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Mount Vernon Cemetery
Mount Vernon, Kennebec County, Maine

Lat: 44 30' 18"N, Lon: 69 58' 39"W

Contributed by Cathleen Crowley, Jul 05, 2002 [cgweniever@aol.com]. Total records = 5.

Cemetary is located off old carriage road recently named Lovers Lane, on the road between the village to Wattson Pond Rd. It is one quarter mile in on the right in the woods. Hard to see because of it's unkept state.

Small round, stonewalled, with two iron chains one above the other across the entrance. The whole thing, rocks, chains, can be easily stepped over. It sets In a direct line in back of some ones home , but ownership unclear. Please ask permission before seeking, easy to get lost.

I have recorded all visible markers. There is also one spot outside of the ring that looks to be a burial of some type, but is unmarked, just some rocks placed as if over a grave.

The unkept state of this cemetery leads me to believe that no one has been there for many years.

- Cathleen Crowley

Haynes, Lydia, b. Apr 28,1779, d. Jul 19,1852, w/o Rev. John Haynes, 'My flesh shall rest in hope, Hope looks beyond the bonds of time, more there but hard to read', "L.H." white marble footstone, very small and directly in back of Lydia Haynes
Haynes, Rev. John, b. Feb 17, 1776, d. Dec 22, 1862, Inscription hard to read because of condition, Stone once very pretty slate, "A.H." on slate footstone, very small and directly in back of the Rev. Haynes
Hill, Nathaniel, b. Oct 1, 1770 Billeriea, Mass, d. Dec 10, 1858, A once beautiful white marble stone, knocked flat, the base is somewhat crumbly
Hovey, Anna, d. Jul 11, 1834, wife of John Hovey, Esq, 'Her memory lives enshrined in all our hearts, Her deeds of love are registerd in heaven, And these her lasting moments remain, which ceaseless ages never can destroy', The stone is made of slate, very elaborate, with palm trees at the top, I found this worth pondering as it stands amongst the tall pines, Very beautiful
Hovey, John, Esq, d. Apr 19, 1851, age 88yr, Stone tipped foreward making bottom hard to read. Very elaborately carved, with palm trees at the top, made of slate

 

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