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Waterbury Cemeteries 1, 2 & 3, Darien,CT        


These records have been contributed by Fairfield County, CT researcher Barbara Kaye. The data has been collected from several sources, including the Hale Cemetery Collection (see history, below).  One of the cemeteries below has been photographed by a volunteer and digital images are available via email. Please send your requests to Barbara Kaye and mention the number preceding the name.
We need you! If you live near a cemetery in Fairfield County, CT and wish to contribute data or add additional  information  to an existing cemetery collection, please email  Barbara Kaye.  She will see to it that your information is added. If you are interested in volunteering to transcribe other cemetery records, we'll help get you started!
The Charles R. Hale Collection of Headstone Inscriptions resides at the Connecticut State Library. Charles Hale was a  member of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.In 1916, he became involved in locating and decorating the graves of Revolutionary and Civil War veterans in his home town of Rocky Hill. In orderto make it easier to find these graves, he decided to record each veteran's name, date of death and military service. He was persuaded by State Librarian George S. Godard to search also for veterans of other wars.
     
In 1919, the General Assembly made an appropriation to carry on this work throughout the State. In 1933 and 1934, with grants from the F.E.R.A.and theW.P.A., Mr. Hale began copying and indexing the essential information from every headstone in the State. Two copies of these listings were deposited in the State Library.Records for individual towns were made available to libraries and historical societies throughout Connecticut.

Note: These records may contain errors in dates or names. Some errors were made either at the time of the survey of the cemeteries or during the transcription in 1935. One common error in reading old headstones is mistaking a four for a one. We have tried very hard to avoid creating new errors during the retyping of this data for the internet. In addition, we have attempted to correct some of the original errors, either by revisiting these cemeteries or by recalculating dates or ages based on known dates of birth for some of these people. However, some of the stones that were legible in 1934 are either missing or no longer legible.

I have also attempted to identify these people, using census and other vital records. Anything added within brackets like these [  ] indicates a suggestion as to the identity of the person.If a wife's name does not include a separate surname, it is not known at this time. Many couples in early Darien were second or third cousins with the same surname. There are many surnames that have several alternate spellings. (See spellings  for a list of common surnames and their alternate spellings.) Some people appear in more than one listing because some graves were moved to newer cemeteries, new stones were carved, and the old stones were left behind. Although much of the data on the various families in early Darien is accurate, there will always be errors, many of which are found in published genealogies. It is recommended that you write to the Town Clerk's office for death or birth certificates for your ancestors. If you have documentation that supplies any missing information or corrects an error, please email Barbara Kaye.

Waterbury Cemetery #1 - 405-10
Hoyt Street, almost opposite Briar Brae Lane, Darien, CT


Lockwood, Lewis, died Jan. 25, 1855, age 20 yrs. 1 mo. 7 days.
Lockwood, Samuel, died July 21, 1851, age 46 yrs. 5 mos. 12 days. [son of Josiah Lockwood & Mary Burns]
Starr, Hannah S., wife of Benjamin A., died May 14, 1845, age 37 yrs. 8 mos. 23 days.
Starr, Benjamin, son of Benjamin A. & Hannah, died July 18 1845, age 3 mos. 26 days.
Littel, Henry Lockwood, son of Levi P. & Jennett A., died June 17, 1835, age 9 mos. 17 days.
Littel, Jennett, wife of Levi P., died Sept. 5, 1854, age 21 yrs. 4 mos. 20 days.
Lockwood, James Ebenezer, son of Josiah & Mary [Burns], died July 11, 1835, age 12 yrs. 9 mos. 16 days.
Lockwood, Mary, wife of Josiah, died Aug 1, 1837, age 57 yrs 10 mos. 26 days. [Mary Burns]
Lockwood, Josiah, died Sept. 8, 1846, age 69 yrs. 10 mos. 9 days.
Meeker, Martha J., wife of Hanford, died Nov. 13, 1860, age 30 yrs. 10 mos. 6 days. [Martha Jane Lockwood, daughter of Josiah Lockwood and Mary Burns]
Lockwood, Cecelia Emeline, born Feb. 15, 1810, died June 21, 1883. [daughter of Josiah Lockwood and Mary Burns]
Brandagee, Charles Moses, born Feb. 21, 1860, died Apr. 1, 1886.
Lockwood, Charlotte B., born Oct. 1, 1817, died Apr. 12, 1889. [daughter of Josiah Lockwood and Mary Burns]
Johnson, Frances L. Lockwood, wife of Cyrus, died Feb. 14, 1895, age 79 yrs. 6 mos. 22 days. [daughter of Josiah Lockwood and Mary Burns]
Johnson, Cyrus, died Dec. 14, 1860, age 48 yrs. 5 mos. 22 days. [son of Cyrus Johnson & Jeannette Godfrey]
Johnson, James E., son of Cyrus & Frances L.[Lockwood], died Jan. 16, 1840, age 7 mos. 2 days.
Johnson, Emma Jane, daughter of Cyrus & Frances L. [Lockwood], died July 7, 1850, age 25 days.
Scott, Flora A. Waterbury, wife of Albert W. & daughter of Isaac & Abigail S. Waterbury, died Apr. 17, 1917.
Waterbury, Jason V., son of Isaac N. & Abigail S., died Dec. 21, 1858, age 2 days.
Waterbury, Charles B., son of Isaac N. & Abigail S., died Sept. 22, 1857, age 1 yr. 4 mos.
Waterbury, Stephen N., son of Isaac N. & Abigail S., died Sept. 30, 1855, age 2 yrs. 10 mos.
Waterbury, John William, son of Isaac N. & Abigail S., died Aug. 20, 1851, age 4 yrs. 2 mos. 24 days.
Waterbury, Abigail S., wife of Isaac, died Jan. 12, 1884, age 63 yrs 10 mos. 5 days. [Abigail S. Lockwood, daughter of Josiah Lockwood & Mary Burns]
Waterbury, Isaac Nelson, born Dec. 28, 1816, died Jan. 28, 1889. [son of Isaac Waterbury & Mary Bates]
Waterbury, John Isaac, born Sept. 29, 1850, died Mar. 4, 1929.
Waterbury, Elizabeth F. Moller, wife of John Isaac, Feb. 25, 1933.
Campbell, Charles, son of Col. Duncan & Ethel, died Mar. 5, 1932, age 23 yrs. 4 days.


Waterbury Cemetery #2 - 405-18

East side of Hoyt St., opposite Hoyt Court, Darien, CT
Copied by Wm. J. Banks, Nov. 22, 1934.


Weed, Ebenezer Pettit, died May 27, 1804, age 53 yrs. [son of Nehemiah Weed & Susannah Pettit]
Husted, Mary E., daughter of Henry & Eliza [Fancher], died Aug. 1, 1848, age 19 yrs. 9 mos. 15 days.
Husted, Harvey H., son of Henry & Eliza [Fancher], died Apr. 11, 1819, age 5 days.
Husted, Rebekah, wife of Jonathan, died Feb. 19, 1806, age 54 yrs. [Rebecca Waterbury]
Husted, Jonathan, died Jan. 26, 1835, age 87 yrs. [son of Peter Husted & Anne Seymour]
Husted, Hannah, wife of Jonathan, died May 1792, age 46 yrs. [Hannah Waterbury, daughter of John Waterbury & Hannah Ferris]
Waterbury, Nathaniel, died Dec. 8, 1777, age 60 yrs. [son of John Waterbury & Hannah Cross]
Waterbury, Rebecca, relict of Nathaniel, died Oct. 23, 1813, age 91 yrs. [Rebecca Holly, daughter of Elisha Holly & Rebecca Bishop]
Waterbury, Hannah, daughter of Nathaniel & Hannah, died Oct. 5, 1788, age 3 yrs.
Waterbury, Stephen, son of Nathaniel & Hannah, died June 5, 1789, age 1 yr.
Waterbury, Hannah, daughter of Nathaniel & Hannah, died Apr. 10, 1809, age 18 yrs.
Waterbury, Amy, daughter of Nathaniel & Hannah, died May 12, 1808, age 14 yrs.
Waterbury, Hannah, wife of Nathaniel, died July 1, 1832, age 73 yrs. 10 mos. [Hannah Webb, daughter of Nathaniel Webb & Hannah White]
Waterbury, Nathaniel, died Nov. 26, 1838, age 82 yrs. [son of Nathaniel Waterbury & Rebecca Holly]
Waterbury, John Fox, son of Jerry & Harriet M., died Apr. 29, 1840, age 3 yrs.
Hoyt, Samuel, died Dec. 30, 1832, age 80 yrs. G.A.R. footstone. Flag. [son of Samuel Hoyt & Dinah Hanford]
Turner, Samuel, son of H.W.T. & J.T., died Sept. 6, 1814, age 22 mos.

Waterbury Cemetery #3 - 405-9
East side of Mansfield Ave., near Ox Ridge Hunt Club, Darien, CT
Copied by W.D.Byrnes Nov. 23, 1934



Weed, Hannah M., wife of Isaac, died Apr. 9, 1842, age 23 yrs. 7 mos. 29 days. [Hannah Maria Lockwood, daughter of Josiah Lockwood & Mary Burns]
7092     Weed, Sellick, son of Charles & Mary, died Mar. 3, 1844, age 7 yrs. 1 mo. 20 days.
7091     Weed, Linus B., son of Charles & Mary, died Sept. 25, 1848, age 19 yrs. 8 mos. 13 days.
7090     Weed, Mary, wife of Charles & daughter of Samuel Waterbury, born Mar. 31, 1804, died Nov. 3, 1850.
             [probably daughter of Samuel Waterbury & Hannah Bates],
7089     Weed, Charles, died Sept. 27, 1878, age 78 yrs. 1 mo.
7088     Weed, William A., died Nov. 15, 1855, age 24 yrs. 7 mos. 2 days. [possibly son of Charles Weed
             & Mary Waterbury]
7085     Crabbe, Hannah E., wife of Cyrus E., died Jan. 11, 1891, age 55 yrs. [possibly Hannah Northrup,
             daughter of Isaac Northrup & Sally Wardwell]
7086     Northrup, Corp. James, Civil War, Co. A. 78th N.Y.V.I., died Oct. 6, 1882.
7096     Northrup, Sally, wife of Isaac, died Jan. 30, 1877, age 80 yrs. 11 mos. 23 days. [Sally Wardwell,
             daughter of James Wardwell & Hannah Weed]
Northrup, Isaac, died Dec. 31, 1857, age 58 yrs. 11 mos. 14 days. [possibly son of Lewis Northrup & Rhoda ?]
7093     Wardwell, Betsey, died Mar. 20, 1856, age 81 yrs. 2 mos. 8 days. [probably the daughter of William
             Wardwell & Abigail Bishop]
7094     Northrup, Jacob, son of Isaac & Sally, died Aug. 18, 1848, age 19 yrs. 7 mos. 16 days.
7104     Waterbury, Hannah, daughter of Samuel & Hannah [Bates], born Dec. 22, 1806, died Aug. 12, 1825.
7103     Waterbury, Hannah, wife of Samuel, born Dec. 14, 1777, died Jan. 29, 1840. [Hannah Bates,
             daughter of Selleck Bates & Mary Bates]
7102     Waterbury, Samuel, born May 8, 1773, died Aug. 8, 1850. [son of Benjamin Waterbury & Abigail Sherwood]
7101     Waterbury, Abigail, born Apr. 6, 1799, died May 10, 1855. [daughter of Samuel Waterbury & Hannah Bates]
Waterbury, Darius, born June 2, 1810, died Oct. 27, 1876. [son of Samuel Waterbury & Hannah Bates]
Waterbury, Benjamin, born Dec. 20, 1812, died Nov. 13, 1880. [son of Samuel Waterbury & Hannah Bates]
7098     Weed, Isaac, died Mar. 1850, age 71 yrs. [son of Gideon Weed & Abigail Slason]
7099     Weed, Eunice, wife of Isaac, died Feb. 1850, age 72 yrs. [Eunice Bates]
7100     Benedict, Mary, widow of John, died Sept. 25, 1847, age 64 yrs. [Mary Wardwell, daughter of
             William Wardwell & Sarah Scofield]
7105     Weed, Abigail, wife of Gideon, died Sept. 24, 1825, age 78 yrs. [Abigail Slason, daughter
             of Deliverance Slason & Hannah Hoyt]
7106     Weed, Gideon, died Jan. 17, 1820, age 77 yrs. (Footstone number 1776) Rev. War Flag.
             [son of Jonas Weed & Hannah Holmes]
7107     Northrup, Susan, daughter of Isaac & Sally, died Nov. 16, 1839, age 11 mos. 11 days.






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