Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA, First Parish - Epitaphs

Extracted from
The Record of the Town Meetings
and Abstract of Births, Marriages and Deaths
in the Town of Dedham, Massachusetts
1887-1896
Don Gleason Hill, Town Clerk
1896
pages 275 - 297

Transcribed by Jane Devlin

EPITAPHS FROM THE FIRST PARISH




Range XIV
  • BULLARD, xiv, 1. Here Lyes interred ye Body of Mr. William BULLARD, aged 73 yrs, 7 mos, 22 dys, who died 9 Feb 1746

  • BULLARD, xiv, 2. Here Lyes interred ye Body of Mrs Elizabeth BULLARD, ye wife of Mr. William BULLARD, aged 70 yrs, 1 mo, & & dys, d. 28 Jan 1746

  • BULLARD, xiv, 3. Here Lyes ye Body of Mr. William BULLARD, junr, who died 19 Sep 1737, in ye 40 year of his age

  • AVERY, xiv, 4. Here Lyes buried ye Body of Mrs. Elizabeth AVERY, widow of Ensign Robert AVERY. She d. 21 Oct A. D. 1746, in ye 91st year of her age

  • AVERY, xiv, 5. Here lyes Buried ye Body of Robert AVERY, Junr, who Dec'd 21 Aug 1723, in ye 42d year of his age

  • AVERY, xiv, 6. Here lyes buried ye Body of Ensign Robert AVERY, who dec'd 4 Oct 1722, in ye 73d year of his age

  • CROSBY, xiv, 7. Edmund CROSBY d. 3 Mar 1875, aged 70 yrs. Rachel A., his wife, d. 9 Jul 1839, aged 51 yrs

  • METCALF, xiv, 8. Here lyes ye Body of Samuel METCALF, son of Mr. Thomas & Mrs. Sarah METCALF, who died Jun 1713, in ye 15 year of his age

  • METCALF, xiv, 9. Here lyes ye Body of Thomas METCLAF, aged 25 yrs, d. 28 Dec 1726

  • METCALF, xiv, 10. Jonat'n METCALF, daugher of Mr. Jonathan & Mrs. Elizabeth METCALF, d. 22 May 1749, aged 5 mos.

  • METCALF, xiv, 11. Here lies the Body of Elias METCALF, 8th son & 13th child to Mr. John & Mrs. Mary METCALF, d. 15 Jan 1753, in ye 11th year of his age

  • METCALF, xiv, 12. Joseph, son of Joseph & Rebecca METCALF, d. 26 Aug 1799, aged 4 yrs

  • METCALF, xiv, 13. In memory of Capt. Reuben METCALF, who died 13 Aug 1842, aged 45 yrs. Hannah S. METCALF d. 15 Feb 1881, aged 84 yrs.
    Farewell conflicting joys and fears, ~ Where lights and sades alternate dwell, ~ A brighter, purer, scene appears, ~ Farewell, inconstant world farewell.

  • METCALF, xiv, 14. In memory of Augusta Lyman, daugher of Reuben & Hannah METCALF, who died 3 Dec 1838, aged 6 yrs & 8 mos.
    Adieu, Dear Augusta, too tender, too pure ~ To inhabit this cold world of sorrow & pain; ~ To regions of bliss thy young spirit has flown, ~ To join thy lost brothers in loves purest reign.

  • METCALF, xiv, 15. In memory of Lyman Augustus, son of Reuben & Hannah METCALF, who died 29 Mar 1830, aged 5 yrs & 2 mos
    Ere sin could blight, or sorrow fade, ! Death timely came with friendly care, ~ The opening bud to heaven conveyed~ And bade it bloom forever there.

  • METCALF, xiv, 16. In memory of John Smith METCALF, son of Reuben & Hannah METCALF, who died 3 Jun 1838, aged 15 yrs.
    Dear boy for him each sport is o'er, ~ He joing the jocund band no more; ~ Pillowed beneath this little heap, ~ Mirth cannot break his dreamless sleep. ~ Come, to this spot repair ~ And while we mourn grow better here; ~ Here humbly bow to natures awful lot, ~ To live, to suffer, die, and be forgot.

  • METCALF, xiv, 17. Here lyes Buried ye body of Mr. Thomas METCALF. Died 22 Sep 1704, in ye 34 year of his age

  • METCALF, xiv, 18. Here lyes ye Body of Deacon Thomas METCALF, aged 73 yrs. Died 16 Nov 1702

  • METCALF, xiv, 19 Here lyes Buried ye Body of Mrs. Elizabeth METCALF, ye wife of Mr. Jonathan METCALF, who died 14 May 1765, in ye 45th year of her age

  • METCALF, xiv, 20. Here lies buried the body of John METCALF, Esqr., wdtl 6 Oct A.D. 1749, in the 72d year of his age

  • METCALF, xiv, 21. Here lyes ye Body of Mrs Katharine METCALF, second daugher of Mr. John METCALF, Esq., She d. 12 Jun 1746, aged 24 yrs

  • METCALF, xiv, 22. Here lies ye Body of Mrs Sarah METCALFE, daugher of John METCALFE, Esqr. & Mrs. Grace, his wife. She d. 3 Sep 1749, in ye 23 year of her age

  • METCALF, xiv, 23. Here lies ye Body of Mrs. Grace METCALF, Jur, daugher of John METCALF, Esqr. & Mrs. Grace, his wife; She d. 13 Aug 1749, in ye 17 year of her age

  • METCALF, xiv, 24. In memory of Mr. Joseph METCALF, who died 25 Feb 1785, aged 75 yrs. Also his wife Ruth, who died 3 Mar 1803, aged 76 yrs

  • METCALF, xiv, 25. Here lyes ye Body of Timothy METCALF, 3d son of John & Mehitable METCALF, d. 14 Aug 1727, in ye 20th year of his age

  • METCALF,, xiv, 26. Here lies buried ye Body of Deacon Jonathan METCALF, who died 23 May 1727, in ye 77th year of his age

  • METCALF, xiv, 27. Joseph d. 26 Oct 1857, aged 92 yrs, 6 mos, 6 dys. His wife Rebecca METCALF, d. 26 Sep 1848, aged 84 yrs, 4 mos.

  • TURNER, xiv, 28. Lavina R., wife of Francis TURNER, d. 7 Sep 1852, Aet. 32. Francis E., son of Francis & Amelia B. TURNER, d. 5 Nov 1885, Aet. 3 mos, 13 dys. Also Amelia L., d. 26 Aug, 1859, Aet. 10 mos.

  • AVERY, xiv, 29. William AVERY d. 18 Mar 1686, aged 66. William AVERY d. 15 Dec 1708, aged 62. William AVERY d. A.D. 1750, age 85. William AVERY d. 6 Aug 1796, aged 80. Bethia, his wife, d. 25 Mar 1822, 77. William AVERY d. 3 Nov 1791, aged 21. Daniel AVERY d. 3 Sep 1793, aged 5. Lucy AVERY d. 20 Apr 1824, aged 39

  • BOSWORTH, xiv, 30. Asaph, son of Asaph & Martha O. BOSWORTH, d. 12 Jan 1835, Aet. 3 yrs, 9 mos, 12 dys

  • HOUGHTON, xiv, 31. Charles L., son of Ephraim & Polly HOUGHTON, d. 28 Jan 1836, Aet. 3 yrs, 1 mo, 18 dys
    See the lovely blooming flower, ~ Fade and wither in an hour; ~ So our transient comforts fly, ~ Pleasure only blooms to die.

  • RICHARDS, xiv, 32. In memory of Mrs. Rebecca RICHARDS, wife of Mr. Samuel RICHARDS, daugher of Capt. Joshua & Mrs. Hannah FISHER, dec'd 25 May 1740, Aged 30 yrs, 5 mos, 3 dys

  • HOUGHTON, xiv, 33. E. HOUGHTON, 1795 -- 1879. P. HOUGHTON, 1807 -- 1872. C. L. HOUGHTON, 1832 -- 1836. C. E. HOUGHTON, 1838 -- 1839. Wm HOUGHTON, 1788 -- 1868

  • FISHER, DIX, xiv, 34. Paul FISHER d. 23 Oct 1846, aged 73 yrs. Lavina, wife of Paul FISHER, d. 2 Jun 1875, aged 92 yrs, 9 mos. Nathaniel Fisher DIX d. 15 Sep 1845, aged 13 mos.
    Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

  • MORRELL, xiv, 35. Eliakim MORRELL d. 13 Aug 1824, aged 71 yrs. Ruth MORRELL d. 8 Sep 1824, aged 74 yrs. Isaac MORRELL d. 18 Aug 1833, aged 10 wks. Abner MORRELL d. 30 Jun 1840, aged 16 yrs. Nancy W. MORRELL d. 16 Jan 1846, aged 18 yrs. Joseph MORRELL d. 7 Sep 1867, aged 77 yrs. Nancy MORRELL d. 3 Jun 1876, aged 80 yrs

  • SOUTHWORTH, xiv, 36. In memory of Mrs. Hannah SOUTHWORTH, Obt. 2 Nov 1831, Aet. 35
    Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his Saints

  • SMITH, xiv, 37. In memory of Mr. Samuel SMITH, who died 6 Nov 1802, Aged 56 yrs.
    Death is a Debt to Nature due, ~ I have paid it & so must you.

  • DUNTIN, xiv, 38. In memory of Mrs. Ruth DUNTIN, who died 19 May 1802, Aet. 77 yrs.
    Now is Christ risen from the dead and become the first fruit of them who slept

  • POMEROY, xiv, 39. In memory of two children of Mr. Zadock & Mrs. Hannah POMEROY of Boston. Arabella d. 17 Nov 1801, aged 2 yrs & 9 mos. George d. 2 Dec 1801, aged 11 mos & 20 dys

  • FARRINGTON, xiv, 40. In memory of Mr. Stephen FARRINGTON, who died 13 Aug 1831, Aet 60

  • FARRINGTON, xiv, 41. William FARRINGTON, son of Stephen & Mrs. Lucy FARRINGTON, who died 17 Sep 1801, aged 1 yr & 4 mos
    So fades the lovely blooming flower, ~ Frail Smiling solace of an hour, ~ So soon our transient comforts fly, And pleasure only blooms to die.

  • FARRINGTON, xiv, 42. In memory of Mrs. Lucy FARRINGTON, who died 24 Sep 1842, Aet 73

  • FARRINGTON, xiv, 43. Aunt Charlotte (Charlotte FARRINGTON), 1798 -- 1878

  • EDSON, xiv, 44. In memory of Mr. Robert EDSON, who died 11 Feb 1841, aged 51 yrs

  • EDSON, xiv, 45. Infant son of Mr. Robert & Mrs. Esther G. EDSON, b. & d. 12 Oct 1836.

  • BADLAM, xiv, 46. In memory of Mr. William BADLAM, d. 22 Jul 1818, Aet. 92

  • EDSON, xiv, 47. In memory of Mrs. Betsey, wife of Mr. Robert EDSON, who died 7 Jun 1835, aged 51 yrs

  • SMITH, xiv, 48. In memory of Mr. Daniel SMITH, who died 6 Nov 1802, aged 56 yrs
    Death is a debt to nature due, ~ That I have paid & so must you.

  • DAMON, xiv, 49. Memory of Mr. John DAMON, who died 3 Nov 1792, in the 62d year of his age
    The sweet remembrance of the Just, ~ Like a gree root, revives and bears ~ A train of blessings for his heirs, ~ When dying nature sleeps in dust.

  • ONION, xiv, 50. In memory of Mr. Joseph ONION, who died 6 Dec 1792, aged 37 yrs

  • BICKFORD, xiv, 51. Williad T. BICKFORD, d. 27 Oct 1841, Aet. 19
Range XV
  • MUSCHE, xv, 1. Isabella MUSCHE d. 24 Jul 1875, Aged 4 mos

  • STRONG, xv, 2. Ann Eliza, daugher of John & Lydia STRONG, d. 26 Apr 1842, Aet. 1 yr, 8 mos

  • HIRSCH, xv, 3. In memory of Geo. S. HIRSCH, d. 19 Jun 1876, aged 43 yrs, 8 mos

  • ALLIN, ADAMS, BELCHER, DEXTER, HAVEN, BATES, L!AMSON, xv, 4.
    (East Side), Rev. John ALLIN, First Pastor of Dedham, Born in 1596, Entered the Ministry in England, Came over in 1637. The same year Joined the company at Dedham. Ordained Pastor 24 Apr 1839. Died 26 Aug 1671. A man of signal worth, Of unaffected piety, And great evennest of disposition. Pruden, meek, patient and serene. He faithfully fed his flock. And by his writings and counsels obtained a wide-spread reputation, And rendered eminent service to the N. E. Colonies.

    (North Side), Successor of Mr. ALLIN gone to their rest before the erection of this monument:
    Rev. William ADAMS, b. 27 May 1650. Grad. H. C., 1671. Ord. 3 Dec 1673; d. 17 Aug 1685.
    Rev. Joseph BELCHER, b. 1671. Grad. H. C. 1690. Ord. 29 Nov 1693; d. 27 Apr 1723.
    Rev. Samuel DEXTER, b. at Malden 25 Oct 1700. Grad. H. C. 1720; Ord. 6 May 1724; d. 29 Jan 1755
    Rev. Jason HAVEN, b. at Framingham, 2 Mar 1733. Gra. H. C. 1754. Ord. 5 Feb 1756, d. 17 May 1803
    Rev. Joshua BATES, D. D., b. at Cohasset 20 Mar 1776. Grad. H. C. 1800, Ord. 16 Mar 1863; left for the Presidency of Middlebury College, Vt., 26th Feb 1818; d. 14 Jan 1854.

    (South Side), Church gathered 8 Nov 1638
    Rev. Alvan LAMSON, D. D. Born at Weston, 18 Nov 1792, Grad. H. C. 1814. Ord. 28 Oct 1818. Resigned 20 Oct 1860. Died 13 Jul 1864

    (East Side), Ereced in 1854 by residents within the old territorial Parish.

  • AVERY, xv, 5. (Mary) AVERY, aged 29 yrs, dec'd 11 [14?] Oct 1681 [Note:-- This stone is broken, but the foot-stone has on it the same Mary Avery. C. S.]

  • AVERY, xv, 6. Here Lyes ye body of Deacon William AVERY, aged 62 yrs, d. 15 Dec 1708

  • FOX, xv, 7. Thomas FOX, ye son of Jabez & Judeth FOX, aged about 18 yrs, d. 29 Jul 1681

  • TURNER, xv, 8. Ebenezer TURNER d. 5 Aug 1858. Aged 73 yrs, 3 mos, 7 dys. Sally, his wife, d. 12 Jan 1858, aged 71 yrs, 10 mos, 19 dys. James TURNER d. 12 Feb 1825, aged 70 yrs. Jemima, his widow, d. 14 Sep 1856, aged 99 yrs, 10 mos, 7 dys. Danford TURNER d. 14 Jun 1802, aged 5 yrs, 7 mos. Joel TURNER d. 21 Oct 1813, aged 31 yrs, 5 mos, 8 dys

  • CURTIS, xv, 9. Hannah, wife of E. H. CURTIS, d. 9 Aug 1870, aged 46 yrs, 5 mos
    The Lord is my Shepard

  • NOYES, CUMMINGS, xv, 19. Mary A. NOYES d. 7 Jun 1842, Aet. 14 yrs. Polly CUMMINGS d. 18 Dec 1863, Aet. 83. Nancy G., wife of Otis NOYES, d. 16 Sep 1874, Aet. 71 yrs. Otis NOYES d. 23 Jun 1878, Aet. 76 yrs

  • DEAN, xv, 11. Louis E., son of Wm. & A. DEAN, d. 8 Jan 1869, Aet 3 yrs, 4 mos, 24 dys

  • DEAN, xv, 12. Joseph DEAN, Jr., d. 19 Feb 1814, Aet 39. Mrs. Hannah, his wife, d. 16 Oct 1843, Aet 67

  • NOYES, xv, 13. Hannah NOYES d. 8 Oct 1801, aged 1 yr, 4 mos. Hannah NOYES d. 31 Oct 1823, aged 18 yrs. Nathaniel NOYES d. 23 Mar 1829, aged 55 yrs. Catherine, wife of Nathaniel NOYES, d. 13 Jan 1859, aged 83 yrs

  • DEAN, xv, 14. Mary Ann, daugher of Mr. Josiah & Mrs. Mary DEAN, d. 18 Oct 1821. Aet. 6 yrs

  • JACKSON, xv, 15. Lucy, wife of M. B. JACKSON, d 7 Oct 1856, aged 37 yrs

  • DEAN, xv, 16. Josiah DEAN d. 5 Aug 1842, aged 64 yrs, 1 mo, 22 dys. Mary, wife of Josiah DEAN, d. 29 Apr 1852, aged 73 yrs, 11 mos, 15 dys. Elizabeth B. DEAN d. 22 Feb 1877, aged 69 yrs, 6 mos, 8 dys

  • WOODS, xv, 17. Emmeline Mary, wife of Charles WOODS & daugher of Seth & Alice SUMNER, d. 16 Apr 1840, Aet. 33
    Born by a new Celestial birth, ~ Why should we grovel here on earth; ~ For, Strangers into life we come; ~ And dying is but going home.

  • SUMNER, xv, 18. Sacred to the memory of Mr. Seth SUMNER, who died 10 Jul 1827, aged 53 yrs. Also Alice SUMNER, who died 12 Apr 1828, aged 14 yrs. Eliza SUMNER d. 9 Oct 1821, aged 4 yrs. Daughters to Mr. Seth SUMNER & Alice his wife.

  • POLLARD, xv, 19. Sacred to the memory of Col. Jonathan POLLARD, wdtl 12 Feb 1802, in the 53 year of his age

  • BULLARD, xv, 20. Abba, wife of John BULLARD, d. 26 Oct 1848, Aet. 87

  • BULLARD, xv, 21. In memory of John BULLARD, who died 3 Jan 1809, aged 48 yrs

  • BULLARD, xv, 22. In memory of Dea. Isaac BULLARD, who died 18 Jun 1808, Aet. 64
    If we believe that Jesus died and rose again, Even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.

  • BULLARD, xv, 23. In memory of Mrs. Patience BULLARD, who died 10 Nov 1819, Aet. 75.
    Hail glorious Gospel heavenly light whereby ~ We live with comfort and with comfort die.
Range XVI
  • STONE, xvi, 1. In memory of Daniel STONE, who died 22 Aug 1815. Aet. 24 yrs. Only son of Daniel & Sarah STONE.
    Blessed are they who die in the Lord.

  • ALGER, JOHNSON, BUTRICK, POYEN, HARGRAVES, xvi, 2. Betsey E. ALGER, d. 26 Feb 1846, aged 37 yrs. Alfred JOHNSON, d. 19 Apr 1860, aged 23 yrs, 3 mos. Mrs. Eliza Jane, wife of William H. BUTRICK, d. at Haverhill, Mass., 31 May 1861. Aged 27 yrs. Louis F. POYEN, Lieut. 1st Batt. Mass. Heavy Artillery, d. 26 Mar 1866, aged 28 yrs. Noel M. JOHNSON, d. 15 May 1871, aged 63 yrs. Annie L. JOHNSON, d. 17 Feb 1874, aged 18 yrs. Lucy A. HARGRAVES d. 4 Jan 1877, aged 1 yr, 21 dys. Mrs. Lucy A. JOHNSON, wife of Noel M. JOHNSON, d. 3 Sep 1887, aged 78yrs, 22 mos, 7 dys.

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 3. Here lyes Buried ye body of Mr. Nathaniel RICHARDS, aged 78 yrs, dec'd 15 Feb 1726/7

  • FISHER, xvi, 4. Here Lyes ye body of Mrs. Margaret FISHER, daugher of Mr. John & Mrs. Mary FISHER, aged 25 yrs & 10 mos. Dec'd 2 Feb 1735.

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 5. Here Lyes Buried the Body of Sarah RICHARDS, wife of Corn't Edward RICHARDS, aged 43 yrs. Dec'd 22 Feb 1732.

  • ELLIS, xvi, 6. Here Lyes ye Body of Ensign Joseph ELLIS, aged about 55 yrs, dec'd 18 Nov 1721

  • WHITING, xvi, 7. Here Lyes ye Body of Mr. Timothy WHITING d. 26 Dec 1728, in ye 75 year of his age

  • FISH, xvi, S. Ebenezer FISH d. 8 July 1845, aged 1 yr, 14 dys. Abbie B. FISH, d. 12 Dec 1851, Aet. 1 yr, 1 mo. James F. FISH d. 17 Mar 1853, Aet. 32 yrs. Frances M. FISH d. 2 Dec 1880, Aet. 60 yrs. Susan Frances FISH d. 12 May 1836, Aet. 1 yr. 6 ms. Abbie Barnes FISH, d. 1 Jan 1837, Aet. 1 day. Ebenezer FISH d. 19 Apr 1837, Aet. 27 yrs. Sarah H. FISH d. 13 Jan 1848, Aet. 26 yrs. Eli FISH d. 24 Jan 1849, Aet. 65 yrs.

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 9. Thaddeus RICHARDS, son of Mr. Edward & Mrs. Hannah RICHARDS. Aged 5 yrs, 11 mos, & 5 dys. Dec'd 22 May 1747

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 10. Here lies ye Body of Edward RICHARDS, son of Lieut. Edward RICHARDS & Hannah, his wife, aged 12 yrs, 9 mos, 7 dys. Died 25 Jan 1750/1

  • SMITH, xvi, 11. Nathaniel SMITH d. 3 Oct 1861, aged 74 yrs. Betsey Ford SMITH d. 12 Dec 1843, aged 51 yrs. Two infant twin sisters, children of N. & B. F. S., d. 30 Mar 1822. James FOORD, son of N. & B. F. S., d. 29 Jan 1826, aged 9 yrs

  • SMITH, xvi, 12. In memory of Mrs. Nancy SMITH, wife of Mr. Nathaniel SMITH, who died 25 Sep 1814, in the 52d year of her age.

  • SMITH, xvi, 13. In memory of Mr. Nath'l SMITH, who died 3 Mar 1813, in the 55th year of his age

  • SMITH, xvi, 14. In memory of Miss Margaret, daugher of Nath'l & Nancy SMITH, who died 26 Dec 1817, aged 32.

  • SMITH, xvi, 15. In memory of Mr. William SMITH, who died 2 Dec 1811, in his 58th yr

  • WETHERBEE, xvi, 16. In memory of Mr. Comfort WETHERBEE, who died 4 Sep 1812, Aet. 48. Also Mrs. Rene, his wife, d. 7 Nov 1838, Aet. 63

  • ATHERTON, xvi, 17. Catherine, wife of Abner ATHERTON, d. 15 Oct 1811, Aet. 33. Abner ATHERTON d. 24 Dec 1847, Aet. 72. Betsey, wife of Abner ATHERTON, d. 16 Aug 1849, Aet. 60

  • FROST, xvi, 18. In memory of John H. FROST, son of Mr. John & Mrs. Fanny FROST, who died 26 Jun 1820. Aet. 11 wks.
    Behold the mother's eye - a tear ~ Steals silently along. ~ While on the sable bier ~ Her only son is borne.
    [Note:-- This stone has been removed since 1870. C. S.]

  • FISHER, xvi, 19. Hannah FISHER d. 29 Aug 1849. Aet. 60. Hannah M. FISHER, d. 22 Mar 1852, Aet. 23. Billings FISHER d. 5 Feb 1854. Aet. 73.

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 20. In memory of Mr. Reuel RICHARDS, who died in Smithfield, R. I., 18 Nov 1838. Aet. 51.
    Lover and friend where hast thou fled, ~ Why art thou slumbering with the dead? ~ Companion of my youth! ~ From me by death thou art removed ~ And from the children you dearly loved. ~ Can it be so? 'tis truth. ~ Upon Thine arm, Almighty King, ~ Permit my widowed heart to lean; ~ In thee I put my trust.

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 21. In memory of Mrs. Elizabeth RICHARDS, who died 10 Apr 1848, Aet. 88.
    Light is sown for the righteous, ~ And goodness for the upright of heart.

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 22. In memory of Mr. Abiathar RICHARDS, who died 10 Jul 1835, Aet. 81.
    There remaineth therfore a rest to the people of God.

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 23. Catharine RICHARDS d. 4 Jan 1887, aged 80 yrs, 6 mos, 17 dys

  • COLBURN, xvi, 24. Here lies ye Body of Mr. Benjamin COLBURN, who died 15 Aug 1747, Aged 58 yrs, 2 mos, 18 dys

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 25. Here lies ye Body of Mrs. Hannah RICHARDS, wife of Lieut Edward RICHARDS. Died 4 Jan 1755, in the 50th year of her age

  • RICHARDS, xvi, 26. Here lies Interred the Remains of Lieu't Edward RICHARDS, who died 3 Dec 1771, Aged 87 yrs

  • FULLER, xvi, 27. Here lies ye Body of Mr. Hezekiah FULLER, wdtl 8 Jul 1856, in ye 69 year of his age

  • COBB, xvi, 28. In memory of Calvin COBB (only son of Mr. Daniel & Mrs. Mary COBB), aged 7 yrs, who was instantly killed by the discharge of a musket 30 Apr 1829.
    Oh! hapless parents, who shall paint your woe ~ On viewing this your lovely child laid low, ~ Whose budding virtues just began to bloom ~ Ere he was summoned to this early tomb. ~ Our Heavenly Father takes his children home ~ To save them, doubtless, from the ills to come.

  • FULLER, xvi, 29. Enoch FULLER, d. 1 Mar 1823, Aet. 46

  • IVERS, xvi, 30. Samuel IVERS, b. 26 Feb 1795, d. 10 Mar 1800. Caroline F., wife of Samuel IVERS, b. 6 Mar 1802, d. 20 May 1853

  • BURGESS, xvi, 31. Abbie P. BURGESS, b. 26 Aug 1854, d. 24 Apr 1855. Carrie Frances, wife of Ebenezer P. BURGESS, d. 3 Jan 1859, Aged 29 yrs
    Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

  • PAUL, DICKERMAN, ALDEN, FALES, SWAN, xvi, 32. William PAUL d. 14 Feb 1816, aged 52 yrs. Anna DICKERMAN d. 7 Apr 1851, Aet. 84. Adeline ALDEN d. 12 Dec 1834, Aet. 32 yrs. Leonard ALDEN d. 27 Oct 1871, Aet. 78 yrs, 10 mos. Samuel FALES d. 20 Sep 1834, Aet. 88. Rebecca FALES d. 18 Sep 1830, Aet. 83. Joseph SWAN d. 13 Nov 1818, Aet. 45 yrs. Nancy, wife of Joseph SWAN, d. 1 Jan 1839, aged 68 yrs. Joseph Warren SWAN d. 25 Sep 1838, Aet. 29 yrs.

  • BULLARD, xvi, 33. Charles BULLARD, b. 13 Aug 1794, d. 29 Jul 1871

  • BULLARD, xvi, 34. William BULLARD d. 15 Mar 1803, aged 33 yrs. Lydia BULLARD, widow of William BULLARD, d. 24 Nov 1859, Aged 88 yrs.

  • WHITING, xvi, 35. In memory of Mrs. Lydia WHITING, widow of Mr. William WHITING, who died 26 Sep 1802, Aged 57 yrs.
    My flesh must slumber in the ground ~ Till the last trumpets joyful sound ~ Then burst the chains in sweet surprise ~ And in my Savior's image rise.

  • MASON, xvi, 36. In memory of Mr. John MASON of Sturbridge, who died 30 Jul 1803, in the 25th year of his age.
    Stop my friend as you pass by ~ As you are now so once was I. ~ As I am now so you must be ~ Prepare for Death & follow me.

  • WHITING, xvi, 37. In memory of Mr. William WHITING who died 26 Jan 1801, in the 60 year of his age
    Friends nor physicians could not save ~ My mortal body from the grave. ~ Nor can the grave confine it there, ~ When Christ doth call it to appear.

  • WHITING, xvi, 38. In memory of two children of Mr. Wm & Mrs. Lydia WHITING. Viz, Joe d. 15 Sep 1792, Aet. 19. James d. 16 Jul 1793, Aet. 4.
    Behold and see, my former mates ~ My name's engraved on this plate. ~ Pray think of me when this you see ~ You'r not far from eternity.
RANGE XVII
  • STOWELL, xvii, 1. Joel STOWELL d. 3 Jun 1858. Aet. 84 yrs.

  • STOWELL, xvii, 2. In memory of Sarah STOWELL who died at Boston 10 Dec 1826, Aet. 46.

  • DRAKE, xvii, 3. Sarda DRAKE d. 11 Jul 1828, aged 47; Pollly DRAKE, wife of Sarda DRAKE, d. 22 Nov 1839, aged 56.

  • CLARK, xvii, 4. In memory of Mr. Spencer W. CLARK who died 28 Feb 1841, Aet. 63.

  • SMITH, xvii, 5. Abner SMITH d. 29 Mar 1871, aged 84.
    An honest man's the noblest work of God.
    Fanny Smith, 4 Sep 1784, 31 Jan 1874.
    She hath done what she could.

  • SCHOPF, xvii, 6. Barbara SCHOPF d. in E. Dedham 11 Jan 1878, Ae. 51 yrs, 1 mo.

  • CORBHAM, xvii, 7. Here Lyeth ye body of Josiah COBHAM aged about 24 yrs. Died 8 Apr 1701.

  • LYONS, xvii, 8. In memory of Mrs. Mary, wife of Mr. John LYONS, who died May 1825, aged 34. Also of his 2d wife, Mrs. Mary J., who died 11 Apr 1852, aged 67 yrs.
    Jesus can make a dying bed ~ Feel soft as downy pillows are. ~ While on his breast I lean my head ~ And breathe my life out sweetly there.

  • NASON, xvii, 9. In memory of Miss Clarissa H. NASON who died 22 Jul 1834, aged 36 yrs

  • McWHIRK, xvii, 10. In memory of John son of Alexander & Matilda McWHIRK, who died 11 Sep 1829, aged 2 yrs, 10 mos

  • BULLARD, THOMPSON, xvii, 11. Jesse BULLARD d. 29 Sep 1821, aged 1 yr, 6 mos. Harriet BULLARD d. 3 Jan 1828, aged 16 yrs. Children of Willard & Harriet BULLARD.
    Harriet BULLARD d. 10 Jan 1835, aged 46 yrs. Willard BULLARD d. 12 Aug 1859, aged 72 yrs. Susan, widow of Willard BULLARD, d. 2 May 1871, aged 82.
    Mrs. Sibel THOMPSON d. 30 Jan 1834, aged 70 yrs. Formerly of Medfield, SMITH, xvii, 12. In memory of Mr. Lemuel SMITH who died 29 Mar 1822, Aet. 62

  • SMITH, xvii, 13. In memory of Mrs. Susanna, wife of Mr. Lemuel SMITH, who died 3 Apr 1835, Aet. 76.
    Why do we mourn departing friends ~ Or shake at death's alarms, ~ 'Tis but the voice that Jesus sends ~ To call us to his arms

  • BIRD, xvii, 14. Walter F., son of Francis & Emily BIRD, d. 2 Sep 1852, Aet. 4 mos.

  • WOODS, xvii, 15. Mary Isabella WOODS, d. 26 Jul 1842. Aet. 1 wk. Mary A., wife of William G. WOODS, d. 20 Jul 1852, aet. 38. Mrs. Caroline A., wife of Wm. G. WOODS, d. 7 Jun 1862, Aet. 42 yrs, 9 mos. Wm. G. WOODS, d. 3 Oct 1863, Aet. 47 yrs

  • TRASK, xvii, 16. Erected in memory of Mr. Luke TRASK wdtl 11 May 1811 in his 29th yr.

  • DeWOLF, xvii, 17. Hannah, wife of Nathan DeWOLF, d. 10 Dec 1802, Aet. 76 yrs, 9 mos.
    Oh happy day that fixed my choice ~ On thee, my Savior and my God.

  • DeWOLF, xvii, 18. In memory of Mr. Nathan DeWOLF, who died 5 Dec 1811, in his 32nd yr.
    There is a balm for those who weep, ~ A rest for weary pilgrims found; ~ While the mouldring ashes sleep, ~ Low ___ in the ground.

  • TALBOT, xvii, 19. Mrs. Martha TALBOT, wife of Mr. Nathaniel TALBOT, d. 18 Nov 1824. AE 76.
    While fond affetion sheds the frequent tear ~ O'er the cold form that rest beneath this sod; ~ Home sweetly shispers that the soul sincere ~ Reposed on the bosom of her God.

  • TALBOT, xvii, 20. In memory of Mr. Nathaniel TALBOT, who died 17 Oct 1829, aged 81.
    Forgive, blest shade, the tributary tear ~ That mours they exit from a world like this, ~ Forgive the wish that would have kept thee here, ~ And stayed thy progress to the seats of bliss. ~ No more confined to grovling scenes of night, ~ No more a tenant pent in mortal clay. ~ Now should we rather hail they glorious flight, ~ And trace thy journey to the realms of day.

  • STOWELL, xvii, 21. hannah, daugher of Jesse & Mary STOWELL, d. 13 Jun 1840, Aet. 22
    Jesus wept.

  • TALBOT, xvii, 22. Lucy TALBOT d. 3 Apr 1842. Aet. 58
    Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

  • TALBOT, xvii, 23. Josiah TALBOT d. 2 May 1847, Aet. 65.
    Be ye also ready

  • COLBURN, xvii, 24. George L., son of Lyman R. & Joea COLBURN, d. 19 Sep 1837, Aet. 16 mos & 21 dys

  • DANIEL. SHUMWAY, xvii, 25. Jesse DANIEL d. 29 Aug 1832. Aet. 46 yrs. Nancy S., daugher of Jesse & Mary DANIELL [sic], d. 11 Oct 1833, Aet. 17 mos. Mary, wife of Jesse DANIELL, d. 19 Nov 1865, Aet. 77 yrs.
    Mary, wife of Erastus SHUMWAY, d. 28 Apr 1839, Aet. 21 yrs. Alvin J., son of Erastus & Mary SHUMWAY, d. 11 Mar 1842, Aet. 3 yrs. Erastus SHUMWAY d. 8 Jun 1851. Aet. 40 yrs.
    Het that hath pity upon the poor, lendeth unto the Lord.
    Erastus D. SHUMWAY d. 11 Feb 1855. Aet. 3 yrs. 7 mos.

  • RICHARDS, xvii, 26. Here lyes Buried ye Body of Mr. Nathaniel RICHARDS who died 25 Oct 1749, in ye 70th year of his age

  • HOWE, xvii, 27. Calvin Newton, son of Calvin & Polly HOWE, d. 12 Nov 1825, Ae. 8 mos

  • HOWE, xvii, 28. Sacred to the memory of Mr. Calvin HOWE, who died 27 Jun 1829, Aet. 30 yrs

  • HOWE, xvii, 29. Polly, wife of Calvin HOWE. Born 28 May 1795. Died 21 May 1864.

  • RICHARDS, xvii, 30. Here lies Buried ye Body of Mr. Jonathan RICHARDS, who died 4 Sep 1759, aged 48 yrs, 2 mos, 20 dys.

  • RICHARDS, xvii, 31. In memory of Mr. James RICHARDS, who died 22 May 1760, Ae. 77 yrs. Mrs. Hannah RICHARDS, wife of Mr. James RICHARDS, who died 8 Jeb 1770, Ae. 83 yrs
    The memory of the Just is Blessed. ~ The saints though buried in the dust, ~ Shall rise again among the just. ~ Surviving friends, O drop a tear, ~ Remember your own death is near.

  • SMITH, xvii, 32. In memory of Mr. Josiah SMITH who died Mar 1765, aet 80 yrs

  • BAKER, xvii, 33. In memory of Mr. Joseph BAKER who died 1 Mar 1765, in ye 75th year of his age. In memory of Mrs. Hannah BAKER, wife of Mr. Joseph BAKER, who died 2 Aug 1763, in ye 73d year of her age.

  • DAMON, xvii, 34. Here lyes Buried ye Body of Mrs. Hopestill DAMON, ye wife of Mr. Joseph DAMON, who died 31 Jan 1770, in ye 39 year of her age. Also Mary DAMON, her child, Age 3 dys.

  • WILLSON, xvii, 35. Here lies Buried the Body of Deacon Ephraim WILLSON, obt. 19 Jul 1769, in the 86th year of his age

  • WILLSON, xvii, 36. In memory of Mrs. Hannah, (wife of Dea. Ephraim WILLSON) who died 6 Aug 1776, in ye 79th year of her age.

RANGE XVIII
  • HAYWARD, xviii, 1. Here Lieth Buried Mary, Ye wife of John HAYWARD, aged 68 yrs. Died 24 Apr 1684

  • FORD, xviii, 2. Sacred to the memory of John FORD, d. 17 Nov 1874, aged 20 yrs, 2 mos. Agnes FORD d. 7 Oct 1875, aged 1 yr, 11 mos. Janes FORD d. 13 Mar 1876, aged 9 yrs, 10 mos.

  • SWEET, xviii, 3. In memory of Miss Elizabeth, daugher of Mr. Rufus & Mrs. Elizabeth SWEET of No. Kingston, R.I., 2dtl 31 Aug 1826, Aet. 23 yrs, 11 mos, 6 dys.
    In youthful bloom death laid me down ~ Here to await the trumpets sound; ~ Till God shall bid my dust arise, ~ To meet my Savior in the skies. ~ Stand still, kind reader, drop one tear ~ Over the dust that slumbers here; ~ And when you read the state of me; ~ Think of the glass that runs for thee.

  • RITZ, xviii, 4. Here lies in peace Maria C. RITZ, who died 4 Oct 1878, Aged 67 yrs.

  • WELCH, xviii, 5. In memory of Mr. Joel WELCH, who died 27 Oct 1827, in his 24th yr

  • JACKMAN, xviii, 6. In memory of Miss Martha JACKMAN, who died 9 Feb 1833, Aet. 23.

  • CROOKER, xviii, 7. Little Gerty, b. 11 Apr 1874, d. 30 Nov 1877, aged 3 yrs, 7 mos, 19 dys, daugher of Calvin B. & Maria F. CROOKER

  • CADWELL, xviii, 8. Miss May, daugher of Mr. John & Mrs. Nancy CALDWELL, d. 12 May 1845, Aged 17 yrs.
    Set the fair cheek of beauty fade, Frail glory of an hour; ~ And blooming youth with sickening head ~ Droop like the dying flower.
    [Note:-- This stone has been removed since 1870. C. S.]

  • SHUTTLEWORTH, xviii, 9. Jeremiah SHUTTLEWORTH, b. 25 Dec 1760, d. 7 Jun 1841. Aet. 80. Sukey SHUTTLEWORTH, his wife, b. 16 Apr 1779, d. 3 Oct 1809. Henry SHUTTLEWORTH, b. 20 Feb 1804, d. 14 Feb 1806. Samuel SHUTTLEWORTH, b. 2 Dec 1807, d. 6 Apr 1864. Jeremiah SHUTTLEWORTH, b. 17 May 1802, d. 13 Jun 1872. Hannah SHUTTLEWORTH, b. 16 Feb 1800, d. 22 Feb 1886.

  • BIRD, xviii, 10. In memory of our beloved grandparents: Samuel BIRD, b. 6 Dec 1785, d. 12 Jan 1866; Catherine BIRD, b. 19 Feb 1788, d. 13 May 1873.

  • FELTON, xviii, 11. Rosilla A. FELTON d. 15 Nov 1859, aged 2 yrs, 7 mos, 10 dys

  • FELTON, xviii, 12. Charles C. FELTON d. 9 Oct 1864, aged 55 yrs, 10 mos. Horace FELTON d. 15 Mar 1865, aged 15 yrs, 10 mos. Mary W., wife of Charles C. FELTON, d. 4 Feb 1867, aged 43 yrs, 7 mos.

  • FISHER, xviii, 13. Here Lyes Buried ye Body of Capt Daniel FISHER, aged about 63 yrs. Departed this Life 17 Nov 1713.

  • THORNTON, xviii, 14. Joseph THORNTON d. 28 Dec 1870, aged 77 yrs, 20 dys. Augustus T. THORNTON, a member of Co. B., 4th Reg. R. I. volunteers, Killed at Petersburg, Va., 30 Jul 1863, aged 24 yrs.

  • THORNTON, xviii, 15. Jane A., wife of Joseph THORNTON, d. 12 Sep 1858, aged 59 yrs, 11 mos, 12 dys
    She sleeps in Jesus, blessed sleep, ~ From which none ever wake to weep

  • CROSBY, xviii, 16. Obed S., d. 3 Apr 1823, Aet. 3 yrs, 7 mos. Tarana d. 25 Sep 1831, Aet. 17 yrs. Fanny M. d. 2 Jun 1837, Aet. 12 yrs. Mary d. 18 Apr 1843, Aet. 27 yrs. Rhoda, wife of Heman CROSBY, d. 27 Jul 1846, Aet 66 yrs. Heman CROSBY d. 18 Jun 1859, Aet 79 yrs.

  • HOPKINS, xviii, 17. Capt. Benj. HOPKINS d. 12 Nov 1824, Aet. 71. Esther, his wife, d. 5 Dec 1846, Aet. 67.
    Parents we cannot wish you back, ~ To this dark world of sin and care, ~ To tread with us life's thorny track; ~ For you are free from sorrow there

  • HOPKINS, xviii, 18. Sacred to the memory of Harriet H. HOPKINS, who died 15 Apr 1841, Aet. 33.
    Here lies a lovely sister dear, ~ Sleeping beside her father here; ~ Stop, dear friends, & do not weep; ~ They are not lost, but gone to sleep.

  • WOODCOCK, xviii, 19. Here lyes ye Body of Sarah WOODCOCK, wife of John WOODCOCK, aged 68 yrs. Died 18 Mar 1718.

  • WOODCOCK, xviii, 20. Here lyes ye Body of John WOODCOCK, aged 69 yrs. Died 10 Jul 1718.

  • BAKER, xviii, 21. Here lyes ye Body of Mr. Nath'l BAKER, son of Lev't John & Mrs. Sarah BAKER, aged 27 yrs. Dec'd 9 May 1713.

  • BAKER, xviii, 22. Here lyes interred ye Body of Lieut John BAKER. Departed this life 15 Sep 1719, in ye 72 year of his age.

  • BAKER, xviii, 23. Here lyes ye precious dust of Mrs. Abigail BAKER, widow of Lieut. John BAKER, departed this life 14 Jan 1723, in ye 77th year of her age.

  • BAKER, xviii, 24. Seth BAKER, son of Joseph & Hannah BAKER. Died 21 Jun 1720, in the 10th month of his age.

  • HERRING, xviii, 25. Here lyes ye Body of Mrs. Sarah HERRING, wife of James HERRING. Dec'd 2 Dec 1721, in ye 60th year of her age

  • SPRAGUE, xviii, 26. Samuel M. SPRAGUE d. 6 Jan 1841. Aet. 1 yrs, 7 mos. Margaret L. SPRAGUE d. 10 Sep 1880, Aet. 2 yrs, 2 mos. Mary, wife of Samuel SPRAGUE, d. 18 Jun 1853, Aet. 41 yrs, 8 mos.

  • ROBINSON, xviii, 27. Melissa ROBINSON d. 10 Sep 1842, Aet. 2 yrs, 10 mos. Esther ROBINSON d. 11 Nov 1852, Aet. 15 yrs, 8 mos. Deborah C. ROBINSON d. 23 Jul 1884, Aet. 72 yrs, 3 mos.

  • PENNIMAN, xviii, 28. Henry Asa PENNIMAN. Born at Mendon 24 Oct 1767, d. at Milton, 1 Oct 1854, Aet. 87 yrs. Sally F. PENNMAN, b. at Dedham 11 Nov 1774, d. at Milton 14 Nov 1860, Aet. 86 yrs.

  • PENNIMAN, xviii, 29. James PENNIMAN, 3d son of Mr. Asa & Mrs. Sally PENNIMAN, d. 17 Apr 1808, aged 9 mos.
    Alas how swift our transient comforts fly, ~ And all our pleasures only bloom to die, ~ Sweet smiling babe! a spotless flower ~ Cut down and withered in an hour.

  • PENNIMAN, xviii, 30. In memory of George Royal PENNIMAN, son of Mr. Asa & Mrs. Sally PENNIMAN of Boston, who died 1 Aug 1801, aged 23 mos, 7 dys.
    Peace to his gentle shade! his soul is free, ~ Eased from the pains of sad mortality, ~ Enrob'd with innocence, by virtue blessed, ~ For Earth too good, he flew to heaven for rest. ~~ Cease then, fond parents, check the rising sigh, ~ The child of innocence will never die. ~ Hush every fear, lay all your cares to rest, ~ Your infant died; he died but to be blest.

  • STOW, xviii, 31. In memory of Lydia F. STOW, widow of Timothy STOW, Jr., who died 28 Jun 1834, aged 36 yrs.
    I know that my Redeemer liveth.

  • STOW, xviii, 32. In memory of Mr. Timothy STOW, Jr., who died 16 Apr 1824, age 45.
    We mourn the husband and the parent dead, ~ The faithful friend and the kind neighbor fled; ~ But oh! the nearest, dearest friends must part, ~ No more the Tyrant death shall wound his heart.

  • STOW, xviii, 33. In memory of Edward STOW, who died 30 Aug 1829; aged 23 yrs.
    His mind was cast in heavenly mould, ~ His spirit pure now soars above! ~ Death never can from God withhold, ~ The soul; -- that trust's in Jesus' love.

  • POND, xviii, 34. Here lies interred the Body of Mrs. Sally POND, consort of Capt. Eliphalet POND, wdtl 1 Jan 1774, aged 31 yrs. Likewise two of their children. Viz: Abigail, aged 20, & Sally Aged 21 days.
    Under this stone confin'd doth lie ~ Thre subjects of Death's Tyranny. ~ The mother who in this close tomb ~ Sleeps with the offspring of her womb. ~ Whereby we see Death's cruelty ~ In cutting off both fruit and tree. ~ Yet all his malice will prove in vain, ~ For tree and fruit shall spring again.

  • DANIELL, xviii, 35. In memory of Mr. Timothy DANIELL, son of Jeremiah & Mrs. Abigail DANIELL, who died 19 Mar 1805, Ae. 25.
    Friends nor Physicians could not save, ~ My mortal body from the grave. ~ Nor can the grave confine it there, ~ When Christ shall call me to appear.

  • STOW, xviii, 36. In memory of Mrs. Betsey STOW, wife of Mr. Timothy STOW, Jr., who died 7 Apr 1814, aged 31 yrs.
    Farewell my spouse and children dear ~ I've left this world of pain; ~ May virtue be your practice here ~ Till we do meet again.

  • DANIELS, xviii, 37. In memory of Mrs. Nabby DANIELS, wife of Mr. Joseph DANIELS, who died 7 Mar 1820, aged 36 yrs.
    Farewell my son and partner dear, ~ If aught on earth could keep me here ~ 'Twould be my love for you. ~ But Jesus calls my soul away; ~ Jesus forbids a longer stay.

  • DANIELL, xviii, 38. Erected by filial love to the memory of a beloved father. Josiah DANIELL d. 4 Apr 1816, aged 39 yrs.

  • RICHARDS, xviii, 39. In memory of Dea'n Ebenezer RICHARDS, wdtl 27 Feb 1799, Aet. 80 yrs. In memory of Mrs. Thankful RICHARDS, consort of Dea'n Ebenezer RICHARDS, wdtl 1 Jun 1796, Aet. 76 yrs. He preformed the office of Deacon in the first church of Dedham for 27 years.
    Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

  • RICHARDS, xviii, 40. Dea. John RICHARDS, b. 17 Aug 1760, d. 21 Jul 1837. Sarah RICHARDS, his wife, b. 26 Oct 1768, d. 1 Jul 1830.

RANGE XIX
  • DYAR, xix, 1. Here Lyes ye Body of Hannah BYAR, wife of Benjamin BYAR of Boston, aged 18 yrs. Dyed 15 Sep 1678.

  • MABBETT, xix, 2. Florence Lillian, daugher of Henry J. & Maria MABBETT. Died 2 Dec 1875, aged 1 yr, 8 mos, 14 dys.
    Darling Florrie. ~ She is with the angels, ~ And we long for her sweet kiss. ~ Where the little feet are walking, ~ In the realms of perfect bliss.

  • PARTRIDGE, xix, 3. In memory of two children of Hervey & Rachel PARTRIDGE. Angelina d. 26 Aug 1833, aged 16 yrs. Sarah G. d. 23 Jan 1834, Aged 8 mos.

  • WIGHT, xix, 4. Deacon Joseph WIGHT, d. 13 Jun 1729, Aet. 75.

  • WIGHT, xix, 5. Mary WIGHT, widow of Deacon Joseph WIGHT, d. 25 Dec 1733, Aet. 73.

  • CHISHOLM. BARTON, xix, 6. George CHISHOLM d. 17 Oct 1828, Aet. 1 yr, 6 mos. William CHISHOLM d. 30 Jun 1868, aged 73 yrs, 11 mos. Isabel CHISHOLM d. 30 Jun 1868, Aet 74 yrs, 4 mos. Mrs. Janet BARTON d. 23 Nov 1852, Aet. 26 yrs, 9 mos.

  • GUPTILL, xix, 7. In memory of Lizzie M. GUPTILL, age 26. Died 1 Mar 1876.
    She is not Dead But Sleepeth

  • GRAHAM, xix, 8. Lydia, wife of John GRAHAM & daugher of of the late John CURTISS, of Dudley, Mass, d. 6 Jun 1842, Aet 42. Also Lydia CURTISS, her child, d. 25 Jul, Aet. 2 mos.

  • MAYO, xix, 9. James MAYO d. 14 Jan 1845, Aet. 66. Abigail, his wife, d. 23 Apr 1854, Aet 74.

  • DONLEY, xix, 10. Francis DONLEY d. 3 Apr 1879, aged 46 yrs, 3 mos, 13 dys, Co. I, 35 Reg. Mass. Vols.

  • HAWS, xix, 11. In memory of Mrs. Sebiah HAWS, who died 16 Jan 1835, Aet. 94.

  • MORSE, xix, 12. Silas MORSE d. 20 Jan 1876, aged 56 yrs, 2 mos, 20 dys. Ruth Stears MORSE d. 4 Sep 1882, aged 87 yrs, 8 mos, 4 dys. Lewis MORSE d. 5 Oct 1882, aged 58 yrs, 8 mos, 26 dys

  • DUDLEY, xix, 13. In memory of Miss Harriet, daugher of Mr. Steph & Mrs. Sybel DUDLEY, of Readfield, Maine, who died 19 Apr 1835, aged 25 yrs, 11 mos.
    My flesh shall slumber in the ground, ~ Till the last trumpets joyful sound; ~ Then burst the chain with sweet surprise ~ And in my Savior's image rise.

  • TALBOT. GUILD, xix, 14. George G., 28 Aug 1830: 6 mos. Ann S., 23 Sep 1833: 11 mos. George, 12 Sep 1839, 9 mos. Children of Sylvester W. & Margaret G. Talbot. We scarce had called them ours.
    Sylvester W. TALBOT. 30 Aug 1849, 3 yrs. Sylvester W. TALBOT, 18 Apr 1847, Aet. 49.
    George R. GUILD, 21 Sep 1820, 16 yrs. Son of Abner & Sophia GUILD. Abner GUILD, 6 Jul 1843, aged 70. Sophia H. GUILD, 8 Aug 1858, aged 84. Sophia GUILD, 8 Feb 1867, Aet. 59. Henrietta GUILD, 25 Mar 1874, Aet. 58.

  • SAMPSON, xix, 15. Mary, wife of Lemuel SAMPSON, d. 15 Feb 1857, Aet. 93 yrs.
    Our mother sleeps. ~ Sons and daughters; Such a friend ~ For you on earth there lingers not; ~ Well may you weep till life shall end. ~ Say, can her love be e'er forgot? ~ By faith her heavenly march she led, ~ And onward pressed whate'er befell; ~ By faith she bowed her suffering head ~ And sweetly whispered, All is well.

  • COLBURN, xix, 16. Here lyes ye body of Rebecca COLBURN, wife to Benj: COLBURN, aged 29 yrs. Dec'd 24 Jan 1723. Annah COLBURN, aged 7 wks, dec'd 27 Aug 1721. Jesse COLBURN, aged 6 days, dec'd 18 Jan 1723. John COLBURN, aged 6 yrs, dec'd 5 Mar 1724. Children of Benj'm & Rebekah COLBURN.

  • COLMAN, xix, 17. Benjamin COLMAN, son of Mr. Benjamin & Mrs. Rebecca COLMAN. Died 17 Mar 1731, in the 15 year of his age.

  • PAUL. SAMPSON, xix, 18. Hiram PAUL d. 8 Sep 1873, aged 69 yrs, 6 mos. Susan B. PAUL d. 9 Jun 1888, aged 82 yrs, 22 dys. Cynthia SAMPSON d. 17 Jun 1877, aged 87 yrs, 2 mos, 14 dys.

  • BISSETT, xix, 19. Charles BISSETT d. 11 Feb 1842, Aet 62 yrs.

  • BISSETT, xix, 20. Maria I., wife of Charles BISSETT, d. 17 Apr 1879, aged 83 yrs.

  • MOODY, xix, 21. Here Lyes Buried ye Body of Mr. Eliezer MOODY, scriv'r, wdtl 7 Jun 1720. AETATIS SU AE 61.

  • WENTWORTH. CHANDLER, xix, 22. Jason WENTWORTH d. 11 Mar 1829, Aet. 38. Bethiah WENTWORTH, b. 22 Aug 1789, d. 2 May 1878. Benjamin W. CHANDLER d. 20 Aug 1848, Aet. 2 mos, 6 dys. Eliza JANE, wife of B. CHANDLER & daugher of J. & B. WENTWORTH, d. 11 Jul 1856, Aet. 34.

  • FISHER, xix, 23. Nathaniel, son of Jeremiah & Deborah FISHER, aged about 7 yrs, d. 21 Jul 1715

  • DWIGHT, xix, 24. Here lyes ye Body of Mary DWIGHT, wife of Timothy DWIGHT, aged 49 yrs. Died 29 Aug 1689

  • HURST, xix, 25. William, son of William & Isabella HURST, d. 17 Jun 1843, aged 22 mos.

  • CLARKE, xix, 26. Horatio CLARKE, 1810 -- 1873. Elvira R. CLARKE, 1813 -- 1881.

  • WILSON, xix, 27. Here Lyes Buried ye Body of Mr. Ephraim WILSON, who died 20 Feb 1733, in ye 77th year of his age

  • WILLSON, xix, 27. Here Lyes Buried ye Body of Mrs Anna WILLSON, wife of Mr. John WILLSON, d. 21 Apr 1737, in ye 24th year of her age. Ebenezer, son of Mr. John & Mrs. Anna WILLSON, born & died 11 Apr 1737.

  • BULLARD, xix, 30. In memory of Ens'n Isaac BULLARD, who died 15 Apr 1770, being his birthday, aged 61 yrs.
    In memory of Widow Grace BULLARD, who died 26 Mar 1789, aged 79 yrs.
    Mark the perfect and behold the upright, for their end is peace.

  • BULLARD, xix, 31. Here Lyes interred the Body of Mrs. Mary BULLARD. Late wife of Mr. Isaac BULLARD. Aged 34 yrs, 1 mo, 18 dys. She d. 28 Dec 1745.
    The Righteous have Hope in their Death.

  • WILLSON, xix, 32. Here lyes Buried ye Body of Mrs. Lydia WILLSON, wife of Mr. Nat'hl WILLSON, Aged About 54 yrs. Died 17 Oct 1740.

  • BROWN, xix, 33. Charles H. BROWN, son of H. C. & O. A. BROWN, d. 17 Oct 1802, Aet. 6 yrs. 3 mos, 4 dys

  • WILSON, RICHARDS, xix, 34. Mrs. Esther WILSON, son of John WILSON d. 4 Sep 1753, aged 34 yrs. Mr. John WILSON d. 1 May 1788, aged 86 yrs. Mrs. Abigail WILSON, wife of John WILSON, d. 26 Jun 1801, aged 54 yrs. Mr. John WISLON d. 28 Sep 1812, aged 62 yrs. Miss Maria OSGOOD d. 1 Dec 1826, aged 26 yrs. Mrs. Molly WILSON d. 14 Oct 1859, aged 93 yrs. Maria O., daugher of J. F. & P. I. WILSON, d. 15 Oct 1852, Aet 32 yrs. John F. WILSON d. 9 Jul 1853, Aet. 62 yrs. Polly I., wife of John F. WILSON, d. 18 Jan 1874, Aet. 78 yrs.
    Mrs. Abby F. RICHARDS, wife of Luther RICHARDS, d. 30 Jul 1840, aged 22 yrs. Irving W. RICHARDS, son of Luther & Abby F. RICHARDS, d. 20 Aug 1840, aged 9 wks.

  • RICHARDS, xix, 35. In memory of Mrs Hephzibah RICHARDS, wife of Lieu't Jonathan RICHARDS, who died 22 Nov 1780, aged 29 yrs
    Depart my friend, wipe off your tears, ~ Here I must lie till Christ appears.

  • STOW, xix, 36. In memory of George STOW, son of Mr. Timothy STOW, Jr., d. 17 Jul 1814, aged 6 yrs.

  • PAINE, xix, 37. Fannie Augusta PAINE, Born & Died 16 Dec 1858.

  • GOULD, xix, 38. Sacred to the memory of Doct. John GOULD, who died 24 Jan 1807, aged 46 yrs.
    How lov'd, how valu'd once avails thee not ~ To whom related, or by whom begot. ~ A heap of dust alone remains of the, ~ 'Tis all thou art & all the proud shall be.

  • EVERETT, xix, 39. Affectionately reected by Mrs. EVERETT to the memory of her Husband, John EVERETT, jr., who was one of the unfortuante Passengers that perished at the burining of the Steamer Lexington on L. I. Sound on the night of 13 Jan 1840. Aet. 33.
    Fare thee well thou dear departed Husband ~ Rest thou here till Christ shall come. ~ Then in Heaven may I but meet thee ~ To enjoy a happy home.

  • NEWELL, xix, 40. In memory of Mr. Ebenezer NEWELL, who died 11 Jul 1821. Aged 55.
    I am the resurrection and the life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. -- St. John, xi, 25.

  • NEWELL, xix, 41. Ebenezer NEWELL d. 16 Oct 1837. Aet. 33
    Every one which seeth the son and believeth on him may have everlasting life; and I will raise him up at the last day. -- John 6: 40.

  • TOWNSEND, xix, 42. To the Memory of the Rev'd Jonathan TOWNSEND, A. M., 24 years pastor of the Church of Christ in Medfield, who died of the small pox in the Hospital at Dedham, 12 Dec 1776, in the 56th yr of his age.
    What can preserve my life, or what destroy? ~ An angel's arm can't snatch me from the grave. ~ Legions of angels can't confine me there.

  • BOYNTON, xix, 43. John BOYNTON d. 2 Nov 1824. Aet. 24. Jesse P. BOYNTON d. 23 Feb 1825. Aet. 11. Abigail, wife of Luther BOYNTON, d. 13 May 1846, Aet. 73. Juther BOYNTON d. 24 Jul 1849, Aet. 70.

  • WHITNEY. SPALDING, xix, 44. Samuel S. WHITNEY, M. D., d. 30 Jun 1855, Aged 40. Sarah W., only daugher of S. S. & Sarah W. WHITNEY, d. 23 Sep 1855, aged 16 mos. Dr. Stillman S. WHITNEY, only son of S. S. & Sarah W. WHITNEY, d. 6 Nov 1886, aged 36. Stephen H. SPAULDING, M. D., d. 15 Jul 1865, aged 76. Sally, wife of Stephen H. SPAULDING d. 22 Jun 1882, aged 95 yrs.

  • COOLIDGE, xix, 45. Horace
    Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven

  • BARROWS, xix, 46. Thomas BARROWS d. 7 May 1880, aged 84 yrs, 9 mos, 1 day. Elizabeth, wife of Thomas BARROWS, d. 6 Aug 1860, aged 67 yrs, 6 mos, 20 dys. Thomas, son of Thomas & Elizabeth BARROWS, d. 29 Oct 1803, aged 38 yrs, 7 mos, 22 dys. Edward BARROWS d. 1 Feb 1881, 52 yrs. 6 mos.

  • RICHARDS, xix, 47. In memory of Mrs. Elizabeth RICHARDS, wife of Abiathar RICHARDS, who died 3 Aug 1814, aged 84 yrs.
    Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord.

  • RICHARDS, xix, 48. In memory of Mr. Abiathar RICHARDS who died 30 Sep 1803, aged 73 yrs.
    Ye living men, come view the ground, ~ Where you must shortly lie.

  • RICHARDS, xix, 49. In memory of Elizabeth RICHARDS, daugher of Mr. Abiathar & Mrs. Elizabeth RICHARDS, who died 11 Oct 1802, aged 18 mos.

  • GAY, xix, 50. Jotham GAY d. 17 May 1848, Aet 57.

  • RICHARDS, xix, 51. In memory of Eliphalet, son of Mr. Abiathar & Mrs. Elizabeht RICHARDS, who died 21 Sep 1792, in ye 18th year of his age

  • GAY, xix, 52. In memory of Mrs. Lydia GAY, wife of Mr. Jotham GAY, who died 6 Jan 1820, aged 25 yrs.
    Farewell, my spouse, and children dear, ~ I've left this world of pain; ~ May virtue be your practice here ~ Till we do meet again.

  • BONNEMORT. TYLER, xix, 53. Nicholas BONNEMORT d. 3 Nov 1885, aged 85 yrs, 3 mos, 7 dys. mary Gill, wife of N. BONNEMORT, d. 4 May 1856, aged 46 yrs, 7 mos.
    Nicholas M., d. 22 Jul 1837, aged 2 yrs, 7 mos. Maratio N, George P. Children of N. & M. BONNEMORT. Nariatho N. BONNEMORT d. 22 Aug 1802, aged 48 yrs.
    Mrs. Eunice TYLER d. 22 Apr 1824, aged 45 yrs.

  • RICHARD, xix, 54. In memory of Mrs Mary RICHARDS, consort of Mr. Job RICHARDS, who died 7 Jul 1797, in ye 66 year of her age. [Note:-- This double stone was broken by a falling tree, but on the footstone under the name of Mr. Job RICHARDS, is the date 1798. -- C.S.]



Epitaphs prior to 1845, from the Tombstones in the early additions to the Ancient Burial Place, just south of Village Avenue and west of the driveway from the Main entrance. Copied by Miss Sarah B. BAKER.
  • In memory of Mr. James MELLOR, (a native of England), who died 6 Aug 1827, Aet. 36
  • Martha Maria TOWNER, 7 Oct 1834, Aet. 14 mos.

  • Ebenezer WIGHT, d. 25 Sep 1821, aged 71. Catharine WIGHT, wife of Ebenezer WIGHT, d. 29 Aug 1840, aged 70.

  • Aaron FISHER, b. 18 Jun 1755, d. Sep 1828, aged 73 yrs. Lucy Stedman, wife of Aaron FISHER, b. 24 Nov 1758, d. 15 Feb 1844, aged 85 yrs. Josiah Stedman FISHER, b. 18 Oct 1790, d. 28 Oct 1828, aged 38 yrs. Sarah Pond, daugher of J. S. & S. FISHER, b. 11 Mar 1821, d. 20 Sep 1823, aged 2 yrs, 6 mos, 9 dys.

  • AMES Monument: Frances AMES d. 8 Aug 1837, aged 74. Hannah AMES d. 23 Aug 1829, aged 30. Jeremiah Fisher AMES d. 23 Jan 1829, aged 26. Seth AMES d. 15 Aug 1881, aged 76. Fisher AMES d. 4 Jul 1808, aged 50. John W. AMES d. 31 Oct 1833, aged 40. nathaniel AMES d. 18 Jan 1835, aged 38. William AMES d. 19 May 1880, aged 79.

  • Lydia B. CARPENTER d. 25 Nov 1844, Aet. 1 yr, 9 mos. Simeon Burt CARPENTER d. 24 Jul 1843, aged 42 yrs. Elizabeth B., daugher of Simeon B. & Angeline CARPENTER, d. 25 Feb 1842, aged 2 yrs, 6 mos

  • Charles Dexter COLBURN d. 18 Jan 1842, Aged 11 yrs, 4 mos

  • Elisha CREHORE, d. 4 May 1829, Aged 58 yrs. Daniel S. CREHORE d. 22 Jun 1841, aged 37 yrs

  • Elisha C. ALDEN d. 7 Sep 1839, Aged 11 mos. Adeline ALDEN d. 4 Jan 1840, Aged 3 yrs, 9 mos.

  • Harriet W., wife of Sanford CARROLL, 9 Feb 1814 - 1 Sep 1840. Francis ALDEN, 21 Nov 1841 - 9 Aug 1842. William Sanford, 24 May 1838 - 11 Nov 1843.

  • Francis, b. 3 Mar 1832, died of scarlet fever 25 Jun 1838. Aged 6 yrs, 3 mos, 22 dys. Theodore, b. 7 Jun 1835, died of scarlet fever, 31 Jul 1838. A( 3 yrs, 1 mo, 24 dys. Only sons of John B. & Lydia S. TOLMAN

  • Catherine, wife of Reuben GUILD, d. 8 Sep 1795, Aet 25 yrs

  • Reuben Guild TRESCOTT d. 26 Apr 1844, Aet. 29

  • Erastus WORTHINGTON, b. 8 Oct 1779, d. 27 Jun 1842

  • Augustus CARY d. 27 Feb 1842, Ae. 30 yrs

  • Charles W. EVERETT, d. 10 Feb 1841. Ae. 18 yrs.

  • Isaac BULLARD d. in New York, 2 Feb 1837, aged 37 yrs

  • Sarah Elizabeth ELLIS, d. 26 Aug 1824, aged 2 yrs, 3 mos.

  • In memory of Mara Elizabeth, daugher of George & Eliza DIXON, who died 2 Sep 1834, Aet. 12 yrs, 8 mos.

  • Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Susanna HAVEN, wife of John A. HAVEN, d. 3 Sep 1846, aged 70 yrs. She was the first child born in Charlestown after the burning of the town in 1775.

  • Mary, 49 yrs, 1806; wife of Jon'a DAMON. Jon'a DAMON, 73 yrs, 1823.

  • Mrs. Elizabeth, 29 yrs, 1807. George, 8 yrs, 1822. George, 1 day, 1823. Betsey D., 45 yrs, 1833; wife & sons of Elisha McINTOSH

  • Mary Elizabeth, 39 yrs., wife of J. MYERS, daugher of Elisha & Betsey D. McINTOSH, 1839

  • Samuel H., 2 yrs, 1815; son of Pitts & Lucy BUTTERFIELD. Pitts BUTTERFIELD, 34 yrs, 1822.

  • To the memory of Mr. Harry B. LELAND, who died 8 Sep 1825, Aged 33 yrs.

  • Mary E. STOWE, wife of Timothy STOWE, & daugher of John & Mary ENDICOTT, Obt. 6 Jun 1816, Aet. 28 yrs.

  • John, Obt. 5 Nov 1800, Aet. 20 mos. Jesse, Obt. 4 Mar 1814; Aet 28 yrs. Jabez, Obt. 21 Apr 1822, Aet. 34 yrs. Sons of Benjamin & Lucy WETHERBEE. Benjamin WETHERBEE Obt. 26 Oct 1827, Aet. 65 yrs.

  • James La Fayette d. 13 Apr 1826, aged 18 mos. Marietta Angeline, d. 14 Aug 1842, aged 15 mos. Son & daugher of James & Belinda DOWNING

  • Seth RICHARDS d. 19 Sep 1820, Aet. 17 mos. Everett RICHARDS d. 2 Oct 1820, Aet. 4 yrs. Joel RICHARDS d. 13 Jan 1825, Aet. 5 mos. Seth E. RICHARDS d. 23 Sep 1829, Aet. 7 yrs.

  • Harriet G. MELLEN, d. 24 Feb 1838, aged 4 yrs, 1 mo, 10 dys

  • MANN Monument: Sarah MANN, b. 1774, d. 1825. Reuben S. WILSON, 27 Nov 1805, 20 Nov 1874. Lucia N. WILSON, 17 Nov 1807, 12 Oct 1874. Edward H., b. 1835, d. 1837. Isabel b. 1837, d. 1839. William H., b. 1846, d. 1849. D. Stone, b. 1804, d. 1839. Samuel C. MANN, b. 1801, d. 1802. Daniel MANN, b. 1795, d. 1836. Wm. Haynes MANN, b. 8 Jan 1798, d. 9 Mar 1867. Charlotte B., b. 3 Nov 1796, d. 27 Jun 1866. Children: Charlotte, b. 13 May 1818, d. 11 Sep 1820. William, b. 13 Jan 1828, d. 20 Sep 1838. Alfred Allen, b. 17 Jun 1830, d. 21 Jun 1838. Harriet, b. 14 Aug 1834, d. 27 Oct 1838. Maria L. Davenport d. 19 Mar 1840, aged 30 yrs. Alfred H., b. 1839, d. 1839. Herman MANN, b. 1772, d. 1833. H. MANN, Jr. Elizabeth, b. 1822, d. 1822. Maria, b. 1827, d. 1829. George H., b. 1830, d. 1832.

  • Hannah E., d. 6 Oct 1820, Aged 18 mos. Stillman, d. 14 Feb 1823, Aged 2 yrs. Children of John & Hannah BENT.

  • In memory of Mrs. Prudence, wife of Mr. John BROWN, who died 19 Jul 1833, Aet 66.

  • In memory of three children of Leander & Rachel CUTTER. Rachel, the 1st, d. 15 Feb 15 Feb 1824; Aet. 15 mos. Rachel, the 2d, d. 27 Aug 1825, Aet. 1 yr, 14 dys. Harriet, the 3d, d. 20 Jan 1831, Aet. 8 wks.

  • In memory of Mr. Jesse RICHARDS, who died 20 Aug 1829, Aet. 58. Also, Mrs. Hannah, his wife, d. 24 Aug 1832, Aet. 70.

  • In memory of Mrs. Nancy HEARSEY, wife of Mr. Elijah HEARSEY, d. 13 Sep 1824, Aet. 29 yrs.

  • In memory of Mrs. Luranna HEARSEY, wife of Mr. Elijah HEARSEY, d. 18 Dec 1816, Aet. 36.

  • Maria DIXON d. 24 Oct 1818, aged 21

  • Dr. Jesse WHEATON d. 5 Nov 1847, aged 84. Betsey, his wife, d. 6 Jan 1816, aged 52. Nancy, his wife, d. 24 Nov 1842, aged 67.

  • GORDON - My Mother, d. 14 Nov 1831, aged 59.

  • Here lies the body of Mr. Aaron FULLER, Jr., who died 14 Sep 1793, in the 24th year of his age

  • In memory of Dea. Aaron FULLER, who died 21 Mar 1816, aged 78

  • In memory of Mrs. Abigale, wife of Dea. Aaron FULLER, who died 18 Mar 1822, aged 79

  • In memory of Mary, daugher of Mr. Jesse & Mrs. Lydia FULLER, who died 21 Sep 1821, aged 7 yrs

  • In memory of Mr. Reuben FULLER, who died 7 May 1830, aged 48

  • In memory of. Mrs. Lydia, wife of Mr. Jesse FULLER, who died 2 Mar 1836, Ae. 60.

  • Abigail FULLER d. 18 May 1838, Aet. 73

  • Lydia FULLER, daugher of Aaron & Elizabeth W. FULLER, d. 6 Apr 1839, aged 2 yrs

  • Elizabeth W., wife of Aaron FULLER, d. 25 Apr 1838, aged 28 yrs

  • Hannah, wife of Gen'l N. GUILD, d. 19 Aug 1825, aged 35

  • In memory of Mrs. Abigail, wife of Mr. Nathaniel HILL, who died 3 Oct 1827, in her 63 yr.

  • Mr. William EVERETT d. 1 Jan 1815, Aet. 66. Also, his wife, Mrs. Catharine, d. 7 Feb 1830, Aet. 67.

  • George F. WHITNEY, b. 8 Jan 1819, d. 2 Nov 1830

  • Frances MAria, wife of Ira CLEVELAND, b. 15 May 1815, d. 21 Sep 1838. Frances Maria, daugher of Ira & F. M. CLEVELAND, b. 20 Sep 1838, d. 12 Oct 1838.

  • Edward FOORD d. 7 May 1835, Aged 5 mos. James FOORD d. 26 Sep 1822, Aged 60. Hannah, wife of James FOORD, d. 3 Oct 1843, Aged 79. Hannah FOORD d. 22 Mar 1828, Aged 36. Waitstill FOORD d. 3 Apr 1829, Aged 34. Jane FOORD d. 15 Oct 1831, Aged 27.

  • In memory of Fanny, daugher of Daniel & Fanny MARSH, who died 11 Oct 1824, aged 2 yrs.

  • In memory of Daniel, son of Dan'l & Fanny MARSH, who died 25 Sep 1821, aged 18 mos

  • In memory of Mrs. Cordelia RANDELL, wife of Mr. Dearborn RANDELL, who died 2 May 1824, aged 24

  • Charles H., son of Stephen & Abigail LOCK, d. 3 Nov 1837, Aet. 4 yrs, 6 mos

  • In memory of Mr. Andrew WIGHT, who died 22 Jul 1839, Aet 61.

  • James J., son of James & Keziah BRIDE, d. 3 Oct 1831, Aet. 2 yrs, 5 mos

  • Lucenda, daugher of S. F. & L. BANFILS, b. in Washington, D. C., 8 Oct 1826, d. in Dedham (whither she was carried for the benefit of her health) 26 Jul 1627

  • Reeve, youngest son of Theron & Julia METCALF, d. 26 Sep 1822, aged 5 yrs

  • In memory of Mrs. Sarah, wife of Mr. Timothy DAVIS, who died 17 Sep 1836, Aet. 64

  • Martha Maria, daugher of Reuben & Mary DAVIS, d. 28 Dec 1834, Aet 6 mos

  • Sarah B. SEAVER d. 17 Feb 1843, Ae. 17 yrs

  • Beneath this simple mound lie the remains of Silvia Wheaton, wife of Rev. Horace SEAVER, who died at Suffield, Conn., 8 Jun 1839, aged 42.

  • David DRESSER d. in Wanesville, Ill., 25 Jul 1838, aged 62 yrs.

  • Mrs. Eliza Ann F. LORING, d. 28 Feb 1834, Aged 21 yrs

  • F. A. TAFT, (west side) Frederic A. Died 13 Nov 1818. Ae. 5 mos. Amanda E. 8 Sep 1824, 10 mos. Josephus, 22 Sep 1826, 1 yr. Frederic A., 26 Oct 1826, 6 yrs. Mrs. Amanda TAFT, 10 Sep 1834, Aet. 38 yrs. Mr. Frederic A. TAFT, 18 Sep 1837, Aet. 46 yrs.
    E. W. TAFT (east side). Minerva, wife of Ezra W. TAFT, d. 26 Jan 1829, aged 28 yrs, 9 mos. Ezra W. TAFT d. 15 Feb 1829, aged 2 yrs. Edwin W. TAFT d. 23 Nov 1832, aged 4 yrs.

  • Calvin WHITING, b. 20 Jun 1762, d. 14 Jan 1840. Elizabeth Fuller, wife of Calvin WHITING, b. 3 Jan 1766, d. 27 Jun 1844.

  • Sumit Bullard, wife of Nathaniel CAPEN, b. 29 Oct 1759, d. 8 Dec 1831. Olive Battelle, wife of Nathaniel CAPEN, b. 7 Dec 1769, d. 28 Dec 1843.

  • CREHORE, Martha, d. 17 Feb 1832, Aet. 2 yrs, 6 mos. Catharein DUNBAR, a beloved sister, d. 21 Feb 1840, Aet. 47 yrs.

  • Austin Richards d. 23 Aug 1828, aged 6 mos. Maranda Adelia d. 20 Jan 1831, aged 6 wks. Maranda Amelia d. 9 Aug 1838, aged 6 yrs. Son & daughters of Austin & Maranda BRYANT. Luther A. BRYANT d. 19 Jul 1844, aged 11 yrs.

  • Lydia Gay WHITING d. 23 Apr 1840, aged 13 mos

  • Ebenezer FAIRBANKS d. 10 May 1827,aet. 11 yrs

  • Charles O. HERRING d. 24 Mar 1837, Aet 2 yrs, 3 mos

  • Nancy HOLMES d. 27 May 1842, Aet 55 yrs. Joesph HOLMES d. 31 Dec 1844, Aet 49 yrs, 10 mos

  • Stephen FARRINGTON d. Mar 1813, Aet. 69. Sarah, wife of Stephen FARRINGTON, d. Oct 1818, Aet 71.

  • Sarah E. RICHARDSON, b. 2 Jul 1789, d. 15 Oct 1820. Henry RICHARDSON, b. 24 Jul 1819, d. 18 Sep 1820.



Epitaphs before 1845 upon the Tombstone in the addition to the Ancient Burial Ground south of the row of tombs opposite the main entrance.
  • Laura A. COBURN d. 6 Oct 1833, Aet 3 yrs, 3 mos

  • Amasa GUILD d. 24 Oct 1802, aged 33 yrs. Abigail M. GUILD, daugher of Amasa & Rebekah GUILD, d. 6 Sep 1812, aged 16 yrs

  • Caroline E., wife of Francis GUILD, d. 7 Apr 1842, Aged 35 yrs. Gustavus Taft, 7 Sep 1832, Aet. 15 mos. Lendamine, wife of Calvin GUILD, d. 26 Oct 1823, Aged 43 yrs.

  • In memory of Mary Elizabeth, daugher of Mr. Mace & Mrs. Lucinda SMITH, who died 6 Dec 1833, Aged 6 yrs, 9 mos.

  • Sacred to the memories of Mrs. Lucinda SMITH, who died 1 Jan 1844, Aet. 61 yrs, 6 mos. Mr. Mace SMITH, who died 30 Jun 1844, Aet. 59.

  • In memory of John, son of Mr. Mace & Mrs. Lucinda SMITH, who died 15 Nov 1832, Aged 12 yrs.

  • Augustus Whitney HOLMES d. 23 Aug 1844, aged 3 yrs

  • Mrs. Eunice, wife of Myrick NICKERSON, d. 14 Aug 1843, Aet 32.

  • Alexander R. BICKNER, d. 3 Jan 1844, Aged 41 yrs

  • Lugarda L. MASON, daugher of William & Lydia H. MASON, d. 26 Sep 1844, aged 4 yrs, 1 month.

  • In memory of Wm. H. BOWDITCH, son of Jon. Jr., & Lucy BOWDITCH, who died in Boston, 9 Apr 1825, aged 14 mos.

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