Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT, Cemetery Inscriptions G - H
Extracted from Wethersfield Inscriptions,
A Complete Record of the Inscriptions
of the Five Burial Places in the Ancient Town of Wethersfield
Edward Sweetser TILLOTSON, 1899
Inscriptions from the main cemetery in Wethersfield,
located near the center of the village on a hill.
Samuel GALPIN, died Mar 17, 1864. Æ 79.
Caroline, his wife, Died Jan. 30, 1875. Æ 89.
Jerusha B. wife of Albert GALPIN, Died Aug. 23, 1892. Æ 75.
Esther M. wife of Albert GALPIN, Died Dec. 17, 1871. Æ 59.
Children of S. & C. GALPIN
Caroline Welles, died Aug. 27, 1850. Æ 29.
John, died Oct. 19, 1857. Æ 41.
Albert GALPIN, died Oct 5, 1892. Æ 81.
Frances GERHARD, Co. L 4 Regt. U. S. Art'y. died Nov 4, 1893.
In Memory of Thankfull GOFF, who died April 10, 1849. Æ 79.
Go home my friends, wipe off your tears,
I must lie here, till Christ appears.
Jane Berry, wife of John GOLDRICK. Died May 8, 1867. Age 56.
She knew that her Redeemer liv'd.
And on his grace relied;
God's word she steadfastly believ'd.
And in this faith she died.
John GOLDRICK, died Sept. 8, 1887. Aged 84.
Long side my Wife in Wethersfield,
Forgotten let my body lie.
Unconscious let me take my rest,
Mong strangers in my narrow bed.
Till Christ in glory comes again,
From Heav'n to wake the sleeping dead.
In Memory of Quash GOMER: a Native of Angola in Africa, brought from there in 1748, & died June 6th 1799, Aged 68 years.
Here lyeth the body of Grace, wife of William GOODRECG, who died October the 17 1712 aged 51 years.
Abigail, widow of Israel GOODRICH, Died April 13, 1860. Æ 64 Y. 1 M. 4 D.
Israel GOODRICH, died & buried at Matanzas, Cuba, Aug. 29, 1822, Æ 29 Y'rs.
Henry, Son of Israel & Abigail GOODRICH, died on his passage to the West indies & was buried at sea, Oct. 24, 1846, Æ 27 Y'rs.
In Memory of Clarissa, wife of Josua GOODRICH, who died Dec. 5, 1834. Æ 36.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Col'nl David GOODRICH, Esq., who Departed this Live Janry 23d A.D. 1755. In the 88th year of his Age.
Here lied Interr'd the Body of Mrs. Prudence GOODRICH, the wife of Col'nl David GOODRICH, Esqr., who Departed this Live May ye 9th A.D. 1752. In the 74th year of her Age.
David GOODRICH, died Feb. 22, 1802. Æ 73.
Hannah, his wife, died Feb. 8, 1818. Æ 82.
Anna Swift, died Sept 4, 1839. Æ 69.
Elihu Phelps GOODRICH, died Nov. 25, 1833, Aged 32 years.
Here lie the remains of Elizabeth GOODRICH, relict of Isaac GOODRICH, who died June 3, 1833. Aged 73.
Sacred to the Memory of Col'nl Elizur GOODRICH, who in the Cours of a long Life sustained & adorned the Characters of the Citizen the Soldier the Patriot & the Christian by a faithful discharge of his duty in those respective stations. Go traveller & Imetate his Vertures His piety in this Live & trust in divine mercy for happiness in the Next, died April 4th 1744. Aged 81.
Also Mrs Ann GOODRICH, Wdo of Col'nl Elizur GOODRICH, who died Janry 3d 1776. Aged 83.
Elizur GOODRICH, Died Feb. 10, 1854. Æ 56.
Jerusha W., wife of Elizur GOODRICH, Died Jan. 2, 1835. Æ 31.
Prudence B., wife of Elizur GOODRICH, Died Mar. 25, 1864. Æ 56.
Henry E. GOODRICH, Died Dec. 16, 1865. Æ 19.
Simeon GOODRICH, Died Apr. 12, 1867. Æ 76.
Rhoda GOODRICH, Died Jun 22, 1881. Æ 89.
Emma C., daughter of Joshua & Mary Ann GOODRICH, Died Aug. 11, 1851. Æ 9 Y. 4 M.
Frank Leslie, son of H. & L. A. GOODRICH, Died Aug. 18, 1861. Æ 2 Yrs. 7 D'ys.
Not lost I cannot say Farewell,
Though dust to dust be given,
Thy smile seems lingering on me still,
Yet touched with light from Heaven.
Thy voice steals o'er me, but no tone
Of grief is in the strain,
I weep, yet would not call thee back
To earths dim scenes againg.
In Memory of George GOODRICH, who was lost at Sea in Sept. 1794, in the 23-d year of his age
Here lies interr'd Ashbel GOODRICH, who died August 10-th 1808. Aged 27 years.
In Memory of Allen GOODRICH, who died in Martinico, Sept. 20-th 1802. Aged 17 years.
Three Sons of Mr. Nathaniel & Mrs. Lucy GOODRICH.
Hannah, wife of Simeon GOODRICH, died May 4, 1844. Æ 84.
In Memory of Hezekiah GOODRICH, Son of Capt Elizur & Mrs. Abigail GOODRICH, who Departed this Life June the 11th 1765. Aged 1 Year, 1 Month, & 2 Days.
How loved how honored once avails thee not,
To whom related or by whom begot. A Heap of Dust is all remains of thee,
T'is all thou art & all the proud shall be.
In Memory of Mr. Isaac GOODRICH, who Departed this life at Waterford, Sept. 28, AD. 1813. In the 62d year of his age.
In Memory of Joseph, who died Nov. 8, 1825, aged 2 years & 7 months.
Also Caleb Raymond, who died Dec. 5, 1825, aged 9 months.
Children of Joshua & Clarissa GOODRICH.
James Henry, Son of H. & L. GOODRICH, died Jan. 28, 1848. Æ 1 yr., 9 mos.
Dearest James thou hast left us
Here thy loss we deeply feel
But tis God that hath bereft us
He can all our sorrows heal.
James Raymond GOODRICH. Born Jan. 8, 1830. Died Oct. 24, 1859.
Here lies Interr'd ye Body of Mrs. Jerusha GOODRICH, wife of Capt. Ephram GOODRICH, But formerly wife of Capt. Thos. WELLS, Who Departed this life Janry 15th 1754. In ye 76th year of her Age.
In Memory of Mrs. Jerusha GOODRICH, Relict of Dea. John GOODRICH, who died Sept. 2-d 1822, In the 76-th year of her age.
The Grave of Jerusha W. GOODRICH, wife of Elizur GOODRICH, who died Jan. 2, 1835. Æ 31.
Jesse GOODRICH, died May 11, 1850, aged 70.
Sacred to the Memory of Dea. John GOODRICH, who died April 27-th 1806. In the 61-st year of his Age.
In Memory of Lieut. Joseph GOODRICH, who died January ye 31st, 1768, in ye 77th Year of his Age.
Sacred to the Memory of Mr. Joseph GOODRICH, who died Feb. 12th, 1829. Aged 79 Years.
In Memory of Lieut. Josiah GOODRICH, who died Novr. ye 1-st 1764, in ye 34th Year of his Age.
Dea. Joshua GOODRICH, born Dec. 5, 1789. died Sept. 12, 1854.
Joshua R., son of Joshua & Mary Ann GOODRICH, Died Aug. 20, 1851. Æ 1 Y. 10 M.
Of such is the kingdom of Heaven.
In Memory of Levi GOODRICH, who died Dec. 13, 1820, in his 45, year.
Praises on tombs are titles vainly spent;
A man's good name is his best monument.
Levi GOODRICH, died May 26, 1875. Age 76.
In Memory of Lois GOODRICH, Daughter of Wait & Lucy GOODRICH, Who died May 26, 1822, Aged 27 years.
Beloved in life, Lamented in death.
Lucy GOODRICH, died July 17, 1853. Æ 90.
In Memory of Mrs. Martha GOODRICH, Wife of Mr. Nathaniel GOODRICH, who died April 1-st 1801, in the 76th year of her Age.
In Memory of Martha, wife of John GOODRICH, who died May 1, 1830, aged 77 years.
In Memory of Mrs. Mary GOODRICH, wife of Mr. John GOODRICH, who died Decr. 13, AD. 1798, in the 53d Year of her Age.
In Memory of Mr. Nathaniel GOODRICH, who departed this life May 8th 1797. In the 78th Year of his Age.
Ralph GOODRICH, died Nov. 3, 1846. aged 36.
From dust we came and unto dust we must return.
In Memory of Mr.s Rhoda GOODRICH, Wife of Lieut. Joseph GOODRICH, who departed this life Oct. 20, 1796. In the 42d Year of her Age.
In Memory of Miss Sally GOODRICH, who died Jan. 9th 1814. Aged 30 years.
My flesh shall slumber in the ground,
Till the last trumpet's joyful sound,
Then burst the chain with sweet surprise,
And in my Saviour's image rise.
Here lieth the body of Sarah, wife of Ephraim GOODRICH, who deceased January 26 An. Dom 1711/12, being in hear 48 year.
Here lieth the body of Mrs. Sarah GOODRICH, wife of Mr. Josiah GOODRICH, who died July the 3d 1726, in the 34th year of her age.
Sarah, wife of Levi GOODRICH, and adopted daughter of Rev. William BENTLEY, died Sept. 22, 1845, Æt 48.
Simeon GOODRICH, died Aug. 17,1847, aged 85.
In Memory of Simeon, Son of Mr. David & Mrs. Hannah GOODRICH, who died June 18th 1796: In the 19th Year of his Age.
Susan H. GOODRICH, wife of Levi GOODRICH, Born Mar. 22, 1814. Died Jan. 3, 1892.
She rests from her labor."
William Bentley GOODRICH, died Jan. 31, 1835. Aged 10 Yrs. & 24 ds. Adopted Grandson of Rev. William BENTLEY.
Wm. Wallace GOODRICH, born Oct. 6, 1823. died Sept. 4, 1857.
Here lies the body of Mary the wife of Thomas GRISILD, who departed his life October the 29 1718 aged 72 years.
Here lies the Body of Mrs. Abigail GRISWOLD, the wife of Mr. Jacob GRISWOLD, who Died April the 18th 1747, in the 67th year of her Age.
In Memory of Abigail GRISWOLD, Daughter of Timothy & Hannah GRISWOLD, whod died Nov. 24-th 1805, aged 27 years.
Abigail D. wife of Capt. Josiah GRISWOLD, Died Nov. 7, 1866. Aged 65.
Here lieth the body of Ann daughter of Jacob & Mary GRISWOLD whod died August Ye 4th A:D: 1723 in Ye 27 year of her age.
In Memory of Anner GRISWOLD, Relict of Ozias GRISWOLD, who died July 26th 1825, aged 83 years.
The memory of the just is Blessed.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Capt. Caleb GRISWOLD, who Departed this Life Decemr ye 20th 1754. In the 49th Year of his Age.
Michael, Son of Capt. Caleb & Mrs. Abigail GRISWOLD, died April ye 27th 1745. In his 4th year.
In Memory of Caleb GRISWOLD, Son of Capt. Caleb & Mrs. Abigail GRISWOLD, who died Septr. 23d 1762 in ye 31st year of his Age.
Capt. Caleb GRISWOLD, died June 1837. Æ 74.
Lucy GRISWOLD, his wife, died Aug. 1849 Æ 84.
Elizabeth GRISWOLD, died Apr. 21, 1813, Æ 25.
Walter GRISWOLD died Jan 18, 1817, Æ 10.
Lucy GRISWOLD, died June 22, 1856. Æ 64/FBISCharles S. GRISWOLD, Died July 22, 1855. Æ 33.
Julia GRISWOLD, Died Mar. 4, 1845, Æ 27.
As the cloud is sonsumed, and vanisheth
away so they that go down to th grave
shall return no more.
Chauncey GRISWOLD, died June 16, 1850. Æ 42.
Cornelius, Son of Caleb & Mary R. GRISWOLD, died April 14, 1838, Aged 3 Y'rs.
This lovely bud so young
Calle hence by early doom;
Just born to show how sweet a flower
In paradise will bloom.
Daniel GRISWOLD, died Oct. 19, 1825. Æ 50.
Hettea, his wife, died March 26, 1855, Æ 78.
In Memory of Mrs. Deborah GRISWOLD, wife of Lieut. Ebenezer GRISWOLD, who died June 7th, 1765. In the 50th year of her Age.
Delia R. wife of Harris GRISWOLD, died Mar. 24, 1863, A:E: 57.
In Memory of lieut Ebenezer GRISWOLD, who died December ye 7. A.D. 1772, in ye 71 year of his Age.
Edwin F. GRISWOLD, Died Jan. 11, 1892. Aged 57 y'rs.
Lucy C. Chamberlain, his wife, Died Oct. 6, 1888. Aged 49 y'rs.
Elias, Son of Ebenezer & Deborah GRISWOLD, Died May 18th 1741, in ye 7th year of his Age.
In Memory of Mrs. Elizabeth, wife of Mr. William GRISWOLD, who died Feb. 8, 1841. Æ 28.
Rejoice my friends, rejoice -- I'm blest.
But must leave heaven, if I return to thee:
For I am were the weary are at rest,
The wicked cease from troubling -- come to me.
Elizabeth R. wife of Jacob GRISWOLD, died Jan. 29, 1888. Aged 93.
Ella Hand, Daughter of Francis & Sarah P. GRISWOLD, died May 16, 1839. Aged 5 Y's & 7 Mos.
Loved one where is now thy res,
Sweetly on thy Saviour's breast.
We are toiling here below,
Where the troubled waters flow.
Thous hast reached the blissful shore,
And will toil & weep no more.
In Memory of Eunice GRISWOLD, who died June 22, 1818. Æ 38. Wife of George GRISWOLD.
Eunice GRISWOLD, died June 25, 1841, Æ 69.
Rock of ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in thee;
In my hand no price I bring.
Simply to thy cross I cling.
Frances H. Daughter of Justus & Abagail GRISWOLD, Died March 29, 1858. Aged 21.
J. Welles GRISWOLD, Louisa S. his wife, Died Sept. 30, 1884. Aged 52.
Nellie M. Daughter of J. Welles & Louisa GRISWOLD, Died Dec. 29, 1861. Aged 2 Yrs. 4 Mo's.
Justis GRISWOLD, died March 1, 1860. Aged 67.
Jennette, his wife, Died Jan'y 6, 1838. Aged 34.
Abigail H. his wife, Died Sept. 8, 1881. Aged 72.
Capt. Francis GRISWOLD, died May 12, 1851. Æ 56.
Francis M., son of Capt. Francis & Sarah P. GRISWOLD, died Aug. 25, 1864. Æ 35.
In Memory of Franklin W. GRISWOLD, Son of Mr. Thomas & Mrs. Mary GRISWOLD, who died June 27th 1814. In the 13th year of his age.
This lovely youth
Bids all farewell,
His soul we hope
With Christ doth dwell.
Franklin W. GRISWOLD. March 28, 1815. September 21, 1886.
George GRISWOLD, Died Jan. 22, 1851. Æ 76.
Lois GRISWOLD, Died Sept. 14, 1840. Æ 69.
In Memory of George GRISWOLD, Son of Timothy & Hannah GRISWOLD. He died Decr 18th 1801, aged 25 years.
In Memory of Mr.s Hannah GRISWOLD, Relict of Mr. Timothy GRISWOLD, who died April 4th 1815. Aged 74 years.
Hannah, wife of John GRISWOLD, died Oct. 28, 1857. Æ 74.
Hannah, wife of Sylvester GRISWOLD, born June 4, 1810, died July 16, 1877.
Harris GRISWOLD, died July 21, 1852. Aged 52 years.
Henry GRISWOLD, Dec. 16,1816. Feb. 22, 1886.
Hannah GRISWOLD, Sept. 22, 1815. Nov. 25, 1887.
Henry GRISWOLD, died Sept. 29, 1854. Æ 28.
"Now shall I sleep in the dust; and thou shalt seek me in the morning but I shall not be."
In Memory of Huldah GRISWOLD, Wife of Jonathan GRISWOLD, who departed this life Sept. 25th 1797, in the 29th year of her age, and in memory of an infant daughter.
H. Maria, only child of Sylvester & H. GRISWOLD. Died Nov. 25, 1852. Æ 4 Y. 2 M.
Gone but not forgotten.
Here lies the Body of Mr. Jacob GRISWOLD, who Dec'd July ye 22nd 1737, in ye 77th Year of his Age.
Jacob, Son of Mr. Daniel & Mrs. Jarusha GRISWOLD, died Aug'st 31st 1783, in the 6th year of his Age.
Jacob GRISWOLD, died May 14, 1854. Aged 59.
Jacob Burrett, son of Jacob & Elizabeth GRISWOLD, died April 28, 1838, Aged 8 years.
James GRISWOLD, died May 9, 1849. Æ 80.
Lucy, his wife, died July 9, 1847. Æ 68.
Jas. GRISWOLD, died Oct. 20, 1863. Æ 80
Lucy, wife of Jas. GRISWOLD, died June 19, 1855, Æ 72.
Martha A., daughter of James & Lucy GRISWOLD, died Nov 17, 1834. Æ 17.
Nancy M., daughter of James & Lucy GRISWOLD, died Jan. 23, 1857. Æ 31.
Prudence, wife of Jas. S. GRISWOLD, died June 12, 1856. Æ 37.
Lucy S., wife of Jas. S. GRISWOLD, died Jan. 9, 1871, Æ 49.
James GRISWOLD, died Apr. 17, 1847. Æ 33.
In Memory of Jennette, wife of Justus GRISWOLD, who died Jan. 6, 1834. Aged 38 years.
Far from affliction toil and care,
the happy soul is fled;
The breathless clay shall slumber here,
Among the silent dead.
In Memory of Mrs. Jerusha GRISWOLD, Wife of Mr. Daniel GRISWOLD, who died Feby 25th 1804, in the 63d year of her age.
The Decease of Maj. Josiah GRISWOLD, was on the 24th of May in the year of our Lord 1769. In the 69th year of his Age.
In Memory of Mr. Josiah GRISWOLD 2-d. He died Septr 16th 1802, in the 32d year of his age.
Also Thomas Harris GRISWOLD, Son of Mr. Joshua & Mrs Abigail GRISWOLD. He died Jan'y 9th 1801, in the 5th year of his age.
Capt. Josiah GRISWOLD, died Jan. 29, 1870. Aged 80.
In Memory of Justus GRISWOLD, Son of Maj'r Josiah GRISWOLD, who died Aug'st 18th 1760. In ye 23d year of his Age.
In Memory of Mr. Justus GRISWOLD, Son of Mr. Ozias & Mrs. Anner GRISWOLD, who died August 1-st 1803, in the 36th year of his age.
Laura GRISWOLD, Wife of John GRISWOLD, & daughter of Salmon & Jerusha NORTH, died July 6, 1841, aged 35 yrs.
Laura C., Daughter of John & Laura GRISWOLD, & adopted daughter of Abijah & Mary NORTH, died Oct. 31, 1854, aged 15.
Dearest sister, thou hast left us!
Here thy loss we deeply feel!
But 'tis God that hath bereft us,
He can all our sorrows heal.
Lois GRISWOLD, Daughter of Mr. Elisha & Mrs. Abigail GRISWOLD, Died Sept'r ye 21, 1741. Aged 2 y'rs and 3 Months.
In Memory of Mrs. Lucy, wife of Mr. Jehiel GRISWOLD, who died in Travel Octr 16, 1770, Aged 28th years. ye infant died at ye bearth.
Lucy B. died Mar. 21, 1847. Æ 30.
Susan, died Oct 11, 1848. Æ 28.
Daughters of James & Lucy GRISWOLD.
Erected to the Memory of Mrs. Mabel GRISWOLD, relict of Major Josiah GRISWOLD, who departed this Life Dec. 13th AD. 1789. In the 82d year of her age.
In Memory of Mabel GRISWOLD, Daughter of Mr. Ozias & Mrs. Anner GRISWOLD, who died May 31-st 1804, in the 19-th year of her age.
She was like a morning flower
Cut down and withered in an hour.
Mabel B. GRISWOLD, Daughter of Thomas & Mary GRISWOLD, died Sept. 19th 1811. Aged 10 months.
Here lies the Body of Mable GRISWOLD, Daugher of Josiah & Mable GRISWOLD, who Died Decem'r ye 13th 1736, in the 7th Year of her Age.
Marshall A. son of Levi & Sarah GRISWOLD, Died Dec. 11, 1863. Aged 1 month.
Martha, daughter of Francis & Sarah P. GRISWOLD, died April 2, 1855. Æ 8 y'rs.
Martin S. GRISWOLD, Oct. 3, 1830 - July 1, 1895.
Luther Stanley, May 15, 1853 - Sept 15, 1854.
Here lieth the Body of Mary the Wife of Jacob GRISWOLD who Dec'd April ye 25, 1735, in ye 71st Year of her Age.
Mary, wife of Thomas GRISWOLD, Died June 4, 1847. Æ 68.
A pious Christian,
An affectionate Wife,
A kind Mother, and
A faithful Friend.
Having devoted much of her time during
life, to acts of kindness and benevolence.
In Memory of Mrs. Millicent GRISWOLD, Wife of Mr. Jonathan GRISWOLD, who died March 20, 1816. Aged 43 years.
In Memory of Moses GRISWOLD, who died Dec. 1, 1829. Æ 53.
In Memory of Nancy, wife of Moses GRISWOLD, who died Sept. 30, 1820, aged 42.
May Angels with their guardian wings,
This dreary tomb o'erspread;
And guard until the close of time,
THis mansion of the dead.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Mr. Nathaniel GRISWOLD, who died July the 31st 1759, in the 49th year of his Age.
In Memory of Ozias GRISWOLD, who died Dec. 4, 1815, Æ 80.
Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord.
In Memory of Prudence, Relict of Justus GRISWOLD, who died Dec. 28, 1839, Æ 73.
Rhoda S., wife of Thomas GRISWOLD, Died June 4, 1867. Æ 78.
Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord.