Being stories that I may stumble across during my perambulations around cemeteries near and far

Sunday, 26 June 2011

Charles William TALLMADGE, St. Lucia

Here is the tomb to a man with links to the USA

To the beloved memory of
Charles William TALLMADGE
Ensign 41st. Regiment
Died at St. Lucia January 13th. 1859 aged 22 years
the only child of the late
Charles William Tallmadge Esq & of Anna his wife
Erected by a bereaved Mother

Charles was the son of Charles William Tallmadge of New York.  His father was buried in Pre La Chaise Cemetery in Paris and his inscription reads:

Sacred to the memory
of the city of New York United States of America
died in Paris
March 9th 1843 aged 35.

The grandmother of Charles William (Jnr) was Elizabeth Clinton the daughter of George Clinton, 
former Vice President of the United States