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Conant St. Cemetery

Transcribed by Wendy L. Callahan
June, 2004

I have done my best to accurately transcribe the stones found in the Conant Street Cemetery, however I did not have the benefit of a partner to double-check my research.

If you find errors, please inform me at so I may make the necessary corrections.

This information is sorted as the stones were aligned in rows (although, of course, not always perfect rows).

 

First Row

Eunice W. wife of Warren Hunt, of Randolph, Mass., born November 4, 1801, died ? - BROKEN

James O. Waterman, died July 29, 1834, aged 38 yrs., 5 mo., 14 days

Ichabod Waterman, born August 12, 1767, died August 30, 1859 AND Parthenia, his wife, born November 14, 1766, died November 23, 1843

Next stone illegible

Next stone broken

Next stone illegible

Nancy W. wife of John W. Clark, born 1812, died February 12, 1837

Oliver Conant, died June 13, 1862, aged 86 yrs., 7 mo.

In Memory of Polly, wife of Oliver Conant, who died July 19, 1836, Æt 57

In Memory of Mr. Zenas Conant, died June 6, 1829, Æt 78

Betsey, wife of Zenas Conant, died May 4, 1821, Æt 67

Erected to the memory of Susana (? - BROKEN) widow of the late Willard Wood, who died July 8, 1844 (unsure of date due to break in stone), aged 73 years

Erected to the memory of Willard Wood, who died August 31, 1815, Æt 66 years

Eunice H., wife of Christopher D. Copeland, died July 12, 1831, Æt 27

Mrs. Lydia, widow of Capt. Simeon Wood, died February 3, 1832, in her 78 year

In memory of John Conant, he died May 4, 1845, aged 95 years

In memory of Deborah, wife of John Conant, she died November 7, 1844, aged 92 years

Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Deborah Leonard, who died January 27, 1839, aged 49 years

Hitty, wife of Dea. Cornelius Holmes, born March 23, 1780, died June 26, 1864

Erected to the memory of Dea. Cornelius Holmes, he died November 3, 1850, aged 69 years

 

Second Row

Lizzie O. Waterman, died September 4, 1873, aged 51 yrs, 9 mo., 8 days

Betsey Waterman, died September 9, 1876, aged 84 yrs, 50 mos., 15 days

Twin infant sons of George (? - this part illegible - could be Holmes), born on April 18, 1851, died April 21, 1851, aged 3 days

Betsey, wife of Levi Leach, born October 7, 1779, died September 29, 1817

Levi Leach, born January 2, 1775, died August 28, 1861

Eliza, wife of Ezra Edson, died April 7, 1871, aged 74 yrs, 3 mos, 21 days - BROKEN

In memory of Ephraim French Edson, son of Ezra & Eliza Edson, who died March 19, 1842, aged 20 years

In memory of Darius Wentworth, who died August 19, 1841, aged 37 years

Olive Pratt, wife of Darius Wentworth, March 11, 1808 to October 10, 1896

Theophilus Wentworth, died February 6, 1861, aged 87 years AND Betsey, his wife, died January 19, 1861, aged 81 years

Willard Wood, died April 2, 1887, aged 84 yrs, 9 mos, 14 ds

Anna W., wife of Willard Wood, died February 23, 1875, aged 70 yrs, 7 mos

Harriet, wife of Willard Wood & daughter of Zephaniah & Azubah Caswell, died September 16, 1843, aged 37 years & 15 days

James H., son of Willard & Harriet Wood, died March 3, 1831, Æ 2 yr, 7 mo, 2 ds

C. Bradford Holmes, 1840 to 1922

Marianna, wife of C. Bradford Holmes, 1836 to 1905

Sacred to the memory of Louisa, daughter of Seth & Hannah Conant, who died October 22, 1835, aged 21 years

Hannah, wife of Seth Conant, born September 27, 1781, died October 28, 1851, aged 70 years

Seth Conant, died November 27, 1873, aged 93 yrs, 4 mo

Betsey W. Cushing, wife of Seth Conant, died January 15, 1881, aged 88 yrs

 

Third Row

2 small markers

Rhoda H., wife of Eleazer Hill, died November 24, 1873, aged 67 yrs

Carrie Leach, daughter of Lewis & Cordelia E. Wentworth, died Nov. 27, 1881 Æ 15 yrs, 11 ms, 4 ds

Cordelia E., wife of Lewis Wentworth, died December 10, 1880, aged 54 ys, 7 ms, 16 ds

Lewis Wentworth, died April 20, 1895, aged 80 ys, 10 ms, 6 ds

Matilda B., wife of Lewis Wentworth, born September 27, 1811, died February 13, 1850

Mary N., daughter of Lewis & Matilda B. Wentworth, died March 1, 1841, Æ 2 months, 3 ds

Ezra Conant died February 2, 1840, aged 89 years

Mary, wife of Ezra Conant, died December 5, 1835, aged 83 years

George Myron, son of George W. & Melinda S. Holmes, died March 19, 1838, aged 14 months

Melinda S., wife of Dea. Geo. W. Holmes, died January 14, 1856, aged 40 years, 3 months

Dea. George W. Holmes, died December 11, 1872, aged 61 yrs, 19 ds

Eliza K., wife of George W. Holmes, died September 8, 1880, aged 67 yrs, 11 mos

Martha Louisa, daughter of Cornelius 3d & Hepzibah Holmes, died June 9, 1839, aged 9 mos & 25 days

Hepzibah, wife of Cornelius Holmes, born October 16, 1808, died January 24, 1895

Cornelius Holmes, born June 20, 1807, died January 29, 1899

ILLEGIBLE - perhaps top line is name "Gaius"

Julia A., daughter of Gaius & Julia A. Holmes, born April 3, 1853, died May 12, 1853

Julia A., wife of Gaius Holmes, 1822 to 1899

Gaius Holmes, 1816 to 1905

Lorenzo Holmes, died June 19, 1895, aged 52 yrs, 7 ds

Ellen C., wife of Lorenzo Holmes, died December 22, 1873, aged 27 yrs, 4 ms, 19 ds

 

Fourth Row

Caroline M. Hayward, 1839 to 1884 AND Beza Hayward, 1818 to 1885

Small marker with initials S. C.

Small marker with initials J. C.

Nathan Robbins, born May 5, 1785, died January 3, 1878 AND Abigail A. Robbins, born August 21, 1794, died November 29, 1877

Small marker

Ellen M. Holmes, born July 6, 1843, entered into rest December 28, 1875

Bethia Ames Holmes, 1825 to 1902

Hannah W., wife of Alonzo P. Benson, died January 10, 1876, aged 55 yrs, 1 mo, 15 ds

Alonzo P. Benson, died March 8, 1869, Æ 53 yrs, 10 mo, 14 days - BROKEN - behind it is a small marker with his initials (A. P. B.)

Sarah J. Ford, born March 30, 1852, died June 8, 1887

Alvin Conant, Co. E. 38th Reg. M.V., died at Bridgewater, aged 23

Small marker with initials E. C.

Small marker

Seth W. Conant, member Co. D. 5th Reg., was killed at Petersburg, July 10, 1864, Æ 42 AND Lucius Conant, member of the same, was killed at Spotsylvania, May 12, 1864, Æ 16

Dana died July 5, 1860 Æ 6 ms & 25 ds AND Embert F. died August 26, 1861 Æ 2 ms - children of S. W. Conant

 

Fifth Row

Baby Girl Young, 1912 - 4 days old

Matilda (Bennett-Crandall) Beers, 1857 to 1924, mother of Matilda Young

Young, Matilda (Crandall), 1882 to 1932 AND Young, Frank, 1867 to 1948

Small marker with initials G. M. H.

2 small markers

Fremont J. Turner, 1850 to 1915

Mary A. Turner, his wife, 1847 to 1944

Mildred "Milly" F. Turner, born August 15, 1880, died July 10, 1885

Myra H. Turner, 1882 to 1926

William T. Turner, 1807 to 1873, buried Mt. Prospect Cemetery AND Martha W. Turner, 1828 to 1908

Josephine Turner, 1852 to 1915

Alice B. Turner, 1877 to 1947

Ezra Holmes, 1845 to 1914 AND his wife, Ellen M. Holmes, 1848 to 1928

 

Sixth Row

Mother - Elizabeth C. Canfield

John W. Canfield, U.S. Navy

Mary E., wife of William Holmes, 1847 to 1910

William Holmes, 1843 to 1920

Albert C. Holmes, 1878 to 1957

Elvira L. Blydenburg, April 6, 1813 to March 15, 1900

William Bradford Holmes, 1883 to 1961

Lucy Holmes, wife of William Bradford, 1886 to 1964

Harold W. Holmes, 1907 to 1989 AND his wife, Rita M., 1913 to 1992

Russell B. Holmes, 1908 to 1993 AND his wife, Edith N., 1909 to 2003

William B. Holmes, 1872 to 1947 AND his wife, Daisy N., 1879 to 1959

 

Seventh Row

Ella Bertelsen Holmes, 1913 to 1977 AND wife of Roger Bradford Holmes, 1910 to 1988 AND Alice S. Holmes, 1914 to (not yet deceased)

Muriel Entress Holmes, 1923 to 2002 AND wife of Malcolm Pratt Holmes, 1919 to (not yet deceased)





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