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Merrimack County
New Hampshire

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Merrimack County

Index to Locations

  • Andover Proctor Cemetery
  • Boscawen Maplewood Cemetery
  • Bow Alexander Cemetery
  • Bradford Pleasant Hill Cemetery
  • Canterbury Center Cemetery
  • Canterbury Village Cemetery
  • Concord Unknown location
  • Concord Blossom Hill Cemetery
  • Concord Old North Cemetery
  • Concord Old North Cemetery
  • Concord St. Paul's School
  • East Concord, Concord Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Penacook, Concord Woodlawn Cemetery
  • Epsom McClary Cemetery
  • Franklin Franklin Cemetery
  • Henniker Old Cemetery
  • Hooksett Head Cemetery
  • Loudon Unknown location
  • Loudon Loudon Ridge Cemetery
  • New London Old Main Street Cemetery
  • Pittsfield Floral Park Cemetery
  • North Sutton, Sutton North Sutton Cemetery
  • Warner New Waterloo Cemetery
  • Warner Old Cemetery
  • Warner Pine Grove Cemetery


    Proctor Cemetery
    Andover, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Nahum Josiah Bachelder (1854-1934) — also known as Nahum J. Bachelder — of East Andover, Andover, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Andover, Merrimack County, N.H., September 3, 1854. Republican. Farmer; Governor of New Hampshire, 1903-05. Congregationalist. Member, Grange; Freemasons. Died, in Eliot Hospital, Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., April 22, 1934 (age 79 years, 231 days). Interment at Proctor Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Adams Bachelder and Adeline E. (Shaw) Bachelder; married, June 30, 1887, to Mary A. Putney.


    Maplewood Cemetery
    Boscawen, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Gerrish (1742-1806) — of Boscawen, Hillsborough County (now Merrimack County), N.H. Born in Boscawen, Hillsborough County (now Merrimack County), N.H., May 2, 1742. Member of New Hampshire state senate, 1793-94, 1799-1800. Died in Boscawen, Hillsborough County (now Merrimack County), N.H., May 16, 1806 (age 64 years, 14 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Gerrish (1712-1788) and Joanna (Hale) Gerrish (1715-1792); married, November 10, 1763, to Martha Clough (1742-1826).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Alexander Cemetery
    Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Moore Baker (1841-1912) — also known as Henry M. Baker — of Bow, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Bow, Merrimack County, N.H., January 11, 1841. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1891-92; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1893-97; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1902; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1905-09. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1912 (age 71 years, 140 days). Interment at Alexander Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Aaron W. Baker and Nancy (Dustin) Baker.
      Cross-reference: Sherman E. Burroughs
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pleasant Hill Cemetery
    Bradford, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Mason Weare Tappan (1817-1886) — also known as Mason W. Tappan — of Bradford, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Newport, Sullivan County, N.H., October 20, 1817. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1853-55, 1860-61; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1855-61; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1876-86; died in office 1886. Died in Bradford, Merrimack County, N.H., October 25, 1886 (age 69 years, 5 days). Interment at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Weare Toppan (1790-1868) and Lucinda (Atkins) Toppan (1795-1868); third cousin twice removed of Dennis D. Merrill; third cousin thrice removed of Clarence Sidney Merrill; fourth cousin of Benjamin Tappan (1773-1857).
      Political family: Tappan-Merrill-Wright family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Center Cemetery
    Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Abiel Foster (1735-1806) — of New Hampshire. Born in Andover, Essex County, Mass., August 8, 1735. Pastor; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1783-85; common pleas court judge in New Hampshire, 1784-88; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1789-91, 1795-1803; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1791-94. Died in Canterbury, Merrimack County, N.H., February 6, 1806 (age 70 years, 182 days). Interment at Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Asa Foster (1710-1787) and Elizabeth (Abbott) Foster (1712-1758); married 1761 to Hanna Badger (died 1768); married 1769 to Mary Wise Rogers (1745-1813).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Abiel Foster (built 1941, scrapped 1961) was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Village Cemetery
    Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Morrill Harper (1787-1865) — also known as Joseph M. Harper — of Canterbury, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Limerick, York County, Maine, June 21, 1787. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; physician; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1826-27; member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1829-31; Governor of New Hampshire, 1831; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1831-35. Died in Canterbury, Merrimack County, N.H., January 15, 1865 (age 77 years, 208 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Walter Scott McLeod (1914-1961) — also known as Scott McLeod — of New Hampshire. Born in Iowa, June 17, 1914. U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, 1957-61. Died in 1961 (age about 47 years). Interment somewhere.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary


    Blossom Hill Cemetery
    Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
    William E. Chandler William Eaton Chandler (1835-1917) — also known as William E. Chandler — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., December 28, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1862-64, 1881; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1863-64; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1868, 1880; member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1868-70, 1872-; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1876; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1882-85; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1887-89, 1889-1901; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1902. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., November 30, 1917 (age 81 years, 337 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of John Parker Hale (1806-1873); son of Nathan S. Chandler and Mary Ann (Tucker) Chandler; grandfather of John Parker Hale Chandler, Jr..
      Political family: Chandler family of New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: The Parties and The Men (1896)
      Jacob Harold Gallinger (1837-1918) — also known as Jacob H. Gallinger — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Cornwall, Ontario, March 28, 1837. Republican. Physician; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1872-73, 1891; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1876; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1878-80 (4th District 1878-79, 10th District 1879-80); New Hampshire Republican state chair, 1882-90, 1898-1907; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1885-89; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1888, 1900, 1904, 1908; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1891-1918; died in office 1918; member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1902-04. Died in Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H., August 17, 1918 (age 81 years, 142 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Gallinger and Catherine (Cook) Gallinger; married 1860 to Mary Anna Bailey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Internet Movie Database profile
      Isaac Hill (1789-1851) — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in West Cambridge (now Arlington), Middlesex County, Mass., April 6, 1789. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1820-23, 1827-28; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1826; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1831-36; Governor of New Hampshire, 1836-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1840. Died in Washington, D.C., March 22, 1851 (age 61 years, 350 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      The town of Hill, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Gilman Fogg (1813-1881) — also known as George G. Fogg — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Meredith Center, Meredith, Belknap County, N.H., May 26, 1813. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1846; secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1846-47; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1856 (Convention Secretary); member of Republican National Committee from New Hampshire, 1856-60; U.S. Minister to Switzerland, 1861-65; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1865-67. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., October 5, 1881 (age 68 years, 132 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Edward Henry Rollins (1824-1889) — also known as Edward H. Rollins — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Somersworth (part now in Rollinsford), Strafford County, N.H., October 3, 1824. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1855-57; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1860, 1884; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1861-67; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1877-83. Died in Isle of Shoals, Rockingham County, N.H., July 31, 1889 (age 64 years, 301 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank West Rollins (1860-1915) — also known as Frank W. Rollins — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born February 24, 1860. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1895-96; Governor of New Hampshire, 1899-1901. Died October 27, 1915 (age 55 years, 245 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      Robert Oscar Blood (1887-1975) — also known as Robert O. Blood — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Enfield, Grafton County, N.H., November 10, 1887. Republican. Colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; physician; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1935; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1937-40; Governor of New Hampshire, 1941-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956, 1960. Congregationalist. Member, American Medical Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Odd Fellows; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died August 3, 1975 (age 87 years, 266 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Williem A. Blood and Lorinda (Colby) Blood; married, June 3, 1916, to Pauline Shepard.
      See also NNDB dossier
      Henry French Hollis (1869-1949) — also known as Henry F. Hollis — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., August 30, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Robert C. Murchie; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1900; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1902, 1904; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1913-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Died in Paris, France, July 7, 1949 (age 79 years, 311 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Onslow Stearns (1810-1878) — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born August 30, 1810. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1862-64; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864; Governor of New Hampshire, 1869-71. Died December 29, 1878 (age 68 years, 121 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Mary L. Stearns (who married John Rutter Brooke (1838-1926)).
      Robert William Upton (1884-1972) — also known as Robert W. Upton — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 3, 1884. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1911; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1918; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1930; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936 (alternate), 1940 (member, Credentials Committee), 1944, 1948, 1956, 1960; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1938; vice-chair of New Hampshire Republican Party, 1939, 1957; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Concord 7th Ward, 1948; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1953-54. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., April 28, 1972 (age 88 years, 85 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Richard Upton (1915?-1996).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Frank Vaughan Plummer (1918-1993) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Malden, Middlesex County, Mass., November 23, 1918. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1966-81. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of renal failure and other complications, in Downeast Community Hospital, Machias, Washington County, Maine, November 5, 1993 (age 74 years, 347 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      Ferdinand A. Stillings — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Jefferson, Coos County, N.H. Republican. Physician; member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1903-04. Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
      Joab N. Patterson — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 15th District, 1916. Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery.


    Old North Cemetery
    Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
    Franklin Pierce Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) — also known as "Young Hickory"; "Young Hickory of the Granite Hills"; "The Fainting General" — of Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 23, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1829-33; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1832-33; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1833-37; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1837-42; U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1845-47; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1850; President of the United States, 1853-57; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1856. Episcopalian. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., October 8, 1869 (age 64 years, 319 days). Interment at Old North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Pierce (1757-1839) and Anna (Kendrick) Pierce (1768-1838); married, November 19, 1834, to Jane Means Appleton (died 1863); cousin by marriage of David Meriwether; fourth cousin once removed of Jedediah Sabin.
      Political family: Pierce-Merriam family of Massachusetts (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Pierce counties in Ga., Neb., Wash. and Wis. are named for him.
      Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, New Hampshire, is named for him.  — Mount Pierce (formerly called Bald Mountain; later, Mount Clinton; received current name 1913), in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Franklin P. SaundersFrank P. WoodburyFrank P. HollandFrank P. DunwellFrank TylerF. P. CombestF. Pierce MortimerFranklin P. OwenFranklin P. StoyFrank P. AlspaughFranklin P. MonfortFranklin Pierce LambertFranklin Pierce Huddle, Jr.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Franklin Pierce: Roy Nichols, Franklin Pierce : Young Hickory of the Granite Hills — Larry Gara, The Presidency of Franklin Pierce
      Critical books about Franklin Pierce: Nathan Miller, Star-Spangled Men : America's Ten Worst Presidents
      Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
      David Lawrence Morril (1772-1849) — also known as David L. Morril — of Goffstown, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Epping, Rockingham County, N.H., June 10, 1772. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1808-17; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1816; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1817-23; member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1823-24; Governor of New Hampshire, 1824-27. Presbyterian. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., January 28, 1849 (age 76 years, 232 days). Interment at Old North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Weston Thompson (1766-1821) — also known as Thomas W. Thompson — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Massachusetts, 1766. Member of New Hampshire state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 5th District, 1805-07; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1814-17. Died in 1821 (age about 55 years). Interment at Old North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Matthew Harvey (1781-1866) — of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Sutton, Merrimack County, N.H., June 21, 1781. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1814-21; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1818-21; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1821-25; member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1825-28; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1828-29; Governor of New Hampshire, 1830-31; Judge of U.S. District Court, 1831-66; died in office 1866. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., April 7, 1866 (age 84 years, 290 days). Interment at Old North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Jonathan Harvey (1780-1859).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old North Cemetery
    Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Burbeen Walker (1822-1913) — also known as Joseph B. Walker — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., June 12, 1822. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1893-94. Congregationalist. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., January 8, 1913 (age 90 years, 210 days). Interment at Old North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Walker and Ann (Sawyer) Walker; married, May 5, 1847, to Sarah Adams Fitz (1827-1848); married, May 1, 1850, to Elizabeth Lord Upham (1830-1913).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Paul's School
    Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      John Gilbert Winant (1889-1947) — also known as John G. Winant — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 23, 1889. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1917-18, 1923-24; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1921-22; Governor of New Hampshire, 1925-27, 1931-35; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1928 (Convention Vice-President; member, Credentials Committee), 1932; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1941-46. Episcopalian. Died by self-inflicted pistol shot, in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., November 3, 1947 (age 58 years, 253 days). Interment at St. Paul's School.
      Relatives: Son of Frederick Winant and Jeanette L. (Gilbert) Winant; married 1919 to Constance Rivington Russell.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    East Concord, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Styles Bridges (1898-1961) — also known as H. Styles Bridges — of East Concord, Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in West Pembroke, Washington County, Maine, September 9, 1898. Republican. Governor of New Hampshire, 1935-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936, 1940, 1956; speaker, 1952; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1937-61; died in office 1961; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1940. Member, Farm Bureau; Grange. Died in East Concord, Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., November 26, 1961 (age 63 years, 78 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Earl L. Bridges and Alina (Fisher) Bridges; married 1944 to Doloris Thauwald.
      Cross-reference: Wesley Powell
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


    Woodlawn Cemetery
    Penacook, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Anson Colby Alexander (b. 1855) — also known as Anson C. Alexander — of Boscawen, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Littleton, Grafton County, N.H., October 10, 1855. Republican. Physician; member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1935; defeated, 1940; candidate in primary for New Hampshire Governor's Council 5th District, 1938. Baptist. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Wesley Alexander and Sarah Buckman (Bray) Alexander; married, June 22, 1882, to Frances Merton Goodwin.
      John Whitaker — of Penacook, Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Lumber business; member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1893-94. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      David Morrill Clough (1879-1959) — also known as David M. Clough — of Canterbury, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Canterbury, Merrimack County, N.H., May 16, 1879. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Canterbury, 1948. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., May 9, 1959 (age 79 years, 358 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Newell Clough and Emma (Morrill) Clough; third cousin twice removed of Jeremiah A. Clough (1846-1920); third cousin thrice removed of David Kidder.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    McClary Cemetery
    Center Hill Road
    Epsom, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      John McClary (d. 1801) — of Epsom, Rockingham County (now Merrimack County), N.H. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1784-85; member of New Hampshire state senate from Rockingham County, 1784-87. Died June 16, 1801. Interment at McClary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Michael McClary; uncle of James H. McClary (1754?-1810).
      Political family: McClary family of Epsom, New Hampshire.
      James H. McClary (c.1754-1810) — of Epsom, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Epsom, Merrimack County, N.H., about 1754. Member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1802-03. Died in Epsom, Merrimack County, N.H., July 11, 1810 (age about 56 years). Interment at McClary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew McClary (died at Battle of Bunker Hill); married to Elizabeth Dearborn; nephew of John McClary; first cousin of Michael McClary (1756?-?).
      Political family: McClary family of Epsom, New Hampshire.
      John McClary (1785-1821) — of Epsom, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Epsom, Merrimack County, N.H., April 24, 1785. Member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1819-20. Died in Epsom, Merrimack County, N.H., December 31, 1821 (age 36 years, 251 days). Interment at McClary Cemetery.
      Michael McClary — of Epsom, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1796-1802. Interment at McClary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John McClary; first cousin of James H. McClary (1754?-1810).
      Political family: McClary family of Epsom, New Hampshire.


    Franklin Cemetery
    Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      George Higgins Moses (1869-1944) — also known as George H. Moses — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Lubec, Washington County, Maine, February 9, 1869. Republican. Newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1908 (alternate), 1916, 1928 (Permanent Chair; chair, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1932, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1944; U.S. Minister to Greece, 1909-12; Montenegro, 1909-12; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1918-33; defeated, 1932. Congregationalist. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., December 20, 1944 (age 75 years, 315 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Thomas Gannitt Moses and Ruth (Smith) Moses; married, October 3, 1893, to Florence Abby Gordon.
      Cross-reference: Norris Cotton — Rae S. Laraba
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      Austin Franklin Pike (1819-1886) — also known as Austin F. Pike — of Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in New Hampshire, 1819. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1856; member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1857-59; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1865-66; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1873-75; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1883-86; died in office 1886. Died in 1886 (age about 67 years). Interment at Franklin Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Helen F. Pike (who married Frank Nesmith Parsons (1854-?)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Cyrus Adams Sulloway (1839-1917) — also known as Cyrus A. Sulloway — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Grafton, Grafton County, N.H., June 8, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1872-73, 1887-93; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1895-1913, 1915-17; defeated, 1912; died in office 1917. Died in Washington, D.C., March 11, 1917 (age 77 years, 276 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Isaac Newton Blodgett (1838-1905) — also known as Isaac N. Blodgett — of Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Canaan, Grafton County, N.H., March 6, 1838. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1871, 1873-74, 1878; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1876; member of New Hampshire state senate 5th District, 1879-80; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1880-98; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1898-1902; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1889; mayor of Franklin, N.H., 1903-04. Died in Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H., November 27, 1905 (age 67 years, 266 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Isaac Newton
      Relatives: Son of Caleb Blodgett (1793-1872) and Charlotte (Piper) Blodgett; married, May 24, 1861, to Sarah Azubah Gerould (1839-1916); third cousin of Delos Abiel Blodgett; third cousin once removed of John Wood Blodgett; third cousin twice removed of John Wood Blodgett, Jr.; third cousin thrice removed of Isaiah Kidder, Lyman Kidder, Ezra Kidder and David Kidder; fourth cousin once removed of Chauncey Fitch Cleveland.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "I only know I cannot drift beyond his love and care."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Milton Leach (1879-1952) — also known as Robert M. Leach — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass.; Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H., April 2, 1879. Republican. Salesman of stoves and ranges; director, Atherton Furniture Co.; director, Burpee Furniture Co.; director, National Shawmut Bank of Boston; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1924-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928 (alternate), 1932. Unitarian. Member, Psi Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in Eustis, Lake County, Fla., February 18, 1952 (age 72 years, 322 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Giles Leach (1849-?) and Agnes Amelia (Robinson) Leach; married, November 28, 1900, to Mary E. Walker (divorced 1939); married 1939 to Florence Mosher; married 1944 to Margaret White.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Warren Fisher Daniell (1826-1913) — also known as Warren F. Daniell — of Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Newton Lower Falls, Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., June 26, 1826. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1873-75; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1891-93; Gold Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1896. Died in Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H., July 30, 1913 (age 87 years, 34 days). Interment at Franklin Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Cemetery
    Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Wallace (b. 1749) — of Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in 1749. Member of New Hampshire state senate from Hillsborough County, 1788-93; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1788-89. Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Wallace ("Ocean Born Mary" of New Hampshire folklore).


    Head Cemetery
    Hooksett, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathaniel Head (1828-1883) — also known as Natt Head — of Hooksett, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Hooksett, Merrimack County, N.H., May 20, 1828. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate, 1876-78 (2nd District 1876-77, 4th District 1877-78); Governor of New Hampshire, 1879-81. Died November 12, 1883 (age 55 years, 176 days). Interment at Head Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Abbie Maria Sanford (1829-1913).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Loudon, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Jeremiah A. Clough (1846-1920) — of Loudon, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Loudon, Merrimack County, N.H., November 22, 1846. Farmer; member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1909-10. Died in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., January 3, 1920 (age 73 years, 42 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Abner Clough (1807-1891) and Sarah (Hazeltine) Clough (1814-1900); married, June 20, 1877, to Nellie Peverly; third cousin once removed of David Kidder (1787-1860); third cousin twice removed of David Morrill Clough; fourth cousin of Edward Hamlin Clough.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Loudon Ridge Cemetery
    Loudon, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles L. Merrill (1869-1950) — of Loudon, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H., July 20, 1869. Republican. Farmer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Loudon; elected 1938. Died in 1950 (age about 80 years). Interment at Loudon Ridge Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Dyer Merrill (1832-1902) and Sarah (Sanborn) Merrill (1833-1908); married, September 17, 1896, to Mary Ellen Weeks (1874-1936); third cousin twice removed of Abel Merrill (1763-1838); third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Main Street Cemetery
    New London, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Anthony Colby (1792-1873) — of New London, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in New London, Merrimack County, N.H., November 13, 1792. Governor of New Hampshire, 1846-47. Died in New London, Merrimack County, N.H., July 13, 1873 (age 80 years, 242 days). Interment at Old Main Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Colby (1762-1843) and Anna (Heath) Colby (1762-1847); married, November 24, 1814, to Mary Everett (1795-1837); third cousin of Ethan Colby; third cousin once removed of Abel Merrill; fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Kellogg, Ira Allen Eastman, Aaron Augustus Sargent (1827-1887) and Edwin George Eastman.
      Political families: Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Sargent-Webster-Rowell family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Floral Park Cemetery
    Pittsfield, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Moses Norris, Jr. (1799-1855) — of Pittsfield, Merrimack County, N.H.; Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in New Hampshire, 1799. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1841-42; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1843-47; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1849-55; died in office 1855. Died January 11, 1855 (age about 55 years). Interment at Floral Park Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert H. Sanderson (1889-1970) — of Pittsfield, Merrimack County, N.H. Born October 7, 1889. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1936; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Pittsfield; elected 1938; treasurer of New Hampshire Democratic Party, 1939. Died in October, 1970 (age about 80 years). Interment at Floral Park Cemetery.


    North Sutton Cemetery
    North Sutton, Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonathan Harvey (1780-1859) — of Sutton, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Sutton, Merrimack County, N.H., February 25, 1780. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1811; member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1816-23; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1825-31. Died August 23, 1859 (age 79 years, 179 days). Interment at North Sutton Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Matthew Harvey (1781-1866).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    New Waterloo Cemetery
    Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      John Parker Hale Chandler, Jr. (1911-2001) — also known as John P. H. Chandler, Jr. — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 6, 1911. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1943; owner, Warner Ski Area, 1946-62; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council 5th District, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1960, 1972, 1980; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1961; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1962. United Church of Christ. Member, Freemasons; Grange. Died, in Pleasant View Nursing Home, Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., April 27, 2001 (age 89 years, 264 days). Interment at New Waterloo Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Margaret B. Chandler; grandson of William Eaton Chandler; great-grandson of John Parker Hale (1806-1873).
      Political family: Chandler family of New Hampshire.


    Old Cemetery
    Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Margaret B. Chandler (1916-1994) — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Born September 30, 1916. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1960. Female. Died April 2, 1994 (age 77 years, 184 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to John Parker Hale Chandler, Jr. (1911-2001).
      Political family: Chandler family of New Hampshire.


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Nehemiah George Ordway (1828-1907) — also known as Nehemiah G. Ordway — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Warner, Merrimack County, N.H., November 10, 1828. Republican. New Hampshire Republican state chair, 1860; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Warner, 1875-77; member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1879-80; Governor of Dakota Territory, 1880-84. Indicted on corruption charges in 1883; his criminal trial in 1884 was cut short by a jurisdiction ruling; removed from office by President Arthur. Died July 1, 1907 (age 78 years, 233 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of George Ordway (1843?-?).
      Walter Harriman (1817-1884) — of Warner, Merrimack County, N.H. Born April 8, 1817. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Warner, 1849-50, 1858; New Hampshire state treasurer, 1853-55; member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1859-61; secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1865-67; Governor of New Hampshire, 1867-69. Died July 25, 1884 (age 67 years, 108 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.


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