his wife, Rhoda, were buried at Union Cemetery, off
Road Meat Hill Road in Killingworth, Conn. The graves
of at least 25 other members of the family can be
His headstone reads:
In Memory of
Mr. Asahel Parmele
Feb. 13, 1784
Aged 39 years
Rhoda's tilted marker is at left.
This is one cemetery whose age is showing. On my
visit in 2007, I found so many trees had matured that
a lot of the old stones had been toppled. The
elements are eating away at the oldest markers,
making many of them illegible.