Gallows Hill Burying Place

........The South Farms spoken of in the following record or deed included settlers both below and some distance above this burying-place. This ground has been much neglected for some years, there having been but very few burials there within twenty or thirty years; yet it is a beautiful place for the purpose. The following shows when it was appropriated by the town:
.......New Milford, Oct 23, 1734. Then laid and appointed for a Burying place in the township of New Milford, at the South farms, a certain piece of land lying on the country road to Danburie by the place called Gallows hill butted and bounded as followeth: west upon Danburie Roade: north on a highway that runs from the country Roade to the Still River Lots: East on the Still River Lots or highway: South on common land, and is in length north and south twenty rods, and in breadth at the north end twelve rods and at the south end eight rods.
......Measured and laid out by us: (selectmen)
.........................James Hine
........................Nathaniel Bostwick
........................Joseph Bostwick

This act of the Selectmen was sanctioned by a vote of the proprietors Oct 30, 1734.

Inscriptions on the Tomb-stones

John H, son of Jon & Harriet R Bassett,d Mar 15, 1862 AE 5 yrs, 5 mo.
John Bassett died July 13, 1856 aged 26 years
George C Baldwin died Oct 8, 1851 aged 26 years
Joel Baldwin born Oct 29, 1772, died Dec 25, 1848
Mabel, wife of Joel Baldwin died June 29, 1818 aged 43
In memory of two children of Joel & Mabel Baldwin
Minerva died Nov 17, 1804 aged 2 years
Thomas died Sept 11, 1810 aged 1 year
Tamar Baldwin, wife of Joel Baldwin died Sept 26 1862 AE 72 yrs & 5 mos.
Thaddeus Baldwin died July 25, 1815 aged 80
Thaddeus E, his son died April 21, 1786 aged 22
Eli, another son died May 10, 1779 aged 5 days
Sarah, wife of Thaddeus Baldwin died Dec 29, 1798 aged 51
Polly, daughter of Joel & Mabel Baldwin died Jan 11, 1813 aged 14
John Banks died Nov 29, 1860 aged 56 years
Thirza Banks died May 3, 1859 aged 53 years
Levi L, son of John & Thirza Banks died April 15, 1848 aged 23 yrs & 8 mos
Ebenezer Blackman died April 3, 1856 aged 77 years
Eveline O, wife of Ebenezer Blackman & daughter of Samuel C & Betsey Nichols died Feb 10, 1851 aged 23 yrs.
John, son of Ebenezer & Lois Blackman died Dec 15, 1849 aged 31 yrs
Little Minnie, daughter of Ebenezer & Harriet Blackman died Jan 19, 1859 AE 4 yrs & 8 mos
Lois, wife of Ebenezer Blackman died Sep 18, 1858 AE 77 yrs
Polly W, dau of Ebenezer & Lois Blackman died March 31, 1847 aged 41 years
David Bostwick died July 16, 1860 aged 99 years 4 mos & 22 days
Mrs Deborah, wife of Robert Bostwick died 5th May 1792 aged 64 years
Hannah, wife of David Bostwick died April 18, 1848 aged 84 years 9 mos & 23 days
William Bostwick, son of Benjamin & Esther Bostwick died Aug 15th, 1797 aged 30 years
Mary, wife of James E. Briggs died Aug 2, 1843 AE 28
Isaac Briggs died June 19, 1845 AE 71 yrs
James E Briggs died Jan 8, 1851 AE 33
Mr Jesse Benedict died July 3, A D 1826 aged 68 yrs
Mrs Mary, wife to Mr. Noah Benedict died May 2, 1793 in the 50th year of her age
Hannah Bennett, wife of Stephen Bennett died July 23, 1855 aged 76 years
Stephen Bennett died Nov 24, 1838 aged 75 years
William, son of John T & Sally M Bennett died Nov 9, 1835 aged 9 mos & 9 ds
Daniel Bradshaw died March 10, 1810 aged 33 years
Mindwell Bradshaw died Oct 1, 1819 aged 78 years
William Bradshaw died Dec 28, 1818 aged 77 years
Israel Bristoll died July 23, 1829 aged 32 years
Israel, son of Thomas P & Currence Bristoll died Jan 22, 1835 aged 11 months
Sarah, wife of Nathan Bulkley died April 22, 1833 aged 46 years
Anna, wife of Israel Camp departed this life Decr 30, 1797 in the 69 year of her age
Huldah, wife of Riverius Camp died February the 17th, 1782 in the 28 year of her age
Hezekiah Camp died Dec 4, 1845 aged 87 years and
Frances, his wife died April 13, 1844 aged 82 years
Israel Camp departed this life Jany 12, 1804, in the 82d year of his age
Riverius Camp died April 23, 1824 in his 74 year
Lysander Cole died May 21, 1876 aged 77
Sally Wildman, his wife died Oct 7, 1871 aged 68
Nathan Cornwall Junr of Danbury died New Milford with the small-pox March 26th A D 1801 aged 18 years 11 mos & 8 days
Horace B Crane, son of Stephen Crane Esq and the late Hannah Crane died Jan 28, 1825 aged
19 years & 5 ms
Mr Isaac Crane died Sept 23d, 1800 in the 34th year of his age. Also
Mrs Roane, his wife died Sept 26th, 1800 in the 31st year of her age
James Derry died at Brookfield Con Mar 9, 1839 AE 36
Brewster Easton died Nov 30, 1835 AE 65
Sarah, wife of Brewster Easton died Feb 19, 1860 AE 77
Sarah, wife of Hanford Edwards died Nov 13, 1855 AE 72 Yrs 6 mo & 11 Ds
Hanford Edwards died March 17, 1867 AE 82 Yrs 6 mo & 5 Ds
Rachel, wife of Hanford Edwards died Oct 7, 1870 AE 83 ys 6 Ms &10 Ds
Abel Edwards died April 5, 1826 AE 73. Also
Sarah, his wife died Feb 19, 1842 AE 83
Hannah Fairchild died Oct 15, 1854 AE 85
Rachel Caroline, wife of Elijah B Fenton & daughter of Stephen & Hannah Bennett, died Sept 14,
1843 AE 33 yrs 4 mo & 18 ds.
Sophia, daughter of Foster & Eunice M Hurlbert died Aug 29, 1813 AE 2 yrs & 3 mo
David A Foster died July 23, 1866 AE 74
Marietta P Noble, his wife died Oct 1, 1873 AE 78
Susan Elizabeth, daughter of David & Marietta P Foster died May 22, 1871 AE 44
John Penfield, son of James A & Susan H Giddings died Oct 11, 1850 AE 25 Yrs 6 Mos & 4 Ds
Susan H, wife of James A Giddings died June 10, 1868 AE 62
Anna, wife of Sturges Goodsell died Oct 15, 1839 aged 44 yrs 6 mo & 4 ds
Burr, son of Sturges & Anna Goodsell died March 31, 1865 aged 19 years
Eliza A, daughter Sturges & Anna Goodsell died Dec 7, 1844 AE 25
Henry, son of Sturges & Anna Goodsell died Jan 16, 1845 aged 21 yrs
Sturges Goodsell died May 2, 1869 AE 76 yrs
Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph & Samantha Hawley died Sep 22, 1844 aged 5 yrs & 6 mo
Mr Amos Hubbell died Sept 25, 1825 aged 35 years
Clement Hubbell died Jan 21, 1839 aged 86 years & 7 mo
[Clement Hubbell & Mrs Hepzibah Hubbell. He died Aug 12 A D 1747 aged 4 years]
Sarah, wife of Clement Hubbell died Jan 3, 1838 aged 86 years 4 mo & 15 ds
Urania, daughter of Amos & Rinda Hubbell died Jan 26, 1816 AE 3 yrs & 3 mos
Foster Hurlburt died April 13, 1842 aged 65 y & 6 mo
Sally Hurlburt, daughter of Foster Hurlburt died April 5, 1833 aged 28 y & 6 mo
Samuel C, son of Foster & Eunice M Hurlburt died Sept 5, 1813 AE 6 yrs 7 mo & 19 ds
Annis B, wife of Gideon Hull died July 21, 1868 aged 75
David Hull died Dec 19, 1822 aged 55 years
Deborah, Dau of John & Eunice Hull died March 5, 1797 aged 20 years
Eunice, wife of John Hull died March 16, 1830 aged 93 years
Gideon Hull died June 30, 1855 aged 60
John Hull died Dec 28, 1808 aged 70 years
Sally, wife of David Hull died Oct 15, 1802 aged 32 years
Urania, daut of John & Eunice Hull died Feb 10, 1809 aged 35 years
Mr David Jackson died 26th Dec, 1754 aged 47 years
Eldad Jackson, son of the Rev Henry Jackson and Martha, his wife, died Mar 14, 1777 aged 14
days
Henry Jackson, son of the Rev Henry Jackson and Martha, his wife, died Jany 29, 1782 aged 1
year and 10 months
Hannah, relict of Mr David Jackson died June 11th, 1784 aged 70 years
Henry Jackson died Apr 3, 1861 aged 75
Rev Henry Jackson A.M. died Nov 24th, 1799 aged 51 years
Mrs Martha, relict of the late Rev Henry Jackson died Oct 22, 1825 aged 76 years
Martha Jackson, wife of William Gaylord died May 18, 1872 aged 88
Mary E, wife of Henry Jackson died July 22, 1865 aged 75
Oliver P Jackson, son of Eldad C & Cynthia Jackson died Sept 3, 1830 aged 21 yrs 6 mo & 11
das
Simeon B, son of James & Sarah A Jennings died Apr 25, 1835 aged 5 ds
Huldah Keeler, wife of Benjamin Keeler died July 28, 1823 AE 37
Joshua, son of Arche W & Betsey Knapp died Apr 21, 1812 aged 14 months
Levi Knapp died March 27, 1802 aged 33 years 8 months & 13 days
Lucy A Knapp, daughter of Levi & Sarah Knapp died Oct 21, 1812 AE 19
Sarah Knapp, wife of Levi Knapp died Jan 7, 1813 AE 46
Ellis, wife of Levi P Knapp, daughter of Samuel & Phebe Brooks died March 8, 1823 in her 32
year
Charles B, born Aug 30, 1828, died Feb 15, 1832
Frederick H, born Aug 21, 1831, died July 8, 1833
Children of Hiram and Marinda Lake
Hiram Lake died Oct 30th, 1861 aged 63 yrs 4 mo & 9 days
Wm H Lake died Apr 8, 1869 aged 65
Mabel Lake, wife of Benjamin Lake died June 23, 1862 aged 86
Benjamin Lake died Mar 9, 1847 aged 80
Elizabeth Lake died Apr 18, 1869 aged 57
Sally Meeker, wife of William Meeker died Sep 29, 1803 aged 21 years
Emeline, daut of Moses & Mary Mills died Sep 13, 1842 aged 23 years
Moses Mills died Sep 27, 1856 aged 64 yrs
Ammon, son of Lemuel & Mahetable Morehouse died Sep 23, 1797 AE 3 months
Catharine, wife of Paul Davis died Oct 31, 1816 aged 22 years
Our Little Lizzie
Martin N Lee died Jan 18, 1857 in the 54th year of his age
Abner Lewis died Jan 17, A D 1815 in the 68 year of his age
Levi Merwin, born Feb 1746, died March, 1808
Lois, wife of Levi Merwin, born Feb 1751, died May 1822
In Memory of two children of Samuel & Martha Merwin
Samuel, died Aug 22, 1771 aged 4 years
Martha, died Sep 16, 1770 AE 7 years & 9 months
Mary, wife of Edward Maxfield died Nov 21, 1847 AE 83 years
Rebecca Maria, daughter of Edward & Mary Maxfield died Apr 17, 1822 in her 18 years
Mr John Morehouse died June 24, 1803 in the 65th year of his age
Clark H, son of Emmon H & Ellen Nearing died Aug 23, 1850 aged 3 years
John H Nearing died Feby 5, 1806 aged 84 years
Ruby Nearing died May 1, 1839 aged 83 years and 2 mo
Asa Nichols departed this life Feby 9th, 1816 aged 28 years
Priscilla, daughter of Jonathan Bulkley & Wife of Asa Nichols departed this life Sep 13th, 1815
aged 25 years
Rane, daut of Isaac & Sarah Nichols died Jany 15, 1802 in 67 year of her age
Samuel C Nichols died July 13, 1872 AE 78 yrs 2 mos & 6 ds
The Rev Birdsey G Noble died Nov 16, 1848 aged 57 years
Edward Sylvanus, son of the Rev B G & Charlotte Noble died Jan 18, 1827 aged 3 months
Charlotte Noble, wife of the Rev Birdsey G Noble died May 11, 1843 aged 51 years
Elizabeth, wife of Sylvanus Noble died Jan 27, 1825 aged 58 years
Sylvanus Noble died March 26, 1837 aged 81 years
Mr Thomas Noble died Novr 4th, 1783 aged 72 years and
Mrs. Mary, his amiable Consort died Jan 17th, 1795 aged 78 years
Elizabeth, wife of James Osburn died Jan 24, 1813 aged 75 years
James Osburn died March 26, 1811 aged 77 years
Israel Osburn died March 30, 1835 aged 74 years 8 mo & 24 ds
Mercy, wife of Israel Osburn died Oct 15, 1795 in the 29th year of her age
Naby, wife of Israel Osburn died Sept 20, 1813 aged 37
Sarah Osburn died Jan 20, 1813 aged 87 years
Hannah Palmer 1772 aged 2 mo
Rufus Palmer departed this life November 24, A D 1772 in the 11 year of his age
Mr Eli Perry died May 3, 1834 AE 82
Mary, his wife died Aug 11, 1827 AE 80
Mrs Sarah, wife of Mr John Prindle of New Haven died March 16th A D 1767 aged 23 years
Hannah L, daughter of Tilly & Lucy P Reed died Jan 28, 1838 aged 9 yrs & 11 ds
Capt Joseph Ruggles died Novr 8, A D 1802 AE 71
Samuel Ruggles died March 17, 1795 aged 44 years
Huldah, wife of Samuel Ruggles died Nov 19, 1807 aged 48 years
Samuel Sanford died May 16, 1814 aged 69
Samuel A Sanford, son of Uriah & Eunice Sanford died Aug 2, 1834 in the 20 year of his age
Samuel Sanford, son of Mr Samuel & Sarah Sanford, died 5th July, 1783 aged 3 years 6 months
& 7 days
Polly, daughter of Saml & Sarah Sanford died Jan 16, 1794 aged 6
Sarah, wife of Samuel Sanford died June 7, 1822 aged 77 years
Polly, wife of Thomas Sanford died Sept 26, 1861 AE 86 yrs
Thomas Sanford died Feb 11, 1849 in the 80 year of his age
Uriah Sanford died Oct 15, 1838 in the 71 year of his age
Eliza C, daughter of Benjamin & Polly Ann Stebbins died Jan 25, 1845 aged 1 ye 1 m & 19 ds
Hannah, daughter to Polly Ann Stebbins died Oct 30, 1844 aged 2 yrs 10 mo & 8 Ds
Polly Ann, wife of Benjamin Stebbins died Apr 12, 1847 AE 31
Agur Tomlinson died June 7, 1841 aged 62
Joseph Tomlinson died Aug 7, 1839 aged 33
David Henry Tomlinson died & was buried White Hall Alabama Aug 9, 1837 aged 16, sons of
Augur & Mary Tomlinson
Mary, wife of Agur Tomlinson died March 24, 1861 AE 84 Ys & 5 mo
Thomas Tilt died Dec 14, 1850 AE 79 years
Hannah, wife of John Vail died August 14, 1809 aged 56 years
Parthena Vale died May 15, 1841 aged 59 years
Benjamin, son of Mr & Mrs Hannah Waller died September 2, A D 1745 3 years of age
Mr Joseph Waller died July 8, 1788 in the 88th year of his age
Mrs Hannah, ye wife of Mr Joseph Waller died February ye 4th, A D 1747 & in ye 44 year of her
age
Abigail, wife of John Warner died Dec 29, 1851 aged 86
Amilia D, dau of Daniel N & Dorothy Warner & adopted daughter of Hiram & Sophia Warner
died at New York Jan 5, 1845 aged 7 years 1 mo & 6 ds
Apphia E, wife of Orange Warner died Sep 28, 1855 AE 51 Yrs 1 Mo & 16 Ds
Asa Warner died Dec 13, 1819 aged 76 years
Curtis Warner died Oct 11, 1818 AE 52 years
Elizur Warner died Nov 12, 1877 AE 70 Yrs 8 Mo & 6 Ds
Capt Elizur Warner died May 6, 1842 aged 72 years
Dea Elizur Warner died July 23, 1806 aged 68 years 6 months
Eunice, wife of Asa Warner died Feb 12, 1818 aged 69
Eunice Warner, relict of Reuben Warner died Feb 5, 1839 aged 76 years
Eunice Warner, wife of John Warner departed this life May 5th 1799 in the 62d year of her life
Hannah, wife to John Warner departed this life Jany 10, 1775 in the 36th year of her age
Hannah Eliza, Daughter of Wm S & Rachel E Warner died Feb 3, 1863 AE 5 Mos & 12 Ds
Helen E, daughter of Wm R & Laura Warner died March 1, 1845 aged 10 yrs
Henry S Warner died May 6, 1856 AE 59
John Warner died Sept 8, 1850 AE 86
Capt John Warner died Dec 9, 1762 AE 60 yrs
John Warner departed this life March 11, 1800 in the 61st Year of his age
Lemuel Warner died Feby 19, 1814 AE 83
Samuel H, son of Orange & Lucy Warner died Aug 13, 1822 aged 27 years
Sally M, daughter of Orange & Lucy Warner died Sept 28, 1824 aged 21 years
Mrs Sarah, wife of Mr Lemuel Warner died Dec 23rd, 1810 aged 77 years
Minerva E, daughter of Orange & Lucy Warner died Nov 20, 1829 aged 18 years
Willie, infant son of Henry O & Sarah W Warner died Jan 16, 1860 AE 16 Ds
William R Warner died Nov 3, 1853 aged 54 years
William S Warner died Oct 3, 1879 AE 44 Yrs 4 Mo & 15 Ds
Widow Rachel Waterbury died Jan 27, 1858 aged 77 yrs
Lois, wife of Oliver Warner died October 14th, 1781 in the 55th year of her age
Lucy, wife of Orange Warner died July 8, 1830 aged 58 yrs
Martin Warner died July 15, 1807 in the 62 year of his age
Mary, wife of Deacon Elizur Warner died Oct 21, 1815 aged 75
Mrs Mary, wife of Capt John Warner died October ye first, A D 1757 in the 53rd year of her age
Mary, wife of Martin Warner died Dec 16, 1819 in the 89 year of her age
Oliver Warner died Feb 22, 1814 in the 83 year of his age
Orange Warner died Jan 11 1871 AE 72
Orange Warner died Mar 10, 1831 AE 86
Abigail, his wife died Mar 31, 1830 AE 86
Reuben Warner Esq died Nov 14, 1825 aged 67 years
Nelson J, son of John R & Susan A Way died Nov 27, 1857 aged 2 months
Alvira, wife of John S Wheeler died Apr 19, 1863 AE 53 yrs
John S Wheeler died Mar 3, 1862 AE 55 yrs
Almira, wife of Canfield S Wildman died Nov 17, 1837 aged 23 years
Jay, son of Canfield S and Almira Wildman died Dec 17, 1837 aged 9 weeks
Edwin A, son of Canfield S & Harriet Wildman died Sep 21, 1844 aged 9 m
Clarissa, wife of Mr Wildman died Dec 9, 1850 aged 73 years
Laura C, daughter of Ar & Clarissa Wildman died Aug 15, 1858 aged 43 yrs
Hannah M, dau of Mr & Clarissa Wildman died Nov 9, 1825 aged 23 years; also
John R Wildman, their son, died August 9, 1826 aged 17 years
Philena M Wildman died Nov 7, 1850 aged 39 years
Mr Wildman died Nov 19, 1838 aged 62 years

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