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Worcester County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Worcester County

Index to Locations

  • Dale Cemetery
  • Berlin St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard
  • Snow Hill All Hallows Cemetery
  • Snow Hill Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Snow Hill Makemie Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Snow Hill Makemie Presbyterian Churchyard


    Dale Cemetery
    Worcester County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Nutter Jerome Wimbrow (1867-1957) — also known as N. Jerome Wimbrow — of Whaleyville, Worcester County, Md. Born in Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md., October 5, 1867. Republican. Merchant; sawmill business; banker; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1916-18; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920, 1936. Died in Whaleyville, Worcester County, Md., September 15, 1957 (age 89 years, 345 days). Interment at Dale Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard
    Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      John Selby Spence (1788-1840) — also known as John S. Spence — of Poplartown (now Ironshire), Worcester County, Md.; Berlin, Worcester County, Md. Born near Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., February 29, 1788. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1819-21, 1830; U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 1823-25, 1831-33; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1836-40; died in office 1840. Slaveowner. Died near Berlin, Worcester County, Md., October 24, 1840 (age 52 years, 238 days). Interment at St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard.
      Relatives: Uncle of Thomas Ara Spence (1810-1877).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    All Hallows Cemetery
    Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      George Washington Covington (1838-1911) — also known as George W. Covington — of Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md. Born in Berlin, Worcester County, Md., September 12, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867; attorney for Pennsylvania Railroad; director, Delaware Railway Company; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1881-85. Presbyterian. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 6, 1911 (age 72 years, 206 days). Interment at All Hallows Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Francis Johnson (1909-1988) — also known as Thomas F. Johnson — of Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md. Born in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., June 26, 1909. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1936, 1940 (alternate); member of Maryland state senate, 1939-50; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1959-63; defeated, 1950. Episcopalian. Convicted of conspiracy and conflict of interest, 1968. Died in Seaford, Sussex County, Del., February 1, 1988 (age 78 years, 220 days). Interment at All Hallows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Churchyard
    Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Ara Spence (1810-1877) — of Maryland. Born near Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., February 20, 1810. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1835-36, 1838-39; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1840; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1843-45; circuit judge in Maryland, 1855-65, 1866-67. Presbyterian. Slaveowner. Died in Washington, D.C., November 10, 1877 (age 67 years, 263 days). Interment at Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Nephew of John Selby Spence (1788-1840).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Rankin Franklin (1820-1878) — also known as John R. Franklin — of Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md. Born near Berlin, Worcester County, Md., May 6, 1820. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1843, 1849; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1853-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1864; state court judge in Maryland, 1867-78. Presbyterian. Slaveowner. Died in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., January 11, 1878 (age 57 years, 250 days). Interment at Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Sydney Wilson (1816-1862) — of Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Miss. Born in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., November 7, 1816. Democrat. Member of Mississippi state legislature, 1858-59, 1860-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1860; Delegate from Mississippi to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Mortally wounded at the battle of Sharpsburg on September 17, 1862, and died November 3, 1862 (age 45 years, 361 days). Interment at Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Ephraim King Wilson (1771-1834); brother of Ephraim King Wilson (1821-1891).
      Political family: Wilson family of Snow Hill, Maryland.


    Makemie Presbyterian Cemetery
    Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      John Walter Smith (1845-1925) — of Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md. Born in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., February 5, 1845. Democrat. Lumber business; banker; member of Maryland state senate, 1890-98; Maryland Democratic state chair, 1895; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1899-1900; Governor of Maryland, 1900-04; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1900, 1904, 1912 (speaker), 1916; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1908-21; defeated, 1920; member of Democratic National Committee from Maryland, 1920-21. Presbyterian. Died April 19, 1925 (age 80 years, 73 days). Interment at Makemie Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Adoptive son of Ephraim King Wilson (1821-1891); son of John Walter Smith and Charlotte (Whittington) Smith; married 1869 to Mary Frances Richardson.
      Political family: Wilson family of Snow Hill, Maryland.
      Cross-reference: Samuel K. Dennis
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography


    Makemie Presbyterian Churchyard
    Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Ephraim King Wilson (1821-1891) — also known as Ephraim K. Wilson — of Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md. Born in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., December 22, 1821. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1847; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1852; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1873-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1876; circuit judge in Maryland, 1878-85; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1885-91; died in office 1891. Presbyterian. Slaveowner. Died in Washington, D.C., February 24, 1891 (age 69 years, 64 days). Interment at Makemie Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Ephraim King Wilson; brother of William Sydney Wilson (1816-1862); adoptive father of John Walter Smith.
      Political family: Wilson family of Snow Hill, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ephraim King Wilson (1771-1834) — also known as Ephraim K. Wilson — of Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md. Born near Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., September 15, 1771. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1794, 1796-98, 1800, 1802-03, 1808-15, 1817-18, 1820; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1804; U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 1827-31. Presbyterian. Slaveowner. Died in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Md., January 2, 1834 (age 62 years, 109 days). Interment at Makemie Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Father of William Sydney Wilson (1816-1862) and Ephraim King Wilson.
      Political family: Wilson family of Snow Hill, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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