This cemetery was started in 1839.
stop 1 – cemetery entrances
stop 2 – Newton Smith family
stop 3 – John Pendleton family
John Pendleton (FINDAGRAVE) settled in the James Street section of South Hadley in the late 1700s. South Hadley once was a quarter mile longer to the south along its entire border with Chicopee. In 1806 Hampshire County divided into many counties and it was agreed to bring the border of Hampden and Hampshire more to the north.
stop 4 – Josiah Bardwell family
Josiah Bardwell (FINDAGRAVE) ran a canal and mill business along the Connecticut River. His industrial canal opened in 1805 near the southern mouth of the South Hadley Navigational Canal.
stop 5 – Lamb family
The grandchildren of Daniel Lamb and the children of Ezekiel Lamb sold the land for this cemetery in 1849 to the South Hadley Burial Grounds association.
stop 6 – Judd family
stop 7 – John Gaylord family
John Gaylord (FINDAGRAVE)
stop 8 – Joseph Carew family
Joseph Carew (FINDAGRAVE) ran a paper mill near the Holyoke Dam. It lasted for 100 years.
stop 9 – James Lathrop family
stop 10 – Ariel Cooley family
The Cooley Chapin Cemetery was found on High Street at one time.
Ariel Cooley (FINDAGRAVE) was charged with improving the South Hadley Canal. He installed an eight lock system.
stop 11 – Gate on Spring Street and the neighborhood of the cemetery
stop 12 – military