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Orange St. Cemetery

Transcribed by Wendy L. Callahan
June, 2004

I have done my best to accurately transcribe the stones found in the Orange 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).

 

Facing Orange Street (most of these are older markers)

 

First Row

Children of Philip H. & Lucy C. Wing: George H., born September 12, 1856, died July 16, 1857 AND John A., born December 8, 1851, died July 21, 1857

Annie S., daughter of Philip H. & Lucy C. Wing, died August 13, 1871, Æ 8 yrs, 6 mo, 21 ds

Philip H. Wing, 1825 to 1904 AND Lucy C. Ball, his wife, 1828 to 1897 (the children listed above are also listed on the side of this particular marker)

Solomon, son of Luther & Bethiah C. Hayward, died April 16, 1853, aged 18 yrs

Luther Hayward, died February 23, 1859 in his 57 year

Seth Hayward, died February 6, 1863, Æ 70 yrs, 11 mos & 11 ds

Silas Hayward, born July 25, 1788, died January 11, 1852

Betsey Hayward, died March 18, 18— (? - year is illegible - could be 1812 or 1872), Æ 72 yrs (age is also somewhat illegible)

Erected in Memory of Zeruiah (aka Zerviah), widow of Solomon Hayward, she died February 20, 1844 in her 84 year

In memory of Mr. Solomon Hayward, died October 24th, 1832 in his 79 year

Erected to the memory of Lieut. Nathaniel Pratt, died May 21, 1828, aged 74 years

Erected to the memory of Mrs. Betsey, widow of Lieut. Nathaniel Pratt, died July 4, 1828, aged 72 years

In memory of Elijah Pratt

——— (illegible) Wade, died February 2, 1858 (date also somewhat illegible)

Capt. Simeon Pratt, 1759 to 1848 AND Sarah, his wife, 1768 to 1847 AND Jabez Harden, 1796 to 1879 AND Sarah S., his wife, 1803 to 1846

Frances G. Nash, 1969 to 1969

George Pease, Jr., 1944 to 1945

John J. Atwood, Jr., 1969 to 1969

Frances H. Atwood, 1970 to 1970

 

Second Row

Elexis N., son of James & Patimer Keith, Jr. died September 16, 1857, Æ 9 yrs & 5 mos

James Keith, Co. D, 28 Reg. M.N.M., died April 29, 1877, Æ 32 yrs

Next stone pretty much illegible, but this is what I think it says: James Keith, Jr., born December 20, 1801, died April 22, 1851

Isam Leonard, died May 20, 1870, Æt 77 yrs, 6 mo

BROKEN

BROKEN in half, but can read: Capt. Jacob Leonard, died April 8, 1843, Æt 81

Capt. Jacob Leonard, a soldier of the Revolution, died April 12, 1841, Æt 84 AND William S. Leonard, son of Jacob & Mary Leonard, died at Windsor, NC, August 13, 1825, Æt 31

Sylvanus Pratt, born May 20, 1770, died January 11, 1833 AND Experience, his wife (BROKEN from here, obscuring further information)

Perez F. Andrews, 1813 to 1892 AND Betsey W. Andrews, 1832 to 1879 AND Elmer P. Andrews, 1850 to 1868 AND Susan L. Jacobs, 1876 to 1898 AND Edgar F. Andrews, 1847 to 1923 AND Cora I. Andrews, 1861 to 1937 AND Ralph G. Andrews, 1886 to 1919

 

Third Row

In memory of Azubah, wife of John Murdock, who died ——— (? - date illegible), 1841, aged — (illegible) years - BROKEN (Bridgewater VR 2:530 has d. 11-Oct-1841, a. 60, G.R.2., buried 21-Oct-1841, a. 67, C.R.2.)

Mary F., wife of Zephaniah Andrews and daughter of Thomas Johnson, Esq of Me, born September 4, 1822, died April 15, 1849 in her 27th year

In memory of Azubah S. A., wife of Zephaniah Andrews & daughter of John & Azubah Murdock, who died November 29, 1841, aged 37 years

In memory of Zephaniah Andrews, who died December 17, 1856, aged 56 years, 5 months

Lois E., daughter of Benjamin P. & Elizabeth C. Pope, died June 1, 1818 (illegible - possibly 1848), aged 8 mos (Bridgewater VR 2:541 has d. 11-Jun-1848)

Hannah T., wife of (remainder of stone is illegible - possibly wife of Benjamin Pope, died —— 21, 18—)

Elizabeth C., wife of Benjamin P. Pope, died April 1, 1855, aged 43 yrs

In memory of Mrs. Experience L. Pope, wife of Benjamin P. Pope, and daughter of Silvanus & Experience Pratt. She died June 10, 1837 in her 33d year

Benjamin P. Pope, died March 6, 1861 (? - date illegible - day and year could be different), aged 50 yrs (a second stone follows for the same person, which is broken & completely illegible) (Bridgewater VR transcribes the gravestone as giving Benjamin, d. 06-Mar-1849, a. 50. The second stone may be for Benjamin Pope, h. of Mary, d. 17-Mar-1846, a. 79 y. 10 m.)

BROKEN

Loesa A., daughter of Simeon & Louisa A. Jordan, died January 31, 1865, aged 16 yrs & 7 mos

 

Fourth Row

Edwin, son of Abner N. & Sarah Hayden, died February 24th, 1832, Æt 1 year, 4 mos & 8 days

Isaac K., son of Abner N. & Sarah Hayden, died October 25, 1837, aged 8 years, 8 mos & 22 days

A. M.

Aaron, son of Abner N. & Sarah Hayden, 1837 to 1879

BROKEN - one side has top piece, which says "Sarah". Not sure if the lower half matches - it says: Howe Keith, born November 13, 1800, died September 4, 1848. Was this Sarah, wife of Abner Hayden, possibly the daughter of Howe Keith?

Abner N., son of Abner Hayden, born October 17, 1800, died April 18, 1852

Small marker, no carving

Franklin A., son of Jacob & ——— (illegible) Keith, died March 27, 1846 (Son of Jacob and Abigail - Bridgewater VR 2:502)

In memory of ——— (illegible), wife of Jacob Keith, who died November 7, 1843 (Abigail P., d. 07-Nov-1845, a. 36 - Bridgewater VR 2:501)

Sacred to the memory of Jacob Keith, who died May 28, 1860, aged 56 yrs, 7 mos & 23 days

Alexis N., son of Jacob & ——— (illegible) Keith, died January 7, 1845, aged 11 yrs (Elixis, s. of Jacob and Abigail P., a. 12 - Bridgewater VR 2:502)

In memory of Mrs. Martha, wife of Howe Keith, who died May 4, 1846, Æt — (illegible but could be 34) (A. 74 - Bridgewater VR 2:505)

Howe Keith, died January 26, 1855, Æ 85 years, 11 mo & 25 days

Lucinda H., wife of George A. Bryant, died February 27, 1881, aged 76 yrs, 3 ms, 16 ds

George A. Bryant, died January 7, 1896, aged 91 yrs, 4 mo, 16 ds

Harrison, son of Henry W. & Clarinda L. Pratt, died October 9th, 1825, Æt 1 years

Lucius, son of Henry W. & Clarinda L. Pratt, died April 13, 1830, Æt 1 years & 2 days

Edwin Leonard, son of Henry W. & Clarinda L. Pratt, died September 9, 1834, Æt 3 years & 7 mos

Samuel Bradbury, born December 16, 1817, died October 23, 1894 AND Sarah S., his wife, born May 25, 1824, died April 4, 1864

Mable L., 1883 to 1967

Gaston W. Bradbury, 1857 to 1946 AND his wife, Ella L. Bush, 1849 to 1922 AND their daughter, Maud E. Bradbury, 1880 to 1881

Maud E., daughter of G. W. & E. L. Bradbury, died September — (illegible), 1881, aged 16 mos

Augustus, son of Mr. Asa & Mrs. Hannah Copeland, died February 18, 1832, Æt 16 mos & 16 days

 

Fifth Row

L. R.

Roger F., son of Mark & Bertha Chamberlain, died December 10, 1922, Æ 5 years, 9 mos, 5 dys

Mark Chamberlain, 1879 to 1936 AND Mark, Jr., 1903 to 1908 AND Roger F., 1917 to 1922 AND Richard, 1931 to 1931

Deborah, wife of Martin Howe, died April 23, 1868, Æ 55 yrs, 10 mo, 8 days

In memory of Ruth, widow of Azor Howe, she died March 26, 1845 in her — (illegible) year

In memory of Mr. Azor Howe, he died November 6, 1841 in his 77 year

Isaac F. Alden, 1826 to 1892 AND his wife, Mary Alden, 1826 to 1890 AND John F. Alden, 1852 to 1883 AND his wife, Abbie W. Alden, 1857 to 1879 AND Harry W., 1879 to 1943

Small markers, illegible

 

Sixth Row

Hubbard D. Benson, 1820 to 1886 AND Keziah L., 1824 to 1911 AND Nahum, 1845 to 1898 AND Celia M., 1854 to 1875 AND Hubbard C., 1858 to 1894 AND Clarence E. Caswell, 1858 to 1932 AND Cordelia M., his wife, 1861 to 1925 AND Gertie F. Ellis, 1882 to 1947 AND Mildred A. Plante, 1897 to 1975

Betsey, wife of Solomon Hayward, Esq, died April 11, 1851, in her 61 year

Solomon Hayward, born June 17, 1783, died ——— (date is underground)

William Andrews, 1792 to 1871 AND Polly W., his wife, 1797 to 1860 AND Calvin W. Andrews, 1821 to 1841 AND Myra A. Andrews, 1828 to 1905 AND Catherine F. Andrews Hallett, 1831 to 1922

Elijah F. Andrews, 1854 to 1929 AND Mary F. Alden, his wife, 1860 to 1931 AND John A., their son, 1888 to 1918, died in France, Co. H., 306 Inf.

Mathilda C. Johnson, October 24, 1858 to December 5, 1926 AND Hilda C., March 14, 1868 to September 23, 1913

Lilla Wing Rainey, 1885 to 1936

Percy M. Rainey, July 25, 1886 to March 9, 1955

Barbara L. Palleschi, 1933 to 1992

 

Seventh Row

Henry A. Washburn ——— (military information - illegible due to stone being BROKEN), died in P—— (town illegible), VA, July 30, 1864 (Place of death was probably Petersburg, VA, as the Battle of the Crater occurred on that date and many Massachusetts soldiers were captured or killed in that battle)

Clarissa, daughter of Seth & Sally Hayward, died September 4, 1884, aged 90 yrs & 6 mos

Willard Washburn, died April 23, 18— (year missing), aged 67 yrs (further info on age missing, as the edge of the stone is BROKEN)

Elvira, wife of Willard Washburn, died June 17, 1885, aged 83 yrs, 10 m's, 26 days

2 small markers

Clara M. Scott, 1852 to 1906

Susan R. Barber, January 6, 1849 to January 28, 1905

Father: Stephen Wing, died July 14, 1882, aged 96 yrs, 6 mos

Mother: Abigail, wife of Stephen Wing, died October 30, 1883, aged 88 yrs, 2 ms, 1 day

Joseph E. Wing, died November 22, 1845, aged 24 years ALSO Ezra Wing, who was lost at sea November 1836, aged 17 years

Nathan F., son of John & Nancy Hayden, died ——— (illegible), 1850, Æ 21 yrs & 10 mo

Corace E. Rainey, 1851 to 1939 AND Percy M. Rainey, 1886 to 1955 AND Lilla M., wife, 1885 to 1936 AND Fred E. Colby, 1904 to 1984 AND Alice M., wife, 1909 to 1995 AND Barbara I. Palleschi, daughter, 1933 to 1992 AND Carole A. Colby, 1958 to 1958

 

Eighth Row & Final Row

Kristina Klabe, 1883 to 1943 AND Mathew Klabe, 1867 to 1933

Clifton Kenneth Hall, Massachusetts, PVT U.S. Army, August 16, 1910 to May 9, 1967

Mother & Pa

Walter W. Church, 1949 to 1962

John R. Church, 1927 to (not yet deceased)

William Church, 1868 to 1946 AND Margaret, his wife, 1869 to 1943 AND Beulah M. Dowd, 1924 to 1949 AND William Church, Jr., 1899 to 1956 AND John, 1896 to 1957 AND Beulah M., his wife, 1898 to 1985

Dill

Maria G., wife of William Y. Tuttle, and daughter of Ira & Sarah Jane Buell, born October 2, 1811, died January 6, 1877

Wm. Y. Tuttle, Co. H, 24th Regt. MV, died at Bridgewater, May 24, 1877, aged — (illegible)

Julia A. Tuttle, born 1837, died August — (date illegible), 1859 AND George W. Tuttle, born April — (illegible), 1845, died — (illegible), 1846

Francis A. Tuttle, Co. K, 31st Regt, M. V., died at Baton Rouge, La., August 8, 1863, aged 22

In memory of Richard W. Lyon, who died February 23, 1838, aged 30 years

Nancy, wife of John C. Harden, died April 1, 1887, aged 44 years

——— (illegible - possibly "Experience"), wife of ——— (illegible - possibly "John") Hayward, died August 11, 1813 (uncertain about date, but this is what it appears to be), aged 23 years

Illegible marker

Broken marker for Little

John M. Harden, died March 30, 1832, aged 18 years, 6 mos & 15 days, son of John & Nancy Harden

M. Louisa, wife of S. H. Wing, born October 28, 1828, died January 31, 1888

Esther

BROKEN

Doris M. Ring, 1897 to 1963 AND Russell R. Ring, 1911 to (not yet deceased or not buried here)

 

Facing Walnut Street (most of these are newer markers)

Martin L. Washburn, August 3, 1828 to September 6, 1903 AND Hannah W. Hall, his wife, October 28, 1833 to August 19, 1903 AND Franklin M. Washburn, December 15, 1858 to March 21, 1932

Samuel A. Chandler, 1836 to 1917 AND his wife, Melissa L. Ball, 1835 to 1918

Chelsea Hildreth, 1807 to 1892 AND Abigail Carter, his wife, 1807 to 1861 AND Jane S. Ball, his wife, 1832 to 1917 AND children of Chelsea and Abigail Hildreth: George W., 1832 to 1854 AND Phebe J., 1844 to 1854 AND Althera M., 1836 to 1857 AND Alden T., 1842 to 1862, Co. B, 6th Regt, Vermont Vol's AND on side of marker: Merrill W. Ball, 1818 to 1905

Elizabeth C., wife of John Fields, died April 1, 1890, aged 41 years

Theodore R. Kehoe, SSGT U.S. Army, World War II, 1906 to 1983

William E. Kehoe, 1874 to 1950 AND his wife, Loesa A., 1880 to (no death date listed - no indication of where she is buried)

Chester W. Damon, Massachusetts PVT, 44 Regt, Coast ART., March 22, 1922

William D. Hall, 1820 to 1893 AND Jacob Andrew, his son, 1844 to 1883

George W. Pease, Massachusetts TEC5 1160 SVC COMD Unit, World War II, May 7, — to September 21, — (the years were covered with dirt and lichen, which I was unable to clean off with my hands, and I did not want to damage the marker by scraping at it - there is, further down the list, a marker for a George W. Pease - the dates are appropriate for it to be the same person)

George P. Harden, 1830 to 1912 AND Lucia Benson, his wife, 1829 to 1907 AND Helen M. Harden, 1864 to 1924 AND Lucia K. Harden Barney, 1858 to 1942 AND Jane Benson, 1823 to 1890 AND Sarah J. Harden, 1856 to 1856

Helen P. Pease, 1888 to 1959 AND Russell H., 1912 to 1994 AND Rhoda Harden, 1802 to 1892

George W. Pease, 1910 to 1970 AND Frances W., 1912 to 1986

Henry E. Purdon, 1887 to 1932 AND Ann Purdon Blodgett, 1882 to 1947

Frank B. Harden, 1854 to 1925 AND his wife, Elizabeth A., 1856 to 1919 AND F. Wallace, 1878 to 1945 AND Horace G. Morse, 1885 to 1964 AND Ralph A. Hanson, 1907 to 1995

Jas. K. P. Chamberlain, —— (illegible military information), killed at ——— (illegible), Va., June 15, 1864 (see second entry below for additional information)

Francis Winsor, 1837 to 1911 AND Sophronia, his wife, 1837 to 1881 AND Arthur H., their son, 1863 to 1926 AND Louise M., his wife, 1874 to 1952 AND Arthur H., 1892 to 1892 AND Murle R., 1894 to (no death date nor any indication of where buried) AND Bessie F., 1895 to 1914 AND Harold G., 1898 to (no death date nor any indication of where buried) AND Charles E., 1899 to 1953

At bottom of the same stone as above: James K. P. Chamberlain, Co. D., 58 Reg. Mass. Vols., killed at Petersburg, VA 1846 to 1864

Charles E. Winsor, Massachusetts HQ BIRY 219 FA GR, World War II, September 19, 1899 to October 12, 1953

Mother: Sophronia, beloved wife of Francis Winsor, died January 7, 1881, aged 43 yrs, 12 ds

Spencer Leonard, 1814 to 1898 AND Cementha T. Sturtevant, his wife, 1820 to 1892 AND Spencer Leonard, 1861 to 1918 AND his sister, Cora C. Leonard, 1851 to 1935 AND J. Whitman Leach, 1843 to 1906 AND his wife, Abbie F. Leonard, 1844 to 1921

Peleg W. Sampson, died April 3, 1916, age 62 yrs, 1 mo, 20 ds

Mary P., wife of Peleg W. Sampson, died November 3, 1889, age 29 yrs, 8 mos, 1 dy

George S. Wadsworth, 1873 to 1960 AND his wife, Ina P., 1884 to 1975

Sylvanus P. Pope, 1831 to 1879 AND his wife, Hannah Benson, 1834 to 1912

Charles S. Alden, 1856 to 1894 AND Annie L., his wife, 1860 to 1938 AND their children: Ernest F., 1887 to 1900 AND Charles E., 1889 to 1891 AND Alma F., 1892 to 1908

Charles E., son of Chas. S. & Annie L. Alden, died May 21, 1891, aged 1 yr, 10 mos, 21 ds

Lucy A., daughter of Isaac & Ella F. Alden, born June 20, 1882, died October 14, 1882

Isaac Alden, September 29, 1854 to September 23, 1913 AND Ella F., his wife, July 19, 1858 to May 27, 1903 AND their children: Lucy A., June 20, 1882 to October 14, 1882 AND Jessie R., October 24, 1883 to July 24, 1901

Elijah F. Hayward, 1827 to 1906 AND Lovinia M., his wife, 1834 to 1887 AND children: Julia A., 1860 to 1886 AND Adelaid, 10 mos

Guy W. French, 1883 to 1915

G. Leroy (Chick) Wallingford, 1876 to 1946

Louise Wallingford, 1922 to 1939

Seth P. Conant, August 11, 1817 to November 20, 1894 AND Phila E. Ball, his wife, February 28, 1822 to November 20, 1884

Mary C. Ball, wife of Marquis C. Morrison, November 26, 1815 to April 11, 1854

Marquis C. Morrison, January 6, 1814 to September 2, 1896

Benjamin Harden, March 23, 1833 to May 1, 1905 AND Susan L. Harden, May 20, 1839 to October 25, 1919 AND Joseph D. Ellerson, August 15, 1846 to November 8, 1909 AND Azubah S. Ellerson, April 1, 1844 to July 7, 1900

Herbert A. Wing, 1860 to 1930 AND Alice L. Pierce, his wife, 1865 to 1918 AND Martha C. Wing, 1893 to 1895 AND Mildred E. Wing, 1896 to 1975

John R. Carie, 1882 to 1971 AND his wife, Annie L., 1889 to 1993

Harriet M., wife of Simeon F. Jordan, 1845 to 1908

Albion K. Washburn, 1830 to 1905 AND Alice Washburn, his wife, 1835 to 1925





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