Featured Gravestone – Peter V. Bradt

DSC01661Section:  First Presbyterian

Material:  White marble

Rectangular stone with much darkening and erosion to the inscription.  Some chipping to upper right corner.  It features a large urn beneath a stylized willow tree.

Inscription:  In memory of Peter V. Bradt who died Sept. 10, 1844, in the 46th year of his age.

Bradt appears on the 1840 census as a resident of Ward 2 in Albany.  In 1844, the year of his death, he was listed in the city directory as a cartman residing at 275 Washington Avenue.

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