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Niagara County
New York

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Niagara County

Index to Locations

  • Lewiston Oak Wood Cemetery
  • Lewiston Riverdale Cemetery
  • Lockport Glenwood Cemetery
  • Niagara Falls Oakwood Cemetery
  • Pekin Mount View Cemetery
  • Royalton Center Orangeport Union Cemetery
  • Youngstown Old Fort Niagara Cemetery


    Oak Wood Cemetery
    Lewiston, Niagara County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Bates Cooke (1787-1841) — of Lewiston, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn., December 23, 1787. U.S. Representative from New York 30th District, 1831-33; New York state comptroller, 1839-41. Died in Lewiston, Niagara County, N.Y., May 31, 1841 (age 53 years, 159 days). Interment at Oak Wood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverdale Cemetery
    Lewiston, Niagara County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      James Samuel Simmons (1861-1935) — also known as James S. Simmons — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Maryland, 1861. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1909-13; defeated, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912. Died in 1935 (age about 74 years). Interment at Riverdale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Nephew of Milton George Urner (1839-1926).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Albert Waring Pierson (1867-1933) — also known as Albert W. Pierson — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Clifton Springs, Ontario County, N.Y., June 3, 1867. Prohibition candidate for New York state engineer and surveyor, 1908, 1910; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Died in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., March 16, 1933 (age 65 years, 286 days). Interment at Riverdale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Washington Pierson (1826-1915) and Juliet Eliza (Avery) Pierson (1831-1901); married 1895 to Meda Ann Miller (1871-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Glenwood Cemetery
    Lockport, Niagara County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
    Washington Hunt Washington Hunt (1811-1867) — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Windham, Greene County, N.Y., August 5, 1811. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1843-49; New York state comptroller, 1849-50; Governor of New York, 1851-53; defeated, 1852; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 2, 1867 (age 55 years, 181 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: New York Red Book 1896
      Richard Crowley (1836-1908) — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Pendleton, Niagara County, N.Y., December 14, 1836. Republican. Member of New York state senate 29th District, 1866-69; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1875-79; U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1879-83; defeated, 1888. Died in Olcott Beach, Niagara County, N.Y., July 22, 1908 (age 71 years, 221 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Burt Van Horn (1823-1896) — of Newfane, Niagara County, N.Y.; Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1823. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1858-60 (Niagara County 1st District 1858, Niagara County 2nd District 1859-60); U.S. Representative from New York, 1861-63, 1865-69 (31st District 1861-63, 29th District 1865-69); U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 28th New York District, 1879. Died in 1896 (age about 73 years). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Thorn Flagler (1811-1897) — also known as Thomas T. Flagler — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, N.Y., October 12, 1811. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1842-43, 1860 (Niagara County 1842-43, Niagara County 1st District 1860); U.S. Representative from New York 31st District, 1853-57; defeated (Independent Republican), 1876. Died in Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y., September 6, 1897 (age 85 years, 329 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Ralph W. Dox Ralph Watson Dox (1885-1951) — also known as Ralph W. Dox — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y., May 9, 1885. Lawyer; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Nuremberg, 1910-16. Presbyterian. Member, American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died in Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y., March 3, 1951 (age 65 years, 298 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Dox and Emma (Watson) Dox.
      Image source: U.S. passport application (1916)


    Oakwood Cemetery
    Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Buell Porter (1773-1844) — also known as Peter B. Porter — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y.; Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., August 4, 1773. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1801-02, 1828 (Ontario and Steuben counties 1801-02, Erie County 1828); U.S. Representative from New York, 1809-13, 1815-16 (15th District 1809-13, 21st District 1815-16); general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; fought a duel with Gen. Alexander Smyth; secretary of state of New York, 1815-16; candidate for Governor of New York, 1817; U.S. Secretary of War, 1828-29. Died in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., March 20, 1844 (age 70 years, 229 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Porter (1730-1825) and Abigail (Buell) Porter (1734-1797); brother of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849); married, October 16, 1818, to Letitia Preston Breckinridge (1786-1831; daughter of John Breckinridge; sister of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; widow of Alfred William Grayson); father of Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); uncle of Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872) and Peter Buell Porter, Jr.; grandfather of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); first cousin twice removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant; first cousin thrice removed of Frederick Dent Grant and Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin thrice removed of Asa H. Otis and Alvred Bayard Nettleton; second cousin four times removed of Daniel Frederick Webster, Lovel Davis Parmelee and Theron Ephron Catlin; third cousin of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop and Abel Huntington; third cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington, Henry Scudder, Ebenezer Huntington, Gaylord Griswold, Benjamin Trumbull, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Lancelot Phelps, Theodore Davenport, Abijah Blodget and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, Abiel Case, Samuel George Andrews, Harrison Blodget, John Hall Brockway, Jairus Case, Lorenzo Burrows, Norman A. Phelps, Anson Levi Holcomb, George Smith Catlin, Waitman Thomas Willey, Lyman Trumbull, William Dean Kellogg, John Smith Phelps, William Gleason, Jr., Almon Case, James Phelps, Robert Coit, Jr., Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Abial Lathrop, Roger Wolcott and Allen Jacob Holcomb; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Creighton Stratton, Edmund Holcomb, Ira Chandler Backus, Calvin Tilden Hulburd, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Charles Jenkins Hayden, John Leake Newbold Stratton, Bushrod Ebenezer Hoppin, Judson B. Phelps, Edwin Carpenter Pinney, Timothy E. Griswold, Erskine Mason Phelps, William Walter Phelps, William Patrick Willey, Charles A. Hungerford, Walter Harrison Blodget, William Barret Ridgely, George Harrison Hall, Clayton Hyde Lathrop, Phineas Orange Small, Clement Phineas Kellogg, William Brainard Coit, Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937), Arthur Eugene Parmelee, Austin Eugene Lathrop and Hiram Bingham; fourth cousin of Samuel H. Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of William Woodbridge, Isaac Backus, Eli Thacher Hoyt, Nathaniel Huntington, Caleb Scudder, James Huntington, Charles Phelps Huntington, John Arnold Rockwell, Elisha Mills Huntington, Henry Titus Backus, Bailey Frye Adams and Henry Joel Scudder.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872) — also known as Augustus S. Porter — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., January 18, 1798. Whig. Lawyer; mayor of Detroit, Mich., 1838-39; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1839-45. Died in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., September 18, 1872 (age 74 years, 244 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Augustus Seymour Porter and Lavinia (Steele) Porter; half-brother of Peter Buell Porter, Jr.; nephew of Peter Buell Porter; first cousin of Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); first cousin once removed of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); second cousin once removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant; second cousin twice removed of Frederick Dent Grant and Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin once removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop and Abel Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Huntington, Henry Scudder, Asa H. Otis and Alvred Bayard Nettleton (1838-1911); third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Frederick Webster, Lovel Davis Parmelee and Theron Ephron Catlin; fourth cousin of Ebenezer Huntington, Gaylord Griswold, Benjamin Trumbull, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Lancelot Phelps, Theodore Davenport, Abijah Blodget and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel H. Huntington, Jabez Williams Huntington, Abiel Case, Samuel George Andrews, Harrison Blodget, John Hall Brockway, Jairus Case, Lorenzo Burrows, Norman A. Phelps, Anson Levi Holcomb, George Smith Catlin, Waitman Thomas Willey, Lyman Trumbull, William Dean Kellogg, John Smith Phelps, William Gleason, Jr., Almon Case, James Phelps, Robert Coit, Jr., Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Abial Lathrop, Roger Wolcott and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925) — also known as Peter A. Porter — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., October 10, 1853. Banker; newspaper editor; village president of Niagara Falls, New York, 1878; member of New York state assembly from Niagara County 2nd District, 1886-87; U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1907-09. Died in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., December 15, 1925 (age 72 years, 66 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary Cabell (Breckinridge) Porter (1826-1854) and Peter Augustus Porter; married 1887 to Alice Adele Taylor (1853-1934); grandson of Peter Buell Porter; grandnephew of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; great-grandson of John Breckinridge; second great-grandnephew of William Preston and William Cabell; first cousin once removed of Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., John Cabell Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; first cousin twice removed of James Douglas Breckinridge and Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862); first cousin thrice removed of William Cabell, Jr., Francis Smith Preston, William Henry Cabell and James Patton Preston; second cousin of Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; second cousin once removed of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin twice removed of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston, George Rogers Clark Floyd and Edward Carrington Cabell; second cousin four times removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin of Ulysses Simpson Grant, Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; third cousin once removed of John William Leftwich, Frederick Dent Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr. and Earle Cabell; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop and Abel Huntington; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Huntington and Henry Scudder; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Gaylord Griswold, Benjamin Trumbull, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Lancelot Phelps, Theodore Davenport, Asa H. Otis, Abijah Blodget, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington and Alvred Bayard Nettleton.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Robert Henry Gittins (1869-1957) — also known as Robert H. Gittins — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y.; Sloatsburg, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Oswego, Oswego County, N.Y., December 14, 1869. Democrat. Coal, grain, and lumber dealer; lawyer; member of New York state senate 47th District, 1911-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; U.S. Representative from New York 40th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914; newspaper publisher; postmaster at Niagara Falls, N.Y., 1916-20 (acting, 1916-17). Died, in Tuxedo Memorial Hospital, Tuxedo, Orange County, N.Y., December 25, 1957 (age 88 years, 11 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Oakwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) — also known as Augustus Porter — of Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y.; Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., January 18, 1769. Surveyor; member of New York state assembly from Genesee and Ontario counties, 1802-03; postmaster at Niagara Falls, N.Y., 1836. Died in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., June 10, 1849 (age 80 years, 143 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Porter (1730-1825) and Abigail (Buell) Porter (1734-1797); brother of Peter Buell Porter; married, March 10, 1796, to Lavinia Steele; married, January 24, 1801, to Jane Howell (1779-1841; sister of Nathaniel Woodhull Howell); father of Augustus Seymour Porter and Peter Buell Porter, Jr.; uncle of Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); granduncle of Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); first cousin twice removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant; first cousin thrice removed of Frederick Dent Grant and Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Benjamin Huntington; second cousin thrice removed of Asa H. Otis and Alvred Bayard Nettleton; second cousin four times removed of Daniel Frederick Webster, Lovel Davis Parmelee and Theron Ephron Catlin; third cousin of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop and Abel Huntington; third cousin once removed of Samuel Huntington, Henry Scudder, Ebenezer Huntington, Gaylord Griswold, Benjamin Trumbull, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Lancelot Phelps, Theodore Davenport, Abijah Blodget and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Jabez Williams Huntington, Abiel Case, Samuel George Andrews, Harrison Blodget, John Hall Brockway, Jairus Case, Lorenzo Burrows, Norman A. Phelps, Anson Levi Holcomb, George Smith Catlin, Waitman Thomas Willey, Lyman Trumbull, William Dean Kellogg, John Smith Phelps, William Gleason, Jr., Almon Case, James Phelps, Robert Coit, Jr., Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Abial Lathrop, Roger Wolcott and Allen Jacob Holcomb; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Creighton Stratton, Edmund Holcomb, Ira Chandler Backus, Calvin Tilden Hulburd, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Charles Jenkins Hayden, John Leake Newbold Stratton, Bushrod Ebenezer Hoppin, Judson B. Phelps, Edwin Carpenter Pinney, Timothy E. Griswold, Erskine Mason Phelps, William Walter Phelps, William Patrick Willey, Charles A. Hungerford, Walter Harrison Blodget, William Barret Ridgely, George Harrison Hall, Clayton Hyde Lathrop, Phineas Orange Small, Clement Phineas Kellogg, William Brainard Coit, Lafayette Blanchard Gleason (1863-1937), Arthur Eugene Parmelee, Austin Eugene Lathrop and Hiram Bingham; fourth cousin of Samuel H. Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of William Woodbridge, Isaac Backus, Eli Thacher Hoyt, Nathaniel Huntington, Caleb Scudder, James Huntington, Charles Phelps Huntington, John Arnold Rockwell, Elisha Mills Huntington, Henry Titus Backus, Bailey Frye Adams and Henry Joel Scudder.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864) — also known as Peter A. Porter — of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Black Rock (now part of Buffalo), Erie County, N.Y., July 17, 1827. Member of New York state assembly from Niagara County 2nd District, 1862; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Episcopalian. Killed by enemy gunshot while leading troops in battle, Cold Harbor, Hanover County, Va., June 3, 1864 (age 36 years, 322 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Peter Buell Porter and Letitia Preston (Breckinridge) Porter (1786-1831); married, March 30, 1852, to Mary Cabell Breckinridge (1826-1854; granddaughter of John Breckinridge); married, November 9, 1859, to Josephine Morris (1832-1892); father of Peter Augustus Porter; nephew of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Joseph Cabell Breckinridge and Robert Jefferson Breckinridge; great-grandnephew of William Preston and William Cabell; first cousin of Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Peter Buell Porter, Jr., John Cabell Breckinridge, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. and William Campbell Preston Breckinridge; first cousin once removed of James Douglas Breckinridge, Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), Clifton Rodes Breckinridge, Levin Irving Handy, Desha Breckinridge and Henry Skillman Breckinridge; first cousin twice removed of William Cabell, Jr., Francis Smith Preston, William Henry Cabell and James Patton Preston; second cousin of Carter Henry Harrison, William Lewis Cabell and George Craighead Cabell; second cousin once removed of William Campbell Preston, James McDowell, John Buchanan Floyd, John Smith Preston, George Rogers Clark Floyd, Edward Carrington Cabell, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Benjamin Earl Cabell and Carter Henry Harrison II; second cousin twice removed of Frederick Dent Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr. and Earle Cabell; second cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin of John William Leftwich; third cousin once removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop and Abel Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Huntington, Henry Scudder, Asa H. Otis and Alvred Bayard Nettleton; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Frederick Webster, Lovel Davis Parmelee and Theron Ephron Catlin; fourth cousin of Ebenezer Huntington, Gaylord Griswold, Benjamin Trumbull, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Lancelot Phelps, Theodore Davenport, Abijah Blodget and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel H. Huntington, Jabez Williams Huntington, Abiel Case, Samuel George Andrews, Harrison Blodget, John Hall Brockway, Jairus Case, Lorenzo Burrows, Norman A. Phelps, Anson Levi Holcomb, George Smith Catlin, Waitman Thomas Willey, Lyman Trumbull, William Dean Kellogg, John Smith Phelps, William Gleason, Jr., Almon Case, James Phelps, Robert Coit, Jr., Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Abial Lathrop, Roger Wolcott and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Walker-Bolling family of Huntsville, Alabama (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Buell Porter, Jr. (1806-1871) — also known as Peter B. Porter, Jr. — of Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., March 17, 1806. Member of New York state assembly from Niagara County, 1838-41. Died in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, N.Y., June 15, 1871 (age 65 years, 90 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849) and Jane (Howell) Porter (1779-1841); half-brother of Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872); nephew of Nathaniel Woodhull Howell (1770-1851) and Peter Buell Porter; first cousin of Peter Augustus Porter (1827-1864); first cousin once removed of Nathaniel Woodhull Howell (1830-1916) and Peter Augustus Porter (1853-1925); second cousin once removed of Ulysses Simpson Grant; second cousin twice removed of Frederick Dent Grant and Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Huntington; third cousin once removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit, James Davenport, Henry Huntington, Gurdon Huntington, Samuel Lathrop and Abel Huntington; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Huntington, Henry Scudder, Asa H. Otis and Alvred Bayard Nettleton (1838-1911); third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Frederick Webster, Lovel Davis Parmelee and Theron Ephron Catlin; fourth cousin of Ebenezer Huntington, Gaylord Griswold, Benjamin Trumbull, Parmenio Adams, Elisha Phelps, Lancelot Phelps, Theodore Davenport, Abijah Blodget and Benjamin Nicoll Huntington; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel H. Huntington, Jabez Williams Huntington, Abiel Case, Samuel George Andrews, Harrison Blodget, John Hall Brockway, Jairus Case, Lorenzo Burrows, Norman A. Phelps, Anson Levi Holcomb, George Smith Catlin, Waitman Thomas Willey, Lyman Trumbull, William Dean Kellogg, John Smith Phelps, William Gleason, Jr., Almon Case, James Phelps, Robert Coit, Jr., Samuel Lathrop Bronson, Abial Lathrop, Roger Wolcott and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "Faithful to his friends, charitable toward all, he died in Christian hope."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mount View Cemetery
    Pekin, Niagara County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Whittlesey Seward, Jr. (1874-1960) — also known as Frederick W. Seward, Jr. — of Goshen, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., November 6, 1874. Progressive. Physician; candidate for New York state assembly from Orange County 2nd District, 1915; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Died in Goshen, Orange County, N.Y., March 4, 1960 (age 85 years, 119 days). Interment at Mount View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Frederick Whittlesey Seward (1845-1925) and Mary (Cory) Seward (1845-1912); married, December 3, 1902, to Alice Leona Truax; married, October 30, 1933, to Mary Elizabeth Pike; grandnephew of William Henry Seward; great-grandson of Samuel Swayze Seward; first cousin once removed of Frederick William Seward, William Henry Seward, Jr. and George Frederick Seward (1840-1910).
      Political family: Seward family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Orangeport Union Cemetery
    Royalton Center, Niagara County, New York
    Founded 1885
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Fayette E. Pease Fayette E. Pease (1875-1959) — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Born in Lockport town, Niagara County, N.Y., December 3, 1875. Republican. Farmer; member of New York state assembly from Niagara County 1st District, 1929-40. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Kiwanis; Grange; Farm Bureau. Died in 1959 (age about 83 years). Interment at Orangeport Union Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1936


    Old Fort Niagara Cemetery
    Youngstown, Niagara County, New York
    Politicians buried here:
      Walter Gresham Andrews (1889-1949) — also known as Walter G. Andrews — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., July 16, 1889. Republican. Athletic coach; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; sales manager; U.S. Representative from New York, 1931-49 (40th District 1931-45, 42nd District 1945-49). Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Died, from a heart attack, in a hotel at Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., March 5, 1949 (age 59 years, 232 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Old Fort Niagara Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Andrews and Kate (Gresham) Andrews; grandson of Walter Quintin Gresham (1832-1895).
      Political family: Gresham-Andrews family of Harrison County, Indiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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