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Caledonia County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Caledonia County

Index to Locations

  • Danville Danville Green Cemetery
  • Kirby Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Lyndon Center, Lyndon Lyndon Town Cemetery
  • Newark Newark Cemetery
  • Peacham Peacham Cemetery
  • St. Johnsbury Grove Cemetery
  • St. Johnsbury Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  • Walden North Walden Cemetery


    Danville Green Cemetery
    Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Adams Palmer (1781-1860) — also known as William A. Palmer — of Danville, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Hebron, Tolland County, Conn., September 12, 1781. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; Caledonia County Probate Judge, 1807-08, 1811-17; Caledonia County Clerk of Court, 1807-15; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1811-12, 1818; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1816; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1818-25; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1828, 1836, 1850; Governor of Vermont, 1831-35; member of Vermont state senate, 1836-37. Died in Danville, Caledonia County, Vt., December 3, 1860 (age 79 years, 82 days). Interment at Danville Green Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1813 to Sarah Chandler Blanchard (sister-in-law of Augustine Clarke (1780?-1841)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Franklin Deming (1790-1834) — also known as Benjamin F. Deming — of Vermont. Born in Danville, Caledonia County, Vt., August 12, 1790. Merchant; Caledonia County Clerk of Court, 1817-33; Caledonia County Probate Judge, 1821-33; member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1827-32; U.S. Representative from Vermont 5th District, 1833-34; died in office 1834. Died in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., July 11, 1834 (age 43 years, 333 days). Interment at Danville Green Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      Relatives: Married 1816 to Eunice Clark (1795-1870).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Kirby, Caledonia County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
    William W. Grout William Wallace Grout (1836-1902) — also known as William W. Grout — of Barton, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Compton, Quebec, of American parents, May 24, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Orleans County State's Attorney, 1865-66; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Barton, 1868-70, 1874; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1868 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker); member of Vermont state senate from Orleans County, 1876; U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1881-83, 1885-1901 (3rd District 1881-83, 2nd District 1885-1901). Died October 7, 1902 (age 66 years, 136 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Josiah Grout (1841-1925).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)


    Lyndon Town Cemetery
    Lyndon Center, Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      William Cahoon (1774-1833) — of Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 12, 1774. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1802-10; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1808; county judge in Vermont, 1811-19; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1814, 1828; member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1815-20; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1820-22; U.S. Representative from Vermont 5th District, 1829-33; defeated, 1832. Died in Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt., May 30, 1833 (age 59 years, 138 days). Interment at Lyndon Town Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Isaac Fletcher (1784-1842) — of Vermont. Born in Dunstable, Middlesex County, Mass., November 22, 1784. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1819-24; Caledonia County Prosecuting Attorney, 1820-29; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1822; U.S. Representative from Vermont 5th District, 1837-41. Died in Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt., October 19, 1842 (age 57 years, 331 days). Interment at Lyndon Town Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Bartlett, Jr. (1808-1876) — of Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Sutton, Caledonia County, Vt., June 18, 1808. Democrat. Caledonia County State's Attorney, 1839-42; member of Vermont state senate, 1841-42; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1849-50, 1854-55; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1850, 1857; U.S. Representative from Vermont 4th District, 1851-53; defeated, 1852. Died in Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt., September 12, 1876 (age 68 years, 86 days). Interment at Lyndon Town Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Newark Cemetery
    Newark, Caledonia County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry H. Moulton (1839-1913) — of Newark, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Ellsworth, Grafton County, N.H., February 14, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Newark, 1888. Universalist. Died in 1913 (age about 74 years). Interment at Newark Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Peacham Cemetery
    Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      George Brinton McClellan Harvey (1864-1928) — also known as George Harvey — of Deal, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Peacham, Caledonia County, Vt., February 16, 1864. Newspaper reporter; New Jersey Insurance Commissioner, 1890-91; builder and president of electric railroads, 1894-98; editor and publisher, North American Review and Harper's Weekly; U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, 1921-23. Died, from a heart attack and asthma, in Dublin, Cheshire County, N.H., August 20, 1928 (age 64 years, 186 days). Interment at Peacham Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George B. McClellan
      Relatives: Son of Duncan Harvey and Margaret S. (Varnum) Harvey; married, October 13, 1887, to Alma A. Parker.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Mattocks (1777-1847) — of Peacham, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., March 4, 1777. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1807; U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1821-23, 1825-27, 1841-43 (6th District 1821-23, 5th District 1825-27, 1841-43); justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1833-34; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1836; Governor of Vermont, 1843-44. Died in Peacham, Caledonia County, Vt., August 14, 1847 (age 70 years, 163 days). Interment at Peacham Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Chamberlain (1755-1828) — of Peacham, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Hopkinton, Middlesex County, Mass., April 27, 1755. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1785, 1787-96, 1805, 1808; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1791, 1814; member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1796-1803; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1800; U.S. Representative from Vermont 3rd District, 1803-05, 1809-11; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1813-15. Died in Peacham, Caledonia County, Vt., September 27, 1828 (age 73 years, 153 days). Interment at Peacham Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Grove Cemetery
    St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      George O. Ford (1835-1909) — of Kirby, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt., June 20, 1835. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Kirby, 1888. Universalist. Died in 1909 (age about 74 years). Interment at Grove Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Clay Ide (1844-1921) — also known as Henry C. Ide — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt., September 18, 1844. Republican. Milling business; merchant; banker; lawyer; Caledonia County State's Attorney, 1876-78; member of Vermont state senate from Caledonia County, 1882-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1888; chief justice of Samoa, 1893-97; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1905-06; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1909-13. Congregationalist. Died in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., June 12, 1921 (age 76 years, 267 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Henry Clay
      Relatives: Son of Jacob Ide (1806-1900) and Lodoska (Knights) Ide (1807-1892); married, July 15, 1862, to Cynthia L. Adams; married, October 26, 1871, to Mary M. Melcher (1844-1892); father of Anne Louisa Ide (1876-1945; who married William Bourke Cockran (1854-1923)).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jonathan Arnold (1741-1793) — Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 3, 1741. Physician; member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1776; Delegate to Continental Congress from Rhode Island, 1782-84; member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1780. Died in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., February 1, 1793 (age 51 years, 60 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Arnold (1716-1748) and Amy (Phillips) Arnold; married to Molly Burr, Alice Crawford (1756-1790) and Cynthia Hastings; father of Lemuel Hastings Arnold; grandfather of Noah Davis (1818-1902); second great-grandfather of Theodore Francis Green.
      Political families: Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Arnold family of Providence, Rhode Island (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Erastus Fairbanks Erastus Fairbanks (1792-1864) — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Brimfield, Hampden County, Mass., October 28, 1792. One of the founders of E. & T. Fairbanks & Co., platform scale manufacturers; president, Passumpsic Railroad, which completed a line from White River to St. Johnsbury in 1850; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1836-38; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1844, 1848; Governor of Vermont, 1852-53, 1860-61; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1856. Congregationalist. Died in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., November 20, 1864 (age 72 years, 23 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Phebe (Paddock) Fairbanks (1760-1853) and Joseph Fairbanks (1763-1846); married, May 30, 1815, to Lois Crossman (1792-1866); father of Horace Fairbanks (1820-1888) and Franklin Fairbanks; grandfather of Frederick Charles Fairbanks; second cousin twice removed of Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell; second cousin four times removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Adams and John Adams; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Allen, John Quincy Adams and George Otis Fairbanks.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)
      Sterry Robinson Waterman (1901-1984) — also known as Sterry R. Waterman — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., June 12, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee); Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1955-70. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary; Sphinx; Zeta Psi; Phi Delta Phi. Died in 1984 (age about 83 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Zeno Sterry Waterman (born 1871) and Sarah W. (Robinson) Waterman; married, May 13, 1932, to Frances Chadbourne Knight; second cousin twice removed of William Harrison Waterman; second cousin four times removed of David Waterman (1749-?) and Luther Waterman; third cousin thrice removed of Elisha Waterman and Thomas Glasby Waterman; fourth cousin once removed of Alexander Hamilton Waterman and Robert Whitney Waterman.
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut; Roundy-Welles-Hadley family of Illinois (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Jonathan Ross (1826-1905) — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Vermont, 1826. Republican. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1860; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1889-90; chief justice of Vermont Supreme Court, 1890; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1899-1900. Died in 1905 (age about 79 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Luke P. Poland Luke Potter Poland (1815-1887) — also known as Luke P. Poland — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Vermont, 1815. Republican. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1850; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1865-67; U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1867-75, 1883-85; member of Republican National Committee from Vermont, 1870-72. Died in 1887 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)
    Horace Fairbanks Horace Fairbanks (1820-1888) — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt., March 21, 1820. Republican. President, E. & T. Fairbanks & Co., platform scale manufacturers; railroad promoter; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1864; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1868; member of Vermont state senate, 1870; Governor of Vermont, 1876-78. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 17, 1888 (age 67 years, 362 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lois (Crossman) Fairbanks (1792-1866) and Erastus Fairbanks; brother of Franklin Fairbanks; married, August 9, 1849, to Mary E. Taylor; uncle of Frederick Charles Fairbanks; third cousin once removed of Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803), John Adams and Arthur Taggard Appleton.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)
      Luther Jewett (1772-1860) — of Vermont. Born in Canterbury, Windham County, Conn., December 24, 1772. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1810; U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1815-17. Died March 8, 1860 (age 87 years, 75 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Franklin Fairbanks (1828-1895) — of St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., June 18, 1828. Republican. Superintendent and later president of E. & T. Fairbanks & Co., platform scale manufacturers; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1871-73; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1872-73. Member, Freemasons. Died in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., April 24, 1895 (age 66 years, 310 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lois (Crossman) Fairbanks (1792-1866) and Erastus Fairbanks; brother of Horace Fairbanks; married, December 8, 1852, to Frances A. Clapp (1832-1895); uncle of Frederick Charles Fairbanks; third cousin once removed of Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803), John Adams and Arthur Taggard Appleton.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Lucius Downer Hazen (1834-1914) — also known as L. Downer Hazen — of Newbury, Orange County, Vt.; Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt.; St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Hartford, Windsor County, Vt., January 19, 1834. Republican. Lumber manufacturer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1870, 1888 (Barnet 1870, St. Johnsbury 1888); postmaster at St. Johnsbury, Vt., 1901. Congregationalist. Died June 1, 1914 (age 80 years, 133 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hannah B. (Downer) Hazen (1798-1875) and Lucius Hazen (1801-1862); married to Orinda G. Kimball (1834-1908).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    North Walden Cemetery
    Walden, Caledonia County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles James Bell (1845-1909) — also known as Charles J. Bell — of Walden, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Walden, Caledonia County, Vt., March 16, 1845. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1882-83; member of Vermont state senate, 1894-95; Governor of Vermont, 1904-06. Congregationalist. Member, Grange. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 25, 1909 (age 64 years, 193 days). Interment at North Walden Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Dean Bell and Caroline (Warner) Bell; married 1870 to M. Louise Perry.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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