Location: Barnard, Vermont
South Barnard Cemetery
South Barnard Cemetery is in the town of Barnard, Vermont.
According to VTGenWeb it was established in 1797 and had its last burial in 1979.
According to the History of Barnard, it was a private burial ground until 1807, when the owner of the land, Ebenezer Sabin, deeded it to the town “in consideration of many worthy deeds done me by the good people of the south east part of Barnard, and of my own love and goodwill to them.” Several of the early settlers of Barnard are buried in this cemetery, including Capt. Ebenezer Atwood, Capt. Abel Babbit , Capt. Moses Davis, Timothy Eastman, Roger French, Jonathan Luce, Moses Lurvey, George Paige, George Townsend, and a number of Richmonds who lived in the area of Richmond Brook.
Access to the cemetery is along a two-track trail across a field.
- Find-A-Grave, South Barnard Cemetery
- Microfilm of Cemetery records, 1785-1906 is at Family History Library
- Newton, William Monroe. History of Barnard, Vermont with Family Genealogies 1761-1927 (Montpelier: Vermont Historical Society, 1928)
- ↑ http://usgenwebsites.org/VTGenWeb/Windsor-Co-VT.htm#Barnard
- ↑ Newton, Vol. 1, page 218