Month: January 2013

Prominent Citizens

The following profiles of prominent men of Woodbridge¬†were published in Chapter VI of¬†the 1892 “History of New Haven” Barnabas Baldwin Ephraim Baldwin Ebenezer Beecher Ebenezer Beecher, Jr. Thomas Darling Treat Clark Isaac Johnson John Lines David Lines Ebenezer Peck Phineas Peck John Peck Edwin J. Peck Samuel Newton Josiah Sherman Daniel Smith, 2d Daniel Treat Smith Willis Smith David Smith…

Some History of Woodbridge Burial Grounds

“The fathers of Woodbridge early showed a proper care and regard for the memory and resting places of the dead. In 1743 arrangements were made for burying grounds. Isaac Sperry, Captain Johnson and others were appointed a committee to select burying places for the society. At a subsequent meeting in 1745 they voted that ”three burying cloths should be purchased…

Biographical Sketches

Daniel C. Augur Ira W. Baldwin John J. Baldwin John W. Barker Charles N. Beecher John J. Beecher Jacob Beiseigel Jacob Beiseigel, Jr. G. Halsted Bishop Thomas Darling Stephen P. Bradley Oliver Stoddard Chatfield John Currie David E. Currie Lauren Doolittle Willis Doolittle John W. Downs Frederick F. Finney Charles C. Hitchcock Lewis Hitchcock Alfred F. Key Jacob Kunz John…