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Sagadahoc County
Maine

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Sagadahoc County

Index to Locations

  • Bath Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Bath Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Bowdoinham Bayview Cemetery
  • Phippsburg Center, Phippsburg Congregational Churchyard


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      William King (1768-1852) — of Topsham, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine; Bath, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine. Born in Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine, February 9, 1768. Sawmill owner; shipbuilder; cotton mill business; banker; Governor of Maine, 1820-21; defeated, 1835. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, June 17, 1852 (age 84 years, 129 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard King (1718-1775) and Mary (Black) King (1736-1816); half-brother of Rufus King (1755-1827); brother of Cyrus King; uncle of John Alsop King, James Gore King and Edward King; granduncle of Rufus King (1814-1876) and Rufus King (1817-1891).
      Political family: King family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Randall (1789-1859) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Topsham, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine, November 14, 1789. Whig. Lawyer; member of Maine state senate, 1833-38; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1839-43 (7th District 1839-41, 8th District 1841-43); U.S. Collector of Customs, 1849-59; died in office 1859. Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, October 11, 1859 (age 69 years, 331 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Davis (1774-1831) — of Massachusetts. Born in Bath, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine, 1774. Shipowner; banker; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1803, 1808-12; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts at-large, 1813-15. Died in Bath, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine, April 20, 1831 (age about 56 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Zina Hyde, Jr. (1787-1856) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., October 14, 1787. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Maine, 1839 (member, Balloting Committee). Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, September 19, 1856 (age 68 years, 341 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Zina Hyde and Lois (Bosworth) Hyde; married to Eleanor Davis (1803-1885); father of Thomas Worcester Hyde; grandfather of John Sedgwick Hyde and Edward Warden Hyde; granduncle of Charles Edward Hyde; second cousin once removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799), William Woodbridge, Isaac Backus and Henry Titus Backus; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Huntington and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); second cousin four times removed of Selden Chapin; second cousin five times removed of Frederic Lincoln Chapin; third cousin of Roger Griswold and Elijah Abel; third cousin once removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Thomas Hale Sill, Bela Edgerton, Frederick William Lord, Theodore Sill and Alonzo Mark Leffingwell; third cousin twice removed of John William Allen, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Augustus Frank, George Griswold Sill (1829-1907), Herman Arod Gager and John Leffingwell Randolph; third cousin thrice removed of George Frederick Stone, William Barret Ridgely, Clement Phineas Kellogg, Edward Russell Kellogg, Austin Eugene Lathrop, Arthur Evarts Lord, John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles; fourth cousin of Ebenezer Huntington, Theodore Davenport, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Elisha Mills Huntington and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of Chauncey Goodrich, Elizur Goodrich, Jabez Williams Huntington, John Hall Brockway, Robert Coit, Jr., Abial Lathrop and Roger Wolcott.
      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
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Peleg Tallman (1764-1840) — of Massachusetts. Born in Tiverton, Newport County, R.I., July 24, 1764. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 16th District, 1811-13; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1821-22. Lost an arm during Revolutionary War service. Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, March 12, 1840 (age 75 years, 232 days). Original interment at Maple Grove Cemetery; reinterment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Oak Grove Cemetery
    Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Arthur Sewall Arthur Sewall (1835-1900) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, November 25, 1835. Democrat. Shipbuilder; part owner of the Bath Iron Works; president, Maine Central Railroad; director for other railroads; president, Bath National Bank; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1876, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee), 1888; member of Democratic National Committee from Maine, 1888-96; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1896. Swedenborgian. Suffered a stroke of apoplexy and died three days later, in Phippsburg, Sagadahoc County, Maine, September 5, 1900 (age 64 years, 284 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Dunning Sewall (1797-1877) and Rachel Allen (Trufant) Sewall (1797-1876); married to Emma Duncan Crooker (1836-1919); father of Harold Marsh Sewall; grandfather of Arthur Sewall, Loyall Farragut Sewall, Sumner Sewall and Arthur Sewall II; first cousin of Daniel Albert Cony (1837-1892); first cousin twice removed of Chase Mellen, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Sewall; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Homan Manley.
      Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Public Library
      Sumner Sewall (1897-1965) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, June 17, 1897. Republican. Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Sagadahoc County, 1933; Governor of Maine, 1941-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1944. Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, January 25, 1965 (age 67 years, 222 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Dunning Sewall (1861-1930) and Mary Locke (Sumner) Sewall (1863-1945); brother of Arthur Sewall (1887-1961); married to Helen Ellena Evans (1897-1976); nephew of Harold Marsh Sewall; grandson of Arthur Sewall (1835-1900); first cousin of Loyall Farragut Sewall and Arthur Sewall II; first cousin twice removed of Daniel Albert Cony (1837-1892); third cousin of Chase Mellen, Jr..
      Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harold Marsh Sewall (1860-1924) — also known as Harold M. Sewall — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, January 3, 1860. Republican. U.S. Vice Consul in Liverpool, 1885-87; U.S. Consul General in Apia, 1887-92; lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1896, 1903-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1896, 1916; U.S. Minister to Hawaiian Islands, 1897-98; member of Maine state senate, 1907-09; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1914; member of Republican National Committee from Maine, 1924. Died, in a private hospital in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 28, 1924 (age 64 years, 299 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Sewall (1835-1900) and Emma Duncan (Crooker) Sewall (1836-1919); married, September 14, 1893, to Camilla Loyall Ashe (1866-1931); father of Camilla Loyall Ashe Sewall (who married Walter Evans Edge), Loyall Farragut Sewall and Arthur Sewall II; uncle of Arthur Sewall (1887-1961) and Sumner Sewall; first cousin once removed of Daniel Albert Cony (1837-1892); second cousin once removed of Chase Mellen, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Sewall.
      Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Thomas Worcester Hyde (1841-1899) — also known as Thomas W. Hyde — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born, of American parents, in Florence (Firenze), Italy, January 15, 1841. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; received the Medal of Honor for action on September 17, 1862, at Antietam, Maryland; mayor of Bath, Maine, 1880-82. Died in Fort Monroe, Elizabeth City County (now part of Hampton), Va., November 14, 1899 (age 58 years, 303 days). Entombed at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Zina Hyde, Jr. and Eleanor Maria (Davis) Hyde; father of John Sedgwick Hyde and Edward Warden Hyde; first cousin once removed of Charles Edward Hyde; second cousin twice removed of Matthew Griswold (1714-1799); second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington; third cousin of William Woodbridge, Isaac Backus and Henry Titus Backus; third cousin once removed of Roger Griswold, Elijah Abel and Matthew Griswold (1833-1919); third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Samuel H. Huntington, Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; third cousin thrice removed of Selden Chapin; fourth cousin of Thomas Hale Sill, Bela Edgerton, Frederick William Lord, Theodore Sill and Alonzo Mark Leffingwell; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Theodore Davenport, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, John William Allen, Elisha Mills Huntington, Alfred Peck Edgerton, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, Alexander Hamilton Waterman, Augustus Frank, George Griswold Sill (1829-1907), Herman Arod Gager and John Leffingwell Randolph.
      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
      Peter Adams Garland (1923-2005) — also known as Peter Garland — of Saco, York County, Maine. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 16, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; mayor of Saco, Maine, 1956-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1956, 1960; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1961-63; defeated, 1962, 1966. Died January 26, 2005 (age 81 years, 224 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Bradstreet S. Rairden Bradstreet Stinson Rairden (1858-1944) — also known as Bradstreet S. Rairden — Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., November 7, 1858. Ship captain; insurance agent; U.S. Consul in Batavia, 1892-97, 1900-17; Riviere du Loup, 1917-20; Curaçao, 1920-24; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Batavia, 1898-1900. Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 9, 1944 (age 86 years, 2 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Bradstreet Rairden (1813-1887) and Mary Brown (Tarbox) Rairden (1830-1876); married, January 12, 1887, to Elizabeth Frances Collins (1864-1942); father of Francis Bradstreet Rairden (1888-1973), Percy Wallace Rairden and David Laurence Rairden.
      Political family: Rairden family of Santa Monica, California.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1920)
      Arthur Sewall (1887-1961) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, July 21, 1887. Republican. Mayor of Bath, Maine, 1935-37, 1939; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1936. Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, July 31, 1961 (age 74 years, 10 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Dunning Sewall (1861-1930) and Mary Locke (Sumner) Sewall (1863-1945); brother of Sumner Sewall; married, November 18, 1916, to Laura A. Barler (1886-1976); nephew of Harold Marsh Sewall; grandson of Arthur Sewall; first cousin of Loyall Farragut Sewall and Arthur Sewall II; first cousin twice removed of Daniel Albert Cony (1837-1892); third cousin of Chase Mellen, Jr..
      Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John O. Shaw (1838-1906) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born December 1, 1838. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Bath, Maine, 1893-94. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died March 20, 1906 (age 67 years, 109 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Crooker Magoun — also known as David C. Magoun — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Whig. Mayor of Bath, Maine, 1848. Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Hiram Augustus Huse (1840-1907) — also known as Hiram A. Huse — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Wilton, Franklin County, Maine, September 17, 1840. Republican. Postmaster at Bath, Maine, 1898-1903. Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, January 14, 1907 (age 66 years, 119 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Huse (1800-1861) and Hannah (Perley) Huse (1806-1895); married to Cordelia Whiphey (1848-1925); second cousin once removed of Daniel Webster (1782-1852); third cousin twice removed of Abel Merrill; third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg and Timothy Pickering; fourth cousin of Hiram Augustus Huse.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Sargent-Webster-Rowell family of New York; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Eastman-Webster-Rowell family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles J. Dain (1860-1934) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, February 29, 1860. Republican. Grocer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Sagadahoc County, 1919-23. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1934 (age about 74 years). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Warren M. Dain and Elizabeth (Tarr) Dain.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arthur Sewall II (1898-1962) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, February 28, 1898. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1940. Died June 24, 1962 (age 64 years, 116 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harold Marsh Sewall and Camilla Loyall (Ashe) Sewall (1866-1931); brother of Loyall Farragut Sewall; married to Anne Lane Warren (1902-1988); grandson of Arthur Sewall (1835-1900); first cousin of Arthur Sewall (1887-1961) and Sumner Sewall; first cousin twice removed of Daniel Albert Cony (1837-1892); third cousin of Chase Mellen, Jr..
      Political family: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Bayview Cemetery
    Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      William Berry Kendall (1855-1939) — also known as William B. Kendall — of Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine, October 19, 1855. Republican. Fertilizer manufacturer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1906; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1912. Congregationalist. Member, Grange. Died in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine, July 6, 1939 (age 83 years, 260 days). Interment at Bayview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Madison Kendall and Emily Rogers (Whitten) Kendall; married, February 19, 1895, to Ella C. Adams.


    Congregational Churchyard
    Phippsburg Center, Phippsburg, Sagadahoc County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Mark Langdon Hill (1772-1842) — of Phippsburg, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Biddeford, York County, Maine, June 30, 1772. Merchant; shipbuilder; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1797, 1808, 1810, 1813-14; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1804, 1815-17; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1810; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 13th District, 1819-21; U.S. Representative from Maine at-large, 1821-23. Died in Phippsburg, Sagadahoc County, Maine, November 26, 1842 (age 70 years, 149 days). Interment at Congregational Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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