Coddington Burial Ground [NT009]

Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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NEWPORT HISTORICAL CEMETERY #: NT009 \nCODDINGTON BURIAL GROUND\nNEWPORT RI\nLocation: 15 ft west of FAREWELL ST at TEL pole # 8\n56 burials with 94 inscriptions from 1647 to \nOwner: Island Cemetery, Inc., Warner St., Newport, RI 02840 (401) 846-0432 \n\nNOTE: Recorded 14 Aug 1869 by G.H. Richardson (GHR) \"all the legible inscriptions in the Coddington Burying Ground, CETA volunteers in the 1970\'s, and also by Alden G. Beaman (AGB) in the 1980\'s. \n\"History of Newport County, Rhode Island,\" New York, 1888, ed. Richard M. Bayles, notes: \"On Farewell street, near the First Baptist church, is the Coddington ground. Here are the graves of Governors Henry Bull, who died in 1693; Nicholas Easton, 1675; John Easton, 1705; and William Coddington, 1678---four of the original settlers of Newport. In this ground are buried many of the first inhabitants.\" \n\nA nice photograph of this cemetery appears in \"The Architectural Heritage of Newport, Rhode Island,\" showing the walls and relationship to adjoining houses. The photo is captioned \"Cemetery of Governors.\"
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