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THE HOUGH-HARRIS CEMETERY

BOZRAH, CONNECTICUT


     The Hough-Harris Cemetery is located in the Southwest corner of
Bozrah,  200 yards in from both Lake Road And Scott Hill Rd.  There is a beautifulHorse farm on the corner and the cemetery is located over the fence in the farthest corner. Since access to the cemetery is over privateproperty, permission should be requested before entering.

     The name Hough-Harris probably came from the marriage of Phebe Harris to Jabez Hough who are both probably buried here, but with unreadableMarkers in 1934, a Mr. N. J. Spellman was commissioned to visit all the Old cemeteries in the area to search for veterans of our countries' wars as well as To morialize all the information found on headstones.  This is his list of readableheadstones:

Peter Harris, died December 8, 1840, age 85, Revolutionary War, Captain Watermans Co.

Dyer Harris, died Nov. 26, 1874, age 79 ( He was a teacher in Bozrah )

John Rockwell Harris, died May 11,1848 age 60, War of 1812, Capt. French Co.

Laura Hazen Harris (wife of JRH) died June 23, 1848 age 60

Sarah Harris, (unmarried dau. of Daniel Harris) died Aug 32, 1877, Age 79

Daniel Harris, died Sept 7, 1819, age 93, Revol. War in Capt Durkees Co.

Sarah (Hunt) Harris,( second wife of Daniel H.) died Jan 29, 1812, Age 57

Gibson Harris (son of Dr.Benj. Harris of Preston) died Jan 27, 1830,

age 80 Revol. War ,Served in Capt Watermans Co.

Sarah Harris Waterman (dau. of Benj.) died Bozrah June 21, 1848 age 77

Gurdon L. Waterman died Feb 10, 1866  age 70=09=09

Hannah L. Manwaring Waterman (wife of Gurdon) died April 1, 1882

Francis Waterman (son of Gurdon) died Oct. 1, 1833 age 13

Martha Waterman (dau. of Gurdon) died Jan 28 1818 age 7 weeks

Anna Harris Wightman (dau. of Benj Harris,wife of Capt Zururarel) died July 24, 1802 age 52

Capt John Wood  died Jan 7, 1831 age 61

Amelia Foot, (wife of John Foot,dau. of Dr. John Scott) died Feb 20, 1791 age 18

Dr. John Scott  died Feb 2, 1834, age  87

Sarah Scott, (wife of Dr. Scott) died Feb 24, 1826 age 76

William Hough died April 10, 1864 age 77.  War of 1812, Capt Abells Co

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NOTE: Other Harrises who are probably buried in the Hough-Harris

Cemetery but with unreadable stones: (Unofficial)

Gibson Harris (b. 1694) died Bozrah Feb 8, 1761.   He was a Lieut. in the 6th Norwich Train Band in 1739

Phebe Denison Harris (wife of Gibson) b. Stonington 1697 died Bozrah 1779

Prudence Rogers Harris (wife of Daniel)b. 1734 died Bozrah Oct 5, 1781

Rebecca Rockwell Harris (wife of Peter ) b. 1754 died Bozrah Dec 18, 1841

Joshua Harris  b. 1722 died Bozrah Apr 18, 1751

Phebe Harris Hough b. 1728 died Bozrah July 31, 1801 (wife of Jabez)

Jabez Hough

Mary Harris, born Bozrah Oct 24, 1732 died Bozrah  1756

Phebe Harris Osgood  b Bozrah 1753 died Bozrah  1783

Abby Lyon Crocker Harris (wife of Dyer) died 1829 at Bozrah





 
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June 1998

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