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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in New Castle County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Christiana Masonic Home Cemetery
  • Faulkland Beth Emeth Memorial Park
  • Glasgow Pencader Cemetery
  • Greenville St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery
  • Middletown Forest Cemetery
  • Middletown Old St. Anne's Church Cemetery
  • New Castle Glebe Cemetery
  • New Castle Gracelawn Memorial Park
  • New Castle Immanuel Churchyard
  • New Castle Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Newark Head of Christiana Church Cemetery
  • Newark Welsh Tract Cemetery
  • Odessa Corbit Family Cemetery
  • Odessa Old Drawyer's Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Owls Nest Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • St. Georges St. Georges Cemetery
  • Townsend Townsend Cemetery
  • Wilmington All Saints Cemetery
  • Wilmington Cathedral Cemetery
  • Wilmington Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery
  • Wilmington First Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Wilmington Friends Burial Ground
  • Wilmington Jewish Community Cemetery
  • Wilmington Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Wilmington Mt. Salem Cemetery
  • Wilmington Nemours Estate Carillon
  • Wilmington Old Swedes Church Cemetery
  • Wilmington Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Wilmington Riverview Cemetery
  • Wilmington St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery
  • Wilmington Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park
  • Wilmington Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    New Castle County,
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Joshua Clayton (1744-1798) — of Delaware. Born in Cecil County, Md., July 20, 1744. Physician; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delaware state treasurer, 1786-89; President of Delaware, 1789-92; Governor of Delaware, 1793-96; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1798; died in office 1798. Presbyterian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 11, 1798 (age 54 years, 22 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Bethel Cemetery, Chesapeake City, Md.
      Relatives: Son of James Clayton and Eleanor (Edinfield) Clayton; married to Rachel (McCleary) Bassett (adoptive daughter of Richard Bassett); father of Thomas Clayton; uncle of John Middleton Clayton (1796-1856).
      Political families: Clayton family of Dover and New Castle, Delaware; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Nicholas Van Dyke (1738-1789) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in Delaware City, New Castle County, Del., September 25, 1738. Lawyer; delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Delaware state legislative council from New Castle County, 1776-78; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1777; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1777; President of Delaware, 1783-86. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., February 19, 1789 (age 50 years, 147 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Immanuel Churchyard, New Castle, Del.
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas Van Dyke and Rachael (Alee) Van Dyke; married 1766 to Elizabeth Nixon; married to Charlotte Stanley; father of Nancy Ann Van Dyke (who married Kensey Johns, Sr.) and Nicholas Van Dyke (1770-1826); grandfather of Kensey Johns, Jr. and Dorcas Montgomery Van Dyke (1806-1838; who married Charles Irénée du Pont); third great-grandfather of Francis Victor du Pont; fourth great-grandfather of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont.
      Political family: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Masonic Home Cemetery
    Christiana, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Gunning Bedford, Jr. (1747-1812) — of Delaware. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1747. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1783-85; Delaware state attorney general, 1784-90; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; delegate to Delaware convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1787; member of Delaware state senate, 1788; Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1789; U.S. District Judge for Delaware, 1789-1812; died in office 1812. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 30, 1812 (age about 64 years). Original interment at First Presbyterian Churchyard, Wilmington, Del.; reinterment at Masonic Home Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Gunning Bedford (1720-1802) and Susannah (Jacquett) Bedford (1724-1766); married 1770 to Jane Ballareau Parker (1746-1831); first cousin of Gunning Bedford (1742-1797).
      Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile


    Beth Emeth Memorial Park
    Faulkland, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Ableman (1890-1976) — of Georgetown, Sussex County, Del.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 1, 1890. Democrat. Clothing merchant; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1924; Delaware state director, Works Progress Administration; member, Delaware State Highway Commission. Jewish. Member, Rotary; Odd Fellows. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 16, 1976 (age 85 years, 350 days). Interment at Beth Emeth Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Abel Ableman and Fannie Ableman; married, March 29, 1908, to Bertha Weinstein (1890-1980) and Bertha Weinstein (1890-1980).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bertha Ableman (1890-1980) — also known as Bertha Weinstein; Mrs. Benjamin Ableman — of Georgetown, Sussex County, Del.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Russia, April 14, 1890. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1936, 1964. Female. Jewish. Died, in Memorial Division Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 16, 1980 (age 90 years, 216 days). Interment at Beth Emeth Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married, March 29, 1908, to Benjamin Ableman (1890-1976).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pencader Cemetery
    Glasgow, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Faris (1784-1858) — also known as Jacob Ferris — of New Castle County, Del. Born in Delaware, January 5, 1784. Whig. New Castle County Justice of the Peace, 1816-34, 1844-45; delegate to Whig National Convention from Delaware, 1839; Delaware state treasurer, 1849-51. Died February 22, 1858 (age 74 years, 48 days). Interment at Pencader Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Faris and Kazia (Sharp) Faris.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery
    10 Old Church Road
    Greenville, New Castle County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Robinette Biden III (1969-2015) — also known as Beau Biden — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 3, 1969. Democrat. Lawyer; Delaware state attorney general, 2007-15; major in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Catholic. Member, Psi Upsilon. Died, from brain cancer, in Walter Reed Medical Center, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., May 30, 2015 (age 46 years, 116 days). Interment at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Neilia (Hunter) Biden (1942-1972) and Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. (1942-).
      Cross-reference: Edward E. Kaufman
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    Forest Cemetery
    Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      John Polk Cochran (1809-1898) — also known as John P. Cochran — of near Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Born near Middletown, New Castle County, Del., February 7, 1809. Governor of Delaware, 1875-79. Presbyterian. Died near Middletown, New Castle County, Del., December 27, 1898 (age 89 years, 323 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery.


    Old St. Anne's Church Cemetery
    Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Marie T. Lockwood (1872-1956) — of Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Born February 28, 1872. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1924, 1944 (alternate; member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Female. Died October 1, 1956 (age 84 years, 216 days). Interment at Old St. Anne's Church Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Glebe Cemetery
    Glebe Lane
    New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Bankson Taylor Holcomb (1879-1945) — also known as Bankson T. Holcomb — of Pittstown, Rensselaer County, N.Y.; Pompton Lakes, Passaic County, N.J.; New Castle, New Castle County, Del.; near Frederica, Kent County, Del. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., January 20, 1879. Democrat. Insurance business; delegate to Delaware convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Delaware state director, U.S. National Youth Administration; candidate for Delaware state senate from Kent County 5th District, 1942. Died January 9, 1945 (age 65 years, 355 days). Interment at Glebe Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Bankson Taylor Holcomb (1839-1912) and Edith Merritt (Driver) Holcomb; married 1907 to Julia Hurlock Newton (1877-1948); first cousin of Thomas Holcomb, Jr. (1879-1965); first cousin thrice removed of Oliver Owen Forward, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; first cousin four times removed of Augustus Pettibone and Rufus Pettibone; second cousin four times removed of Amos Pettibone; second cousin five times removed of Noah Phelps; third cousin once removed of Chauncey Forward Black; third cousin thrice removed of Augustus Herman Pettibone; fourth cousin once removed of Marcus Hensey Holcomb, Joseph Wells Holcomb and Burton Everett Hoskins.
      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


    Gracelawn Memorial Park
    New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Eugene Lammot (1899-1987) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 22, 1899. Democrat. Insurance broker; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 1st District, 1955-58; mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1957-60; defeated in primary, 1964; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1961-65. Presbyterian. Member, Kiwanis; Elks; Eagles; Moose. Died, from heart failure, in Wilmington Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 2, 1987 (age 87 years, 284 days). Interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Eugene Lammot (1859-1928) and Lullie (Holmes) Lammot; second cousin of Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont (1870-1954); second cousin once removed of Francis Victor du Pont, Henry Belin du Pont, Jr., Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont; second cousin twice removed of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont IV.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Calvin Robert McCullough (1902-1984) — also known as Calvin R. McCullough — of Holloway Terrace, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., September 29, 1902. Democrat. Contractor; bank director; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 10th District, 1949-50; member of Delaware state senate, 1955-80 (New Castle County 5th District 1955-64, 11th District 1965-72, 12th District 1973-80); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1968. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Moose. Died, from cancer, in Holloway Terrace, New Castle County, Del., October 8, 1984 (age 82 years, 9 days). Interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Charlotte Virginia Brown (1907-2000).
      Calvin R. McCullough Elementary School (now Calvin R. McCullough Middle School), in New Castle, Delaware, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Herman M. Holloway (1922-1994) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in 1922. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1964; member of Delaware state senate 2nd District, 1965-93; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1968. Died in 1994 (age about 72 years). Interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ralph S. Keenan (1903-1982) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 13, 1903. Republican. Painting contractor; police officer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 3rd District, 1943-48, 1961-64; member of Delaware state senate 4th District, 1967-68. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Shriners. Died, in the Delaware Division hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 23, 1982 (age 79 years, 10 days). Interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Immanuel Churchyard
    New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      George Read (1733-1798) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born near North East, Cecil County, Md., September 18, 1733. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1774-77; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Delaware state legislative council from New Castle County, 1776-79, 1782-83; President of Delaware, 1777-78; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1779-80; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1789-93; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1793-98. Episcopalian. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., September 21, 1798 (age 65 years, 3 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of John Read and Mary (Howell) Read; married 1763 to Gertrude (Ross) Till (sister of George Ross); father of Mary Read (who married Gunning Bedford), George Read II and John Read (1769-1854); grandfather of George Read III and John Meredith Read (1797-1874); great-grandfather of John Meredith Read, Jr..
      Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nicholas Van Dyke (1738-1789) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in Delaware City, New Castle County, Del., September 25, 1738. Lawyer; delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Delaware state legislative council from New Castle County, 1776-78; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1777; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1777; President of Delaware, 1783-86. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., February 19, 1789 (age 50 years, 147 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, New Castle County, Del.; reinterment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas Van Dyke and Rachael (Alee) Van Dyke; married 1766 to Elizabeth Nixon; married to Charlotte Stanley; father of Nancy Ann Van Dyke (who married Kensey Johns, Sr.) and Nicholas Van Dyke (1770-1826); grandfather of Kensey Johns, Jr. and Dorcas Montgomery Van Dyke (1806-1838; who married Charles Irénée du Pont); third great-grandfather of Francis Victor du Pont; fourth great-grandfather of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont.
      Political family: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Nicholas Van Dyke (1770-1826) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., December 20, 1770. Member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1799; Delaware state attorney general, 1801-06; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1807-11; member of Delaware state senate, 1815-16; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1817-26; died in office 1826. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., May 21, 1826 (age 55 years, 152 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas Van Dyke and Elizabeth (Nixon) Van Dyke (1745-1770); married to Mary Van Leuvenigh (1768-1831); father of Dorcas Montgomery Van Dyke (1806-1838; who married Charles Irénée du Pont); second great-grandfather of Francis Victor du Pont (1894-1962); third great-grandfather of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Clayton Douglass Buck (1890-1965) — also known as C. Douglass Buck — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born near New Castle, New Castle County, Del., March 21, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; engineer; Governor of Delaware, 1929-37; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1940; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1943-49; defeated, 1948. Episcopalian. Died near New Castle, New Castle County, Del., January 27, 1965 (age 74 years, 312 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Francis N. Buck and Margaret (Douglass) Buck; married to Alice Hounsfield (du Pont) Wilson (1891-1967; daughter of Thomas Coleman du Pont (1863-1930); sister of Francis Victor du Pont); great-grandnephew of John Middleton Clayton.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Gunning Bedford (1742-1797) — of Delaware. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 7, 1742. Major in Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1784; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1786; Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1789; Governor of Delaware, 1796-97; died in office 1797. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., September 30, 1797 (age 55 years, 176 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of William Bedford (1712-1788) and Catherine (Jacquett) Bedford; married 1769 to Mary Read (1745-1820; daughter of George Read); first cousin of Gunning Bedford, Jr. (1747-1812).
      Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Fooks Wolcott (1910-1973) — also known as Daniel F. Wolcott — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., January 29, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; candidate for Delaware state attorney general, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1948; superior court judge in Delaware, 1949; chair of New Castle County Democratic Party, 1950; chancellor of Delaware court of chancery, 1950-51; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1951-64; chief justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1964-73. Episcopalian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Society of Colonial Wars. Lost his right leg during World War II, while commanding a combat demolition unit. Died July 10, 1973 (age 63 years, 162 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Oliver Wolcott (1877-1938) and Mary Rebecca (Fooks) Wolcott (1879-1956); brother of Josiah Oliver Wolcott (1912-1944; First Officer with the Merchant Marine during World War II, lost at sea when his tugboat capsized); married, March 31, 1941, to Eliza Rodney (1918-1977); grandson of James Lister Wolcott.
      Political family: Wolcott family of Dover, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Stockton (1781-1846) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Castle County, Del., April 1, 1781. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Whig National Convention from Delaware, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee); Governor of Delaware, 1845-46; died in office 1846. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died, of heart disease, in New Castle County, Del., March 1, 1846 (age 64 years, 334 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Second cousin of John Stockton (1797?-1878).
      George Brydges Rodney (1803-1883) — also known as George B. Rodney — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in Lewes, Sussex County, Del., April 2, 1803. U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1841-45. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., June 18, 1883 (age 80 years, 77 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Rodney and Sarah (Fisher) Rodney (1767-1853); married, June 22, 1829, to Mary Jane Duvall; father of John Henry Rodney; nephew of Caleb Rodney; first cousin twice removed of Caesar Rodney, Thomas Rodney and Caleb Rodney Layton; second cousin once removed of Caesar Augustus Rodney; second cousin twice removed of Reynolds Clough (1875-1918); third cousin of Thomas McKean Rodney.
      Political family: Rodney family of Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Archibald Alexander (1755-1822) — of New Castle County, Del. Born in Augusta County, Va., 1755. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; physician; banker; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County, 1793-94, 1797-1800; candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1795; member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1795; New Castle County Prothonotary, 1801-05. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in New Castle County, Del., September 12, 1822 (age about 67 years). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Married 1785 to Mary Enos (1752-1831).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Henry Rodney (1839-1913) — also known as John H. Rodney — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., June 18, 1839. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Democratic National Committee from Delaware, 1888. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 13, 1913 (age 74 years, 56 days). Interment at Immanuel Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of George Brydges Rodney and Mary Jane (Duvall) Rodney; grandson of Daniel Rodney; grandnephew of Caleb Rodney; first cousin thrice removed of Caesar Rodney and Thomas Rodney; second cousin once removed of Caleb Rodney Layton; second cousin twice removed of Caesar Augustus Rodney; third cousin once removed of Thomas McKean Rodney and Reynolds Clough (1875-1918).
      Political family: Rodney family of Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Gray Street
    New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Kensey Johns, Jr. (1791-1857) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., December 10, 1791. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1827-31; chancellor of Delaware court of chancery, 1832-57; died in office 1857. Presbyterian. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., March 28, 1857 (age 65 years, 108 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Kensey Johns, Sr. and Nancy Ann (Van Dyke) Johns; grandson of Nicholas Van Dyke (1738-1789).
      Political family: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    George Gray George Gray (1840-1925) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., May 4, 1840. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1880, 1884; Delaware state attorney general, 1879-85; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1885-99; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1899-1914; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1904; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1920. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 7, 1925 (age 85 years, 95 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew C. Gray and Elizabeth Gray; married 1870 to Harriet L. Black; married 1882 to Margaret J. Black.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1902
      Charles Thomas (1790-1848) — of Delaware. Born in Red Lion Hundred, New Castle County, Del., June 23, 1790. Lawyer; Governor of Delaware, 1823-24. Presbyterian. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., February 8, 1848 (age 57 years, 230 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Thomas and Susanna (McCallmont) Thomas; married to Eliza Stoops.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Head of Christiana Church Cemetery
    1100 Church Road
    Newark, New Castle County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Pilling (1830-1900) — of Newark, New Castle County, Del. Born in Chowbent, Lancashire (now Atherton, Greater Manchester), England, March 6, 1830. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 9th District, 1899-1900; died in office 1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1884, 1896; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County, 1891-94. English ancestry. Died in Newark, New Castle County, Del., November 8, 1900 (age 70 years, 247 days). Interment at Head of Christiana Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Pilling (c.1803-1889) and Susan (Bradshaw) Pilling; married 1851 to Elizabeth B. Kelley (died 1873); married 1877 to Ellen Glenn.
      Jacob A. Correll (1896-1968) — of Newark, New Castle County, Del. Born April 29, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 6th District, 1957-60; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 11th District, 1963-64. Member, Lions; Grange. Died February 8, 1968 (age 71 years, 285 days). Interment at Head of Christiana Church Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Welsh Tract Cemetery
    Newark, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Webb Cooch — also known as Edward W. Cooch — of Delaware. Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1937-41. Interment at Welsh Tract Cemetery.


    Corbit Family Cemetery
    Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Alexander Peterson Corbit (1864-1923) — also known as Alexander P. Corbit — of Odessa, New Castle County, Del. Born February 20, 1864. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 13th District, 1907-08, 1919-22; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 6th District, 1909-12; president, New Castle County National Bank; director, Delaware Railroad. Died, of pneumonia, in Odessa, New Castle County, Del., February 18, 1923 (age 58 years, 363 days). Interment at Corbit Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Cowgill Corbit and Emily (Peterson) Corbit.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Drawyer's Presbyterian Churchyard
    U.S. 13
    Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Arnold Naudain (1790-1872) — of Dover, Kent County, Del.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born near Dover, Kent County, Del., January 6, 1790. Physician; surgeon general of the Delaware militia in the War of 1812; postmaster at Dover, Del., 1816-18; member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1823-27; Speaker of the Delaware State House of Representatives, 1826; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1830-36; resigned 1836; candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1832; member of Delaware state senate, 1836-39; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1841-45. Died in Odessa, New Castle County, Del., January 4, 1872 (age 81 years, 363 days). Interment at Old Drawyer's Presbyterian Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Walter Wolfkiel Bacon (1880-1962) — also known as Walter W. Bacon — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., January 20, 1880. Republican. Department head, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. chemical firm, 1903-18; treasurer, Buick Motor Company, 1918-30; mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1935-40; Governor of Delaware, 1941-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1944, 1948. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 18, 1962 (age 82 years, 57 days). Interment at Old Drawyer's Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of John G. Bacon and Margaret (Foster) Bacon; married, November 28, 1906, to Mabel H. McDaniel (1882-1962).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sherman Willard Tribbitt (1922-2010) — also known as Sherman W. Tribbitt — of Odessa, New Castle County, Del. Born in Denton, Caroline County, Md., November 9, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1957-64, 1971-72 (New Castle County 13th District 1957-64, 27th District 1971-72); Speaker of the Delaware State House of Representatives, 1958-64; Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1965-69; Governor of Delaware, 1973-77; Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1992. Methodist. Died in Milford, Kent County, Del., August 14, 2010 (age 87 years, 278 days). Interment at Old Drawyer's Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Sherman L. Tribbitt; married to Jeanne Webb (1922-2016; daughter of Elmer Sherman Webb (1889-1954)).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leonard Vandegrift Aspril, Jr. (1850-1934) — also known as Leonard V. Aspril, Jr. — of New Castle County, Del. Born March 11, 1850. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 13th District, 1903-04. Died February 24, 1934 (age 83 years, 350 days). Interment at Old Drawyer's Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (McMurphy) Aspril (1819-1879) and Leonard Vandegrift Aspril (1820-1911); married to Lydia Williams (1854-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    117 Old Kennett Road
    Owls Nest, New Castle County, Delaware
    Founded 1720
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Oren Hastings (1874-1966) — also known as Daniel O. Hastings — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Centerville, New Castle County, Del. Born near Princess Anne, Somerset County, Md., March 5, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; secretary of state of Delaware, 1909; appointed 1909; resigned 1909; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1909-11; appointed 1909; resigned 1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1920 (alternate), 1928 (alternate), 1932, 1936, 1944 (alternate), 1952; member, Credentials Committee, 1928, 1952; speaker, 1928; member, Resolutions Committee, 1936; member, Arrangements Committee, 1940; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1928-37; appointed 1928; defeated, 1936; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1937-40. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 9, 1966 (age 92 years, 65 days). Interment at Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel H. Hastings and Amelia Ellen (Parsons) Hastings; married, April 19, 1898, to Carrie L. Saxton (1872-1930).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Percy Nields (1868-1943) — also known as John P. Nields — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 7, 1868. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1902, 1903-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. District Judge for Delaware, 1930-41; took senior status 1941; senior judge, 1941-43. Died in Nahant, Essex County, Mass., August 26, 1943 (age 75 years, 19 days). Interment at Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary Craven (1875-1965).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John George Stewart (1890-1970) — also known as J. George Stewart — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 2, 1890. Republican. Civil engineer; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1935-37; defeated, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Died in Washington, D.C., May 24, 1970 (age 79 years, 356 days). Interment at Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William A. Simonton (1871-1951) — also known as "Cap" — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., September 28, 1871. Republican. Executive at Du Pont chemical company; director of Delaware Maryland Virginia Railroad; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 1st District, 1923-38. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Elks. Died, following a heart attack, at Delaware Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., October 9, 1951 (age 80 years, 11 days). Interment at Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Richard Simonton (1836-1887) and Lucy (Richardson) Simonton (1841-1883); married, December 10, 1892, to Hettie May Hull (1871-1961).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Georges Cemetery
    St. Georges, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Anthony Higgins (1840-1912) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Red Lion Hundred, New Castle County, Del., October 1, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1869-76; candidate for U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1884; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1889-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1896; one of the attorneys for U.S. District Judge Charles Swayne during his impeachment proceedings, 1904-05. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 26, 1912 (age 71 years, 269 days). Interment at St. Georges Cemetery.
      Cross-reference: Ralph Stone
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Homer Morrison Byington, Jr. (1908-1987) — also known as Homer M. Byington, Jr. — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Naples, Italy of American parents, May 31, 1908. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul in Naples, 1938-39; U.S. Ambassador to Malaya, 1957-61; U.S. Consul General in Naples, 1963-73. Protestant. Received the Medal of Freedom in 1946. Died, of a heart attack, aboard the Vista Fjord, a Norwegian cruise ship, in the North Atlantic Ocean, November 2, 1987 (age 79 years, 155 days). Interment at St. Georges Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Homer Morrison Byington; married to Jane Craven McHarg (1912-1993); great-grandson of Aaron Homer Byington (1825?-1910).
      Political family: Byington family of Norwalk, Connecticut.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John L. Deputy (1854-1937) — of Porter's Station (now Porter), New Castle County, Del. Born in 1854. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 11th District, 1925-26. Died, from a heart condition, in Porter, New Castle County, Del., February 25, 1937 (age about 82 years). Interment at St. Georges Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Deputy (1831-1874) and Annie Mary (Gray) Deputy (1833-1919); second cousin once removed of Delmar E. Deputy (1862-1932).
      Political family: Deputy family of Milford, Delaware.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Townsend Cemetery
    Townsend, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Elmer Sherman Webb (1889-1954) — also known as E. Sherman Webb — of Odessa, New Castle County, Del. Born May 7, 1889. Democrat. Farmer; hardware and feed business; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 13th District, 1931-32; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 6th District, 1949-52. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Tall Cedars of Lebanon. Died, from a heart attack, in Odessa, New Castle County, Del., February 12, 1954 (age 64 years, 281 days). Interment at Townsend Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Thomas Webb (1850-1936) and Anne Elizabeth (Dockety) Webb (1854-1923); married to Edith Virginia Russell (1888-1917) and Blanche M. Cleaver (1893-1975); father of Jeanne Webb (1922-2016; who married Sherman Willard Tribbitt (1922-2010)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sudler H. King (1896-1968) — of New Castle County, Del. Born in 1896. Democrat. Poultry farmer; police officer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 13th District, 1949-50. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, in Kent General Hospital, Dover, Kent County, Del., February 19, 1968 (age about 71 years). Interment at Townsend Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    All Saints Cemetery
    6001 Kirkwood Highway
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Clair John Killoran (1905-1975) — also known as Clair J. Killoran — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Weiser, Washington County, Idaho, April 12, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; Delaware state attorney general, 1943-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1960 (member, Resolutions Committee); Delaware Republican state chair, 1950; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Kappa Sigma; Elks. Died October 29, 1975 (age 70 years, 200 days). Interment at All Saints Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles J. Killoran and Ada (Percifield) Killoran; married, November 30, 1935, to Anne Regina Biggs (1910-1994).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cathedral Cemetery
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Philip Andrew Traynor (1874-1962) — also known as Philip A. Traynor — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 31, 1874. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1941-43, 1945-47; defeated, 1942, 1946; candidate for mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1949. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., December 5, 1962 (age 88 years, 188 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Edward Babiarz (1915-2004) — also known as John E. Babiarz — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 6, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; New Castle County Register in Chancery, 1949-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1961-69. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Kiwanis; Eagles; Knights of Columbus; Polish National Alliance. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 5, 2004 (age 88 years, 365 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stanley Babiarz and Mary (Feret) Babiarz; married, June 4, 1939, to Adele F. Barczuk.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eugene Ennalls Berl (1889-1954) — also known as E. Ennalls Berl — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., March 2, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Delaware convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1940, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1942; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Democratic National Committee from Delaware, 1948. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Died April 1, 1954 (age 65 years, 30 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery.
      John Jacob Raskob (1879-1950) — also known as John J. Raskob — Born in Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y., March 19, 1879. Democrat. Executive at General Motors and DuPont; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1929, 1931-32. Catholic. German and Irish ancestry. Died October 15, 1950 (age 71 years, 210 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Raskob and Anna Frances (Moran) Raskob; married 1906 to Helena Springer Green.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Edward Reilly, Sr. (1893-1963) — also known as John E. Reilly, Sr. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., July 27, 1893. Democrat. Machinist; fire fighter; cafe manager; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1945-46; defeated, 1946; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 2nd District, 1949-63; died in office 1963. Catholic. Member, Holy Name Society; Knights of Columbus; Moose; Eagles. Died, from cancer, in St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 26, 1963 (age 69 years, 214 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Canavan) Reilly (1855-1931) and James P. Reilly (1856-1926); married 1917 to Alice Magdala Scanlan (1894-1968).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Coleman du Pont (1863-1930) — also known as T. Coleman du Pont — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., December 11, 1863. Republican. Engineer; president, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours Powder Co., 1902-15; president, Central Coal and Iron Co., and other mining firms; director, Union National Bank; owner of hotels; Delaware Republican state chair, 1904-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1908 (alternate), 1920 (speaker), 1924, 1928; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1908-30; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1916; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1921-22, 1925-28; appointed 1921; defeated, 1922; resigned 1928. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science; Union League. Died, from cancer of the larynx, in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 11, 1930 (age 66 years, 335 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Antoine Bidermann du Pont (1837-1923) and Ellen Susan (Coleman) du Pont (1838-1876); married, January 17, 1889, to Alice Elsie du Pont (1863-1937); father of Alice Hounsfield du Pont (1891-1967; who married Clayton Douglass Buck) and Francis Victor du Pont; grandfather of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont; grandnephew of Henry DuPont; first cousin of Alfred Irénée du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont (1870-1954); first cousin once removed of Henry Algernon du Pont, Henry Belin du Pont, Jr., Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont; first cousin twice removed of Charles Irénée du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont IV; second cousin of Francis Irenee du Pont, Edward Green Bradford, Jr., Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard and Eugene Lammot; second cousin once removed of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard; second cousin twice removed of Richard Henry Bayard.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; 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
      Henry Algernon du Pont (1838-1926) — also known as Henry A. du Pont — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Winterthur, New Castle County, Del. Born in Eleutherian Mills, New Castle County, Del., July 30, 1838. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; received the Medal of Honor in 1898 for his handling of the retreat at the Battle of Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864; president, Wilmington and Northern Railroad, 1879-1899; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1892; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1896, 1908, 1912; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1906-17; defeated, 1916; Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1920. Episcopalian. Died in Winterthur, New Castle County, Del., December 31, 1926 (age 88 years, 154 days). Interment at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry DuPont and Louisa (Gerhard) du Pont (1816-1900); married 1874 to Mary Pauline Foster (1849-1902); first cousin once removed of Charles Irénée du Pont, Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont, Pierre Samuel du Pont, Francis Irenee du Pont, Edward Green Bradford, Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard; first cousin twice removed of Francis Victor du Pont, Henry Belin du Pont, Jr., Lammot du Pont Copeland, Thomas Francis Bayard III, Ethel du Pont (1916-1965; who married Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.), Reynolds du Pont and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); first cousin thrice removed of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont, Pierre Samuel du Pont IV and Richard Henry Bayard.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Green Bradford II (1848-1928) — also known as Edward G. Bradford II — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 12, 1848. Republican. Lawyer; member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1880-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1888, 1916 (alternate); delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1897; U.S. District Judge for Delaware, 1897-1918; retired 1918. Died in Clifton Heights, Delaware County, Pa., March 30, 1928 (age 80 years, 18 days). Interment at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Green Bradford and Mary Alicia (Heyward) Bradford; married, September 18, 1872, to Eleuthera Paulina du Pont (1848-1906); father of Edward Green Bradford, Jr.; uncle of Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard; grandfather of Henry Belin du Pont, Jr.; granduncle of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); great-granduncle of Richard Henry Bayard; sixth great-grandson of George Wyllys and John Haynes; second cousin thrice removed of Timothy Pitkin; second cousin four times removed of Abraham Davenport; third cousin once removed of Bailey Frye Adams; third cousin twice removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland; third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kitchell, Enoch Woodbridge, John Davenport, James Davenport, Ephraim Safford and Isaiah Kidder; fourth cousin of Clayton Hyde Lathrop; fourth cousin once removed of Ira Chandler Backus, Joshua Perkins, Julius Levi Strong, Henry Sabin, Lee Randall Sanborn and Clayton Huntington Lathrop.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry DuPont (1812-1889) — Born in New Castle County, Del., August 8, 1812. Republican. Adjutant General of Delaware, 1846-61; head of the E. I. du Pont de Nemours gunpowder manufacturing firm; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1868, 1876, 1880, 1888. French ancestry. Died in New Castle County, Del., August 8, 1889 (age 77 years, 0 days). Interment at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eleuthere Irenee DuPont (1771-1834) and Sophia Madeline (Dalmas) DuPont (1775-1828); married to Louisa Gebhard (1816-1900); father of Henry Algernon du Pont; granduncle of Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont, Pierre Samuel du Pont (1870-1954), Francis Irenee du Pont, Edward Green Bradford, Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard; great-granduncle of Francis Victor du Pont, Henry Belin du Pont, Jr., Lammot du Pont Copeland, Thomas Francis Bayard III, Reynolds du Pont and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard; second great-granduncle of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont, Pierre Samuel du Pont IV and Richard Henry Bayard; first cousin of Charles Irénée du Pont.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Reynolds du Pont (1918-1980) — of Greenville, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 15, 1918. Republican. Engineer; chemical manufacturer; member of Delaware state senate, 1959-74 (New Castle County 3rd District 1959-64, 7th District 1965-68, 6th District 1969-72, 7th District 1973-74); delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1964. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 19, 1980 (age 61 years, 341 days). Interment at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Natalie Driver (Wilson) du Pont (1877-1918) and Lammot du Pont (1880-1952); married, June 29, 1942, to Katharine Lewars; nephew of Pierre Samuel du Pont and William Kemble du Pont (1874-1907; who married Ethel Fleet Hallock); uncle of Pierre Samuel du Pont IV; great-grandnephew of Henry DuPont; first cousin of Henry Belin du Pont, Jr. and Lammot du Pont Copeland; first cousin once removed of Thomas Coleman du Pont and Alfred Irénée du Pont; first cousin twice removed of Henry Algernon du Pont; first cousin thrice removed of Charles Irénée du Pont; second cousin of Francis Victor du Pont; second cousin once removed of Francis Irenee du Pont, Edward Green Bradford, Jr., Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard, Eugene Lammot and Eleuthere Irenee du Pont; third cousin of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); third cousin once removed of Richard Henry Bayard.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Irénée du Pont (1797-1869) — also known as Charles I. du Pont — Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 29, 1797. Whig. Cloth manufacturer; president, Farmers Bank of Delaware; an organizer of the Delaware Railroad; member of Delaware state senate, 1841-44, 1853-56. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., January 31, 1869 (age 71 years, 308 days). Interment at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Victor Marie du Pont de Nemours (1767-1827) and Gabrielle Joséphine de la Fite de Pelleport; married, October 8, 1824, to Dorcas Montgomery Van Dyke (1806-1838; daughter of Nicholas Van Dyke (1770-1826); granddaughter of Nicholas Van Dyke (1738-1789)); married to Anne Ridgely (1815-1898; daughter of Henry Moore Ridgely); great-grandfather of Francis Victor du Pont; second great-grandfather of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont; first cousin of Henry DuPont; first cousin once removed of Henry Algernon du Pont; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont, Pierre Samuel du Pont, Francis Irenee du Pont, Edward Green Bradford, Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard; first cousin thrice removed of Henry Belin du Pont, Jr., Lammot du Pont Copeland, Thomas Francis Bayard III, Reynolds du Pont and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); first cousin four times removed of Pierre Samuel du Pont IV and Richard Henry Bayard.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Irenee du Pont (1873-1942) — also known as Francis I. du Pont — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., December 3, 1873. Progressive. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1912; candidate for mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1913. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 16, 1942 (age 68 years, 103 days). Interment at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Gurney 'Frank' du Pont (1850-1904) and Elisa Wigfall (Simons) du Pont (1850-1919); married to Marianna Rhett (1875-1967); grandnephew of Henry DuPont; first cousin of Edward Green Bradford, Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont (who married Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.); first cousin once removed of Henry Algernon du Pont, Henry Belin du Pont, Jr., Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard; first cousin twice removed of Charles Irénée du Pont and Richard Henry Bayard; second cousin of Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont (1870-1954); second cousin once removed of Francis Victor du Pont, Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont; second cousin twice removed of Louis Trezevant Wigfall, Eleuthere Irenee du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont IV.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Green Bradford, Jr. (1878-1927) — also known as Edward G. Bradford, Jr. — of New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., September 11, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 7th District, 1909-10, 1913-14. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 3, 1927 (age 49 years, 83 days). Interment at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eleuthera Paulina (du Pont) Bradford (1848-1906) and Edward Green Bradford II; married 1923 to Helen Sergeant Adams (1893-1967); uncle of Henry Belin du Pont, Jr.; grandson of Edward Green Bradford; grandnephew of Henry DuPont; seventh great-grandson of George Wyllys and John Haynes; first cousin of Francis Irenee du Pont and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard (who married Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.); first cousin once removed of Henry Algernon du Pont, Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard; first cousin twice removed of Charles Irénée du Pont and Richard Henry Bayard; second cousin of Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont (1870-1954); second cousin once removed of Francis Victor du Pont, Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont; second cousin twice removed of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont IV; second cousin four times removed of Timothy Pitkin; second cousin five times removed of Abraham Davenport; third cousin twice removed of Bailey Frye Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland; fourth cousin once removed of Clayton Hyde Lathrop.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ethel Hallock du Pont (1876-1951) — also known as Ethel H. du Pont; Ethel Fleet Hallock; Mrs. W. K. du Pont — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Beirut, Syria (now Lebanon), October 14, 1876. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1924, 1928; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1924. Female. Died in Singapore, Singapore, March 2, 1951 (age 74 years, 139 days). Interment at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Samuel Hallock (1837-1917) and Sara (Tabet) Hallock (1855-1883); married to William Kemble du Pont (1874-1907; brother of Pierre Samuel du Pont (1870-1954); uncle of Henry Belin du Pont, Jr., Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont).
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Belin du Pont, Jr. (1898-1970) — also known as Henry B. du Pont — of Greenville, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., July 23, 1898. Republican. Vice-president, director, DuPont chemical company; director, North American Aviation Corp. and General Motors; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1936 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., April 13, 1970 (age 71 years, 264 days). Interment at Du Pont de Nemours Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Belin du Pont (1873-1902) and Eluthera (Bradford) du Pont (1873-1953); married, October 24, 1928, to Margaret Wilson Lewis (1900-1985); married, February 24, 1949, to Emily Tybout (du Pont) Smith (1913-1991); nephew of Pierre Samuel du Pont, William Kemble du Pont (1874-1907; who married Ethel Fleet Hallock) and Edward Green Bradford, Jr.; grandson of Edward Green Bradford II; great-grandson of Edward Green Bradford; great-grandnephew of Henry DuPont; first cousin of Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont; first cousin once removed of Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont, Francis Irenee du Pont, Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard and Pierre Samuel du Pont IV; first cousin twice removed of Henry Algernon du Pont; first cousin thrice removed of Charles Irénée du Pont; second cousin of Francis Victor du Pont, Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard; second cousin once removed of Eugene Lammot (1899-1987), Eleuthere Irenee du Pont and Richard Henry Bayard; second cousin five times removed of Timothy Pitkin; third cousin thrice removed of Bailey Frye Adams; eighth great-grandson of George Wyllys and John Haynes.
      Political family: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    First Presbyterian Churchyard
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Gunning Bedford, Jr. (1747-1812) — of Delaware. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1747. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1783-85; Delaware state attorney general, 1784-90; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; delegate to Delaware convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1787; member of Delaware state senate, 1788; Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1789; U.S. District Judge for Delaware, 1789-1812; died in office 1812. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 30, 1812 (age about 64 years). Original interment at First Presbyterian Churchyard; reinterment at Masonic Home Cemetery, Christiana, Del.
      Relatives: Son of Gunning Bedford (1720-1802) and Susannah (Jacquett) Bedford (1724-1766); married 1770 to Jane Ballareau Parker (1746-1831); first cousin of Gunning Bedford (1742-1797).
      Political family: Read family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile


    Friends Burial Ground
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      John Dickinson (1732-1808) — also known as "Penman of the Revolution" — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born near Trappe, Talbot County, Md., November 13, 1732. Planter; lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania, 1774-76; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1779; member of Delaware state legislative council from New Castle County, 1781; President of Delaware, 1781-83; President of Pennsylvania, 1782-85; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County, 1793. Quaker; later Episcopalian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 14, 1808 (age 75 years, 93 days). Interment at Friends Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Dickinson and Mary (Cadwalader) Dickinson; brother of Philemon Dickinson (1739-1809); married, July 19, 1770, to Mary 'Polly' Norris.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Caleb Prew Bennett (1758-1836) — of Delaware. Born in Chester County, Pa., November 11, 1758. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; New Castle County Treasurer, 1807-33; Governor of Delaware, 1833-36; died in office 1836. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 9, 1836 (age 77 years, 180 days). Interment at Friends Burial Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Bennett and Elizabeth (Prew) Wiley Bennett; married, April 5, 1792, to Catherine Britton; grandnephew of Daniel Boone.


    Jewish Community Cemetery
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      George Joseph Feldman (1904-1994) — also known as George J. Feldman — of New York. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 6, 1904. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Malta, 1965-67; Luxembourg, 1967-69. Jewish. Chief author of a Congressional study which led to the creation of NASA as a civilian space agency. Died in the Bryn Mawr Terrace Nursing Home, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pa., November 22, 1994 (age 90 years, 16 days). Interment at Jewish Community Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Marion Schulman.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Methodist Church Cemetery
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Brown Lore (1831-1911) — also known as Charles B. Lore — of Delaware. Born in Odessa, New Castle County, Del., March 16, 1831. Democrat. Delaware state attorney general, 1869-74; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1883-87; Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1892; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1893-1909. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 6, 1911 (age 79 years, 355 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Methodist Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Salem Cemetery
    1709 Mount Salem Lane
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James S. Evans (1873-1950) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Joanna Heights, Berks County, Pa., February 25, 1873. Republican. Railway freight agent; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 3rd District, 1927-28, 1935-38; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 1st District, 1943-50; died in office 1950. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died, from a heart attack, in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 24, 1950 (age 77 years, 27 days). Interment at Mt. Salem Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Martha Borem (died 1931).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Nemours Estate Carillon
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) — also known as Alfred I. du Pont — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 12, 1864. Republican. Vice-president of the DuPont Powder Company; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1916. Member, Sigma Chi. Died in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., April 28, 1935 (age 70 years, 351 days). Entombed at Nemours Estate Carillon.
      Relatives: Son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont II (1829-1877) and Charlotte Shepard (Henderson) du Pont (1835-1877); married 1887 to Bessie Gardner (divorced 1906); married 1907 to Mary Alicia Hayward Bradford (1975-1920); married, January 22, 1921, to Jessie Dew Ball (1884-1970); grandnephew of Henry DuPont; first cousin of Thomas Coleman du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont; first cousin once removed of Henry Algernon du Pont, Francis Victor du Pont, Henry Belin du Pont, Jr., Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont; first cousin twice removed of Charles Irénée du Pont, Eleuthere Irenee du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont IV; second cousin of Francis Irenee du Pont, Edward Green Bradford, Jr., Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard and Eugene Lammot; second cousin once removed of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); second cousin twice removed of Richard Henry Bayard.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Swedes Church Cemetery
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Founded 1698
    Politicians buried here:
    Thomas F. Bayard, Sr. Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr. (1828-1898) — also known as Thomas F. Bayard, Sr. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., October 29, 1828. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1853-55; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1869-85; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1880, 1884; U.S. Secretary of State, 1885-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1892; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1893-97. Died in Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass., September 28, 1898 (age 69 years, 334 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Asheton Bayard, Jr. and Anne (Francis) Bayard; married 1856 to Louisa Lee; married, November 7, 1889, to Mary W. Clymer; father of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.; nephew of Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868); grandson of James Asheton Bayard, Sr.; grandfather of Mabel Bayard Warren (who married Joseph Gardner Bradley), Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); great-grandson of Richard Bassett; great-grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard (1949?-); great-grandnephew of John Bubenheim Bayard; fourth great-grandnephew of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707); fifth great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; second cousin once removed of Littleton Kirkpatrick; second cousin four times removed of Stephanus Bayard; third cousin of Andrew Kirkpatrick; third cousin thrice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802); fourth cousin of John Sluyter Wirt.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Mount Bayard, on the border between British Columbia, Canada, and the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
      Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
      James Asheton Bayard, Jr. (1799-1880) — also known as James A. Bayard — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 15, 1799. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1837-43; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1851-64, 1867-69; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1860, 1864, 1868. Suffered an accidental fall while descending stairs, and died a few days later, in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 13, 1880 (age 80 years, 211 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Asheton Bayard, Sr. and Ann (Bassett) Bayard; brother of Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868); married, July 8, 1823, to Ann Francis; father of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr.; grandson of Richard Bassett; grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.; grandnephew of John Bubenheim Bayard; great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); second great-grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard (1949?-); third great-grandnephew of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707); fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; second cousin of Littleton Kirkpatrick; second cousin once removed of Andrew Kirkpatrick; second cousin thrice removed of Stephanus Bayard; third cousin once removed of John Sluyter Wirt; third cousin twice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802).
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Samuel White (1770-1809) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Kent County, Del., December, 1770. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1801-09; died in office 1809. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 4, 1809 (age 38 years, 0 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas White (judge).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr. (1868-1942) — also known as Thomas F. Bayard — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 4, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; Delaware Democratic state chair, 1906-16; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1922-29; defeated, 1928, 1930; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Episcopalian. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., July 12, 1942 (age 74 years, 38 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr. and Louisa (Lee) Bayard; married, October 3, 1908, to Elizabeth Bradford du Pont (first cousin of Francis Irenee du Pont and Edward Green Bradford, Jr.); father of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); grandson of James Asheton Bayard, Jr.; grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard (1949?-); grandnephew of Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868); great-grandson of James Asheton Bayard, Sr.; second great-grandson of Richard Bassett; second great-grandnephew of John Bubenheim Bayard; fifth great-grandnephew of Nicholas Bayard; sixth great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; second cousin twice removed of Littleton Kirkpatrick; second cousin five times removed of Stephanus Bayard; third cousin once removed of Andrew Kirkpatrick; fourth cousin once removed of John Sluyter Wirt.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884) — also known as Edward G. Bradford — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Cecil County, Md., July 17, 1819. Republican. Lawyer; member of Delaware state house of representatives, 1849-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1856 (member, Platform Committee); U.S. Attorney for Delaware, 1861-66; member of Republican National Committee from Delaware, 1868-70; U.S. District Judge for Delaware, 1871-84; died in office 1884. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., January 16, 1884 (age 64 years, 183 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Moses Bradford (1788-1874) and Phebe (George) Bradford (1794-1840); married 1840 to Mary Alicia Heyward (1820-1848); married, February 5, 1852, to Elizabeth Roberts Canby (1826-1914; fourth cousin *** of Elsie Cryder Woodward); father of Edward Green Bradford II; grandfather of Edward Green Bradford, Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard; great-grandfather of Henry Belin du Pont, Jr., Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard; second great-grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard; fifth great-grandson of George Wyllys and John Haynes; second cousin twice removed of Timothy Pitkin; second cousin thrice removed of Abraham Davenport (1715-1789); third cousin of Bailey Frye Adams; third cousin once removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland and Clayton Hyde Lathrop; third cousin twice removed of Aaron Kitchell, Enoch Woodbridge, John Davenport, James Davenport, Ephraim Safford, Isaiah Kidder and Clayton Huntington Lathrop; fourth cousin of Ira Chandler Backus, Joshua Perkins, Julius Levi Strong, Henry Sabin and Lee Randall Sanborn; fourth cousin once removed of Abraham Davenport (1767-1837), Jonathan Usher, William Woodbridge, Dudley Woodbridge, Theodore Davenport, Charles Stetson, James Safford, Luther Kidder, Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880), Chester Dorman Hubbard, Delos Fall and James L. Sanborn.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ignatius C. Grubb (1841-1927) — of Delaware. Born April 12, 1841. Justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1910. Died June 6, 1927 (age 86 years, 55 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985) — also known as Alexis I. du Pont Bayard — of Rockland, New Castle County, Del.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 11, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1948 (alternate; member, Credentials Committee), 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960, 1968; Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1949-53; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1972. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Jaycees. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., September 3, 1985 (age 67 years, 204 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard (1880-1975); brother of Thomas Francis Bayard III; married, April 24, 1944, to Jane Brady Hildreth; father of Richard Henry Bayard (1949?-); grandson of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr.; grandnephew of Edward Green Bradford II; great-grandson of James Asheton Bayard, Jr. and Edward Green Bradford; great-grandnephew of Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868) and Henry DuPont; second great-grandson of James Asheton Bayard, Sr.; third great-grandson of Richard Bassett; third great-grandnephew of John Bubenheim Bayard; sixth great-grandnephew of Nicholas Bayard; seventh great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin once removed of Francis Irenee du Pont and Edward Green Bradford, Jr.; first cousin twice removed of Henry Algernon du Pont; first cousin thrice removed of Charles Irénée du Pont; second cousin of Henry Belin du Pont, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont; second cousin thrice removed of Littleton Kirkpatrick; second cousin five times removed of Timothy Pitkin; third cousin of Francis Victor du Pont, Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont; third cousin once removed of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont IV; third cousin twice removed of Andrew Kirkpatrick; third cousin thrice removed of Bailey Frye Adams; eighth great-grandson of George Wyllys and John Haynes.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Roche (1754-1821) — of New Castle County, Del. Born in County Cork, Ireland, April 10, 1754. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; merchant; delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1791; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County, 1798. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died April 6, 1821 (age 66 years, 361 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard (1880-1975) — also known as Elizabeth Bradford du Pont; Mrs. Thomas Francis Bayard — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., January 23, 1880. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1944. Female. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., September 14, 1975 (age 95 years, 234 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Alexis Irenee du Pont (1843-1904) and Elizabeth Canby (Bradford) du Pont (1852-1925); married, October 3, 1908, to Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.; mother of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard; niece of Edward Green Bradford II; granddaughter of Edward Green Bradford; grandmother of Richard Henry Bayard; grandniece of Henry DuPont; seventh great-granddaughter of George Wyllys and John Haynes; first cousin of Francis Irenee du Pont and Edward Green Bradford, Jr.; first cousin once removed of Henry Algernon du Pont and Henry Belin du Pont, Jr.; first cousin twice removed of Charles Irénée du Pont; second cousin of Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont; second cousin once removed of Francis Victor du Pont, Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont; second cousin twice removed of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont IV; second cousin four times removed of Timothy Pitkin (1766-1847); second cousin five times removed of Abraham Davenport; third cousin twice removed of Bailey Frye Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland; fourth cousin once removed of Clayton Hyde Lathrop.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Dewey-Blaine-Coit-Huntington family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Thomas Francis Bayard III (1911-1992) — also known as Thomas F. Bayard III — of New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., December 31, 1911. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 7th District, 1956. Died in Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., February 9, 1992 (age 80 years, 40 days). Interment at Old Swedes Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr. and Elizabeth Bradford du Pont Bayard; brother of Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard; uncle of Richard Henry Bayard (1949?-); grandson of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr.; grandnephew of Edward Green Bradford II; great-grandson of James Asheton Bayard, Jr. and Edward Green Bradford; great-grandnephew of Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868) and Henry DuPont; second great-grandson of James Asheton Bayard, Sr.; third great-grandson of Richard Bassett; third great-grandnephew of John Bubenheim Bayard; sixth great-grandnephew of Nicholas Bayard; seventh great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin once removed of Francis Irenee du Pont and Edward Green Bradford, Jr.; first cousin twice removed of Henry Algernon du Pont; first cousin thrice removed of Charles Irénée du Pont; second cousin of Henry Belin du Pont, Jr.; second cousin once removed of Thomas Coleman du Pont, Alfred Irénée du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont (1870-1954); second cousin thrice removed of Littleton Kirkpatrick; second cousin five times removed of Timothy Pitkin; third cousin of Francis Victor du Pont, Lammot du Pont Copeland and Reynolds du Pont; third cousin once removed of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont and Pierre Samuel du Pont IV; third cousin twice removed of Andrew Kirkpatrick; third cousin thrice removed of Bailey Frye Adams; eighth great-grandson of George Wyllys and John Haynes.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Henry Latimer (1752-1819) — of Delaware. Born in Newport, New Castle County, Del., April 24, 1752. Physician; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1787-91; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1794-95; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1795-1801. Presbyterian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 19, 1819 (age 67 years, 239 days). Original interment at Presbyterian Cemetery; reinterment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Latimer and Susan (Geddes) Latimer; brother of George Latimer (1739?-?).
      Political family: Latimer family of Delaware.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John McKinly (1721-1796) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Northern Ireland, February 21, 1721. Physician; New Castle County Sheriff, 1757; member of Delaware colonial Assembly, 1771-76; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1776-77; President of Delaware, 1777. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 21, 1796 (age 75 years, 182 days). Original interment at Presbyterian Cemetery; reinterment in 1922 at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1761 to Jane 'Jenny' Richardson.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Riverview Cemetery
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Cann McMullen (1868-1944) — also known as Richard C. McMullen — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born near Glasgow, New Castle County, Del., January 2, 1868. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1936; Governor of Delaware, 1937-41. Methodist. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 18, 1944 (age 76 years, 47 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      Manlove Howard Jester (1870-1932) — also known as M. Howard Jester — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born November 14, 1870. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 3rd District, 1905-06; postmaster at Wilmington, Del., 1909-13. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 14, 1932 (age 62 years, 0 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Jester (1843-1915) and Elizabeth A. (McDaniel) Jester (1849-1935); married to Florra Clayton (1873-1954).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Burton S. Heal (1884-1979) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del.; Holly Oak, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 2, 1884. Republican. Clerk of the Delaware House of Representatives, 1925; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 6th District, 1935-36; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 3rd District, 1939-42; New Castle County Recorder of Deeds, 1943-54. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Introduced the bill to designate the Blue Hen as the Delaware state bird. Died, in Memorial Division hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 17, 1979 (age 95 years, 107 days). Interment at Riverview Cemetery.


    St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Lewis Heisler Ball (1861-1933) — also known as L. Heisler Ball — of Faulkland, New Castle County, Del.; Marshallton, New Castle County, Del. Born near Stanton, New Castle County, Del., September 21, 1861. Republican. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1896, 1908 (alternate), 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee); Delaware state treasurer, 1899-1901; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1901-03; defeated, 1902; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1903-05, 1919-25. Died, from pneumonia, in Faulkland, New Castle County, Del., October 18, 1933 (age 72 years, 27 days). Interment at St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Ball (1828-1900) and Sarah Ann (Baldwin) Ball (1834-1905); married, November 14, 1893, to Katherine Springer Justis (1871-1956).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Thomas Pilling (1864-1951) — also known as Richard T. Pilling — of Kiamensi, New Castle County, Del. Born in Kiamensi, New Castle County, Del., 1864. Republican. Woollen manufacturer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 8th District, 1901-02; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Towson, Baltimore County, Md., April 1, 1951 (age about 86 years). Interment at St. James Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Pilling and Mary E. R. (Vandergrift) Pilling; married, November 26, 1888, to Emily A. Miller (1867-1926).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Politicians buried here:
      Merrill Henry Tilghman (1875-1927) — also known as Merrill H. Tilghman — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., February 9, 1875. Democrat. Railway conductor; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1924; candidate for U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1926. Member, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Order of Railway Conductors. Died in Dover, Kent County, Del., March 7, 1927 (age 52 years, 26 days). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Marion Tilghman (1846-1925) and Martha Jane (Causey) Tilghman (1852-1889); married, October 18, 1900, to Nora Lowe (1880-1959); second cousin once removed of Frederick Paul Adkins, Elijah Dale Adkins, Wallace Henry White and Arthur Percival White; second cousin twice removed of Bertha Sheppard Adkins, Edward Homer White, Jr. and Elijah Dale Adkins, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of William Joseph Allee (1860-1937).
      Political family: White-Dennis-Adkins family of Maryland.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexander R. Abrahams (1888-1971) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in 1888. Republican. Postmaster at Wilmington, Del., 1928-33 (acting, 1928); member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 3rd District, 1934. Died in 1971 (age about 83 years). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elwood Franklin Melson, Jr. (1914-2001) — also known as Elwood F. Melson, Jr. — of Claymont, New Castle County, Del. Born in Frankford, Sussex County, Del., March 12, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 3rd District, 1955-58; family court judge in Delaware, 1964-80. Methodist. Fought successfully to abolish the death penalty in Delaware (1958). Died, following a series of strokes, in Hockessin, New Castle County, Del., December 25, 2001 (age 87 years, 288 days). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Laura Montgomery (Buckson) Melson (1890-1960) and Elwood Franklin Melson, Sr. (1890-1980); married to Grace Elizabeth Vose (1922-2003).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Scheifele (1858-1934) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Pennsylvania, March 10, 1858. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1925-32. Suffered an infected toe, which was amputated; soon after, the whole foot was amputated, and then his left leg; but within a few days, he died from gangrene, in Delaware Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 22, 1934 (age 75 years, 349 days). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery
    701 Delaware Avenue
    Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
    Founded 1843
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Bassett (1745-1815) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Cecil County, Md., April 2, 1745. Lawyer; member of Delaware state legislative council from Kent County, 1776-80, 1782-83; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Delaware state senate, 1782; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1786; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1789-93; common pleas court judge in Delaware, 1793-99; Governor of Delaware, 1799-1801; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1801-02. Methodist. Died in Cecil County, Md., September 15, 1815 (age 70 years, 166 days). Original interment somewhere in Cecil County, Md.; reinterment in 1865 at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Michael or Arnold Bassett and Judith (Thompson) Bassett; married, December 22, 1774, to Ann Ennals (1746-1796); adoptive father of Rachel McCleary Bassett (who married Joshua Clayton); father of Ann Nancy Bassett (1777-1854; who married James Asheton Bayard, Sr.); grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868) and James Asheton Bayard, Jr.; great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr.; second great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.; third great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); fourth great-grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard (1949?-); first cousin thrice removed of John Sluyter Wirt.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868) — also known as Richard H. Bayard — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., September 26, 1796. Whig. Mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1832-34; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1836-39, 1841-45; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1839-41; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Belgium, 1851-53. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 4, 1868 (age 71 years, 160 days). Entombed at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Asheton Bayard, Sr. and Ann (Bassett) Bayard; brother of James Asheton Bayard, Jr.; married to Mary Sophia Carroll (1804-1886; granddaughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton); uncle of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr.; grandson of Richard Bassett; grandnephew of John Bubenheim Bayard; granduncle of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.; great-granduncle of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); second great-granduncle of Richard Henry Bayard; third great-grandnephew of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707); fourth great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; second cousin of Littleton Kirkpatrick; second cousin once removed of Andrew Kirkpatrick; second cousin thrice removed of Stephanus Bayard; third cousin once removed of John Sluyter Wirt; third cousin twice removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802).
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Asheton Bayard, Sr. (1767-1815) — also known as "The Chevalier"; "The Goliath of His Party"; "High Priest of the Constitution" — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 28, 1767. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1797-1803; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1804-13. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 6, 1815 (age 48 years, 9 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Cecil County, Md.; reinterment in 1842 at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Asheton Bayard (1738-1770) and Agnes or Ann (Hodge) Bayard; married, February 11, 1795, to Ann Nancy Bassett (1777-1854; daughter of Richard Bassett); father of Richard Henry Bayard (1796-1868) and James Asheton Bayard, Jr.; nephew and adoptive son of John Bubenheim Bayard; grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard, Sr.; great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard, Jr.; second great-grandfather of Thomas Francis Bayard III and Alexis Irenee du Pont Bayard (1918-1985); second great-grandnephew of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707); third great-grandfather of Richard Henry Bayard (1949?-); third great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin once removed of Littleton Kirkpatrick; first cousin twice removed of Andrew Kirkpatrick; second cousin twice removed of Stephanus Bayard; third cousin once removed of Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802); fourth cousin once removed of James Adams Ekin.
      Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Latimer (1752-1819) — of Delaware. Born in Newport, New Castle County, Del., April 24, 1752. Physician; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1787-91; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1794-95; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1795-1801. Presbyterian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 19, 1819 (age 67 years, 239 days). Original interment at Presbyterian Cemetery; reinterment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Latimer and Susan (Geddes) Latimer; brother of George Latimer (1739?-?).
      Political family: Latimer family of Delaware.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Read Riddle (1817-1867) — also known as George R. Riddle — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., 1817. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1851-55; defeated, 1854; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1864-67; died in office 1867. Died in Washington, D.C., March 29, 1867 (age about 49 years). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Preston Lea (1841-1916) — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 12, 1841. Republican. President, William Lea and Sons milling; president, Union National Bank, vice-president, Farmers Mutual Insurance Company; director, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad; Governor of Delaware, 1905-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1908. Quaker. Member, Union League. Died in New Castle, New Castle County, Del., December 4, 1916 (age 75 years, 22 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Lea (1805-1876) and Jane Scott (Lovett) Lea (1817-1888); married, October 27, 1870, to Adalaide Moore (1846-1888); married, April 29, 1897, to Eliza Naudain Corbit; father of Claudia Wright Lea (1872-1955; who married Sheffield Phelps (1864-1902)); second cousin once removed of Charles Corbit and William Webb, Jr.; third cousin once removed of Joseph Rodman West; third cousin twice removed of Elsie Cryder Woodward.
      Political families: 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).
      Charles Robert Miller (1857-1927) — also known as Charles Miller — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in West Chester, Chester County, Pa., September 30, 1857. Republican. Member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 1st District, 1911-12; Governor of Delaware, 1913-17. Episcopalian. Died in Berlin, Camden County, N.J., September 18, 1927 (age 69 years, 353 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Thomas Woodnutt Miller (1886-1973); grandfather of Clement Woodnutt Miller.
      Political family: Miller family of Wilmington, Delaware.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Robert Pyle Robinson (1869-1939) — also known as Robert P. Robinson — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 28, 1869. Republican. Banker; Governor of Delaware, 1925-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1928, 1932. Presbyterian. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 4, 1939 (age 69 years, 341 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      John Wales (1783-1863) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., July 31, 1783. Lawyer; banker; secretary of state of Delaware, 1845-49; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1849-51; one of the founders of Newark College, now the University of Delaware. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., December 3, 1863 (age 80 years, 125 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John Patten Wales (1831-1912).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John McKinly (1721-1796) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Northern Ireland, February 21, 1721. Physician; New Castle County Sheriff, 1757; member of Delaware colonial Assembly, 1771-76; member of Delaware house of assembly, 1776-77; President of Delaware, 1777. Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 21, 1796 (age 75 years, 182 days). Original interment at Presbyterian Cemetery; reinterment in 1922 at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1761 to Jane 'Jenny' Richardson.
      See also Wikipedia article
      James Tilton (1745-1822) — of Dover, Kent County, Del.; Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Kent County, Del., June 1, 1745. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1783-84; Delaware state treasurer, 1785-86. Died near Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 14, 1822 (age 76 years, 347 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry Winfield Watson (1856-1933) — also known as Henry W. Watson — of Langhorne, Bucks County, Pa. Born in Bucks County, Pa., June 24, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; director, Langhorne Electric Light and Power Co.; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1915-33 (8th District 1915-23, 9th District 1923-33); died in office 1933. Episcopalian. Died in 1933 (age about 77 years). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mitchel Watson and Anna (Bacon) Watson; married, September 7, 1897, to Annie Masden Vaughan.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Willard Hall (1780-1875) — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Born in Westford, Middlesex County, Mass., December 24, 1780. Democrat. Secretary of state of Delaware, 1811; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1817-21; resigned 1821; delegate to Delaware state constitutional convention, 1821; member of Delaware state senate, 1822; federal judge, 1823. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 10, 1875 (age 94 years, 137 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Jones Milligan (1795-1875) — also known as John J. Milligan — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Maryland, 1795. U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1831-39. Died in 1875 (age about 80 years). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Patten Wales (1831-1912) — also known as John P. Wales — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born January 2, 1831. Republican. Physician; mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1882-85. Died June 24, 1912 (age 81 years, 174 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Wales (1783-1863).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Peckworth Allmond (1835-1912) — also known as John P. Allmond — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Brandywine (now part of Wilmington), New Castle County, Del., May 6, 1835. Democrat. Grocer; bank director; brick-making business; mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1878-82; vice-president, Peoples Railway Co. (Peoples Trolley), 1901-12. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 24, 1912 (age 76 years, 323 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Allmond (1793-1882) and Phebe (Jefferis) Allmond (1797-1857); married, June 24, 1856, to Sarah Martin Palmer (1835-1896); father of Charles Musgrove Allmond (1866-1945).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Heald (1864-1939) — also known as William H. Heald — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 27, 1864. Republican. Bank examiner; lawyer; postmaster at Wilmington, Del., 1901-06; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 1909-13; banker. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., June 3, 1939 (age 74 years, 280 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Hepburn Armstrong (1824-1919) — also known as William H. Armstrong — of Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., September 7, 1824. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Lycoming County, 1861-62; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 18th District, 1869-71. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 14, 1919 (age 94 years, 249 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Armstrong (1794-1867) and Sarah (Hepburn) Armstrong; married, June 5, 1851, to Annie Earp.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Bancroft (1875-1936) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Rockford (now part of Wilmington), New Castle County, Del., May 18, 1875. Democrat. Chemical engineer; executive, Joseph Bancroft & Sons chemical manufacturing firm; director of railroads and insurance companies; candidate for Governor of Delaware, 1924. Quaker. Member, American Chemical Society; Theta Xi; Freemasons; Elks. Injured in a fall down stairs, and died a few days later, from pneumonia, in the Homeopathic Hospital, Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., May 6, 1936 (age 60 years, 354 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Bancroft, Jr. (1840-1915) and Mary Askew (Richardson) Bancroft (1847-1933); married, October 29, 1902, to Elizabeth Ann Howard (1871-1941).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Musgrove Allmond (1866-1945) — also known as Charles M. Allmond — of Carrcroft, New Castle County, Del. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., February 20, 1866. Physician; mayor of Newark, Del., 1895; president, Delaware Terra Cotta Company. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Eagles; Woodmen of the World. Died in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., November 2, 1945 (age 79 years, 255 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah Martin (Palmer) Allmond (1835-1896) and John Peckworth Allmond (1835-1912); married to Emma Delano Lobdell (1870-1953).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel H. Baynard (1851-1925) — of New Castle County, Del. Born January 19, 1851. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 2nd District, 1901-02; defeated, 1892. Died March 4, 1925 (age 74 years, 44 days). Interment at Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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