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Leonard HARTER
Sarah Jane RAZEY
Husband:  Leonard HARTER
Birth:  25 Sep 1824/5, Howard, Steuben Co., NY
Death:  2 Mar 1908
Disposition:  buried Brown Hill Cemetery / Maple Hill Cemetery, Cohocton, Steuben Co., NY
Occupation:  farmer
Military Service:  Civil War:  Pvt., Co. G, 169th/189th Rgmt., New York Volunteer Infantry
Father:  Adam HARTER (1799- ) of NY
Mother:  Matilda Adelia "Delia" HELMER (1797/8-    ) of NY

Either our subject was re-buried or the name of the cemetery changed or there's an error in the entry at Find-A-Grave.  Note that I cannot find a Brown Hill Cemetery on a search at Google.

Wife:  Sarah Jane RAZEY
Birth:  11 Jan 1838, Allegany Co., NY
Death:  5 Dec 1892, Cohocton, Steuben Co., NY
Disposition:  buried McDowell Cemetery / Maple Hill Cemetery, Cohocton, Steuben Co., NY
Father:  Robert RAZEY
Mother:  Sarah "Sally" BIGELOW

Either our subject was re-buried or there's an error in the entry at Find-A-Grave because the McDowell Cemetery still exists.

Children born in Cohocton, Steuben Co., NY:
1.  David Henry HARTER, b. 24 Jun 1857; d. 17 May 1949; res. Buffalo, NY
2.  Etram HARTER, b. 29 Sep 1861; d. 16 Apr 1943; m. Nellie TEED; res. Cohocton, NY
3.  Dilla "Dillie" HARTER, b. 20 Aug 1863; d. 12 Dec 1931; m. Harvey G. TEED; res. Springwater, NY
4.  Harriet HARTER, b. 9 May 1868; d. 10 Nov 1927; m. Henry J. BILL; res. Cohocton, NY
5.  Mae F. HARTER, b. 12 Mar 1870; d. 8 May 1948
6.  Dee HARTER, b. 6 Aug 1874; d. 7 May 1949, Wayland, Steuben Co., NY; m. Bertha J. WHITMAN; res. Cohocton, NY
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, New York


1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Leonard HARTER (æ 25, b. NY) is living in Wayland, Steuben Co., NY, with his parents (p. 164B/328), Adam HARTER (æ 52?, b. NY) and Adelia (æ 52, NY), plus siblings.  Sarah RAZEY (æ 12, b. NY) is living in the Town of Almond, Allegany Co., NY, with her parents (q.v.).

3.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #

Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Except for the tombstone images and occasional mention of a death certificate,
this database consists of undocumented patron submissions, so caveat emptor.
Name: Leonard Harter Sarah Jane Razey Harter David Henry Harter Ertram Harter Dillie Harter Harriet Harter Mae F Harter Dee Harter
Birth: 25 Sep 1824
Jan. 11, 1838,
Cattaraugus Co., NY
Jun 24, 1857 29 Sep 1861,
Steuben Co., NY
20 Aug 1863 09 May 1868 Mar 12, 1870,
Steuben Co., NY
06 Aug 1874,
Steuben Co., NY
Death: Mar. 2, 1908,
at home
Dec. 5, 1892,
Steuben Co., NY
May 17, 1949 16 Apr 1943 12 Dec 1931 10 Nov 1927 May 8, 1948,
New York, USA
07 May 1949,
Steuben Co., NY
Burial: Maple View Cemetery
Steuben Co., NY
Maple View Cemetery
Steuben Co., NY
Maple View Cemetery
Steuben Co., NY
      Maple View Cemetery
Steuben Co., NY
Inscription: Co G 169th NY Vol              
Father: Adam Harter Robert Razey (1777-1874) Leonard Harter
Mother: Matilda Sally Bigelow Razey (1793-1880) Sarah Jane Razey
Spouse: Sarah Jane Razey Harter Leonard Harter   Nellie Teed Harvey G. Teed Henry J. Bill   Bertha J. Whitman
Obituary: (unknown paper; boldface added)

Leonard Harter, Aged 83 Years, Died at His Home Sunday Night.

Leonard Harter... died at his home here Sunday night after a weeks' illness of lung trouble...  Leonard Harter was the son of Adam and Matilda Harter and was born in the town of Howard, September 25, 1824. He was one of a family of twelve children... His wife died December 5th, 1883.
Mr. Harter was a veteran of the civil war, having enlisted Sept. 1st, 1864 in Co. G, 189th Regiment N.Y. Vol. Infantry, and served until the close of the war, being discharged on the 30th day of May, 1865. He was a member of E.R. Harris Post, G.A.R. Cohocton...  He is survived by one brother, who resides in South Dakota; a brother who resides in Brown Hill, in the town of Cohocton and sister, Mrs. Willis Adams of Hemlock, and three sons and three daughters, David, of Buffalo; Ertam and Dee, of this village; Mrs. Dilla Teed, of Springwater; Mrs. Henry Bills, of Cohocton and Miss May, of this village with whom he resided, besides several grand-children.
Funeral services were held at the home yesterday morning at 10:30 and interment was in the Brown Hill cemetery.
(Courtesy Leola J. Moore)


(unknown paper; boldface added)

Mrs. Sarah J. Harter, wife of Leonard D. Harter, died at her home on Brown Hill, Monday evening, Dec. 5th, 1892, at 10 o'clock... Mrs. Harter was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Razy. She was born in Allegany county, N.Y. January 11, 18__. Since her marriage, 30 years ago, she has resided on the farm where she died... She leaves to mourn their loss a husband, three sons, David, Ertram and Dee, and three daughters, Mrs. Harvey Teed and Mrs. Henry Bill, of Wayland, and Miss May who resides at home as does also her brother Dee... The funeral services were held in the Presbyterian church in this village this afternoon at one o'clock, the Rev. John Waugh officiating. The burial was in McDowell cemetery.
(Courtesy Leola J. Moore)

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Memorial #: 15444877 15444876 15444874       15444878  
Is "this village" Brown Hill?

New York, Town Clerks' Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War, ca 1861-1865.  New York State Archives, Albany, NY (online at Ancestry.com):
Names: Harter Leonard
Residence: Cohocton Steuben Co NY
Time and Place of Birth: Sept 25 1825 Howard NY
Rank | Regt | Co: Private | 189 Inft | G
When Enlisted: Aug 29 1864
When Mustered and Rank: Sept 7 1864 Private
Enlisted for (Month Year): 1 Y
Place of Enlistment: Cohocton
Race: W
Bounty Paid by Town:  
Bounty Paid by County if disbarred by Supervisor: $800
Relief granted to family by Town:  
Single / Married: M
Names of Parents: Adam
Adelia Helmer
Previous Occupation: Farmer
Promotions, Resignations, Discharges, Deaths, &c, with Dates, Causes, &c.: In the battles in front of Petersburgh and Richmond Post Office [unreadable]
If deceased, state whether by Disease, Accident of on the Field of Battle:  
Give Place of Burial:  
If not deceased and out o fService give present Post Office Address: Cohocton Steuben Co New York
Source: Collection Number (N-Ar) 13774;
Box Number 57; Roll Number 31

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