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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Kent County

Index to Locations

  • Camden Camden Friends Meeting House Cemetery
  • Camden Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Dover Christ Church Cemetery
  • Dover Lakeside Cemetery
  • Dover Methodist Cemetery
  • Dover Old Methodist or Whatcoat Cemetery
  • Dover Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Dover Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Dover Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Farmington Todds Chapel Cemetery
  • Felton Hopkins Cemetery
  • Near Frederica Barratt's Chapel Cemetery
  • Harrington Hollywood Cemetery
  • Hartly Hartly Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Little Ceek Little Creek Friends Meetinghouse Cemetery
  • Milford Christ Episcopal Churchyard
  • Milford Milford Community Cemetery
  • Milford Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Smyrna Duck Creek Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Smyrna Episcopal Cemetery
  • Smyrna Glenwood Cemetery
  • Smyrna Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Smyrna Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Smyrna St. Peter's Cemetery


    Camden Friends Meeting House Cemetery
    Camden, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      John Hunn (1849-1926) — also known as "Honest John" — of Camden, Kent County, Del. Born near Middletown, New Castle County, Del., June 29, 1849. Republican. Governor of Delaware, 1901-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904. Quaker. Died in Camden, Kent County, Del., September 1, 1926 (age 77 years, 64 days). Interment at Camden Friends Meeting House Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Hunn (1818-1894; abolitionist) and Mary Jenkins (Swallow) Hunn; married, November 11, 1874, to Sarah Cowgill Emerson (1850-1912).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ralph Waldo Emerson (1892-1963) — also known as Ralph W. Emerson — of Wyoming, Kent County, Del. Born in Wyoming, Kent County, Del., March 6, 1892. Republican. Fruit broker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); Delaware state treasurer; elected 1950. Quaker. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Delaware, February 10, 1963 (age 70 years, 341 days). Interment at Camden Friends Meeting House Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pennell Emerson (1852-1940) and Martha Emma (Stevens) Emerson (1862-1938); married, September 12, 1915, to Mary Justine Chambers (1892-1960).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles du Pont Ridgely (1878-1966) — of Kent County, Del. Born in Kent County, Del., January 19, 1878. Republican. Member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 3rd District, 1923-26. Died in Wyoming, Kent County, Del., 1966 (age about 88 years). Interment at Camden Friends Meeting House Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ella (Madden) Ridgely (1854-1946) and Daniel M. Ridgely; married to Helene Marjorie Rudolph (1881-1971); father of Henry Johnson Ridgely; great-grandson of Henry Moore Ridgely (1779-1847); great-grandnephew of Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Ridgely family of Dover, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Camden, Kent County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Allen Frear, Jr. (1903-1993) — also known as J. Allen Frear, Jr. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Rising Sun, Kent County, Del., March 7, 1903. Democrat. Banker; president, Kent General Hospital, 1947-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1956, 1960; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1949-61; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1961-63; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1972. Member, American Legion; Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary; Sigma Nu. Died January 15, 1993 (age 89 years, 314 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Frear and Clara (Lowber) Frear; married, February 11, 1933, to Esther Viola Schauer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Walton H. Simpson (1912-1993) — of Camden, Kent County, Del. Born February 20, 1912. Republican. Construction business; lumber dealer; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 3rd District, 1959-64; secretary of state of Delaware, 1971-72. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Elks; Odd Fellows. Died, in Kent General Hospital, Dover, Kent County, Del., May 6, 1993 (age 81 years, 75 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anna Lee Morris (1911-2008).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Webber Jakes (1867-1945) — also known as Thomas W. Jakes — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wyoming, Kent County, Del., April 1, 1867. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1944. Died, from chronic interstitial nephritis, in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 18, 1945 (age 78 years, 231 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Thomas Jakes (1833-1899) and Mary B. (Townsend) Jakes (1836-1903); married to Elizabeth Mary Saxton (1870-1963).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Roger Alfred Davis (1889-1967) — also known as Roger A. Davis — of Hartly, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, March 2, 1889. Grocer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 4th District, 1931-32, 1953-54; arrested, in April 1954, by Maryland State Police, on U.S. Route 50, and charged with drunk and reckless driving, as well as disorderly conduct; jailed overnight, pleaded guilty, and fined. Died in Hartly, Kent County, Del., December 6, 1967 (age 78 years, 279 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Alfred Davis (1845-1928) and Sarah Ann (Jones) Davis (1850-1937); married 1918 to Hannah Boulden Kirk (1895-1971); father of Roger Elmer Davis; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Rodney and Caleb Rodney (1767-1840).
      Political families: Rodney family of Delaware; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Reynolds Clough (1875-1918) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, May 10, 1875. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died, from pneumonia and influenza, in Dover, Kent County, Del., October 15, 1918 (age 43 years, 158 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frances Smith (Reynolds) Clough (1833-1906) and William L. Clough (1834-1887); married, November 16, 1905, to Ethel Riggs (1879-1919); first cousin thrice removed of Daniel Rodney and Caleb Rodney (1767-1840); first cousin four times removed of Caesar Rodney and Thomas Rodney; second cousin twice removed of George Brydges Rodney; second cousin thrice removed of Caesar Augustus Rodney; third cousin once removed of John Henry Rodney; third cousin twice removed of Thomas McKean Rodney; fourth cousin of Caleb Rodney Layton.
      Political families: Rodney family of Delaware; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Johnson Ridgely (1913-1990) — also known as Henry J. Ridgely — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Camden, Kent County, Del., November 17, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956 (alternate). Member, Sigma Nu; American Judicature Society; American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Odd Fellows; Grange; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from kidney failure, in Kent General Hospital, Dover, Kent County, Del., September 10, 1990 (age 76 years, 297 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles du Pont Ridgely and Helene Marjorie (Rudolph) Ridgely (1881-1971); grandson of Daniel M. Ridgely; second great-grandson of Henry Moore Ridgely (1779-1847); second great-grandnephew of Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Ridgely family of Dover, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Stanley C. Mikell (1915-1997) — of Kent County, Del. Born March 23, 1915. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 5th District, 1947-48. Died October 18, 1997 (age 82 years, 209 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      William Richbell Allaband (1847-1926) — also known as William R. Allaband — of Kent County, Del. Born in 1847. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1887-88. Died in 1926 (age about 79 years). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.; cenotaph at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Kinney (1852-1897) and Florence Belle Weaver (1875-1952).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Christ Church Cemetery
    State & Water Sts.
    Dover, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Caesar Rodney (1728-1784) — of Delaware. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., October 7, 1728. Member of Delaware state legislature, 1762; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1769; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1774; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; President of Delaware, 1778-81. Died June 26, 1784 (age 55 years, 263 days). Original interment in private or family graveyard; reinterment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ceasar Rodney (1707-1745) and Elizabeth Maude (Crawford) Rodney (1709-1763); brother of Thomas Rodney; uncle of Caesar Augustus Rodney; granduncle of Thomas McKean Rodney; first cousin once removed of Daniel Rodney and Caleb Rodney; first cousin twice removed of George Brydges Rodney; first cousin thrice removed of John Henry Rodney; first cousin four times removed of Caleb Rodney Layton and Reynolds Clough (1875-1918).
      Political family: Rodney family of Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely (1762-1830) — also known as Nicholas Ridgely — of Kent County, Del. Born in Anne Arundel County, Md., September 30, 1762. Delaware state attorney general, 1790-1801; chancellor of Delaware court of chancery, 1801-30; died in office 1830. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., April 1, 1830 (age 67 years, 183 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ann (Moore) Ridgely (1732-1810) and Dr. Charles Greenberry Ridgely (1738-1786); brother of Henry Moore Ridgely; granduncle of Daniel M. Ridgely (1854-1937); great-granduncle of Charles du Pont Ridgely; second great-granduncle of Henry Johnson Ridgely.
      Political family: Ridgely family of Dover, Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Willard Saulsbury, Sr. (1820-1892) — of Georgetown, Sussex County, Del. Born in Kent County, Del., June 2, 1820. Democrat. Delaware state attorney general, 1850-55; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1859-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1860, 1864; chancellor of Delaware court of chancery, 1873-92; died in office 1892. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., April 6, 1892 (age 71 years, 309 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Gove Saulsbury (1815-1881) and Eli May Saulsbury; father of Willard Saulsbury, Jr..
      Political family: Saulsbury family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Middleton Vining (1758-1802) — also known as John Vining; Jack Vining — of Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., December 23, 1758. Member of Delaware state legislature, 1780; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1780; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1789-93; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County, 1793, 1800-02; died in office 1802; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1793-98. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February, 1802 (age 43 years, 0 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Charles Laymen Terry, Jr. (1900-1970) — also known as Charles L. Terry, Jr. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Camden, Kent County, Del., September 17, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1936, 1968; secretary of state of Delaware, 1937-38; superior court judge in Delaware, 1938-62; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1962-64; chief justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1963-64; Governor of Delaware, 1965-69; defeated, 1968. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Sigma Kappa. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., February 6, 1970 (age 69 years, 142 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Laymen Terry (1862-1939) and Elizabeth B. (Maxson) Terry (1872-1953); married, June 30, 1924, to Jessica Irby (1900-1989).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Moore Ridgely (1779-1847) — also known as Henry M. Ridgely — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., August 6, 1779. Lawyer; banker; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1811-15; secretary of state of Delaware, 1817-27; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1827-29. Episcopalian. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., August 6, 1847 (age 68 years, 0 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ann (Moore) Ridgely (1732-1810) and Dr. Charles Greenberry Ridgely (1738-1786); brother of Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely (1762-1830); married to Sarah 'Sally' Banning (1787-1837); married 1842 to Sarah Ann Comegys (1805-1887); father of Ann Ridgely (1815-1898; who married Charles Irénée du Pont); grandfather of Daniel M. Ridgely; great-grandfather of Charles du Pont Ridgely; second great-grandfather of Henry Johnson Ridgely.
      Political family: Ridgely family of Dover, Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Willard Saulsbury, Jr. (1861-1927) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Georgetown, Sussex County, Del., April 17, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; Delaware Democratic state chair, 1900-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1904, 1908, 1912; member of Democratic National Committee from Delaware, 1908-20; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1913-19; defeated, 1918. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 20, 1927 (age 65 years, 309 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Willard Saulsbury, Sr.; nephew of Gove Saulsbury (1815-1881) and Eli May Saulsbury.
      Political family: Saulsbury family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      William Du Hamel Denney (1873-1953) — also known as William D. Denney — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born near Dover, Kent County, Del., March 31, 1873. Republican. Insurance business; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 2nd District, 1905-06; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1908 (alternate), 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Delaware, 1921-25; Delaware Republican state chair, 1926-28. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Died in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Elsmere, New Castle County, Del., November 21, 1953 (age 80 years, 235 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Denney and Anna (du Hamel) Denney; married, October 27, 1917, to Alice Godwin.
      Richard Rolland Kenney (1856-1931) — also known as Richard R. Kenney — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Laurel, Sussex County, Del., September 9, 1856. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1892, 1900, 1904; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1897-1901. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., August 14, 1931 (age 74 years, 339 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      James Frank Allee (1857-1938) — also known as J. Frank Allee — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., December 2, 1857. Republican. Jeweler; president, Bay State Gas Company of Delaware; president, Staten Island Brick Company; Delaware Republican state chair, 1886-96; member of Delaware state senate, 1899-1903 (Kent County 1st District 1899-1900, Kent County 2nd District 1901-02, Kent County 3rd District 1903); resigned 1903; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1903-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904 (member, Credentials Committee). Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., October 12, 1938 (age 80 years, 314 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Francis Allee (1811-1889) and Martha Jane (Day) Allee (1836-1919); brother of Douglass C. Allee; married, January 18, 1882, to Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Stevens (1858-1943); father of James Frank Allee, Jr. (1884-1956).
      Political family: Allee family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Sykes (1725-1792) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in New Castle County, Del., 1725. Delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Delaware state legislative council from Kent County, 1776-77; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1777. Episcopalian. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., April 4, 1792 (age about 66 years). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of James Sykes, Jr. (1761-1822).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      James Sykes, Jr. (1761-1822) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., March 27, 1761. Member of Delaware state senate from Kent County, 1794-96, 1798-1808; Governor of Delaware, 1801-02. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., October 18, 1822 (age 61 years, 205 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Sykes (1725-1792).
      See also Wikipedia article
      William Henry Boyce (1855-1942) — also known as William H. Boyce — of Georgetown, Sussex County, Del.; Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., November 28, 1855. Democrat. School principal; lawyer; Sussex County Recorder of Deeds, 1881-86; chair of Sussex County Democratic Party, 1893-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1896, 1924; secretary of state of Delaware, 1897; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1897-1921; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1923-25; defeated, 1924. Episcopalian. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., February 6, 1942 (age 86 years, 70 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James H. Boyce and Sarah J. (Otwell) Boyce; married, October 25, 1882, to Emma E. Valliant.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Frank Allee, Jr. (1884-1956) — also known as James F. Allee, Jr. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., December 14, 1884. Member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 3rd District, 1919-22. Died April 25, 1956 (age 71 years, 133 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Frank Allee (1857-1938) and Elizabeth 'Lizzie' (Stevens) Allee (1858-1943); nephew of Douglass C. Allee.
      Political family: Allee family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isabel Hope Jackson (1905-1977) — also known as Isabel Jackson; Isabel Hope Hughes — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., July 17, 1905. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1964. Female. Episcopalian. Died December 16, 1977 (age 72 years, 152 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Harry Richardson Jackson (1898-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lakeside Cemetery
    558 North State Street
    Dover, Kent County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Josiah Oliver Wolcott (1877-1938) — also known as Josiah O. Wolcott — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., October 31, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Delaware state attorney general, 1913-17; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1917-21; resigned 1921; member of Democratic National Committee from Delaware, 1920-21; chancellor of Delaware court of chancery, 1921-38; died in office 1938. Methodist. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., November 11, 1938 (age 61 years, 11 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Lister Wolcott (1840-1898) and Mary Mills (Goodwin) Wolcott (1848-1931); married to Mary Rebecca Fooks (1879-1956); father of Daniel Fooks Wolcott and Josiah Oliver Wolcott (1912-1944; First Officer with the Merchant Marine during World War II, lost at sea when his tugboat capsized).
      Political family: Wolcott family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eli May Saulsbury (1817-1893) — also known as Eli Saulsbury — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Kent County, Del., December 29, 1817. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1853-54; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1864; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1871-89. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., March 22, 1893 (age 75 years, 83 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Saulsbury and Margaret Ann (Smith) Saulsbury; brother of Gove Saulsbury (1815-1881) and Willard Saulsbury, Sr.; uncle of Willard Saulsbury, Jr..
      Political family: Saulsbury family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Hurd Hughes (1867-1953) — also known as James H. Hughes — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Felton, Kent County, Del., January 14, 1867. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1937-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1940. Died in Lewes, Sussex County, Del., August 29, 1953 (age 86 years, 227 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Alden Richardson (1853-1928) — also known as Harry A. Richardson — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Camden, Kent County, Del., January 1, 1853. Republican. Member of Delaware state senate, 1888; candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1890; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1907-13; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1908, 1912. Baptist. Member, Society of Colonial Wars. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., June 16, 1928 (age 75 years, 167 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alden Bradford Richardson and Lucy Richardson; married 1876 to Priscilla (Heverin) Walker (1861-1941).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Lister Wolcott (1840-1898) — also known as James L. Wolcott — of Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, February 5, 1840. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1884; chancellor of Delaware court of chancery, 1892-95. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., March 31, 1898 (age 58 years, 54 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Wolcott (1793-1868) and Elizabeth (Dorman) Wolcott (1810-1883); married to Mary Mills Goodwin (1848-1931); father of Josiah Oliver Wolcott (1877-1938); grandfather of Daniel Fooks Wolcott.
      Political family: Wolcott family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Comegys Paradee (1883-1957) — also known as William C. Paradee — of Magnolia, Kent County, Del. Born July 9, 1883. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 8th District, 1927-28, 1951-52; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1955-57; died in office 1957. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from a heart attack, the day after an emergency appendectomy, in Kent General Hospital, Dover, Kent County, Del., January 11, 1957 (age 73 years, 186 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1905 to Sara A. Carson (1885-1949); married to Bertha Rogers.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Wilson L. Cannon (d. 1905) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state senate; elected 1858; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1868 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died, of pneumonia, in Dover, Kent County, Del., February 9, 1905. Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Annie Jump Cannon (astronomer).
      Douglass C. Allee (1859-1937) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., October 7, 1859. Republican. Cannery foreman; postmaster at Dover, Del., 1903-11; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 5th District, 1923-24. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., July 22, 1937 (age 77 years, 288 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Francis Allee (1811-1889) and Martha Jane (Day) Allee (1836-1919); brother of James Frank Allee; married 1883 to Sallie Chipman (1853-1932); uncle of James Frank Allee, Jr. (1884-1956).
      Political family: Allee family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel M. Ridgely (1854-1937) — of Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, October 3, 1854. Democrat. Farmer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1891-92. Died near Dover, Kent County, Del., July 20, 1937 (age 82 years, 290 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eugene Ridgely (1822-1894) and Mary Ann (Mifflin) Ridgely (1822-1907); married 1876 to Ella Madden (1854-1946); married, November 29, 1924, to Mary E. Slaughter; father of Charles du Pont Ridgely (1878-1966); grandson of Henry Moore Ridgely; grandfather of Henry Johnson Ridgely; grandnephew of Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely.
      Political family: Ridgely family of Dover, Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      John Mitchell Moore Houston (1879-1941) — also known as John M. Houston — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, July 15, 1879. Democrat. Grocer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 5th District, 1913-14. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., September 9, 1941 (age 62 years, 56 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Mitchell Houston and Addie (Hickman) Houston; married to Florence Wharton (1882-1916); married, June 16, 1920, to Mary A. (Warrington) Morris; nephew of Charles Bell Houston and Henry Aydelotte Houston (1847-1925); first cousin of Henry Aydelotte Houston (1890-1979); first cousin twice removed of John Wallace Houston; second cousin once removed of Robert Griffith Houston (1867-1946).
      Political families: Houston family of Delaware; Maull family of Lewes, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Methodist Cemetery
    Dover, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      George Purnell Fisher (1817-1899) — also known as George P. Fisher — of Dover, Kent County, Del.; Washington, D.C. Born in Milford, Sussex County, Del., October 13, 1817. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1843-44; secretary of state of Delaware, 1846; Delaware state attorney general, 1855-60; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1861-63; defeated, 1862; justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1863-70; U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1870-76; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1880. Died in Washington, D.C., February 10, 1899 (age 81 years, 120 days). Original interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment at Methodist Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Methodist or Whatcoat Cemetery
    Dover, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Gove Saulsbury (1815-1881) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born May 29, 1815. Democrat. Physician; Governor of Delaware, 1865-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1876, 1880. Methodist. Died July 31, 1881 (age 66 years, 63 days). Interment at Old Methodist or Whatcoat Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Eli May Saulsbury and Willard Saulsbury, Sr.; uncle of Willard Saulsbury, Jr. (1861-1927).
      Political family: Saulsbury family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Cornelius Parsons Comegys (1780-1851) — also known as Cornelius P. Comegys — of Delaware. Born January 15, 1780. Delaware state treasurer, 1818-23, 1830-35; Governor of Delaware, 1837-41. Died January 27, 1851 (age 71 years, 12 days). Interment at Old Methodist or Whatcoat Cemetery.
      Nathaniel Barratt Smithers (1818-1896) — also known as Nathaniel B. Smithers — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Dover, Kent County, Del., October 8, 1818. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1860, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee; speaker), 1880; secretary of state of Delaware, 1863; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1863-65; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1866-68. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., January 16, 1896 (age 77 years, 100 days). Interment at Old Methodist or Whatcoat Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Dover, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      John Middleton Clayton (1796-1856) — also known as John M. Clayton — of Dover, Kent County, Del.; New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in Dagsboro, Sussex County, Del., July 24, 1796. Lawyer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1824; secretary of state of Delaware, 1826-28; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1829-36, 1845-49, 1853-56; resigned 1836, 1849; died in office 1856; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1837-39; U.S. Secretary of State, 1849-50. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., November 9, 1856 (age 60 years, 108 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of Joshua Clayton; great-granduncle of Clayton Douglass Buck (1890-1965); cousin *** of Thomas Clayton.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Clayton family of Dover and New Castle, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Clayton County, Iowa and Clay County, Ark. are named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Thomas Clayton (1777-1854) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Kent County, Md., July, 1777. Lawyer; member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1802-06, 1810, 1812-13; member of Delaware state senate, 1808, 1808, 1821; secretary of state of Delaware, 1808-10; Delaware state attorney general, 1810-15; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1815-17; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1824-27, 1837-47; common pleas court judge in Delaware, 1828; superior court judge in Delaware, 1832. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., August 21, 1854 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Clayton (1744-1798); cousin *** of John Middleton Clayton.
      Political families: Clayton family of Dover and New Castle, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Joseph Parsons Comegys (1813-1893) — also known as Joseph P. Comegys — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born near Dover, Kent County, Del., December 29, 1813. Whig. Lawyer; member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1842, 1848; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1856-57; chief justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1876-93. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., February 1, 1893 (age 79 years, 34 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      James Caleb Boggs (1909-1993) — also known as J. Caleb Boggs — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Cheswold, Kent County, Del., May 15, 1909. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1947-53; Governor of Delaware, 1953-60; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1960; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1961-73; defeated, 1972. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Kiwanis; Kappa Alpha Order. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 26, 1993 (age 83 years, 315 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edgar J. Boggs and Lettie (Vaughan) Boggs; married, December 26, 1931, to Elizabeth Muir.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Charles Polk (1788-1857) — of Kent County, Del. Born in Bridgeville, Sussex County, Del., November 15, 1788. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1824; Governor of Delaware, 1827-30, 1836-37. Died in Milford, Kent County, Del., October 27, 1857 (age 68 years, 346 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Polk (1740-1795) and Mary (Manlove) Polk (1748-1823); married, September 4, 1811, to Mary Elizabeth Purnell (1796-1865); grandfather of Albert Fawcett Polk; third cousin once removed of James Knox Polk, Trusten Polk and William Hawkins Polk; third cousin twice removed of Augustus Caesar Dodge, Marshall Tate Polk, Tasker Polk, Richard Tyler Polk and Edwin Fitzhugh Polk; third cousin thrice removed of Rufus King Polk (1866-1902) and Frank Lyon Polk.
      Political families: Polk family; Manly-Haywood-Polk family of Raleigh, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Martin Waltham Bates (1786-1869) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., February 24, 1786. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1826; delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1852; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1857-59. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., January 1, 1869 (age 82 years, 312 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martin Bates (1747-1820) and Catherine (Ball) Bates; married, April 29, 1811, to Mary Hillyard (1778-1847).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Jacob Stout (1764-1855) — of Delaware. Born in 1764. Governor of Delaware, 1820-21. Died in 1855 (age about 91 years). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      John Brown Penington (1825-1902) — also known as John B. Penington — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born near New Castle, New Castle County, Del., December 20, 1825. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1857; Delaware state attorney general, 1874-79; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1887-91. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., June 1, 1902 (age 76 years, 163 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Dover, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      John Anthony Nicholson (1827-1906) — also known as John A. Nicholson — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, 1827. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1865-69. Died in 1906 (age about 79 years). Interment at Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Presbyterian Churchyard
    Dover, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      John Patten (1746-1800) — of Delaware. Born in Kent County, Del., April 26, 1746. Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1780; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1793-94, 1795-97. Died near Dover, Kent County, Del., December 26, 1800 (age 54 years, 244 days). Interment at Presbyterian Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Todds Chapel Cemetery
    Farmington, Kent County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles M. Adams (1853-1899) — of Adamsville, Kent County, Del. Born November 14, 1853. Merchant; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1897-98. Died in Adamsville, Kent County, Del., January 27, 1899 (age 45 years, 74 days). Interment at Todds Chapel Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hopkins Cemetery
    Felton, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Carl Hughes (1860-1936) — also known as Samuel C. Hughes — of Kent County, Del. Born in Harrington, Kent County, Del., November 28, 1860. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 6th District, 1903-04, 1929-30. Died in Felton, Kent County, Del., August 29, 1936 (age 75 years, 275 days). Interment at Hopkins Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Reed Hughes Hughes (1832-1912) and Rebecca (Hurd) Hughes (1842-1905); married to Amy Ellender Longfellow (1868-1950).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Barratt's Chapel Cemetery
    6416 Bay Road
    Near Frederica, Kent County, Delaware
    Founded 1780
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Truitt (1756-1818) — of Kent County, Del. Born in Felton, Kent County, Del., 1756. Member of Delaware state senate from Kent County, 1803-07; Governor of Delaware, 1808-11. Died in Felton, Kent County, Del., October 8, 1818 (age about 62 years). Interment at Barratt's Chapel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Margaret Mary Hodgson (1757-1823).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Wood Hall (1817-1892) — also known as John W. Hall — of Frederica, Kent County, Del. Born in Frederica, Kent County, Del., January 1, 1817. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1864 (alternate), 1876; Governor of Delaware, 1879-83. Methodist. Died in Frederica, Kent County, Del., January 23, 1892 (age 75 years, 22 days). Interment at Barratt's Chapel Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jonathan Spencer Willis (1830-1903) — also known as Jonathan S. Willis — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Oxford, Talbot County, Md., April 5, 1830. Republican. U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1895-97; defeated, 1892. Died in Milford, Sussex County, Del., November 24, 1903 (age 73 years, 233 days). Interment at Barratt's Chapel Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Hall Anderson (1878-1936) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Milford, Sussex County, Del., November 12, 1878. Lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1925-29. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1936 (age about 57 years). Interment at Barratt's Chapel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James F. Anderson and Sarah G. (Hall) Anderson; married, September 17, 1907, to Blanche V. Brown (died 1932).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elwood Franklin Melson, Sr. (1890-1980) — also known as Elwood F. Melson, Sr. — of Sussex County, Del. Born in Selbyville, Sussex County, Del., November 25, 1890. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 6th District, 1923-24; family court judge in Delaware, 1946-64. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 20, 1980 (age 89 years, 361 days). Interment at Barratt's Chapel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Handy Melson (1851-1929) and Mary Martha (Dukes) Melson (1857-1939); married 1908 to Laura Montgomery Buckson (1890-1960); father of Elwood Franklin Melson, Jr. (1914-2001).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Boone Jester (1895-1938) — also known as John B. Jester — of High Point, New Castle County, Del. Born in Felton, Kent County, Del., April 12, 1895. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1936. Died August 22, 1938 (age 43 years, 132 days). Interment at Barratt's Chapel Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Green Jester (1861-1951) and Laura (Boone) Jester (1865-1947); married, December 29, 1926, to Amy Catherine Hughes.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hollywood Cemetery
    Harrington, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Wilbur E. Jacobs (1882-1956) — of Harrington, Kent County, Del. Born near Harrington, Kent County, Del., September 2, 1882. Democrat. Member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 4th District, 1929-32; Delaware state auditor; elected 1944. Methodist. Died July 12, 1956 (age 73 years, 314 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jehu Fleming Camper (1897-1989) — also known as Jehu F. Camper — of Harrington, Kent County, Del. Born in Harrington, Kent County, Del., October 10, 1897. Democrat. Mail carrier; service station owner; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 9th District, 1949-50; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 4th District, 1953-56. Died in Delaware, January 14, 1989 (age 91 years, 96 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William T. Camper (1868-1953) and Elma (Morris) Camper (1873-1959); married 1918 to Lillian Marie Short (1899-1997).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      J. Will Powell (1853-1934) — of Harrington, Kent County, Del. Born in 1853. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 9th District, 1903-04; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1920. Died in 1934 (age about 81 years). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hartly Methodist Church Cemetery
    Hartly, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Roger Elmer Davis (1920-1993) — also known as Roger E. Davis — of Hartly, Kent County, Del. Born in Newark, New Castle County, Del., March 20, 1920. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 4th District, 1946. Died in Hartly, Kent County, Del., November 4, 1993 (age 73 years, 229 days). Interment at Hartly Methodist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Roger Alfred Davis (1889-1967) and Hannah (Kirk) Davis (1895-1971); married 1945 to Margaret Christina McKenzie Mowatt (1919-1992).
      Political family: Rodney family of Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Little Creek Friends Meetinghouse Cemetery
    Little Ceek, Kent County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Mifflin Wilson (1856-1943) — also known as D. Mifflin Wilson — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born October 4, 1856. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1916 (alternate), 1924 (alternate), 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee), 1932. Died February 14, 1943 (age 86 years, 133 days). Interment at Little Creek Friends Meetinghouse Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas W. Wilson (1818-1884) and Sophia Wilson (1820-1871).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Christ Episcopal Churchyard
    Milford, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      William Tharp (1803-1865) — of Delaware. Born November 27, 1803. Governor of Delaware, 1847-51; defeated, 1844. Died January 1, 1865 (age 61 years, 35 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Churchyard.
      Relatives: Grandfather of William Tharp Watson (1849-1917).
      William Burton (1789-1866) — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., October 16, 1789. Democrat. Physician; Sussex County Sheriff, 1830-34; Governor of Delaware, 1859-63; defeated, 1854. Episcopalian. Died in Milford, Sussex County, Del., August 5, 1866 (age 76 years, 293 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Churchyard.
      Relatives: Married to Eliza Sorden and Ann C. Hill.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Foster Causey (1801-1871) — also known as Peter F. Causey — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born near Bridgeville, Sussex County, Del., January 11, 1801. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Delaware, 1839; Governor of Delaware, 1855-59; defeated, 1846, 1850. Methodist. Died in Milford, Sussex County, Del., February 15, 1871 (age 70 years, 35 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Churchyard.
      Relatives: Married to Maria Williams; father of William Frederick Causey (1833-1902); uncle of Trusten Polk; grandfather of Elizabeth Williams (1878-1920; who married Ruby Ross Vale).
      Political family: Polk family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Milford Community Cemetery
    Milford, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter J. Hoey (1903-1981) — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born July 12, 1903. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 1st District, 1951-54; member of Delaware state senate, 1955-66 (Sussex County 1st District 1955-64, 16th District 1965-66); alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1956, 1968. Died June 26, 1981 (age 77 years, 349 days). Interment at Milford Community Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Walnut Street
    Milford, Kent County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Haslet (c.1769-1823) — of Delaware. Born about 1769. Governor of Delaware, 1811-14, 1823; died in office 1823. Died June 20, 1823 (age about 54 years). Original interment somewhere in Cedar Creek, Del.; reinterment in 1916 at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Rogers (1754-1806) — of Sussex County, Del. Born in Accomack County, Va., January 3, 1754. Member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County, 1793-97, 1802-06; died in office 1806; Governor of Delaware, 1797-99. Died in Milford, Sussex County, Del., February 2, 1806 (age 52 years, 30 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Tharp Watson (1849-1917) — also known as William T. Watson — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Milford, Sussex County, Del., June 22, 1849. Democrat. Banker; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County, 1893-95; Governor of Delaware, 1895-97. Episcopalian. Died in Milford, Sussex County, Del., April 14, 1917 (age 67 years, 296 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandson of William Tharp (1803-1865).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Williams Causey (1841-1908) — also known as John W. Causey — of Milford, Kent County, Del. Born in Milford, Kent County, Del., September 19, 1841. Democrat. Member of Delaware state senate, 1875-77; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1884, 1892; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Delaware, 1885-87; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1891-95. Died in Milford, Kent County, Del., October 1, 1908 (age 67 years, 12 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Rush Lofland (1823-1894) — also known as James R. Lofland — of Milford, Kent County, Del. Born in Milford, Kent County, Del., November 2, 1823. Republican. Delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1853; secretary of state of Delaware, 1855-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1868 (alternate), 1872 (delegation chair), 1876, 1880; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1873-75; defeated, 1874. Died in Milford, Kent County, Del., February 10, 1894 (age 70 years, 100 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Ennis Mayhew (1906-1972) — also known as Harry E. Mayhew — of Milford, Kent County, Del. Born in Milford, Sussex County, Del., April 16, 1906. Democrat. Trucking business; coal and ice dealer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 10th District, 1955-58; Speaker of the Delaware State House of Representatives, 1957-58; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1959-62; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1960. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Shriners; Rotary. Suffered a heart attack while he and his wife were driving home from Wilmington, and was dead on arrival at Kent General Hospital, Dover, Kent County, Del., July 21, 1972 (age 66 years, 96 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Delilah Ann 'Lida' (Deputy) Mayhew (1870-1940) and James Henry Mayhew (1872-1943); married, July 28, 1928, to Frances Abbott (1909-2000); third cousin twice removed of Harry Marshall Deputy (1876-1962) and Willard Francis Deputy; fourth cousin of Delmar E. Deputy.
      Political family: Deputy family of Milford, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Willard Francis Deputy (1877-1938) — also known as Willard F. Deputy — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., April 28, 1877. Member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 3rd District, 1927-30; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Delaware, 1936. Died in Sussex County, Del., September 9, 1938 (age 61 years, 134 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Henry Deputy (1835-1905) and Sallie (Lofland) Deputy (1845-1888); brother of Harry Marshall Deputy (1876-1962); married to Pearl E. Lowe (1882-1958); third cousin twice removed of Delmar E. Deputy and Harry Ennis Mayhew.
      Political family: Deputy family of Milford, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George William Marshall (1854-1915) — also known as George W. Marshall — of Milford, Kent County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., August 31, 1854. Republican. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904 (alternate), 1912; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1911-14. Died, from diabetes and interstitial nephritis, in Milford, Kent County, Del., April 18, 1915 (age 60 years, 230 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Marshall (1827-1900) and Hester Angelina (McColley) Marshall (1830-1920); married to Mary Louise Donnell (1853-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sylvester John Abbott (1852-1923) — also known as S. John Abbott — of Milford, Kent County, Del. Born in Milford, Kent County, Del., March 23, 1852. Republican. Fruit grower; organizer of the C. D. Abbott & Company department store; banker; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1899-1902. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Died, from chronic nephritis and uremia, in Milford, Sussex County, Del., August 24, 1923 (age 71 years, 154 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Wilson Abbott (1827-1899) and Mary Catherine (Purnell) Abbott (1833-1887); married, October 20, 1887, to Rosalie Nicholls (1857-1925).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harry Marshall Deputy (1876-1962) — also known as Harry M. Deputy — of Sussex County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., January 18, 1876. Member of Delaware state senate from Sussex County 1st District, 1927-30. Died in Delaware, August 24, 1962 (age 86 years, 218 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Henry Deputy (1835-1905) and Sallie (Lofland) Deputy (1845-1888); brother of Willard Francis Deputy; married 1905 to Margaret Lee Ross (1876-1940); third cousin twice removed of Delmar E. Deputy (1862-1932) and Harry Ennis Mayhew.
      Political family: Deputy family of Milford, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Virden Sipple (1847-1926) — also known as William V. Sipple — of Milford, Sussex County, Del. Born in Delaware, October 22, 1847. Republican. Stonecutter; marble dealer; postmaster at Milford, Del., 1898-1903. Methodist. Died, from pneumonia, in Orlando, Orange County, Fla., March 17, 1926 (age 78 years, 146 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Berry (Virden) Sipple (1812-1889) and Thomas Sipple (1816-1853); married, May 28, 1874, to Ruth Anna Holland (1853-1916).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lavinus Austin (1855-1936) — of Kent County, Del. Born in 1855. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 10th District, 1903-04. Died in 1936 (age about 81 years). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Blanche Reed Bennett (1895-1977) — also known as Blanche R. Bennett; Blanche May Reed — of Sussex County, Del. Born in Sussex County, Del., May 19, 1895. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 1st District, 1950. Female. Died in Milford, Sussex County, Del., July 9, 1977 (age 82 years, 51 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Charles Erasmus Reed (1870-1942) and Lillie May (Dodd) Reed (1877-1949); married 1917 to Elmer Crerar Bennett (1893-1975).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Duck Creek Presbyterian Churchyard
    Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      John Clark (1761-1821) — of Delaware. Born February 1, 1761. Governor of Delaware, 1817-20. Died August 14, 1821 (age 60 years, 194 days). Interment at Duck Creek Presbyterian Churchyard.


    Episcopal Cemetery
    Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      William Temple (1814-1863) — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Maryland, February 28, 1814. Democrat. Member of Delaware state legislature, 1844; Governor of Delaware, 1846-47; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1863; died in office 1863. Died May 28, 1863 (age 49 years, 89 days). Interment at Episcopal Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Glenwood Cemetery
    Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware
    Founded 1861
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Henry Hoffecker (1827-1900) — also known as John H. Hoffecker — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born near Smyrna, Kent County, Del., September 12, 1827. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1876, 1884, 1888 (alternate); member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1889-90; Speaker of the Delaware State House of Representatives, 1889; candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1896; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1899-1900; died in office 1900. Died in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., June 16, 1900 (age 72 years, 277 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Walter Oakley Hoffecker (1854-1934).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Levin Irving Handy Levin Irving Handy (1861-1922) — also known as L. Irving Handy — of Newark, New Castle County, Del. Born in Berlin, Worcester County, Md., December 24, 1861. Democrat. School teacher and principal; Kent County Superintendent of Free Schools, 1887-90; lawyer; Delaware Democratic state chair, 1892-96; newspaper editorial writer; lecturer; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1897-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1900, 1904, 1908; candidate for Delaware state attorney general, 1904. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 3, 1922 (age 60 years, 41 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. William Collins Handy (1835-1909) and Marie (Breckinridge) Handy (1836-1905); married, January 25, 1887, to Mary Corbit Bell (1857-1930); nephew of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; grandson of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; grandnephew of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston and John Smith Preston; great-grandson of John Breckinridge and Francis Smith Preston; great-grandnephew of James Patton Preston; second great-grandson of William Preston and William Campbell; second great-grandnephew of William Cabell and Patrick Henry; first cousin of Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; first cousin once removed of John Cabell Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); first cousin twice removed of James Douglas Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd and George Rogers Clark Floyd; first cousin thrice removed of William Cabell, Jr. and William Henry Cabell; second cousin of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); second cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin twice removed of Valentine Wood Southall and Edward Carrington Cabell; third cousin of Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; third cousin once removed of John William Leftwich, Stephen Valentine Southall and Earle Cabell; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Carroll and Charles Carroll of Carrollton; fourth cousin once removed of Reuben Handy Meriwether.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
      Walter Oakley Hoffecker (1854-1934) — also known as Walter O. Hoffecker — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., September 20, 1854. Republican. U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1900-01; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904 (alternate), 1908, 1920 (alternate). Died in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., January 23, 1934 (age 79 years, 125 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Henry Hoffecker (1827-1900).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William H. Baggs (1827-1908) — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Maryland, March 3, 1827. Tailor; postmaster at Smyrna, Del., 1852-53, 1875-85; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1905-08; died in office 1908. Methodist. Died in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., January 5, 1908 (age 80 years, 308 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, January 24, 1867, to Sarah E. 'Sallie' Collins (1839-1924).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Warren Walter Rich (1863-1916) — also known as Warren W. Rich — of Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Hamilton, Madison County, N.Y., September 18, 1863. Lawyer; U.S. Consular Agent in Salina Cruz, 1907-08; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Salina Cruz, 1908-14; U.S. Vice Consul in Salina Cruz, as of 1916. Died, from tuberculosis, in Delaware, August 17, 1916 (age 52 years, 334 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Warren Rich (1830-1894) and Caroline Rich; married, November 19, 1896, to Katherine Clement Tschuy (1865-1947); third cousin twice removed of Lemuel Stetson (1804-1868); third cousin thrice removed of James Kilbourne.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey; Augur family of Connecticut; Hughes-Stuart family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Franklin Brockson (1865-1942) — of Delaware. Born in New Castle County, Del., August 6, 1865. Democrat. School teacher and principal; lawyer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1909-10; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1913-15; defeated, 1914. Died in Clayton, Kent County, Del., March 16, 1942 (age 76 years, 222 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Clifford Pryor (1894-1984) — also known as Clifford Pryor — of Blackbird, New Castle County, Del.; Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, September 24, 1894. Democrat. Carpenter; farmer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 15th District, 1933-34; defeated, 1942; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 7th District, 1955-58. Died, from heart disease, in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., May 29, 1984 (age 89 years, 248 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ernest Victor Blendt (1903-1953) — also known as Ernest V. Blendt — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, May 18, 1903. Democrat. Farmer; bank director; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1941-42, 1953; died in office 1953; candidate for Delaware state senate from Kent County 1st District, 1942. Methodist. Member, Lions; Odd Fellows; Grange. Died, in Delaware Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 4, 1953 (age 50 years, 78 days).e. Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harry George Blendt (1863-1948) and Mary Jane (Workman) Blendt (1869-1943); brother of George Michael Blendt; married to Beulah Schneider (1905-1997); uncle of Carlton Blendt, Jr. (1928-2005).
      Political family: Blendt family of Smyrna, Delaware.
      George Michael Blendt (1895-1972) — also known as George M. Blendt — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Smyrna, Kent County, Del., September 18, 1895. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1949-50. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., July 28, 1972 (age 76 years, 314 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harry George Blendt (1863-1948) and Mary Jane (Workman) Blendt (1869-1943); brother of Ernest Victor Blendt; married, September 25, 1918, to Hazel Ford (1899-1979); uncle of Carlton Blendt, Jr. (1928-2005).
      Political family: Blendt family of Smyrna, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Carlton Blendt, Jr. (1928-2005) — of Townsend, New Castle County, Del. Born in Powell, Park County, Wyo., November 15, 1928. Democrat. Dairy farmer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 15th District, 1961-64. Presbyterian. Member, Grange. Died in Delaware, January 22, 2005 (age 76 years, 68 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Carlton Lee Blendt (1906-1984) and Margaret M. (Harris) Blendt (1911-1975); married, September 26, 1948, to Betty Regener; nephew of George Michael Blendt (1895-1972) and Ernest Victor Blendt.
      Political family: Blendt family of Smyrna, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Presley Spruance (1785-1863) — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Delaware, 1785. Whig. Member of Delaware state legislature, 1820; delegate to Whig National Convention from Delaware, 1839; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1847-53. Died in 1863 (age about 78 years). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    St. Peter's Cemetery
    Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Collins (1732-1789) — of Kent County, Del. Born in Duck Creek (now Smyrna), Kent County, Del., 1732. Planter; member of Delaware state legislative council from Kent County, 1776-82; President of Delaware, 1786-89; died in office 1789. Episcopalian. Died in Duck Creek (now Smyrna), Kent County, Del., March 29, 1789 (age about 56 years). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Williams (1825-1899) — of Kenton, Kent County, Del.; Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 4, 1825. Democrat. Farmer; member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1856, 1862; member of Delaware state senate, 1866, 1871, 1891-92; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1872, 1880 (Convention Vice-President), 1884; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1875-79. Died April 12, 1899 (age 73 years, 251 days). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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