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Richmond Cemetery rdoo3 - Gardner-Sisson Lot

This cemetery is located on Gardner Road on the Exeter/Richmond town line. At this cemetery we clipped the grass around the headstones, washed off the headstones with water to be able to read them better and cleared the ground of sticks and branches; as well as transcribed the inscriptions from the stones.



Burials At This Site:




1. Gardiner

Joseph H.


His Wife                                                                

Josephine S.


-granite stone (28.5"x18"x8")

-flowered engraving





2. Inscribed fieldstone (11"x10"x3")


1824 (?)








3. Our Father & Mother

James G. Sisson


June 19, 1864

Aged 61 years 9 mo's & 3 days

Margaret G. Sisson


April 5, 1861

Aged 56 years 4 mo's

& 19 days

-marble stone (38.5"x22"x3")

-footstone (10"x9"x2.5")







4. In Memory of


Clarke Sisson

Who died

December 20, 1848

In his 78 year of

His age

I have fought a good

Fight I finished

My course I have kept

The faith henceforth

There is land up for me

A crown of right-

ousness which the Lord

the righteos (sp) Judge

Shall give me at that day

-marble stone (38"x20"x2")

-stone down

-footstone (13"x8.75"x1.75")

                                          - carver's inscription: F. Cooley, Prov.





5. In memory of

Mrs. Eliza Beth

Wife of

Dea. Clarke Sisson

She died Aug. 21,


In the 77th year

Of her age

We shall meet again

-marble stone (34"x19.75"x1.75")

-footstone, partially buried (8"x10"x2")









6. My husband

James C.

Son of

James G. & Margaret


Died Feb. 27, 1858

In his 26th year

Thy smile once filled a home with gladness 


-marble stone (31"x20"x2")

-footstone (12"x9"x2")




















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