Old Quaker Burying Place

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.

Inscriptions in the Old Quaker Burying-place.
(As inscribed on the stones.)


In memory of
CORNELIUS B BALDWIN
who died Apr 2, 1857
aged 72 years.

EUNICE
wife of
Cornelius B Baldwin
died Sept 4,1864
aged 71 years.

In
memory of
LEWIS BRONSON
who died
Jan 15, 1856
ae 4 yrs.
Wrapt in the shades of death
No more that friendly face I see
Empty oh! empty every place
Once filled so well by thee.

LUTHER LEWIS
BR0N SON
Died
Nov 17, 1858
aged 16 yrs, 1 mo
& 15 ds.

DENNIS BUCKINGHAM
died
March 17, 1862 ae 37.


ELECTA MARSH
wife of
C. O. Copley
died June 2,1876
aged 77.

JULIA M
wife of
Ansona Eggleston
Died
March 5, 1861

LUTHER
son of Ansona
& Julia M Eggleston
Died
Feb 3, 1860
AE. 4 mos & 7 ds.

In
memory of
CAPT.
AMASA FERRISS
died April 26, 1811
in the 51 year
of his age.

In
memory of
ANNA wife of
Joseph Ferriss
who died Oct 15, 1850
aged 72 years.

In
memory of
ANNIS
wife of
Daniel H Ferriss
who died
Feb 19, 1852
AE 81 yrs & 8 mo.

CONSTANTINE W FERRISS
Born
Nov 19, 1809
died
July 27, 1879.

EUNICE
CORDELIA
daughter of
Zechariah &
Hannah Ferriss, died
Oct 10, 1829
aged 3 years
8 mo 20 days.
The once loved form now cold and dead
Each mournful thought employs
And nature weeps her comforts fled
And withered all her joys.

In memory of
MRS ABIGAIL FERRISS
Consort of Mr. David
Ferriss who departed
this life Sept 11, 1797
aged 66 years.
MR DAVID FERRISS
was born Sept 18, 1726
and deceased July 20, 1800
in the 74th year of his age.
To whose memory this stone is erected.

In memory of
DANIEL H FERRISS
who died Apr 2, 1843
aged 72 years.
DAVID
son of Daniel H &
Annis Ferriss died
Jan 2,1799
aged 4 mo.
EUNICE FERRISS
died July 28, 1869
A3 63.
MR JOSEPH FERRISS
died Feb 14, 1814
aged 82 years.

In
memory of
JOANNA wife of
Joseph Ferriss
who died
Dec 7, 1823
aged 89 years.

In memory of
JULIA ANN FERRISS
who departed this life
July 13, A D 1817
aged 16 years.

In memory of
PHEBE FERRISS
wife of Zachariah Ferriss
who died
May 14, 1811
aged 68years 4rno
& 5 days.

RACHEL G
wife of
Constantine W Ferriss
died
Oct 23, 1854
aet 43.
Mother of Benjamin & Arthur Ferriss.

In memory of
MRS REUMAH FERRISS
Consort of Mr. Daniel H
Ferriss & the daughter of
—Mr. John Hull & Mrs. Eunice
Hull who departed this life
on the 3d day of Nov. 1793
in the 29th year of her age
and also of
HENRY FERRISS son
of Daniel H Ferriss & Reumah
Ferriss who died Oct 1st, A D
1794 aged 11 months.
Not virtue’s charms nor innocence can save
Nor death’s cold arms permit a wish’d return
But Youths fair smiles must find an early grave
Tho’ Nature shudder and tho’ Friendship mourn.


In
memory of
ZACHARIAH FERRISS
who died
Feby 19, 1804
aged 65 years.
HANNAH
wife of
Zachariah Ferriss
died Aug 1, 1861
aged 82 yrs 7 mo
& 22 Ds.

ZACHARIAH FERRISS
died Aug 30, 1860
Aged 82 yrs 1 mo
& 19 Ds.

In
memory of
NATHANIEL GALUIA
who died March 6,1822
aged 40 years.

POLLY HILL
wife of Silas Hill
died Sept 26, 1854
Aged 63 years.

SILAS HILL
died
Oct 7, 1874
Aged 85 yrs 5 mos
& 21 days.
The strong must die.

SILAS BYRON
son of Silas &
Polly Hill
died June 13, 1860
Aged 25 yrs 9 mo
& 22ds.

MOODY HOWES
Died
Nov 19, 166
ae2 ys & 6 mo.

MASORHAM HOWES
Died
July 9, 1854
AE 22 y 11 mo
& 15 ds.
My body ‘neath the sod now lies
My spirit dwells in yonder skies
Whatever may have been my lot
Since you’ve been spared to see me die.
And ‘neath the mouldering grave to lie
One friendly tear I pray you to shed
Upon my low and humble bed.

In
memory
MARANDA E
daughter of
Dr. B. B. &
Hopestill Hull
who died
Jan 9, 1855
aged 7 years.

JANE O
wife of
Henry W Mallett
died
June 11, 1866
aged 43 yrs.

AMOS H MARSH
died
Oct 1 , 1860
Aet 75 yrs.

ANN
wife of
Amos H Marsh
died
Mar 22, 1877
Aet 90 yrs.

ARTHUR P
son of
Orman B &
Amy M Marsh
died
Mar 16, 1850
aged 4 y’rs
& 9 mo.

In memory of
BETSEY E
widow of
Elihu Marsh 2d
who died
Oct 23, 1851 Aged 85.

In memory of
BRADLEY MARSH
who died
April 25, 1834
aged 54 years.

CORNELIA A
wife of
Decater P Marsh
died
NOV 11, 1866
AE 29.
Asleep in Jesus blessed sleep
From which none ever wake to weep.

In memory of
ELIHU MARSH 2D
who died
Dec 1, 1830
aet 54.

In
memory of
JOHN MARSH
who died
Mar 31, 1849
aet 53 yrs 8 mo
& 12 days.

In
memory of
MIRIAM MARSH
who died
Oct 1, 1818
aged 65

ORMAN B MARSH
Died
May 18, 1877
AE 74.

In
memory of
SALLY
wife of
Bradley Marsh
& daughter of Philip
& Elizabeth Wells
who died Dec. 8, 1827
AE 44.

In
memory of
SAMUEL MARSH
who died
May 14, 1822
aged 70 years.

SAMUEL D MARSH
died
May 6, 1856
Aet 64.

POLLY
wife of
Samuel D Marsh
died May 24, 1863 Aet 74.

In
memory of
SUSAN M
daughter of John &
Teressa Marsh
died Oct5, 1818
aged 1 year & 7 months.

In memory of
TRESSA MARSH
wife of
John Marsh
who died
Nov 16, 1831
Aged 33.

MARIA
wife of
John Marsh died
Aug 17, 1868 54 yrs 7 mo.
& 3 ds.

Two infant
daughters of
Walter &
Arabella Marsh.

CATHARINE M.
daughter of
John &
Sophia McMahon
died Nov 9, 1870
AE. 33.

CORNELIUS MCMAHON
son of
John &
Sophia McMahon
died
May 11, 1853
AE 31 yrs & 4 ds.

ELIZABETH E
daughter of
John & Sophia
McMahon
died
June 23, 1855
aged 30 yrs.

JOHN MCMAHON
died
Oct 12, 1853
aged 66 yrs.

NETTIE
daughter of
Andrew J &
Phebe W McMahon
died
July 24, 1872
AE. 3 weeks.

MARCUS W
son of
John &
Sophia McMahon
died
Sept 4, 1861
AE 20.

CHARLES E
son of
Samuel C &
Julia M
Millington
died
June 9, 1871
ae 11.

BETSEY ANN
MOREHOUSE
wife of
Minor Morehouse
died
June 20, 1852
aged 51 yrs
& 8 mo.

ELECTRA MOREHOUSE
died
Feb 6, 1878
aged 83 yrs.
Well done good and faithful servant.

In
memory of
JOHN MOREHOUSE
who died
Oct 17, 1828
aged 66 years.

In
memory of
LEMUEL MOREHOUSE
who died
Dec. 16, 1839
aged 73.

LYMAN B MOREHOUSE
Born
Jan 8, 1801
died
Aug 31, 1871.

In
memory of
MABLE
wife of
John Morehouse
who died
May 25, 1847
aged 82 yrs.

In
memory of
MEHETABLE
wife of
Lemuel Morehouse
who died
Sept 21, 1860
aged 96 yrs 7 mo & 2 ds.

MORTIMER B MOREHUUSE
died
May 5, 1849
aged 24 yrs 7 mo
& 7 ds.

CAROLINE M
daughter of Edward M &
Polly Ann
Noble died
June 25, 1851 AE 1 y’r &
10 mo.

CHAUNCY NOBLE
Died
Oct 24 1857
aged 62 y’rs.

EDWARD M NOBLE
Died
March 30, 1853
aged 32.

SALLY
wife of
Chauncy Noble
Died
Dec 31, 1863
aged 64 yrs.

CLARK A
son of
Stephen &
Mary Osborn
died
May 13, 1857 AE 2 ys
& 11 mo.

MARY
wife of
Stephen Osborn
died
April 23, 1862
ae 37.

OLIVER J OSBORN
died
June 11, 1857
aged 30.
In the midst of life we are in death.

WALTER
Son of
James &
Caroline Osborn
died Sept 18, 1854
ae 6 mo.

WATSON D OSBORN
died
July 21, 1875
Aged 21 yrs
& 11 mos.
The Lord gave and the Lord bath taken away.

CHARLES G PECK
Died
July 2, 1875
ae 50.
Be ye also ready for in such an hour
as ye think not the Son of Man cometh.

In
memory of Two
Infant children of
Charles G &
Amelia A Peck
Died
June 9, 1860.
Then why murmer parents with sad discontent
The message received from your bountiful Lord
Remember the beauteous Jewels was lent
Nor bewail the dear gems to its owner restored.

MRS
P PECK
In memory of
PRISCILLA
wife of Joseph
Peck daughter of Tho
Starr is preserved by
This Monument
She died Nov 20th
1788 in the 23 year
of her age.

ELLEN S
wife of
Rufus B Pike
Died
March 31, 1869
AE 28.

OLIVER W PICKET
died Feb 18, 1846
aged 48 years.

DANIEL A PICKETT
died
Jan 16, 1844
aged 76 years.

ANNA PICKETT
wife of
Daniel A Pickett
died March 18, 1812
aged 42 years.

Erected to the
memory of
EPHRAIM PLATT
who departed this life
Sep 26, 1798 in the 50th
year of his age.

Erected
to the memory of
HOPESTILL
relict of
Ephraim Platt
who died
Oct 29, 1808,
in the 60th year of her age.

Lucy
wife of
Jacob B Platt
died
Mar 17, 1852
AE 73.
Peace to thy dust affection’s lay
Proclaim how well thy worth was known
And tears which friends thy memory pay
Can teach us more than sculptured stone.

Erected to perpetuate
the Memory of
ZALMON PLATT
who departed this life Dec’r
12th 1802 in the 24th year
of his age.

JACOB B PLATT
died
July 16, 1845
AE 71

SERGEANT
HENRY RUBY
of the U S Regular Army
died
Nov 11, 1863
ae 27

ORRIN J RUBY
died
March 20, 1864
ae 29.

JARED WAY,
died
April 6, 1865
AE 89.
MABEL
his wife
died
March 11, 1866
AE 88.

JANE
wife of
Jerome Way
died
Sept 26, 1866
AE 49.

POLLY
wife of
Jerome Way
died
July 26, 1856
AEt 53 years.

CHARLOTTE M
daughter of
Hezekiah &
Eunice A Wells
died
Nov 5, 1853
AE 28.


Died
Sept 10, 1828
EDGAR C son
of Hezekiah &
Eunice A Wells
aged 1 yr &
6 mo.

EUNICE ANN
wife of Hezekiah Wells
died
Aug 2, 1846
AE 52.

HEZEKIAH WELLS
died
July 7, 1861
AE 82.


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