Wardwell Family Cemetery
See an Aerial Photo of this cemetery (Courtesy of William Hecht)
(Town of Ledyard) #97
Located about 1200 feet north of the road on the Harold Giles Farm. Plot is 30' x 30' , enclosed by a woven wire fence in good condition. There is no gate in the fence , which is supported by eight limestone posts , said to be mowed once a year by someone from Auburn. A large monument 8' tall has the following inscriptions:
WARDWELL , DAVID T. D. JUNE 22, 1859 72Y-9M-18D WARDWELL , DELILAH D. SEPT. 16, 1836 52Y-2M-8D WARDWELL , MORGAN G. D. DEC. 13, 1885 75Y-5M-18D WARDWELL , CAROLINE D. SEPT. 5, 1875 57Y-11M-27D WARDWELL , CAROLINE A. dau. of M. & C. D. MAY 24, 1870 20Y-4M-23D
Small carved stone " In Memory of Delilah " wife of David T. Wardwell who died Sept. 16, 1836
A slab with no dates containing :
D.A., D.T.W., M.G.W., C.A.W., J.W.D.
GREEN , JANET W. wife of Rob't D. JAN. 15, 1842 20 YRS.
PAINES CREEK CEMETERY
Located near the east bank of Paines Creek on the David Stoner Farm. Only a grave stone remains, an unmarked slab. A local resident remembers seeing a marked stone here 27 years ago. It was flat on the ground then. It is believed to have been inscribed with the date " 1804 ". this monument has not been found.
Thanks to Linda Brinkman for transcribing the information on this page into a digital format.