Podonque is the old spelling of the name of the little community in the town of Rushford, Allegany County, NY, now known and written as “Podunk”. The correct old spelling is over the gate of the cemetery now in use, PODONQUE.
Podonque Cemetery is located on Rt 23 in the Town of Rushford. It sits high on a hill, only the Cemetery sign is visible from the road. It is a well kept, active cemetery.
More information on Podonque Cemetery, including listings, at this link.