KESWICK PLANTATION CEMETERY

     The Keswick Plantation cemetery was surveyed on August 24, 1996 by Sharon Lee Nowery. There are two tombstones in the front yard to the left of the main house.

     Keswick is located on Route 711 at the intersection with Derby Ridge way near the Chesterfield and Powhatan County lines.

 
HERE REST THE REMAINS OF
ROSABELLE BURFOOT
WIFE OF THOMAS HOWARD
BORN JAN’Y 28, 1825
DIED MARCH 2, 1847
OF PULMONARY CONSUMPTION
IN HER LATTER YEARS A
COMMUNICANT OF THE
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL
CHURCH
IN MEMORY OF
MAJOR JOHN CLARKE
BORN APRIL 24, 1766
DIED MAY 17, 1844
TO A STRONG AND MASCU-
LINE INTELLECT, HE UNITED
A HEART OF PRINCELY GENE-
ROSITY AND A CHARACTER OF
UNSULLIED INTEGRITY, WHICH
COMMANDED THE RESPECT OF
ALL WHO KNEW HIM, AND THE
ADMIRING & AFFECTIONATE
REGARD OF HIS NUMEROUS
FRIENDS.

Burial Listing
 
Name
Birth Date
Death Date
Remarks
  Clarke, John (Major)
4/24/1766
5/17/1844
see above transcription
  Howard, Rosabelle Burfoot
1/28/1825
3/2/1847
w/o Thomas Howard (see above)
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