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Orleans County
Vermont

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Orleans County

Index to Locations

  • Barton Welcome O. Brown Cemetery
  • North Craftsbury, Craftsbury North Craftsbury Cemetery
  • Derby Center, Derby Derby Center Cemetery
  • Derby Line, Derby Derby Line Cemetery
  • Glover Westlook Cemetery
  • Greensboro Lincoln-Noyes Cemetery
  • Newport East Main Street Cemetery
  • Newport Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Westmore Lakeview Cemetery


    Welcome O. Brown Cemetery
    Barton, Orleans County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Lee Earl Emerson (1898-1976) — also known as Lee E. Emerson — of Vermont. Born in Hardwick, Caledonia County, Vt., December 19, 1898. Republican. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1939-42; member of Vermont state senate, 1943-44; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1945-49; Governor of Vermont, 1951-55; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1958; candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1960. Died in Berlin, Washington County, Vt., May 21, 1976 (age 77 years, 154 days). Interment at Welcome O. Brown Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, August 4, 1927, to Dorcas Minnie Ball (1908-2001).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    North Craftsbury Cemetery
    North Craftsbury, Craftsbury, Orleans County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Chandler Crafts (1768-1853) — also known as Samuel C. Crafts — of Craftsbury, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Woodstock, Windham County, Conn., October 6, 1768. Whig. U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1817-25 (at-large 1817-19, 5th District 1819-25); Governor of Vermont, 1828-31; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1840; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1842-43. Died in Craftsbury, Orleans County, Vt., November 19, 1853 (age 85 years, 44 days). Interment at North Craftsbury Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Derby Center Cemetery
    Derby Center, Derby, Orleans County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      David M. Camp (1788-1871) — of Derby, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Tunbridge, Orange County, Vt., April 21, 1788. Whig. Lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1836-41. Died in Derby, Orleans County, Vt., February 20, 1871 (age 82 years, 305 days). Interment at Derby Center Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Derby Line Cemetery
    Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      John Gilman Foster (1859-1931) — also known as John G. Foster — of Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt., March 9, 1859. Lawyer; banker; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1892-94; U.S. Consul General in Halifax, 1897-1903; Ottawa, 1903-27. Died in Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla., January 6, 1931 (age 71 years, 303 days). Interment at Derby Line Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Austin Theophilus Foster (1822-1900) and Sara Hurd (Gilman) Foster (1830-1910); married, June 9, 1886, to Clara Merriman (1860-1932).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Austin Theophilus Foster (1822-1900) — also known as Austin T. Foster — of Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt. Born in East Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., September 20, 1822. Republican. Merchant; boot and shoe manufacturer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Derby, 1862-63; U.S. Consular Agent in Stanstead, as of 1884; member of Vermont state senate from Orleans County, 1886. Universalist. Died in Derby Line, Derby, Orleans County, Vt., 1900 (age about 77 years). Interment at Derby Line Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Foster (1772-1850) and Mary (King) Foster (1782-1857); married 1848 to Aurelia Way (1821-1850); married 1853 to Sara Hurd Gilman (1830-1910); father of John Gilman Foster (1859-1931).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Westlook Cemetery
    Glover, Orleans County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Erland Gjessing (1869-1954) — of New York. Born in Schleswig, Germany, March 16, 1869. Naturalized U.S. citizen; bookkeeper; stenographer; interpreter; U.S. Vice Consul in Copenhagen, 1918-38. Danish ancestry. Died in Glover, Orleans County, Vt., October 28, 1954 (age 85 years, 226 days). Interment at Westlook Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jens George Gjessing and Freda (Laren) Gjessing.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lincoln-Noyes Cemetery
    Greensboro, Orleans County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Norwood Francis Allman (1893-1987) — also known as Norwood F. Allman — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La.; Union Hall, Franklin County, Va.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Port Charlotte, Charlotte County, Fla. Born in Union Hall, Franklin County, Va., July 24, 1893. Lawyer; interpreter; U.S. Vice Consul in Antung, 1917; Nanking, 1918; Tientsin, 1918-19; Tsinanfu, as of 1919-21; Shanghai, 1921; Chungking, 1921; U.S. Consul in Shanghai, 1922-24. Member, Rotary. Died in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., February 28, 1987 (age 93 years, 219 days). Interment at Lincoln-Noyes Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Isaac Allman and Nannie Kate (English) Allman; married 1920 to Mary Louise Hamilton (1884-1970); married to Dorothy Dennis (1919-2007).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    East Main Street Cemetery
    Newport, Orleans County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      George Herbert Prouty (1862-1918) — also known as George H. Prouty — of Newport, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., March 4, 1862. Republican. Lumber business; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1896-97; member of Vermont state senate, 1904; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1906-08; Governor of Vermont, 1908-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916. Congregationalist. Killed when the car in which he was riding was hit by a train, in dense fog, at a grade crossing near Waterville, Quebec, August 19, 1918 (age 56 years, 168 days). Interment at East Main Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Azro Prouty and Hannah Barker (Lamb) Prouty (1834-1865); brother of Charles Azro Prouty (1853-1921); married, December 1, 1890, to Henrietta 'Nettie' Allen (1865-1929); half-uncle of Winston Lewis Prouty; fourth cousin of Carlton Prouty.
      Political family: Prouty family of Newport, Vermont.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Azro Prouty (1853-1921) — also known as Charles A. Prouty — of Newport, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., October 9, 1853. Lawyer; Orleans County State's Attorney, 1882-86; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Newport, 1888; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1896; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1896-1914; Progressive candidate for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1914. Died, from chronic peritonitis and acute pyelonephritis, in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., July 8, 1921 (age 67 years, 272 days). Interment at East Main Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Azro Prouty (1826-1900) and Hannah Barker (Lamb) Prouty (1834-1865); brother of George Herbert Prouty; married, March 26, 1879, to Abbie D. Davis (born 1853); half-uncle of Winston Lewis Prouty; fourth cousin of Carlton Prouty.
      Political family: Prouty family of Newport, Vermont.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Tyler Bean (1851-1914) — also known as Charles T. Bean — of Newport, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Coventry, Orleans County, Vt., April 24, 1851. Republican. Deputy sheriff; railway conductor; real estate business; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Newport, 1910. Died, from heart disease, in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., November 15, 1914 (age 63 years, 205 days). Interment at East Main Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Silas Bean and Sophronia (Thrasher) Bean; married to Lillian A. Rowell (1852-1938).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Newport, Orleans County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Winston Lewis Prouty (1906-1971) — also known as Winston L. Prouty — of Newport, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Newport, Orleans County, Vt., September 1, 1906. Republican. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1941, 1945-47; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1947; U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1951-59; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1959-71; died in office 1971. Congregationalist. Died, of gastric cancer, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 10, 1971 (age 65 years, 9 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Willard Robert Prouty and Margaret (Lockhart) Prouty; married, August 26, 1939, to Frances (Hearle) Backus (1907-1960); half-nephew of Charles Azro Prouty and George Herbert Prouty (1862-1918); grandson of John Azro Prouty.
      Political family: Prouty family of Newport, Vermont.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Lakeview Cemetery
    Westmore, Orleans County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Horace Denison Beebe (1855-1941) — also known as H. D. Beebe — of Westmore, Orleans County, Vt. Born in Stanstead, Quebec, April 19, 1855. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Westmore, 1910. Congregationalist. Died May 23, 1941 (age 86 years, 34 days). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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