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Rockingham County
New Hampshire

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Rockingham County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Chester Old Cemetery
  • Chester Village Cemetery
  • Danville Center Cemetery
  • South Deerfield, Deerfield Granite Cemetery
  • East Derry, Derry Forest Hill Cemetery
  • Exeter Unknown location
  • Exeter Exeter Cemetery
  • Exeter Winter Street Cemetery
  • Greenland Prospect Hill Cemetery
  • Hampton Bride Hill Cemetery
  • Kingston Plains Cemetery
  • Newfields Locust Cemetery
  • Newmarket Riverside Cemetery
  • North Hampton Fogg Cemetery
  • Nottingham General Joseph Cilley Burying Ground
  • Plaistow Maplewood-North Parish Cemetery
  • Portsmouth Harmony Grove Cemetery
  • Portsmouth North Cemetery
  • Portsmouth Proprietors' Burying Ground
  • Portsmouth St. John's Church Cemetery
  • Rye Rye Central Cemetery
  • Rye Beach, Rye East Cemetery
  • Salem Old Parish Cemetery
  • Salem Pine Grove Cemetery
  • South Hampton Old Cemetery
  • Stratham Old Congregational Cemetery
  • Stratham Stratham Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      William Plumer (1759-1850) — of Epping, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., June 25, 1759. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1788-91, 1797-1800; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1791, 1797; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1791-92; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1802-07; member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1810-12; Governor of New Hampshire, 1812-13, 1816-19; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1820. Died in Epping, Rockingham County, N.H., December 22, 1850 (age 91 years, 180 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Father of William Plumer, Jr. (1789-1854).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Plumer, Jr. (1789-1854) — of Epping, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Epping, Rockingham County, N.H., February 9, 1789. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1818; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1819-25 (1st District 1819-21, at-large 1821-25); member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1827-29; U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1827-28; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1850. Died in Epping, Rockingham County, N.H., September 18, 1854 (age 65 years, 221 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of William Plumer (1759-1850).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Clement March — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1860-61. Interment in a private or family graveyard.


    Old Cemetery
    Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      William Merchant Richardson (1774-1838) — Born in Pelham, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 4, 1774. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1811-14 (4th District 1811-13, at-large 1813-14); chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1816-38; died in office 1838. Died in Chester, Rockingham County, N.H., March 15, 1838 (age 64 years, 70 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Village Cemetery
    Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Bell (1770-1850) — of Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Chester, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H., February 9, 1770. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1804-06; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1806-07; member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1807-09; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1809-10; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1816-19; Governor of New Hampshire, 1819-23; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1823-35. Died in Chester, Rockingham County, N.H., December 23, 1850 (age 80 years, 317 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Bell and Mary (Gilmore) Bell; brother of John Bell (1765-1836); married, November 26, 1797, to Mehitable Dana; married, July 4, 1828, to Lucy Smith; father of James Bell; uncle of Charles Henry Bell; grandfather of Samuel Newell Bell.
      Political family: Bell family of Chester, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Bell (1765-1836) — of Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H., July 20, 1765. Member of New Hampshire state senate, 1786-90, 1803-04 (Rockingham County 1786-90, 3rd District 1803-04); Governor of New Hampshire, 1828-29. Died March 22, 1836 (age 70 years, 246 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Bell and Mary Ann (Gilmore) Bell; brother of Samuel Bell; married, December 25, 1803, to Persis Thom; father of Charles Henry Bell (1823-1893).
      Political family: Bell family of Chester, New Hampshire.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Center Cemetery
    Danville, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Clarence M. Collins — of Danville, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state senate 23rd District; elected 1916. Interment at Center Cemetery.


    Granite Cemetery
    South Deerfield, Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Josiah Butler (1779-1854) — of New Hampshire. Born in Pelham, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 4, 1779. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1815-16; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1817-23 (at-large 1817-19, 1st District 1819-21, at-large 1821-23); state court judge in New Hampshire, 1825-35. Died in Deerfield, Rockingham County, N.H., October 27, 1854 (age 74 years, 327 days). Interment at Granite Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Forest Hill Cemetery
    East Derry, Derry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Wheeler Abbott (1863-1930) — also known as Charles W. Abbott — of Derry, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in 1863. Member of New Hampshire state senate 19th District, 1905-06. Died in 1930 (age about 67 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Emma Hudson Perkins (1864-1952).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Clark Adams (1915-2000) — also known as Benjamin C. Adams — of Derry, Rockingham County, N.H. Born July 14, 1915. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956; member of New Hampshire state senate 22nd District; elected 1956. Congregationalist. Died, in Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., February 1, 2000 (age 84 years, 202 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Leavitt (d. 1920) — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1876-77; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1890. Died November 3, 1920. Interment somewhere.


    Exeter Cemetery
    Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Nicholas Gilman (1755-1814) — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., August 3, 1755. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1787-89; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1789-97; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1805-14; died in office 1814. Congregationalist. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 2, 1814 (age 58 years, 272 days). Interment at Exeter Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of John Taylor Gilman (1753-1828); granduncle of Charles Jervis Gilman; third cousin of Nathaniel Folsom.
      Political family: Gilman family of Exeter, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Bell (1804-1857) — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 13, 1804. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1846, 1850; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1850; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1854, 1855; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1855-57; died in office 1857. Died in Laconia, Belknap County, N.H., May 26, 1857 (age 52 years, 194 days). Interment at Exeter Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Bell; uncle of Samuel Newell Bell; cousin *** of Charles Henry Bell (1823-1893).
      Political family: Bell family of Chester, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Henry Bell (1823-1893) — also known as Charles H. Bell — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Chester, Rockingham County, N.H., November 18, 1823. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1858-60; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1860; member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1863-65; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1879; Governor of New Hampshire, 1881-83; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1889. Died in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., November 11, 1893 (age 69 years, 358 days). Interment at Exeter Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Bell (1765-1836); nephew of Samuel Bell; cousin *** of James Bell.
      Political family: Bell family of Chester, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Gilman Marston (1811-1890) — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in New Hampshire, 1811. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1859-63, 1865-67; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1889. Died in 1890 (age about 79 years). Interment at Exeter Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Foster Waterman Stearns (1881-1956) — also known as Foster Stearns — of Hancock, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Hull, Plymouth County, Mass., July 29, 1881. Republican. Librarian; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1937; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1939-45; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1940, 1948. Died June 4, 1956 (age 74 years, 311 days). Interment at Exeter Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Amos Tuck (1810-1879) — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Parsonfield, York County, Maine, August 2, 1810. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1842; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1847-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1856 (Convention Vice-President), 1860. Died in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., December 11, 1879 (age 69 years, 131 days). Interment at Exeter Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Tuck (1780-1847) and Betsey (Towle) Tuck (1783-1860); married to Sarah Ann Nudd (1810-1847) and Catherine Shepherd (1815-1875); grandfather of Ellen F. FitzSimons; great-grandfather of William Henry Vanderbilt III (1901-1981); third cousin twice removed of Timothy Pickering; fourth cousin once removed of John Wingate Weeks and Daniel Webster.
      Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Belmont-Perry family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Colby-Burden-French family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Winter Street Cemetery
    Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      John Taylor Gilman (1753-1828) — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., December 19, 1753. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1779-81, 1810-11; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1782-83; New Hampshire state treasurer, 1783-89, 1791-94; Governor of New Hampshire, 1794-1805, 1813-16. Died September 1, 1828 (age 74 years, 257 days). Interment at Winter Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Nicholas Gilman; granduncle of Charles Jervis Gilman; third cousin and son-in-law of Nathaniel Folsom (1726-1790).
      Political family: Gilman family of Exeter, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Nathaniel Folsom (1726-1790) — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., September 18, 1726. Merchant; lumber business; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1774, 1777-80; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-77, 1783-84; common pleas court judge in New Hampshire, 1776-90; general in state militia, Revolutionary War; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1783. Died in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., May 26, 1790 (age 63 years, 250 days). Interment at Winter Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Third cousin and father-in-law of John Taylor Gilman; third cousin of Nicholas Gilman (1755-1814).
      Political family: Gilman family of Exeter, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jeremiah Smith (1759-1842) — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., November 29, 1759. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1788-91; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1791-92; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1791-97; U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1797-1801; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1800-01; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 1st Circuit, 1801-02; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1802-09, 1813-16; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1808; Governor of New Hampshire, 1809-10. Died in Dover, Strafford County, N.H., September 21, 1842 (age 82 years, 296 days). Interment at Winter Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Samuel Smith (1765-1842); uncle of Robert Smith.
      Political family: Smith family of Peterborough, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
      George Sullivan (1771-1838) — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Durham, Strafford County, N.H., August 29, 1771. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1805, 1813; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1805-06, 1815-35; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1811-13; member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1814-16; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1828. Died in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., April 14, 1838 (age 66 years, 228 days). Interment at Winter Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Sullivan; nephew of James Sullivan (1744-1808).
      Political families: Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Sullivan-Saltonstall family of Durham, New Hampshire (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Tenney (1748-1816) — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Rowley, Essex County, Mass., November 16, 1748. Physician; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1791; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1793-1800; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1800-07 (at-large 1800-05, 4th District 1805-07). Died February 6, 1816 (age 67 years, 82 days). Interment at Winter Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Boynton) Tenney (c.1726-1759) and Nathaniel Tenney (1724-1810); married 1788 to Tabitha Gilman (died 1837); third cousin once removed of Asa Tenney; third cousin twice removed of Abner Bailey White Tenney and Horace Addison Tenney; third cousin thrice removed of Asa Wentworth Tenney and William Richards Castle (1849-1935).
      Political family: Tenney family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Prospect Hill Cemetery
    Greenland, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Maurice J. Murphy, Jr. (1927-2002) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H.; Greenland, Rockingham County, N.H.; Stratham, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Dover, Strafford County, N.H., October 3, 1927. Republican. New Hampshire state attorney general, 1961; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1961-62; defeated in primary, 1962. Died October 27, 2002 (age 75 years, 24 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Bride Hill Cemetery
    Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Tristram Shaw (1786-1843) — of Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H., May 23, 1786. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1834-35; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1839-43. Died in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., March 14, 1843 (age 56 years, 295 days). Interment at Bride Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Plains Cemetery
    Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Josiah Bartlett (1729-1795) — of Kingston, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Amesbury, Essex County, Mass., November 21, 1729. Physician; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1775-76, 1778; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-84; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1779; common pleas court judge in New Hampshire, 1779-82; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1782-90; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1790; President of New Hampshire, 1790-93; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1792; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1792; Governor of New Hampshire, 1793-94. Congregationalist. Died in Kingston, Rockingham County, N.H., May 19, 1795 (age 65 years, 179 days). Interment at Plains Cemetery; statue at Public Square, Amesbury, Mass.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Bartlett and Hannah (Webster) Bartlett; married, January 15, 1754, to Mary Bartlett; father of Josiah Bartlett, Jr. and Ezra Bartlett; great-grandfather of Edward Theodore Bartlett (1841-1910) and John Davis O'Rear.
      Political family: Bartlett-O'Rear family of Frankfort, Kentucky.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Locust Cemetery
    Newfields, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      John Brodhead (1770-1838) — of Newmarket, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Lower Smithfield (unknown county), Pa., October 5, 1770. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1817-21, 1825-27; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1829-33. Methodist. Died in Newfields, Rockingham County, N.H., April 7, 1838 (age 67 years, 184 days). Interment at Locust Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Thornton F. Brodhead (1822-1862).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Pike (1818-1895) — of South Newmarket, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Massachusetts, 1818. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1855-59. Died in 1895 (age about 77 years). Interment at Locust Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverside Cemetery
    Newmarket, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      William Bradbury Small (1817-1878) — also known as William B. Small — of Newmarket, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Limington, York County, Maine, May 17, 1817. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1870-71; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1873-75. Died in Newmarket, Rockingham County, N.H., April 7, 1878 (age 60 years, 325 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Small and Betsey (Bradbury) Small; married to Olive A. Trubee and Ellen M. French; second cousin once removed of Samuel Merrill; third cousin twice removed of Clarence Sidney Merrill; fourth cousin of George W. Clough, Harlan Page Andrews, Darvin Pratt Clough and William Rockwell Clough; fourth cousin once removed of David Kidder, David Marston Clough (1846-1924) and Clarence Ambrose Clough.
      Political family: Clough family of New Hampshire (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Fogg Cemetery
    North Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Jeremiah Fogg (1762-1810) — of Kensington, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in North Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H., March 7, 1762. Member of New Hampshire state senate 2nd District, 1796-1802. According to family legend, killed by a fall into an open well while drunk, October 26, 1810 (age 48 years, 233 days). Interment at Fogg Cemetery.


    General Joseph Cilley Burying Ground
    Nottingham, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Cilley (1791-1887) — of Nottingham, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Nottingham, Rockingham County, N.H., January 4, 1791. Democrat. U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1846-47. Died in Nottingham, Rockingham County, N.H., September 16, 1887 (age 96 years, 255 days). Interment at General Joseph Cilley Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Brother of Jonathan Cilley (1802-1838); nephew of Bradbury Cilley.
      Political family: Cilley family of Nottingham, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Bradbury Cilley (1760-1831) — of New Hampshire. Born in Nottingham, Rockingham County, N.H., February 1, 1760. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1813-17. Died in Nottingham, Rockingham County, N.H., December 17, 1831 (age 71 years, 319 days). Interment at General Joseph Cilley Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Uncle of Joseph Cilley (1791-1887) and Jonathan Cilley.
      Political family: Cilley family of Nottingham, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Maplewood-North Parish Cemetery
    Plaistow, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Greenleaf Clark (1835-1904) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Plaistow, Rockingham County, N.H., August 23, 1835. Justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1881-82. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., December 7, 1904 (age 69 years, 106 days). Interment at Maplewood-North Parish Cemetery.


    Harmony Grove Cemetery
    Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Levi Woodbury (1789-1851) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Francestown, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 22, 1789. Democrat. Lawyer; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1816-23; Governor of New Hampshire, 1823-24; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1825; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1825; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1825-31, 1841-45; resigned 1845; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1831-34; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1834-41; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1845-51; died in office 1851; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1848. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., September 4, 1851 (age 61 years, 256 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Woodbury (1767-1824) and Mary (Woodbury) Woodbury (1769-1839); married to Elizabeth Williams Clapp; father of Charles Levi Woodbury and Mary Elizabeth Woodbury (1821-1887; who married Montgomery Blair); grandfather of Gist Blair; granduncle of Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924) and Charlotte Eliza Woodbury; fourth cousin once removed of Isaac Stuart Raymond.
      Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Woodbury County, Iowa is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
    John H. Bartlett John Henry Bartlett (1869-1952) — also known as John H. Bartlett — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Sunapee, Sullivan County, N.H., March 15, 1869. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; postmaster at Portsmouth, N.H., 1899-1908; Governor of New Hampshire, 1919-21; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1920. Methodist or Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., March 19, 1952 (age 83 years, 4 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Z. Bartlett and Sophronia A. (Sargent) Bartlett; married, June 1, 1900, to Agnes Page (1871-1944); married 1944 to Mildred C. Lawson.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Ichabod Bartlett (1786-1853) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Salisbury, Merrimack County, N.H., July 24, 1786. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1819-21, 1830, 1838, 1851-52; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1821; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1823-29; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1832; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1850. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., October 19, 1853 (age 67 years, 87 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Hazen Peaslee (1804-1866) — also known as Charles H. Peaslee — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H., February 6, 1804. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1833-37; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1847-53; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1853-57. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., September 18, 1866 (age 62 years, 224 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Frank Jones (1832-1902) — also known as "King of the Alemakers" — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Barrington, Strafford County, N.H., September 15, 1832. Mayor of Portsmouth, N.H., 1868-69; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1875-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1880 (Convention Vice-President), 1888; Democratic candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1880; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1900. Member, Freemasons. Died October 2, 1902 (age 70 years, 17 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Levi Woodbury (1820-1898) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., May 22, 1820. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1856; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1857-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880 (member, Resolutions Committee). Member, Freemasons. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 1, 1898 (age 78 years, 40 days). Interment at Harmony Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Levi Woodbury and Elizabeth (Clapp) Woodbury (1796-1873); brother of Mary Elizabeth Woodbury (1821-1887; who married Montgomery Blair); uncle of Gist Blair; first cousin once removed of Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924) and Charlotte Eliza Woodbury.
      Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Herman Emery (1859-1941) — also known as Joseph H. Emery — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Dover, Strafford County, N.H., December 15, 1859. Republican. Dry goods merchant; president, Lord and Taylor department store, 1912; founder, Onyx Hosiery Company; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Died in Carroll County, N.H., March 2, 1941 (age 81 years, 77 days). Entombed at Harmony Grove Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    North Cemetery
    Maplewood Avenue
    Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      William Whipple (1730-1785) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Kittery, York County, Maine, January 14, 1730. Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1775; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-77; member of New Hampshire state legislature, 1780; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1783-85. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died November 28, 1785 (age 55 years, 318 days). Interment at North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      John Langdon (1741-1819) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., June 26, 1741. Democrat. Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1775-76, 1787; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New Hampshire state senate from Rockingham County, 1784-85; President of New Hampshire, 1785-86, 1788-89; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1789-1801; Governor of New Hampshire, 1805-09, 1810-12; received 9 electoral votes for Vice-President, 1808. Congregationalist. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., September 18, 1819 (age 78 years, 84 days). Entombed at North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Woodbury Langdon (1739-1805).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Woodbury Langdon (1739-1805) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., 1739. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1778; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1779; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1782-83, 1786-91; member of New Hampshire state senate from Rockingham County, 1784-85. Member, Freemasons. Died January 13, 1805 (age about 65 years). Interment at North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of John Langdon (1741-1819).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Clement Storer (1760-1830) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Kennebunk, York County, Maine, September 20, 1760. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1807-09; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1810; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1817-19. Died November 21, 1830 (age 70 years, 62 days). Interment at North Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hunking Penhallow (1766-1826) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in 1766. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1821-22. Died September 24, 1826 (age about 60 years). Interment at North Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Penhallow and Sarah (Wentworth) Penhallow; married to Harriet (Pearce) Scott.


    Proprietors' Burying Ground
    Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Pierse Long (1739-1789) — of New Hampshire. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., 1739. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1785-86; delegate to New Hampshire convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., April 13, 1789 (age about 49 years). Interment at Proprietors' Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Cushman (1783-1851) — of New Hampshire. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., June 8, 1783. Democrat. Lawyer; Rockingham County Treasurer, 1823-28; U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1829-30; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1833-35; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1835-39. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., May 20, 1851 (age 67 years, 346 days). Interment at Proprietors' Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Nathaniel Appleton Haven (1762-1831) — of New Hampshire. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., July 19, 1762. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 4th District, 1809-11. Died March 13, 1831 (age 68 years, 237 days). Interment at Proprietors' Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Daniel Marcy (1809-1893) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., November 7, 1809. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1854; member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1856-58, 1871-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1860; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1863-65. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., November 3, 1893 (age 83 years, 361 days). Interment at Proprietors' Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Alva Herman Morrill (1848-1922) — also known as Alva H. Morrill — of Stanfordville, Dutchess County, N.Y.; New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass.; Franklin, Merrimack County, N.H.; Newton, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Grafton, Grafton County, N.H., June 7, 1848. Minister; school principal; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 28th District, 1892; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1906, 1908; Prohibition candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1912. Christian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Odd Fellows. Died in 1922 (age about 74 years). Interment at Proprietors' Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of William S. Morrill and Minerva T. (Dickerson) Morrill (1822-1875).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    St. John's Church Cemetery
    Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      James Sheafe (1755-1829) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., November 16, 1755. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1788-90; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1791-93, 1799-1800 (Rockingham County 1791-93, 1st District 1799-1800); member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1799; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1799-1801; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1801-02; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1816. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., December 5, 1829 (age 74 years, 19 days). Interment at St. John's Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Rye Central Cemetery
    Rye, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      John Wilkes Parsons (1778-1849) — also known as John W. Parsons — of Rye, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Rye, Rockingham County, N.H., December 12, 1778. Physician; member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1826-29. Died in Rye, Rockingham County, N.H., September 18, 1849 (age 70 years, 280 days). Interment at Rye Central Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Parsons (1746-1832) and Mary (Seavey) Parsons; married, August 11, 1803, to Abigail Garland; father of Thomas Jefferson Parsons (1804-1890).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Jefferson Parsons (1804-1890) — also known as Thomas J. Parsons — of Rye, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Rye, Rockingham County, N.H., January 4, 1804. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1833-34; member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1835-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1840. Died March 4, 1890 (age 86 years, 59 days). Interment at Rye Central Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Thomas Jefferson
      Relatives: Son of John Wilkes Parsons (1778-1849) and Abigail (Garland) Parsons (1782-1857); married, April 21, 1824, to Eliza Brown (1805-1888).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    East Cemetery
    Rye Beach, Rye, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Alvan Tufts Fuller (1878-1958) — also known as Alvan T. Fuller — of Malden, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 27, 1878. Republican. Automobile dealer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1915; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916, 1932; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1917-21; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1921-25; Governor of Massachusetts, 1925-29; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1932. Baptist. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died April 30, 1958 (age 80 years, 62 days). Cremated; ashes interred at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alvan Bond Fuller and Flora A. (Tufts) Fuller; married, July 12, 1910, to Viola Davenport.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Parish Cemetery
    Salem, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Silas Betton (1768-1822) — of Salem, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Londonderry, Rockingham County, N.H., August 26, 1768. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1797-99, 1810-11; member of New Hampshire state senate 3rd District, 1800-03; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire, 1803-07 (at-large 1803-05, 1st District 1805-07). Died in Salem, Rockingham County, N.H., January 22, 1822 (age 53 years, 149 days). Interment at Old Parish Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Salem, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Perce Woodbury (1850-1916) — also known as Frank P. Woodbury — of Salem, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in 1850. Member of New Hampshire state senate 20th District, 1891-92. Died in 1916 (age about 66 years). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Franklin Pierce


    Old Cemetery
    South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathaniel Peabody (1741-1823) — of Atkinson, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Topsfield, Essex County, Mass., March 1, 1741. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1776-79, 1781-85, 1787-90, 1793-96; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1779-80, 1785; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1782-83; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1784-86; member of New Hampshire state senate from Rockingham County, 1785-86, 1790-93. Confined in a debtor's prison for about twenty years. Died in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., June 27, 1823 (age 82 years, 118 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Phillips White (1729-1811) — of New Hampshire. Born in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., October 28, 1729. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1775; state court judge in New Hampshire, 1776; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1782. Died June 24, 1811 (age 81 years, 239 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Congregational Cemetery
    Stratham, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Josiah Bartlett, Jr. (1768-1838) — of Stratham, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Kingston, Rockingham County, N.H., August 29, 1768. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1809-11, 1824-25; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1811-13; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1824. Died in Stratham, Rockingham County, N.H., April 16, 1838 (age 69 years, 230 days). Interment at Old Congregational Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Bartlett (1729-1795).
      Political family: Bartlett-O'Rear family of Frankfort, Kentucky.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Stratham Cemetery
    Stratham, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Paine Wingate (1739-1838) — of Stratham, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Amesbury, Essex County, Mass., May 14, 1739. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1781; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1783, 1795; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1787-88; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1789-93; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1793-95; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1798-1809. Congregationalist. Died in Stratham, Rockingham County, N.H., March 7, 1838 (age 98 years, 297 days). Interment at Stratham Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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