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Sullivan County
New Hampshire

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Sullivan County

Index to Locations

  • Acworth Unknown location
  • Charlestown Forest Hill Cemetery
  • North Charlestown, Charlestown Hope Hill Cemetery
  • Claremont Broad Street Cemetery
  • Claremont Mountain View Cemetery
  • Claremont Pleasant Street Cemetery
  • Claremont St. Mary Cemetery
  • Claremont Union Cemetery
  • Cornish Chase Cemetery
  • Croydon East Village Cemetery
  • Grantham Unknown location
  • Newport Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Newport Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Newport St. Patrick's Cemetery
  • Plainfield Unknown location
  • Plainfield River Cemetery
  • Unity West Unity Cemetery
  • Washington Unknown location
  • Washington Old Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Acworth, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Milon C. McClure (1819-1860) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Acworth, Sullivan County, N.H., January 7, 1819. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1855-57; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1857-58. Died September 1, 1860 (age 41 years, 238 days). Interment somewhere.


    Forest Hill Cemetery
    Charlestown, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Hubbard (1784-1857) — of Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H., May 3, 1784. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1812-15, 1819-20, 1823-27; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1827-29; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1829-35; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1835-41; Governor of New Hampshire, 1842-44. Died in Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H., June 5, 1857 (age 73 years, 33 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Simeon Olcott (1735-1815) — of Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Bolton, Tolland County, Conn., October 1, 1735. Member of New Hampshire state senate from Cheshire County, 1784-85; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1790-95; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1795-1802; U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1801-05. Died in Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H., February 22, 1815 (age 79 years, 144 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lewis Richard Morris (1760-1825) — also known as Lewis R. Morris — of Springfield, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y., November 2, 1760. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1795-97, 1803-08; U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1797-1803. Died in Springfield, Windsor County, Vt., December 29, 1825 (age 65 years, 57 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah (Ludlow) Morris (1730-1791) and Richard Morris; married, December 2, 1786, to Mary 'Polly' Dwight (1763-1813); married 1796 to Hulda Theodosia Olcott (1765-1800); married, June 30, 1801, to Ellen Francis Hunt (1781-1865); father of Gouverneur Morris (1809-1894); nephew of Lewis Morris (1726-1798) and Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816); grandnephew of Robert Hunter Morris; great-grandson of Lewis Morris (1671-1746); first cousin of Richard Valentine Morris; first cousin thrice removed of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1865-1915); first cousin four times removed of Gouverneur Morris Carnochan (1892-1943).
      Political families: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hope Hill Cemetery
    North Charlestown, Charlestown, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Ralph Metcalf (1798-1858) — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H., November 21, 1798. Secretary of state of New Hampshire, 1831-38; Governor of New Hampshire, 1855-57. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., August 26, 1858 (age 59 years, 278 days). Interment at Hope Hill Cemetery.


    Broad Street Cemetery
    Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Caleb Ellis (1767-1816) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Walpole, Norfolk County, Mass., April 16, 1767. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1803; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1805-07; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1809-10; member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1811-12; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1812; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1813-16; died in office 1816. Congregationalist. Died May 9, 1816 (age 49 years, 23 days). Interment at Broad Street Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mountain View Cemetery
    Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Hosea Washington Parker (1833-1922) — also known as Hosea W. Parker — of New Hampshire. Born in Lempster, Sullivan County, N.H., May 30, 1833. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 3rd District, 1871-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1880 (member, Credentials Committee). Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., August 21, 1922 (age 89 years, 83 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George H. Stowell (1835-1915) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Cornish, Sullivan County, N.H., October 28, 1835. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1871, 1874; member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1874-76; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1881-83; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1884. Member, Elks; Freemasons. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., May 19, 1915 (age 79 years, 203 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Mountain View Cemetery.
      Remi Louis Gendron (1898-1997) — also known as Remi L. Gendron — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in St. David, Yamaska, Quebec, September 5, 1898. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Claremont 3rd Ward, 1948. Catholic. Died, in a nursing home in Unity, Sullivan County, N.H., January 24, 1997 (age 98 years, 141 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.


    Pleasant Street Cemetery
    Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      George Baxter Upham (1768-1848) — also known as George B. Upham — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., December 27, 1768. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1801-03; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1804-13, 1815; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1809, 1815; member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1814-15. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., February 10, 1848 (age 79 years, 45 days). Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Jabez Upham; father of James Phineas Upham; cousin *** of Charles Wentworth Upham (1802-1875).
      Political family: Upham family of Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles H. Eastman (1819-1879) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., June 29, 1819. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1861-62; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1863-65. Methodist. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., August 4, 1879 (age 60 years, 36 days). Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy Eastman (1790-1859) and Eunice Spaulding (Barnes) Eastman (1795-1856); first cousin once removed of Edwin Gamage Eastman (1847-?); second cousin once removed of James Kilbourne (1770-1850); third cousin of Byron H. Kilbourn; third cousin once removed of Robert Cleveland Usher and James Kilbourne (1842-1919); third cousin thrice removed of Joshua Coit and James Warren Driver; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Clement Fessenden, Daniel Kellogg, Ira Allen Eastman, Benjamin Franklin Flanders and Robert Foss Fernald.
      Political family: Eastman family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      William E. Tutherly (1823-1893) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Unity, Sullivan County, N.H., January 27, 1823. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1865-66, 1878; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1867-69. Died, of Bright's disease, in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., January 8, 1893 (age 69 years, 347 days). Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery.
      Charles Otis Nason (1828-1903) — also known as Charles O. Nason — of Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Born in Hartford, Windsor County, Vt., September 20, 1828. Republican. Superintendent of wood department, John Deere Co. Plow Works; director and treasurer, Moline Plow Works; treasurer, People's Power Company; mayor of Moline, Ill., 1887-89. Episcopalian. English ancestry. Died in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H., December 7, 1903 (age 75 years, 78 days). Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Horace Nason (1792-1872) and Mary (Lamb) Nason (1793-1884); married, August 7, 1849, to Charlotte A. Johnston (1829-1918); nephew of Demarias Lamb (1805-1865; who married John Deere (1804-1886)) and Lucenia Lamb (1809-1888; who married John Deere (1804-1886)); second cousin twice removed of Nathan Read; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Finley Vinton; fourth cousin of John Hill Walbridge and Henry E. Walbridge (1850-1927); fourth cousin once removed of Charles Kirk Tilden.
      Political families: Morris-Ingersoll family of New York and Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hermon Holt (1844-1934) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., September 7, 1844. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1889-91; member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1895-96. Episcopalian. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., November 25, 1934 (age 90 years, 79 days). Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery.
      Alpheus F. Snow (1818-1886) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Chesterfield, Cheshire County, N.H., May 29, 1818. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1860. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., November 25, 1886 (age 68 years, 180 days). Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery.
      George Washington Paul (1850-1937) — also known as George W. Paul — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., August 17, 1850. Democrat. Postmaster at Claremont, N.H., 1887-91, 1895-99. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., June 9, 1937 (age 86 years, 296 days). Interment at Pleasant Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Paul (1808-1873) and Betsey (Fullerton) Paul (1810-1898); married 1876 to Mary Ann Robinson (1850-1917).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mary Cemetery
    Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      George F. Disnard (1923-2004) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Hingham, Plymouth County, Mass., November 24, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; school teacher; superintendent of schools; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1980; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1992. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Legion; Elks; Moose; Kiwanis. Died, in Valley Regional Hospital, Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., September 3, 2004 (age 80 years, 284 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery.
      William Peter Nolin (1875-1942) — also known as William P. Nolin — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., April 6, 1875. Democrat. Postmaster at Claremont, N.H., 1914-22. Catholic. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., April 29, 1942 (age 67 years, 23 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Pierre Nolin (1847-1909) and Mary (Gillette) Nolin (1854-1929); married, September 15, 1902, to Laura Cushion (1883-1962); father of William Elery Nolin (1909-1997).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Elery Nolin (1909-1997) — also known as William E. Nolin — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., August 25, 1909. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1940. Catholic. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Naples, Collier County, Fla., December 6, 1997 (age 88 years, 103 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Peter Nolin (1875-1942) and Laura (Cushion) Nolin (1883-1962); married 1934 to Hilda Josephine Gauthier (1907-1999).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Union Cemetery
    Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Ashley (1720-1792) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., March 20, 1720. Elected Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire 1779, but did not serve. Died, of smallpox, in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., February 18, 1792 (age 71 years, 335 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Sanford Kingsbury (1743-1833) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Windham, Windham County, Conn., April 7, 1743. Major in Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1786-89; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1789; member of New Hampshire state senate from Cheshire County, 1790-92; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1797-98. Died April 12, 1833 (age 90 years, 5 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      James Phineas Upham (1827-1895) — also known as James P. Upham — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born October 27, 1827. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1865-66. Died April 8, 1895 (age 67 years, 163 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Baxter Upham (1768-1848) and Mary (Duncan) Upham.
      Political family: Upham family of Massachusetts.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert D. Leahy (1903-1994) — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., March 3, 1903. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Claremont 2nd Ward, 1948. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Rotary. Died, in a nursing home at Unity, Sullivan County, N.H., March 1, 1994 (age 90 years, 363 days). Interment at Union Cemetery.


    Chase Cemetery
    Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      George Rublee (1868-1957) — of New Hampshire. Born in Madison, Dane County, Wis., July 7, 1868. Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1915-16. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 26, 1957 (age 88 years, 293 days). Interment at Chase Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Horace Rublee (1829-1896); brother of William Alvah Rublee; grandnephew of William Seymour Rublee.
      Political family: Rublee family of Madison, Wisconsin.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    East Village Cemetery
    Cash Street
    Croydon, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Ruel Durkee — of Croydon, Sullivan County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1880. Interment at East Village Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Grantham, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Oliver B. Buswell — of Grantham, Sullivan County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1854-55. Interment somewhere.


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Edmund Burke (1809-1882) — of New Hampshire. Born in Westminster, Windham County, Vt., January 23, 1809. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1839-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1840. Died in Newport, Sullivan County, N.H., January 25, 1882 (age 73 years, 2 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Harry Vaios Spanos (1926-1995) — also known as Harry V. Spanos — of Newport, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Newport, Sullivan County, N.H., May 8, 1926. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state senate, 1970; defeated, 1956; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1972; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1960; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1976; probate judge in New Hampshire, 1980-95. Eastern Orthodox. Greek ancestry. Member, Moose; Lions. Died in Newport, Sullivan County, N.H., March 18, 1995 (age 68 years, 314 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      The Harry V. Spanos District Court Building (formerly Grange Hall), in Newport, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      Asa Davis Cutting (1895-1953) — also known as Asa D. Cutting — of Croydon, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Croydon, Sullivan County, N.H., July 7, 1895. Republican. Farmer; candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Croydon, 1938. Died in Croydon, Sullivan County, N.H., May 23, 1953 (age 57 years, 320 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ernest Langdon Cutting (1869-1954) and Lenna H. (Crowell) Cutting (1872-1942); married, November 4, 1916, to Maud E. Nelson (1897-1982); second cousin twice removed of Andrew Cutting (1841-1898).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Patrick's Cemetery
    Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis Parnell Murphy (1877-1958) — also known as Francis P. Murphy — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born August 16, 1877. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1932; Governor of New Hampshire, 1937-41; Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1942. Died December 19, 1958 (age 81 years, 125 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
      See also NNDB dossier


    Unknown Location
    Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Winston Churchill (1871-1947) — of Cornish, Sullivan County, N.H.; Plainfield, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in St. Louis, Mo., November 10, 1871. Novelist; historian; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1903-05; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1904 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); Progressive candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1912. Died in Winter Park, Orange County, Fla., March 12, 1947 (age 75 years, 122 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Spaulding Churchill and Emma Bell (Blaine) Churchill; married, October 22, 1895, to Mabel H. Hall.
      See also NNDB dossier


    River Cemetery
    Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Earl Murphy Bourdon (1917-1993) — also known as Earl M. Bourdon — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., December 16, 1917. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1980. Died June 19, 1993 (age 75 years, 185 days). Interment at River Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Honorine Hadley (1920-2003).
      The Earl M. Bourdon Centre (senior housing) in Claremont, New Hampshire, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    West Unity Cemetery
    Unity, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Jared Perkins (1793-1854) — of Unity, Sullivan County, N.H.; Winchester, Cheshire County, N.H. Born in New Hampshire, 1793. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1846-49; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 3rd District, 1851-53. Died in 1854 (age about 61 years). Interment at West Unity Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Unknown Location
    Washington, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      David H. Buffum (1820-1882) — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H.; Great Falls, Strafford County, N.H. Born in 1820. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1861-62; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864 (alternate), 1868 (alternate), 1880; member of New Hampshire state senate 5th District, 1877-79. Died in 1882 (age about 62 years). Interment somewhere.


    Old Cemetery
    Washington, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Healy (1776-1861) — of Washington, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., August 21, 1776. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state senate 8th District, 1824-25; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1825-29. Died October 10, 1861 (age 85 years, 50 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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