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Re: Solomon Spaulding Family-Deerfield Cemetery
Posted by: Patricia Roose (ID *****7024) Date: September 02, 2004 at 18:07:09
In Reply to: Re: Solomon Spaulding Family-Deerfield Cemetery by Linda Willibey of 240

There was a headstone as tall as me, about 5'5". The name Spaulding was carved on the base. Unfortunately, there is no first name. It looked like there had been floral carvings or etchings on it at one time, but are now almost completely smooth. I couldn't make out if there had ever been a name or dates on it at one time. Leaning on it was a small headstone: Jessie, infant son of WM. S. & O. A. Spaulding Aug. 11 [?, not sure if second number is a 1] 1873 [not positive this was a 3]. Next to and to the North of tall stone was:
William S. Spaulding Died Sep ? 1883
Aged 78yr 5m

Fannie, [top of stone raised letters say Mother] wife of Solomon Spaulding
Died July 27, 1854 Aged 72yr 9m 22d

Calvin Spaulding Born March 31, 1820
Died Sept 28, 1897

Mel? Spaulding [couldn't read all, but was short name] Born Dec. ? 1829 Died Jan 1, 1904

Luther Spaulding July 18, 1857- July 11, 1915

Laura Spaulding Nov 7, 1849- Sept 2, 1936

Lida Spaulding Oct 17, 1851-May 29, 1939

Allen D. Spaulding, son of Claude & Louise
1945-2001

Claude S. Spaulding 1914-1999

M. Louise Spaulding 1916-

Fanny Spaulding, wife of Burl [ ?, first two letters were clearly Bu ] Williamson
Born May 12, 1861 Died Feb. 18, 1894

Edward Williamson 1894-1972

In another section of the cemetery [buried next to a bunch of people with the last name Hill] were:

Emma M. Spaulding 1878-1943
John C. Spaulding 1874-1944
Ortha A. Spaulding 1844-1894
Ortha buried [same kind of headstone too] next to Charles Knapp 1834-1909.
Ralph E. Spaulding 1905-1981
Beulah F. Spaulding 1907-1996
Edward E. Spaulding PFC US Marine World War II
Feb. 6, 1924-Sept. 28, 1981



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