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Notable Graves

Established circa 1818, Alder Brook cemetery is Guilford’s largest cemetery and is located east of the Town Green. It is the resting place for many of Guilford’s earliest residents.

Aldrich, James – (1847-1927) Born a Slave

American Indian – (500-1,000 years ago) Age 30-34 years

Baillee, David Gemmel – (1865-1937) A Newspaper Man

Bartlet, Ebenezer – (1704-1777) Buried on the Guilford Green

Beattie, John – (1821-1899) Quarry Owner and Bigamist

Benton, Raphael Ward  – (1821-1862) Farmer, Civil War Soldier

Chittenden, Charles Carter  – (1819-1844) Lost at Sea

Chittenden, Benjamin Franklin  – (1822-1844) Lost at Sea

Hand, William  – (1824-1844) Lost at Sea

Cinderella  – (1870-1929) A Stepmother

Caldwell, Clarissa  – (1776-1876) Milliner

Bill, Curly  – (1882 approx-1922) Tramp

Darrow, Charles Wesley  – (1898 -1918) Killed in Action, WWI

Loysel, Ruth Deshon  – (1756 -1824) Slave owner

Dickie, Edward Patrick  – (1829 -1912) Glass Dealer

Dudley, John Hooker  – (1837 -1905) Lost both thumbs

Dudley, William Russel  – (1849 -1911) Botanist, College Professor

Dutton, Reverend Aaron  – (1780 -1849) Abolitionist Minister

Elliott, Charles Wyllys  – (1817 -1883) Merchant, Author

Elliott, William Henry  – (1823 -1897) To China and Back

Foote, Dr. Anson– (1783 -1841) A Shark Tale

Grant, Hulda Elizabeth Miller– (1915 -1944) Circus Fire, Hartford, Connecticut

Halleck, Fitz-Greene– (1790 -1867) Poet

Holcomb, Henry– (1811 -1842) Killed in the explosion of the Steamer North Star

Holcomb, Medad– (1781 -1858) 5 Wives and 18 Children

Phelps, Franklin Collin– (1803 -1873) Stage Driver and Post Master

Seward, Martin– (1788 -1871) Coffin Maker

Stannard, Charles Socrates– (1832 -1914) Equine Undertaker

Thrall, Walter John– (1863 -1882) died from the effects of drinking ice water

Townsend, George Hodgson”Sleepy”– (1867 -1930) Baseball Player

Hand, William– (1824 -1844) Lost at Sea

Chittenden, Charles Carter– (1819 -1844) Lost at Sea

Chittenden, Benjamin Franklin– (1822 -1844) Lost at Sea