Getchell Cemetery

Sanford, Maine

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This cemetery is located on Bald Hill Road. Several of these individuals are also listed in the Wells Getchell Cemetery.



Wife of
Elijah Littlefield,
died Feb 26, 1850
aged 61 years.
Thou shall the dust return unto
earth as it was and the spirit shall
return unto God who gave it.

Wife of
Joseph Lord,
Died April 3, 1845,
Aged 34 years.

(Both stones appear to be for the same person.)


Daughter of
Joseph & Louisa Lord
Died Oct. 3, 1865,
Aged 24 years
7 mos. 3 dys.

Died March 31, 1863
Aged 50 years


According to the Maine Old Cemetery Association books York County, Maine Cemetery Inscriptions there are several other graves here. They include the following:

Kendall G. Murry, d. 14 Oct 1928, aged 78 yrs. 7 mos. 18 das.
Mary E. Murry, d. 18 March 1906, aged 55 yrs. 10 mos.
Japheth Penney, d. 10 Sep. 1848, aged 58 yrs. 11 mos. 20 das.
Phebe A. Penney, wife of Charles Penney, d. 24 Aug. 1859, aged 36 yrs. 11 mos. 19 das.
Elijah Littlefield, d. 4 June 1850, aged 79 yrs.
Ephraim Getchell, d. 18 April 1893, aged 85 yrs.
Almire, wife of Ephraim Getchell, d. 16 Feb. 1881, aged 72 yrs. 8 mos.
Seth Sherman, d. 11 Apr. 1858, aged 93 yrs.
Susan Tibbets, wife of Edward Tibbets, d. 30 Jan. 1862, aged 92 yrs.
Samuel Sherman, d. 20 Oct. 1836, aged 47 yrs.
Elisha Hatch, b. 10 Apr. 1791, d. 6 Sep. 1861.
Lucretia L. Hatch wife of Elisha Hatch, d. 31 July 1889, aged 80 yrs.
Joseph S. Getchell, son of Ephriam & Almira Getchell, d. 7 July 1864, aged 22 years.
Susan A. Getchell, daughter of Ephraim & Almira Getchell, d. 10 Oct. 1849, aged 16 yrs.
Ephra C. daughter of Ephraim & Almira Getchell, d. 6 March 1848, aged 1 mo.
James Emery d. 5 Feb. 1852, aged 41 yrs. 5 mos.
Mary Ann Emery,  wife of James Emery, d. 25 March 1863, aged 48 yrs. 5 mos.
Samuel, d. 5 Jan. 1888 aged 44 yrs. 2 mos.
Adelaide Getchell, b. 1856, d. 1916.
Susan A. Getchell, b. 1850 d. 1922.
Frank K. Neal b. 1846, d. 1909.
Olive S. Getchell, wife of Frank K. Neal, b. 1846, d. 1908.
Frank C. Neal, b. 13 Jan. 1875, d. 18 March 1940.

Several of these individuals are also listed in the Wells Getchell Cemetery.

  Cemetery Layout
(Not to scale.)
Louisa Lord (broken) Sarah Lord Lucinda Washburn Hannah Littlefield    
      Louisa Lord    



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Revised: October 30, 2007 .