|Colonel Richard Somers Family Burial Plot / New York Avenue School|
| Original gravestones of the Col. Richard Somers family, circa 1790, are in the south wall. These grave markers are for Sophia, wife of Col. Richard Somers, who died February 3, 1797 at the age of 56, their infant daughter Jane and Constant Somers, Esq., who died at the age of 37 in 1797 and his son, Edward.
The monument in the center of the plot, erected in 1850, is dedicated to Master Commandant Richard Somers, USN, who died September 4, 1804, in the Battle of Tripoli. He is not buried here, but is buried in Libya and there is an ongoing effort to bring his body back to the United States.
Also remembered here, but not buried, is Constant Somers, born in 1794. He was the son of Constant and Sarah Somers and the nephew of Master Commandant Richard Somers. The elder Constant and Richard were brothers and they were the great grandsons of the first settler, John Somers. Young Constant died at the age of 17 from a fall into the hold of a ship in Cronstadt, Russia, on August 29, 1811. Sarah Keen, also buried here is the widow of Captain Jonas Keen, from Philadelphia. Sarah was the daughter of Richard and Sophia Somers. Born in 1772, she lived to the age of 78. She was the sister of Master Commandant Richard Somers and the aunt of young Constant.