Text Box: Sunday River Cemetery
Newry, Maine
The Bethel Journals

A MAINE HISTORIC BURIAL GROUND

NEWRY, MAINE

December 19, 2012

 

This site contains a listing of burials and photographs of some gravestones in the Sunday River Cemetery located on the Sunday River Road, adjacent to the former Celdon Foster property and the Artist Bridge covered bridge.

 

 

 

REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERANS

 

Jesse Barker Died November 16, 1854, Age 92, Naamah, His wife died, June 30, 1850, Age 79

James Eames “a soldier of the revolution” died September 10, 1849, age 86, Ruth Eames, his wife died, June 23, 1852, age 89

Moses Coburn, died May 4, 1848 AE 83 y.

“He was a soldier of the Revolution”

FIFIELD

Alonzo Fifield, 1821-1892, his wife, Martha A. Fifield, 1810 – 1894

their daughter, Julia A. Stearns, 1842 – 1909.

ATHERTON

George C. Atherton,

d. Oct. 27, 1889

AE. 55 yrs 3m

Martha V, wife of George C. Atherton d. July 8—1891

AE. 55 yr 7 m

JACKSON

Andrew Jackson

1832—1888

Sara M Eustis

Wife of Andrew Jackson

1838—1908

Donald G. Bennett

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NOWLIN

John Nowlin 1882—19__

 

Mina E. Nowlin 18__ - 1972

Marjorie Nowlin

July 9, 1921

Oct 21, 1996

“Our Angel on Earth”

 

 

 

Raymond Lloyd Nowlin

Maine

PFC 1st ARMD Division Arty

 

 

 

1884 Robert M Bean 1977

1892 Bertha W His Wife 1960

1925 Beryl Dau. 1926

Charles Infant

Richard Infant

1918 Winifred B Scott 1991

1943 Jessie Baker 1943

1916 Mary B Tripp 2004

 

 

BEAN

Richmond L Roderick

1907—1998

Helen C Roderick

1911—1982

RODERICK

FOSTER

Raymond C Foster, Jr

1919—1994

 

WILLIAMSON

 

Richard M Williamson

June 1, 1847– August 30, 1923

Viola H Williamson

d. December 10, 1891

 

Lillian F. dau of R.M. & V. Williamson

d. Dec 5, 1875 ae 5 y 9m

 

Harry Williamson

Apr 11, 1895—Oct 21, 1937

Esther L His Wife

Oct 19, 1893 - July 28, 1980

Kenneth I Williamson

b. Aug 6, 1921 d. June 15, 1924

Son of Harry Williamson

Ruth Deborah,

dau of Harry Williamson

Eliza (Elizabeth) Stuart Williamson, wife of William Williamson, b. Jan 15, 1816, d. May 6, 1895

 

David Williamson d. March 2, 1866, age. 44 ; Margaret Williamson d. May 11, 1901,ae. 73 ; Charles J Williamson, son of David and Margaret Williamson, d. Feb 4, 1875 age 20 ; Susan Jane Williamson, daughter of David and Margaret Williamson d. Feb 13, 1869 age 17

 

 

Newry Cemeteries: Two committees were chosen April 4, 1814, for the purpose of laying out a burying place, contract for the land, and, if necessary, fence it. Sunday River’s committee was James Eames, Lt. Asa Foster, and Joseph Jackson. Two years later, April 1, 1816, Lt. Foster had the deeds for these cemeteries recorded. (From NEWRY PROFILES 1805-1980 by Paula Wight)

Luke Reily, Esq

Died December 1, 1844

Age 74 years

He removed from Ireland in 1879

Edward Riley

 d. July 26-1880 age. 74 y. 9 m.

Martha

His Wife Died

Feb 17 1877 age  77 yrs 6 mo

In  Memory of

Ann

 wife of Luke Reily, d-July 29-1836.

REILY   - RILEY

SMITH

 

TYLER J SMITH

PFC US ARMY

IRAQ

Nov 15 1985    Mar 21 2008

BRONZE STAR MEDAL

PURPLE HEART

E JEANNINE FLEET

 

1939—1984

DAVID A FLEET

 

1935—2006

OLIVE C WILLIAMS

 

1923  -  2005

FLEET

WILLIAMS

 

BURK

 

HEIDE B BURK

MOUNTAIN LADY

APR 24 1966

FEB 1 1984

 

 

THURLOW

 

CHARLES WALTER JACKSON

LT COL US ARMY

AUG 23 1938

SEP 20 2009

 

 

HEATHER J FLEET

“FXYBNY”

 

MAY 25 1984— NOV 28 2008

YATES—JACKSON

BRYCE HAYES YATES

FEB 4 1933– FEB 8 1999

CPL US ARMY

BARBARA M YATES

APR 9 1935—    

GENE THURLOW

1869-1958

THE BETHEL JOURNALS  SUNDAY RIVER CEMETERY

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December 19, 2012

JONATHAN BARKER 3RD

 

b. May 26, 1754 Methuen, Mass

d. July 11, 1824

 

Minuteman from Methuen fought at Concord, Lexington and Bunker Hill  Awarded veterans pension

 

Nancy Swan Barker his wife

 

Buried at Sunday River Cemetery—no monument