Watertown in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Rev'd John Trumbull
of the Rev'd John Trumbull
senior Pastor of the Church of Christ
And one of the Fellows of the Corporation
of Yale College;
Who died December 8th AD 1787
In the Seventy third Year of his Age,
And the Forty eighth of his Ministry
If distinguished Learning, Industry and Abilities;
The most unaffected Piety of heart;
The firmest Attachment to the Doctrines
of the Gospel;
The most unblemished moral Character;
A studious Attention and Friendship
to the People of his Charge;
The most chearful Hospitality to his Friends,
And ardent Charity to the Poor
Which rendered him respectable in Life.
And in a firm Reliance on the Merits
of the Redeemer,
Raised his Mind above the Fear of Death
Can render the memory of the Deceased
Dear to his Survivors
And afford a worthy Bramble
Go Reader, & imitate his Virtues.
Behold the Upright Man. His End is Peace.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion Colonial Era • Education. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1864.
Location. 41° 35.939′ N, 73° 6.775′ 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. Located in Old Watertown Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Watertown CT 06795, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jonathan Scott and Hannah Hawkes (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); Watertown Killed in Action Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Memorial to Our Sons and Daughters Who Served Their Country in the World War 1914-1918 (approx. half a mile away); Watertown World War II Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watertown.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.