Cemetery Records for the town of
Warner, NH. were compiled by Roxana A. Smith between 1978 and 1982.
She visited all 30 public and private cemeteries twice, recording names,
birth and death dates, and family relationships from readable headstones.
Oral history and commentary obtained from long-time residents Orton Hill,
Edith A. Mimnaugh, Harold Dow, and Robert Dean Smith and other reference sources
cite unmarked graves and provide more information in the notes section.
from headstones in
were updated by Mary Cogswell and Carol Piroso in 1998.
Schoodac, Davisville, and New Waterloo cemetery records were updated in
2008 by Mary Cogswell. Efforts are
under way to locate, identify and record additional information from private
cemeteries. Additional updates will
occur as time and volunteers permit.
information compiled from the headstones is organized alphabetically by last
name for each cemetery. Each row
includes a lot number or letter (for unmarked graves), last name, first name,
middle name or initial, maiden name, date of birth, date of death, participation
in a war, notes of additional information from other sources, and the name of
the cemetery. If lot numbers are
unknown, they are left blank. Some
lots have no headstones or markers and are indicated by a letter or “NM”
(i.e. no marker). Information about
these burial sites is recorded from other sources (i.e. oral histories, family
numbers indicate the location of graves in each cemetery.
They correspond to maps for each cemetery that were created by Roxana
Smith for the original project in 1978. Maps
for Davisville and New Waterloo cemeteries were updated in 2008. The
maps are located with printed copies of the cemetery records at the Warner
Historical Society and the Pillsbury Free Library.
Veteran status was determined by the location of a separate marker at
each gravesite. (The records of the
are not accessible on the Warner Historical Society website by request of the
on a Cemetery name below to review its data