Parsons Cemetery

Est 1873

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Parsons Cemetery Invites You
to remember and honor our deceased

military heroes and veterans 


The oldest known interments (reinterments) include 

Col Issac Handy 1706-1762, Maryland Militia

​Pvt. Thomas H. Hooper 1779-1833, War of 1812


followed by heroes and veterans of the Civil War (Union and Confederate), Spanish American War, China Relief Expedition a.k.a. the Box Rebellion, WWI, WWII, Korean,

and Vietnam Conflict


While many were recipients of medals,

two most interest our visitors:


​John Purnell Chatham, Boxer Rebellion

Medal of Honor Recipient


LTJG Howard Franklin Clark, WWII

the USS Howard F. Clark (DE-533) honored war hero

National Wreaths Across America Day

December 14, 2019

Parsons Cemetery