Ancient Burying Grounds, West Hartford, Connecticut
East side of North Main Street, 1/10 mile (1 block) north of Farmington Avenue
not to be confused with the North Cemetery, much larger, just north of here
photographed 7/4/1906, probably by Hubert Merrill Sedgwick
transcribed at cemetery 7/22/1999
photographed 7/15/2000, Dennis Sedgwick

This USGS map clearly shows two cemeteries on North Main. The smaller, southerly one is the Ancient burying grounds. In this MSN TerraServer photo, Main Street is just to east of photo center, Farmington Avenue cuts across the lower right, and the cemetery is the open space east of Main just south of photo center. The North Cemetery is partially visble at the north end of the photo.

Surname Name Inscription Notes
SEDGWICK Samuel Here Lieth the body
of Capten Samuell
Sedgwick Who died
March the 24 1735
in the 69 year of his age
Samuel and Mary
SEDGWICK Mary (Hopkins) Here Lyeth
ye body of Mrs Mary
Wife of of Capt Samuell
Sedgwick She dyed
Sep ye 4th 1743 in
ye 73rd year of
her Age
 
SEDGWICK Samuel Jr HERE
LIETH THE
BODY OF M
SAMUELL SEDGVICK
JUN WHO DEPA
RTED THIS LIFE
DESEMBER THE
16 1725 AGED
34 YEARS
 
SEDGWICK Ebenezer In Memory of
Mr Ebenezer
Sedgwick who
Departed this
life December the
3rd AD 1759 In
the 61st Year of
his Age
I did not
find the grave
in 1999 or 2000
SEDGWICK Stephen In memory of
Mr Stephen
Sedgwick who
died August ye
13th AD 1768 in
th 68th year
of his life
 
BIDWELL Amos AMOS BIDWELL
DIED
March 5, 1803
in his 74 year
prob. father of
George Bidwell
who married
Sarah Sedgwick (531)
 
There are a lot of Sedgwicks at the North Cemetery.
I have transcribed the tombstones and will get the data here when I can.
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