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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Middlesex County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Clinton Indian River cemetery
  • Cromwell New Center (West) Cemetery
  • Cromwell Old Center (East) Cemetery
  • Deep River Unknown location
  • Deep River Fountain Hill Cemetery
  • Durham Old Cemetery
  • East Haddam Millington Green Cemetery
  • East Haddam Mt. Parnassus Burying Ground
  • East Haddam Nathan Hale Park
  • East Haddam River View Cemetery
  • Moodus, East Haddam Moodus Cemetery
  • East Hampton Lakeview Cemetery
  • East Hampton Waterhole Cemetery
  • Middle Haddam, East Hampton Union Hill Cemetery
  • Essex Prospect Hill Cemetery
  • Essex River View Cemetery
  • Haddam Haddam Center Cemetery
  • Haddam Shailerville Tylerville Cemetery
  • Higganum, Haddam Higganum Cemetery
  • Killingworth Evergreen Cemetery
  • Killingworth Parker Hill Cemetery
  • Killingworth Union Cemetery
  • Middlefield Middlefield Cemetery
  • Middlefield St. Sebastian Cemetery
  • Middletown Unknown location
  • Middletown Congregation Adath Israel Cemetery
  • Middletown Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery
  • Middletown Indian Hill Cemetery
  • Middletown Mortimer Cemetery
  • Middletown Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Middletown St. John's Cemetery
  • Middletown Washington Street Cemetery
  • Middletown Wilcox Cemetery
  • Portland Center Cemetery
  • Westbrook Cypress Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Middlesex County, Connecticut


    Indian River cemetery
    Cemetery Road
    Clinton, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Founded 1665
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Alexander Elliot (1831-1916) — also known as Charles A. Elliot — of Clinton, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Clinton, Middlesex County, Conn., January 3, 1831. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1884; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Connecticut, 1896; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Clinton, 1904. Died in Clinton, Middlesex County, Conn., December 30, 1916 (age 85 years, 362 days). Interment at Indian River cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ely Augustus Elliot (1791-1871) and Susan Maria (Pratt) Elliot (1795-1871); married, August 14, 1853, to Adelaide Augusta Wilcox (1832-1862); married, June 15, 1869, to Mary A. Leffingwell (1840-1930).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elbert A. Hurd (1852-1929) — of Clinton, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in 1852. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Clinton, 1912, 1914. Died in 1929 (age about 77 years). Interment at Indian River cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Maria L. Alger (1854-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Holcomb N. Jones (1846-1929) — of Clinton, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middlesex County, Conn., December, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Clinton, 1910, 1916, 1918. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., 1929 (age about 82 years). Interment at Indian River cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Austin C. Jones (1811-1900) and Julia Ann (Stevens) Jones (1814-1892); married to Alice A. Rossiter (1846-1918).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    New Center (West) Cemetery
    Hillside Avenue
    Cromwell, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Franklin Chapin (1863-1920) — also known as George F. Chapin — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn.; Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Collinsville, Canton, Hartford County, Conn., December 26, 1863. Republican. Druggist; member of Connecticut state senate 33rd District, 1919-20. Died in Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn., September 7, 1920 (age 56 years, 256 days). Interment at New Center (West) Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Carrie (Lane) Chapin and Harvey Upson Chapin (1840-1906); married, November 16, 1887, to Annie R. Quigley (1863-1946); first cousin five times removed of Philip Frisbee; second cousin thrice removed of Willard J. Chapin; second cousin four times removed of Calvin Frisbie; second cousin five times removed of Simeon Baldwin; third cousin twice removed of Alphonso Taft; third cousin thrice removed of Lemuel Stetson (1804-1868); fourth cousin once removed of Charles Phelps Taft, William Howard Taft and Henry Waters Taft.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey; Augur family of Connecticut; Hughes-Stuart family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Center (East) Cemetery
    Hillside Avenue
    Cromwell, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Horace R. Butler (1845-1915) — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn., 1845. Democrat. Builder; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1883-84; member of Connecticut state senate 22nd District, 1891-92. Died in 1915 (age about 70 years). Interment at Old Center (East) Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip R. Butler (1810-1898) and Caroline (Buckley) Butler (1813-1886); married to Corinne A. Wilcox (1848-1932).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Deep River, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      John Heft, Jr. (1893-1988) — of Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in 1893. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingworth, 1939-40. Died in 1988 (age about 95 years). Interment somewhere.


    Fountain Hill Cemetery
    Deep River, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Washington Frederick Willcox (1834-1909) — also known as Washington F. Willcox — of Chester, Middlesex County, Conn.; Deep River, Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn., August 22, 1834. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1862-63; member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1875-76; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1889-93. Died in Chester, Middlesex County, Conn., March 8, 1909 (age 74 years, 198 days). Interment at Fountain Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Constant Webb Chatfield (1849-1921) — also known as Constant W. Chatfield — of Chester, Middlesex County, Conn.; Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Born in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn., January 4, 1849. Republican. Sea captain; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Voluntown; elected 1918. Died in Deep River, Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn., December 11, 1921 (age 72 years, 341 days). Interment at Fountain Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Chatfield (born 1809) and Temperance S. (Arnold) Chatfield; married to Emily Frances Briggs (1875-1945); third cousin once removed of Arthur Eugene Parmelee; third cousin twice removed of Webster Davis Whedon and Lovel Davis Parmelee; fourth cousin once removed of Ashbel Griswold and Truman Hotchkiss (1797?-1842).
      Political families: Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; King family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cemetery
    Durham, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      James Wadsworth (1730-1817) — of Connecticut. Born in Durham, Middlesex County, Conn., July 8, 1730. State court judge in Connecticut, 1773; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1783; Connecticut state comptroller, 1786-88; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1786-87. Died September 22, 1817 (age 87 years, 76 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Millington Green Cemetery
    East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Joseph Spencer (1714-1789) — of Connecticut. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., October 3, 1714. Member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-77, 1779-88; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1778. Died in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., January 13, 1789 (age 74 years, 102 days). Original interment at Millington Green Cemetery; reinterment in 1904 at Nathan Hale Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Parnassus Burying Ground
    East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Founded 1755
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Sidney E. Ackley (1863-1942) — of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn.; Chester, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., March 25, 1863. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haddam, 1917-18. Died June 14, 1942 (age 79 years, 81 days). Interment at Mt. Parnassus Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of John S. Ackley (1840-1899) and Clarissa Maria (Brooks) Ackley (1842-1927); married, June 25, 1891, to Harriet Louise Stark (1867-1944).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Nathan Hale Park
    East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Spencer (1714-1789) — of Connecticut. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., October 3, 1714. Member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-77, 1779-88; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1778. Died in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., January 13, 1789 (age 74 years, 102 days). Original interment at Millington Green Cemetery; reinterment in 1904 at Nathan Hale Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    River View Cemetery
    Main Street
    East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Epaphroditus Champion (1756-1834) — of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Westchester, Colchester, New London County, Conn., April 6, 1756. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; merchant; shipowner; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1791-1806; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1807-17 (at-large 1807-09, 1st District 1809-11, at-large 1811-17). Died in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., December 22, 1834 (age 78 years, 260 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Champion (1723-1797) and Deborah (Brainard) Champion (1724-1789); brother of Henry Champion (1751-1836); married, December 17, 1781, to Lucretia Hubbard (1760-1836); first cousin four times removed of Charlotte H. McMorran; second cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard; second cousin twice removed of Leveret Brainard; second cousin five times removed of Charles Gates Dawes, Rufus Cutler Dawes and Beman Gates Dawes; third cousin of Daniel Upson; third cousin twice removed of Chester Ackley, Charles Upson, Gad Ely Upson (1823-1866), Christopher Columbus Upson, Andrew Seth Upson and Evelyn M. Upson; third cousin thrice removed of Almar F. Dickson.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Curtis Palmer Brown (1875-1968) — also known as Curtis P. Brown — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Born in South Coventry, Coventry, Tolland County, Conn., March 5, 1875. Republican. Paper manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colchester, 1915-16, 1925-28; member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1931-36. Died in Colchester, New London County, Conn., November 5, 1968 (age 93 years, 245 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Howard Curtis Brown and Lucy (Teft) Brown (1850-1938); married to Ethel Watrous (1889-1985); second cousin twice removed of David Edgerton (1815-1853).
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Conger-Hungerford family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Moodus Cemetery
    Moodus, East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Almar F. Dickson (1846-1915) — of Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Mass.; East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., January 20, 1846. Democrat. On August 1, 1874, in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, in response to the suspected seduction of his wife and her two sisters, he and his brother-in-law Caleb Smith were among a group of five men who, at midnight during a storm, attempted to kidnap at gunpoint Samuel K. Elliot, one of the supposed perpetrators, so they could tar and feather him; Elliot successfully defended himself from the group, and during the affray, Caleb Smith was shot dead; Elliot was ruled to have acted in self-defense, and denied any improper relations with the women; the scandal was widely publicized in the press; Dickson and his wife were divorced soon after; U.S. Consul in Gaspé Basin, 1887-1908; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haddam, 1910, 1912. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., April 17, 1915 (age 69 years, 87 days). Interment at Moodus Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel S. Dickson (1812-1871) and Hannah 'Betsy' (Hill) Dickson (1816-1877); married, August 14, 1870, to Elizabeth Chase 'Lizzie' Smith (1852-1915); married, May 17, 1883, to Callie (Brainard) Wetherell (1863-1936); second cousin once removed of Charles Russell Kelsey; third cousin twice removed of David Kelsey and Elisha Kelsey; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Champion, Epaphroditus Champion and Joshua Coit; fourth cousin once removed of Ashbel Griswold, David Parmalee Kelsey and Samuel Townsend Douglass (1814-1898).
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lakeview Cemetery
    East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Mayo Smith Purple (c.1860-1942) — also known as Mayo S. Purple — of East Hampton, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Haddam Neck, Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., about 1860. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hampton, 1885, 1933-40. Died September 29, 1942 (age about 82 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Jacob A. Day (1878-1938) — of Chatham, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in 1878. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Chatham; elected 1914. Died in 1938 (age about 60 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert A. Beckwith (1862-1946) — of East Hampton, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, August, 1862. Foreman in bell factory; Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives, 1904 (Chatham), 1906 (Chatham), 1916 (East Hampton); member of Connecticut Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1922-27. Died in 1946 (age about 83 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas S. Beckwith (1824-1896) and Sarah A. (Harris) Beckwith (1839-1912).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Waterhole Cemetery
    East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Amaziah Brainard (1780-1841) — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Born in East Hampton, Middlesex County, Conn., June 12, 1780. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colchester, 1829-30. Died in Colchester, New London County, Conn., April 1, 1841 (age 60 years, 293 days). Interment at Waterhole Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Brainard (1746-1820) and Lucy (Day) Brainard (1752-1823); married 1824 to Huldah Foote (1791-1881); father of Leveret Brainard; second cousin once removed of Henry Champion and Epaphroditus Champion; second cousin four times removed of Charles Gates Dawes, Rufus Cutler Dawes and Beman Gates Dawes; third cousin of Orville Hungerford; third cousin once removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, John Allen, Chester Ackley, John Adams Taintor and Henry G. Taintor; third cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg, Daniel Chapin (1761-1821), Oliver Morgan Hungerford, George Buckingham Beecher and Clarence Hungerford Mackay; third cousin thrice removed of William C. Hungerford, Charlotte H. McMorran and Frances Payne Bolton; fourth cousin of Samuel Clesson Allen, Luther Walter Badger, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer and John William Allen; fourth cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, John Taintor, Elijah Boardman, William Bostwick, Roger Taintor, Solomon Taintor, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong, Timothy Merrill (1781-1836), Daniel Warner Bostwick, Chester Ashley, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878), Chester William Chapin, Graham Hurd Chapin, Elisha Hunt Allen, Anson Levi Holcomb, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, George Bradley Kellogg, Joseph H. Elmer, Henry Purdy Day, Edmund Day, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), George Frederick Stone and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Union Hill Cemetery
    Middle Haddam, East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Founded 1768
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Stewart (1795-1860) — of Chatham (now East Hampton), Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Chatham (now East Hampton), Middlesex County, Conn., February 19, 1795. Democrat. Shipbuilder; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1828, 1830, 1854; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1832-36, 1846, 1857; county judge in Connecticut, 1830; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1843-45. Died in Chatham (now East Hampton), Middlesex County, Conn., September 16, 1860 (age 65 years, 210 days). Interment at Union Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Irvin N. Tibbals (1857-1936) — of Cobalt, Chatham (now East Hampton), Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Cobalt, Chatham (now East Hampton), Middlesex County, Conn., October 16, 1857. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1884, 1903-04, 1923-24 (Chatham 1884, 1903-04, East Hampton 1923-24). Died July 20, 1936 (age 78 years, 278 days). Interment at Union Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Nelie E. Cone (1882-1957).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Davis Swift Strong (1851-1921) — also known as Davis S. Strong — of Chatham, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in 1851. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Chatham, 1914. Died in 1921 (age about 70 years). Interment at Union Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Prospect Hill Cemetery
    Essex, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Alfred Ernest Goddard (1847-1911) — also known as Alfred E. Goddard — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass., July 28, 1847. Republican. Postmaster at Essex, Conn., 1892-96, 1900-11. Baptist. Member, Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died, from stomach trouble, in St. Raphael's Hospital, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 11, 1911 (age 63 years, 318 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Grace Walton Goddard (1871-1953).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Grace Walton Goddard (1871-1953) — also known as Grace W. Goddard — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, 1871. Postmaster at Essex, Conn., 1911-15. Female. Died in 1953 (age about 82 years). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Emma Goddard (1847-1927) and Alfred Ernest Goddard (1847-1911).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    River View Cemetery
    Essex, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Chester Bowles Chester Bliss Bowles (1901-1986) — also known as Chester Bowles — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., April 5, 1901. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; advertising business; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1948, 1956, 1960; Governor of Connecticut, 1949-51; U.S. Ambassador to India, 1951-53, 1963-69; Nepal, 1951-53; , 1961-63; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1959-61; author. Unitarian. Member, Urban League; Grange; Americans for Democratic Action; Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Essex, Middlesex County, Conn., May 25, 1986 (age 85 years, 50 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Allen Bowles and Nellie (Harris) Bowles; married 1934 to Dorothy Stebbins.
      Cross-reference: Douglas J. Bennet — Brandon Grove
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Chester Bowles: Ambassador's Report
      Books about Chester Bowles: Howard B. Schaffer, Chester Bowles : New Dealer in the Cold War — Richard P. Dauer, A North-South Mind in an East-West World : Chester Bowles and the Making of United States Cold War Foreign Policy, 1951-1969
      Image source: Connecticut Register and Manual 1950
      Samuel Ingham (1793-1881) — of Saybrook (part now in Essex), Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Hebron, Tolland County, Conn., September 5, 1793. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Saybrook, 1828-33, 1835, 1851-52; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1833, 1835, 1851; resigned 1835; probate judge in Connecticut, 1829-33; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1835-39 (at-large 1835-37, 2nd District 1837-39); member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1842, 1846, 1850; county judge in Connecticut, 1849-53. Died in Essex, Middlesex County, Conn., November 10, 1881 (age 88 years, 66 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Phelps (1822-1900) — of Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Colebrook, Litchfield County, Conn., January 12, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1853-54, 1856; member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1858-59; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1863-73, 1885-92; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1873-75; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1875-83. Died in Essex, Middlesex County, Conn., January 15, 1900 (age 78 years, 3 days). Interment at River View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lancelot Phelps and Elizabeth Loveland (Sage) Phelps (1789-1867); married, September 30, 1845, to Lydia A. Ingram (1819-1904); third cousin once removed of Benjamin Trumbull; third cousin twice removed of Noah Phelps, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin of George Smith Catlin and Lyman Trumbull (1813-1896); fourth cousin once removed of Gaylord Griswold, Elisha Phelps, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Calvin Tilden Hulburd, Peter Augustus Porter, Bushrod Ebenezer Hoppin, Judson B. Phelps, Edwin Carpenter Pinney and Erskine Mason Phelps.
      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


    Haddam Center Cemetery
    Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Founded 1867
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Philip C. Arnold (1867-1925) — of Chatham (now East Hampton), Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., January 31, 1867. Democrat. Toolmaker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Chatham, 1907-08. Died November 26, 1925 (age 58 years, 299 days). Interment at Haddam Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to M. Alena Russell (1868-1918) and Nina P. Hudson (1881-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Shailerville Tylerville Cemetery
    Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Rollin Usher Tyler (1864-1948) — also known as Rollin U. Tyler — of Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., September 8, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1908, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1920; candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1926. Died in Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Conn., January 11, 1948 (age 83 years, 125 days). Interment at Shailerville Tylerville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alpheus Williams Tyler (1828-1922) and Melissa (Usher) Tyler (1835-1906); married, September 12, 1918, to Fannie Maude Kidder; great-grandson of Jonathan Usher; first cousin twice removed of Robert Cleveland Usher; second cousin twice removed of John Palmer Usher; third cousin twice removed of Charles Arnold, Francis Landon Cleveland and Roland Greene Usher (1823-1895); fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Arnold, Grover Cleveland, Edwin Prosper Augur, Charles Pierson Augur, Alfred Henry Augur, Charles Parmelee Augur and James Harlan Cleveland.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Fannie Kidder Tyler (1865-1934) — also known as Fannie K. Tyler; Fannie Maude Kidder — of Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Watertown, Middlesex County, Mass., October 12, 1865. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1924. Female. Died in Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., August 7, 1934 (age 68 years, 299 days). Interment at Shailerville Tylerville Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of George Ripley Kidder (1831-1881) and Rebecca Worth (Girrell) Kidder; married, November 17, 1897, to Charles Albert Davenport; married, September 12, 1918, to Rollin Usher Tyler; second cousin once removed of Randolph Appleton Kidder (1913-1996); third cousin once removed of William Vinson Kidder; third cousin thrice removed of Isaiah Kidder, Lyman Kidder, Ezra Kidder and David Kidder.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Higganum Cemetery
    Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Marshall Clark (c.1834-1908) — also known as George M. Clark — of Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., about 1834. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1885-86; member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1889-92. Died March 2, 1908 (age about 74 years). Interment at Higganum Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jonathan Usher (1770-1839) — of Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Westchester, Colchester, New London County, Conn., November 7, 1770. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Haddam, 1823. Died in Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., December 26, 1839 (age 69 years, 49 days). Interment at Higganum Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Susanna (Gates) Usher (1705-1793) and Robert Usher (1743-1820); married, November 25, 1803, to Mehitable Beckwith Comstock (1777-1825); uncle of Robert Cleveland Usher; great-grandfather of Rollin Usher Tyler; first cousin once removed of John Palmer Usher; second cousin once removed of Francis Landon Cleveland and Roland Greene Usher; second cousin twice removed of Grover Cleveland and James Harlan Cleveland; second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Lord, James Harlan Cleveland, Jr. and Richard Folsom Cleveland; second cousin four times removed of Joseph Wheeler Bloodgood; third cousin once removed of Ephraim Safford and Isaiah Kidder; fourth cousin of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland, Charles Stetson, James Safford, Luther Kidder and Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880); fourth cousin once removed of Ira Chandler Backus, Edward Green Bradford, Bailey Frye Adams, Orestes Cleveland, Henry Sabin, Robert Crawford Safford, Abner Coburn Cleveland and Isaiah Kidder Stetson.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Lovel Davis Parmelee (1866-1940) — also known as Lovel D. Parmelee — of Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in 1866. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingworth, 1903-04, 1907-08, 1929-30. Died in 1940 (age about 74 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Norman L. Parmelee (1839-1923) and Emily (Davis) Parmelee (1843-1927); sixth great-grandson of Theophilus Eaton; first cousin of Webster Davis Whedon; second cousin once removed of Arthur Eugene Parmelee; second cousin thrice removed of Elisha Kelsey; second cousin four times removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin once removed of David Parmalee Kelsey; third cousin twice removed of David Kelsey and Constant Webb Chatfield; third cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter; fourth cousin once removed of Alvred Bayard Nettleton (1838-1911), Layton Archer Kelsey and Cleon Lorenzo Parmelee.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Parker Hill Cemetery
    Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      David Parmalee Kelsey (1796-1874) — also known as David P. Kelsey — of Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn., July 11, 1796. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingworth, 1836. Died in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn., June 7, 1874 (age 77 years, 331 days). Interment at Parker Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of David Kelsey and Olive (Parmalee) Kelsey (1765-1839); married, November 27, 1817, to Elizabeth Willcox (1797-1884); grandfather of Layton Archer Kelsey (1873-1952); fifth great-grandson of Theophilus Eaton; third cousin once removed of Elisha Kelsey, Arthur Eugene Parmelee and Lovel Davis Parmelee; third cousin twice removed of Cleon Lorenzo Parmelee; fourth cousin once removed of Alvah Nash and Almar F. Dickson.
      Political family: Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Eugene Parmelee (1865-1937) — also known as Arthur E. Parmelee — of Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn., October 8, 1865. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingworth, 1901-02. Died in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn., April 18, 1937 (age 71 years, 192 days). Interment at Parker Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Fanny (Kelsey) Parmelee (1831-1894) and Emerson Alburn Parmelee (1835-1911); married, January 15, 1890, to Lelia Kelsey (1867-1942); sixth great-grandson of Theophilus Eaton; second cousin once removed of Webster Davis Whedon and Lovel Davis Parmelee; second cousin twice removed of Elisha Kelsey; third cousin once removed of David Parmalee Kelsey and Constant Webb Chatfield; third cousin twice removed of David Kelsey; third cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Brace, Joshua Coit, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop and Peter Buell Porter (1773-1844); fourth cousin of George Harrison Hall; fourth cousin once removed of Alvah Nash, Layton Archer Kelsey, Lawson Wooding Hall and Cleon Lorenzo Parmelee.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Conger-Hungerford family; Grayson-Breckinridge-Smallwood family of Virginia and Kentucky; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Union Cemetery
    Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      David Kelsey (1763-1832) — of Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn., August 17, 1763. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Killingworth, 1822. Died in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Conn., May 7, 1832 (age 68 years, 264 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Kelsey (1735-1804) and Zerviah (Stevens) Kelsey (1739-1816); married, December 11, 1788, to Olive Parmalee (1765-1839); father of David Parmalee Kelsey (1796-1874); great-grandfather of Layton Archer Kelsey; second cousin thrice removed of Cleon Lorenzo Parmelee; third cousin of Elisha Kelsey; third cousin twice removed of Almar F. Dickson, Arthur Eugene Parmelee and Lovel Davis Parmelee; third cousin thrice removed of Webster Davis Whedon and Charles Russell Kelsey.
      Political families: Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Middlefield Cemetery
    Main Street
    Middlefield, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Founded 1870
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Lyman Allen Mills (1841-1929) — also known as Lyman A. Mills — of Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middletown (part now in Middlefield), Middlesex County, Conn., February 25, 1841. Republican. Manufacturer; cattle breeder; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlefield, 1895; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1899-1901. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Dunedin, Pinellas County, Fla., February 22, 1929 (age 87 years, 363 days). Interment at Middlefield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Charles Lewis Mills (1812-1884) and Elizabeth Coe (Lyman) Mills (1812-1851); married, June 6, 1866, to Jane Louisa Andrews (1847-1930); descendant *** of Thomas Welles (1594?-1660).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hatch family of Connecticut; Sherman family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan; Roundy-Welles-Hadley family of Illinois (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edwin Prosper Augur (1847-1925) — also known as Edwin P. Augur — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn., January 31, 1847. School teacher and principal; surveyor; Middlesex County Surveyor, 1870; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1886, 1888, 1896; engineer. Died in Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn., January 29, 1925 (age 77 years, 364 days). Interment at Middlefield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lucy Eliza (Parmelee) Augur (1825-1895) and Phineas Miller Augur (1826-1891); brother of Alfred Henry Augur and Charles Parmelee Augur; married to Susan Buell Case (1848-1920); third cousin of Charles Pierson Augur; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Arnold; fourth cousin once removed of Israel Coe, Arthur Newton Holden, Rollin Usher Tyler (1864-1948) and George Henry Augur.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Augur family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Parmelee Augur (1857-1919) — also known as Charles P. Augur — of Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn., February 17, 1857. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlefield, 1911-12. Died in Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn., April 30, 1919 (age 62 years, 72 days). Interment at Middlefield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lucy Eliza (Parmelee) Augur (1825-1895) and Phineas Miller Augur (1826-1891); brother of Edwin Prosper Augur and Alfred Henry Augur; married, November 18, 1880, to Ida Eulalie Bradley (1857-1901); third cousin of Charles Pierson Augur; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Arnold; fourth cousin once removed of Israel Coe, Arthur Newton Holden, Rollin Usher Tyler and George Henry Augur (1898-1953).
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Augur family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Henry Augur (1855-1933) — also known as Alfred H. Augur — of Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn., February 5, 1855. Republican. Farmer; florist; elected Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlefield 1906. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., September 23, 1933 (age 78 years, 230 days). Interment at Middlefield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lucy Eliza (Parmelee) Augur (1825-1895) and Phineas Miller Augur (1826-1891); brother of Edwin Prosper Augur and Charles Parmelee Augur (1857-1919); married, May 25, 1880, to Anna Elizabeth Camp (1855-1924); third cousin of Charles Pierson Augur; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Arnold; fourth cousin once removed of Israel Coe, Arthur Newton Holden, Rollin Usher Tyler and George Henry Augur.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Augur family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Sebastian Cemetery
    Middlefield, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Emilio Quincy Daddario (1918-2010) — also known as Emilio Q. Daddario — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Newton Center, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., September 24, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1946-48; municipal judge in Connecticut, 1948-50; major in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1959-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1960, 1968. Italian ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., July 7, 2010 (age 91 years, 286 days). Interment at St. Sebastian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Berenice M. Carbo.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Joseph A. Adorno Joseph A. Adorno (1912-1988) — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., March 11, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Connecticut, 1939; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Connecticut state treasurer, 1947-55. Catholic. Sicilian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Forty and Eight; Elks; Lions; Knights of Columbus; Sons of Italy; Moose. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., December 30, 1988 (age 76 years, 294 days). Interment at St. Sebastian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Salvatore A. Adorno (1879-1960) and Maria P. Adorno (1886-1978); married to Mary J. D'Apice (1913-2005).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Connecticut Register and Manual 1950


    Unknown Location
    Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953) — also known as Joseph W. Alsop — of Avon, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., April 2, 1876. Dairy farmer; tobacco grower; insurance business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Avon, 1907-08; member of Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1909-12; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1909-12; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1912; first selectman of Avon, Connecticut, 1922-50. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Psi. Died, following a heart attack, in the St. Francis Xavier Infirmary, Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 17, 1953 (age 76 years, 349 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Wright Alsop and Elizabeth Winthrop (Beach) Alsop (1847-1889); married, November 4, 1909, to Corinne Douglas Robinson; father of Joseph Alsop (1910-1989; reporter, columnist), Corinne A. Chubb (1912-1997), Stewart Alsop (1914-1974; reporter, columnist) and John deKoven Alsop.
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Congregation Adath Israel Cemetery
    Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      William Michael Citron (1896-1976) — also known as William M. Citron — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., August 29, 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1927-31; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1935-39; defeated, 1928 (2nd District), 1932 (at-large), 1938 (at-large), 1952 (2nd District). Jewish. Member, American Legion; Eagles; Odd Fellows; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Titusville, Brevard County, Fla., June 7, 1976 (age 79 years, 283 days). Interment at Congregation Adath Israel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin L. Citron and Dora (Newmark) Citron.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery
    Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      William Atchinson O'Neill (1930-2007) — also known as William A. O'Neill — of East Hampton, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., August 11, 1930. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; restaurant owner; member of Connecticut state house of representatives 52nd District; elected 1970; Governor of Connecticut, 1980-91. Died, from emphysema, in East Hampton, Middlesex County, Conn., November 24, 2007 (age 77 years, 105 days). Interment at Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph O'Neill and Frances O'Neill; married 1962 to Natalie Scott 'Nikki' Damon.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


    Indian Hill Cemetery
    Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Dickinson Hubbard (1799-1855) — also known as Samuel D. Hubbard — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., August 10, 1799. Whig. Lawyer; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1840-42; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1845-49; U.S. Postmaster General, 1852-53. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., October 8, 1855 (age 56 years, 59 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Iona Station, Ontario, October 15, 1908. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; economist; university professor; U.S. Ambassador to India, 1961-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Scottish ancestry. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; American Economic Association; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Philosophical Society. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1946, and again in 2000. Died, of pneumonia, in Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., April 29, 2006 (age 97 years, 196 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Archibald 'Archie' Galbraith and Catherine (Kendall) Galbraith; married, September 17, 1937, to Catherine 'Kitty' Atwater; father of Peter Woodard Galbraith (1950-) and James Kenneth Galbraith.
      Political family: Galbraith family of Massachusetts and Vermont.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by John Kenneth Galbraith: Ambassador's Journal : A Personal Account of the Kennedy Years (1969) — The Affluent Society (1958) — The Great Crash : 1929 (1954) — A Short History of Financial Euphoria — Money : Whence it Came, Where it Went (1975) — A Tenured Professor (1990) — Name-Dropping : From FDR On (1999) — A Life In Our Times (1981) — The New Industrial State (1967)
      Books about John Kenneth Galbraith: Richard Parker, John Kenneth Galbraith : His Life, His Politics, His Economics
      Raymond Earl Baldwin (1893-1986) — also known as Raymond E. Baldwin — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn.; Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Rye, Westchester County, N.Y., August 31, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stratford, 1931-34; Governor of Connecticut, 1939-41, 1943-46; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1940, 1944, 1948 (speaker); U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1946-49; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1949-59; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 1st District, 1965. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Grange; Elks; Eagles; Delta Tau Delta; Phi Delta Phi; Moose; Redmen; American Legion; Forty and Eight; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Died in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn., October 4, 1986 (age 93 years, 34 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lucian Earl Baldwin and Sarah Emily (Tyler) Baldwin; married, June 29, 1922, to Edith V. Lindholm (1897-1970).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Owen Vincent Coffin (1836-1921) — also known as O. Vincent Coffin — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Union Vale, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 20, 1836. Republican. Banker; insurance business; treasurer and director, New Haven, Middletown & Willimantic Railroad; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1872-73; member of Connecticut state senate 22nd District, 1887-90; Governor of Connecticut, 1895-97. Congregationalist. Died January 13, 1921 (age 84 years, 207 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Hamilton Coffin and Jane (Vincent) Coffin; married, June 24, 1858, to Ellen Elizabeth Coe (1835-1912).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Frank B. Weeks Frank Bentley Weeks (1854-1935) — also known as Frank B. Weeks — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 20, 1854. Republican. Grain milling business; banker; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1904; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1909; Governor of Connecticut, 1909-11; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1912, 1916. Congregationalist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars; Union League. Died October 2, 1935 (age 81 years, 255 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel L. Weeks and Frances M. (Edwards) Weeks; married, November 4, 1875, to Helen Louise Hubbard.
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Connecticut Legislative History and Souvenir (1909)
      James Timothy Pratt (1802-1887) — also known as James T. Pratt — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn.; Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn., December 14, 1802. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1847-48, 1850, 1857, 1862, 1870-71; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1852; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1853-55; defeated, 1854; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1858, 1859; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1860. Died in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn., April 11, 1887 (age 84 years, 118 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Larkin Warner (1828-1893) — also known as Samuel L. Warner — of Portland, Middlesex County, Conn.; Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn., June 14, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1858; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1862-66; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1864, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1892; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1865-67. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., February 6, 1893 (age 64 years, 237 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Levi Warner (1831-1911).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John deKoven Alsop (1915-2000) — also known as John Alsop — of Avon, Hartford County, Conn.; Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Avon, Hartford County, Conn., August 4, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; insurance executive; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Avon, 1947-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1952, 1960, 1968, 1972; Republican candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1958 (primary), 1962; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 6th District, 1965; member of Republican National Committee from Connecticut, 1968. Episcopalian. Died, in a health care center at Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn., April 6, 2000 (age 84 years, 246 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953) and Corinne Robinson Alsop; brother of Joseph Alsop (1910-1989; newspaper columnist), Corinne A. Chubb and Stewart Alsop (1914-1974; newspaper columnist); married, June 19, 1947, to Augusta McLane Robinson; nephew of Theodore Douglas Robinson (1883-1934); grandson of Joseph Wright Alsop (1838-1891) and Corinne Roosevelt Robinson; grandnephew of Theodore Roosevelt; great-grandnephew of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; second great-grandnephew of James I. Roosevelt; third great-grandnephew of William Bellinger Bulloch; fourth great-grandson of Archibald Bulloch; first cousin once removed of Eleanor Roosevelt, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; second cousin of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; second cousin four times removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin five times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr..
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ebenezer Jackson, Jr. (1796-1874) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., January 31, 1796. Whig. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1829-32, 1849; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1834-35; delegate to Whig National Convention from Connecticut, 1839. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., August 17, 1874 (age 78 years, 198 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William T. Elmer (1835-1907) — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., November 6, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; Middlesex County State's Attorney, 1863-75, 1883-95; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1873; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1876; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1895; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1895-1904. Episcopalian. Died, of heart trouble, in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., November 11, 1907 (age 72 years, 5 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lobbeus E. Elmer (U.S. Marshal) and Charlotte (Mudge) Elmer; married, May 21, 1862, to Catherine L. Camp.
      Arthur Benjamin Calef (1825-1900) — also known as Arthur B. Calef — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in New Hampshire, 1825. Republican. Lawyer; Connecticut state treasurer, 1855-56; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1860; postmaster at Middletown, Conn., 1861-69. Died in 1900 (age about 75 years). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Calef and Sally (Eastman) Calef; married to Hannah Foster Woodman (1827-1892); father of Arthur Benjamin Calef, Jr. (1859-1913) and Samuel Prescott Calef.
      Political family: Calef family of Middletown, Connecticut.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Wright Alsop (1838-1891) — also known as Joseph W. Alsop — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 20, 1838. Democrat. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1873; member of Connecticut state senate, 1881-86 (18th District 1881, 22nd District 1882-86); candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1890. Died, from heart disease, in Fenwick, Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn., June 24, 1891 (age 52 years, 308 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Wright Alsop (1804-1878) and Mary (Oliver) Alsop (1815-1893); married 1869 to Elizabeth Winthrop Beach (1847-1889); father of Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953) (who married Corinne Robinson Alsop); grandfather of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop.
      Political family: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      John Alsop (c.1776-1841) — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born about 1776. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1820, 1823; member of Connecticut state senate, 1826-31 (at-large 1826-29, 18th District 1830-31). Died in November, 1841 (age about 65 years). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Alsop and Mary Alsop.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Brown Frisbie (1849-1935) — also known as Charles B. Frisbie — of Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., July 17, 1849. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1897-98; member of Connecticut state senate 33rd District, 1911-12. Died January 16, 1935 (age 85 years, 183 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Russel Frisbie (1822-1898) and Mary Ann (Brown) Frisbie (1828-1893); married to Emma Mary Roberts (1852-1932); third cousin twice removed of Philip Frisbee; fourth cousin once removed of Calvin Frisbie (1780-1846).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Corinne Robinson Alsop (1886-1971) — also known as Corinne R. Alsop; Corinne Douglas Robinson; Corinne Alsop Cole — of Avon, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., July 2, 1886. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Avon, 1925-26, 1929-32; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1936 (speaker); member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940. Female. Died in Avon, Hartford County, Conn., June 23, 1971 (age 84 years, 356 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Douglas Robinson (1857-1918); sister of Theodore Douglas Robinson (1883-1934); married, November 4, 1909, to Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953) (son of Joseph Wright Alsop (1838-1891)); married, April 12, 1956, to Francis W. Cole; mother of Joseph Alsop (1910-1989; newspaper columnist), Corinne A. Chubb, Stewart Alsop (1914-1974; newspaper columnist) and John deKoven Alsop; niece of Theodore Roosevelt; grandniece of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; great-granddaughter of James Monroe (1799-1870); great-grandniece of James I. Roosevelt; second great-grandniece of James Monroe (1758-1831) and William Bellinger Bulloch; third great-granddaughter of Archibald Bulloch; first cousin of Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Eleanor Roosevelt (who married Franklin Delano Roosevelt), Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin once removed of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr..
      Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Monroe family of Virginia and Washington (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Benjamin Calef, Jr. (1859-1913) — also known as Arthur B. Calef, Jr. — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., February 20, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; postmaster at Middletown, Conn., 1909-13. Died in April, 1913 (age 54 years, 0 days). Interment at Indian Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Benjamin Calef and Hannah Foster (Woodman) Calef (1827-1892); brother of Samuel Prescott Calef (1865-1952).
      Political family: Calef family of Middletown, Connecticut.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mortimer Cemetery
    Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut

    Politicians buried here:
      Titus Hosmer (1736-1780) — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., 1736. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1773-78; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1776-78; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1775-76, 1777-79; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1778-80; died in office 1780. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., August 4, 1780 (age about 44 years). Interment at Mortimer Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Stephen Titus Hosmer (1763-1834).
      Political family: Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Samuel Holden Parsons (1737-1789) — Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., May 14, 1737. Lawyer; member of Connecticut colonial assembly, 1762-74; general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1784-85; justice of Northwest Territory supreme court, 1788-89. Drowned in a canoe accident, near Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, November 17, 1789 (age 52 years, 187 days). Cenotaph at Mortimer Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Jonathan Parsons and Phoebe (Griswold) Parsons; father of Lucia Parsons (who married Stephen Titus Hosmer (1763-1834)); nephew of Matthew Griswold.
      Political family: Hosmer-Griswold-Parsons family of Middletown, Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Julius Hotchkiss (1810-1878) — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn.; Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., July 11, 1810. Republican. Manufacturer of cotton webbing and suspenders; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterbury, 1851; mayor of Waterbury, Conn., 1853-54; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1867-69; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1870-71. Swedenborgian. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., December 23, 1878 (age 68 years, 165 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Castle) Hotchkiss (1770-1870) and Woodward Hotchkiss (1773-1861); married, April 29, 1832, to Melissa Perkins (1810-1892); father of M. Amelia Hotchkiss (who married Charles Green Rich Vinal); first cousin once removed of Hobart L. Hotchkiss; second cousin of Gideon Hotchkiss, Asahel Augustus Hotchkiss and Giles Waldo 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 congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    St. John's Cemetery
    Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      John J. Monnes (1889-1953) — of Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Cromwell, Middlesex County, Conn., May 30, 1889. Democrat. Dairy farmer; bank director; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Cromwell, 1937-38, 1941-42; member of Connecticut state senate 33rd District, 1945-46. Died November 13, 1953 (age 64 years, 167 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Monnes and Josephine Monnes.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Washington Street Cemetery
    Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Whittlesey Dana (1760-1830) — also known as Samuel W. Dana — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., February 13, 1760. Member of Connecticut state legislature, 1789-96; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1797-1810 (at-large 1797-1805, 1st District 1805-07, at-large 1807-09, 2nd District 1809-10); U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1810-21; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1822-30; died in office 1830; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1826. Died in Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn., July 21, 1830 (age 70 years, 158 days). Interment at Washington Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Wilcox Cemetery
    Atkins Street
    Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Horace C. Wilcox (1824-1890) — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born January 24, 1824. President, Meriden Britannia Company; president, Wilcox & White Organ Company; member of Connecticut state senate, 1874, 1877; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1875-76. Died August 27, 1890 (age 66 years, 215 days). Interment at Wilcox Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha B. Wilcox and Hepzibah (Cornwall) Wilcox; married to Charlotte Smith (died 1864) and Ellen M. Parker (1839-1912).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Center Cemetery
    Bartlett Street
    Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Gordon S. Goodrich (1854-1923) — of Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Middlefield, Middlesex County, Conn., July 23, 1854. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlefield, 1918, 1920. Died in Portland, Middlesex County, Conn., January 20, 1923 (age 68 years, 181 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Goodrich (1814-1880) and Fannie A. (Buck) Goodrich (1819-1897); married to Mary Amelia Pendleton (1859-1897); married, April 30, 1902, to Clara Elizabeth Smith (1866-1923).


    Cypress Cemetery
    Westbrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles E. Chapman (1853-1916) — of Westbrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Westbrook, Middlesex County, Conn., October 6, 1853. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1889-92; member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1895-96. Died September 11, 1916 (age 62 years, 341 days). Interment at Cypress Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ella J. Dee (1855-1917).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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