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#107 in the Brookhaven Town Historian's Book - Located on the south side of Old Post Road
Petty Private graveyard, on the hill south side of the Lower Road from Mt
Sinai to Port Jefferson, about 300 feet in the woods nearly opposite the
large rock or boulder, on the north side of said road, and about 1/4 mile
west of the residendce of Joseph Bennett, Mount Sinai. Near the two
graves noted in this record, there is at least one other grave marked with
a small field stone at its head. There are possibly other graves.
(Osborne Shaw abt 1939)
|Capt Elisha Petty
9 Nov 1819 44 yr Drowned
NOTE: Capt. Elisha Petty was a sea Captain. His wife is reported to have remarried and is buried elsewhere. Elizabeth Petty is believed to be his mother. Maria Petty was a daughter of Elisha. Capt Elisha also had three sons: Elisha, Daniel, and Julian. It is not known, at this time (1985), if they were buried in this cemetery.
|Elizabeth Petty 9 Sep 1801 born abt 1736 65 yr Relect of Ezakiel Petty|
|Maria 2 Dec 1819 10th yr Dau of Capt. Elisha Mrs. Julia Petty|