Moultonborough Notable Burials       


Bean Cemetery

Bean Road

 Charles E. George  -  Father of Frances Stevens-frequently mentioned in her book-“As I Remember Moultonboroughugh” - cared for the navigation buoys on Winnipesaukee back in the 1920’s and did other work with his steamboat, the Anna E., named for his wife.

 Herbert Henry Smith  -  One of last living Civil War veterans-died 1926

 William Morrill   -  Revolutionary War veteran - died 1852, aged 88-must have enlisted when quite young, and maybe last Revolutionary vet in town

 John Adams   - Revolutionary War veteran, died 1837 - one of the last Revolutionary vets.

 Ralph A. Corey  -  Died in France while on active service during World War I – “YD” insignia stands for the “Yankee Division” (26th Infantry Division)

 Andrew Wiggin  -  Revolutionary War veteran

 Moody Bean - Revolutionary War veteran

 Moses Hutchins - War of 1812 veteran

 Ephraim Doton - Revolutionary veteran

 Wesley S. True - Died while on active service during Civil War

 William C. Warren  -  Revolutionary veteran

 Harry O. Clough  -  Died while on active service during WWI

 Church Sturtevant  -  Revolutionary War vet

 Hosea Sturtevant  -  Revolutionary War vet

 Orlando Bean 

 Mary A. Bean  

 Note dates of death-all 1843-tragic year for this family

 John B. Bean   

 Annie F. Bean

 Nettie F. Bean  -  Note dates of death

 John E. Sanborn    Three wives-died 1850, 1853, 1878

 Benning M. Bean  -  U.S. Congressman from Moultonborough

 From Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress:   BEAN, Benning Moulton, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Moultonborough, Carroll County, N.H., on January 9, 1782; attended the public schools of Moultonborough and received private tutoring; engaged in teaching and in agricultural pursuits; selectman of Moultonborough 1811-1829 and 1832-1838; justice of the peace in 1816; trustee of Sandwich Academy in 1824; member of the State house of representatives 1815-1823; served in the State senate 1824-1826; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1827; member of the Governor’s council in 1829; again served in the State senate in 1831 and 1832, being president the latter year; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1837); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1836; resumed teaching and agricultural pursuits in Moultonborough, Carroll County, N.H., where he died February 6, 1866; interment in Bean Cemetery.

  “Little Charly”  -  Note Lamb art on gravestone

 Asa Brown - Died while serving in Civil War

 Major William Bean  -  War of 1812 veteran and militia leader-noted in “Moultonborough to the 20th Century as riding his horse through the house from front door to back door - his house now where Thimbleberries business is located near Red Hill Cabins.

 Robert E. Lee Beane  -  Parents were Southern sympathizers to give him this name in 1863?

 Arthur L. Pollard  -  Builder of Moultonborough Public Library

 Ebenezer Horne  - Built house where cellar hole is on Red Hill trail

 Lewis A. Sibley  -  Built stone enclosure for the spring at corner of Red Hill Road and Sibley Road (named for his family?)

 John H. Kelsea  -  Kelsea Ave. named for him in Center Harbor?

 Andrew Jackson Bean  -  Named after President Andrew Jackson

 Gladys S. Bickford  -  Wrote history of Center Harbor


 Holland Hill Cemetery

Holland Street (Rt. 109N)

  Joseph A. Wall  - Died 1986-may have been last WWI vet in town

 William Emmett (Emmit) Smith  -  Note spelling discrepancy on gravestone

  Wendell S. Racine  -  First person buried in this cemetery and also gave the land to the town for it

 Lewis H. Frye  - Gravestone faces east  -  all others in this cemetery face south. In old days, some people wanted to be buried facing east, so they would be ready for sunrise on the resurrection day.

 James Gerald Ingham  -  Piloted the Sophie C. Mailboat on Winnipesaukee

 Eleanor Minkler Petersen  -  Served in Korean War

 William Lively  -  Held the “Boston Post Cane” for Moultonborough as oldest man in town when he died

 Fred Bagley  -  Most recent holder from Moultonborough to hold the Boston Post Cane


 Lee Cemetery

Lee’s Mills Rd.

 Martha H. French  -  Donated land to the town for the town library to be built on where it is today

  John Moulton  -  born 1731 - built house near corner Lee Road and Rt. 109 S where Dave Healy lives. One of the oldest houses still standing in Moultonborough

 Andrew Jackson Goodwin  - Civil War Veteran; Marion Goodwin’s grandfather; had a peddler’s cart; He was named after a President Andrew Jackson

 George R. Clement  -  Died while serving in Civil War. The Town library has picture of him on file

 George Henry Moulton  -  Died while serving in Civil War

 David Lee  -  Started the Sawmill at Lee’s Mills

 James E. French  -  Plaque in Moultonborough Town Library  -  Mr. French gave money for the first town library to be built. Also, Mr. French was a library trustee, selectman, state legislator and senator, railroad commissioner, postmaster, owner of “Old Country Store.” 

John Q.A. French  - named for President John Quincy Adams


 Brown Cemetery

Lee Mill’s Road

(Across from Lee Cemetery)

 Lucy Brown

 Lyman Brown  -  Built and resided the brick house where the Old Orchard Inn is now located (you can see the house from the cemetery.)


 Mason Cemetery

Sheridan Road

 Clinton A. Shaw  -  Civil War Veteran. Mr. Shaw’s Army rifle, Bible and ID tag on display at the Moultonborough Historical Society’s Town House.

 Oran B. Clement  -  Died while serving his country in the Civil War

 Frank D. Bartlett  -  Killed while serving during World War I

 Dr. W.H.H. Mason  -  Wrote Moultonborough chapter in Carroll County history published in1889; local doctor; named after President William Henry Harrison.

 Thomas S. Adams -  Died while serving his country in the Civil War

 John Watson  -  Revolutionary War Veteran. Died 1835

 Ralph Mack  -  Died while serving in France during World War I. His grave has Sons of Union Veterans marker

 Arthur H.C. Skinner  -  Died in France while serving in World War I

 Fred Porter Cram  -  World War II Veteran. Received Soldier’s Medal for saving top turret gunner trapped in a crashed B-17 Bomber in England.

 Lemuel B. Mason  -  Revolutionary War and War of 1812 veteran with descriptive text on gravestone.

 Harold E. Glidden  -  Died while on active service in World War I

 George A. Blanchard  -  Owned boarding house known as “The Homestead” that stood where library is now located. A picture of the Homestead is at the Moultonborough Library.

 Thomas Francis Sheridan  -  Sheridan Road is named for him.

 Reuben F. Abbott  -  Civil War veteran who ran away from home and enlisted under an assumed name (Samuel Parker). Died Nov. 16, 1927. Believed to be last Civil War veteran in town when he died.


 Red Hill Cemetery

Bean Road

 Dorothy W. Davis  -  Former town treasurer and state representative

 Dortha Wiggins  -  World War II Veteran

 Elizabeth G. McIntire  -  Started the cemetery records project in Moultonborough. Also, she was a World War II Veteran

 Ernest Ervin Stevens  -  World War II Merchant Marine Veteran

 Claude Rains  - Arguably the most famous person buried in Moultonborough. Mr. Rains was an Internationally famous Movie Star. His most famous role was as the Chief Inspector opposite Humphrey Bogart in the classic “Casablanca”. This movie is available at the Moultonborough Library in VHS tape and DVD.

 Capt. Steven W. Martin  -  Only known Vietnam War casualty from Moultonborough. He died in a Helicopter crash in South Vietnam. Although he was a helicopter pilot in the U.S. Marines, he was a passenger in the helicopter at the time of the crash in 1967. There is a plaque in his honor in the Moultonborough Central School cafeteria.

 Erwin C. Young  -  Killed in Action, in the Korean War. The only Korean War KIA to be buried in town

 Ellen Lizotte  -  Proprietor of Ellen’s Store for many years

 Ralph James Dale  -  Former Moultonborough Fire Department Chief. He also built the Moultonborough Airport

 Leonard Mallard  -  Former road agent and proprietor of Mallard’s Restaurant, where Aubuchon Hardware is now on Route 25

 Mabel Potter  -  Still remembered by older Moultonborough Neck residents. She delivered their mail on the Rural Route for many years

 Ernestine Richardson  -  Drove school bus for many years when Moultonborough students attended Kingswood High School in Wolfeboro

 Louise M. Charlet  -  Held the “Boston Post Cane” for Moultonborough as oldest resident


 Middle Neck Cemetery

Moultonborough Neck  Rd.

 Benjamin T. Hanson  -  Note gravestone symbol  -  hand with finger pointing upwards

 Woodbury C. White  -  Died while serving in Civil War

 James W. Day  -  lived in house at corner of Ferry Road and Neck Road and still standing today

 Mary A. Day  -  Postmistress of Lake View P.O. at Jim Day’s house 1889-1893

 Jessie Thompson  -  Postmistress when the Moultonborough Post Office was still in the Old Country Store

 Maj. Charles J. Cataldo, M.D.  -  USMC Veteran of World War II and was the general practitioner doctor in Meredith for many years


 Shaw Cemetery

Route 109S

 Duncan McNaughton  -  Revolutionary War Veteran. According to legend, ran a ferry service from Ferry Shores to Clark’s Landing, and died at the age of 115

 Albert G. Shaw  -  Died while serving in the Civil War

 Rev. Jeremiah Shaw  -  Harvard graduate and first minister at the first church established in Moultonborough


 Richardson Cemetery

Clark’s Landing Road

 Col. Bradbury Richardson  -  Revolutionary War Veteran.  “foster son” of Jonathan Moulton, and one of the first settlers of Moultonborough. Colonel Richardson’s house still standing

 Ebenezer Clark  -  Revolutionary War Veteran

 Gen. N.B. Hoit  -  A general in the state militia between the War of 1812 and the Civil War. Note dates of death for his three children, Jan and Feb. 1866

 Abigail Earl  -  Widow of Civil War soldier George W. Earl, who died at Andersonville Prison, Georgia


 Aldrich Cemetery

Winaukee Road

  Victor Dewey Aldrich  -  born on the day of the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish American War, named after Adm. George Dewey, “Victor of Manila Bay”. US Navy Veteran World War’s I and II


Lee Family Cemetery

Ossippee Park Rd. (across from Castle Springs bottling plant)

 Martha Oliver  -  Last person born in the old settlement on Ossippee Mountain. Moved to Sheridan Rd. as a baby, but returned to the mountain to be buried

 Ambrose Cemetery

Ossippee Park Rd.

 Nathaniel Ambrose  -  Revolutionary War Veteran


 Look for markers pertaining to various fraternal organizations which once existed in the local area


Patrons of Husbrandry (Grange)                            P of H on wheat sheaf -Moultonborough is #197

 Knights of Pythias                                                FCB-Friendship, Charity, Benevolence

 Pythian Sisters                                                     FPLE-Fidelity, Purity, Love, Equality

 Sons of Union Veterans                                        S of UV

 Odd Fellows                                                         FLT-Fidelity, Loyalty, Trust

 Improved Order of Red Men

 Degree of Pocahontas                                          Marker shaped like a dove-ladies auxiliary of Red Men

 Elks                                                                     BPOE

 Grand Army of the Republic                                  G.A.R.
(Civil War Veteran’s organization)

 Daughters/Sons of the American Revolution          DAR/SAR

 Loyal Order of Moose                                           LMO

 Masons/Eastern Star

 American Legion

 Veterans of Foreign Wars                                     VFW

 USMC flags

 Fire Dept. flags