GAYLORDSVILLE CEMETERY
taken from the 

HISTORY
OF THE TOWNS OF
NEW MILFORD
AND 
BRIDGEWATER,
CONNECTICUT,
1703 1882,
BY
SAMUEL ORCUTT.

HISTORY OF NEW MILFORD.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES.

Transcribed by Richard M. Clarke
of New Milford.


ANDREW E BAILEY 
Died 
Dec 20, 1872 
AE 32. 


JAMES A Son of 
Joel W & 
Laura A Bailey 
died 
July 14, 1841 
AE 4 y'rs 4mo 
& 21 days. 


JOEL W BAILEY 
Died 
July 15, 1879 
AE 71. 


LAURA A
wife of 
Joel W Bailey 
Died 
Apr 14, 1876 
AE 67. 


Sacred 
to ye memory of Mr
GEMALIEL BALDWIN Died 
Decr ye 25th, 1765 AL 49.
Death great Proprietor 
of all tis thine
To tread out Empire & to quench ye Stars. 


DELIA A 
daughter of 
Freeman G & 
Mary R. Bates 
Died May 2. 1872 
AE 21 y'rs 8 mo 
& 2 D's.
Weep not for her who's now at rest 
Where care and pain no more anoy
Her spirit smiles from that bright shore
And softly whispers Weep no more. 


JOHN 
son of 
Freeman G & Rachel 
Bates Died Feb 7, 1880 
Aged 32. 


In memory of Mrs 
ABIAH Wife of 
Mr Benjm Bennitt who 
Died October ye 
22, A D 1758 
Aged 31 years. 


MARY Dau of 
Mr Benjni Bennitt 
& Mrs Abiah His Wife 
who Died October ye A D 1758 
Aged 15 ds. 


MARSHALL BENEDICT 
Died July 24,1871 
AE 56. 


In memory of 
SALLY BENSON 
wife of John 
Benson who 
Died April 4 
1823 Aged 32. 


Father 
and 
Mother 
CALVIN H BRIGGS 
Died 
Sep 23, 1880 
Aged 69 Yrs 
& 9 Mos. 

LOIS H GOODWIN 
His Wife 
Died 


EUSEBIA BRIGGS 
wife of 
Ralph Briggs 
Died 
Mar 25, 1843 
Aged 28 yrs 11 mos. 


JAMES BRIGGS 
Died 
May 12, 1859 
AE 78 yrs 8 mos 
& 12 Ds. 
Ever in Rest. 


In memory of 
PATIENCE wife of 
Zephaniah Briggs 
who died May 3, 1829 
in the 76 year 
of her age. 


VICTOR H 
son of 
Hustid W & Elizabeth 
Briggs 
Died Sept 17, 1877 
Aged 22. 


In 
memory of 
ZEPHANIAH Briggs 
who Died 
Dec 16, 1837 
AE 101 years. 


CELICIA BR0WNSON 
a member of 
Truman Gaylord's 
family 
died Jan 20, 1838 
aged 21 years. 


MARY A 
wife of 
Wm J Buckingham 
Died 
Jan 11, 1875 
AE 42. 
Little 
Sheldon 
The Lord hath need of him. 


SHELDON G 
son of 
William J & 
Mary A 
Buckingham I died May 17, 1874 
AE 5yrs. 


MERCILLA 
only 
daughter of 
Gorge & Sarah 
Butler 
Died 
Aug 3d, 1850 
AE 4 yrs 2 mo. 


In memory of 
ABIJAH CABLE 
who died 

April 13, 1825 aged 49 years. 


In memory of 
CHARLOTTE 
daughter of 
Daniel & Nancy Cable 
who died 
Oct 14, 1831 
Aged 1 year 
& 1 month. 


In memory of 
ELIJAH CABLE son of Daniel Cable 
who Died Nov 23, 1818 
AEt 36 years. 


In memory of 
EUNICE 
wife of Daniel Cable 
died 
Sept 17, 1818 
AEt 66. 


In memory of 
DANIEL CABLE 
who died 
Aug 26, 1831 
AEt 86. 


PAULINA D 
wife of 
Abijah Cable 
Died 
Oct 11, 1859 
Aged 26. 


FRANK TURNEY 
son of Abijah & 
Paulina D Cable 
Died 
Oct 10, 1859 
Aged 3 yrs. 


In memory of 
RUTH CABLE 
wife of Abijah Cable 
who died 23d Sept 
1820 
Aged 51years. 


BARNETTE CAMP 
son of 
William T & Lydia A Camp 
Died 
June 5, 1860 
AEt 23 yr's. 
Oh shed no tear for him the sainted one 
Thus early summoned from a world of woe 
Life's battle oer lies gained the victors crown 
And angel hands have placed it on his brow. 


EDWIN S 
Son of 
William T & Lydia A Camp 
Died 
May 15, 1867 
AEt 24 yrs. 
Weary days and months of suffering 
Hard to bear are ended now 
And a glory bright and heavenly 
Rest upon our loved one's brow. 


FANNY E 
daughter of 
William T & Lydia A Camp 
Died 
Nov 27, 1855 
AE 19 y'rs. 
I am going sisters brothers 
Weep not mother when I'm gone 
Jesus will be with you ever 
And you will not be alone 
Now my Saviour now I come 
Friends adieu I'm going home. 


In memory of 
HANNAH wife of 
Day Chamberlin 
who died 
Nov 30, 1847 
aged 55yrs 
& 9 mo. 


CHARLIE J 
son of 
Julian E & Phebe M 
Clark 
Died Oct It, 1879 
aged 1 year. 
On that beautiful shore. 


JAMES H JR 
son of 
James H & 
Lucy Coleman 
Died I April 7, 1849 
aged 2 y'rs & 5 mo. 
Sleep lovely babe 
And take thy rest 
God called thee home 
He thought it best. 


Our Rose Bud 
ALLIE BELLE 
daughter of 
Doct Chas F & 
Allie M Couch 
Died 
Jan 30, 1871 
AE 5 Mo & 17 Ds. 


In memory of 
CHARLOTT 
daughter of 
Jabez & 
Anna Covill 
who died 
Aug 5,1849 
AE 16 yr's & 11 mo. 


ELLEN A 
daughter of 
Jabez V & 
Anna Covill 
Died 
July 20, 1852 
AE 15. 


JABEZ U COVILL 
Died 
June 22, 1878 
AE 8o. 
ANNA 
His wife Died 
Sept 17, 1877 
AE 79. 


In memory of 
MARTHA 
daughter of 
Jabez & 
Anna Covill 
who died 
Sept 14, 1848 
AE 21 y'rs& 2 mo. 


ALEXANDER E CRANKRIGHT 
of Co D 28th Reg Conn Vol 
Died 
at Barrancas Fla July 13, 1863 
AE 18. 


In memory of 
JEMIMA 
wife of 
James Crofut 
who died 
Dec 28, 1831 
aged 82 yrs. 


SARAH E 
Daughter of 
Horace & 
Jane Crofut 
Died Sep 13, 1872 
AE 2 yrs & 7 mo. 
Also an Infant son. 


In memory of 
CAROLINE A 
eldest daughter of the Rev Josiah L and 
Caroline Dickerson 
who departed this life 
August 16, 1836 
Aged 15 years 10 mo. 
In sure and steadfast hope to rise 
And claim her mansion in the skies 
A Christian hero her flesh laid down 
The cross exchanging for a crown. 


Sacred 
To the memory of 
CAROLINE 
wife of the Rev Josiah L Dickerson 
who departed this life 
August 6, 1833 
in the 33 year of her age. 
She has gone to join the triumphs of the skies 
And range the azure fields of pleasure there 
With mingled feelings lo I see her rise 
With mournful joy her exit to declare. 


In memory of 
Lucy E 
second daughter of 
the Rev 
Josiah L & 
Caroline Dickerson who 
departed this life 
April 12, 1838 
Aged 15 years 5 mo. 
Justified through faith alone 
Here she knew her sins forgiven 
Here she laid her burden down 
Hallowed and made meet for heaven. 


HENRY E EDWARDS 
Died 
Oct 20, 1856 AE 30. 
Quietly sleep be-loved one 
Rest from thy toil thy lobor is done 
Rest till the trump from time opening skies 
Bid thee from dust to glory arise. 


In memory of 
HANNAH 
wife of 
Thomas Edwards 
who died June 2,1862 
AE 73 y'rs. 
THOMAS EDWARDS 
died March 8, 1875 
AE 85 y'rS. 
Weep not for me my husband dear nor be too over sad 
The fewer years I lived on Earth the fewer faults I had 
God called me to his place of rest because he thought it was the best. 


In memory of 
JONATHAN EVANS 
who died 
Nov 16, 1846 
aged 68 yrs. 


JULIA 
Daughter of 
James N & 
Fanny E Evans 
Died 
July 15, 1857 
aged 1 yr & 28 ds. 


In memory of 
LEONARD 
son of 
Jonathan & 
Ruth Evans 
who died 
April 2, 1827 
Aged 14. 


LYDIA EVANS 
Died 
Aug 12, 1853 
AEt 52. 


In memory of 
RUTH 
wife of Jonathan Evans 
who 
died 
March 21, 1844 
aged 63 years. 


ABIGAIL wife 
of Wm H Fairchild 
Born 
Aug 14, 1803 
Died 
Dec 25,1855 


CHAUNCEY M 
son of 
Charles B & Ellen A 
Fairchild 
died Oct 8, 1868 
aged 7 mos. 


CHAUNCY M 
son of 
William H and 
Abigail Fairchild 
Born 
May 9, 1828 
Died 
Sep 17, 1866. 


DANIEL FAIRCHILD 
Died 
March 1, 1865 
Aet6o. 


In memory of 
DANIEL M FAIRCHILD 
who died the 16 Apr 
1819 
AEt 44 years. 


In memory of 
PHEBE 
wife of 
Daniel M Fairchild 
who died 
Feb 26, 1836 
AE 61 years. 


POLLY ANN 
Daughter of 
William & 
Laura Ferry 
Died 
March 14, 1846 
aged 5 mos. 


In memory of 
AARON GAYLORD 
who died Feby 2d, 1807 in 
the 72nd year of his 
age. 


In memory of 
Mr AARON GAYLORD 
who Died Augt ye 24th 
1767 AE 56. 


In memory of 
ARON GAY 
LORD who died 23d 
July, 1793 aged 
19 years. 



In memory of 
ARMINDA GAYLORD 
wife of David Gaylord 
who died 
Jan 23, 1827 
aged 53 yrs & 9 mo. 


Little 
Bell 
Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven. 
FLORENCE BELL 
Daughter of 
Charles S & 
Caroline J Gaylord 
died 
May 16, 1856 
AE 10 mo. 


Sacred to the Memory 
of BENJAMIN son of 
Nathan Gaylord who 
died Jany 2d, 1805 Aged 
25 Years. 
Behold fond man see here thy pictured life. 


Sacred to the memory of 
Deacon BENJAMIN GAYLORD 
who died the 6th of April, 1792 in 
the 71st Year of his age having sustained an office in the 
church 31 Years. 
Death's fatal shafts the Nervous arm unstrung 
And rests the mouldering body in the Tomb 
The Soul Triumphant to his God has flown 
And shines a laurel in Messiahs crown. 


CATHARINE 
wife of 
Ebenezer Gaylord died 
Nov 22, 1830 
aged 83 yrs. 


CHARLES S. GAYLORD 
died 
Oct 26, 1862 
AEt 50. 
I know that my redeemer liveth. 


CHARLOTTE J 
wife of 
Charles S Gaylord 
died 
June 5, 1857 
AEt 35. 
When Christ who is our life shall 
appear then shall ye also appear 
with him in glory. 


In memory of 
DANIEL son of Decn 
Benjamin & Tryal Gay 
lord who Died March 
ye 16th, 1774 AE 19. 


DANIEL GAYLORD 
died 
May 21, 1862 AE 83. 
Now if we be dead with Christ we believe that 
we shall also live with him. 


DANIEL H GAYLORD 
died 
June 28, 1831 
AEt55 


Also His wife 
PHEBE GAYLORD 
died 
May 14, 1857 
AEt 81. 


DAVID GAYLORD 
Born Jan 5, 1770 
Died Dec 17, 1847 AE 78 years. 


DELIA 
Daughter of 
Daniel Gaylord 
died 
Jan 9, 1867 
AEt 52. 


DENNIS GAYLORD 
died 
Oct 11, 1863 
AEt 91. 


died 
April 20, 1834 
ELIZABETH 
wife of Peter Gaylord 
AE 49 years 8 months 
& 4 days. 


In memory of 
EBENEZER GAYLORD 
who died August 14, 1816 
aged 70 years. 


EMILY GAYLORD 
Died Dec 16, 1856 
AEt 39. 
To live is Christ to die is gain. 


In memory of 
Mrs ESTHER wife of 
Trewman Gaylord who died Oct 6th, 1802 aged 33 years. 


EUNICE GAYLORD 
died 
Sep 29, 1879 
Aged 72. 


In memory of 
Mrs EUNICE 
wife of Capt William 
Gaylord who died 
Decr 11th, 1797 in the 
55th year of her age. 
Earth-Little Flora-Heaven. 


FLORRIE HOUGHTON daughterof 
Rev J H & A S Gaylord 
died Oct 13, 1862 
AE 1 yr 7 mos & 15 ds. 


In memory of 
HANNAH 
wife of 
Trewman Gaylord 
who died 
of Consumption 
Feb 26, 1857 
in the 59 year of 
her age. 


HARRIET GAYLORD 
Died Oct 11, 1863 
AEt 53 
I know that my redeemer liveth. 


In memory of 
HERMON I 
son of Peter & 
Elizabeth Gaylord 
who departed this 
life June 21, 1833 AE 20years 
6 months 
& 14ds. 
Behold fond youth as you pass by 
As you are now so once was I 
As I am now you soon must be 
Prepare for death and follow me. 


In memory of 
IRANA GAYLORD 
wife of Aaron Gaylord 
who died 
Sept 1st, 1807 
in the 74th year of her age. 


IRENE 
wife of Nathan Gaylord 
died 
Dec 29, 1851 
AEt 66. 
Her children rise up 
and call her blessed. 


In memory of 
JOANNA GAYLORD 
Daughter of Aron 
Gaylord who died 
25th July, 1793 aged 
24 Years. 


MARY ANN 
wife of 
John Gaylord 
died 
Nov 2, 1849 
AE 33. 


In memory of 
JOSEPH GAYLORD 
who died 
July 26, 1841 
AE 59. 
The sweet remembrance of the just 
Does flourish now he sleeps in dust. 


In memory of 
LUCY B wife of 
Wm Gaylord 
who died 
May 31, 1834 
in the 49 year 
of her age 


This stone is erected 
to perpetuate the 
memory of 
NATHAN GAYLORD 
who died of the consump 
tion July 29, 1806 
aged 57 years. 
No age nor sect from death is free 
0 think of death then think of me. 


died 
April 5, 1859 
MARY JANE 
daughter of 
John I & Mary Ann 
Gaylord AE 5 yrs 
1 mo & 24 ds. 
But Jesus said suffer lit 
tie children and forbid 
them not to come unto me 
for of such is the Kingdo 
m of heaven. 


In memory of 
MIMA GAYLORD 
Relict of 
Joseph Gaylord 
who died 
July 4, 1842 
Aged 57 yrs. 
Rest here dear friend in peaceful 
slumbers rest life's toils and labors 
all are ended now. 


NATHAN GAYLORD 
died 
March 20,1855 
AEt 81. 


In memory of 
PETER GAYLORD son of Benjn 
Gaylord who departed 
this life Sept 28th, 1793 in the 
42nd Year of his age. 


PETER GAYLORD 
died 
March 8, 1879 
Aged 95. 


In memory of


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