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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Litchfield County

Index to Locations

  • Riverton, Barkhamsted Riverton Cemetery
  • Bethlehem Evergreen Cemetery
  • Colebrook Center Cemetery
  • Colebrook Hemlock Cemetery
  • Cornwall Unknown location
  • Cornwall Cornwall Cemetery
  • Goshen Unknown location
  • Goshen Goshen Center Cemetery
  • Harwinton North Cemetery
  • Litchfield East Cemetery
  • Litchfield West Burying Ground
  • New Hartford Pine Grove Cemetery
  • New Milford Center Cemetery
  • Norfolk Unknown location
  • Norfolk Center Cemetery
  • North Canaan Adam Cemetery
  • North Canaan Lower Cemetery
  • North Canaan Mountain View Cemetery
  • East Canaan, North Canaan Hillside Cemetery
  • Plymouth West Cemetery
  • Terryville, Plymouth Old Cemetery
  • Roxbury Great Oak Cemetery
  • Salisbury Salisbury Cemetery
  • Lime Rock, Salisbury Lime Rock Cemetery
  • Sharon Hillside Cemetery
  • Sharon St. Bernard Cemetery
  • Sharon Sharon Burying Ground
  • Thomaston Hillside Cemetery
  • Torrington Hillside Cemetery
  • Torrington St. Francis Cemetery
  • Washington Averill Cemetery
  • Washington Washington Cemetery on the Green
  • New Preston, Washington New Preston Village Cemetery
  • Watertown Evergreen Cemetery
  • Winchester Center, Winchester Winchester Cemetery
  • Winsted Center Cemetery
  • Winsted Forest View Cemetery
  • Winsted New St. Joseph's Cemetery
  • Woodbury Episcopal Church Cemetery
  • Woodbury New North Cemetery
  • Woodbury Woodbury South Cemetery


    Riverton Cemetery
    Riverton, Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Dwight French Ransom (1848-1928) — also known as Dwight F. Ransom — of Riverton, Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Riverton, Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn., August, 1848. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1915-16. Died in Riverton, Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn., November 2, 1928 (age 80 years, 0 days). Interment at Riverton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Sidney Ransom (1803-1873) and Mary Ellen (Coe) Ransom (1818-1864); married to Harriet Rebecca Hart (1853-1922).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Main Street South
    Bethlehem, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James W. Flynn (1860-1933) — of Bethlehem, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Washington, Litchfield County, Conn., February 25, 1860. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bethlehem, 1921-22. Died May 21, 1933 (age 73 years, 85 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Center Cemetery
    Colebrook, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Lorrin Alamson Cooke (1831-1902) — also known as Lorrin A. Cooke — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn.; Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Marlborough, Berkshire County, Mass., April 6, 1831. Republican. Member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1882-84; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1885-87, 1895-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1892; Governor of Connecticut, 1897-99. Congregationalist. Died in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., August 12, 1902 (age 71 years, 128 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Levi Cooke and Amelia (Todd) Cooke; married 1858 to Matilda E. Webster; married 1870 to Josephine Ward.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hemlock Cemetery
    Colebrook, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Clayton Harvey Deming (1866-1932) — also known as Clayton H. Deming — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn.; New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn., January 20, 1866. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colebrook, 1895; defeated, 1920. Died in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., September 21, 1932 (age 66 years, 245 days). Interment at Hemlock Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harvey Deming (1827-1876) and Amorette (Spencer) Deming (1830-1914); married, October 12, 1887, to Almira Ruby Moore (1867-1919); fifth great-grandnephew of Robert Treat; first cousin five times removed of William Greene; second cousin four times removed of William Greene, Jr.; third cousin once removed of Abram Wendell Lansing; third cousin twice removed of Benjamin Earl Bowen (1801-1878); third cousin thrice removed of Ray Greene.
      Political family: Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Cornwall, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Bierce (c.1791-1860) — of Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn. Born about 1791. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Cornwall, 1824-29; member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1837-38. Died in 1860 (age about 69 years). Interment somewhere.


    Cornwall Cemetery
    Cornwall, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
    Abraham Ribicoff Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (1910-1998) — also known as Abraham A. Ribicoff — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in New Britain, Hartford County, Conn., April 9, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1939-42; state court judge in Connecticut, 1941-43, 1945-47; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1949-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1952, 1956, 1960; Governor of Connecticut, 1955-61; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1961-62; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1963-81; defeated, 1952. Jewish. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Died February 22, 1998 (age 87 years, 319 days). Interment at Cornwall Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Richard Blumenthal
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Image source: Connecticut Register and Manual 1950
      Edward Baldwin Whitney (1857-1911) — also known as Edward B. Whitney — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., August 15, 1857. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1909-11; defeated, 1904, 1906; appointed 1909; defeated, 1910; appointed 1910; died in office 1911. Died, of pneumonia, in Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn., January 5, 1911 (age 53 years, 143 days). Interment at Cornwall Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Dwight Whitney; married 1896 to Josepha Newcomb; nephew of Simeon Eben Baldwin; grandson of Roger Sherman Baldwin; great-grandson of Simeon Baldwin; second great-grandson of Roger Sherman; second cousin of Henry de Forest Baldwin (1862-1947); third cousin of Roger Sherman Hoar.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article


    Unknown Location
    Goshen, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Lyman (1749-1802) — of Massachusetts. Born in Connecticut, 1749. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1780; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1795-1800 (4th District 1795-97, at-large 1797-1800). Died in 1802 (age about 53 years). Interment somewhere.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Goshen Center Cemetery
    Goshen, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John M. Wadhams (1870-1941) — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., September 14, 1870. Republican. Banker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen, 1911-12; member of Connecticut state senate 30th District, 1913-14. Died September 17, 1941 (age 71 years, 3 days). Interment at Goshen Center Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    North Cemetery
    Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Abijah Catlin (1805-1891) — of Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn., April 1, 1805. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Harwinton, 1837-39; probate judge in Connecticut, 1841; member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1844; Connecticut state comptroller, 1847-50. Died in Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn., April 14, 1891 (age 86 years, 13 days). Interment at North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abijah Catlin (1779-1836) and Orinda (Williams) Catlin (1783-1860); married, July 5, 1838, to Mary Simonton (1815-1842); married, August 9, 1846, to Mary Welles Abernethy (1823-1905); first cousin once removed of George Smith Catlin; third cousin once removed of Stephen Wright Kellogg (1822-1904); third cousin twice removed of Clement Phineas Kellogg, Theron Ephron Catlin and Orlo Erland Wadhams; third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Burr; fourth cousin of Greene Carrier Bronson.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    East Cemetery
    Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833) — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., January 11, 1760. Connecticut state comptroller, 1788-90; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1795-1800; banker; Governor of Connecticut, 1817-27; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1818. Congregationalist. Accused, by political adversaries in 1800, of setting fire to the State Department, and resigned from the Cabinet in protest against the investigation. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1833 (age 73 years, 141 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oliver Wolcott, Sr. and Laura (Collins) Wolcott; brother of Mary Ann Wolcott (1765-1805; who married Chauncey Goodrich) and Frederick Wolcott; nephew of Erastus Wolcott and Ursula Wolcott (1724-1788; who married Matthew Griswold (1714-1799)); grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); granduncle of Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third great-grandson of William Leete; first cousin of Roger Griswold; first cousin twice removed of John William Allen, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, Christopher Parsons Wolcott and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); first cousin thrice removed of Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott and Alfred Wolcott; first cousin four times removed of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr. and Selden Chapin; first cousin five times removed of James Jermiah Wadsworth and Frederic Lincoln Chapin; first cousin six times removed of James Wadsworth Symington; second cousin once removed of William Pitkin, Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, William Wolcott Ellsworth and Henry Leavitt Ellsworth; second cousin twice removed of Elisha Hunt Allen and George Washington Wolcott; second cousin thrice removed of Edmund Holcomb, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen; second cousin four times removed of Judson H. Warner, Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler and Henry Augustus Wolcott; second cousin five times removed of Alexander Royal Wheeler; third cousin of Daniel Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Enoch Woodbridge, Joseph Silliman (1756-1829) and Timothy Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of Leveret Brainard, Edwin Carpenter Pinney, Roger Calvin Leete and John Robert Graham Pitkin; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root, George Griswold Sill (1829-1907), Frederick Walker Pitkin, George Buckingham Beecher, Luther S. Pitkin and Claude Carpenter Pinney; fourth cousin of Benjamin Tallmadge, Elizur Goodrich, William Woodbridge and Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850); fourth cousin once removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge, Josiah C. Chittenden, Abel Madison Scranton, Frederick Enoch Woodbridge and Joseph Fitch Silliman.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: One Hundredth Anniversary (1919)
      Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797) — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., December 1, 1726. Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1775-78, 1780-84; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-85; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1786-96; Governor of Connecticut, 1796-97; died in office 1797. Congregationalist. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., December 1, 1797 (age 71 years, 0 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767) and Sarah (Drake) Wolcott (1686-1748); brother of Erastus Wolcott and Ursula Wolcott (who married Matthew Griswold (1714-1799)); married, January 21, 1755, to Laura Collins (1732-1794); father of Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Mary Ann Wolcott (1765-1805; who married Chauncey Goodrich) and Frederick Wolcott; uncle of Roger Griswold; great-grandfather of Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); great-granduncle of John William Allen, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, Christopher Parsons Wolcott and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); second great-granduncle of Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott and Alfred Wolcott; third great-granduncle of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr. and Selden Chapin; fourth great-granduncle of James Jermiah Wadsworth and Frederic Lincoln Chapin; fifth great-granduncle of James Wadsworth Symington; first cousin twice removed of Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, William Wolcott Ellsworth and Henry Leavitt Ellsworth; first cousin thrice removed of Elisha Hunt Allen and George Washington Wolcott; first cousin four times removed of Edmund Holcomb, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen; first cousin five times removed of Judson H. Warner, Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler and Henry Augustus Wolcott; first cousin six times removed of Alexander Royal Wheeler; second cousin of William Pitkin; second cousin once removed of Daniel Pitkin; second cousin twice removed of Timothy Pitkin; second cousin thrice removed of Leveret Brainard, Edwin Carpenter Pinney and John Robert Graham Pitkin; second cousin four times removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root, George Griswold Sill (1829-1907), Frederick Walker Pitkin, George Buckingham Beecher, Luther S. Pitkin and Claude Carpenter Pinney; second cousin five times removed of Augustus Brandegee, George Frederick Stone, Clarence Horatio Pitkin, Carroll Peabody Pitkin, Caleb Seymour Pitkin, Harry Kear Wolcott, Eldred C. Pitkin, Henry Merrill Wolcott, Frances Payne Bolton and Harold B. Pinney; third cousin thrice removed of John Arnold Rockwell and Oliver Morgan Hungerford.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The town of Wolcott, Vermont, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Woodville Rockhill (1854-1914) — also known as William W. Rockhill — of Washington, D.C. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 1, 1854. U.S. Minister to Greece, 1897-99; Romania, 1897-99; Serbia, 1897-99; China, 1905-09; U.S. Consul General in Athens, as of 1897-98; U.S. Ambassador to Russia, 1909-11; Turkey, 1911-13. Died in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, December 8, 1914 (age 60 years, 251 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Charles Bartlett Andrews (1834-1902) — also known as Charles B. Andrews — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Sunderland, Franklin County, Mass., November 4, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1868-69; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1878; Governor of Connecticut, 1879-81; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1881-89; chief justice of Connecticut Supreme Court, 1889-1901; resigned 1901; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention from Litchfield, 1902. Died, from heart disease, in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., September 12, 1902 (age 67 years, 312 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Andrew Adams (1736-1797) — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn., January 7, 1736. Lawyer; colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1776-81; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1779-80; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1777-82; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1778; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1781-89; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1789-97; died in office 1797. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., November 26, 1797 (age 61 years, 323 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Adams (1706-1788) and Mary (Fairchild) Adams (1708-1803); married 1765 to Eunice Booth (1746-1797); second great-grandfather of Charles Willoughby Dayton; first cousin thrice removed of Rhamanthus Melville Stocker; first cousin six times removed of Henry Perkins Smith III; second cousin once removed of Nathan Appleton; second cousin thrice removed of Harrison Blodget and Rush Green Leaming; second cousin four times removed of Lucian Dallas Woodruff, Walter Harrison Blodget and George Winthrop Fairchild; second cousin five times removed of Ira R. Wildman, Daniel Parrish Witter and Edmund Park Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Alfred Avery Burnham (1819-1879).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881) — also known as Origen S. Seymour — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., February 9, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1842, 1849-50, 1880; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1850; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1851-55; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1855-63; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1864, 1865; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1870-74; chief justice of Connecticut Supreme Court, 1873-74. Episcopalian. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., August 12, 1881 (age 77 years, 184 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ozias Seymour (1776-1851) and Selima (Storrs) Seymour (1786-1814); brother of Henrietta Sophronia Seymour (who married George Catlin Woodruff (1805-1885)); married, October 5, 1830, to Lucy Morris Woodruff (1807-1894; sister of George Catlin Woodruff (1805-1885)); father of Edward Woodruff Seymour and Morris Woodruff Seymour; nephew of Horatio Seymour (1778-1857) and Henry Seymour; grandson of Moses Seymour; first cousin of Horatio Seymour (1810-1886) and George Seymour; first cousin once removed of Joseph Battell and Horatio Seymour, Jr.; second cousin of McNeil Seymour and Henry William Seymour; second cousin once removed of Norman Alexander Seymour; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Seymour; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of Hezekiah Cook Seymour; third cousin once removed of Silas Seymour, William Chapman Williston and Augustus Sherrill Seymour; third cousin twice removed of Josiah Cowles, Daniel Pitkin and Orlo Erland Wadhams; third cousin thrice removed of Dalton G. Seymour (1908-1981); fourth cousin of David Lowrey Seymour and Thomas Henry Seymour; fourth cousin once removed of Timothy Pitkin, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill and Caleb Seymour Pitkin.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Tallmadge (1754-1835) — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Brookhaven, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., February 25, 1754. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; banker; postmaster at Litchfield, Conn., 1792-1801; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1801-17 (at-large 1801-05, 7th District 1805-07, at-large 1807-09, 7th District 1809-11, at-large 1811-17). Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., March 7, 1835 (age 81 years, 10 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Tallmadge (1725-1788) and Susannah (Smith) Tallmadge (1729-1768); married to Mary Floyd (1764-1805); father of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge; third great-grandson of Thomas Willett and William Leete; first cousin thrice removed of Charles Dunsmore Millard; second cousin of Peter Robert Livingston and Maturin Livingston; second cousin once removed of Pierpont Edwards; second cousin thrice removed of George Landon Ingraham; second cousin four times removed of Daniel Phoenix Ingraham; third cousin of Aaron Burr, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; third cousin once removed of Enoch Woodbridge and Joseph Silliman (1756-1829); fourth cousin of Noah Phelps, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Frederick Wolcott, William Woodbridge and Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850); fourth cousin once removed of Elisha Phelps (1779-1847), Frederick Enoch Woodbridge and Joseph Fitch Silliman.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gideon Hiram Hollister (1817-1881) — also known as Gideon H. Hollister — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Washington, Litchfield County, Conn., December 14, 1817. Lawyer; Litchfield County Clerk of Courts, 1843-46; member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1856; U.S. Minister to Haiti, 1868-69; U.S. Consul General in Port-au-Prince, as of 1868-69; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1880. Died, from heart disease, in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., March 24, 1881 (age 63 years, 100 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Susan Brisbane (1828-1914).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Allen (1763-1812) — also known as John Alling — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass., June 12, 1763. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1793-96; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1797-99; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1800-06; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1800-05. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., July 31, 1812 (age 49 years, 49 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Alling and Esther (Colton) Alling; married, July 29, 1801, to Ursala McCurdy (1778-1821); father of John William Allen; second cousin once removed of Luther Walter Badger and Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875); second cousin twice removed of George Bradley Kellogg and Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918); third cousin of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer and Eli Elmer; third cousin once removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821), Amaziah Brainard and Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward, Chauncey Forward, Anson Levi Holcomb, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Joseph H. Elmer, Leveret Brainard, George Frederick Stone and Allen Jacob Holcomb; third cousin thrice removed of George Buckingham Beecher; fourth cousin of Elijah Boardman, William Bostwick, Daniel Warner Bostwick, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878), Chester William Chapin and Graham Hurd Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of Willard J. Chapin, William Whiting Boardman, Marshall Chapin (1798-1838), John Hall Brockway, John Putnam Chapin and John Milton Thayer.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Woodruff Seymour (1832-1892) — also known as Edward W. Seymour — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., August 30, 1832. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Litchfield, 1859-60, 1870-71; member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1876; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1883-87; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1889. Episcopalian. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., October 16, 1892 (age 60 years, 47 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Origen Storrs Seymour and Lucy Morris (Woodruff) Seymour (1807-1894); brother of Morris Woodruff Seymour; married, May 12, 1864, to Mary Floyd Tallmadge (1831-1917; daughter of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge); nephew of George Catlin Woodruff and Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff (1809-1875); grandson of Morris Woodruff; grandnephew of Horatio Seymour (1778-1857) and Henry Seymour; great-grandson of Moses Seymour; first cousin once removed of Horatio Seymour (1810-1886) and George Seymour; second cousin of Joseph Battell and Horatio Seymour, Jr.; second cousin once removed of McNeil Seymour and Henry William Seymour; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Seymour; second cousin four times removed of William Pitkin; third cousin of Norman Alexander Seymour; third cousin once removed of Hezekiah Cook Seymour; third cousin thrice removed of Josiah Cowles and Daniel Pitkin; fourth cousin of Silas Seymour, William Chapman Williston and Augustus Sherrill Seymour; fourth cousin once removed of David Lowrey Seymour, Thomas Henry Seymour and Orlo Erland Wadhams.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Henry Hubbard (1804-1872) — also known as John H. Hubbard — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn.; Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., March 24, 1804. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1847, 1850; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1863-67; defeated, 1866. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., July 30, 1872 (age 68 years, 128 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Abby Jane Wells (1826-1908); father of John Tomlinson Hubbard (1856-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Augustus Tallmadge (1792-1869) — also known as Frederick A. Tallmadge — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., August 29, 1792. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1837-40; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1847-49. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., September 17, 1869 (age 77 years, 19 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Tallmadge (1754-1835) and Mary (Floyd) Tallmadge (1764-1805); married, May 22, 1815, to Elizabeth Hannah Canfield (1793-1878); father of Mary Floyd Tallmadge (1831-1917; who married Edward Woodruff Seymour); nephew of Nicoll Floyd; grandson of William Anson Floyd; fourth great-grandson of Thomas Willett and William Leete; first cousin of David Gelston Floyd and John Gelston Floyd; second cousin of Charles Albert Floyd; second cousin once removed of Peter Robert Livingston and Maturin Livingston; second cousin twice removed of Pierpont Edwards and Charles Dunsmore Millard; third cousin once removed of Aaron Burr, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; third cousin twice removed of Enoch Woodbridge, Joseph Silliman (1756-1829) and George Landon Ingraham; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Phoenix Ingraham; fourth cousin once removed of Noah Phelps, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Frederick Wolcott, William Woodbridge, Martin Keeler and Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850).
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Catlin Woodruff (1805-1885) — also known as George C. Woodruff — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., December 1, 1805. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Litchfield, Conn., 1832-42, 1842-46; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1851, 1866, 1874; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1861-63. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., November 21, 1885 (age 79 years, 355 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Morris Woodruff and Candace (Catlin) Woodruff (1786-1871); brother of Lucy Morris Woodruff (1807-1894; who married Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881)) and Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff; married, September 28, 1829, to Henrietta Sophronia Seymour (sister of Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881)); uncle of Edward Woodruff Seymour (1832-1892) and Morris Woodruff Seymour; fourth cousin once removed of Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Silas Wright, Jr., Marshall Chapin and James Samuel Wadsworth.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Uriel Holmes (1764-1827) — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., August 26, 1764. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1803-05; Litchfield County Prosecuting Attorney, 1807-14; Litchfield County Judge, 1814-17; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1817-18. Died in Canton, Hartford County, Conn., May 18, 1827 (age 62 years, 265 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Phineas Miner (1777-1839) — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn., November 27, 1777. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1809, 1811, 1813-14, 1816, 1827, 1829, 1835; member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1830-31; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1834-35; probate judge in Connecticut, 1838. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., September 15, 1839 (age 61 years, 292 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Tapping Reeve (1744-1823) — Born in Brookhaven, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., October 1, 1744. Lawyer; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1792; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1798-1815. Founder of the Litchfield Law School, the first law school in the U.S. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., December 13, 1823 (age 79 years, 73 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abner Reeve (1708-1798) and Deborah (Topping) Reeve (1717-1759); married to Sarah Burr (1754-1797; sister of Aaron Burr (1756-1836)) and Elizabeth Thompson (1774-1842).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York; Cornell-Schilplin-Washburn-Burr family of New York; Berrien-Burr-Bartow-Biddle family of Pennsylvania; Hamlin-Bemis-Stowell-Appleton family of Bangor, Maine (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Wolcott (1767-1837) — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., November 2, 1767. Postmaster at Litchfield, Conn., 1801-02; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1810-18; member of Connecticut state senate at-large, 1819-22. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., May 28, 1837 (age 69 years, 207 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Oliver Wolcott, Sr. and Laura (Collins) Wolcott (1732-1794); brother of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Mary Ann Wolcott (1765-1805; who married Chauncey Goodrich); married, October 12, 1800, to Elizabeth 'Betsey' Huntington (1774-1812); married, June 21, 1815, to Sarah Worthington 'Sally' Goodrich (1784-1842); nephew of Erastus Wolcott; grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); grandfather of Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third great-grandson of William Leete; first cousin of Roger Griswold; first cousin twice removed of John William Allen, James Samuel Wadsworth, Henry Titus Backus, Christopher Parsons Wolcott and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); first cousin thrice removed of Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott and Alfred Wolcott; first cousin four times removed of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr. and Selden Chapin; first cousin five times removed of James Jermiah Wadsworth and Frederic Lincoln Chapin; first cousin six times removed of James Wadsworth Symington; second cousin once removed of William Pitkin, Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; second cousin twice removed of Elisha Hunt Allen and George Washington Wolcott; second cousin thrice removed of Edmund Holcomb, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, William Fessenden Allen and Frederick Hobbes Allen; second cousin four times removed of Judson H. Warner, Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler and Henry Augustus Wolcott; second cousin five times removed of Alexander Royal Wheeler; third cousin of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799) and Daniel Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Enoch Woodbridge, Joseph Silliman (1756-1829) and Timothy Pitkin; third cousin twice removed of Leveret Brainard, Roger Calvin Leete, Edwin Carpenter Pinney and John Robert Graham Pitkin; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root, George Griswold Sill, Frederick Walker Pitkin, George Buckingham Beecher, Luther S. Pitkin (1849-?) and Claude Carpenter Pinney; fourth cousin of Benjamin Tallmadge, Elizur Goodrich, William Woodbridge and Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850); fourth cousin once removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge, Josiah C. Chittenden, Abel Madison Scranton, Frederick Enoch Woodbridge and Joseph Fitch Silliman.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    West Burying Ground
    Litchfield, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Jedediah Strong (1738-1802) — of Connecticut. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., November 7, 1738. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1771-1801, 1779-88; county judge in Connecticut, 1780-91; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1782-84; delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1789-90. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., August 21, 1802 (age 63 years, 287 days). Interment at West Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    New Hartford, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward M. Chapin (1833-1896) — of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn., September 5, 1833. Member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1872. Died in New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn., December 19, 1896 (age 63 years, 105 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hermon Chapin (1799-1866) and Catherine (Merrill) Chapin (1805-1873); married, June 16, 1856, to Mary E. Pike (1833-1915); first cousin thrice removed of John Adams; second cousin once removed of Arthur Chapin; second cousin twice removed of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848); second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams and Denwood Lynn Chapin; third cousin once removed of Willard J. Chapin, George Washington Adams and Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886); third cousin twice removed of Joseph Allen; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington and Daniel Chapin; fourth cousin of Alphonso Taft, Alexander Wheelock Thayer, John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; fourth cousin once removed of Greene Carrier Bronson (1789-1863), Eli Thayer, John Milton Thayer, Charles Phelps Taft, William Howard Taft, Henry Waters Taft, Alexander Cook Thayer and Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Center Cemetery
    Poplar Street
    New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Elijah Boardman (1760-1823) — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., March 7, 1760. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1803-05, 1816; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1818; member of Connecticut state senate at-large, 1819-20; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1821-23; died in office 1823. Died in Boardman, Mahoning County, Ohio, August 18, 1823 (age 63 years, 164 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sherman Boardman (1728-1814) and Sarah (Bostwick) Boardman (1730-1818); married, September 25, 1792, to Mary Anna Whiting (1767-1848); father of William Whiting Boardman; great-grandfather of Mabel Thorp Boardman; first cousin of William Bostwick and Daniel Warner Bostwick; second cousin once removed of Jabez Bostwick; second cousin twice removed of Ezra Bostwick; second cousin thrice removed of Elias William Bostwick, Edward Everett Bostwick, Abel Arthur Bostwick and Charles Francis Bostwick; third cousin once removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821); fourth cousin of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, John Allen, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878), Chester William Chapin and Graham Hurd Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard, Luther Walter Badger, Willard J. Chapin, Daniel Kellogg, Eli Thacher Hoyt, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, Marshall Chapin (1798-1838), John Hall Brockway, John William Allen, John Putnam Chapin, John Milton Thayer, Henry Purdy Day and Edmund Day.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Perry Smith (1783-1852) — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn., May 12, 1783. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Milford, 1822-23, 1835-36; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1837-43. Died in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., June 8, 1852 (age 69 years, 27 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Orange Merwin (1777-1853) — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., April 7, 1777. Democrat. Farmer; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1818; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Milford, 1820, 1838; member of Connecticut state senate at-large, 1821-24; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1825-29; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1831. Died in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., September 4, 1853 (age 76 years, 150 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Elliott Stewart (1824-1904) — also known as Thomas E. Stewart — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 22, 1824. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 7th District, 1865-66; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1867-69. Died January 9, 1904 (age 79 years, 109 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Stanley Addis (1889-1937) — also known as John S. Addis — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., April 4, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Milford, 1911-16; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee); delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment 32nd District, 1933; Connecticut state treasurer, 1935-37; died in office 1937. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a heart attack, in the town clerk's office, New Milford Town Hall, New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., September 29, 1937 (age 48 years, 178 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Frederick Addis and Harriet (Warner) Addis; married to Dorothy Crowell; third great-grandnephew of Roger Sherman; second cousin thrice removed of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, William Maxwell Evarts and George Frisbie Hoar; third cousin twice removed of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar, Maxwell Evarts and Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?); fourth cousin once removed of Chauncey Mitchell Depew and Roger Sherman Hoar.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nicholas Staub (1841-1907) — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in France, January 1, 1841. Democrat. Merchant; farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Milford, 1876, 1884-85, 1903-04; defeated, 1904; member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1886-88; Connecticut state comptroller, 1891-95. Died January 5, 1907 (age 66 years, 4 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Nancy J. Peck (1842-1931).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Andrew B. Mygatt (1820-1901) — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born October 31, 1820. Merchant; banker; member of Connecticut state senate 16th District, 1860-61. Died March 30, 1901 (age 80 years, 150 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Caroline Canfield (1820-1890).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Frederick Addis (1860-1931) — also known as John F. Addis — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., October 31, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1920; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1922-30; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1924. Died in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., January 31, 1931 (age 70 years, 92 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jane E. (Turrill) Addis (1823-1867) and John W. Addis (1831-1899); married 1899 to Harriet Warner; father of John Stanley Addis; second great-grandnephew of Roger Sherman; second cousin twice removed of Roger Sherman Baldwin, Sherman Day, Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, William Maxwell Evarts and George Frisbie Hoar; third cousin once removed of Simeon Eben Baldwin, Rockwood Hoar, Sherman Hoar, Maxwell Evarts and Arthur Outram Sherman (1864-?); fourth cousin of Chauncey Mitchell Depew and Roger Sherman Hoar; fourth cousin once removed of John Adams Dix and Archibald Cox.
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Myron B. Disbrow (1868-1950) — of Bridgewater, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., 1868. Democrat. Traveling salesman; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bridgewater, 1915-16. Died in 1950 (age about 82 years). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Sylvia P. Beach (1865-1948).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Sidney E. O'Donoghue — U.S. Vice Consul in Athens, as of 1922; Prague, as of 1924; U.S. Consul in Malta, as of 1926-29. Interment somewhere.


    Center Cemetery
    Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederic Collin Walcott (1869-1949) — also known as Frederic C. Walcott — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New York Mills, Oneida County, N.Y., February 19, 1869. Republican. Manufacturer; banker; member of Connecticut state senate, 1925-27; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1932; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1929-35; defeated, 1934. Presbyterian. Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., April 27, 1949 (age 80 years, 67 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Wickham Welch (1818-1892) — also known as William W. Welch — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., December 10, 1818. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1848-50, 1869, 1881; member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1851-52; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1855-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1864. Died in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., July 30, 1892 (age 73 years, 233 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Augustus Pettibone (1766-1847) — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., February 12, 1766. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norfolk, 1820, 1822-25, 1828; member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1830-31. Died in Connecticut, October 4, 1847 (age 81 years, 234 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Giles Pettibone (1735-1810) and Daziah (Humphrey) Pettibone (1740-1774); half-brother of Rufus Pettibone; married, August 14, 1826, to Susan Lawrence; first cousin four times removed of Bankson Taylor Holcomb and Thomas Holcomb, Jr.; second cousin of Amos Pettibone; second cousin once removed of Noah Phelps and Augustus Herman Pettibone (1835-1918); third cousin of Hezekiah Case and Elisha Phelps; third cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Norman A. Phelps and John Smith Phelps; third cousin twice removed of Asahel Pierson Case, Hiram Bidwell Case, Selah Merrill and William Walter Phelps; third cousin thrice removed of Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler, Joseph Wells Holcomb, William Lucius Case, Arthur Burnham Woodford, Sheffield Phelps and Burton Everett Hoskins.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Amos Pettibone (1786-1864) — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., February 19, 1786. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norfolk, 1826-27, 1829-30. Died in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., August 29, 1864 (age 78 years, 192 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Pettibone (1743-1816) and Martha (Phelps) Pettibone (1747-1823); married, June 30, 1811, to Nancy Grant (1788-1833); married to Julia Pettibone (1787-1876); first cousin once removed of Augustus Herman Pettibone (1835-1918); first cousin twice removed of Noah Phelps; second cousin of Augustus Pettibone and Rufus Pettibone; second cousin once removed of Elisha Phelps and Asahel Pierson Case; second cousin twice removed of Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler and Arthur Burnham Woodford; second cousin thrice removed of Alexander Royal Wheeler and Donald Barr Chidsey; second cousin four times removed of Bankson Taylor Holcomb and Thomas Holcomb, Jr.; third cousin of Hezekiah Case, Norman A. Phelps and John Smith Phelps; third cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams and William Walter Phelps; third cousin twice removed of Hiram Bidwell Case, Selah Merrill, Allen Jacob Holcomb and Sheffield Phelps; third cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards, Joseph Wells Holcomb, William Lucius Case, Burton Everett Hoskins and Phelps Phelps; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Trumbull and Lancelot Phelps.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles E. Hotchkiss (1859-1944) — of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., July 30, 1859. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Norfolk, 1912. Died in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Conn., September 7, 1944 (age 85 years, 39 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Luther Hotchkiss (1823-1896) and Jennette Croswell (Smith) Hotchkiss (1830-1901); married 1881 to Ada Lucy R. Curtiss (1850-1910); third cousin of James Levi Hotchkiss; fourth cousin once removed of Ambrose Tuttle (1784-1865).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Adam Cemetery
    North Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Forbes Adam (1783-1854) — also known as Samuel F. Adam — of Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn., June 1, 1783. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canaan, 1825, 1827-28. Died in Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn., May 2, 1854 (age 70 years, 335 days). Interment at Adam Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Adam and Abigail (Forbes) Adam; married, April 17, 1805, to Mary Sampson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lower Cemetery
    North Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Miles Tobey Granger (1817-1895) — also known as Miles T. Granger — of Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New Marlborough, Berkshire County, Mass., August 12, 1817. Democrat. Lawyer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1849-67; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1857; member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1866-67; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1867-76; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1876-87; resigned 1887; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1887-89. Died in North Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn., October 21, 1895 (age 78 years, 70 days). Interment at Lower Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Mountain View Cemetery
    North Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
    J. Henry Roraback John Henry Roraback (1870-1937) — also known as J. Henry Roraback — of North Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., April 5, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924 (speaker), 1928, 1932, 1936 (member, Arrangements Committee); Connecticut Republican state chair, 1912-37; member of Republican National Committee from Connecticut, 1924-32; president, Connecticut Light and Power Co., 1925-37; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1932-36. With his health compromised and activities limited by a severe streptococcus infection, he killed himself by gunshot, while sitting in his car near his hunting lodge, in Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn., May 19, 1937 (age 67 years, 44 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Christian Roraback (1818-1893) and Maria L. (Hoysdradt) Roraback (1826-1904); brother of Alberto T. Roraback; married 1896 to Mary Louise Parsons; first cousin of Willard Andrew Roraback (1860-1928); first cousin thrice removed of Andrew W. Roraback; fourth cousin once removed of Emory Rasmussen Roraback.
      Political family: Roraback family of Connecticut.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Official Report of the 21st Republican National Convention (1936)


    Hillside Cemetery
    East Canaan, North Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Spellman Roberts (1842-1923) — also known as Edward S. Roberts — of East Canaan, North Canaan, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., April 15, 1842. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; school teacher; creamery business; bank director; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1875, 1889; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1901; Connecticut state treasurer, 1913-15. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Grand Army of the Republic; Grange. Died April 9, 1923 (age 80 years, 359 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Roberts and Hannah (Spellman) Roberts; married, September 4, 1867, to Lois Jane Briggs.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    West Cemetery
    Plymouth, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Wilbert Nelson Austin (1859-1943) — also known as Wilbert N. Austin — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn.; Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., June 23, 1859. Democrat. Livery business; trucking business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plymouth, 1891, 1899-1900, 1931-36, 1941-42; defeated, 1906, 1910. Episcopalian. Died in Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn., May 20, 1943 (age 83 years, 331 days). Interment at West Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, December 20, 1882, to Minnie Ida Mattoon (1861-1945).


    Old Cemetery
    Terryville, Plymouth, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      John Calhoun Lewis (1800-1849) — also known as John C. Lewis — of Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn., December 29, 1800. Whig. Dry goods merchant; lawyer; lock manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plymouth, 1849; died in office 1849; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1849; died in office 1849. Died November 21, 1849 (age 48 years, 327 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Lewis and Sarah Ann (Calhoun) Lewis (1781-1840); brother of Henry Gould Lewis; married, September 15, 1824, to Anna P. Hopkins (1806-1842); married, July 4, 1844, to Mary (Warner) Lord (1805-1881); second cousin twice removed of Jonathan Brace; third cousin once removed of Thomas Kimberly Brace; fourth cousin of Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Levi Yale and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Albert Gallatin Kellogg, James Rood Doolittle, Russell Sage, George Bradley Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Levi Bacon Yale, Charles Kellogg, Robert Cleveland Usher and Charles M. Hotchkiss.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Great Oak Cemetery
    Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur Asher Miller (1915-2005) — also known as Arthur Miller — of Roxbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 17, 1915. Democrat. Playwright; author of such plays as "Death of a Salesman" and "The Crucible"; received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1949; because he was suspected of ties to Communist organizations, his passport was denied in 1954; compelled to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1956; he refused to name his political colleagues, and was found guilty of contempt of Congress in 1957; the conviction was overturned on appeal; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1968. Agnostic. Jewish ancestry. Died in Roxbury, Litchfield County, Conn., February 10, 2005 (age 89 years, 116 days). Interment at Great Oak Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isidore Miller and Augusta (Barnett) Miller; brother of Joan Copeland (actress); married, August 5, 1940, to Mary Grace Slattery (divorced 1956); married, January 29, 1956, to Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962; actress; divorced 1961); married, February 17, 1962, to Inge Morath (1923-2002).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Salisbury Cemetery
    Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonathan Scoville (1830-1891) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., July 14, 1830. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1880-83; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1884-85. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 4, 1891 (age 60 years, 233 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexander Hamilton Holley (1804-1887) — also known as Alexander H. Holley — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Lakeville, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., August 12, 1804. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1854-55; Governor of Connecticut, 1857-58; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1860. Died in Lakeville, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., October 2, 1887 (age 83 years, 51 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Alexander Hamilton
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frederick Miles (1815-1896) — of Chapinville, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., December 19, 1815. Republican. Merchant; iron manufacturer; member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1878-79; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1879-83, 1889-91; defeated, 1886, 1890, 1892; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1880 (alternate), 1884, 1888 (alternate). Died in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., November 20, 1896 (age 80 years, 337 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Church (1785-1854) — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., February 4, 1785. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salisbury, 1820-21, 1823-24, 1829, 1831; member of Connecticut state senate at-large, 1825-27; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1833-54; died in office 1854. Died in Newtown, Fairfield County, Conn., September 15, 1854 (age 69 years, 223 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      MacNeil Mitchell (1905-1996) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y., July 18, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1938-46 (New York County 10th District 1938-44, New York County 1st District 1945-46); member of New York state senate 20th District, 1947-64; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960, 1964. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died of pneumonia at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 17, 1996 (age 91 years, 152 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery.
      Albert Barton Landon (1863-1933) — also known as Albert B. Landon — of Lakeville, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn.; Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., September 6, 1863. Republican. Cattle dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salisbury, 1901-04, 1921-26. Died in Litchfield County, Conn., February 12, 1933 (age 69 years, 159 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Heath Landon (1836-1928) and Mary (Barton) Landon (1837-1905); married to Carrie Louise Bissell (1866-1957); first cousin once removed of Judson Stuart Landon (1832-1905).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lime Rock Cemetery
    Lime Rock, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Barnum (1818-1889) — also known as William H. Barnum; "Seven Mule Barnum" — of Lime Rock, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Boston Corner, Berkshire County, Mass. (now Columbia County, N.Y.), September 17, 1818. Democrat. Pig iron manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1851; postmaster at Lime Rock, Conn., 1851-67; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1867-76; member of Democratic National Committee from Connecticut, 1876-88; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1880-88; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1876, 1880 (speaker), 1884, 1888 (speaker); U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1876-79. Died in Lime Rock, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., April 30, 1889 (age 70 years, 225 days). Interment at Lime Rock Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Milo Barnum (1790-1860) and Laura (Tibbals) Barnum (1796-1880); married, December 7, 1847, to Charlotte Anne Burrall (1819-1895); father of Charles William Barnum; second cousin once removed of Barzillai Bulkeley Kellogg; second cousin four times removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin once removed of Philo Fairchild Barnum and Phineas Taylor Barnum (1810-1891); third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington, Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of Luther Hotchkiss, Jonathan Stratton, Chauncey Fitch Cleveland and John Greenleaf Whittier.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    Hillside Cemetery
    Cemetery Hill Road
    Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Cotton Smith (1765-1845) — of Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., February 12, 1765. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1800, 1806-09; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1800, 1806-09; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1800-06 (at-large 1800-05, 6th District 1805-06); member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1809; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1809-11; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1811-13; Governor of Connecticut, 1812-17. Died in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., December 7, 1845 (age 80 years, 298 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cotton Mather (Puritan minister); married to Margaret Evertson (1764-1837; daughter of Jacob Evertson (1734-1807)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isaac N. Bartram (1838-1913) — of Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Redding, Fairfield County, Conn., 1838. Democrat. Builder; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1868, 1872, 1876, 1886-87; member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1889-90. Died November 18, 1913 (age about 75 years). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Asahel Augustus Hotchkiss (1799-1885) — also known as Asahel A. Hotchkiss — of Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., June 30, 1799. Member of Connecticut state senate 17th District, 1863-64. Died in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., April 21, 1885 (age 85 years, 295 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Phebe (Merriman) Hotchkiss (1759-1829) and Asahel Hotchkiss (1760-1841); married, October 3, 1821, to Althea Guernsey (1799-1864); first cousin of Gideon Hotchkiss; second cousin of Julius Hotchkiss and Giles Waldo Hotchkiss; second cousin once removed of Hobart L. Hotchkiss; third cousin once removed of Harley D. Hotchkiss; third cousin twice removed of Philip Frisbee; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); fourth cousin once removed of Elijah Abel, Luther Hotchkiss, Ambrose Tuttle, Bela Edgerton, Thaddeus Betts, Philo Beecher Buckingham and Arthur H. Doolittle.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut; Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel R. Gager (1763-1835) — of Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., May 28, 1763. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sharon, 1821-22, 1829. Died in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., August 4, 1835 (age 72 years, 68 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jason Gager (1738-1833) and Zervia (Roberts) Gager (1743-1767); married, May 4, 1804, to Lucretia Gay (1782-1856); first cousin once removed of Samuel Gager; first cousin thrice removed of Herman Arod Gager and Harry Andrews Gager; second cousin of Samuel Austin Gager; second cousin once removed of Simeon Baldwin; third cousin of Ebenezer Huntington and Roger Sherman Baldwin; third cousin once removed of David Waterman, Jabez Williams Huntington (1788-1847) and Simeon Eben Baldwin; third cousin twice removed of Thomas Glasby Waterman and Clement Phineas Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Roger Wolcott.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Bernard Cemetery
    Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      William Frank Buckley, Jr. (1925-2008) — also known as William F. Buckley, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 24, 1925. Conservative. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1965. Catholic. Irish and Swiss ancestry. Member, Skull and Bones. Leader of the conservative movement; founder and editor of National Review magazine; author and lecturer; host of television news show "Firing Line"; recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 18, 1991. Died, probably of diabetes and emphysema, in Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn., February 27, 2008 (age 82 years, 95 days). Cremated; ashes interred at St. Bernard Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Frank Buckley, Sr. (1881-1958) and Aloise (Steiner) Buckley (1895-1985); brother of James Lane Buckley and Patricia Lee Buckley (1927-2008; who married Leo Brent Bozell (1926-1997)); married 1950 to Patricia Alden Austin Taylor (1926-2007).
      Political family: Buckley family of New York and Connecticut.
      Cross-reference: Frederic R. Coudert, Jr.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by William F. Buckley, Jr.: Getting It Right (2003) — God and Man at Yale : The Superstitions of 'Academic Freedom' (1951) — Spytime : The Undoing of James Jesus Angleton (2000) — Nearer, My God : An Autobiography of Faith (1997) — The Lexicon : A Cornucopia of Wonderful Words for the Inquisitive Word Lover (1998) — Airborne : A Sentimental Journey (1984) — In Search of Anti-Semitism (1992) — Brothers No More (1995) — Up From Liberalism (1959) — The Committee and its critics : a calm review of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (1962) — Elvis in the Morning (2001) — Execution eve, and other contemporary ballads (1975) — Four reforms : a guide for the seventies (1973) — Gratitude : reflections on what we owe to our country (1990) — Nuremberg : the reckoning (2002) — Overdrive : a personal documentary (1983) — United Nations Journal : A Delegate's Odyssey (1974) — The unmaking of a mayor (1966) — Ronald Reagan: An American Hero (2001) — The Reagan I Knew (2008)
      Fiction by William F. Buckley, Jr.: Stained Glass : A Blackford Oakes Novel — Marco Polo, If You Can : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — Saving the Queen : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — See You Later, Alligator : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — Tucker's Last Stand : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — Mongoose, R.I.P. : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — A Very Private Plot : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — High Jinx : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — Who's on First : A Blackford Oakes Mystery — The Redhunter : a novel based on the life of Senator Joe McCarthy
      Books about William F. Buckley, Jr.: John B. Judis, William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives — Lee Edwards, William F. Buckley Jr.: The Maker of a Movement — Carl T. Bogus, Buckley: William F. Buckley Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatism
      Critical books about William F. Buckley, Jr.: David Miller, Chairman Bill: A Biography of William F. Buckley, Jr.
      Edward August Pequigney (1859-1941) — also known as E. August Pequigney — of Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, 1859. Democrat. Dairy farmer; first selectman of Sharon, Connecticut, 1901; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Sharon, 1904, 1906, 1920. French ancestry. Died in Connecticut, 1941 (age about 82 years). Interment at St. Bernard Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henriette (Devaux) Pequigney (1823-1910) and August Pequigney (1832-1908); married to Catherine 'Kate' Griffin (1864-1940).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Sharon Burying Ground
    Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Ansel Sterling (1782-1853) — of Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., February 3, 1782. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sharon, 1820-21, 1825-26, 1829, 1835-37; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1821-25. Died in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., November 6, 1853 (age 71 years, 276 days). Interment at Sharon Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Brother of Micah Sterling (1784-1844).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hillside Cemetery
    Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Frederick Webster (1853-1896) — also known as Daniel F. Webster — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., March 14, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Waterbury, Conn., 1892-94; member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1895-96; died in office 1896. Died, from peritonitis, in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., October 31, 1896 (age 43 years, 231 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelia Clarissa (Loomis) Webster and Frederick Buel Webster (1830-1862); married, June 26, 1879, to Elizabeth Rogers Fox; second cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Brace; second cousin four times removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin twice removed of Thomas Kimberly Brace; third cousin thrice removed of Luther Hotchkiss, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter; fourth cousin of Theron Ephron Catlin; fourth cousin once removed of Asa H. Otis, Russell Sage (1816-1906) and Henry DeWitt Hotchkiss.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hillside Cemetery
    76 Walnut Street
    Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Mason Turner Mason Turner (1891-1978) — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 28, 1891. Hardware store clerk; U.S. Vice Consul in Colombo, as of 1926; U.S. Consul in Colombo, as of 1927-28; Paris, as of 1929-30; Malta, as of 1932; Callao-Lima, as of 1938-40; Perth, 1941-46. Died in Polk County, Fla., December 20, 1978 (age 87 years, 206 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Luther Guiteau Turner (1845-1924) and Mary Louise (Stearns) Turner; married, April 7, 1928, to Decea Isabel Annie Cates; third cousin thrice removed of Edwin Denison Morgan (1811-1883).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Image source: The West Australian, September 18, 1941


    St. Francis Cemetery
    Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Morris B. Hogan (1902-1989) — of Burlington, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn., February 22, 1902. Republican. Farmer; cider mill owner; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Burlington, 1937-40, 1955-64; defeated, 1930, 1940. Died September 27, 1989 (age 87 years, 217 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mabel Casson (1906-1984).


    Averill Cemetery
    Kinney Hill Road
    Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Heman O. Averill (1856-1923) — of Washington Depot, Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Washington, Litchfield County, Conn., 1856. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1891; member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1895-96. Died in 1923 (age about 67 years). Interment at Averill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Washington Cemetery on the Green
    Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Orville Hitchcock Platt (1827-1905) — also known as Orville H. Platt — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Washington, Litchfield County, Conn., July 19, 1827. Republican. Lawyer; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1857-58; member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1861-62; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1864, 1869; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1869; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1864, 1868; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1879-1905; died in office 1905. Died, from pneumonia, in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., April 21, 1905 (age 77 years, 276 days). Interment at Washington Cemetery on the Green.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Gould Platt (1797-1871) and Almyra (Hitchcock) Platt; married, May 15, 1850, to Ann Bull; married, April 29, 1897, to Jeannie P. (Smith) Hoyt; nephew of Samuel Johnson Hitchcock (1786-1845).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Chapin Brinsmade (1852-1930) — also known as John C. Brinsmade — of Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., August 24, 1852. Republican. School principal; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Washington, 1893-94, 1909-10; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902; member of Connecticut state senate 32nd District, 1911-12. Died August 21, 1930 (age 77 years, 362 days). Interment at Washington Cemetery on the Green.
      Relatives: Son of William Bartlett Brinsmade (1819-1880) and Charlotte Blake (Chapin) Brinsmade (1824-1900); married to Mary Gold Gunn (1853-1939).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    New Preston Village Cemetery
    New Preston, Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
      Myron E. Cable (1852-1931) — of Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in 1852. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Washington; elected 1926. Died in 1931 (age about 79 years). Interment at New Preston Village Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Frederick Whittlesey (1799-1851) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in New Preston, Washington, Litchfield County, Conn., June 12, 1799. Lawyer; Monroe County Treasurer, 1829-30; U.S. Representative from New York, 1831-35 (27th District 1831-33, 28th District 1833-35); Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1847-48; law professor. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., September 19, 1851 (age 52 years, 99 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.; cenotaph at New Preston Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of William Seward Whittlesey; cousin *** of Elisha Whittlesey (1783-1863) and Thomas Tucker Whittlesey.
      Political family: Whittlesey family of New York and Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      William C. Hungerford (1867-1943) — of Oakville, Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Watertown, Litchfield County, Conn., 1867. Republican. Dairy farmer; postmaster; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Watertown, 1923-34, 1937-40; member of Connecticut state senate, 1935-36. Died in 1943 (age about 76 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George F. Hungerford (1833-1903) and Angeline C. (Dains) Hungerford (c.1832-1909); married to Ida M. Boentgen (1868-1923); second cousin thrice removed of Orville Hungerford; third cousin thrice removed of Amaziah Brainard; fourth cousin once removed of Oliver Morgan Hungerford (1827-1888).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Conger-Hungerford family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Winchester Cemetery
    Winchester Center, Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Alvah Nash (1793-1880) — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn., September 26, 1793. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1829-30. Died in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., November 30, 1880 (age 87 years, 65 days). Interment at Winchester Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Nash (1758-1835) and Esther (Whiting) Nash (1763-1835); married, March 16, 1819, to Rebecca Sage (1794-1878); fourth great-grandnephew of John Winthrop (1606-1676); fifth great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649); first cousin five times removed of Fitz-John Winthrop; second cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Israel Coe, Daniel Fiske Kellogg and Russell Sage; third cousin twice removed of Lyman Wetmore Coe, Robert Cleveland Usher, Edgar Jared Doolittle and Arthur Newton Holden; fourth cousin of Jeremiah Mason, Luther Walter Badger, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Alvan Kellogg, John Russell Kellogg, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, John Adams Taintor, George Smith Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Henry G. Taintor, Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859) and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); fourth cousin once removed of Smith Thompson, David Parmalee Kelsey, Orlando Kellogg, William Dean Kellogg, Stephen Wright Kellogg, George Bradley Kellogg, Bushrod Ebenezer Hoppin, William Pitt Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Arthur Tappan Kellogg, Selah Merrill and Arthur Eugene Parmelee.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Center Cemetery
    Park Place & Grove Street
    Winsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Lancelot Phelps (1784-1866) — of Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., November 9, 1784. Democrat. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colebrook, 1820-21, 1824, 1827-28, 1830; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1835-39 (at-large 1835-37, 5th District 1837-39). Died in Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn., September 1, 1866 (age 81 years, 296 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lancelot Phelps (1750-1836) and Jerusha (Pinney) Phelps (1760-1842); married, July 6, 1809, to Elizabeth Loveland Sage (1789-1867); father of James Phelps; third cousin of Benjamin Trumbull; third cousin once removed of Noah Phelps, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Peter Buell Porter, George Smith Catlin and Lyman Trumbull (1813-1896); third cousin twice removed of Calvin Tilden Hulburd, Bushrod Ebenezer Hoppin, Judson B. Phelps, Edwin Carpenter Pinney and Erskine Mason Phelps; third cousin thrice removed of Claude Carpenter Pinney; fourth cousin of Gaylord Griswold, Elisha Phelps, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); fourth cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, Amos Pettibone, Lorenzo Burrows, Norman A. Phelps, William Dean Kellogg, John Smith Phelps, Almon Case and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elbert Grant Manchester (1906-1995) — also known as Elbert G. Manchester — of Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Born October 12, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1939-40. Died in Maryland, August 21, 1995 (age 88 years, 313 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George E. Manchester and Cassie (Haigh) Manchester; nephew of Wilbur Grant Manchester; grandson of Edward Wilbur Manchester; third cousin thrice removed of David B. Dennis (1817-1902).
      Political family: Manchester family of Winsted, Connecticut.


    Forest View Cemetery
    Winsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Wilbur Grant Manchester (1860-1947) — also known as Wilbur G. Manchester — of Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., July 29, 1860. Lawyer; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1908; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1916. Died in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., December 24, 1947 (age 87 years, 148 days). Interment at Forest View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Wilbur Manchester (1831-1911) and Mary Jennie (Grant) Manchester (1839-1920); married, November 24, 1885, to Emma Elizabeth Meecham; uncle of Elbert Grant Manchester; third cousin twice removed of David B. Dennis.
      Political family: Manchester family of Winsted, Connecticut.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Benton Gaylord (1861-1942) — also known as Edward B. Gaylord — of Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Burlington, Hartford County, Conn., August 27, 1861. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state senate 31st District, 1913-14. Died in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., 1942 (age about 80 years). Interment at Forest View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ira Gaylord and Cloe Gaylord; married to Belle R. Robinson (1861-1957).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Chester Wentworth (1790-1885) — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn.; Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Mass., January 8, 1790. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1835. Died in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., February 4, 1885 (age 95 years, 27 days). Interment at Forest View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Wentworth (1739-1807) and Anna (Ingraham) Wentworth; married, March 17, 1814, to Margarete Waite (1793-1874); third cousin twice removed of William Chapman Williston (1830-1909); fourth cousin once removed of Eli Wentworth.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    New St. Joseph's Cemetery
    Winsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      James Peter Glynn (1867-1930) — also known as James P. Glynn — of Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., November 12, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 5th District, 1915-23, 1925-30; defeated, 1922; died in office 1930. While traveling back to Washington from the funeral of Rep. J. A. Hughes in Huntington, W.Va., suffered a heart attack in the smoking car on the train, and died, near Brandy Station, Culpeper County, Va., March 6, 1930 (age 62 years, 114 days). Interment at New St. Joseph's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathaniel Smith (1762-1822) — of Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn., January 6, 1762. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1789; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1795-99; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1799-1804; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1806-19. Died in Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn., March 9, 1822 (age 60 years, 62 days). Interment at Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Nathan Smith (1770-1835); uncle of Truman Smith.
      Political family: Smith family of Woodbury, Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    New North Cemetery
    Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Howard Malcolm Baldrige (1922-1987) — also known as Malcolm Baldrige; Mac Baldrige — of Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., October 4, 1922. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; business executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1964, 1968, 1972; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 6th District, 1965; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1981-87; died in office 1987. Congregationalist. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1988. Died after falling off a horse while practicing rodeo, July 25, 1987 (age 64 years, 294 days). Interment at New North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Howard Malcolm Baldrige and Regina (Connell) Baldrige; married, March 31, 1951, to Margaret Trowbridge Murray; grandson of Howard Hammond Baldrige (1864-1928); grandnephew of Thomas Jackson Baldrige; great-grandnephew of Edwin Rockefeller Baldrige; second great-grandson of Joseph Baldrige; first cousin twice removed of William Lovell Baldrige; second cousin thrice removed of Carl Clifford Baldrige.
      Political family: Baldrige family of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Woodbury South Cemetery
    Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      George Richard Sturges (d. 1967) — also known as George R. Sturges — of Woodbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Woodbury; elected 1926; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1932, 1936. Died July 7, 1967. Interment at Woodbury South Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Eula Curtiss Sturges.


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