Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT, Cemetery Inscriptions I - P
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.
Anna Eliza RASH, daughter of Edward & Mary RASH, died Oct. 10th 1810, aged 11 months.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Mr. John RENALLS, who died December ye 10th 1750. In the 79th year of his age.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Mrs. Hannah RENALLS, wife of Mr. John RENALLS, who died April ye 7th 1733, in the 65th year of her age.
In Memory of Mr. Alexander RHODES, who died May 9th AD., 1805, in the 66th year of his age.
George RHODES died Aug. 31, 1870. Æ 85.
Marinda, his wife, Died Oct. 10, 1860. Æ 68.
George RHODES, Jr., died Jan 28, 1860. Æ 49.
Theodore S. RHODES, lost at sea, Apr. 2, 1860. Æ 26.
Josiah RHODES, died at Green Bay, Wis., Aug. 1834. Æ 40.
Sarah, his wife, Died Apr. 4, 1859. Æ 64.
Josiah, son of Josiah & Sarah RHODES, Died July 4, 1835. Æ 2 Y'r 1 Mo.
Nancy Wright, died Nov. 3, 1883. Æ 84.
Laura RHODES, died Aug. 22, 1866. Æ 59.
Maria B. wife of Charles W. RHODES. Born Feb 1, 1843. Died Feb. 28, 1870.
A faithful wife, and loving mother,
She sleeps in Jesus.
Sameul RHODES, died Jan 19, 1859. Æ 86.
Mary, his wife, Died Nov. 14, 1860. Æ. 82
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord
Samuel Son of Samuel & Mary RHODES, died June 13th 1804, aged 13 months & 11 days.
Mary Daughter of Samuel & Mary RHODES, died Sept. 30th 1805, aged 3 weeks & 2 days.
Sarah, wife fo Selah RHODES, died Feb. 6, 1852. Æ 78.
In Memory of Selah RHODES, who died April 9, 838, Aged 73 Years.
William RHODES, died Mar 18, 1827. aged 59.
Sarah, his wife, died Mar. 26, 1847, aged 84.
In Memory of Ann, Wife of Charles RICE, who died Aug. 14, 1834. Aged 67 Years.
Sally, wife of William RICE, Born March 2, 1800. Died Nov. 19, 1884. Aged 84 Years.
Long separated, at last United.
Thomas, son of William & Sally RICE, died Sept. 7. 1833. Æ 2 Y'rs & 7 mo's.
He on A Saviours bosom laid,
And feels no sorrow there.
He by a heavenly parent fed,
And needs no more our care.
William Rice, Born Oct 8, 1799. Died June 20, 1865. Aged 66 Years.
In Memory of Mr. Joseph RICHARDS, who departed this Life March ye 7th AD. 1771. In the 61st year of his Age.
Mrs. Katharine RICHARDS, died March 30th 1821. aged 86.
In Memory of Mrs. Anna RILEY, Relict of Capt. Ebenezer RILEY, of Berlin, and daughter of Mr. Stephen & Mrs. Anna WILLARD, who died June 30th 1813. Æ 42.
Cristopher, Son of Mr. Levi & Mrs. Mehitabel RILEY, died Nov'r 9th 1783. Aged 15 months.
Henrietta RILEY, died July 22, 1874. Aged 74.
Here lies the Body of Lieut. Isaac RILEY, who Dec'd Jan. ye 29th 1737/8 in the 67th Year of his Age.
Justus RILEY, Died Feb. 2, 1824. Æ 84.
Martha, wife of Justus RILEY, Died Mar. 31, 1772, Æ 35.
Mabel, wife of Justus RILEY, died May 29, 1843, Æ 95.
Children of J. & Mabel RILEY.
Mabel, Died Feb 17, 1794. Æ 8 Y.
Ezekiel, Died in St. Croix, June 13, 1800, Æ 25.
Roswell, Died Oct. 7, 1824, Æ 44.
Justus, Died Oct 28, 1831, Æ 65.
Martha, wife of C. BULKLEY, Died Oct. 16, 1845, Æ 55.
Bezaleel LATIMER, Died Oct. 30, 1819, Æ 46.
Nancy, wife of Bezaleel LATIMER, Died Dec. 23, 1847, Æ 71.
Children of B. & N. LATIMER.
Nancy, Died June 1, 1808. Æ 7 M.
William H., Died Jan 1, 1816, Æ 17.
Jane, Died Mar 20, 1833, Æ 32.
Capt. Samuel STILLMAN, Died Sept 20, 1793, Æ 49.
Alfred Riley LATIMER, Died Sept 24, 1873. Æ 77.
Julia Ann LATIMER, Died Nov. 10, 1874. Æ 69.
Capt. Ashbel RILEY, Died Feb. 9, 1794, Æ 60.
Abagail, wife of Ashbel RILEY, Died Dec 7. 1810, Æ 68.
Children of A. & A. RILEY.
Abagail, Died Nov. 23, 1765. Æ 7 Y.
Isaac RILEY, Died Feb. 26, 1768. Æ 64.
Jemime, wife of Isaac RILEY, Died May 14, 1765, Æ 61.
"I am the resurrection and the life."
James, son of John & Prudence TREAT, died at sea, Nov. 4, 1840, Æ 48.
Mary Bennett, eldest daughter of J. & E. FORTUNE, and wife of James TREAT, D. Oct. 4, 1840, Æ 41 Y.
Children of J. & M. TREAT
Mary Elizabeth, D. Aug. 2, 1841, Æ 19 Y.
James Porter, D. July 18, 1851, Æ 19 Y.
In Memory of Mrs. Mehetable RILEY, Wife of Mr. Levi RILEY, who departed this Life Feb'y 28th 1791 in the 39th Year of her Age.
Here Lieth ye Body of Sarah, Daughter of Mr. Sam'll & Lusey ROBBINGES, who died March ye 18, 1734, in ye 19 year of her Age.
In Memory of Appleton ROBBINS, Who died Dec. 14, 1824. AEt 86.
In Memory of Mr. Asher ROBBINS, son of Mr. Elisha & Mrs. Sarah ROBBINS, he died Oct. 19, 1818. Æ 22.
Also Mr. Rosseter, son of Mr. Elisha & Mrs. Sarah ROBBINS, he died June 15, 1817. Æ 12.
This Momument is erected to the Memory of Miss Betsey & Miss Sally ROBBINS, Daughters of Mr. Appleton & Mrs. Mary ROBBINS.
Betsey died Aug'st 4th 1803. AET 29.
Sally died July 12th, 1808. AEt 26.
They both died of the spotted fever. In life they were Beloved. In death they are Lamented.
Celia Eliza, Daughter of Henry & Celia ROBBINS, Died Feb. 28, 1846. Æ 10 yrs. 8 m. 10 d.
Love could not keep thee here.
For He who loved thee best.
Has taken thy gentle spirit where
The weary are at rest.
David ROBBINS, Son of Mr. Daniel & Mrs. Prudence ROBBINS, died Aug'st ye 20th 1757. In the 9th year of his Age.
Here lies the Body of Mrs. Elisabeth ROBBINS, wife of Capt. Joshua Robbins, Esq'r, who Dec'd April ye 24th 1736. Aged about 71 years.
Elisabeth, Daughter of Capt. Joshua ROBBINS, Dec'd June the 3rd 1733, in ye 14th Year of her Age.
Elisah ROBBINS, died Jan 29, 1844. Æ 80.
Ellen M., daughter of Robert & Mary ROBBINS, died Feb. 27, 1861. Æ 21.
Peacful thy slumber Sister rest;
Pain & Sorrow o'er thou aret blest.
Here Lyeth ye Body of Eunice, ye Daughter of Joshua ROBBINS & Abigail His Wife, Who Died September ye 19, 1736; In ye 19th year of Her Age.
Eunice ROBBINS, Daughter of Mr. John & Mrs. Martha ROBBINS, died July ye 24th 1754. In the 13th Year of her Age.
Gordon ROBBINS, died March 3, 1856. Æ 26.
Rositer ROBBINS, died at Vernon City, California, Dec. 1, 1849, Æ 22.
Henry Augustus, Son of Henry & Celia ROBBINS, died July 19, 1841. Æ 3 y'rs & 7 mo.
Henry B. ROBBINS, died May 22, 1881. Æ 65.
Here lies the Body of Capt. Joshua ROBBINS, who Dec'd May ye 30th 1733, in the 52nd Year of his Age.
In Memory of Mr. Josiah ROBBINS, who died July 27th 1794. In the 69th Year of his Age.
Josiah, Son of Josiah & Harriet ROBBINS, died Apr. 22, 1831. Aged 5 yrs. & 2 mo's.
Julia ROBBINS, Died Feb. 1, 1843. Æ. 23.
In Memory of Mr. Levi ROBBINS, he departed this life Oct. 21st 1793, In the 38th Year of his Age.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Mrs. Lucy ROBBINS, wife of Mr. Samuel ROBBINS, who died Novem'r ye 5th 1753. In the 65th year of her Age.
In Memory of Lucy ROBBINS, Daughter of Mr. Josiah & Mrs. Judith ROBBINS, who died Decem'r 6th 1771. In the 15th year of her Age.
Hee lies Interr'd the Body of Mrs. Mahetabel ROBBINS, wife of Mr. Hezekiah ROBBINS, who died Sept. 4th 1757. In the 20th year of her Age.
Maria Rossiter, Daughter of Robert & Mary ROBBINS, died Feb. 10, 1835. Aged 2 Y'rs 1 mo.
Rest sweet babe thou hast gone from thy Parents to thy Saviours arms.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Mrs. Martha ROBBINS, Relict to Mr. Richard ROBBINS, who departed this life Aug'st ye 21st 1753. In the 63rd year of her Age.
Here lyeth ye body of Martha, daughter of Mr. Richard & MArtha ROBBINS, who died October ye 28th An. Do. 1729, aged about 4 years.
In Memory of Miss Martha ROBBINS, daughter of Mr. Josiah & Mrs. Judith ROBBINS, who departed this Life Septem'r 29th AD. 1789, in the 26th year of her Age.
Martha G. ROBBINS, daughter of Elisha & Sarah ROBBINS, died May 1-st 1807, aged 6 years & 13 days.
In Memory of Mrs. Mary ROBBINS, Wife of Mr. Robert ROBBINS, & Daughter of Mr. Thomas & Mrs. Lucy WELLS, who died Jan'y 2nd 1791, in the 23d year of her Age.
Mary Rose, wife of Oliver ROBBINS, died Nov. 11, 1795, aged 42.
Oliver ROBBINS, died April 14, 1829, aged 81.
Henry M. GRISWOLD, died at Honolulu S. I., Nov. 1, 1847, aged 38.
Mary R. ROBBINS, died at Chester, Ill., Nov. 7, 1851, aged 70.
In Memory of Mary ROBBINS, wife of Appleton ROBBINS, who died July 6, 1813. AEt. 68.
Mary, wife of Robert ROBBINS, died Jan. 16, 1847. Æ 44.
The brightness of her setting sun
Assurance gave of a glorious morn.
Mary ROBBINS, died April 15, 1848. Æ 80.
The memory of the just is blessed.
Mary, wife of Thomas ROBBINS, died March 6, 1879, Æ 85.
Here lyeth ye body of Obedence, son of Mr. Richard & Martha ROBBINS born Arch ye 12, and died June ye 3d 1730.
Here lies Buried the Body of Mrs. Rebecca ROBBINS, wife of Mr. William ROBBINS, of Wethersfield, who Departed this Life March the 23d 1762. Aged 29 Years.
Rebecca Crane, wife of William ROBBINS, died Oct. 29, 1866. Æ 77.
Here Lieth the Body of Mr. Richard ROBBINS, Who Died Febr'y ye 8th 1738. In the 51 year of His Age.
In Memory of Mr. Robert ROBBINS, who died Nov. 29, 1827. Æ 63.
Robert ROBBINS, died June 1, 1833. Æ 62.
Abigail ROBBINS, died April 1, 1836. Æ 66.
Oliver ROBBINS, died April 9, 1849, Æ 42.
George ROBBINS, died Aug 12, 1866, Æ 62.
Robert ROBBINS, died March 29, 1852. Æ 50.
He like the gentle eve of day
Breathed forth his soul and passed away.
Alice Virginia, infant daughter of R. & J. ROBBINS, Died March 25, 1852. Æ 4 m.
In Memory of Samuel, son of Mr. John ROBBINS, Jun'r & Mrs. Martha, his wife; he Died Sept'r 23d 1760 in ye 3d Month of his age.
Sarah, wife of Elisha ROBBINS, died March 16, 1853, Æ 87 Y. 4 M.
Sarah ROBINS, died April 16, 1876. Æ 69.
Harriet ROBBINS, died Feb. 17, 1888. Æ 87.
In Memory of Col. Solomon ROBBINS, Esq. He was benevolent, sincere and unaffectedly pioous, a fond & tender husband, a kind parent, sincerely devoted to religious duties and the care of his consort. He was taken from the fleeting things of this life Dec. 1st 1794, in the 52-d year of his age.
Here Lies the Bodys of William & David ROBBINS, Sons of Mr. William & Mrs. Rebecca ROBBINS, who Died April the 3d 1759. Aged 10 Days.
William ROBBINS, died Aug. 4, 1854. Aged 70.
Alvin ROBERTS, died Dec. 18, 1851, Aged 45.
Harriet, his wife, died Jan. 26, 1865. Aged 63.
Doct. Ashbel ROBERTSON died Feb. 18, 1847, aged 60.
His memory in the hearts of his friends is his best epitaph.
Emily ROBERTSON, died May 13, 1860. Aged 69.
There is rest for the weary
Henry C. ROBERTSON, died in New York, Jan 25, 1864. Æ 35.
I would not hear a Seraph Choir
Unless thy voice could join the rest.
Here lies interr'd the Body of Mr. John ROSE, who Departed This Life June the 5th 1751. In the 78th year of his Age.
Here lies the Body of Mrs. Martha ROSE, the wife of Mr. Samuel ROSE, who died June ye ___, 1747, in the 26th year of her Age.
Mary ROSE, died Dec. 11, 1762. Æ 36.
Abigail ROSE, died Jun 14, 1767. Æ 22.
Samuel ROSE, died Nov. 18, 1779. Æ 65.
George ROSE, died July 12, 1825. Æ 45.
Mary ROSE, died May 30, 1832. Æ 74.
John ROSE, died April 1, 1838. Æ 79.
John ROSE, died Dec. 10, 1859. Æ 71.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Mrs. Sarah ROSE, Relict of Mr. John ROSE, who departed this life, May ye 31st AD. 1763. In ye 88th year of her Age.
Here lies the body of Wilson ROWLANDSON, who Dec'd July Ye 3d 1735, aged 33 years.
In Memory of Mrs. Anna, wife of Mr. William ROWLANDSON, who died July 23d, 1770, in ye 38 Year of her Age.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Mrs. Abigail RUSSEL, ye 2nd wife of Mr. John RUSSEL,who departed this Life Septem'r the 3rd A.D. 1756. In the 39th year of her Age.
In Memory of Mrs. Elizabeth RUSSEL, Wife of TIn Memory ofthy RUSSEL, Jun., Who died July 6-th 1808, aged 30 years.
The God she loved is her eternal joy,
And songs of Praise are her Devine employ.
Here lies Interr'd the Body of Mr. John RUSSEL, who died Jan'r the 16th 1746. In the 81st year of his Age.
Anna, wife of Wm. H. RUSSELL, died Feb. 24, 1860. Aged 21 Y'rs & 9 mo's.
Alsa she has left us her spirit has fled,
HEr body now slumbers along with the dead,
HEr Saviour hath called her; to him she has gone,
Be ye also ready to follow her soon.
Lucy B., wife of Daniel RUSSELL, died Aug 17, 1845. Æ 56.
Here lies the Body of Mrs. Elisabeth RUSSEL, wife of Mr. John RUSSEL, whod died Nov'r the 10th 1745, in the 42nd Year of her Age.
In Memory of Harriett, daughter of Daniel & Lucy RUSSELL, who died Sept. 21, 1843. Æ 30.
Death of its sing disarmed, she knew no fear,
But tasted heaven e've while she lingered here.
Oh happy saint! may we like thee be blest,
In life be faithful, and in death find rest.
In Memory of John RUSSELL, who departed this Life August 16th AD. 1773. In the 75th Year of his Age.
In Memory of Lucy Ward RUSSELL, Daughter of Daniel & Lucy RUSSELL, who died July 14, 1836. Aged 16 Years.
This stone which parent fondness rears.
Attests the promise of her op'ning years.
And while it stands, proclaims to passers by
Death leaves a shining mark and youth may die.
In Memory of Maria Smith, Daughter of Daniel & Lucy RUSSELL, who died May 23, 1840. Æ 24.
Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord
Here lies ye Body of Martha, ye wife of Mr. John RUSSELL, who died July ye 15th 1740, in ye 73 year of her Age.
In Memory of Mrs. Martha RUSSELL, Wife of Maj. TIn Memory ofthy RUSSELL, who died August 13th 1808. Aged 62 years.
Mr. TIn Memory ofthy RUSSELL, died Jan. 27, 1832. Æ 87.
Augustus SARGENT, born Feb. 23, 1836. died Jan. 26, 1885.
Katharine H., his wife, born Sept 25, 1854, died Mar. 20, 1893.
Nellie Hanmer, only child of Augustus & Katharine H. SARGENT, born Jan. 28, 1884. Died May 26, 1890.
Philip SARGENT, born June 28, 1810, died Mar. 27, 1887.
Ann M., his wife, born Feb. 29, 1821, died Apr. 9, 1895.
Sarah, wife of Horace SAVAGE, died Jan. 14, 1869, aged 79.
In Memory of Martha, wife of Calvin SEARS, who died Mar. 22, 1825, in her 35 year.
Amiable, pious & benevolent in Life,
Calm & resign'd, at the approach of death.
Lucy, Relict of Jacob SEBOR, Died Sept. 12, 1865. Æ 85.
In Memory of Miss Lorana SEELY, daughter of Joshua & Martha SEELY, who departed this life July 10th 1811, aged 19 years 5 months & 8 days.
Let frantic mirth turn pensive here,
Here let youth week its transient bloom;
Let friendship pay the tribut tear,
Loranah moulders in the tomb.
In Memory of Mrs. Marth SEELY, Wife of Mr. Joshua SEELY, who departed this Life July 13th 1795, aged 22 years.
Edward SHEPARD, June 26, 1783 - Sept. 5, 1862.
Mary Ayrault, his wife, May 29, 1785 0 Feb 14, 1854.
Mary Ann SHEPARD, June 15, 1819 - June 4, 1892.
Sarah Belden SHEPARD, Nov. 24, 1826 0 Aug. 5, 1843.
Elizabeth SHEPARD, June 1, 1821 - Aug 29, 1896. [error, she died July 29, 1896].
Sarah Belden, daughter of Edward & Mary SHEPARD, died Aug. 5, 1843. Æ 17.
When called to mourn the early doom
Of one affection held most dear,
While o'er the closing silent tomb,
The bleeding heart distills the tears;
Though love its tribute sad will pay
And early streams of solace shun --
Still, still, the humble soul should say
In lowest dust -- Thy will be done.
Cha's A. SHERMAN, born April 5, 1838. died May 26, 1870. Sergt. Major 12. Reg. Ct. Vol.
Marshall E. SHERMAN, born Oct. 5, 1840, died March 31, 1863. A member of Co. C., 16 Reg't. C. V.
Betsey SIMPSON, died Jan. 18, 1879. Aged 68.
Abraham SKAATS, died Feb. 20, 1867. Æ. 76 y'rs.
Mary, his wife, died Nov. 18, 1868. Æ 79 y'rs.
Mary SKAATS, born May 29, 1815, died Oct. 16, 1831.
David SKAATS, Ann, his wife, died Nov. 19, 1886. Æ 69 y'rs.
Fanny SKAATS, died July 14, 1865. Æ 20 y'rs.
Charles B. SKAATS, born Aug. 5, 1849, died Feb. 8, 1850, son of David & Ann SKAATS.
Mary E. Æ 3 Mo's
Emma F. Æ 1 Mo.
Ella J., Æ 7 Weeks.
Horace E. Æ 4 Mo's.
Children of Joseph & Abbie SKAATS.
Frank B., Son of Albert N. & Carrie B. SKAATS, Died Mar. 27, 1892. Aged 10 mo's.
In Memory of Mary SKAATS, Daughter of Abraham and Mary SKAATS, who died Oct. 16-th 1831, aged 16 years.
Mary E., daughter of Joseph & Abigail H. SKAATS, Died Aug. 14, 1851. Æ 3 M.
I'll take this little lamb said He,
And fold it to my breast.
Protection she shall find in me,
In me be ever blest.
George W. SLATER, Dec. 25, 1825. Feb 5, 1868.
Julia A. SLATER, Feb. 22, 1853. May 22, 1835.
Allyn SMITH, died Nov. 15, 1839. Æ 68.
Rebecca Baldwin, his wife, died Dec. 18 1876. Æ 97.
Caroline G. died Feb. 1, 1814. Æ 11.
Morgan H., died Aug. 10, 1828. Æ 22.
Porter, died Apr. 1, 1838. Æ 23.
In Memory of Mr. Ashbel SMITH, Who died Oct. 10th, 1811, in the 52d year of his age.
Edward D., Son of James & Esther T. SMITH, Born Feb. 18, 1841. Died Feb. 7, 1865.
In Memory of Elvein SMITH, who died April 23, 1836. Æ 52.
Esther T., wife of James SMITH, Born Apr. 25, 1795. Died Oct. 29, 1871.
George SMITH, died June 15, 1854. Æ 81.
George SMITH, Lucy R., his wife, Died April 16, 1882. Aged 69.
Maria S. SALLS, Died April 18, 1889. Aged 74 Y'rs.
In Memory of Henry SMITH, who died June 3d 1827, In the 31st year of his age.
In Memory of Mrs. Hope SMITH, who died Aug. 14th, 1818, aged 56 years.
In Memory of Mr. Israel SMITH, who died March 7th AD. 1799, in the 85th year of his age.
James SMITH, born Feb. 9, 1793. Died Feb. 11, 1867.