Cemetery Inscriptions and Epitaphs

These epitaphs appear on the gravestones in the Connecticut Farms Cemetery of the Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church. This is not a complete listing. Epitaphs that are not complete and unreadable are not present in this listing. Enjoy the devotional reflection and comfort and the occasional admonishing these writings give.

Special thanks must go to Kay Nearing, an elder of Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, for her countless hours in the cemetery and at her computer. Kay laboriously transcribed tombstone epitaphs and citations. She spent many early morning and twilight hours on her knees reading stones. No tombstone escaped her painstaking commitment to excellence of data collection. She has combed through old cemetery files. She brought passion and an understanding of what the cemetery represents to the faith community of Connecticut Farms Church.

As a result of her work, the Church and its cemetery corporation has the most up-to-date listing of burials in the cemetery than any other time in its 275 year history.

Thanks also to John Rudert for his efforts in the restoration and preservation of the church cemetery.

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