Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Broken and Repaired Stones in Windham, NH

These gravestones were photographed at the Cemetery on the Plains, Windham, New Hampshire.


LAURA
Dau. of
B. & A. Baldwin
DIED
April 4, 1834
Aged 16 years

BETSY
Wife of
Artemas Baldwin
DIED
May 6, 1850
Aged 46 yrs.
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From The History of Windham in New Hampshire, by Leonard A. Morrison, Boston, Mass: Cupples, Upham & Co., 1883, page 331

"6. Aretmas 6 [Baldwin], of Windham, who was b. Feb. 2, 1806; came to town in 1833.  He first owned the Copp farm on Cemetery Hill, which he sold to Robert Emerson in 1837.  Subsequently he purchased the farm now owned by J.-L. Cottle.  This place he sold to the present occupant in 1870.  He m. Betsey, dau. of Wm. and Lydia (Sargent) Travis, b. in Hillsborough, N.H., Aug. 14, 1803.  She d. in Windham, May 6, 1850.  He d. in Arlington, Mass., Jan. 8, 1877. Children:-

7. Aretmas-Harvey 7, b. March 10, 1831; m. Sarah-Elizabeth, dau. of Archibald Emerson, March 1, 1855; lives in Bernadotte, Ill....
8. Elizabeth 7, b. July 8, 1833; m. Nov. 29, 1860, Hiram Elliott Pearson, of Dracut, Mass.; d. Dec. 11, 1875....
9. Anna 7, b. May 7, 1835; m. Jan. 1, 1862, Asa-Frank Esty, of Billerica, Mass.; res. Lowell, Mass....
10. Lawrania 7, b. Oct. 16, 1838; d. April 4, 1854.
11. Ellen-Maria 7, b. May 27, 1843; m. April 16, 1862, David Rockwood Butler, of Pelham.  She m. 2d, April 22, 1866, Elbridge Farmer, of Arlington, Mass....
12. William-Anderson 7, b. Feb. 27, 1848; m. Julia Wilson, of Carthage, Mo., Sept. 19, 1875; res. South Pueblo, Colorado."

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