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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in New London County

Index to Locations

  • Bozrah Johnson Cemetery
  • Colchester Unknown location
  • Colchester Linwood Cemetery
  • Flanders, East Lyme East Lyme Cemetery
  • Franklin Plains Cemetery
  • Griswold Pachaug Cemetery
  • Griswold Rixtown Cemetery
  • Groton Colonel William Ledyard Cemetery
  • Groton Crary Cemetery
  • Groton Starr Cemetery
  • Noank, Groton Noank Valley Cemetery
  • Poquonock Bridge, Groton Fort Hill Cemetery
  • Lebanon Exeter Cemetery
  • Lebanon Liberty Hill Cemetery
  • Lebanon New Lebanon Cemetery
  • Lebanon Trumbull Cemetery
  • Ledyard Avery Stoddard Cemetery
  • Ledyard Ledyard Center Cemetery
  • Lisbon St. Mary Cemetery
  • Lyme Unknown location
  • Lyme North Lyme Cemetery
  • Lyme Pleasant View Cemetery
  • Hadlyme, Lyme Cove Cemetery
  • Montville Chester Burying Ground
  • Montville Raymond Hill Cemetery
  • Uncasville, Montville Comstock Cemetery
  • New London Unknown location
  • New London Ancient Cemetery
  • New London Cedar Grove Cemetery
  • New London St. Mary's Cemetery
  • New London Second Burial Ground
  • North Stonington Pendleton Hill Cemetery
  • North Stonington Thompson Cemetery
  • North Stonington Union Cemetery
  • North Stonington Wheeler Cemetery
  • Norwich City Cemetery
  • Norwich Maplewood Cemetery
  • Norwich Norwichtown Cemetery
  • Norwich St. Joseph Cemetery
  • Norwich St. Mary's Cemetery
  • Norwich Yantic Cemetery
  • Old Lyme Duck River Cemetery
  • Old Lyme Griswold Cemetery at Black Hall
  • Old Lyme Old Lyme Town Cemetery
  • Preston Avery Cemetery
  • Preston Preston City Cemetery
  • Poquetanuck, Preston New Poquetanuck Cemetery
  • Salem Mosswood Glen Cemetery
  • Salem Woodbridge Cemetery
  • Hanover, Sprague New Hanover Cemetery
  • Stonington Evergreen Cemetery
  • Mystic, Stonington Elm Grove Cemetery
  • Pawcatuck, Stonington St. Michael's New Cemetery
  • Voluntown Gallup Cemetery
  • Voluntown Kennedy Cemetery
  • Waterford Jordan Cemetery
  • Waterford West Neck Cemetery


    Johnson Cemetery
    Schwartz Road
    Bozrah, New London County, Connecticut
    Founded 1742
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert G. Avery (1804-1870) — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Born in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., April 8, 1804. Member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1849. Died in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., May 20, 1870 (age 66 years, 42 days). Interment at Johnson Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Austin Gager (1803-1846) — also known as Samuel A. Gager — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Born in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., May 18, 1803. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1839. Died in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., June 26, 1846 (age 43 years, 39 days). Interment at Johnson Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Gager and Cynthia Maria (Meech) Gager (1777-1864); married, September 28, 1827, to Wealthy Ann Huntington (1807-1844); second cousin of Samuel R. Gager; second cousin once removed of Simeon Baldwin, Howkin Bulkley Beardslee and Daniel Parrish Witter; second cousin thrice removed of Herman Arod Gager and Harry Andrews Gager; 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 Ebenezer Hazard, Thomas Glasby Waterman and Clement Phineas Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Roger Wolcott; fourth cousin once removed of Nathaniel Hazard, Erskine Hazard and Alfred Avery Burnham.
      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).
      Samuel Gager (1775-1855) — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Born in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., August 3, 1775. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1824, 1826. Died in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., October 4, 1855 (age 80 years, 62 days). Interment at Johnson Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Gager and Hannah (Calkins) Gager; married, April 12, 1798, to Cynthia Maria Meech (1777-1864); father of Samuel Austin Gager; first cousin once removed of Samuel R. Gager; first cousin four times removed of Herman Arod Gager and Harry Andrews Gager; second cousin of Simeon Baldwin; second cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington and Roger Sherman Baldwin; second cousin twice removed of David Waterman, Jabez Williams Huntington and Simeon Eben Baldwin; second cousin thrice removed of Thomas Glasby Waterman and Clement Phineas Kellogg; second cousin four times removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Roger Wolcott; second cousin five times removed of Edmond Otis Dewey, George Martin Dewey and Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Washington family; Shober-Roosevelt-Wheat-Roberdeau family of Salisbury, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925) — also known as Elijah S. Abel — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Born in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., February 2, 1868. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1921-22; defeated, 1910. Died, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 24, 1925 (age 57 years, 50 days). Interment at Johnson Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 10, 1889, to Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Colchester, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      William H. Hayward — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1877-81. Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Hayward (inventor of Vulcanized rubber).


    Linwood Cemetery
    Colchester, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Newhall Taintor (1840-1920) — also known as Charles N. Taintor — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Pomfret, Windham County, Conn., November 28, 1840. Republican. Map and book publisher; New York Commissioner of Emigration, 1881-89; New York City Police Justice, 1889-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1888; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1893; president, United States Savings Bank, 1910-20. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 12, 1920 (age 79 years, 105 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ralph Smith Taintor and Phebe Higgins (Lord) Taintor (1814-1890); married to Isabella Comstock (1833-1914); married, April 23, 1872, to Georgiana Strang (1841-1936); first cousin twice removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor and Solomon Taintor; second cousin once removed of John Adams Taintor and Henry G. Taintor; third cousin once removed of DeGrasse Maltby and Henry Taintor; fourth cousin once removed of Calvin Frisbie, Samuel Lord (1831-1880), Samuel DeWitt Maltby and Benjamin Josiah Maltby.
      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
      Erastus Sheldon Day (1836-1921) — also known as Erastus S. Day — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., July 7, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; president, Colchester Railway; director, Colchester Wheel Company; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1862, 1864, 1874; probate judge in Connecticut, 1880; Connecticut Republican state chair, 1886-90; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1888 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Consul in Bradford, 1897-1909. Congregationalist. Died in Colchester, New London County, Conn., August 30, 1921 (age 85 years, 54 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elihu M. Day and Jane E. (Buell) Day; married, August 29, 1864, to Catherine G. Olmsted; father of Edward Marvin Day (1872-1947).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ralph Smith Taintor (1811-1892) — also known as Ralph S. Taintor — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., November 13, 1811. Republican. Farmer; wool commission merchant; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1857. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Grange. Died in Colchester, New London County, Conn., October 22, 1892 (age 80 years, 344 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 2, 1834, to Phoebe Higgins Lord (1814-1890); father of Charles Newhall Taintor (1840-1920); first cousin once removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor and Solomon Taintor; second cousin of John Adams Taintor and Henry G. Taintor; third cousin of DeGrasse Maltby and Henry Taintor; third cousin twice removed of Samuel DeWitt Maltby and Benjamin Josiah Maltby; fourth cousin of Calvin Frisbie; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong and Asa H. Otis.
      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
      Samuel Herbert Kellogg (1861-1933) — also known as Samuel H. Kellogg — of Colchester, New London County, Conn. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., April 30, 1861. Republican. Postmaster at Colchester, Conn., 1892-95; first selectman of Colchester, Connecticut, 1907-09, 1915-17. Died in Colchester, New London County, Conn., July 4, 1933 (age 72 years, 65 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Kellogg (1824-1874) and Jane Elizabeth (Hall) Kellogg (1830-1877); married, October 29, 1888, to Alice Standish Kelsey (1862-1896); third cousin twice removed of Samuel Clesson Allen; third cousin thrice removed of Jonathan Dickinson Sergeant; fourth cousin of Edwin W. Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Chester Ashley, Elisha Hunt Allen and Abraham Lincoln Kellogg (1860-1946).
      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
      Edward Marvin Day (1872-1947) — also known as Edward M. Day — of Colchester, New London County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Colchester, New London County, Conn., August 20, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Colchester, 1897-98. Congregationalist. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in 1947 (age about 74 years). Interment at Linwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Erastus Sheldon Day (1836-1921) and Catherine (Olmsted) Day.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    East Lyme Cemetery
    Flanders, East Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Allen Beckwith (1865-1952) — also known as Fred A. Beckwith — of Niantic, East Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, January 7, 1865. Republican. Coal and wood yard; livery business; first selectman of East Lyme, Connecticut, 1901-07, 1909, 1911-19, 1921-27; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Lyme, 1907-08, 1927-30, 1939-42; defeated, 1930; member of Connecticut state senate, 1925-26. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., March 24, 1952 (age 87 years, 77 days). Interment at East Lyme Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Tyler Beckwith (1838-1919) and Annie T. (Beckwith) Beckwith (1841-1912); married, January 25, 1894, to Marion Standard Mott (1867-1960).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Tyler Beckwith (1838-1919) — also known as John T. Beckwith — of Niantic, East Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., July 10, 1838. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Lyme, 1905-06. Baptist. Died February 4, 1919 (age 80 years, 209 days). Interment at East Lyme Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Frederick Allen Beckwith (1865-1952).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Plains Cemetery
    Franklin, New London County, Connecticut
    Founded 1721
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Ezra Brewster Bailey (1841-1920) — also known as Ezra B. Bailey — of Windsor Locks, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Franklin, New London County, Conn., March 29, 1841. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1880, 1883; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1887-88; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1891. Died November 1, 1920 (age 79 years, 217 days). Interment at Plains Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Aaron Bailey (1795-1875) and Eliza (Brewster) Bailey (1797-1886); married to Katie Elsie Horton (1837-1924).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clayton Hyde Lathrop (1857-1900) — also known as Clayton H. Lathrop — of Franklin, New London County, Conn. Born in Vernon, Tolland County, Conn., July 20, 1857. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Franklin, 1895-96. Died in Franklin, New London County, Conn., September 24, 1900 (age 43 years, 66 days). Interment at Plains Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha H. Lathrop (1827-1887) and Louisa Jane (Adams) Lathrop (1837-1893); married, March 31, 1880, to Estella Jane Smith (1856-1941); father of Clayton Huntington Lathrop; third cousin once removed of Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884); third cousin thrice removed of Joshua Coit, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin of Charles A. Hungerford and Edward Green Bradford II; fourth cousin once removed of John Hall Brockway, William Dean Kellogg, Julius Levi Strong, Abial Lathrop, Edward Green Bradford, Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pachaug Cemetery
    Griswold, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Albertus Crary Burdick (1877-1958) — also known as Albertus C. Burdick — of Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn. Born in Griswold, New London County, Conn., December 17, 1877. Democrat. Real estate agent; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1902, 1906. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., April 4, 1958 (age 80 years, 108 days). Interment at Pachaug Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Orrin Fowler Burdick (1829-1882) and Mary Burdick; third cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Cornell (1733-1800).
      Political families: Sherman family of Connecticut; Durfee-Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island; Cornell family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Hatfield-Cornell-Woolsey family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Rixtown Cemetery
    Griswold, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Jepthah Greer Bill (1823-1924) — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Born September 7, 1823. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1870. Died December 5, 1924 (age 101 years, 89 days). Interment at Rixtown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of Lodowick Bill (1784-1871); granduncle of James Bard Bill; second great-granduncle of Scott Bill Hirst; first cousin of James Alexander Bill.
      Political family: Bill family of Connecticut.


    Colonel William Ledyard Cemetery
    Groton, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert Latham — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Groton, 1829-30, 1835, 1837; member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1845. Interment at Colonel William Ledyard Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Latham.


    Crary Cemetery
    Groton, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Elisha Haley (1776-1860) — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Born in Groton, New London County, Conn., January 21, 1776. Democrat. Civil engineer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Groton, 1820, 1824, 1826-27, 1833-34; member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1830; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1835-39 (at-large 1835-37, 4th District 1837-39). Died in Groton, New London County, Conn., January 22, 1860 (age 84 years, 1 days). Interment at Crary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Starr Cemetery
    Groton, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Noyes Barber (1781-1844) — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Born in Groton, New London County, Conn., April 28, 1781. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1818; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1821-35; defeated, 1834. Died in Groton, New London County, Conn., January 3, 1844 (age 62 years, 250 days). Interment at Starr Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Barber (1747-1816) and Elizabeth (Denison) Barber (1748-1822); uncle of Edwin Barber Morgan and Christopher Morgan; second cousin once removed of Waightstill Avery (1741-1821); second cousin twice removed of Judson B. Phelps; second cousin thrice removed of Spencer Gale Frink; second cousin four times removed of Burdette Burt Bliss; third cousin once removed of Lorenzo Burrows and William Waigstill Avery; fourth cousin once removed of Joshua Coit, Nathan Belcher and Joshua Perkins.
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Lenoir-Avery family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Noank Valley Cemetery
    Noank, Groton, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Palmer Anderson (1906-1978) — of Noank, Groton, New London County, Conn. Born in Noank, Groton, New London County, Conn., March 27, 1906. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1947-48; defeated, 1940; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1953-54; U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1954-64; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1964-71; took senior status 1971. Baptist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Elks. Died in Noank, Groton, New London County, Conn., May 2, 1978 (age 72 years, 36 days). Interment at Noank Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Pickett Anderson (1876-1951) and Jessie Palmer (Ashby) Anderson (1883-1968); married, January 5, 1935, to Elizabeth Paffard (1910-1987).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles I. Libby (1863-1924) — of Noank, Groton, New London County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, March 14, 1863. Blacksmith; Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Groton, 1906. Died in Groton, New London County, Conn., March 17, 1924 (age 61 years, 3 days). Interment at Noank Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Allen Libby (1836-1896) and Mary A. (Terney) Libby (1836-1910); married, November 10, 1886, to Calista V. Fitch (1864-1917).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas L. Hagerty (1907-1981) — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, August 16, 1907. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Groton; elected 1940, 1946, 1948. Died in Groton, New London County, Conn., June 15, 1981 (age 73 years, 303 days). Interment at Noank Valley Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Thomas Hagerty (1877-1956) and Georgiana Lee (Garde) Hagerty (1883-1957); married to Martha Maynard (1903-1984).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fort Hill Cemetery
    Poquonock Bridge, Groton, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Warren Booth Burrows (1877-1952) — also known as Warren B. Burrows — of New London, New London County, Conn.; Poquonock Bridge, Groton, New London County, Conn. Born in Poquonock Bridge, Groton, New London County, Conn., September 14, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1925-26; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1927-28; U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1928-30; resigned 1930; Connecticut state attorney general, 1931-35; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1932. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Poquonock Bridge, Groton, New London County, Conn., December 8, 1952 (age 75 years, 85 days). Interment at Fort Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Calvin Burrows and Lucy Agnes (Booth) Burrows; married, January 22, 1916, to Emily Avery Copp.
      See also federal judicial profile


    Exeter Cemetery
    Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Leverett A. Manwaring (1854-1931) — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Born November 29, 1854. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1908, 1910. Died August 24, 1931 (age 76 years, 268 days). Interment at Exeter Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Fannie E. Abell (1861-1934).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Liberty Hill Cemetery
    Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Stephen Daniel Tilden (1769-1852) — also known as Stephen D. Tilden — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., May 3, 1769. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1827; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1836. Died in Columbia, Tolland County, Conn., February 2, 1852 (age 82 years, 275 days). Interment at Liberty Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Tilden (1743-1833) and Esther (Mason) Tilden (1748-1821); married, February 20, 1798, to Lucretia Pettis (1780-1861); father of Daniel Rose Tilden; second great-grandson of Peleg Sanford; first cousin twice removed of George Galen Tilden and James Rudolph Garfield; first cousin thrice removed of Lucien Cooper Tilden and Julius Galen Tilden; third cousin of Moses Younglove Tilden and Samuel Jones Tilden; third cousin once removed of Calvin Tilden Hulburd; third cousin thrice removed of Fred Chester Tilden; fourth cousin of Jason Kellogg, Asahel Otis, Jeremiah Mason, Orsamus Cook Merrill and Timothy Merrill; fourth cousin once removed of Silas Dewey Kellogg, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg and Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859).
      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


    New Lebanon Cemetery
    Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut
    Founded 1891
    Politicians buried here:
      Andrew Gilman Littlefield (1871-1941) — also known as Andrew G. Littlefield — of Pembroke, Merrimack County, N.H.; Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 29, 1871. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon; elected 1926. Died in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., November 1, 1941 (age 70 years, 156 days). Interment at New Lebanon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Emery Paine Littlefield (1840-1907) and Emily Josephine (Tucker) Littlefield (1843-1939); married, November 27, 1895, to Jennie Edmoundson (divorced); married, August 30, 1906, to Myra L. Trafton (1879-1959).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clayton Huntington Lathrop (1892-1953) — also known as C. Huntington Lathrop — of North Franklin, Franklin, New London County, Conn.; Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Born in Franklin, New London County, Conn., November 11, 1892. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Franklin, 1915-16. Died in 1953 (age about 60 years). Interment at New Lebanon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clayton Hyde Lathrop and Estella J. (Smith) Lathrop; third cousin twice removed of Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884); fourth cousin once removed of Charles A. Hungerford and Edward Green Bradford II.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Trumbull Cemetery
    Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (1740-1809) — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., March 26, 1740. U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1789-95; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1791-93; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1795-96; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1796-97; Governor of Connecticut, 1797-1809; died in office 1809. Died in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., August 7, 1809 (age 69 years, 134 days). Interment at Trumbull Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Trumbull and Faith (Robinson) Trumbull (1718-1780); brother of Joseph Trumbull (1737-1778) and David Trumbull; married to Eunice Backus; father of Harriet Trumbull (who married Benjamin Silliman); uncle of Joseph Trumbull (1782-1861) and Jonathan G. W. Trumbull; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Trumbull; second cousin twice removed of Lyman Trumbull; second cousin thrice removed of Carl Trumbull Hayden; third cousin twice removed of Ethan Colby (1810-1895); third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Livermore Perley.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Trumbull County, Ohio is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Williams (1731-1811) — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., April 28, 1731. Merchant; pastor; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1757; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-79, 1784-1802. Congregationalist. Died August 2, 1811 (age 80 years, 96 days). Interment at Trumbull Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, February 14, 1771, to Mary Trumbull (1745-1831; daughter of Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785)).
      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
      Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785) — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., October 12, 1710. Colonial Governor of Connecticut, 1769-76; Governor of Connecticut, 1776-84. Died in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., August 17, 1785 (age 74 years, 309 days). Interment at Trumbull Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Trumbull (1679-1755) and Hannah (Higley) Trumbull (1683-1768); married to Faith Robinson (1718-1780); father of Joseph Trumbull (1737-1778), Jonathan Trumbull, Jr., Mary Trumbull (1745-1831; who married William Williams) and David Trumbull; grandfather of Joseph Trumbull (1782-1861) and Jonathan G. W. Trumbull; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Trumbull; first cousin thrice removed of Lyman Trumbull; first cousin four times removed of Carl Trumbull Hayden; second cousin thrice removed of Ethan Colby (1810-1895); second cousin four times removed of Joseph Livermore Perley.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Trumbull (1737-1778) — of Connecticut. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., March 11, 1737. Merchant; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1774; commissary general of the Continental Army, 1775-77. Died in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., July 23, 1778 (age 41 years, 134 days). Interment at Trumbull Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Trumbull; brother of Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. and David Trumbull; uncle of Joseph Trumbull and Jonathan G. W. Trumbull; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Trumbull; second cousin twice removed of Lyman Trumbull; second cousin thrice removed of Carl Trumbull Hayden; third cousin twice removed of Ethan Colby (1810-1895); third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Livermore Perley.
      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
      David Trumbull (1751-1822) — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., February 5, 1751. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1796. Died in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., January 17, 1822 (age 70 years, 346 days). Interment at Trumbull Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jonathan Trumbull and Faith (Robinson) Trumbull (1718-1780); brother of Joseph Trumbull (1737-1778) and Jonathan Trumbull, Jr.; married, December 6, 1778, to Sarah Backus (1761-1846); father of Joseph Trumbull (1782-1861) and Jonathan G. W. Trumbull; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Trumbull; second cousin twice removed of Lyman Trumbull; second cousin thrice removed of Carl Trumbull Hayden; third cousin twice removed of Ethan Colby (1810-1895); third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Livermore Perley.
      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


    Avery Stoddard Cemetery
    Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur Gilbert Hagen (1894-1975) — also known as A. Gilbert Hagen — of Ledyard, New London County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 4, 1894. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ledyard, 1946. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., March 29, 1975 (age 81 years, 53 days). Interment at Avery Stoddard Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Gemeasky (1895-1987).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Ledyard Center Cemetery
    Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Israel Allyn (1875-1948) — also known as William I. Allyn — of Ledyard, New London County, Conn. Born in Ledyard, New London County, Conn., January 20, 1875. Republican. Farmer; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ledyard, 1905-08, 1911-12, 1917-20; member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1909-10; Ledyard town clerk and treasurer; New London County Auditor. Congregationalist. Member, Grange; Royal Arcanum. Died July 11, 1948 (age 73 years, 173 days). Interment at Ledyard Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Israel Allyn and Mary Ann (Williams) Allyn; married, January 20, 1898, to Martha A. Gardner.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Roswell Allyn (1789-1860) — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Born in Groton, New London County, Conn., July 11, 1789. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Groton, 1820, 1826. Died in Ledyard, New London County, Conn., August 11, 1860 (age 71 years, 31 days). Interment at Ledyard Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Allyn (1739-1825) and Ann (Stanton) Allyn (1747-1814); married, August 18, 1811, to Henrietta Morgan (1790-1824); married, June 20, 1826, to Harriet Palmer (1801-1888).


    St. Mary Cemetery
    Lisbon, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Douglas Pierre Auclair (1871-1914) — also known as Douglas P. Auclair — of Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn. Born in Saint-Georges-de-Windsor, Quebec, October, 1871. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; druggist; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1904, 1910. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn., 1914 (age about 42 years). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pierre Auclair (1843-1936) and Emerence (Thibault) Auclair; married 1898 to Elizabeth Lapointe (1876-1965).
      Ulderic E. Jodoin (1902-1953) — also known as "Bud" — of Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn. Born in Jewett City, Griswold, New London County, Conn., 1902. Warden (borough president) of Jewett City, Connecticut, 1950. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., April 7, 1953 (age about 50 years). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Maxsim H. Pepin, Jr. (1908-1965) — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Born in Griswold, New London County, Conn., August 26, 1908. Republican. Gasoline station manager; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Griswold, 1934, 1940. French Canadian ancestry. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., September 27, 1965 (age 57 years, 32 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maxime Pepin (1876-1958) and Rosanna (Dugas) Pepin (1877-1954); married to Mabel Rowena Smith (1915-1968).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Locations
    Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      James Alexander Bill (1817-1880) — also known as James A. Bill — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Groton, New London County, Conn., March 30, 1817. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1850; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1852-53. He was pro-Southern in his political sympathies, and named three of his sons "Jefferson Davis Bill", "Kansas Nebraska Bill", and "Lecompton Constitution Bill". Died in Lyme, New London County, Conn., 1880 (age about 63 years). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Geer) Bill (1781-1868) and Lodowick Bill (1784-1871); married, August 26, 1839, to Ann Selden Lord (1820-1900); first cousin of Jepthah Greer Bill.
      Political family: Bill family of Connecticut.
      Lodowick Bill (1784-1871) — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Groton, New London County, Conn., October 9, 1784. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1836. Died in Groton, New London County, Conn., August 17, 1871 (age 86 years, 312 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Benajah Bill (1760-1842) and Content (Park) Bill (1761-1845); married, October 20, 1805, to Elizabeth Geer (1784-1868); father of James Alexander Bill (1817-1880); uncle of Jepthah Greer Bill; great-granduncle of James Bard Bill; third great-granduncle of Scott Bill Hirst.
      Political family: Bill family of Connecticut.


    North Lyme Cemetery
    Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Hayden Lord Reynolds (1860-1945) — also known as Hayden L. Reynolds — of Brockway, Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born January 13, 1860. Republican. Postmaster at Brockway, Conn., 1886-87; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1919-20; defeated, 1902. Died January 21, 1945 (age 85 years, 8 days). Interment at North Lyme Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ephraim Otis Reynolds (1837-1916) and Aurelia (Hayden) Reynolds (1841-1941); married to Hattie F. Warner (1858-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pleasant View Cemetery
    Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Laurence Raymond (1874-1937) — also known as J. Laurence Raymond — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., July 18, 1874. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1917-20. Died in Lyme, New London County, Conn., 1937 (age about 62 years). Interment at Pleasant View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Lawrence Raymond (1828-1914) and Hester Elizabeth (Wood) Raymond (1838-1915); married, December 21, 1895, to Edith May Anderson (1876-1941).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cove Cemetery
    Hadlyme, Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Allen Bartman (1893-1972) — of Hadlyme, Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn., January 1, 1893. Mail carrier; mechanic; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1939-42; defeated (Democratic), 1926. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., June 29, 1972 (age 79 years, 180 days). Interment at Cove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Bartman (1866-1920) and Amy (Osterberg) Bartman (1870-1932); married, January 27, 1916, to Catherine Steward (1897-1954).
      Wilfred Langdon Kihn (1898-1957) — also known as W. Langdon Kihn; William Langdon Kihn; "Zoi-och-ka-tsai-ya"; "Chase-Enemy-in-Water" — of Hadlyme, Lyme, New London County, Conn.; Moodus, East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 5, 1898. Democrat. Artist, specializing in paintings of American Indians; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1948. Died, in Lawrence Memorial Hospital, New London, New London County, Conn., December 12, 1957 (age 59 years, 98 days). Interment at Cove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfred Charles Kihn (1868-1936) and Carrie Lowe (Peck) Kihn; married, June 3, 1920, to Helen Van Tine Butler.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Chester Burying Ground
    Montville, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Asahel Otis (1768-1837) — of Montville, New London County, Conn. Born in Montville, New London County, Conn., May 1, 1768. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Montville, 1822. Died in Bethany, Genesee County, N.Y., January 12, 1837 (age 68 years, 256 days). Interment at Chester Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Otis (1742-1834) and Amy (Gardner) Otis (1745-1815); married, January 15, 1792, to Mary Chester (1770-1834); first cousin once removed of Day Otis Kellogg and Dwight Kellogg; second cousin once removed of Samuel Allyne Otis and Asa H. Otis; third cousin of Harrison Gray Otis; third cousin once removed of Nathaniel Freeman, Jr. and Abraham Lansing; third cousin twice removed of John Adams, Benjamin Fessenden, Charles Backus Hyde Fessenden, Charles Augustus Otis, Sr. and James Otis; third cousin thrice removed of William Barret Ridgely and Austin Eugene Lathrop; fourth cousin of Stephen Daniel Tilden, Moses Younglove Tilden and Samuel Jones Tilden; fourth cousin once removed of John Quincy Adams, Daniel Rose Tilden, Calvin Tilden Hulburd, Andrew Gould Chatfield (1810-1875) and George Bailey Loring.
      Political families: Otis family of Connecticut; Sherman 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


    Raymond Hill Cemetery
    Montville, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      William Hillhouse (1728-1816) — of Connecticut. Born in Montville, New London County, Conn., August 25, 1728. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1763-85; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1783-86; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1785-1808. Died in Montville, New London County, Conn., January 12, 1816 (age 87 years, 140 days). Interment at Raymond Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of James Hillhouse (1754-1832).
      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


    Comstock Cemetery
    Uncasville, Montville, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Luther Kimbell Zabriskie (1879-1921) — also known as Luther K. Zabriskie — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Born in Preston, New London County, Conn., October 20, 1879. Republican. Newspaper work; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1907-08; U.S. Deputy Consul in Callao, 1912-13; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Callao, 1913-15; U.S. Vice Consul in Moscow, 1915-16; SAINT Thomas, 1916-17; U.S. Consul in Aguascalientes, 1918-21, died in office 1921. Died, from smallpox, in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, January 17, 1921 (age 41 years, 89 days). Interment at Comstock Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, May 26, 1917, to Helen Eliza Boynton.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Dan D. Home (1861-1940) — of Montville, New London County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, April, 1861. Republican. Farmer; first selectman of Montville, Connecticut, 1904-08; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Montville, 1909-10; defeated, 1910. Scottish ancestry. Died in 1940 (age about 79 years). Interment at Comstock Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Susan J. (Bradford) Home (1830-1914) and William H. Home (1836-1917); married to Ada I. Woodmansee (1864-1915).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    New London, New London County, Connecticut


    Ancient Cemetery
    New London, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
    Gurdon Saltonstall Gurdon Saltonstall (1666-1724) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., April 7, 1666. Ordained minister; Colonial Governor of Connecticut, 1708-24. Puritan. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., October 1, 1724 (age 58 years, 177 days). Interment at Ancient Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Saltonstall (1639-1707) and Elizabeth (Ward) Saltonstall (1647-1714); married to Jerusha Richards, Elizabeth Rosewell (1679-1710) and Mary Whittingham (1665-1728); father of Gurdon Saltonstall; grandfather of Elizabeth Saltonstall Evards (who married Silas Deane); great-granduncle of Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845); second great-granduncle of Leverett Saltonstall (1825-1895); third great-grandfather of James Rodes Saltonstall; third great-granduncle of John Lee Saltonstall; fourth great-granduncle of Leverett Saltonstall (1892-1979), Richard Saltonstall, William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; fifth great-granduncle of William Lawrence Saltonstall (1927-2009).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Sullivan-Saltonstall family of Durham, New Hampshire; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Public Library
      Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1785) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., December 22, 1708. Postmaster at New London, Conn., 1776-85. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., September 19, 1785 (age 76 years, 271 days). Interment at Ancient Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gurdon Saltonstall and Elizabeth (Rosewell) Saltonstall (1679-1710); second great-granduncle of James Rodes Saltonstall; first cousin twice removed of Leverett Saltonstall (1783-1845); first cousin thrice removed of Leverett Saltonstall (1825-1895); first cousin four times removed of John Lee Saltonstall; first cousin five times removed of Leverett Saltonstall (1892-1979), Richard Saltonstall, William Gurdon Saltonstall and John Lee Saltonstall, Jr.; first cousin six times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall (1927-2009).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Sullivan-Saltonstall family of Durham, New Hampshire; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cedar Grove Cemetery
    New London, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Bosworth Brandegee (1864-1924) — also known as Frank B. Brandegee — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., July 8, 1864. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1889, 1899-1900; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1899-1900; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1900; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1901; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1902-05; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1905-24; died in office 1924. Member, Union League. Killed himself by inhaling from a gaslight, in Washington, D.C., October 14, 1924 (age 60 years, 98 days). Five years later, U.S. Sen. Cole Blease of South Carolina received a letter from a woman alleging that Brandegee had been murdered; the letter was turned over to a Senate committee to investigate the mystery, but nothing came of it. Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Augustus Brandegee and Nancy Christine (Bosworth) Brandegee; first cousin seven times removed of Roger Wolcott; second cousin five times removed of Matthew Griswold; third cousin once removed of William Henderson Packwood; fourth cousin once removed of Alonzo Mark Leffingwell and Otis Larry Packwood (1927-2008).
      Political family: Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Law (1733-1806) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Milford, New Haven County, Conn., March 7, 1733. Lawyer; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-85; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1778, 1783-84; mayor of New London, Conn., 1784; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1784-89; U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1789-1806; died in office 1806. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., January 26, 1806 (age 72 years, 325 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Lyman Law (1770-1842); grandfather of John Law.
      Political family: Law family of New London, Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas McDonald Waller (1839-1924) — also known as Thomas M. Waller; Thomas Armstrong — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1839. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1867-68, 1872, 1876; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1876; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1870-71; mayor of New London, Conn., 1873; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1876; Governor of Connecticut, 1883-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1884; U.S. Consul General in London, 1885-89; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Connecticut, 1896; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1902. Died January 24, 1924 (age about 84 years). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Adoptive son of Robert K. Waller; son of Thomas C. Armstrong and Mary Armstrong; father of Charles B. Waller (1875-?).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Gustavus Woodson Smith (1822-1896) — also known as Gustavus W. Smith — Born in Georgetown, Scott County, Ky., January 1, 1822. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Confederate Secretary of War, 1862; Kentucky State Insurance Commissioner, 1870-76. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 24, 1896 (age 74 years, 175 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Byrd Smith and Sarah (Hatcher) Smith.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Stark (1820-1898) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., June 26, 1820. Democrat. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; lawyer; member of Oregon territorial House of Representatives, 1852; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1860; U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1861-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1868; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1874. On June 6, 1862, a resolution to expel him from the U.S. Senate for alleged disloyalty to the Union, requiring two-thirds to pass, failed on a vote of 21 in favor to 16 opposed. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., October 10, 1898 (age 78 years, 106 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Patrick Freeman (1869-1944) — also known as Richard P. Freeman — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., April 24, 1869. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1912; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1915-33. Died in a veteran's hospital at Newington, Hartford County, Conn., July 8, 1944 (age 75 years, 75 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joshua Coit (1758-1798) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., October 7, 1758. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1784-85, 1789-90, 1792-93; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1793; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1793-98; died in office 1798. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., September 5, 1798 (age 39 years, 333 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Coit (1698-1787) and Lydia (Lathrop) Coit (1718-1794); married, January 2, 1785, to Ann Boradell Hallam (1763-1844); grandfather of Robert Coit, Jr.; great-grandfather of William Brainard Coit; third great-granduncle of John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; first cousin five times removed of James Gillespie Blaine III; second cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington and Ebenezer Huntington; second cousin twice removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Hall Brockway and Henry Titus Backus; second cousin four times removed of Roger Wolcott, William Barret Ridgely, Edmond Otis Dewey, Austin Eugene Lathrop, George Martin Dewey and Schuyler Carl Wells; second cousin five times removed of John Lee Saltonstall, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Thomas Edmund Dewey; third cousin of John Davenport, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Lathrop and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin once removed of Henry Scudder, Zina Hyde, Jr., Theodore Davenport, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Elisha Mills Huntington, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); third cousin twice removed of William Woodbridge, Isaac Backus, Samuel George Andrews, Waitman Thomas Willey, Samuel Townsend Douglass, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); third cousin thrice removed of Thomas Henry Seymour, Zachariah Chandler, Charles H. Eastman (1819-1879), Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Carlisle Stewart Abbott, Matthew Griswold, Charles A. Hungerford, William Patrick Willey, George Douglas Perkins, Thomas Theodore Prentis, Almar F. Dickson, Frederick Dent Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr., George Harrison Hall, Charles Edward Hyde, Clayton Hyde Lathrop, Herman Arod Gager, Arthur Eugene Parmelee, John Sedgwick Hyde, Edward Warden Hyde, Hiram Bingham and John Leffingwell Randolph; fourth cousin of Chauncey Goodrich and Elizur Goodrich; fourth cousin once removed of Noyes Barber, Eli Thacher Hoyt, Caleb Scudder, Charles Phelps Huntington, Bailey Frye Adams and Henry Joel Scudder.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Flanders family of Vermont; Rowell family of Maine (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lyman Law (1770-1842) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., August 19, 1770. Lawyer; postmaster at New London, Conn., 1794-97; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1801-02, 1806, 1809-10, 1819, 1826; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1806, 1809-10; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1811-17. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., February 3, 1842 (age 71 years, 168 days). Original interment at Second Burial Ground; reinterment in 1851 at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Law (1733-1806); father of John Law.
      Political family: Law family of New London, Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elias Perkins (1767-1845) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Newent Society (now Lisbon), New London County, Conn., April 5, 1767. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1795-1800, 1814-15; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1798, 1815; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1801-03; county judge in Connecticut, 1807-25; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1817-18; member of Connecticut state senate at-large, 1819-22; mayor of New London, Conn., 1829-33. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., September 27, 1845 (age 78 years, 175 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lucretia Shaw Woodbridge (1773-1802) and Mary Mumford (1774-1830).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Babock Thurston (1804-1886) — also known as Benjamin B. Thurston — of Hopkinton, Washington County, R.I. Born in Rhode Island, 1804. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1836; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1837-38; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1847-49, 1851-57; member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1860. Died in 1886 (age about 82 years). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Thurston (1776?-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Hayward (1877-1944) — of Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb., April 29, 1877. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; Otoe County Judge, 1901-02; Nebraska Republican state chair, 1907-09; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1908-12; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1921-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924. Member, United Spanish War Veterans; Sons of the Revolution; American Legion; Union League. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 13, 1944 (age 67 years, 167 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Monroe Leland Hayward and Jennie (Pelton) Hayward; married, June 21, 1919, to Mae C. Plant; grandson of Edwin A. Pelton; third cousin twice removed of Guy Ray Pelton and Frederic William Pelton; fourth cousin once removed of George Pelton Lawrence (1859-1917).
      Political family: Pelton-Hayward family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Amasa Learned (1750-1825) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Killingly, Windham County, Conn., November 15, 1750. Minister; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1779; delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1791; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1791-95; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1818. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., May 4, 1825 (age 74 years, 170 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Grace Hallam (1752-1787); grandfather of John Law (1796-1873).
      Political family: Law family of New London, Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustus Brandegee (1828-1904) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., July 15, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1854, 1858-61; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1861; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1856, 1864, 1880, 1884; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1863-67. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., November 10, 1904 (age 76 years, 118 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Brandegee (1786-1859) and Mary Ann (Deshon) Brandegee (1799-1853); married, September 5, 1854, to Nancy Christine Bosworth; father of Frank Bosworth Brandegee; first cousin six times removed of Roger Wolcott; second cousin four times removed of Matthew Griswold; second cousin five times removed of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797); third cousin of William Henderson Packwood; third cousin twice removed of Otis Larry Packwood; third cousin thrice removed of Roger Griswold and Robert William Packwood; fourth cousin of Alonzo Mark Leffingwell; fourth cousin once removed of John Leffingwell Randolph.
      Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Wheeler Williams (1789-1874) — also known as Thomas W. Williams — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Stonington, New London County, Conn., September 28, 1789. Whig. U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1839-43; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1846-47; president, New London, Willimantic, and Palmer Railroad. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., December 31, 1874 (age 85 years, 94 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Lucretia W. Perkins (1797-1829) and Nancy L. Allyn (1785-1875).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nicoll Fosdick (1785-1868) — of Norway, Herkimer County, N.Y.; New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., November 9, 1785. Presidential Elector for New York, 1816; member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1817-19; U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1825-27; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1849-53. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., May 7, 1868 (age 82 years, 180 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nathan Belcher (1813-1891) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Griswold, New London County, Conn., June 23, 1813. Democrat. Lawyer; manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1846-47; member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1850; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1853-55. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., June 2, 1891 (age 77 years, 344 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Belcher (1772-1851) and Sally (Wilson) Belcher (1789-1831); married, October 20, 1841, to Ann Peck Wilson (1816-1872); fourth great-grandnephew of Robert Treat; first cousin once removed of Henry Brewster Stanton; third cousin once removed of John Baldwin; third cousin twice removed of Waightstill Avery; fourth cousin of Lorenzo Burrows (1805-1885); fourth cousin once removed of Noyes Barber and Chauncey C. Pendleton.
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Cornell family of New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Theodore Bodenwein Theodore Bodenwein (1864-1939) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Dusseldorf, Prussia (now Germany), January 25, 1864. Republican. Newspaper publisher; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1905-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1908 (alternate), 1932, 1936 (alternate); member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1930. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died, from a heart ailment, in Lawrence and Memorial Associated Hospitals, New London, New London County, Conn., January 12, 1939 (age 74 years, 352 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Anton Bodenwein and Agnes (Bornes) Bodenwein; married, February 21, 1889, to Jennie Muir; married to Edna G. Simpson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut 1907-08
    Robert Coit Robert Coit, Jr. (1830-1904) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., April 26, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Connecticut, 1860; president and treasurer, New London and Northern Railroad; mayor of New London, Conn., 1879; member of Connecticut state senate, 1880-83 (7th District 1880-81, 9th District 1882-83); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1880; president, Union Bank of New London, 1893-1904; vice-president, Savings Bank of New London; prsident, New London Gas & Electric Company; president, New London Steamboat Company; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1897-98. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., June 19, 1904 (age 74 years, 54 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Coit (1785-1874) and Charlotte Elizabeth (Coit) Coit (1798-1874); married, August 1, 1854, to Lucretia Brainard (1833-1906); father of William Brainard Coit; grandson of Joshua Coit; second cousin twice removed of David Hough; second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington, John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington and Samuel Townsend Douglass; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Jeremiah Mason, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter and James Gillespie Blaine III; third cousin thrice removed of George Champlin and Henry Scudder; fourth cousin of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Hall Brockway, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877) and David Edgerton; fourth cousin once removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor, Solomon Taintor, Zina Hyde, Jr., Theodore Davenport, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Elisha Mills Huntington, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington and Peter Augustus Porter.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington 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
      Image source: Men of Mark in Connecticut (1908)
      Leo Edwin Jackson (1925-2009) — also known as Leo E. Jackson — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., December 20, 1925. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; mayor of New London, Conn., 1979-80. African ancestry. Member, Elks. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., May 24, 2009 (age 83 years, 155 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew J. Jackson and Ethel L. (Williams) Jackson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Brainard Coit (1862-1920) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., July 23, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1901-04. Congregationalist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Union League. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., September 16, 1920 (age 58 years, 55 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Coit, Jr. and Lucretia (Brainard) Coit; married, October 20, 1886, to Anna Blanchard Bancroft; great-grandson of Joshua Coit; second cousin thrice removed of David Hough; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Samuel Townsend Douglass, John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; third cousin thrice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Jeremiah Mason, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin once removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, John Hall Brockway, Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877), David Edgerton and James Gillespie Blaine III.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington 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
      Coleby Chew (1802-1850) — also known as Colby Chew — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, November 17, 1802. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1838. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., October 26, 1850 (age 47 years, 343 days). Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Coleby Chew (1773-1802) and Frances (Learned) Chew (1776-1846); married to Mary Cecilia Law (1802-1876); first cousin thrice removed of Edmund Pendleton; second cousin once removed of James Madison, William Taylor Madison and Zachary Taylor; second cousin twice removed of Nathaniel Pendleton, Elliot Woolfolk Major and Edgar Bailey Woolfolk (1865-1956); second cousin thrice removed of Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); third cousin once removed of Philip Clayton Pendleton, Edmund Henry Pendleton, Nathanael Greene Pendleton, St. Clair Ballard and Lewis Ballard; third cousin twice removed of Benjamin Chew, Edmund Jenings Randolph, Beverley Randolph, George Cassety Pendleton, Hubbard T. Smith, Charles M. Pendleton and Daniel Micajah Pendleton; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Sumner Pendleton, Oscar Hampton Ballard, John Reginald Ballard and Sherman Hart Ballard; fourth cousin of John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Philip Coleman Pendleton, George Hunt Pendleton and Joseph Henry Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of Peyton Randolph (1779-1828), William Barret Pendleton, Francis Key Pendleton, Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton and John Overton Pendleton.
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    New London, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Bryan Francis Mahan (1856-1923) — also known as Bryan F. Mahan — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., May 1, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1882-83; postmaster at New London, Conn., 1894-98, 1915-23; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1900, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee; speaker), 1920; mayor of New London, Conn., 1903-06, 1909-12; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1911-12; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., November 16, 1923 (age 67 years, 199 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Charles John Satti (1895-1968) — also known as C. John Satti — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born December 4, 1895. Democrat. Secretary of state of Connecticut, 1935-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1960; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1965. Died in 1968 (age about 72 years). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.


    Second Burial Ground
    New London, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Lyman Law (1770-1842) — of New London, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., August 19, 1770. Lawyer; postmaster at New London, Conn., 1794-97; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New London, 1801-02, 1806, 1809-10, 1819, 1826; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1806, 1809-10; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1811-17. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., February 3, 1842 (age 71 years, 168 days). Original interment at Second Burial Ground; reinterment in 1851 at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Law (1733-1806); father of John Law.
      Political family: Law family of New London, Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pendleton Hill Cemetery
    North Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Malcolm Everett Thompson (1882-1944) — also known as Malcolm E. Thompson — of North Stonington, New London County, Conn. Born in North Stonington, New London County, Conn., February 10, 1882. Republican. Lumber dealer; farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Stonington, 1919-20; defeated, 1912. Died March 8, 1944 (age 62 years, 27 days). Interment at Pendleton Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Arlena Arzamarski (1895-1976).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Thompson Cemetery
    North Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Ernest Orrin Maine (b. 1913) — also known as Ernest O. Maine — of Rhode Island. Born in North Stonington, New London County, Conn., 1913. Republican. Auctioneer; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1947-49; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1949-57. Member, Odd Fellows; Elks; Freemasons; Grange. Interment at Thompson Cemetery.


    Union Cemetery
    North Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles P. White — of North Stonington, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1870; member of Connecticut state senate, 1881-82 (8th District 1881, 10th District 1882). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Second great-granduncle of Scott Bill Hirst (1953-).
      Political family: Bill family of Connecticut.


    Wheeler Cemetery
    North Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Devere Allen (1891-1955) — of Wilton, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., June 24, 1891. Editor for various publications, including The Nation; overseas correspondent for newspapers and magazines; author; Socialist candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1932, 1934; Labor candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1938, 1940. Member, War Resisters League; League for Industrial Democracy; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Federation of Teachers; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in a hospital at Westerly, Washington County, R.I., August 27, 1955 (age 64 years, 64 days). Interment at Wheeler Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry L. Allen and Sarah Elizabeth (Champlin) Allen; married, August 22, 1917, to Marie Hollister.
      See also Wikipedia article


    City Cemetery
    Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      James Lanman (1767-1841) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., June 14, 1767. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1817, 1833; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1818; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1818; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1819-25; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1826-29; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1831. Died August 7, 1841 (age 74 years, 54 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, May 18, 1794, to Marian Chandler (died 1817); married, October 26, 1826, to Mary Judith (Gall) Benjamin.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Calvin Goddard (1768-1842) — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn.; Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Mass., July 17, 1768. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1795-1801, 1807; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1801-05 (at-large 1801-05, 3rd District 1805); member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1808-15; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1812; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1814; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1815-18. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., May 2, 1842 (age 73 years, 289 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Willard) Goddard (1730-1796) and Daniel Goddard (1734-1796); married, November 27, 1794, to Alice Cogswell Hart (1772-1832); grandfather of Calvin Goddard Child (1834-1880).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Andrew Jackson Bentley (1827-1895) — also known as Andrew J. Bentley — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla.; New London, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., January 10, 1827. Sailor; shipbroker; lumber business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1880; mayor of New London, Conn., 1894. Died, of pneumonia, March 18, 1895 (age 68 years, 67 days). Interment at City Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
      Relatives: Son of Leticia (Gardiner) Bentley (1784-1853) and Rev. David Niles Bentley (1785-1885); married to Abby Kinney (1828-1874).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maplewood Cemetery
    Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Edwin Werter Higgins (1874-1954) — also known as Edwin W. Higgins — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Clinton, Middlesex County, Conn., July 2, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1899-1900; member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1900-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1904 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1916; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1905-13. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Sigma Kappa. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., September 24, 1954 (age 80 years, 84 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Werter Chapin Higgins and Grace Agnes (Taintor) Higgins; married, September 21, 1904, to Alice May Neff.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Dacher McWilliams (1891-1975) — also known as John D. McWilliams — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., July 23, 1891. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1943-45; defeated, 1944. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., March 30, 1975 (age 83 years, 250 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Haskell Gallup (1846-1932) — also known as Henry H. Gallup — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Preston, New London County, Conn., June 2, 1846. Republican. Leather belt manufacturer; bank director; Connecticut state treasurer, 1901-05. Died in 1932 (age about 86 years). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Gallup and Maria Theresa (Davis) Gallup.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Norwichtown Cemetery
    Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Windham, Windham County, Conn., July 16, 1731. Lawyer; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1773-85; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1776-84; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1776-83; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1784-86; Governor of Connecticut, 1786-96; died in office 1796; received 2 electoral votes, 1789. Congregationalist. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., January 5, 1796 (age 64 years, 173 days). Interment at Norwichtown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Huntington (1691-1767) and Mehetabel (Thurston) Huntington (1700-1781); married, January 5, 1761, to Martha Devotion (1739-1794); uncle and adoptive father of Samuel H. Huntington; granduncle of Nathaniel Huntington (1793-1828), James Huntington and Elisha Mills Huntington; second great-granduncle of William Barret Ridgely; third great-granduncle of Helen Huntington Hull; first cousin once removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; second cousin once removed of John Davenport, Ebenezer Huntington, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Abel Huntington and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; second cousin twice removed of William Woodbridge, Zina Hyde, Jr., Jabez Williams Huntington, Isaac Backus, Theodore Davenport, Charles Phelps Huntington and Henry Titus Backus; second cousin thrice removed of John Hall Brockway, Robert Coit, Jr., Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop, Roger Wolcott and William Clark Huntington; second cousin four times removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Matthew Griswold, George Douglas Perkins, Charles Edward Hyde, Herman Arod Gager, Josiah Quincy, William Brainard Coit, Henry Arthur Huntington, John Sedgwick Hyde, Edward Warden Hyde, John Leffingwell Randolph and Arthur Evarts Lord; second cousin five times removed of Charles Grenfill Washburn, Edmond Otis Dewey, Austin Eugene Lathrop, George Martin Dewey, Schuyler Carl Wells, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John Foster Dulles, James Gillespie Blaine III, Allen Welsh Dulles and Randolph Appleton Kidder (1913-1996); third cousin of Samuel Adams; third cousin once removed of Joseph Allen, Chauncey Goodrich, Elizur Goodrich, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Nicholls Smallwood and Peter Buell Porter; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Lathrop, Bela Edgerton, Willard J. Chapin, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Philo Fairchild Barnum, Phineas Taylor Barnum and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); third cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Hard, Charles Robert Sherman, Heman Ticknor, Gideon Hard, Norman A. Phelps, Alphonso Taft, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Emerson Wight, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, William Henry Barnum, Ulysses Simpson Grant, William Vincent Wells, Augustus Frank, Edward M. Chapin, Elizur Stillman Goodrich, Rhamanthus Melville Stocker and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); fourth cousin once removed of Martin Keeler and Thaddeus Betts.
      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).
      Huntington County, Ind. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Benjamin Huntington (1736-1800) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., April 19, 1736. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1771-80; Delegate to Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1780-84, 1787-88; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1781-89, 1791-92; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1784-96; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1789-91; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1793-98. Died in Rome, Oneida County, N.Y., October 16, 1800 (age 64 years, 180 days). Interment at Norwichtown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Huntington (1676-1741) and Rachel (Wolcott) Huntington; married, May 5, 1765, to Anne Huntington (1740-1790); father of Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; grandfather of Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth great-grandfather of Randolph Appleton Kidder; first cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington; first cousin twice removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Samuel H. Huntington and Abel Huntington; first cousin thrice removed of William Woodbridge, Jabez Williams Huntington, Isaac Backus, Nathaniel Huntington (1793-1828), James Huntington, Charles Phelps Huntington, Elisha Mills Huntington and Henry Titus Backus; first cousin four times removed of William Clark Huntington; first cousin five times removed of Roger Wolcott, William Barret Ridgely, Josiah Quincy, Henry Arthur Huntington and Arthur Evarts Lord; first cousin six times removed of Austin Eugene Lathrop, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John Foster Dulles, Allen Welsh Dulles and Helen Huntington Hull; first cousin seven times removed of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Peter Buell Porter; second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Lathrop, Bela Edgerton, Theodore Davenport, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Philo Fairchild Barnum, Phineas Taylor Barnum and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); second cousin four times removed of Heman Ticknor, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, William Henry Barnum, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Augustus Frank, Rhamanthus Melville Stocker and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); second cousin five times removed of Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Frederick Dent Grant, Charles William Barnum, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr., Clement Phineas Kellogg, Herbert Vinton Beardsley, Hiram Bingham and Clarence Elmer Sargent.
      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
      Jabez Williams Huntington (1788-1847) — also known as Jabez W. Huntington — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn.; Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., November 7, 1788. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Litchfield, 1828; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1829-34; resigned 1834; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1834-40; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1840-47; died in office 1847. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., November 1, 1847 (age 58 years, 359 days). Interment at Norwichtown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Zachariah Huntington (1764-1850) and Hannah (Mumford) Huntington (1767-1823); married, May 22, 1833, to Sally Ann Huntington (1811-1861); nephew of Ebenezer Huntington; fourth great-grandson of Thomas Welles; first cousin twice removed of Roger Wolcott; first cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Huntington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Samuel Gager; second cousin thrice removed of Franklin Delano Roosevelt; second cousin four times removed of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; third cousin once removed of Samuel R. Gager, Samuel H. Huntington, Abel Huntington, Samuel Austin Gager and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter and Schuyler Carl Wells; third cousin thrice removed of Henry Scudder; fourth cousin of David Waterman, William Woodbridge, Daniel Packer, Isaac Backus, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, John Hall Brockway, Charles Phelps Huntington, John Appleton (1804-1891), Asa Packer, Elisha Mills Huntington, Henry Titus Backus, Joshua Perkins and Robert Coit, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Edward Biddle, Charles Biddle, Thomas Glasby Waterman, Zina Hyde, Jr., Theodore Davenport, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Enoch C. Chapman, Henry Brewster Stanton, Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Peter Augustus Porter, Bushrod Ebenezer Hoppin, John Ransom Buck, George Douglas Perkins, Robert Asa Packer, William Clark Huntington, Albert Lemando Bingham and William Brainard Coit.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ebenezer Huntington (1754-1834) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., December 26, 1754. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1810-11, 1817-19 (2nd District 1810-11, at-large 1817-19). Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., June 17, 1834 (age 79 years, 173 days). Interment at Norwichtown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jabez Huntington (1719-1786) and Hannah (Williams) Huntington (1726-1807); married, December 10, 1791, to Sarah Isham (1757-1793); married, October 7, 1795, to Lucretia Mary McClellan; uncle of Jabez Williams Huntington; great-granduncle of Roger Wolcott; third great-grandson of Thomas Welles; first cousin twice removed of Benjamin Huntington; first cousin four times removed of Franklin Delano Roosevelt; first cousin five times removed of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington and Samuel Gager; second cousin thrice removed of Schuyler Carl Wells; third cousin of Samuel R. Gager, Samuel H. Huntington, Abel Huntington, Samuel Austin Gager and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; third cousin once removed of David Waterman, John Davenport, James Davenport, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter, William Woodbridge, Isaac Backus, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, John Hall Brockway, Charles Phelps Huntington, John Appleton (1804-1891), Elisha Mills Huntington, Henry Titus Backus, Joshua Perkins and Robert Coit, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Henry Scudder, Thomas Glasby Waterman, Bushrod Ebenezer Hoppin, John Ransom Buck, George Douglas Perkins, William Clark Huntington, Albert Lemando Bingham and William Brainard Coit; third cousin thrice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Daniel Parrish Witter, William Barret Ridgely, Herman Arod Gager, Josiah Quincy, Edmond Otis Dewey, Austin Eugene Lathrop, Henry Arthur Huntington, George Martin Dewey, Harry Andrews Gager, Arthur Evarts Lord, Arthur Taggard Appleton, John Foster Dulles, James Gillespie Blaine III and Allen Welsh Dulles; fourth cousin of Edward Biddle, Charles Biddle, Zina Hyde, Jr., Theodore Davenport, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr. and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); fourth cousin once removed of Chauncey Goodrich, Elizur Goodrich, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Gershom Birdsey, Benjamin Hard, Timothy Merrill, James Biddle, Bela Edgerton, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, John Biddle, Samuel George Andrews, Richard Biddle, Philo Fairchild Barnum, Phineas Taylor Barnum, Waitman Thomas Willey, Barzillai Bulkeley Kellogg, David Munson Osborne, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Thomas Worcester Hyde, Alonzo Mark Leffingwell, Abial Lathrop and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925).
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Joseph Cemetery
    Boswell Avenue
    Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Joseph Fitzgerald (1887-1947) — also known as William J. Fitzgerald — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., March 2, 1887. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1931-35; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1937-39, 1941-43; defeated, 1938, 1942; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1940-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1940. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., May 6, 1947 (age 60 years, 65 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph B. Downes (1906-1955) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., August 30, 1906. Democrat. Accountant; organist; piano teacher; member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1937-40; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1944. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., December 20, 1955 (age 49 years, 112 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.
      Nicholas J. Spellman (1893-1961) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., May 26, 1893. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1935-36; member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1943-46. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus. Died September 8, 1961 (age 68 years, 105 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas J. Spellman (1856-1930) and Ann Jane (Shea) Spellman (1856-1931); married, October 1, 1923, to Esther Marion Shea (1895-1990).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas J. Dodd (1870-1953) — of West Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., 1870. Democrat. Building contractor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1936. Died in 1953 (age about 83 years). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Thomas Joseph Dodd (1907-1971); grandfather of Christopher John Dodd.
      Political family: Dodd family of Norwich, Connecticut.


    Yantic Cemetery
    Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
    William A. Buckingham William Alfred Buckingham (1804-1875) — also known as William A. Buckingham — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., May 28, 1804. Republican. Dry goods merchant; ingrain wool carpet manufacturer, and later of rubber goods; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1849-50, 1856-57; Governor of Connecticut, 1858-66; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1869-75; died in office 1875. Congregationalist. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., February 5, 1875 (age 70 years, 253 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Andrew Buckingham (1770-1850) and Joanna (Matson) Buckingham (1777-1846); married, September 27, 1830, to Eliza Ripley (1808-1868); second cousin thrice removed of Allan Percy Sill (1885-1957); third cousin of Theodore Davenport; third cousin once removed of Samuel Clesson Allen; fourth cousin of Greene Carrier Bronson and Elisha Hunt Allen; fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Brace, James Kilbourne, William Fessenden Allen, Selah Merrill and Frederick Hobbes Allen.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Cross-reference: Lewis C. Carpenter
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
      Lafayette Sabine Foster (1806-1880) — also known as Lafayette S. Foster — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Franklin, New London County, Conn., November 22, 1806. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1839, 1846-48, 1854, 1870; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1847-48, 1854, 1870; resigned 1854, 1870; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1850, 1851; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1851-52; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1855-67; justice of Connecticut state supreme court, 1870-76; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1874. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., September 19, 1880 (age 73 years, 302 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Turner Wait (1811-1899) — also known as John T. Wait — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., August 27, 1811. Republican. Member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1865-66; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1867; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1876-87. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., April 21, 1899 (age 87 years, 237 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery.
      Relatives: First cousin of Morrison Remick Waite (1816-1888).
      Political family: Waite-Wait family of Lyme, Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Henry Howard Starkweather (1826-1876) — also known as Henry H. Starkweather — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Preston, New London County, Conn., April 29, 1826. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1856; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1860; postmaster at Norwich, Conn., 1861-66; member of Republican National Committee from Connecticut, 1866-72; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1867-76; died in office 1876. Died January 28, 1876 (age 49 years, 274 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Starkweather (1790-1868) and Lydia (Button) Starkweather (1794-1856); nephew of George Anson Starkweather and David Austin Starkweather; uncle of Charles Henry Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; first cousin once removed of Chauncey C. Pendleton; second cousin once removed of Samuel Starkweather; third cousin once removed of Elijah Babbitt and Irving Hall Chase; third cousin twice removed of Augustus Sabin Chase; third cousin thrice removed of Seth Chase Taft (1922-?).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Arnold Rockwell (1803-1861) — also known as John A. Rockwell — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., August 27, 1803. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1839; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1845-49. Died in Washington, D.C., February 10, 1861 (age 57 years, 167 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Rockwell (1768-1826) and Sally (Arnold) Rockwell (1779-1803); married to Mary Watkinson Perkins (1804-1887); third cousin once removed of Elijah Abel, Joseph Churchill Strong, Ebenezer Strong and Bela Edgerton; third cousin twice removed of Josiah Cowles; third cousin thrice removed of Matthew Griswold, Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726-1797); fourth cousin of Alfred Peck Edgerton and Joseph Ketchum Edgerton; fourth cousin once removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, John Taintor, Daniel Chapin, Henry Huntington, Roger Taintor, Gurdon Huntington, Augustus Seymour Porter, Solomon Taintor, Peter Buell Porter, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Abel Huntington, Timothy Merrill, Daniel Upson, Asa H. Otis, Theodore Sill, Oliver Morgan Hungerford, Julius Levi Strong and Luther S. Pitkin.
      Political families: Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Conger-Hungerford family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Bolton-Whitney-Brainard-Wolcott family of Cleveland, Ohio; Wolcott-Packwood-Griswold family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877) — also known as Henry T. Backus; Harry T. Backus — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., April 4, 1809. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1840; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850; member of Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1861-62; justice of Arizona territorial supreme court, 1865-69. Member, Freemasons. Died in Greenwood, Mohave County, Ariz., July 13, 1877 (age 68 years, 100 days). Original interment somewhere in Greenwood, Ariz.; reinterment in 1885 at Yantic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Backus (1764-1816) and Dorothy Church (Chandler) Backus (1770-1847); married, December 7, 1835, to Julianna Trumbull Woodbridge (1815-1882; daughter of William Woodbridge (1780-1861); fourth great-granddaughter of William Leete); grandnephew of Roger Griswold; great-grandson of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); great-grandnephew of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; second great-grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); first cousin of William Woodbridge (1780-1861); first cousin twice removed of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Frederick Wolcott; first cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin of Isaac Backus, John William Allen and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); second cousin once removed of Zina Hyde, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Huntington, Joshua Coit, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, George Frederick Stone and Selden Chapin; second cousin thrice removed of William Pitkin and Frederic Lincoln Chapin; third cousin of James Samuel Wadsworth, Christopher Parsons Wolcott, Thomas Worcester Hyde and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Samuel H. Huntington, Gaylord Griswold, Samuel Clesson Allen, Abel Huntington, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington, George Griswold Sill, Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott, Charles Edward Hyde, Alfred Wolcott, John Sedgwick Hyde and Edward Warden Hyde; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, James Davenport, Daniel Pitkin, Erastus Clark Scranton, Sereno Hamilton Scranton, Samuel Lord (1831-1880) and James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Augustine Scranton, Samuel Lord (1859-1925), John Lee Saltonstall, Joseph Buell Ely, John Foster Dulles, Allen Welsh Dulles and James Jermiah Wadsworth; fourth cousin of Henry Meigs, Thomas Hale Sill, Bela Edgerton, Jabez Williams Huntington, Heman Ticknor, Nathaniel Huntington, William Whiting Boardman, James Huntington, Martin Olds, Frederick William Lord, Charles Phelps Huntington, Elisha Hunt Allen, Elisha Mills Huntington, Theodore Sill, George Washington Wolcott, Robert Coit, Jr. and Alonzo Mark Leffingwell; fourth cousin once removed of Timothy Pitkin, Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter, Theodore Davenport, Edmund Holcomb, Henry Meigs, Jr., Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Augustus Frank, William Fessenden Allen, Judson B. Phelps, William Clark Huntington, Frederick Hobbes Allen, Herman Arod Gager, William Brainard Coit, Hiram Bingham and John Leffingwell Randolph.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Costello Lippitt (1842-1924) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in East Killingly, Killingly, Windham County, Conn., December 12, 1842. Republican. Banker; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1908-10; Connecticut state treasurer, 1911-13. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Society of Colonial Wars. Died August 21, 1924 (age 81 years, 253 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Norris G. Lippitt (1816-1867) and Eliza M. (Leffingwell) Lippitt (1819-1863); married to Emily Hyde Standish (1842-1889); married, June 4, 1890, to Gertrude Hopkins Lamphere (1858-1922).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Marsh Pendleton (1818-1887) — also known as Charles M. Pendleton — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., October 15, 1818. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bozrah, 1877. Died in Bozrah, New London County, Conn., August 24, 1887 (age 68 years, 313 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Adam Pendleton (1786-1858) and Hannah (Marsh) Pendleton (1794-1872); brother of Cyrus Henry Pendleton; married to Susan Eliza Bingham (1819-1890); grandfather of Claudius Victor Pendleton; grandnephew of Nathan Pendleton (1754-1841); first cousin once removed of Nathan Pendleton (1779-1827), Edward Wheeler Pendleton, Charles Henry Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; second cousin of James Monroe Pendleton (1822-1889); second cousin once removed of Daniel Burrows, Calvin Crane Pendleton, Joseph Palmer Dyer, Harris Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton and James Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of Cornelius Welles Pendleton; third cousin of Lorenzo Burrows; third cousin once removed of Enoch C. Chapman; fourth cousin once removed of Calvin Tilden Hulburd.
      Political family: Pendleton family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Herbert W. Hale (1872-1912) — of Norwichtown, Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in 1872. Republican. Postmaster at Norwichtown, Conn., 1901; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1905-06. Died in 1912 (age about 40 years). Interment at Yantic Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Prentice Bushnell (1859-1932) — also known as Charles P. Bushnell — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., December 1, 1859. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1909-10. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., February 12, 1932 (age 72 years, 73 days). Interment at Yantic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jane Gray (Prentice) Bushnell (1825-1912) and William Henry Bushnell (1826-1908); married, February 20, 1884, to Helen Emogene Ladd (1862-1928).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Duck River Cemetery
    Old Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Matthew Griswold (1714-1799) — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., March 25, 1714. Lawyer; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1759-69; Deputy Governor of Connecticut, 1769-84; Governor of Connecticut, 1784-86; delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788. Died in Lyme, New London County, Conn., April 28, 1799 (age 85 years, 34 days). Interment at Duck River Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Griswold (1690-1764) and Hannah (Lee) Griswold (1695-1773); married, November 10, 1743, to Ursula Wolcott (1724-1788; daughter of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); sister of Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; aunt of Oliver Wolcott, Jr.); father of Roger Griswold; uncle of Samuel Holden Parsons and James Hillhouse; great-grandfather of John William Allen, Henry Titus Backus and Matthew Griswold; second great-granduncle of George Frederick Stone; third great-grandfather of Selden Chapin; fourth great-grandfather of Frederic Lincoln Chapin; first cousin thrice removed of George Griswold Sill; first cousin four times removed of Erastus Clark Scranton, Sereno Hamilton Scranton and Samuel Lord (1831-1880); first cousin five times removed of Joseph Augustine Scranton, Samuel Lord (1859-1925) and Joseph Buell Ely; first cousin six times removed of Harry Andrews Gager; second cousin once removed of Erastus Wolcott and Zina Hyde, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Thomas Hale Sill, Frederick William Lord, Theodore Sill and Thomas Worcester Hyde; second cousin thrice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Augustus Frank, Charles Edward Hyde, Herman Arod Gager, John Sedgwick Hyde and Edward Warden Hyde; second cousin four times removed of Augustus Brandegee and Arthur Evarts Lord; second cousin five times removed of Thomas Theodore Prentis, Frank Bosworth Brandegee, Henry Arthur Huntington and Allan Percy Sill; third cousin of Frederick Wolcott; third cousin once removed of Samuel Clesson Allen, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth and William Wolcott Ellsworth; third cousin twice removed of Elijah Abel, Bela Edgerton, Elisha Hunt Allen, James Samuel Wadsworth, George Washington Wolcott, Christopher Parsons Wolcott and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); third cousin thrice removed of Gideon Hotchkiss, Asahel Augustus Hotchkiss, Millard Fillmore, Edmund Holcomb, John Arnold Rockwell, Ira Chandler Backus, Julius Hotchkiss, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Giles Waldo Hotchkiss, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, William Fessenden Allen, Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott, Alfred Wolcott, Frederick Hobbes Allen and Hiram Bingham.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Raymond Ball (1896-1943) — also known as Thomas R. Ball — of Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; architect; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Lyme, 1927-38; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1939-41; defeated, 1940. Episcopalian. Member, American Institute of Architects; Sons of the American Revolution; American Legion; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Grange; Society of Colonial Wars. Died, of a heart attack, in Old Lyme, New London County, Conn., June 16, 1943 (age 47 years, 124 days). Interment at Duck River Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Watson Ball and Alice Lynde (Raymond) Ball; married, December 18, 1934, to Elvira Urisarri de Polo.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Griswold Cemetery at Black Hall
    Old Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Roger Griswold (1762-1812) — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., May 21, 1762. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Connecticut, 1795-1805 (at-large 1795-1805, 4th District 1805); superior court judge in Connecticut, 1807-09; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1809-11; Governor of Connecticut, 1811-12; died in office 1812. Died in Norwich, New London County, Conn., October 25, 1812 (age 50 years, 157 days). Interment at Griswold Cemetery at Black Hall.
      Relatives: Son of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799) and Ursula (Wolcott) Griswold (1724-1788); married to Fanny Rogers (1767-1863); nephew of Erastus Wolcott and Oliver Wolcott, Sr.; grandson of Roger Wolcott (1679-1767); grandfather of Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); granduncle of John William Allen and Henry Titus Backus; second great-grandfather of Selden Chapin; third great-grandfather of Frederic Lincoln Chapin; first cousin of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and Frederick Wolcott; first cousin twice removed of James Samuel Wadsworth, Christopher Parsons Wolcott and Roger Wolcott (1847-1900); first cousin thrice removed of Charles Frederick Wadsworth, George Frederick Stone, James Wolcott Wadsworth, Edward Oliver Wolcott and Alfred Wolcott; first cousin four times removed of James Wolcott Wadsworth, Jr.; first cousin five times removed of James Jermiah Wadsworth; 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, George Washington Wolcott and George Griswold Sill; second cousin thrice removed of Edmund Holcomb, Erastus Clark Scranton, Sereno Hamilton Scranton, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, William Fessenden Allen, Samuel Lord (1831-1880) and Frederick Hobbes Allen; second cousin four times removed of Judson H. Warner, Joseph Augustine Scranton, Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler, Samuel Lord (1859-1925), Henry Augustus Wolcott and Joseph Buell Ely; second cousin five times removed of Harry Andrews Gager and Alexander Royal Wheeler; third cousin of Daniel Pitkin and Zina Hyde, Jr.; third cousin once removed of Timothy Pitkin, Thomas Hale Sill, Frederick William Lord, Theodore Sill and Thomas Worcester Hyde; third cousin twice removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Augustus Frank, Leveret Brainard, Edwin Carpenter Pinney, John Robert Graham Pitkin, Charles Edward Hyde, Herman Arod Gager, John Sedgwick Hyde and Edward Warden Hyde; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Pomeroy Root, Augustus Brandegee, Frederick Walker Pitkin, George Buckingham Beecher, Luther S. Pitkin, Claude Carpenter Pinney and Arthur Evarts Lord; fourth cousin once removed of Elijah Abel and Bela Edgerton.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      The town of Griswold, Connecticut, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Old Lyme Town Cemetery
    Old Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Johnson McCurdy (1797-1891) — also known as Charles J. McCurdy — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in 1797. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1827-29, 1833-34, 1838; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1840-41, 1844; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1832; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1847-49; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Austria, 1850-52. Died in 1891 (age about 94 years). Interment at Old Lyme Town Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary


    Avery Cemetery
    Lynn Drive
    Preston, New London County, Connecticut
    Founded 1691
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Erasmus D. Avery (1822-1902) — of Groton, New London County, Conn. Born May 6, 1822. Member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1862, 1869; defeated, 1867. Died September 16, 1902 (age 80 years, 133 days). Interment at Avery Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Eunice S. Williams (1829-1908).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Preston City Cemetery
    Route 165
    Preston, New London County, Connecticut
    Founded 1690
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      David Baldwin (c.1799-1848) — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Born about 1799. Whig. Merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1834, 1837; member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1847-48; died in office 1848. Died April 17, 1848 (age about 49 years). Interment at Preston City Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Austin A. Chapman (1828-1915) — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Born in Preston, New London County, Conn., May 28, 1828. Democrat. Mason; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1874. Died in 1915 (age about 87 years). Interment at Preston City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Margaret B. Phillips (1832-1912).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Chauncey C. Pendleton (1846-1929) — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Born in Preston, New London County, Conn., May 14, 1846. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1902. Died in Preston, New London County, Conn., July 20, 1929 (age 83 years, 67 days). Interment at Preston City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ansel Pendleton (1804-1888) and Ann Witter (Button) Pendleton (1816-1890); married to Cynthia E. Main (1853-1923); great-grandnephew of Nathan Pendleton (1754-1841); first cousin of Charles Henry Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; first cousin once removed of Charles Marsh Pendleton, Henry Howard Starkweather and Cyrus Henry Pendleton; first cousin twice removed of Nathan Pendleton (1779-1827); second cousin of Edward Wheeler Pendleton; second cousin once removed of James Monroe Pendleton and Claudius Victor Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Burrows; third cousin of Calvin Crane Pendleton, Joseph Palmer Dyer, Harris Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton and James Pendleton; third cousin once removed of Lorenzo Burrows and Cornelius Welles Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Elijah Babbitt; third cousin thrice removed of Waightstill Avery (1741-1821); fourth cousin of Millard Fillmore, Enoch C. Chapman, George Mortimer Beakes and Daniel Parrish Witter; fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Putnam Tyler, Nathan Belcher, Joshua Perkins and Samuel Willard Beakes.
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Lenoir-Avery family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eckford Gustavus Pendleton (1861-1939) — also known as Eckford G. Pendleton — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Born in Preston, New London County, Conn., April 26, 1861. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston; elected 1920. Died in Preston, New London County, Conn., July 17, 1939 (age 78 years, 82 days). Interment at Preston City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Story Pendleton (1813-1895) and Marcia Averill (Starkweather) Pendleton (1820-1895); brother of Charles Henry Pendleton; married, June 20, 1889, to Charity Alice Norman (1867-1956); nephew of Henry Howard Starkweather (1826-1876); grandnephew of George Anson Starkweather and David Austin Starkweather; great-grandnephew of Nathan Pendleton (1754-1841); first cousin of Chauncey C. Pendleton; first cousin once removed of Charles Marsh Pendleton and Cyrus Henry Pendleton; first cousin twice removed of Nathan Pendleton (1779-1827); second cousin of Edward Wheeler Pendleton; second cousin once removed of James Monroe Pendleton and Claudius Victor Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of Daniel Burrows and Samuel Starkweather; third cousin of Calvin Crane Pendleton, Joseph Palmer Dyer, Harris Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton and James Pendleton; third cousin once removed of Lorenzo Burrows and Cornelius Welles Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Elijah Babbitt; fourth cousin of Millard Fillmore, Enoch C. Chapman and Irving Hall Chase; fourth cousin once removed of Augustus Sabin Chase.
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen E. Peckham (1874-1941) — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Preston, New London County, Conn., 1874. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1908. Died in Preston, New London County, Conn., 1941 (age about 67 years). Interment at Preston City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Alden Peckham (1848-1936) and Fanny Esther (Brown) Peckham (1852-1876); married, March 31, 1897, to Lucy M. Spicer; first cousin thrice removed of Rufus Wheeler Peckham; first cousin four times removed of Nathaniel Hazard; second cousin twice removed of Rufus Wheeler Peckham, Jr. (1838-1909).
      Political families: Cornell family of New York; Miller-Peckham-Walworth-Jenkins family of New York; King family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    New Poquetanuck Cemetery
    Poquetanuck, Preston, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Georgana C. Miller (1888-1983) — also known as Georgana Church — of Preston, New London County, Conn. Born in Preston, New London County, Conn., October 16, 1888. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Preston, 1941-50. Female. Died April 19, 1983 (age 94 years, 185 days). Interment at New Poquetanuck Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Oliver A. Church and Josephine Church.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Claudius Victor Pendleton (1885-1968) — also known as C. V. Pendleton — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., June 11, 1885. Republican. Automotive supplies merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwich, 1921-22. Died in Volusia County, Fla., February 23, 1968 (age 82 years, 257 days). Interment at New Poquetanuck Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Claudius Victor Pendleton (1850-1917) and Phoebe Jane (Bailey) Pendleton (1851-1934); married 1911 to Blanche Wilson Hall (1893-1987); grandson of Charles Marsh Pendleton; grandnephew of Cyrus Henry Pendleton; second great-grandnephew of David Hough and Nathan Pendleton (1754-1841); first cousin thrice removed of Nathan Pendleton (1779-1827); second cousin once removed of Edward Wheeler Pendleton, Charles Henry Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton and Eckford Gustavus Pendleton; second cousin twice removed of James Monroe Pendleton; second cousin thrice removed of Daniel Burrows; second cousin four times removed of David Waterman and Elijah Abel; second cousin five times removed of Luther Waterman; third cousin once removed of Calvin Crane Pendleton, Joseph Palmer Dyer, Harris Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton and James Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Lorenzo Burrows and David Edgerton; third cousin thrice removed of Bela Edgerton, Thomas Glasby Waterman, Heman Ticknor and Samuel Townsend Douglass (1814-1898); fourth cousin of Cornelius Welles Pendleton; fourth cousin once removed of Enoch C. Chapman and Edward Franklin Bingham.
      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


    Mosswood Glen Cemetery
    Salem, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Oramel Whittlesey (born c.1802) — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Born about 1802. Whig. Pianoforte maker; member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1847. Interment at Mosswood Glen Cemetery.


    Woodbridge Cemetery
    Salem, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonathan Brewster Bingham (1914-1986) — also known as Jonathan B. Bingham; Jack Bingham — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., April 24, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; secretary to New York Governor W. Averell Harriman, 1955-59; candidate for New York state senate 29th District, 1958; U.S. Representative from New York, 1965-83 (23rd District 1965-73, 22nd District 1973-83). Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Americans for Democratic Action; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from complications of pneumonia, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 3, 1986 (age 72 years, 70 days). Interment at Woodbridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfreda (Mitchell) Bingham (1874-1967) and Hiram Bingham (1875-1956); brother of Hiram Bingham, Jr. and Alfred Mitchell Bingham; married 1939 to June Rossbach; third cousin twice removed of Bela Edgerton and Heman Ticknor; fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Peck Edgerton and Joseph Ketchum Edgerton.
      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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Mitchell Bingham (1905-1998) — also known as Alfred M. Bingham — of Salem, New London County, Conn.; Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., February 20, 1905. Democrat. Magazine editor; lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 29th District, 1941-42; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1952; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1952. Member, American Civil Liberties Union. Died in Clinton, Oneida County, N.Y., November 2, 1998 (age 93 years, 255 days). Interment at Woodbridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfreda (Mitchell) Bingham (1874-1967) and Hiram Bingham; brother of Hiram Bingham, Jr. and Jonathan Brewster Bingham; married, November 9, 1934, to Sylvia Doughty Knox (1906-1981); married 1982 to Katherine Stryker Dunn (1911-2005); third cousin twice removed of Bela Edgerton and Heman Ticknor (1792-1864); fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Peck Edgerton and Joseph Ketchum Edgerton.
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hiram Bingham, Jr. (1903-1988) — also known as Harry Bingham — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., July 17, 1903. U.S. Vice Consul in Marseille, 1939-41; Buenos Aires, 1941-43; helped about 2,500 Jews escape the Nazis in 1940-41. A U.S. postage stamp was issued in his honor in 2006. Died in Salem, New London County, Conn., January 12, 1988 (age 84 years, 179 days). Interment at Woodbridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alfreda (Mitchell) Bingham (1874-1967) and Hiram Bingham; brother of Alfred Mitchell Bingham (1905-1998) and Jonathan Brewster Bingham; married, September 8, 1934, to Rose Lawton Morrison (1908-1996); third cousin twice removed of Bela Edgerton and Heman Ticknor; fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Peck Edgerton and Joseph Ketchum Edgerton.
      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


    New Hanover Cemetery
    Potash Hill Road
    Hanover, Sprague, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Angus Park (1859-1929) — of Hanover, Sprague, New London County, Conn. Born in Galashiels, Scotland, January 26, 1859. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Sprague, 1905-06; defeated, 1906; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1908; member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1911-12. Scottish ancestry. Died in Hanover, Sprague, New London County, Conn., July 17, 1929 (age 70 years, 172 days). Interment at New Hanover Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William C. Park (1833-1914) and Catherine (Campbell) Park (1839-1900); married to Elizabeth Barlow Eadie (1850-1939); father of William George Park (1889-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas H. Allen (1862-1912) — of Hanover, Sprague, New London County, Conn.; Baltic, Sprague, New London County, Conn. Born in Sprague, New London County, Conn., September 4, 1862. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1885-86; member of Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1887-88; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1888, 1896. Died January 28, 1912 (age 49 years, 146 days). Interment at New Hanover Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Coert du Bois (1881-1960) — of San Francisco, Calif.; Stonington, New London County, Conn. Born in Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y., November 10, 1881. Forester; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Consul in Paris, 1919-20; Naples, 1920-21; Port Said, 1922; U.S. Consul General in Batavia, 1927-30; Genoa, 1931; Naples, 1931-35; Havana, as of 1938. Episcopalian. His two daughters, Jane and Betty, ages 20 and 23, in grief over the deaths of two RAF airmen they had fallen in love with, killed themselves by jumping together from a British plane in 1935. Died, in Westerly Hospital, Westerly, Washington County, R.I., March 6, 1960 (age 78 years, 117 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. John Coert du Bois (1831-1913) and Evelyn 'Eva' (Kimball) du Bois (1845-1881); married, August 1, 1910, to Margaret Beauvais Mendell (1882-1969); great-grandson of Coert Dubois (1774-1854).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Erskine Mason Phelps (1839-1910) — also known as Erskine M. Phelps — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Stonington, New London County, Conn., March 31, 1839. Democrat. Boot and shoe business; president, Hahnemann Hospital; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1888; Illinois Democratic state chair, 1888; Consul for Colombia in Chicago, Ill., 1893-1907. Donated his collection of Napoleon memorabilia to the University of Chicago Library. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 22, 1910 (age 71 years, 52 days). Entombed at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles H. Phelps (1795-1840) and Ann (Hammond) Phelps (1805-1890); married, October 26, 1865, to Anna Wilder; second cousin of James Hammond Trumbull; second cousin once removed of Henry Brewster Stanton; second cousin thrice removed of George Champlin; second cousin four times removed of Waightstill Avery (1741-1821); third cousin twice removed of Christopher Grant Champlin, Jeremiah Mason, Benjamin Trumbull and Lancelot Phelps; third cousin thrice removed of John Adams, Noah Phelps, Augustus Seymour Porter, Daniel Cady and Peter Buell Porter; fourth cousin of Calvin Tilden Hulburd, Judson B. Phelps, Nathan William Pendleton and Giles Russell Taggart; fourth cousin once removed of Albert Gallup, George Smith Catlin, Lyman Trumbull, James Phelps and Irving Dilley Tillman.
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Lenoir-Avery family of North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Elm Grove Cemetery
    Mystic, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      John Parnell Thomas (1895-1970) — also known as J. Parnell Thomas — of Allendale, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 16, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Allendale, N.J., 1926-30; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1935-36; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 7th District, 1937-50; defeated, 1954. Pleaded no contest to payroll padding; resigned from Congress and sentenced to prison, 1950. Died in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., November 19, 1970 (age 75 years, 307 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Elm Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Daniel Burrows (1766-1858) — of Hebron, Tolland County, Conn.; Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Fort Hill, Groton, New London County, Conn., October 26, 1766. Democrat. Carriage and wagon manufacturer; Methodist minister; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1816-20, 1826 (Hebron 1816-20, Middletown 1826); delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention, 1818; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1821-23. Died in Mystic, Stonington, New London County, Conn., January 23, 1858 (age 91 years, 89 days). Interment at Elm Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Silas Burrows (1741-1818) and Mary (Smith) Burrows (1743-1816); married, December 16, 1787, to Mary Avery (1769-1859); uncle of Lorenzo Burrows; first cousin of Daniel Packer; first cousin once removed of Asa Packer; first cousin twice removed of Robert Asa Packer; second cousin of Jared Lewis Rathbone; second cousin once removed of Charles Marsh Pendleton, Cyrus Henry Pendleton, Henry Reed Rathbone and Jared Lawrence Rathbone; second cousin twice removed of Ezekiel Cornell, Calvin Crane Pendleton, Edward Wheeler Pendleton, Joseph Palmer Dyer, Charles Henry Pendleton, Harris Pendleton, Chauncey C. Pendleton, Nathan William Pendleton, James Pendleton, Eckford Gustavus Pendleton and Henry Riggs Rathbone (1870-1928); second cousin thrice removed of Cornelius Welles Pendleton and Claudius Victor Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Calvin Tilden Hulburd; fourth cousin of Ezra Cornell; fourth cousin once removed of Alfred Henry Littlefield and Alonzo Barton Cornell.
      Political families: Cornell family of New York; Pendleton family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Clark Greenman — of Stonington, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1854. Interment at Elm Grove Cemetery.
      Charles F. Champlin (b. 1857) — of Pawcatuck, Stonington, New London County, Conn. Born in Clarks Falls, North Stonington, New London County, Conn., January 24, 1857. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stonington; elected 1902, 1904; first selectman of Stonington, Connecticut, 1921-22. Interment at Elm Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles William Champlin and Harriet Lucinda (Caswell) Champlin; married to Leonora Estella Ayers; second great-grandnephew of George Champlin; first cousin thrice removed of Christopher Grant Champlin (1768-1840).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    St. Michael's New Cemetery
    Pawcatuck, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Joseph Dodd (1907-1971) — also known as Thomas J. Dodd — of Lebanon, New London County, Conn.; West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn.; North Stonington, New London County, Conn. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., May 15, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1968; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1953-57; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1959-71; defeated, 1956, 1970 (Dodd Independent). Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Censured by the Senate on June 23, 1967 for financial improprieties, having diverted some $116,000 in campaign and testimonial funds to his own use. Died of a heart attack, in Old Lyme, New London County, Conn., May 24, 1971 (age 64 years, 9 days). Interment at St. Michael's New Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Dodd and Abigail (O'Sullivan) Dodd; married, May 19, 1934, to Grace Murphy; father of Christopher John Dodd (1944-).
      Political family: Dodd family of Norwich, Connecticut.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


    Gallup Cemetery
    Voluntown, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Gallup — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1880. Interment at Gallup Cemetery.
      Relatives: Second great-granduncle of Scott Bill Hirst (1953-).
      Political family: Bill family of Connecticut.


    Kennedy Cemetery
    Voluntown, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Harvey Campbell (1792-1877) — of Voluntown, New London County, Conn. Born September 30, 1792. Physician; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Voluntown, 1831, 1838; member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1861. Died September 16, 1877 (age 84 years, 351 days). Interment at Kennedy Cemetery.


    Jordan Cemetery
    Waterford, New London County, Connecticut
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Jennings Miller (1899-1950) — also known as William J. Miller — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Born in North Andover, Essex County, Mass., March 12, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; insurance business; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1939-41, 1943-45, 1947-49; defeated, 1940, 1944, 1948. Member, American Legion; Rotary. Injured in an airplane crash in 1918 and lost both legs. Died in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn., November 22, 1950 (age 51 years, 255 days). Interment at Jordan Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Marguerite Parrish (1900-1969).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Giles Ambrose Beckwith (1863-1940) — also known as Giles A. Beckwith — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Born in Waterford, New London County, Conn., May 24, 1863. Democrat. Carpenter; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Waterford, 1926, 1932. Died in New London, New London County, Conn., September 8, 1940 (age 77 years, 107 days). Interment at Jordan Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frances E. (Holdridge) Beckwith (1832-1893) and Jason B. Beckwith.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Monroe Latimer Beckwith (1884-1966) — also known as Monroe L. Beckwith — of Waterford, New London County, Conn. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., March 16, 1884. Dairy farmer; brickmason; first selectman of Waterford, Connecticut, 1947. Died in Waterford, New London County, Conn., June 12, 1966 (age 82 years, 88 days). Interment at Jordan Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Clement Beckwith and Ellen Beckwith.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    West Neck Cemetery
    Waterford, New London County, Connecticut
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Ostrom Enders (1932-1996) — also known as Thomas O. Enders — of Connecticut. Born November 28, 1932. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Canada, 1975-79; Spain, 1983-86. Died March 17, 1996 (age 63 years, 110 days). Interment at West Neck Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier


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