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Watertown in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes
 
Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
1. Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes Marker
 
Inscription.
[ west side ]
To commemorate the suffering and torture inflicted by the Indians upon Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes, his wife, the first permanent settlers of Watertown, this memorial is erected by the Waterbury and Watertown Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution and descendants of Jonathan Scott
June 1908

[east side, left]
Here lies the bo-
dy of Mr Jonathan
Scott Who Died
May y 15th
A D 1745
Aged 79 years

[ east side, right]
Here lies the bo-
dy of Hannah the
Wife of Mr John-
nathan Scott
who died April
y 7 A D 1744
Aged 77 years

 
Erected 1908 by the Waterbury and Watertown Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution and descendants of Jonathan Scott.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 35.939′ N, 73° 6.771′ W. Marker is in Watertown, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 63) and French Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Old Watertown Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Watertown CT 06795, United States of America.
 
Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
2. Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes Marker
These are the inscriptions on the original gravestones of Jonathan Scott and his wife, Hannah
 

 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev'd John Trumbull (here, next to this marker); Michael Dayton (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers of 1776 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Watertown (approx. half a mile away); Memorial to Our Sons and Daughters Who Served Their Country in the World War 1914-1918 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Watertown Killed in Action Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marion A. Munson Memorial Park (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Watertown.
 
Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
3. Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes Marker
In front of the marker are the original gravestones of Jonathan and Hannah Scott. They are very weathered and no words are legible.
 
 
Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, May 24, 2010
4. Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes Marker
The two short stones behind the marker are their original gravestones.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 677 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
 
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