|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1759|
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 1807|
Mary was this author's 5th great-grandmother. Her husband Rufus Cleveland is a Revolutionary War Patriot recognized by the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution.
Mary was the eldest daughter of Captain James and Abigail Boynton Chamberlain.
She was the first Wife of Corp. Rufus Cleveland (1754-1838).
They married September 9, 1779 in Ellington, CT.
Together they had fourteen children:
Chester Cleveland 1780-1795
Clarissa Cleveland 1782–1822
Alexander Cleveland 1783–1860
Oran Cleveland 1785–1883
James Cleveland 1787–
Horace Cleveland 1789–1864
Mary Cleveland 1791–1791
Nancy Cleveland 1792–1827
Betsey Cleveland 1794–1827
Mary Polly Cleveland 1796–1838
Son Cleveland 1798–1798
Daughter Cleveland 1800–1800
Son Cleveland 1801–1801
Charles Chester Warner Cleveland 1803–1893
Source: "A Genealogy of Benjamin Cleveland, A Great-Grandson of Moses Cleveland, of Woburn, Mass., and a Native of Canterbury, Windham County, Conn.", by Horace Gillette Cleveland. 1879.
I wish to give a special thank you to Terry Goodwin, FAG Contributor #47777180, who not only located the cemetery that Rufus and Mary Chamberlain Cleveland are buried in, but took the time to photograph and post his pictures.
Mary P Cleveland Alcott (____ - 1838)*
Clarissa Cleveland White (1782 - 1822)*
Alexander Cleveland (1783 - 1860)*
Horace Cleveland (1787 - 1864)*
Mary Cleveland (1791 - 1791)*
Nancy Cleveland Spencer (1792 - 1827)*
Betsey Cleveland Alcott (1794 - 1826)*
Elizabeth Cleveland Lewis (1829 - ____)*
As per "A Genealogy of Benjamin Cleveland, A Great-Grandson of Moses Cleveland, of Woburn, Mass., and a Native of Canterbury, Windham County, Conn.", by Horace Gillette Cleveland. 1879:
The inscription on his headstone reads:
"In memory of Mrs. Mary Cleveland, wife of Rufus Cleveland, and daughter of Capt. James Chamberlain, who died Novem. 13, 1807, in the 49th year of her age."
Old North Road Burying Ground
Maintained by: M W Bencal
Originally Created by: ggramtoby
Record added: Dec 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102125441