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Tombstone Inscriptions in Greenwich, NY Cemetery



Silvia, wife of William Read

died April 7, 1842

aged 40 years, 20 days.


David Remington

died Oct. 24, 1834

aged 87 years, 4 months and 24 days.


Huldah, wife of David Remington

died Aug. 20, 1836

aged 94 years.

A sweet remembrance of the just,

Shall flourish when they sleep in dust.


Lucy, wife of John Remington

Died March 6, 1836

in the 33rd year of her age.

My flesh shall slumber in the ground

Till the last trumpets joyful sound.

Then burst the chain with sweet surprise

in my Saviour's image rise.



Hannah, wife of David Remington, Jr.

And daughter of James and Amy Rogers

died Sept, 18, 1848

aged 67 years.


John Remington

died May 1, 1863

aged 69 years, 4 months and 25 days.


Benjamin Remmington

died Dec. 15, 1846

aged 78 years and 8 months.

How sweet is sleep where all is peace,

Where sorrow cannot reach the breast,

Where all life's idle tro'blings cease

And pain is lulled to rest.


Eliza Remmington

died Sept. 19, 1849

aged 19 years, 2 months and 6 days


Mrs. Mary Remmington

died Sept. 2, 1807

in the 64th, year of her age

consort of Mr. David Remmington.

Parent of goodness and unblemished life.

Here lies the tenderest mother,

fondest wife, whose easy manners,

free from pride of art with

Sweet simplicity engaged the heart,

Whose lovely person and whose lively mind.

Each female grace with

every virtue joined.


Phebe, wife of Benjamin Remmington

died Sept. 17, 1843

in the 65th year of her age.

To Jesus Christ I sought for rest,

He bade me cease to rove

And fly for refuge to His breast

And He'll conduct me home.



wife of Gardner Remmington

died Nov. 14, 1812

aged 38 years.


Philip E.

son of Hart and Jane Reynolds

died Sept. 15, 1836

aged 10 months and 23 days


George W.

Son of Hart and Jame Reynolds

died Dec. 11, 1847

aged 10 years, 6 months and 2 days



Son of Thomas and Experience Richards

died Nov. 16, 1844

aged 16years, 9 months and 3 days


Erastus Richards

died Feb. 14, 1848

aged 84 years, 7 months and 28 days