Cordelia Perrine [Harvey] Chester Burial Site

© Photographed April 23, 2017
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
43.064250, -89.431006

CORDELIA PERRINE CHESTER
Wife of
Rev. A. T. Chester, D.O.
of Buffalo, N.Y. -- formerly wife of
GOVERNOR HARVEY,
after whose death she ministered
untiringly to soldiers in Camp
Hospital and on battle-field. Also
conceived and assisted in founding
Harvey Hospital in Madison, the first
northern hospital for soldiers
during the Civil War.
Dec. 7, 1824 - Feb. 27, 1895.

Cordelia Perrine (Harvey) Chester is buried in Lot 2 (see map below) of Forest Hill Cemetery, 








Cordelia A. P. Harvey; Engraved by A.H. Ritchie.
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 Cordelia's headstone is on the right.


Cordelia is buried with her first husband,
Wisconsin Governor Louis Powell Harvey.

Cordelia Harvey is buried in Section 2 of the cemetery.

Cordelia Perrine (Harvey) Chester is buried at
Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison, Wisconsin.

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