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Chestnut Hill Cemetery
Colchester, New London County, Connecticut

Palmer Road
Colchester, Ct 06415

Lat: 41° 34' 06"N, 72° 16' 46"W

Contributed by Frank E Grimes, Dec 14, 2003 [frankgrimes@adelphia.net]. Total records = 9.

Directions. From Center of town at town green take Norwich Ave few miles take right on Chestnut Hill Road, first left after Route 2 entrance take left onto Palmer Road. Short street at very end park and take a hike up the hill 100 feet or so to top and this abandoned cemetery is at top of hill. Take dirt path up to top of hill and Cemetery is is middle of woods.

The cemetery is overgrown, several field stones, some very hard to read, some laying down. I have not found out who owns it, but it appears abandoned.

I have transcribed from my reading when I walked this cemetery on Sep 11, 2003. It includes all existing and legible headstones.

- Frank E Grimes

Cavarly, Alfred, W, d. Aug 13, 1836, age 7yr 9mo 13da, son of J.D. & L.T.
Cavarly, Capt John, b. Nov 24, 1731, Aug 23, 1825, age 94, no war marker,
Cavarly, Mary Swan, d. Aug 17,1803, age 72yr
Dart, Anna Tucker, b. 1774, d. Dec 16, 1844, age 74, wife of Caleb
Dart, Caleb, b. Mar 1773, d. Nov 12, 1849, age 76yr 8mo
Hall, Hannah Cavarly, b. May 30, 1754, d. May 23, 1794, age 40yr, w/o Joshua & dtr of Capt. John Cavarly
Hall, Joshua, b. Jul 04, 1741, d. May 05, 1812, age 70yr
Hall, Mary Ann, b. 1800, d. Dec 07, 1819, age 19yr, d/o Capt. Joshua & Betsey
Tracy, Hezekiah, d. Sep 07, 1823, age 31yr

 

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