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BENTLEY-SHOLES CEMETERY-Preston, New London County, CT
Location:On Middle Road

Bentley, Oliver H., died Nov. 12, 1896, aged 81 years
Bentley, Mary M., wife of Oliver H. Bentley, died Nov. 23, 1915, aged 80 years
Bentley, Caroline, wife of Oliver H. Bentley, died Oct. 3, 1850, aged 43 years
Bentley, Austin Y., son of Oliver H. and Mary Bentley, died Oct. 18, 1875, aged 18
Bentley, Everett L., son of Oliver H. and Mary Bentley, died July 7, 1856 (No birth date)
Bentley, Oliver V., son of Oliver H. and Mary Bentley, died Oct. 2, 18??, age 5
Bentley, Alden P., son of Oliver H. and Mary Bentley, died  Jan. 15, 1880, age 22
Bentley, Harriet Louise, daughter of Oliver H. and Caroline Y. Bentley, 1840 -1908

Jencks, George A., 1857 - 1919

Sholes, Nancy, wife of Jabez Sholes, died Sept. 25, aged 37 years
Sholes, Jane R., daughter of Jabez and Nancy Sholes, died Dec. 8, 1829,
aged
13 years
Sholes, Mary Ann, daughter of Jabez and Nancy Sholes, died  Feb.11, 1823,
aged 13 years

Yerrington, Ezekiel A., born May 15, 1820, died Jan. 27, 1905

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KILLAM CEMETERY-Preston, New London County, CT
Location: On the Calvin Main farm, on ancient road north of present road.
Reserved from Killam Farm.

Here lies ye body of Mrs. Anna Dean, ye daughter of Mr. John & Mrs. Lydia
Dean, who died May 29, 1721, age 12 yrs
Here lies ye body of Barnabas,  ye son of Mr. John & Mrs. Lydia Dean, who
died Dec. 9, 1726, aged 2 years 11 mos & 27 days
Our daughter, Lydia Dean, Died Dec. 12, 1726,  in ye 6 y. of her age

In memory of Mr. Samuel Killam, died Aug. 11, 1802, Aged 82 yrs.
In memory of Thankful, relict of Capt. Samuel Killam, who died May 25, 1835,
in the 87th year of her age
In memory of Capt.  Samuel Killam, who died Aug. 1st, 1802, in the 58th year of his age
         Consider friends as you pass by
         As you are now so once was I
         As I am now, so you will be
         Prepare for death and follow me
Killam, Lyman, son of Mr. Samuel and Thankful Killam, died June 3, 1770, aged 4 weeks
         So fond desires are often crossed
         And parents hopes in death are lost
Killam, Samuel, son of Mr. Samuel and Thankful Killam, died Sept. 9, 1775, aged 3 years and 3 months
         Why should we weep or wail or mourn
         Since God hath took thee for his own
Killam, James, son of Mr. Samuel and Thankful Killam, died Sept. 28, 1775,
aged 4 months and 11 days

Here lies the remains of the Man of God, ye Reverend Minister of the Gospel,
Mr. Rodolphas Thecher, Sen. pastor of ye Church of Christ, in ye Toune of
Chilmark in Martha's Vineyard in New England and husband to Mrs. Ruth
Thecher, who after he had sarved God and his people fell asleep in Jesus, July 6, 1733, aged 87 yrs.

A great many field stones.

Jeannette Maloney
March 12, 2000
from Hales Collection
 

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