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Bloomfield in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Old Wintonbury Cemetery

 
 
Old Wintonbury Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
1. Old Wintonbury Cemetery Marker
( left gatepost plaque )
Inscription.
( left gatepost plaque )
1736 1933
Old Wintonbury Cemetery
This gateway and fence were erected to the memory of the founders and descendants of ancient Wintonbury through the generosity of Mrs. Alice Bidwell Francis and Miss Caroline Roberts whose ancestors for four generations were buried here. All were direct descendants of John bidwell an original settler of Hartford

( right gatepost plaque )
1736 1933
Old Wintonbury Cemetery
The parish of Win-Ton-Bury established October 1736 within the towns of Windsor, Farmington and Simsbury wrom which towns it derived its name was incorporated as a town by act of legislature May 1936 and name changed to Bloomfield. ——— Care of this old burying ground is now vested in the Wintonbury Cemetery Association incorporated November 6, 1925
 
Location. 41° 50.048′ N, 72° 44.229′ W. Marker is in Bloomfield, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Tunxis Avenue (Connecticut Route 189) 0.1 miles north of Wintonbury Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomfield CT 06002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bloomfield Civil War Memorial
Old Wintonbury Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
2. Old Wintonbury Cemetery Marker
( right gatepost plaque )
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Bloomfield World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bloomfield Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Village Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bloomfield Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Bloomfield Methodist Church (approx. mile away); Bloomfield (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomfield.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Old Wintonbury Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 11, 2016
3. Old Wintonbury Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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