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Benjamin Silliman

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
1. Benjamin Silliman Marker
north side
Inscription.
[ north side ]
Benjamin Silliman
Youngest Son Of
Gold Selleck & Mary
Silliman
Of Fairfield
Born Aug 8, 1779
Died Nov. 24, 1864
During Fifty Years
A Teacher Of Science
In Yale College
Through Life
And Earnest Trustful
Cheerful Christian
The Friend Of Man And
Of All Truths

[ east side ]
Sarah Isabella
Second Wife Of
Benjamin Silliman
Widow Of
Isaac Webb
Of
Middletown
And Third Daughter Of
John McCleccan
Of Woodstock
Born April 28, 1807
Died April 23, 1875
Rejoice In Hope

[ west side ]
Harriet
Daughter Of
Jonathan Trumbull
Wife Of
Benjamin Silliman
Born Sept. 2, 1788
Died Jan. 18, 1850
In Simplicity And
Godly Sincerity She
Had Her Conversation
In The World
Her Children Rise Up
And Call Her Blessed
Her Husband Also
And He Praiseth Her

[ south side ]
Thou Art My Hope
O Lord God
Thou Hast Taught Me
From My Youth
And Hither To Have I
Declared Thy Wonderous
Works

 
Location. 41° 18.772′ N, 72° 55.676′ W.
Benjamin Silliman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
2. Benjamin Silliman Marker
east side
Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Grove Street and High Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Grove Street Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Grove Street, New Haven CT 06511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jedidiah Morse (here, next to this marker); Col. Decius Wadsworth (here, next to this marker); Amos Beebe Eaton (a few steps from this marker); David Humphreys (a few steps from this marker); Nathaniel William Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Eli Whitney (within shouting distance of this marker); Cortlandt Van Rensselaer Creed (within shouting distance of this marker); Yehudi Ashmun (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in New Haven.
 
Also see . . .  Benjamin Silliman on Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 26, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesEducation
 
Benjamin Silliman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
3. Benjamin Silliman Marker
west side
Benjamin Silliman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
4. Benjamin Silliman Marker
south side
Benjamin Silliman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
5. Benjamin Silliman Marker
Benjamin Silliman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 22, 2010
6. Benjamin Silliman Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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