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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Franklin County

Index to Locations

  • East Berkshire, Berkshire Calvary Cemetery
  • East Berkshire East Berkshire Episcopal Cemetery
  • Enosburg Center, Enosburg Enosburg Center Cemetery
  • Enosburg Falls, Enosburg Missisquoi Cemetery
  • Fairfield Bradley Cemetery
  • Franklin Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Georgia Plains, Georgia Georgia Plains Cemetery
  • Montgomery Montgomery Village Cemetery
  • St. Albans Greenwood Cemetery
  • St. Albans Holy Cross Cemetery
  • St. Albans Old Cemetery
  • St. Albans St. Albans Bay Cemetery
  • Sheldon Sheldon Cemetery
  • Swanton Church Street Cemetery
  • Swanton Riverside Cemetery


    Calvary Cemetery
    East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
    Homer E. Royce Homer Elihu Royce (1819-1891) — also known as Homer E. Royce — of Vermont. Born in East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., June 14, 1819. Lawyer; Franklin County State's Attorney, 1846-47; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1847; member of Vermont state senate, 1849-51, 1861, 1868; U.S. Representative from Vermont 3rd District, 1857-61; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1870-82; chief justice of Vermont Supreme Court, 1882-90. Died in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., April 24, 1891 (age 71 years, 314 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elihu Marvin Royce and Sophronia (Parker) Royce; married, January 23, 1851, to Mary T. Edmunds.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Julian Vannerson (1859)
      Byron Harvey Combs (1853-1932) — also known as Byron H. Combs — of East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Richford, Franklin County, Vt., June 17, 1853. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1898; member of Vermont state senate, 1902. Methodist. Died, of complications of pneumonia, in East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., December 23, 1932 (age 79 years, 189 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.


    East Berkshire Episcopal Cemetery
    East Berkshire, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      William Seymour Rublee (1815-1885) — also known as William S. Rublee — of East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., August 17, 1815. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1851-52; postmaster; member of Vermont state senate, 1864-65. Member, Freemasons. Died in East Berkshire, Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., June 13, 1885 (age 69 years, 300 days). Interment at East Berkshire Episcopal Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Hiram A. Rublee (1767-1835) and Fanny (Richardson) Rublee (1785-1862); married 1838 to Amelia Coburn (1817-1904); uncle of Horace Rublee (1829-1896); granduncle of William Alvah Rublee and George Rublee.
      Political family: Rublee family of Madison, Wisconsin.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Enosburg Center Cemetery
    Enosburg Center, Enosburg, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Horace Eaton (1804-1855) — of Enosburg, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Barnard, Windsor County, Vt., June 22, 1804. Whig. Member of Vermont state senate, 1837, 1839-42; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1843-46; Governor of Vermont, 1846-48; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1848. Died in Middlebury, Addison County, Vt., July 4, 1855 (age 51 years, 12 days). Interment at Enosburg Center Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Missisquoi Cemetery
    Enosburg Falls, Enosburg, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Wilson Draper (1834-1893) — of Sheldon, Franklin County, Vt.; Enosburg Falls, Enosburg, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Sheldon, Franklin County, Vt., August 25, 1834. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Sheldon, 1886. Methodist. Died April 26, 1893 (age 58 years, 244 days). Interment at Missisquoi Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Martha Kimball (1835-1913).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Bradley Cemetery
    Fairfield, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      William Henry Fairchild (1853-1929) — also known as William H. Fairchild — of Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt. Born January 31, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; superintendent of schools; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Fairfield, 1888. Episcopalian. Died May 8, 1929 (age 76 years, 97 days). Interment at Bradley Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Franklin, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Winslow Gates (1856-1927) — also known as Charles W. Gates — of Franklin, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Franklin, Franklin County, Vt., January 12, 1856. Republican. Farmer; school teacher; merchant; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1899-1900; member of Vermont state senate, 1901-02; Governor of Vermont, 1915-17; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1916; founder and president, Franklin Telephone Co. Congregationalist. Died in Franklin, Franklin County, Vt., July 1, 1927 (age 71 years, 170 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harrison Gates and Loena Rebecca (Shedd) Gates; married, April 9, 1890, to Mary Elizabeth Hayden (died 1913).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Georgia Plains Cemetery
    Georgia Plains, Georgia, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Alvah Sabin (1793-1885) — of Georgia, Franklin County, Vt.; Sycamore, DeKalb County, Ill. Born in Georgia, Franklin County, Vt., October 23, 1793. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1826-35, 1838-40, 1847-49, 1851, 1861-62; secretary of state of Vermont, 1841-42; member of Vermont state senate, 1842-45; U.S. Representative from Vermont 3rd District, 1853-57. Baptist. Died in Sycamore, DeKalb County, Ill., January 22, 1885 (age 91 years, 91 days). Interment at Georgia Plains Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Sabin (1767-1796) and Mary (McMasters) Sabin (1770-1858); married, October 14, 1819, to Anna Mears (1799-1833); first cousin twice removed of Chauncey Brewer Sabin; second cousin twice removed of Augustus Sabin Chase (1828-1896), Marden Sabin and Joseph Spalding; second cousin thrice removed of Irving Hall Chase; second cousin four times removed of Augustus Sabin Chase (1897-1970); second cousin five times removed of Seth Chase Taft; third cousin once removed of Jedediah Sabin; fourth cousin of Henry Sabin (1829-1918); fourth cousin once removed of Martin Olds and Dwight May Sabin.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Montgomery Village Cemetery
    Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin H. Haile (1846-1915) — of Montgomery Center, Montgomery, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Montgomery, Franklin County, Vt., December 26, 1846. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Montgomery, 1888. Died in 1915 (age about 68 years). Interment at Montgomery Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathan Haile and Mary Ann (Tarbell) Haile; married 1880 to Hattie H. Richardson (1857-1934).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Greenwood Cemetery
    St. Albans, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Frank Lester Greene (1870-1930) — also known as Frank L. Greene — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., February 10, 1870. Republican. General in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; newspaper editor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1904 (alternate), 1908; U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1912-23; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1923-30; died in office 1930; on February 15, 1924, while walking on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., he was shot in the head by a prohibition agent chasing bootleggers. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; United Spanish War Veterans; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Grange; Rotary. Died in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., December 17, 1930 (age 60 years, 310 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lester Bruce Greene and Mary Elizabeth (Hoadley) Greene; married, February 20, 1895, to Jessie Emma Richardson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Gregory Smith (1818-1891) — also known as J. Gregory Smith — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., July 22, 1818. Governor of Vermont, 1863-65. Died in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., November 6, 1891 (age 73 years, 107 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Edward Curtis Smith (1854-1925).
      Lawrence Brainerd (1794-1870) — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., March 16, 1794. Republican. U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1854-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1856; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1856. Died in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., May 9, 1870 (age 76 years, 54 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Miranda Aldis Brainerd (1841-1909; who married Farrand Stewart Stranahan (1842-1904)).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Worthington Curtis Smith (1823-1894) — also known as Worthington C. Smith — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., April 23, 1823. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1864; member of Vermont state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Vermont 3rd District, 1867-73. Died in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., January 2, 1894 (age 70 years, 254 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Smith (1789-1858).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Augustus Young (1784-1857) — of Vermont. Born in Vermont, 1784. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Vermont 4th District, 1841-43. Died in 1857 (age about 73 years). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Smith (1789-1858) — of Vermont. Born in Barre, Worcester County, Mass., August 12, 1789. Democrat. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1827; U.S. Representative from Vermont 4th District, 1839-41. Died November 26, 1858 (age 69 years, 106 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Worthington Curtis Smith (1823-1894).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Bradley Barlow Bradley Barlow (1814-1889) — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt., May 12, 1814. Republican. Delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1843, 1850, 1857; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1845, 1850-52, 1864-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1864; member of Vermont state senate, 1866-68; U.S. Representative from Vermont 3rd District, 1879-81. Died in Denver, Colo., November 6, 1889 (age 75 years, 178 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)
      Farrand Stewart Stranahan (1842-1904) — also known as F. Stewart Stranahan — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 3, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Vermont state house of representatives from St. Albans, 1884; member of Vermont state senate from Franklin County, 1888; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1892-94. Congregationalist. Died July 13, 1904 (age 62 years, 161 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Miranda Aldis Brainerd (1841-1909; daughter of Lawrence Brainerd (1794-1870)).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Holy Cross Cemetery
    St. Albans, Franklin County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Vern Ashline (1897-1946) — also known as Edward Ashline — of Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt.; Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H.; St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Richmond, Chittenden County, Vt., December 8, 1897. Democrat. Managed Texaco filling stations; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1928. Died, from coronary sclerosis, in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., August 9, 1946 (age 48 years, 244 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cornelius Ashline and Mary (La Roche) Ashline; married, June 21, 1920, to Gladys Laforce (1899-1970).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cemetery
    St. Albans, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Swift (1781-1847) — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in New York, 1781. Whig. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1813; U.S. Representative from Vermont 4th District, 1827-31; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1833-39; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1844. Died in 1847 (age about 66 years). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Albans Bay Cemetery
    St. Albans, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Elbert Sidney Brigham (1877-1962) — also known as Elbert S. Brigham — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., October 19, 1877. Republican. Banker; insurance executive; Vermont commissioner of agriculture, 1913-24; U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1925-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Congregationalist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Grange; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Rotary. Died in St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt., July 5, 1962 (age 84 years, 259 days). Interment at St. Albans Bay Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sanford Josiah Brigham and Sarah Jane (Bronson) Brigham; married, October 2, 1906, to Anna Hazen.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Sheldon Cemetery
    Sheldon, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Consuelo Northrop Bailey (1899-1976) — also known as Consuelo N. Bailey; Consuelo Bentina Northrop — of South Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt. Born in Fairfield, Franklin County, Vt., October 10, 1899. Republican. Lawyer; Chittenden County State's Attorney, 1927-30; member of Vermont state senate, 1931-33; member of Republican National Committee from Vermont, 1936-76; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1944; member, Platform Committee, 1944; member, Arrangements Committee, 1948; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1951-53; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1955-57; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1956, 1972. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Beta Pi; Zonta; Grange. Died in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., September 9, 1976 (age 76 years, 335 days). Interment at Sheldon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Peter Bent Brigham Northrop (1856-1922) and Katherine M. (Fletcher) Northrop (1870-1938); married 1940 to Henry Albon Bailey, Jr. (1893-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Fish Draper (1826-1892) — also known as John F. Draper — of Sheldon, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Sheldon, Franklin County, Vt., December 3, 1826. Republican. Farmer; deputy sheriff; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Sheldon, 1864-65, 1872-74; member of Vermont state senate from Franklin County, 1886. Died in 1892 (age about 65 years). Interment at Sheldon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alanson Draper (1800-1875) and Phebe (Fish) Draper (1800-1884); married to Asenath R. Randal (1827-1885) and Susan E. Lasell (1840-1919).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Church Street Cemetery
    Swanton, Franklin County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      James Fisk (1763-1844) — of Barre, Washington County, Vt.; Swanton, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Greenwich (now part of Quabbin Reservoir), Hampshire County, Mass., October 4, 1763. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1785; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1800; U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1805-09, 1811-15 (3rd District 1805-09, 1811-13, at-large 1813-15); justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1815-16; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1817-19. Died in Swanton, Franklin County, Vt., November 17, 1844 (age 81 years, 44 days). Interment at Church Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Parma West Stevens (who married David Olmsted (1822-1861)).
      Political family: Olmsted-Fisk-Stevens family of Vermont and Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverside Cemetery
    Swanton, Franklin County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Henry W. Hill Henry Wayland Hill (1853-1929) — also known as Henry W. Hill — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Isle La Motte, Grand Isle County, Vt., November 13, 1853. School principal; lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 31st District, 1894; member of New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1896-1900; member of New York state senate, 1901-10 (47th District 1901-06, 48th District 1907-10). Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died December 6, 1929 (age 76 years, 23 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dyer Hill (1809?-?) and Martha P. Hill; married, August 11, 1880, to Harriet Augusta Smith (1858-1939).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: New York Red Book 1907


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