Inscriptions from the Burying-Ground in Norwich, CT.
[Partial listing of inscriptions];
[no author given];
New England Historical & Genealogical Register
Volume 2, October 1848, p 404 - 407


  • Capt. Hezekiah FREEMAN, d. 13 Oct 1816 76
  • Mrs. Martha, relict of Capt. Hezekiah FREEMAN, d. 10 Aug 1831, 90
  • Mary. dau. of Mr. Samuel & Jerusha FREEMAN, d. 7 Oct 1803, 1 year & 5 months
  • Capt. Elijah WILLIAMS, d. 24 Aug 1808, 53
  • Mrs. Drusilla, consort of Capt. Elijah WILLIAMS, d. 14 Sep 1830, 72
  • Mrs. Nancy, wife of Jedh Williams, d. 17 Dec 1826, 41
  • Capt. Elias LORD, d. 25 May, 1830, 68
  • Mrs. Irene, wife of Capt. Elias LORD, d. 10 Oct 1814, 37
  • Mr. Simon LESTE, d. of small-pox, 30 June, 1777, in ye 43d year of his age.
  • Mrs. Hannah FITCH, the amiable consort of the late Capt. Theophilus FITCH, departed this life, 23 Oct 1814, at the advanced age of 79
  • Mrs. Hannah NILES, 3d wife of Mr. Robert NILES, & dau. of the late Theophilus FITCH, d. 8 Jun 1810, in her 50th year.
  • Mary NILES, wife of Robert NILES, d. 23 Jan 1799, 35.
  • Abigail, wife of Robert Niles, d. 18 Feb 1796, 59.
  • Eliza Leonard, dau. Hezekiah & Sarah PERKINS, d. 10 May 1802, 1 year.
  • Miss Hannah, dau. Capt. Jabez & Anna PERKINS, d. 11 Sep 1788, aged [illegible].
  • Capt. Jabez PERKINS, 3d, who was suppoed to be lost in a hurricane at sea, Oct 1780, inthe 24 year of his age.
  • And of Mr. Ashur PERKINS who died 16 Oct 1784, in the 21st year of his age -- Both sons of Capt. Jabez PERKINS & Anna his wife.
  • Mrs. Anna PERKINS, the very amiable consort of Jabez PERKINS, Esq., d. 23 Apr 1785, in the 55 year of her age
  • Capt. Jabez PERKINS, d. 20 Feb 1795, in the 67th year of his age.
  • Mrs. Lydia Perkins, widow of Jabez PERKINS, Esq. d. 17 May 1819, inthe 86 year of her age
  • Maria, dau. of Erastus & Anna PERKINS, d. 31 Dec 1788, 1 year & 7 months
  • Gurden, son of Erastus & Anna PERKINS, d. 23 Aug 1788, 87 years & 10 months.
  • Anna, wife of Mr. Erastus PERKINS, d. 20 Feb 1807, in her 54th year.
  • Mary, wife of Capt. Andrew PERKINS and only dau. of Capt. Robert NILES & Abigail his wife, d. 24 Feb 1787, in the 24th year of her age.
  • Mrs. Anne, wife of Capt. Andrew PERKINS, d. 12 Jun 1785, in her 39th year
  • Mrs. Sarah HUNTINGTON, widow of Col. Jabez HUNTINGTON of Windham, d. 21 March, 1783, in her 83d year.
  • Keturah WETMORE, consort of Prosper WETMORE, Esq., d. 13 Feb 1787, 53
  • [on the same stone] Mr. James, son of Prosper & Keturah WETMORE, d. at sea, Oct 1787, 17
  • Prosper WETMORE, Esq, who for many years was sheriff of New London County, d. 15 Oct 1788, in his 65th year.
  • Jonathan HUNTINGTON, Esq., d. 9 Aug 1801, in his 85th year
  • Mr. Daniel HUNTINGTON, d. 28 April, 1811, in his 58th year
  • Mrs. Elizabeth, relict of Mr. Daniel HUNTINGTON, d. 5 June, 1811, 53 Mr. Philemon PAGE, d. 12 Oct 1821, aged 62 years.
  • Mr. Philemon PAGE, Jr., d. 28 Oct 1832, aged 48 years.
  • Mrs. Mary, wife of Philemon PAGE, d. 18 Feb 1816, 70
  • John R., son of Sabra POWERS, drowned in Shetucket river, 4 Jul 1822, 9 years.
  • Mrs. Sarah ROUGET, b. 30 Jun 1743, d. 15 December 1829
  • Mrs. Hannah, the amiable consort of Mr. Gurdon F. SALTONSTALL, d. 4 February, 1786, 25 years & 28 days.
  • Rev. Asahel HOOKER, b. 29 Aug 1762, d. 19 Apr 1813 -- He was 18 years the beloved pastor of the church in Goshen; dismissed for want of health; installed ove the church in Chelsea, 16 Jan 1812.
  • Miss Caroline, dau. of Mr. Willard & Mrs. Lucy HUBBARD, d. 17 Apr 1790, in the 18th year of her age
  • Mrs. Hannah, wife to Capt. Jonathan LESTER, d. 5 Mar 1776, in the 48th year of her age
  • Mrs. Anna, wife of Capt. Jonathan LESTER, d. 23 Aug 1799, in the 62d year of her age
  • Jonathan, son of Jonathan & Hannah LESTER, d. 21 Sep 1764, in the 6th year of his age
  • Capt. Jonathan LESTER, d. 12 February 1797, in his 73d year

    My lover friend familiar all,
    Removed from sight & out of call;
    To dark oblivion is retired,
    Dead, or at least to me expired

  • Miss Hannah, dau. of Capt. Jonathan LESTER & his wife Hannah, d. 9 Aug 1785, in her 20th year
  • Mrs. Sibbel REED, wife of Curtis R. & dau. of Capt. Jonathan LESTER & Hannah his wife, d. 17 Jul 1783, in here 29th year
  • December ye 2d, 1764, Molly, dau. of Mr. Lemuel & Mrs. Elizabeth LESTER, d. in the 4th year of her age.
  • In Memory of four lovely babes, children of Mr. Levi & Mrs. Ann HUNTINGTON
    • Jabez, d. 22 Jul 1787, aged 4 mo. & 5 days
    • Sybel, d. 24 Nov 1782, aged 6 mo. & 18 das.
    • Sybel, d. 22 Jun 1782, aged 6 mo. & 27 days
    • A son, b. & died 15 Dec 1780
  • Hezekiah, son of Levi & Anne HUNTINGTON, d. 15 May 1696, 6 years & 9 months
  • [on same stone] Leonard, son of Hezekiah & Anne HUNTINGTON, d. 8 Jan 1796, 2 y. 3 mo.
  • Mary Bishop, 2d dau. of Capt. Andrew PERKINS, & Anne his wife, d. 0 January, 17803, in her 10th year.
  • Charles, son of Capt. Andrew PERKINS, & Anne his wife, d. 2 Jan 1783, 1 mo & __ days.
  • Charles, 3d son of Capt. Andrew & Anne PERKINS, d. 16 Jan 1784, 6 months.
  • Capt. Andrew PERKINS, Jun., d. in Hispaniola, 27 Apr 1796, in the 22d year of his age
  • [on the same stone] Miss Mary B. PERKINS, d. 25 Nov 1799, in her 21st year. Both the above children of Capt. Andrew PERKINS, & Anne his late wife.
  • Miss Frances, dau. of Andrew PERKINS, Esq., & Mrs. Betsy his wife, d. 4 June 1802, in the 12th yar of her age
  • Frances M., dau. of Andrew PERKINS, Esq., & Mrs. Betsey his wife, d. 5 October, 1804, 2 mo. 20 days.
  • Edward, son of Andrew & Betsey PERKINS, d. 22 Nov. 1812, 16
  • Nancy, dau. of Elijah & Dorcas LATHROP, d. 16 Jun 1790, in the 2d year of her age.
  • Gurdon, son of Simon & Mary LATHROP, d. 7 Dec 1786, 1 year & 5 months
  • Mrs. Mary, wife of Mr. Simon LATHROP, d. 29 Nov., 1802, in the 42d year of her age.
  • Susanna, wife of Mr. Elijah LATHROP, d. 3 February, 1805, 85
  • Elijah Lathrop [husband of the above] d. 13 March, 1814, 93
  • Miss Martha WILLIAMS d. 10 October, 1815, 45
  • Joseph C., son of Joseph & Rebecca WILLIAMS, d. 4 March, 1816, 3 months
  • Mrs. Eunice RANDALL d. 2 April 1838, 83
  • Mrs. Abigail, relict of Gen. Joseph WILLIAMS, & eldest dau. of Mr. William COIT, d. 4 May, 1819, 59.
  • General Joseph WILLIAMS d. 23 Oct. 1800, 47.
  • Mrs. Elizabeth, wife of Capt. William COIT, d. 29 August, 1803, 52
  • Mr. William COIR, d. 16 Nov 1821, 86 years & 9 months
  • Mrs. Sarah, wife of Capt. William COIT, d. 12 Feb 1780, in the 45th year of her age
  • Mr. William COIT, son of Capt. William & Mrs. Sarah COIT, d. 25 Apr 1785, 24.
  • Mrs. Lydia, consort of Mr. Thomas FANING, & dau. of Capt. William COIT & Sarah his wife, d. 1 Nov 1789, 23.
  • Miss Harriet, dau. of Andrew & Elizabeth PERKINS, d. 19 Mar 1821, 27.
  • Mrs. Elizabeth, wife of Andrew PERKINS, Esq., & dau. of Eldad TAYLOR, Esq., of Westfield, Ms., d. 21 May 1819, in the 59 year of her age.
  • Andrew PERKINS, Esq., b. 28 July 1743, d. 16 September 1822, 79 y. 1 m. 19 days.
  • Mr. William KING of Wilbraham, d. 21 September, 1797, in his 81st year.
  • Mrs. Sarah KING, wife of the Rev. Walter KING, & dau. of Mr. Nathaniel PORTER of Lebanon, d. 8 Mar 1799, 34.
  • Sally, dau. of Rev. William KING & Sarah his wife, d. 18 April, 1791, 16 months.
  • Mr. David HOSMER d. 26 Dec 1769, in his 43d year.
  • Miss Abigail, dau. of Mr. David HOSMER & Mrs. Mary his wife, d. 1 August 1772, 18.
  • Ebenezer PERKINS, a Captain in the Army of the Revolution, d. 16 April, 1831, 74.
  • Eunice, wife of Ebenezer PERKINS, d. 6 Mar 1829, 83.
  • Jabez PERKINS, b. 8 Aug 1745, d. 11 April 1832.
  • Mary, consort of Mr. Jabez PERKINS, d. 3 Jul 1813, 56.
  • Nathaniel BACKUS, Esq., d. 9 Mar 1787, in his 59th year.
  • Mrs. Elizabeth, consort of Mr. Nathaniel BACKUS, Jr., d. 1 Sept. 1765, in his [sic] 35th year.
  • Asa, son of Mr. John & Mrs. Elizabeth PEABODY, d. 19 Aug. 1782, 7 mo. & 13 days.
  • Capt. Asa PEABODY, d. 21 Jun 1805, in his 55th year.
  • Capt. Nathaniel PEABODY, d. 12 Jan., 1805, 59 -- His wife, Mary, d. 3 Sep 1822, 64.
  • Betsey PEABODY, d. 17 Jul 1809, 19. -- Also Nathaniel P. PEABODY, d. at Oswego on Lake Ontario, 5 Nov 1833, 43..
  • Mr. William PEABODY, d. 23 Sept. 1822, 38.
  • Mr. Thomas BACKUS, whose life was instantaneously terminated at the Quincy Railway, 25 Jul 1832, in the 47th year of his age.
  • Mrs. Lucy KELLEY, relict of Mr. Joseph KELLEY, formerly the wife of Mr. Stanford BROWN, d. 22 March, 1811, 67.
  • Grissil, wife of Mr. Joseph KELLEY & dau. of Mrs. Hannah WRIGHT, d. 30 Jun, 1769, 31.
  • Mr. Nathaniel BACKUS, d. 2 Sept. 1773, in his 70th year.
  • Nathaniel BACKUS, Esq., d. 19 March 1787, in his 50th year.
  • Mrs. Elizabeth, consort of Mr. Nathaniel BACKUS, Jr., d. 1 Sep 1705, in her 35th year.
  • Mr. Erastus BACKUS, d. 26 Oct 1791, in his 31st year.
  • Mrs. Martha, wife to Mr. Michael PEPPER, d. 12 Mar., 1793, in her 54 year.
  • Mrs. Thankful, relict of Capt. Moses PEIRCE, d. 3 Feb 1821, 92.
  • Capt. Moses PIERCE, drowned, 4 May 1781, 61.
  • Mrs. Mary, relict of Mr. Ebenezer FITCH, d. 4 Dec., 1798, in her 72d year.
  • Mr. Ebenezer FITCH, d. 13 Jan 1797, in his 72d year.
  • Mrs. Dorcas, relict of Mr. William LATHROP, d. 11 July 1804, in her 80th year.
  • Mrs. Nancy, wife of Capt. Oliver FITCH, d. 7 Feb., 1808, in her 41st year.
  • Capt. Oliver FITCH, d. 13 Apr 1814, 47.
  • Mrs. Lydia, wife of Mr. Elisha LATHROP, d. 22 Jan 1774, in her 26 year.
  • Mrs. Lydia, relict of Capt. Elisha LATHROP, d. 7 Jan., 75 -- Also Capt. Elisha LATHROP, d. at Demerara, 23 Sep 1790, 45.
  • Mrs. Anne, wife of Mr. Ezra BLISS, & dau. of Mr. David ROATH, & Elizabeth his wife, d. 4 Nov 1764, in her 20th year.
  • Mrs. Susanna, wife of Mr. Abel BREWSTER, died with small pox, 12 Feb., 1779, in her 29th year.
  • Mr. Abel BREWSTER, d. 13 Aug 1787, in his 63d year. -- Also Mrs. Rachel BREWSTER, d. 30 Mar 1769, in her 30th year.
  • Sacred to the memory of Jeremiah HARRIS, who departed this life, April the 9th, A.D. 1797, in the 53d year of his age.
  • Richard HARRIS, 2d son of Mr. Jerh & Mrs. Lydia HARRIS, d. 14 Mar, 1783, 4 y. 3 mo..
  • In memory of Richard & Lydia Harris, son & dau . of Mr. Jerh & Mrs Lydia HARRIS his consort. Richard was drowned Dec. 4th, 1774, 3 years - his remains not found. -- Lydia, d. Sept. 10th, 1775, 3 mo. 13 days.



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