Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Governor Frederick Holbrook

Cemetery: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont
Photo Date: 4 August 2006

Frederick Holbrook was b. 15 Feb 1813 in Warehouse Point, Hartford County, Connecticut to Deacon John and Sarah (Knowlton) Holbrook, d. 28 Apr 1909 in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont. He m. Harriet Goodhue 13 Jan 1835. Frederick was Governor of the State of Vermont from 1861 through 1863 during the Civil War. Frederick  is my 3rd great-grandfather.

Transcription: FREDERICK HOLBROOK/FEBRUARY 15, 1813/APRIL 28, 1909/GOVERNOR OF VERMONT/1861-1863

© 2010, copyright William C. Haskell


  1. Will Haskell,
    I have posted Harriet Goodhue Holbrook's epitaph at http://www.brattleborohistory.com/cemeteries/epitaphs.html
    Also have a photograph of the black walnut communion table that was given to Centre Congregational Church by her children, with her name on the trestle bar
    Thomas St. John
    Brattleboro, VT

    1. Thank you for the information. Your website is very nice.