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Middletown, Newport County, RI

Joshua Anthony Lot MT008

60' west of East Main Road on the south side of Oliphant Lane.
Level terrain, 3 sides granite posts and iron rails, one stone wall, no openings, 20x20.
Joshua Anthony/ 1796 – 1877/ Abby his wife no dates

Oliver Durfee Lot MT031

Located 720 ft south of greens lane at telephone pole # 7
10  ft x 10 ft in fair condition with no enclosure; sign 2 burials with 1 inscribed stones
Follow the stone wall behind NEL pole #7 for 720 feet.  The cemetery is 8 ft east of the wall.  A second stone reportedly leaning against the wall could not be found in 1987.
DURFEE, OLIVER born 1754c died 8 SEP 1798 age 44
NOTE: "tender husband & indulgent father..." signature part of border

Card Lot MT012

From Adelaide Rd turn right on Sherri Lane and follow to end. Stones are in woods at far side of last house on left. Go through and look to the right where you will see the first stone. At the top of the hill, no boundaries, no sign. Area has been used as a dump, full of brush cuttings, grass cuttings and leaves. 20 burials with 5 inscribed stones and 15 fieldstones, unable to find more than one or two fieldstones due to heavy brush. Cemetery has been moved from the original position further down the hill
Hannah Card died 1828, 3rd W/O RICHARD Martha [Tripp] Card died 1765. 1st W/O RICHARD; D/O JOSEPH & FRANCIS TRIPP Martha Card footstone
Richard Card born 1740, died 1827

Footstone Richard Card

Wait [Tripp] Card died 1828, 3rd W/O RICHARD

Caleb Cranston, son of William & Abigail Cranston, died June 11, 1839

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updated by ewestgate
August 26, 2008