaven, NY 11719  
1-Site Name:   Betsey Rowland Burial Site  
2a-County:       2b-Town:   Brookhaven     2c-Village:   Hamlet of Brookhaven
Address:   South Country Rd.  
This site contains a single gravestone: "In Memory of Betsey, Wife of Davis Rowland, died 23 Feby 1846, Aged 44 yrs 7 mos 23 days." It is located approximately 560 ft. south of South Country Rd. and 400 ft. west of Beaver Dam Rd. in an area known as Tarman's Neck. This is #S9 on the Town of Brookhaven Historian's Supplemental Cemetery Listing.  
One of many family burial sites found in Brookhaven Hamlet.  
7-Threats to Area
 By Zoning    By Roads
 By Developers  By Deterioration
 Other  While not visited, this site appears to be on a site now owned by the Post-Morrow Foundation  
8-Local Attitudes Toward the Area
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Prepared By:
  John Deitz  
Supplemental Material