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Chittenden County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Chittenden County

Index to Locations

  • Burlington Unknown location
  • Burlington Allen Cemetery
  • Burlington Elmwood Avenue Cemetery
  • Burlington Greenmount Cemetery
  • Burlington Lakeview Cemetery
  • Burlington St. Joseph Cemetery
  • Jericho Jericho Center Cemetery
  • Shelburne Shelburne Village Cemetery
  • Westford Pleasant View Cemetery
  • Williston East Cemetery
  • Williston Morse Cemetery
  • Williston Old Cemetery
  • Williston Town Green
  • Winooski St. Francis Xavier Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      John Hopkins Worcester, Jr. (1845-1893) — also known as John H. Worcester — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., April 2, 1845. Republican. Pastor, Sixth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, 1883-90; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1888 ; professor of Systematic Theology, Union Theological Seminary, 1890-93. Presbyterian. Died in Lakewood, Ocean County, N.J., February 5, 1893 (age 47 years, 309 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of John H. Worcester and Martha P. (Clark) Worcester; married, October 29, 1874, to Harriet Strong.


    Allen Cemetery
    Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Heman Allen of Colchester (1779-1852) — of Colchester, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Poultney, Rutland County, Vt., February 23, 1779. Democrat. Lawyer; Chittenden County Sheriff, 1808-09; county judge in Vermont, 1811-14; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1812-17; U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1817-18; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1823-27. Died in Highgate, Franklin County, Vt., April 7, 1852 (age 73 years, 44 days). Interment at Allen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Hart.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Elmwood Avenue Cemetery
    Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Heman Allen of Milton (1777-1844) — of Vermont. Born in Ashfield, Franklin County, Mass., June 14, 1777. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1810-14, 1816-17, 1822, 1824-26; U.S. Representative from Vermont 4th District, 1831-39; defeated, 1838. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., December 11, 1844 (age 67 years, 180 days). Interment at Elmwood Avenue Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Hitchcock (1755-1813) — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Brimfield, Hampden County, Mass., March 23, 1755. Lawyer; Chittenden County State's Attorney, 1787-90; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1789; Vermont state attorney general, 1790-93; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1791; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1792. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., November 20, 1813 (age 58 years, 242 days). Interment at Elmwood Avenue Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Burt) Hitchcock (1711-1792) and Noah Hitchcock; married, May 26, 1789, to Lucy Caroline Allen (1768-1842); father of Henry Hitchcock (1792-1839).
      Political family: Allen-Hitchcock family of Burlington, Vermont.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Greenmount Cemetery
    Colchester Avenue
    Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Edward John Phelps Edward John Phelps (1822-1900) — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Middlebury, Addison County, Vt., July 11, 1822. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1870; candidate for Governor of Vermont, 1880; law professor; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1885-89. Member, American Bar Association. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., March 9, 1900 (age 77 years, 241 days). Interment at Greenmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Frances (Shurtleff) Phelps (1792-1825) and Samuel Shethar Phelps (1793-1855); married to Mary Haight (1827-1909).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
    George F. Edmunds George Franklin Edmunds (1828-1919) — also known as George F. Edmunds — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Richmond, Chittenden County, Vt., February 1, 1828. Republican. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Burlington, 1854-55, 1857-59; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1857-59; member of Vermont state senate from Chittenden County, 1861-62; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1865-91; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1880, 1884. Episcopalian. Author of Edmunds Act for suppression of polygamy in Utah, 1882. Died in Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 27, 1919 (age 91 years, 26 days). Interment at Greenmount Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: James G. Blaine, Twenty Years of Congress, vol. 2 (1886)
      Ethan Allen (1738-1789) — of Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass.; Arlington, Bennington County, Vt.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., February 12, 1738. Farmer; land speculator; formed the Green Mountain Boys in 1770; captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775; successfully advocated for the formation of Vermont as a separate state from New Hampshire and New York; served as judge under Vermont's Banishment Act, with authority to confiscate the property of British loyalists. Deist. English ancestry. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., February 12, 1789 (age 51 years, 0 days). Interment at Greenmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Allen (1708-1755) and Mary (Baker) Allen (1709-1774); married 1762 to Mary Brownson (1732-1783); married, February 16, 1784, to Frances Montresor 'Fanny' (Brush) Buchanan (1760-1834); grandfather of Henry Hitchcock (1792-1839).
      Political family: Allen-Hitchcock family of Burlington, Vermont.
      Epitaph: "His spirit tried the mercies of his God in whom alone he believed and strongly trusted."
      See also Wikipedia article
      David Allen Smalley (1809-1877) — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Middlebury, Addison County, Vt., April 6, 1809. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster; member of Vermont state senate, 1843-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1852, 1856; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1853-57; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1856-60; U.S. District Judge for Vermont, 1857-77; died in office 1877. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., March 10, 1877 (age 67 years, 338 days). Interment at Greenmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Laura Barlow (1809-1879); father of Bradley Barlow Smalley (1835-1909).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Albon Bailey, Jr. (1893-1961) — also known as H. A. Bailey — of Winooski, Chittenden County, Vt.; South Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Winooski, Chittenden County, Vt., January 22, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1921-24; mayor of Winooski, Vt., 1922; member of Vermont state senate, 1929-31; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1940. Died, from broncho-pneumonia, uremia, and Parkinson's disease, in Fairfax, Franklin County, Vt., July 20, 1961 (age 68 years, 179 days). Interment at Greenmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Albon Bailey (1851-1918) and Emma J. (Putnam) Bailey (1854-1924); married 1940 to Consuelo Bentina Northrop (1899-1976).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Bradley Barlow Smalley (1835-1909) — also known as Bradley B. Smalley — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Jericho, Chittenden County, Vt., November 26, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; clerk, U.S. District Court for Vermont, 1861-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1872, 1876 (speaker), 1880; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Burlington, 1874, 1878; member of Democratic National Committee from Vermont, 1876-80; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1885-88. Episcopalian. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, November 6, 1909 (age 73 years, 345 days). Interment at Greenmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Laura (Barlow) Smalley (1809-1879) and David Allen Smalley (1809-1877); married to Caroline Maria Baxter (1837-1915).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Nathaniel E. Parcher (1861-1919) — of St. George, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Waterbury, Washington County, Vt., August 8, 1861. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from St. George, 1910. Congregationalist. Died in 1919 (age about 57 years). Interment at Greenmount Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Julia E. Charles (1862-1950).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lakeview Cemetery
    455 North Avenue
    Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    Founded 1872
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Warren R. Austin Warren Robinson Austin (1877-1962) — also known as Warren R. Austin — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Highgate Center, Highgate, Franklin County, Vt., November 12, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; Franklin County State's Attorney, 1904-06; mayor of St. Albans, Vt., 1909; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1928 (speaker), 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1944 (speaker); U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1931-46; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1947-53. Congregationalist. Member, Farm Bureau; American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Loyal Legion; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Kappa Sigma; Rotary. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., December 25, 1962 (age 85 years, 43 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Chauncey Goodrich Austin and Anne Mathilda (Robinson) Austin; married, June 26, 1901, to Mildred Mary Lucas.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin (1837-1914) — also known as S. G. W. Benjamin — of New York; Washington, D.C.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born, of American parents, at Argos, Greece, February 13, 1837. Librarian; author; artist; U.S. Minister to Persia, 1883-85; U.S. Consul General in Teheran, as of 1883-85. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Phi Beta Kappa; American Forestry Association; Navy League. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., July 19, 1914 (age 77 years, 156 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathan B. Benjamin (missionary) and Mary Gladding (Wheeler) Benjamin (poet); married, October 20, 1863, to Clara Stowell (died 1880); married, November 16, 1882, to Fanny Nichols Weed (1837-1924; author).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books by Samuel Greene Wheeler Benjamin: Our American Artists
      Urban Andrain Woodbury (1838-1915) — also known as Urban A. Woodbury — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Acworth, Sullivan County, N.H., July 11, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; wounded at the Battle of First Bull Run, and lost his right arm; lumber business; cotton manufacturer; hotel owner; mayor of Burlington, Vt., 1885-86; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1888-90; Governor of Vermont, 1894-96. Congregationalist. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., April 15, 1915 (age 76 years, 278 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Pauline L. Darling (1842-1934).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Johnson Foster (1857-1912) — also known as David J. Foster — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt., June 27, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; Chittenden County Prosecuting Attorney, 1886-90; member of Vermont state senate, 1892-94; Vermont Commissioner of Taxes, 1894-98; chair, board of railroad commissioners, 1898-1900; U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1901-12; died in office 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., March 21, 1912 (age 54 years, 268 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leo Allen Bergholz (1857-1945) — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., November 10, 1857. Republican. U.S. Vice Consul in Chinkiang, 1883-87; U.S. Consul in Erzerum, 1896-1903; Three Rivers, 1903-04; Dawson, 1904-05; U.S. Consul General in Tientsin, 1905; Beirut, 1905-06; Canton, 1906, 1919-21; Kingston, 1912; Winnipeg, 1913; Dresden, 1913-17; Seoul, 1918-19. Methodist. German ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in 1945 (age about 87 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Rudolph Otto Bergholz (c.1833-1901) and Mary (Lyon) Bergholz (c.1837-1926).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Harold John Arthur (1904-1971) — also known as Harold J. Arthur — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Whitehall, Washington County, N.Y., February 9, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1949-50; Governor of Vermont, 1950-51; Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1950 (primary), 1958. Unitarian. Member, United Commercial Travelers; American Legion; Amvets; Farm Bureau; Sons of the American Revolution; Elks; Grange; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Order of the Eastern Star; Eagles; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows. Died, from cancer, in the Air Force Base Hospital, Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y., July 19, 1971 (age 67 years, 160 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary C. Alafat (1904-2004).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alson Edward Abernethy (1900-1969) — also known as Alson E. Abernethy — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Bristol, Addison County, Vt., December 4, 1900. Investment banker; mayor of Pasadena, Calif., 1952-53. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Optimist Club. Died in November, 1969 (age 68 years, 0 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Milo E. Abernethy and Ella (Wing) Abernethy; married, April 18, 1925, to Charlotte Hanna (1901-1990).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Henry Powell (1839-1911) — also known as E. Henry Powell — of Richford, Franklin County, Vt.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Richford, Franklin County, Vt., September 3, 1839. Republican. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; Franklin County State's Attorney, 1872-73; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Richford, 1874-76; member of Vermont state senate from Franklin County, 1878-80; Vermont state auditor of accounts, 1878-92. Baptist. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., May 4, 1911 (age 71 years, 243 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 1, 1877, to Georgiana (Reed) Bailey (1841-1930; widow of George W. Bailey, Jr. (1821?-1865)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Hollister Jackson (1875-1927) — also known as Hollister Jackson; Samuel Hollister Jackson — of Barre, Washington County, Vt. Born in Toronto, Ontario, December 7, 1875. Republican. Washington County State's Attorney, 1904-06; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1906-07; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1927; died in office 1927. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias. Drowned in a flood near his home, Barre, Washington County, Vt., November 2, 1927 (age 51 years, 330 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Maude Parkyn (1874-1968).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elihu Barber Taft (1847-1929) — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Williston, Chittenden County, Vt., March 25, 1847. Republican. Lawyer; member of Vermont state senate from Chittenden County, 1888-90. Universalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners. Died in 1929 (age about 82 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eleazer Taft and Ellen M. (Barber) Taft; married, April 1, 1875, to Lucia A. Johnson (1852-1875).
      Epitaph: "A Useful Man."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Hial Darling (1859-1944) — also known as Charles H. Darling — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt.; Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vt., May 9, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Vermont, 1887-1901; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1896-98; U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1901-05; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1905-09. Member, Sons of the Revolution; Zeta Psi; Freemasons. Died in 1944 (age about 85 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jason L. Darling and Ellen L. (Paul) Darling; married, October 6, 1889, to Agnes Christmas Norton (1861-1941).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Joseph Cemetery
    Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      George R. Stackpole (1881-1971) — of Winooski, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in 1881. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1924 (alternate), 1940; secretary of Vermont Democratic Party, 1937. Died in 1971 (age about 90 years). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Jericho Center Cemetery
    Jericho, Chittenden County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Seth Ranson (1857-1944) — also known as Frank S. Ranson — of Jericho, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Jericho, Chittenden County, Vt., January 8, 1857. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1912; member of Vermont state senate from Chittenden County, 1923. Congregationalist. Died in 1944 (age about 87 years). Interment at Jericho Center Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary L. Church (1868-1947).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Shelburne Village Cemetery
    Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Arkwright Snelling (1927-1991) — also known as Richard A. Snelling — of Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa., February 18, 1927. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1959-60, 1973-76; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1960, 1968, 1980; chair of Chittenden County Republican Party, 1963-66; member of Vermont Republican State Executive Committee, 1963-66; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1964; Governor of Vermont, 1977-85, 1991; defeated, 1966; died in office 1991; candidate for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1986. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion; Rotary. Died, from a heart attack, in Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vt., August 13, 1991 (age 64 years, 176 days). Interment at Shelburne Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Walter Otheman Snelling (1880-1965; chemist; discovered propane) and Marjorie (Gahring) Snelling (1901-1976); married, June 14, 1947, to Barbara T. Weil (1928-2015).
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lester Barstow (1832-1913) — also known as John L. Barstow — of Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vt., February 21, 1832. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1864-65; member of Vermont state senate, 1866-68; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1880-82; Governor of Vermont, 1882-84. Died in Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vt., June 28, 1913 (age 81 years, 127 days). Interment at Shelburne Village Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ezra Meech (1773-1856) — of Vermont. Born in Connecticut, 1773. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1819-21, 1825-27 (3rd District 1819-21, 4th District 1825-27); Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1840. Died in 1856 (age about 83 years). Interment at Shelburne Village Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Barbara Weil Snelling (1928-2015) — also known as Barbara W. Snelling; Barbara T. Weil — of Vermont. Born in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., March 22, 1928. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1993-96. Female. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in South Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., November 2, 2015 (age 87 years, 225 days). Interment at Shelburne Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 14, 1947, to Richard Arkwright Snelling (1927-1991).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pleasant View Cemetery
    Westford, Chittenden County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John E. Allen (1866-1915) — of Westford, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Westford, Chittenden County, Vt., 1866. Republican. Farmer; surveyor; superintendent of schools; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Westford, 1910. Congregationalist. Died in 1915 (age about 49 years). Interment at Pleasant View Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Allen (1840-1916) and Ellen M. Allen (1841-1899); married to Jennie M. Macomber (1870-1950).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    East Cemetery
    Williston, Chittenden County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Albert Lemando Bingham (1852-1917) — also known as Albert L. Bingham — of Williston, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Fletcher, Franklin County, Vt., June 24, 1852. Republican. Physician; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Williston, 1888. Methodist. Died in Williston, Chittenden County, Vt., August 7, 1917 (age 65 years, 44 days). Interment at East Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alice Maria (Smedley) Bingham (1818-1890) and Benjamin Franklin Bingham (1819-1888); married to Jennie Welch (1847-1906) and Julia McLaughlin (1880-1959); third cousin once removed of Harrison Blodget and Joshua Perkins; third cousin twice removed of Ebenezer Huntington; third cousin thrice removed of Waightstill Avery; fourth cousin of George Douglas Perkins and Walter Harrison Blodget; fourth cousin once removed of Bela Edgerton, Jabez Williams Huntington, Heman Ticknor, John Appleton (1804-1891) and George Alexander Ball.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Morse Cemetery
    Williston, Chittenden County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Russell Smith Taft (1835-1902) — also known as Russell S. Taft — of Vermont. Born in Williston, Chittenden County, Vt., January 28, 1835. Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1872-74; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1880-99; chief justice of Vermont Supreme Court, 1899-1902. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., March 22, 1902 (age 67 years, 53 days). Interment at Morse Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elijah Taft and Orinda (Kimball) Taft; married to Maria Louise Carlisle and Jane Marlett.
      Epitaph: "Blessed is he who has found his work."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cemetery
    Williston, Chittenden County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
    Thomas Chittenden Thomas Chittenden (1730-1797) — of Williston, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Guilford, New Haven County, Conn., January 6, 1730. Governor of Vermont, 1778-89, 1790-97; died in office 1797. Died in Williston, Chittenden County, Vt., August 25, 1797 (age 67 years, 231 days). Interment at Old Cemetery; statue at State House Grounds, Montpelier, Vt.; statue at Town Green.
      Relatives: Father of Mary Chittenden (who married Jonas Galusha (1753-1834)), Beulah Chittenden (who married Matthew Lyon) and Martin Chittenden; grandfather of Chittenden Lyon.
      Political family: Chittenden-Lyon family.
      Chittenden County, Vt. is named for him.
      Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)
    Martin Chittenden Martin Chittenden (1763-1840) — of Williston, Chittenden County, Vt.; Jericho, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., March 12, 1763. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from Vermont 4th District, 1803-13; Governor of Vermont, 1813-15. Died in Williston, Chittenden County, Vt., September 5, 1840 (age 77 years, 177 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Chittenden; brother of Mary Chittenden (who married Jonas Galusha (1753-1834)) and Beulah Chittenden (who married Matthew Lyon); uncle of Chittenden Lyon.
      Political family: Chittenden-Lyon family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)


    Town Green
    Williston, Chittenden County, Vermont

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    Thomas Chittenden Thomas Chittenden (1730-1797) — of Williston, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Guilford, New Haven County, Conn., January 6, 1730. Governor of Vermont, 1778-89, 1790-97; died in office 1797. Died in Williston, Chittenden County, Vt., August 25, 1797 (age 67 years, 231 days). Interment at Old Cemetery; statue at State House Grounds, Montpelier, Vt.; statue at Town Green.
      Relatives: Father of Mary Chittenden (who married Jonas Galusha (1753-1834)), Beulah Chittenden (who married Matthew Lyon) and Martin Chittenden; grandfather of Chittenden Lyon.
      Political family: Chittenden-Lyon family.
      Chittenden County, Vt. is named for him.
      Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)


    St. Francis Xavier Cemetery
    Winooski, Chittenden County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      John Picher (d. 1972) — of Winooski, Chittenden County, Vt. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1936. Died in 1972. Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.


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