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Rediscovering Sibbie

A notation on a burial card for Section 98 leads to the final resting place of the last documented slave at the Schuyler Flatts.

Rediscovering Sibbie



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The Book of Burials – At The Flatts

The Book of Burials contains a list of individuals buried at The Flatts, the large Schuyler farm north of Albany.  These burials took place between 1728 and 1755.   They represent only a portion of the total burials in The Flatts cemetery.  The remains, along with a number of headstones, were removed from the Flatts to the Rural Cemetery in 1921.

A more detailed description and history of The Flatts cemetery can be found here.

Joel Munsell’s 1874 transcription of headstones at The Flatts is here.

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The Schuyler Flatts Burial Ground

A page profiling the Schuyler family cemetery at The Flatts has been added to the blog’s main menu.

The Schuyler Flatts Burial Ground

The list of Flatts interments from the Book of Burials and other information will be added to the page in the near future.

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