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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Windham County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Brattleboro Unknown location
  • Brattleboro Meeting House Hill Cemetery
  • Brattleboro Morningside Cemetery
  • Brattleboro Prospect Hill Cemetery
  • Brookline Riverside Cemetery
  • Dummerston Unknown location
  • Grafton Grafton Village Cemetery
  • Guilford Carpenter Cemetery
  • Guilford Old Cemetery
  • Halifax Wicks Cemetery
  • Putney Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Putney Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  • Bellows Falls, Rockingham Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Townshend Oakwood Cemetery
  • Westminster Old Westminster Cemetery
  • Westminster Westminster New Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Henry (1742-1816) — of Vermont. Born in Colrain, Franklin County, Mass., May 12, 1742. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Vermont state legislature, 1781-82, 1789-1801; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1791-93. Presbyterian. Died in Halifax, Windham County, Vt., May 10, 1816 (age 73 years, 364 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of John Vernon Henry (1767-1829).
      Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Unknown Location
    Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Jonathan Hunt (1787-1832) — of Vermont. Born in Vernon, Windham County, Vt., August 12, 1787. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1811, 1816-17, 1824; U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1827-32; died in office 1832. Died in Washington, D.C., May 15, 1832 (age 44 years, 277 days). Interment somewhere; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Meeting House Hill Cemetery
    Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Herbert Goodell Barber (1870-1947) — also known as Herbert G. Barber — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Wardsboro, Windham County, Vt., August 14, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; Windham County State's Attorney, 1898-1900; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1908-10, 1935-37; member of Vermont Republican State Committee, 1910-14; member of Vermont state senate, 1912-14; Vermont state attorney general, 1915-19. Universalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died October 5, 1947 (age 77 years, 52 days). Interment at Meeting House Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Miller Barber and Lydia E. (Barnard) Barber; married, October 20, 1909, to Florence H. Whittier.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Morningside Cemetery
    Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Ernest Willard Gibson (1872-1940) — also known as Ernest W. Gibson — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Londonderry, Windham County, Vt., December 29, 1872. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1906; member of Vermont state senate, 1908; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1912; Progressive candidate for Vermont state attorney general, 1914; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Vermont secretary of civil and military affairs, 1922-23; appointed 1922; U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1923-33 (2nd District 1923-33, at-large 1933); U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1933-40; died in office 1940. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Woodmen; Redmen. Died June 20, 1940 (age 67 years, 174 days). Interment at Morningside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Ernest William Gibson (1901-1969).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Ernest William Gibson (1901-1969) — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., March 6, 1901. Republican. School teacher; athletic coach; mathematician; lawyer; Windham County State's Attorney, 1929-32; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1940-41; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; Governor of Vermont, 1947-50; U.S. District Judge for Vermont, 1950-69. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Eagles; Phi Delta Phi; Theta Chi. Died in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., November 4, 1969 (age 68 years, 243 days). Interment at Morningside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ernest Willard Gibson (1872-1940) and Fullerton (Hadley) Gibson; married, October 9, 1926, to Dorothy P. Switzer.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Harrie Brigham Chase (1889-1969) — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Whitingham, Windham County, Vt., August 9, 1889. Lawyer; superior court judge in Vermont, 1919-27; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1927-29; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1929-54. Universalist. Member, American Bar Association; Chi Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died November 17, 1969 (age 80 years, 100 days). Interment at Morningside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Sumner Chase (1855-?) and Carrie Emily (Brigham) Chase; married, March 7, 1912, to Mina Annis Gilman.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Harold W. Mason Harold Whitney Mason (1895-1944) — also known as Harold W. Mason — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 21, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; boot and shoe business; vice-president, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital; director for power companies, insurance companies, the Central Vermont Railway, and the Estey Organ Co.; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1932; Convention Secretary, 1940, 1944; secretary, Arrangements Committee, secretary, 1940; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1932; delegate to Vermont convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; member of Republican National Committee from Vermont, 1936-44; Secretary of Republican National Committee, 1937-44. Member, American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars; Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Union League; Sigma Nu. Died, from a heart attack, in his room at the Savoy-Plaza Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 3, 1944 (age 49 years, 196 days). Interment at Morningside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Lysander Mason (1858-1915) and Margaret Etta (Matthews) Mason (1859-1916); married, March 17, 1918, to Evelyn Hawley Dunham (1895-1930).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Official Report of the 22nd Republican National Convention (1940)


    Prospect Hill Cemetery
    Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875) — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., February 10, 1791. Lawyer; secretary to Gov. Cornelius P. Van Ness, 1823-26, and Gov. Ezra Butler, 1826-28; U.S. Attorney for Vermont, 1829-41; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1833, 1840; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1843; Democratic candidate for Governor of Vermont, 1843, 1844, 1845; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1845-50; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1864; member of Vermont state senate, 1865-66. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., May 10, 1875 (age 84 years, 89 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Kellogg (1752-1826) and Mary or Mercy (Eastman) Kellogg (1754-1823); married, May 23, 1820, to Jane McAfee (1793-1827); married, February 2, 1830, to Merab Ann Bradley (1806-1845; daughter of William Czar Bradley; granddaughter of Stephen Row Bradley and Mark Richards); married, June 30, 1847, to Miranda Metcalf Aldis (1803-1885); father of George Bradley Kellogg and Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918); first cousin twice removed of Edward Stanley Kellogg; second cousin of Luther Walter Badger; second cousin once removed of John Allen and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin of John William Allen, Albert Gallatin Kellogg and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); third cousin once removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Jason Kellogg, Eli Elmer, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill and Stephen Wright Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821), Harvey Gridley Eastman, George Eastman, Clement Phineas Kellogg and Franklin Warren Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Dwight Palmer Griswold; fourth cousin of Amaziah Brainard, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, John Russell Kellogg (1793-1868), Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, John Calhoun Lewis, George Smith Catlin, Ira Allen Eastman, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill and Henry Gould Lewis; fourth cousin once removed of Elijah Boardman, William Bostwick, Daniel Warner Bostwick, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878), Anthony Colby, Chester William Chapin, Graham Hurd Chapin, Anson Levi Holcomb, Orlando Kellogg, Benjamin C. Eastman, Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, William Dean Kellogg, James Rood Doolittle, Russell Sage, Charles H. Eastman, Joseph H. Elmer, Leveret Brainard, William Chapman Williston, William Pitt Kellogg, Arthur Tappan Kellogg, George Frederick Stone, Selah Merrill, Robert Cleveland Usher and Allen Jacob Holcomb.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Kittredge Haskins (1836-1916) — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Dover, Windham County, Vt., April 8, 1836. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Vermont Republican State Committee, 1869-72; Windham County State's Attorney, 1870-72; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1872-74, 1896-1900; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1898-1900; U.S. Attorney for Vermont, 1880-87; member of Vermont state senate, 1892-94; U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1901-09; municipal judge in Vermont, 1910; postmaster at Brattleboro, Vt., 1911-15. Died in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., August 7, 1916 (age 80 years, 121 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Asaph Haskins (1790-1854) and Amelia (Ward) Haskins (1799-1875); married, July 1, 1860, to Esther Maria Childs (1843-1912); married, September 12, 1912, to Maud Arvilla Elmore (1876-1922).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Elliott (1775-1839) — of Guilford, Windham County, Vt.; Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt.; Newfane, Windham County, Vt. Born in Gloucester, Essex County, Mass., August 18, 1775. Author; poet; lawyer; postmaster at Brattleboro, Vt., 1801-03; U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1803-09; newspaper publisher; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Windham County Clerk of Court, 1817-35; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1818-19, 1837-38; Windham County State's Attorney, 1837-39. Died in Newfane, Windham County, Vt., November 10, 1839 (age 64 years, 84 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Manning Tyler (1835-1926) — also known as James M. Tyler — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Vermont, 1835. Republican. U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1879-83; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1889. Died in 1926 (age about 91 years). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jacob Estey (1814-1890) — of Vermont. Born in Hinsdale, Cheshire County, N.H., September 30, 1814. Republican. Organ manufacturer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1869-70; member of Vermont state senate, 1872; candidate for Governor of Vermont, 1876; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1876. Died in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., April 15, 1890 (age 75 years, 197 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Estey and Patty Forbes Estey; married 1837 to Desdemona Wood; father-in-law of Levi Knight Fuller (1841-1896).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Franklin H. Fessenden (1812-1863) — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in 1812. Whig. Postmaster at Brattleboro, Vt., 1842-45, 1849-53. Died January 2, 1863 (age about 50 years). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ranslure Weld Clarke (1816-1899) — also known as Ranslure W. Clarke — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Williamstown, Berkshire County, Mass., January 27, 1816. Republican. School principal; lawyer; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1868; postmaster at Brattleboro, Vt., 1869-77. Died in Hornellsville (now Hornell), Steuben County, N.Y., January 15, 1899 (age 82 years, 353 days). Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elam Clarke and Cynthia (Lewis) Clarke; married to Lucy Chandler Wilder (1826-1864) and Susan O. Wilder (1835-1886).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Riverside Cemetery
    Brookline, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles P. Stickney (1840-1922) — of Athens, Windham County, Vt. Born in Athens, Windham County, Vt., 1840. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1880. Died in 1922 (age about 82 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Dummerston, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Ellsworth Bunker (1894-1984) — also known as "The Refrigerator"; "The Sly Fox" — of New York; Dummerston, Windham County, Vt. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., May 11, 1894. Director and officer, National Sugar Refining Company; director, American-Hawaiian Steamship Company; U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, 1951-52; Italy, 1952-53; India, 1956-61; Nepal, 1956-59; , 1966-67, 1973-78; Vietnam, 1967-73. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Recipient of two Presidential Medals of Freedom, in 1963 and in 1967. Died, in Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., September 27, 1984 (age 90 years, 139 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of George R. Bunker and Jean Polhemus (Cobb) Bunker; married, April 24, 1920, to Harriet Allen Butler (died 1964); married, January 3, 1967, to Caroline Clendening Laise (1917-?).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Books about Ellsworth Bunker: Howard B. Schaffer, Ellsworth Bunker : Global Troubleshooter, Vietnam Hawk


    Grafton Village Cemetery
    Grafton, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      John Barrett (1866-1938) — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Grafton, Windham County, Vt.; Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Grafton, Windham County, Vt., November 28, 1866. Newspaper correspondent; newspaper editor; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1894-98; Argentina, 1903-04; Panama, 1904-05; Colombia, 1905-06; U.S. Consul General in Bangkok, as of 1894-98; director general, Pan American Union, 1907-20. Died, of bronchial pneumonia, in a hospital at Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Windham County, Vt., October 17, 1938 (age 71 years, 323 days). Interment at Grafton Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Barrett (1836?-?) and Caroline (Sanford) Barrett; married 1934 to Mary (Tanner) Cady (died 1937).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Barrett Pettengill (1886-1974) — also known as Samuel B. Pettengill — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., January 19, 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1931-39 (13th District 1931-33, 3rd District 1933-39). Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association. Died in Springfield, Windsor County, Vt., March 20, 1974 (age 88 years, 60 days). Interment at Grafton Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel B. Pettengill and Sue (Clagett) Pettengill; married, June 1, 1912, to Josephine Harrison; nephew of William Horace Clagett (1838-1901).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Carpenter Cemetery
    Guilford, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Carpenter (1726-1804) — of Guilford, Windham County, Vt. Born in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Mass., May 17, 1726. Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1779-81. Died in Guilford, Windham County, Vt., May 29, 1804 (age 78 years, 12 days). Interment at Carpenter Cemetery.


    Old Cemetery
    Cemetery Hill Road
    Guilford, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Samuel Shepardson (1757-1813) — of Guilford, Windham County, Vt. Born in Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass., February 10, 1757. Member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1803-08; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1808. Died, from spotted fever, in Guilford, Windham County, Vt., February 28, 1813 (age 56 years, 18 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Shepardson (1727?-1802); married to Anna Barney.


    Wicks Cemetery
    Halifax, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Roger Lea MacBride (1929-1995) — also known as Roger MacBride — Born in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., August 6, 1929. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1962; candidate in Republican primary for Governor of Vermont, 1964; Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1972; Libertarian candidate for President of the United States, 1976. Heir to the estate of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of Little House on the Prairie. Died in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Fla., March 5, 1995 (age 65 years, 211 days). Interment at Wicks Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Burt MacBride (1893-1984) and Elise Fairfax (Lea) MacBride (1900-1990).
      Epitaph: "The only force that can ever defend freedom is an individual."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Putney, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      John Noyes (1764-1841) — of Vermont. Born in Atkinson, Rockingham County, N.H., April 2, 1764. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1804; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1808-10, 1812; U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1815-17. Died near Putney, Windham County, Vt., October 26, 1841 (age 77 years, 207 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Phineas White (1770-1847) — of Vermont. Born in Massachusetts, 1770. Democrat. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Vermont 2nd District, 1821-23. Died in 1847 (age about 77 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    Putney, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
    George D. Aiken George David Aiken (1892-1984) — also known as George D. Aiken — of Putney, Windham County, Vt. Born in Dummerston, Windham County, Vt., August 20, 1892. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1931-35; Speaker of the Vermont State House of Representatives, 1933-35; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1935-37; Governor of Vermont, 1937-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1940 (member, Credentials Committee); U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1941-75. Protestant. Member, Farm Bureau; Grange; Odd Fellows. Died, following a cerebral vascular accident (stroke), in the Heaton House nursing home, Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., November 19, 1984 (age 92 years, 91 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Webster Aiken (1860-1943) and Myra (Cook) Aiken; married, December 7, 1914, to Beatrice May Howard (1894-1966); married, June 30, 1967, to Lola Pierotti.
      Cross-reference: Samuel H. Blackmer
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      Books about George D. Aiken: Michael Sherman, The Political Legacy of George D. Aiken : Wise Old Owl of the U.S. Senate
      Image source: University of Vermont


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Windham County, Vermont
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Herbert Babbitt (1859-1931) — also known as Fred H. Babbitt — of Bellows Falls, Rockingham, Windham County, Vt. Born in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., November 23, 1859. Republican. Paper manufacturer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Rockingham, 1910; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1916. Universalist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1931 (age about 71 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Marion Barney Babbitt (1883-1978) — of Rockingham, Windham County, Vt. Born in 1883. Republican. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1924. Died in 1978 (age about 95 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oakwood Cemetery
    Townshend, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Waitstill Randolph Ranney (1791-1853) — also known as Waitstill R. Ranney — of Townshend, Windham County, Vt. Born in Chester, Windsor County, Vt., May 23, 1791. Physician; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1828; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1833; member of Vermont state senate, 1836-38; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1841-43. Died in Townshend, Windham County, Vt., August 23, 1853 (age 62 years, 92 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Westminster Cemetery
    Westminster, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
    Stephen R. Bradley Stephen Row Bradley (1754-1830) — also known as Stephen R. Bradley — of Westminster, Windham County, Vt. Born in Wallingford (part now in Cheshire), New Haven County, Conn., February 20, 1754. Democrat. Colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; lawyer; county judge in Vermont, 1783; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1785; justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1788; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1791-95, 1801-13. Died in Walpole, Cheshire County, N.H., December 9, 1830 (age 76 years, 292 days). Interment at Old Westminster Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Moses Bradley and Mary (Row) Bradley; married, May 16, 1780, to Merab Atwater (1757-1785); married to Thankful Taylor and Belinda Willard; father of William Czar Bradley; grandfather of Merab Ann Bradley (1806-1845; who married Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875)); great-grandfather of Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)
    William C. Bradley William Czar Bradley (1782-1867) — also known as William C. Bradley — of Westminster, Windham County, Vt. Born in Westminster, Windham County, Vt., March 23, 1782. Lawyer; Windham County State's Attorney, 1804-11; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1806-07, 1819, 1850; member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1812; U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1813-15, 1823-27 (at-large 1813-15, 2nd District 1823-25, 1st District 1825-27); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1840; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1856. Died in Westminster, Windham County, Vt., March 3, 1867 (age 84 years, 345 days). Interment at Old Westminster Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Row Bradley and Merab (Atwater) Bradley (1757-1785); married 1802 to Sarah Richards (1783-1866; daughter of Mark Richards); father of Merab Ann Bradley (1806-1845; who married Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875)); grandfather of Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Men of Vermont (1894)
      Mark Richards (1760-1844) — of Westminster, Windham County, Vt. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., July 15, 1760. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1812; member of Vermont state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1817-21 (at-large 1817-19, 2nd District 1819-21); Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1830-31. Died in Westminster, Windham County, Vt., August 10, 1844 (age 84 years, 26 days). Entombed at Old Westminster Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Abijah Richards and Huldah (Hopkins) Richards; married, July 18, 1782, to Ann Ruggles (1751-1841); father of Sarah Richards (1783-1866; who married William Czar Bradley); grandfather of Merab Ann Bradley (1806-1845; who married Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875)); great-grandfather of Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918) — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Saxtons River, Rockingham, Windham County, Vt., April 8, 1835. Republican. Postmaster at Brattleboro, Vt., 1862-69. Died, from chronic endocarditis, in Westminster, Windham County, Vt., October 7, 1918 (age 83 years, 182 days). Interment at Old Westminster Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Kellogg and Merab Ann (Bradley) Kellogg (1806-1845); half-brother of George Bradley Kellogg; married, May 2, 1861, to Margaret White May (1833-1892); grandson of William Czar Bradley; great-grandson of Stephen Row Bradley and Mark Richards; second cousin once removed of Luther Walter Badger and Edward Stanley Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of John Allen and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; second cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin once removed of John William Allen, Albert Gallatin Kellogg and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); third cousin twice removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Jason Kellogg, Eli Elmer, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill and Timothy Merrill; third cousin thrice removed of Daniel Chapin; fourth cousin of Stephen Wright Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Amaziah Brainard, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Elmer, John Russell Kellogg (1793-1868), Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, John Calhoun Lewis, George Smith Catlin, Ira Allen Eastman, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill, Henry Gould Lewis, Harvey Gridley Eastman, George Eastman, Clement Phineas Kellogg and Franklin Warren Kellogg.
      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


    Westminster New Cemetery
    Westminster, Windham County, Vermont
    Politicians buried here:
      Brigham Thomas Phelps (1841-1914) — also known as Brigham T. Phelps — of Westminster, Windham County, Vt. Born in Houghtonville, Grafton, Windham County, Vt., May 4, 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; deputy sheriff; farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Westminster, 1888. Died, from myocarditis, in Westminster, Windham County, Vt., November 6, 1914 (age 73 years, 186 days). Interment at Westminster New Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Phelps (1814-1884) and Judith (Brigham) Phelps (1818-1902); married 1874 to Anna Olive Holton (1852-1925).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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