Epitaphs in the Old Burying-Ground at Deerfield, Mass.
Copied by C. Alice Baker & Emma L. Coleman
1924

[Notes in brackets are those included in the original book unless initialed.
I've capitalized surnames for easier searching; other capitilization & line breaks are as in original transcriptions -jd]


M A DYED
NOVEM 7
ANNO 1696


[the only M.A. found in Mr. Sheldon's Genealogies in the "History of Deerfield," or in "Vital Statistics" who might have died in 1696 is Mercy ALLEN, dau. of Samuel & Mercy (WRIGHT). She was born 24 Jun 1695.]


In Memory of
Mr Samuel ALLEN who
Fell by the Indian Savages
August ye 25th 1746
Valliantly Defending his
Own Life & Childrens in
ye 45th Year of his Age.
Listen to me Mortal men Beware,
That you engage no more in direfull
War, By means of War my Soul from
Earth is Fled, My Body Log'd in
Mansions of the Dead.

[Son of Edward & Mercy (PAINTER)]


HERE LYES THE
BODY OF Mrs MARTHA
ALLEN DEC'D, FEBry
Ye 26th 1719/20
IN Ye 23d YEAR
OF HER AGE.

[Dau. Ebenezer WELLS of Hatfield, m. to Edward ALLEN, 4 Feb 1719/20.]


Mr. Sam ALLEN
Died. July 24
1754, in the
24th Year of
his age

[S. of Joseph & Hannah [CLESSON] of Northampton.]


In Memory of
Miss Merry ALLEN
Daur to Mr Sam-
uel & Mrs Hann-
ah ALLEN who
died Octr 9th 1765
in ye 25 Year of
her Age.


Eliel ALLEN Son of
Mr Caleb & Mrs
Judath ALLEN who
died Augst ye 5th
1773 in ye 3d
Year of his Age.

[Caleb was son of Samuel & Hannah (HAWKS);
Judith, daughter of Eleizer & Margaret (ALLEN) HAWKS.]


In Memory of Mrs
Hannah Wife of
Mr Samuel ALLEN
who died March
8th 1771 in ye 69th
Year of her Age.

[Dau. of Deacon Eliezer & Judith (SMEAD) HAWKS.]


Samuel Son of
Mr Ebenezer &
Mrs Elizabeth
AMES who
died Sept. 30th
1798, in the 4th
Year of his Age.


In Memory of
Mr. John AMS-
DEN who Died
July 3, 1742
in ye 55 Year
of his Age.

[S. of John of Cambridge & Hatfield & Elizabeth. Was drowned at Cheapside.]


Mrs Mary Wife
of Mr John AMS
DEN Died Janry
27 1757 In
ye 68 year of
her age.

[Dau of Samuel COWLES of Hatfield & Sarah (HUBBARD).]

In Memory of
Oliver & Simeon
AMSDEN who Died
Augst 25 1746
Oliver aged 18
Simeon aged
9 Years

[Sons of John & Mary (COWLES). Killed at Bars Fight.]


In Memory of
Oliver & Simeon
AMSDEN who Died
Augst 25 1746
Oliver aged 18
Simeon aged
9 Years

[Sons of John & Mary (COWLES). Killed at Bars Fight.]


This monument
is Erected in
Memory of Mr John AMSDEN
who died Octr
10th 1794 in the 73
Year of his Age.
Ware I so tall to reach the Pole
Or Grasp the Ocean with my Span,
I must be measur'd by my Sour,
The Mind is the Standard of the Man.

[S. of John & Mary (COWLES).


HERE
LYES BURIED
THE BODY OF
Mr WILLIAM
ARMES WHO
DECd AUGUST
Ye 25 1731
IN Ye 77th
YEAR OF
HIS AGE


HERE
LYES BURIED
THE BODY OF
Mrs JOANNA ARMS
WIFE TO Mr
WILLm ARMS
WHO DECd
NOVr Ye 22d 1729
IN Ye 77th YEAR
OF HER AGE.

[Dau. of John & Elizabeth HAWKS of Hadley.]


HERE LYES Ye BODY OF
Mrs ESTHER ARMES WIFE
TO Mr DANIEL ARMES
DECd DECEMr Ye 17th
1736 IN Ye 41st YEAR
OF HER AGE.

[Dau. Ebenezer & Esther (CATLIN) SMEAD.]


In Memory
of Mr. DANI-
EL ARMS, Who
Died Sept 28
1753. In ye
67th Year of
his age.

[S. of William & Joanna (HAWKS).]


Here lyes the
Body of Mrs.
Hannah ARMS
Wife of Mr. John
ARMS Who Died
Octr. 20th 1751.
In the 63d Year
of her age.

[Dau of Thomas & Hannah (COLEMAN) NASH of Hatfield.


Noah; Son of Mr.
William ARMS Jun
Died Sept 25
AD 1756. aged
3 Years & 6
months.

[S. of William & Elizabeth (BELDING) of Hatfield.


In Memory of
Mr JOHN ARMS.
Who Died on
September 20th
1753, In ye 74th
Year of his age

[S. of William & Joanna (HAWKS)]


Phineas Son of
Mr. William & Mrs.
Elizabeth ARMS
Died Nov. 25 AD
1757 aged 1
Year & 7 Months
Their Child Sub
mit Died Nov. 27
1757 aged 10 days.


On the 12th Day of May
1768, the Home of Mr
William ARMS was Con-
sumed by Fire And his
Wife Mrs. Rebecca ARMS
unhappily perished in the
Flames in the 70th year
of her Age.
She was one who Feared God
& Lov'd the Redeemer, was a sin-
gular Example of Piety, who by
a devout walk was a Bright Or-
nament to the Christian Religion,
And her Death Great Gain


In Memory of
Mrs Rebekah Wife of
Mr Jonathan ARMS who
Died Novr ye 16th 1773 in ye
31st Year of her Age
Death is A debt to Nature due
Which I have paid & so must you.

[Dau of Samuel HINSDALE of Greenfield & Rebecca (LEONARD) of Northampton.]


In Memory of Mrs
Experience the Wife of
Lieut Elijam ARMS, she
Died Decr ye 28th 1771 in ye
32nd Year of her Age.
Here lyes the Children of
Lieut Elijah & Mrs
Experience ARMS.
Lucinda Born Decr
ye 12th 1771. Died
Febry ye 25th 1772
A dautr Born Sept
ye 15th 1785 & Died
the same Day.

[Dau. of Nathaniel HAWKS & Martha (WAIT) of Hatfield.]


In Memory of
Mr WILLIAM
ARMS Who
Died Sept 27
1774. In the
82 Year of
his Age

[Son of William 1]


A double stone:
In Memory
of Dorothy
ARMS daughtr
to Mr Jona &
Mrs Eunice
ARMS who
died agt 28th
1770 aged 14
Days

In Memory
of Lucinda
ARMS daughtr
to Mr Jona
Mrs
Rebekah
ARMS who
died July 7th
1783 in ye 11th
Year of her age

[Mrs Rebecca was b. HINSDALE
Mrs Eunice was dau. of Aaron LYMAN of Belchertown.]


Here lies inter'd
the Body of Mr
Daniel ARMS
who died May 7th 1784
in ye 65th Year of his Age
Whatever Farce ye boastful hero plays
Virture alone has Majesty in Death

[S of Daniel & Esther (SMEAD).]


In Memory of Fanny Daut'r
of mr Phineas & mrs Liddia
ARMS she died July 17th 1785
Aged 3 Years & 11 months
and 8 days, Fanny second
died January 15th 1788
Aged 4 months.

[Phineas was s. of William (3) & Lydia, dau of Philip ROOT of Montague & Abigail (SMEAD) of Greenfield.]


In MEMORY of
Miss MARIAM ARMS,
Daughter of Deacon
JONATHAN & Mrs
REBEKAH ARMS
who died, April 4th
1794, in the 23d Year
of her Age
Virtue alone has Majes
ty in Death.


In Memory of
Mrs Elizabeth ARMS,
Consort of
Mr. William ARMS,
who departed this
Live Feb 24 1804, aged
81 Years.
Your eyes are upon me
And I am not.

[Dau. of Samuel BELDING of Hatfield & Elizabeth (DICKINSON) of Springfield.]


In Memory of Mr
William ARMS
who died May 10th
1794, in the 70th
Year of his Age.
An hosest Man's the noblest
work of God

[S. of William (2) & Rebecca (NASH).]


To Prepetuate the
Memory of Mrs
Mary ARMS Con-
sort of Mr Daniel
ARMS, who died
March 20, 1798,
in the 78th Year
of her Age.
The thought of death is the
directing helm of Life,
and he bespeaks a wreck
Who layes it aside.

[Dau. of John & Mary STEBBINS.]


William the
Son of ye Rev'd
Mr. Jonathan &
Mrs Dorothy
ASHLEY who dyed
March ye 17 1738
Aged 9 Months.


William ye Son
of ye Rev'd Mr
Jonathan & Mrs
Dorothy ASHLEY
who dyed Sept
the 28 1742
Aged 17 months.


In Memory of Solomon
Son of the Revd Mr
Jonathan ASHLEY &
Mrs Dorothy his wife
Born Sept ye 13th 1747
Died June ye 23rd 1748.


Here lies Intered
William Son of
Jonathan ASHLEY Esqr.
& Mrs. Tirxah his wife,
Born Sept ye 28th 1772
Died Octobr ye 7th 1772


Nancy
Daughter to
Elihu & Mary
Cook ASHLEY
died Janry 6th 1779
Aged 6 Months


Elisabeth Matilda
Daughter of Jona
ASHLEY Esqr. &
Tirzah his wife
Died May 19th
1780 aged 3 weeks.


In Memory of Rev
Jonathan ASHLEY
who died August 28,
1780, in the 68 Year of
his Age, & 48 of his Min-
istry, leaving a Nave dear
to his Friends, & A'quaintan'e
for his social kind & pleas-
ing Deportment, in particu-
lar for his Zeal in the Cause
of Christianity, which united
with Superior Knowledge & a
ready Utterance of
Moral & Devine Truths ren-
-dered him a shining light
in the Station, where God
had placed him.

[S. of Jonathan & Abigail [STEBBINS]


To PERPETUAT
the MEMORY of
JONATHAN
ASHLEY Esqr
who died May 30th
1787 in ye 49th Year
of his age.
Friends so well
embraced at Heart
Nought but Death
[The 4th line has been covered by resettling of the stone].

[A tory, s. of Rev. Jona. His wife, Tirzah, was dau. of David FIELD, an ardent patriot.]


In Memory of the
Wid Dorothy ASHLEY
Relict of the Rev.
Jonathan ASHLEY, An agreeable com-
-panion, an Affection-
-ate Mother & the
Christians Friend,
who died Sept. 20,
1808 aged 95 Years.

[Dau. of Rev. William WILLIAMS of Hatfield & Christian (STODDARD).]


In Memory of
Mr Samuel BORDWELL
he Died March ye 18th 1771
in the 86th Year
of his Age.
Come hither Morals, cast an eye
then go thy way, prepare to Die,
here read thy Doom
for Die thou must,
one Day like me be turn'd to dust.
[S. of Robert of Hatfield & Mary (GULL).]


In Memory of
Mrs Martha Wife
of Mr Samuel
BARDWELL who
died Feb. 11th
1777 in the 82nd
Year of her Age.

[Dau. of Edward, of Suffield, & Mercy (PAINTER) ALLEN]


In Memory of
Mr. Thomas BARDWELL
who departed this
Life on February
8th 1781 in the Ninetyeth Year
of his Age
[S. of Robert & Mary (GULL)]


In Memory of
Mrs Sarah BARDWELL
Relict of
Mr. Thomas BARDWELL
who died January
ye 12th 1783; in
the 82d Year
of her Age

[Dau. of John & Sarah (perhaps WAIT) BELDING of Hatfield.]


HERE LYES
BURIED Ye BODY
OF JOSEPH
BERNARD AGED
45 YEARS DECt
SEPTEMBER Ye
6th 1695

[S. of Francis & Frances (FOOTE | DICKINSON) - The oldest stone.]


HERE LYES INTERRED
Ye BODY OF Mrs
SARaH BERNARD WIFE
TO Mr SAMUEL BERNARd
DECd AUGUST Ye 1st
1720 IN Ye 33
YEAR OF HER AGE
& SAMUEL SON TO SAID
SAMUEL & SARAH BERNARd
DECEASED Ye 4th DAY
OF AUGUST 1720
AGED 13 DAYES


HERE LYES Ye BODY OF
EBENEZER BERNARD
JUNr Ye SON OF Mr
EBENEZER & Mrs
ELIZABETH BERNARD
AGED 17th YEARS
WANTING 24 Ds DIED 31
JANUARY 1736


ANNA FOSTER
BARNARD, the
Daughter of Mr
EBENEZER & Mrs
ELIZABETH BERNARD
Died May 30th
1744: Aged
11 years.


HERE LIES THE BODY OF
Mrs ELIZABETH BARNARD,
THE WIFE OF
Mr EBENEZER BARNARD;
SHE DIED AUGUST 4th
1753 IN Ye 59th YEAR
OF HER AGE.

[Dau. of James & Anna (LANE) FOSTER of Roxbury.]


Memento Mori
In Memory of Mr
EBENEZER BARNARD who
Decd July ye 20th AD
1764 in ye 68th
Year of his Age

[S. of Joseph & Sarah (STRONG) of Northampton]


Mrs. Thankful,
consort of Mr. Joseph
BARNARD, died Nov. 3d
1772, in the 53d, year of
her age.

[Dau. of Ebenezer & Thankful [BARNARD] SHELDON.
Joseph & Thankful were cousins.]


Miss Rachel,
daughter of Mr. Joseph
and Mrs Thank'l BARNARD,
died Nov. 16th, 1772.
in the 17th year of her
age.


In Memory of
Elihu Son of Mr
Salah & Mrs Elisabeth
BARNARD he Decd
June ye 20th 1775

[Salah was s. of Ebenezer & Elizabeth (FOSTER).
Elizabeth was dau. of Jeremiah & Mary (COOLEY) NIMS.]


In Memory of
Elihu Son of Mr
Salah & Mrs
Elisabeth BARNARD
he Decd Marh ye
18th 1782 Aged
7 Months & 27 D.


Mr Joseph BARNARD,
died December 17th, 1785,
in the 68th year of his age

[S. of Ebenezer & Elizabeth (FOSTER) of Roxbury]


Doctor Ebenezer BARNARD
died April 14th, 1790.,
in the 45th year of his age

[S of Joseph & Thankful (SHELDON). Harvard College 1766.]


HERE LYES Ye
BODY OF
SIMON BEAMOn
AGED 54 YEARs
DECt Ye 19th OF
FEBRUARY
1711/12

[S. of Simon of Springfield & Alice (YOUNG)]


HERE LYES Ye BODY OF
Mrs HANNAH BEAMON
WHO DEPARTED
THIS LIFE Ye 13th OF
MAY 1739
IN Ye 94th YEAR
OF HER AGE.

[Dau. of Francis BARNARD;
wife of Dr. John WESTCARR of Hadley & Simon BEAMON.
Deerfield's first school-dame.]


DANl BELd
IN DYEd
IVNE Ye 1
AT 10 MOVNTH
OULD 1730 AND
DANl IN IEN Ye
1 1731 AN INF-
-ANT

[Two infant sons of Daniel & Esther (SMITH) BELDING]


Here is reposited
the Remains of
Mrs Rebeakah Consort
of Doctr Edward
BILLINGS who died
of the small Pox
Septr 13th AD 1785
aetat 24
He mourns the dead
Who lives as they desire

[Dau. of Jonathan & Rebecca (HINSDALE) ARMS.]


In Memory of
John son of Mr
John & Mrs Esth
er BIRGE who di
ed July 24th 1778
Aged 1 year & 8 M
onths & 10 Days.


In Memory of
Bohan son of Mr.
John & Mrs Esth-
er BRIGE who dep
arted this Life
Septr 20th 1785 aged
13 years & five
Days.


Esther BIRGE
died
Nov. 13. 1803,
in the 66 year of
her age
By Son J. B.

[A John & a John Jr were from Northampton.
She was received from the Church of Spencer.]


Philo Son of
Mr Joseph &
Mrs Lydia
BRADLEY who
died Jan. 2nd
1792 in the 6th
Month of his
Age

[Lydia was dau. of Benj. MUNN & m. 1st John SAXTON.]


In Memory of
Elizabeth Daur
of Mr John &
Mrs Mary
BULL, Born
August ye 5th
died Septr ye
14th 1759.

[Jon was s. of Nehemiah & Elizabeth (PARTRIDGE).
Mary was dau. of John & Mary (MUNN) CATLIN.]


Here lies
the Remains of
Mr. Justin BULL,
who died
June 5, 1795,
Aged 61 years.
Tender were his Feelings;
The Christian was his Friend
Honest were his Dealings
And happy was his End.

[S. of Nehemiah & Elizabeth (PARTRIDGE) of Hatfield]


In Memory of
Lieut Jonathan BURT,
he Died Sept ye 17th 1752
in the 46th Year of his Age

At the right hand
lies A Dautr Born
March ye 6th 1732
& Died the same Day.

[S. of Henry & Elizabeth (WARRINER).]


In Memory of
Mr Jonathan BURT
Son of Lieut Jonathan
& Mrs Bridget BURT,
he died Sepr ye 21st 1752
in the 23rd Year
of his Age.


MRS RACHEL
Daughtr of
Lieut. Jonathan
& Mrs. Bridget
BURT: who Died
Octobr 20th
1752 Aged 17
years & 8 Mo.


In Memory of
Mrs Bridget the
Wife of Lieut
Jonathan BURT
Deseas'd who died
April ye 12 1792,
in the 84th Year of her Age.

[Dau. of Dr. John & Bridget (COOK) BARNARD of Hadley.]


Alva Son of
Lieut Ithemer
& Mrs Prudence
BURT who died
March 23d 1793
Aged 15 Days

[Ithemar was s. of Daniel. Prudence, dau. of Thomas DICKINSON.]


In Memory of Miss
Bridget the Daur, of
Lieut Jonathan and
Mrs Bridget BURT
She died Decr 20
1797, in the 52nd
Year of her Age.


In Memory of
Capt John CAT-
LING who Died
Sept 24, 1758,
Aged 56 Years.

[S. of Joseph & Hannah (SHELDON)]


In Memory of Mrs
Thankfull the wife
of Mr Nathan CATLIN
she Died Augst ye 23d
1760 in ye 31st Year
of her Age

[Dau of Thimothy & Thankful (ACKLEY) FOSTER of Wallingford, CT]


In Memory of
Mrs Mary CATLIN
the virtuous Relict of
Capt John CATLIN
She died Novr 10th AD 1763
Aged 58 years

[Dau. of Benjamin & Thankful (NIMS) MUNN]


In Memory of Mr
John CATLIN he Died
Decr ye 1st 1766 in the
80th Year of his Age.

In Memory of Mrs
Jemima the Widow of
Mr John CATLIN she
Died Febry ye 6th 1772 in
the 76th Year of her Age
Depart my friends, dry up your tears
here we must lie, till Christ appears

[S. of John & Mary (BALDWIN);
Dau of Edward & Mercy (PAINTER) ALLEN.]


In Memory of
Henry. Son of
Mr Seth & Mrs
Abigail CATLIN he
Decd Augst ye 9th
1777 Aged 2 years
& 6 Months.


In Memory of
Mr Nathan CATLIN
who died Decr 7th
1793 in the 77th
Year of his
Age

[S. of John & Jemima (ALLEN)]


IN
MEMORY
of
Seth CATLIN Esqe
who died
March 19th 1798,
aged
Sixty three years.

[S. of John & Mary (MUNN)]


Mrs
Abigail, Relic
of Seth CATLIN
Esq. died Dec. 6
1805: t 67

[Dau. of Aaron DENIO, the name given in Deerfield to Rene De Noyon.
She was named for her grandmother, Abigail STEBBINS.]


James Wells CHAMPNEY
Born
July 16, 1843.
Died
May 1, 1903

[S. of James & Sarah (WELLS)]


Amariah Son
of Mr Moses & Mrs Perses
CHANDLER who
died Octr 17th
1775 in ye 2d
Year of his
Age

[Amariah's mother was born HARRIS]


Here Lyes ye Body
of Mrs Hannah
CHILDS Wife to
Mr Samuel CHILDS
Who Decd May
16, 1727 in ye 39th
Year of Her Age

[Dau. of Joseph & Sarah (STRONG) BARNARD]


Mrs Sarah
Wife of Deacn
SAMll CHILDS
Died March
21. 1752. In
ye 64 year
of her Age.

[Dau of Philip & Sarah (HAWKS) MATTOON,
widow of Zechariah FIELD of Northfield.]


In Memory of
RACHEL Dautr
of Mr Asa & Mrs
Rhoda CHILDS,
Who, Died June
8th, 1753, aged
5 Years & 3 M.

[Asa was s. of Samuel & Hannah (BARNARD),
Mrs Rhoda was dau. of Capt. Benjamin & Thankful (TAYLOR) WRIGHT of Northampton.


Simeon Son
of Mr Samuel
& Mrs Sarah
CHILDS Died
Dec. 12, 1755
Aged 2 Years
& 8 Months.

[S. of Samuel & Sarah (WRIGHT)]


In Memory of
Deacon Samuel
CHILDS Who Di
ed March 18th
1756. Aged
77 Years

[S. of Richard & Elizabeth (CROCKER) of Barnstable.]


In Memory of
Mr Asa CHILDS
Who Died
Jun 28 A.D.
1756. Aged
41 Years. 6 M.

[S. of Samuel & Hannah (BARNARD)]


Experience Dautr
of Mr; Samuel
CHILDS Died Sept
28. 1758. aged 1
Year & 7 Months

[Dau of Samuel & Sarah [WRIGHT]


In Memory of
Mr. David CHILDS
Who Died
May 8 1760
in ye 43 Year
of his Age

[S. of Samuel & Hannah BARNARD]


David son of Mr.
David & Mrs
Rebekah CHILDS,
Died Jun 13, 1760
in ye 11th year of
his Age

[David Sr. was son of Samuel; Rebecca was dau. of William ARMS.]


In Memory of the
Children of Mr Amzi
& Mrs Submit CHIL-
DS, Elizabeth Died
April ye 29th 1768,
Aged 4 months lies
at ye left hand. David
Wright Died May ye
21st 1771. Aged 9 Days
lies at ye right hand.

[Amzi was s. of Samuel & Sarah (WRIGHT).
Submit, dau. of David & Elizabeth (HITCHCOCK) WRIGHT]


In Memory of Mrs
Elisabeth, the wife of
Mr Asa CHILDS, & Dautr
of Col:&Mrs Elisabath
HAWKS, she Died Decemr
ye 24th 1770, in ye
32d year of her
Age.


In Memory of Asa
Son of Mr Asa
& Mrs Elisabeth
CHILDS. he Died
Febry ye 4th 1771
Aged 1 Year &
4 Months


In Memory of
Elisabeth Dautr of Mr
Asa & Mrs Elisabeth
CHILDS she died
March ye 31st 1771
Aged 3 Months
& 15 Days.


The remains
of two Child-
ren, of Mr.
Samuel & Mrs.
Mary CHILDS,
Israel died Aug'st
8, 1777, aged 4
Years. Experience
died August 2,
1777, Aged 2
Years.

[The mother, Mary, was dau of Jeremiah & Mary (COOLEY) NILES]


In Memory of
Mr. Lemuel CHILDS
who Died April
23d Anno Dom
1732 Aged 30
Years & 19 Days

[S. of David & Rebecca (ARMS)]


In Memory of
Deacon
Samuel CHILDS
who departed this
Life January 15th
1786, in the 74th
Year of his Age.
Death gives us more than was in Edon lost,
This King of terrour is the Prince of Peace.

[S. of Samuel & Hannah (BARNARD)]


In Memory of the
Wd Sarah CHILDS
Relict of Deacon
Samuel CHILDS, who
died Nov. 26, 1797,
aged 84 Years

[Dau of Judah & Mary (HOYT) WRIGHT]


To Prepetuate the
Memory of Miss
Esther CHILDS
Daughter of Mr
Samuel & Mrs
Eunice CHILDS
who died Jan 13
1799 Aged 25
Years

[Mrs. Eunice was dau. of Noah & Esther (SCOTT) WRIGHT]


In Memory of
JAMES CORSE
first of the name in America,
m. in Deerfield abt 1690,
d. May 15, 1696, aged abt 30
ELIZABETH, his wife
| dau. of Mr John & Mary
(BALDWIN) CATLIN |
Captured Feb. 29, 1703/4
|k. on the march to Canada,
aged abt 34 |

Children.
EBENEZER, b. Apr. 7, 1692
JAMES, b. Mar 20, 1694
ELIZABETH, b. Feb 4, 1696
was carried captive to Canada
and never came back.
| She m. at St. Lambert,
Nov. 6, 1712 |
Jean DUMONTEL
| She m. (2) at St. Lambert,
Jan. 6, 1730 |
Pierre MONET
She was the mother of 15 children
the last (twins) b. Apr. 12, 1737

[This fine slate stone was placed by Mr. Charles CORSS, of Lock Haven, PA]


In Memory of
Mrs HANNAH
Wife of Mr. Samuel DICKINSON
who was drowned Sept 3d, 1740
in the 36th year of her age
And HEBZIBAH,
Daughter of Mr. Samuel &
Mrs Hannah DICKINSON
who was drowned Sept 3d, 1740
in the 8th year of her age
Life glows and smiles with prospects bright
Our life is doomed to care and toil,
Old age, the lonely eve of night,
Quick death writes vanity on all.

[Dau. of John & Sarah (COLEMAN) FIELD, both of Hatfield.]


Pamela Daughter of
Mr Thomas Wells &
Mrs Thankful DICK-
INSON who died July
21st 1778 in the 3d
Year of her Age

[Thomas Wells was s. of Thomas. Thankful was dau. of Col. David FIELD]


[In memor]y of Mr
[SAMUE]L DICKIN-
[-SON] who died Novr [30th]
[1780 in] ye 45th year of
[his A]ge
the Soul depend
ent on the Dust
gives wings
above the spheres
gives the moral that was
the Prince of Peace

[This mutilated marble slab rests on a sandstone table monument.
Son of Samuel & Hannah (FIELD)]


In Memory of Nancy
Daughter of David
and Elizabeth
DICKERSON who died
May 22d, 1790, in
ye 5th Year of
her Age.


Daughter of
Mr. Calvin &
Mrs Experience
DICKINSON died
Octr 8th 1798
aged 15 days.

[Mrs Experience was dau. of Simeon & Hannah (HINSDALE) STEBBINS.]


In Memory of
Betsey Daughter
to David and
Elizabeth DICK-
INSON who died
June 5th 1799, in
the 16 Year of her
Age.
Hark they whisper
Angels say, Sister
Spirits come away.

[Baptized Elizabeth, d. "of consumption"]


To perpetuate the
Remembrance of Mrs
Elizabeth, Consort of
David DICKINSON Esqr.,
who died Jany 14th
1808, aged 62, Years
Mortals, how few among
our Race,
Have given this Thought
its Weight,
That on this fleeting moment
hangs
Our everlasting State.

[Dau. of Rev. Jonathan & Dorothy (WILLIAMS) ASHLEY.


MAJOR
DAVID DICKINSON
A REVOLUTIONARY OFFICER
Died Dec 15, 1822
In his 75th Year

[S. of Thomas & Prudence (SMITH) of Bolton, Conn.]


Memento Mori
Here Lies Buried
Mrs Eunice FELTON
Who quitted Mortali-
ty May 25th 1786
In the 38th year
of her Age

[Dau. of Elijah WILLIAMS & Lydia (DWIGHT) of Hatfield;
Her husband was William, Jr. of Roxbury.]


In Memory of
Mrs Mary FIELD,
the wife of Deacn
Samuel FIELD, she
Died July ye 25th
1747, in ye 70th Year
of her Age.

[Samuel was s. of Samuel & Sarah (GILBERT);
Mary was dau. of Joseph EDWARDS of Northampton.
She married (1) David HOYT who was k. in 1704.
She was herself wounded at the Benoni STEBBINS house.]


In Memory of
Deacn SAMUEL
FIELD
who died aut 28th
1762 in ye 84th
Year of his age
Hope humbly, then
with trembiling Pinions
Sour; Wait ye Great tea;
cher Death & God
Adore

[S. of Samuel & Sarah (GILBERT) of Springfield]


[small footstones near those of Samuel & Mary FIELD]
Mr.
Samll
FIELD

Ebenezer
FIELD

[They may be the children of Samuel & Mary:
"Mr. Samuel" perhaps born 1708/9, who died 1726
& Ebenezer, b. 1723, d. 12 days later]


DAVID FIELD Esqr.
Died
April 19, 1792,
Aged 81 Years
These monuments* are gra-
-tuitously erected by their son in
law Consider DICKINSON.

[*This stone and that of his consort, Thankful;
S. of Samuel & Mary (EDWARDS | HOYT)]


THANKFUL
Consort of
David FIELD Esqr:
died
March 26, 1803
aged 88 years

[Dau. of Thomas & Thankful (HAWKS) TAYLOR,
she may have been the consort first of Oliver DOOLITTLE.]


In Memory of Miss
Fanny A. FORWARD
of Westfield, who
died May 16th 1799
in the 17th Year of
her Age
O'er the cold Turf where
thy pale Reliques sleep,
Shall fond Remembrance
oft repair to weep.

[Fanny Alumina, dau. of Rev. Abel & Dorothy ( -- ) of Southwick, originally part of Westfield.
She died in the family of Dea. Justin HITCHCOCK.]


Here lyeth the body
of Deacon Thomas
FRENCH who dyed
April ye 5th 1733
Aged 76 Years
Blessed are ye dead
Who dye in the Lord

[S. of John & ___ Kingsley of Rehoboth]


In Memory of Mr
Thomas FRENCH
Who Died July 26
1759 In 69
Year of his Age

[S. of Thomas & Mary (CATLIN)]


Mrs Sarah Wife
of Mr John GRAVES
Dyed Janr 3. 1741
Aged 79 Years.
Job Son of Mr. Da
niel & Mrs Thankful
GRAVES Died August
12 1744 aged 9 M

[Sarah, wife of John was dau. John WHITE & Sarah (BUNCE) all of Hatfield,
Job, her grandchild, s. of Daniel & Thankful (SMEAD)]


In Memory of
Mary the Wife of
Simeon HARVEY
Who Departed this
Life December 20th
1785 In 39th year of
Her age on her left
Arm lieth the Infant
which was still
Born

[Cut upon the stone is a coffin with figure of woman & infant;
Dau. Daniel & Mary (STEBBINS) ARMS]


HERE LYES Ye BODY OF
DEACON ELEAZER HAWKS
DYED MARCH Ye 27th
1727 IN Ye 72d
YEAR OF HIS AGE
AND ALSO Mrs JUDETH
HAWKS WIFE TO DEACON
ELEAZER HAWKS DECd JANy
Ye 27 1718 IN Ye 54th
YEAR OF HER AGE.

[S. of John & Elizabeth; dau. of William SMEAD & Elizabeth (LAWRENCE) of Hingham.]


In Memory of
Mr NATHANIEL
HAWKS who Di
ed Sept 25: 1754
In ye 56 Year
of his Age

[S. of Eliezer & Judith (SMEAD)]


A double Stone


Here Lies Intered
the Body of Deac
ELEAZER
HAWKS
Who Died
May ye 14th
1774 Aged
80 years


Here lies inter'd
the Body of Mrs
ABIGAIL the
Wife of Deac
ELEAZER
HAWKS
who died
March ye 7th
1768 Aged
71 Years

By Virtue & Religion their lives they led
and in Peace they made the Grave their Bed

[S. of Eleazer & Judith (SMEAD); Abigail (WELLS)]


In Memory of
Paul Son of Mr
Paul & Mrs Lois
HAWKS, he Died
Janry the 17th
1769. Aged
8 Hours

[Lois, mother of the baby, was a WAITE of Hatfield.]


In Memory of Mrs. Elizabeth
Wife of Mr Seth HAWKS,
she Died May ye 29th, 1772
in the 41st Year of Her Age.
In Memory of Mrs. Elizabeth,
Dautr of Mr Seth & Mrs Elisa-
beth HAWKS she Died May ye
16th 1772 in ye 19th Year of
her Age.

[Seth was s. of Eleazer & Abigail (WELLS);
Mrs. Elizabeth dau. of Samuel & Elizabeth (INGRAM of Hadley) BELDING]


In Memory of
Anne Daughter
of
Colonel John &
Mrs Elisabeth
HAWKS who died
June 8th 1775
in ye 33rd
Year of her
Age.


Elisabeth Dautr
of Mr Zadok &
Mrs Mary
HAWKS Died
August 4th 1775
aged 5 Weeks

[Zadock, s. of Nathaniel; Mary, dau. of Sam. BARDWELL]


In MEMORY of
Mr JOHN HAW-
KS who died Novr
21st 1778 in ye
45th Year of
his Age
The Eye of her that
hath Seen me, Shall
see me no more.

[S. of Col. John & Elizabeth (NIMS)]


In Memory of
Mrs Elizabeth
Wife of Co.
John HAWKS
who died Feb. 28
1779 aged 66
Her Children arise
up & call her blessed
Pray, Kind reader lend an ear.
As you are now so once was I,
As I am now so must you be,
Prepared for Death and follow me.

[Dau. of John & Elizabeth (HULL) NIMS]


In Memory of
Content Daur
of Mr Zadok
and Mrs Mary
HAWKS who
died Jan 4th
1780 in the 12
Year of her
Age


In Memory of
Col. John HAWKS
who died June 24
1784. in the 77th
Year of his Age
To be pious without super-
stition, faithful to our trust,
pleasant in our circle &
friendly to the poor, is to
imitate his example.

[S. of Eleazer & Judith (SMEAD)]


In Memory of
Hannah Daugh-
-ter of Mr Zadoc
and Mrs Mary
HAWKS who
died Octr 18th
1785 in the
24th Year
of her Age.


Obed Son
of Mr Obed
& Mrs Abi
-gail HAWKS
who died Feb
11th 1787 in the
2nd Month of
his Age

[Obed, Sr. was son of John & Elizabeth (NIMS).
Mrs. Abigail was born SMITH of Belchertown.]


Elissabeth Dautr
of Mr Jonathan &
Mrs Mercy HAWks
who died Au
-gust 25th, 1791
in the 2d Year of
her Age.


In Memory of Mr
Jonathan HAWKS
who died Octr the
11th 1792 aged 29
Years 10 Months &
one day
I am Laid into the Ground
and Left my Earthly pain
Shall Rise when the Last
Trumpet Sounds and
meet with you again.

[S. of Asa & Elizabeth (SMEAD)]


Abigail Daur
of Mr Obed &
Mrs Abigail
HAWKS who died
July 26th 1794
in the 4th Year
of her Age.


In Memory
of Wiman
Son of Mr
Zur & Mrs
Martha HAWKS
who died July
10th 1796 in the 2
Year of his Age

[Grandson of Zadock. His mother was the dau. of Daniel ARMS]


In Memory of
Chester Son of
Mr Jonathan &
Mrs Marcy HAWKS
who died [ ]
1796 in [ ]
Year [ ]
(Lines imperfect because slate has scaled)

[Marcy was a FRENCH of Greenfield.]


In Memory
of Esther
Daur of Mr
William & Mrs
Abigail
HAWKS who
died August
29th 1797 in
the 8th Month
of her Age

[William was s. of Seth; Abigail was born MARSH]


Mrs. Mary
Wife of
Mr. Zadock HAWKS,
died
4 Feb 1817, 82

[Dau. of Samuel & Martha (ALLEN) BARDWELL]


Mr.
Zadock HAWKS
died
2 Aug 1821 90

[S. of Nathaniel & Hannah (BELDING of Hatfield)]


Here lyes buried
the body of Mrs
Abigail HINSDELL ye
amiable daur of
The Revd M. Ebenezer
HINSDELL & Mrs. Abigail
HINSDELL born Nov
14. 1735. Decd
Aug. 10th 1739, 4to
Mark 19.14. For such is
The Kingdom of Heaven

[Rev. & Co. Ebenezer, s. of Mehuman & Mary, was b. at sea
when his mother was returning from Canada. Of H.C. 1727.
He was sent to Ft. Dummer to serve the Indians
and founded the town of Hinsdale, opposite.
"Mrs Abigail" was dau. of Rev. John & Abigail (ALLEN/BISSELL) WILLIAMS.]


HERE LYES BURIED THE BODY
OF LIEUt MEHUMAN HINSDELL
DECd MAY Ye 9th 1736.
IN THE 63d YEAR OF HIS
AGE. WHO WAS THE FIRST
MALE CHILD BORN IN THIS
| PLACE AND WAS TWICE
CAPITAVATED |
BY THE INDIAN SALVAGES
Math. 5. 7. Blesed are the mercifull
for they shall obtain mercy

[S. of Samuel & Mehitable (JOHNSON)]


In Memory of
Mr John HINSDELL
Son of Mr Mehuman HINSDELL
he Died Sept ye 4th 1746.
in the 33rd Year of his Age.

In Memory of Hannah Dautr
| of Mr John & Mrs Hannah
HINSDELL |
She Died Sept ye 6th 1736.
Aged 10 Days.

[S. of Mehuman & Mary.
Hannah, mother of the baby, was dau. of John ARMS.]


IN
MEMORY
of
Mr John HINSDELL
who died Octr 20
1788, in the 51st
Year of his Age

[S. of John & Hannah (ARMS)]


In Memory of
Mrs Mercy ye
Wife of Mr
David HOIT
who Died Sept
5th 1751 in
the 28th year
of her Age.

[Dau. of Ebenezer & Thankful (BARNARD) SHELDON.]


Experience Daugh-
ter of Mr Jonathan
& Mrs Experience
HOIT Died Sept 19
1758. Aged 3 Year & 10 Months

[Mr. Jonathan was son of David & Mercy (SHELDON).
Mrs. Experience was dau. of Samuel & Experience CHILDS]


Cephas Son of
Mr. Jonathan &
Mrs. Experience
HOIT Died Oct 19
1758 Aged 1
Year & 10 Month.


In Memory of
Lieut Jonathan HOIT,
Who Decd May ye 23rd
1779 in ye 92nd Year
of his Age

[S. of David & Abigail (COOK / POMEROY)]


In Memory of
Mrs Mary HOIT wife
to Leiut Jonathan HOIT
who Decd June ye 26th 1780
in ye 90th Year of her Age

[Dau. of Samuel & Sarah (GILBERT) FIELD.]


In Memory of John
HUNTER Son of Mr
John & Mrs Elenor
HUNTER who died
April 19th 1787 in
the 27th Year of
his Age
Look and behold as you
Pass by as you are now so
once was I, as I am now so
you must be, Prepare for
Death and Follow me.


In Memory
of Mary LOCKE
Daughter of
Mr John and
Mrs Ruth LOCKE
who died June
25th 1787 in ye
5th Year of her
Age

[John was son of John of Woburn; Ruth dau of Thomas & Joanna (ALLEN) FAXON]


In Memory of
Mr James LONG,
he Died Augst ye 9th 1773.
In ye 24th Year
of his Age.
Death is a debt to nature due,
Which i have Paid & so must you.


Here Lies Interd
The Body of
Mrs Mary MERRIMAN
the wife of Ensign
Samuel MERRIMAN
who Departed
this Life August
24 1757
In ye 27 Year
of her Age.


In Memory
of Mrs Mary
Wife of Mr
Joseph MITCH-
-ELL who died
Novr 8th
1783 in the
78th Year of
her Age

[Dau. of William & Elizabeth (DAVIS) ALLIS of Sunderland.]


In Memory of
Mr Joseph MITCH-
-ELL who died
Septr 16th 1794.
in the 89th Year
of his Age

[S. of Michael & Sarah (CATLIN)]


In Memory of
Mrs Marcy, Wife
of Mr Jesse
MORGAN, who
died Jun 8,
1806, aged 37
Years.


In Memory of
Phineas Son
of Mr Phinehas
& Mrs Dorothy
MUN he Died
Octr ye 28th 1767
Aged 5 Days

[Phineas was s. of Benjamin & Mary (WAITE).
Dorothy was dau. of John & Mary (MUNN) CATLIN.]


In Memory of
Merriam
Dau of Mr Phinehas &
Mrs Dorothy MUNN, she
Died Augst ye 10th 1773
Aged 1 Year & 15 Days.


In Memory of
Submit Daur
of Mr Jeremi-
ah & Mrs Mary
NIMS Born &
Died July ye
10th 1754

[Jeremiah was s. of John & Elizabeth (HULL);
Mary was dau. of Simon & Elizabeth (GUNN) COOLEY of Sunderland. She d. 30 Apr 1804]


The Body of
Mrs Elisabeth ye
Wife of Mr John
NIMS is here in-
terr'd: who Died
Sept 21. 1754 in ye
66 Year of her age

[Dau. of Jeremiah & Mehitable (SNEAD) HULL, who later m. Godfrey NIMS,
thereby making John & Elizabeth above, step brother & sister.]


Mrs Abigail
the Wife of Mr
John NIMS
Died Deecm 4
A. D. 1755
Aged 38 Years

[Dau. of Ebenezer & Esther (CATLIN) SMEAD]


In Memory of
Mr John NIMS
Who Died Dec.
29th A. D. 1762
In the 83d Year
of his Age

[S. of Godfrey & Mary (MILLER | WILLIAMS)]


Mr John
NIMS Died
Oct 6. A. D.
1769 In the
54th Year of
his Age

[S. of John & Elizabeth (HULL)]


In Memory of Mrs
Mary the wife of
Mr Abner NIMS
who Died Octobr
ye 26th 1771. in
ye 26th Year of her
Age

[Dau. of Ebenezer & Mary (HOYT) SHELDON]


Rebecah Dautr
of Mr Israel
& Miss Ruth
NIMS died Dec.
13 1778 aged
13 Months 3 ds

[Israel was s. of Jeremiah & Mary (COOLEY).
Ruth, dau. of David & Rebecca (ARMS) CHILDS]


In Memory of
Samuel Williams
PARKER, Son of
Mr. Isaac & Mrs
Deborah PARKER
who died July
7th 1786, Aged
1 Year & 3 Month

[Isaac was of Boston, Deborah was dau. of Giles ALEXANDER]


Mrs Rebekah PHELPS
died Nov 1793; aged
72; 2d Consort of Mr.
N. PHELPS of Northampton
When unaffected Christian Piety,
and universal Benevolence, have
crowned a long life, full of good
works, let it be recorded on Mar-
ble, and faithfully transmitted
to posterity.
As a tribute of gratitude to the memo-
ry of an indulgent Step-Mother, this
Stone is erected by Elijah PHELPS.


IN
MEMORY
of
Lieut. JOHN
RUSSELL
who died
August 17 1775
in the 44th
Year of his
Age

[S. of Elijah of Wetherfield.]


Mr.
William RUSSELL
died
6 Sep. 1808
46

[S. of Lieut. John & Hannah (SHELDON)]


Mr.
ELIJAH RUSSELL
died
12 Jul 1811
47

[S. of John & Hannah (SHELDON)]


Mrs
HANNAH, Relict
of Lt. John RUSSELL,
died 4 Feb 1814
76

[Dau. of John & Mercy (ARMS) SHELDON]


ORRA HARVEY,
Wife of
ELIJAH RUSSELL
DIED
Nov 14, 1862
Aged 89

[Dau. of Simeon & Mary (ARMS) HARVEY]


In Memory of
Mrs Sarah SEXTON
Dautr of Mr Joseph &
Mrs Sarah SEXTON
She Died April ye 7th
1771 in ye 35th Year
of her Age

[Mrs. Sarah (PARSONS) was w. of Joseph]


In Memory of
Mr John SEXTON
who died Decr
26th 1783. in the
42nd Year of
his Age

[S. of Joseph & Sarah (PARSONS)]


Rebecca Daur to Mr
David & Mrs
Bathsheba SEXTON
died August 7
1786 in the 2nd
Year of her Age
at the left hand lies
an Infant still born.


Theodorick Son to
Mr David & Mrs
Bathsheba SEXTON
died July 20 1791 in
the 2nd Year of his
Age.
at the left hand lies
Theodorick the 2nd
died July 18 1793 in
the 2nd Year of his Age.


Hon David SEXTON
Esquire
died Septr 21st 1800
aged 66 years.
Why all this toil for tri-
umphs of an hour?
What tho' we wade in
wealth or soar in fame?
Earths highest station ends in
"Here he lies,"
And "dust to dust" concludes
her noblest song.

[S. of Joseph & Sarah (PARSONS)]


Mrs.
Rebecca SEXTON
Relict of
David SEXTON Esq.
died July 18
1805,
Aged 77 Years.
Life makes the soul de-
pendant on the dust;
Death gives her wings
to mount above the
spheres

[Dau. Ebenezer & Anna (FOSTER) BARNARD]


DAVID SEXTON
died
Sept 17 1824
Aged 61 years.
"May he rest in peace"

[S. of David & Rebecca (BARNARD)]


BATHSHEBA,
relict of
David SEXTON,
died at Boston,
Oct 20, 1832,
68
"Blessed are the dead"

[Dau. Thomas & Janna (ALLEN) FAXON]


[a small mutilated stone]
Jo ------ SH
E --- 14 --- 1747

[Doubtless that of Joseph SHATUCK,
son of Samuel & Sarah (CLESSON)
b. 6 Oct 1745; d. 14 Feb 1746/7


HERE LYES Ye
BODY OF JOHN
SHELDON AGED
32 YEARS DECd
June ye 26th
1713

[S. of John & Hannah (STEBBINS)]


EBENr
SHELDIN
DYED ON Ye
27th OF IVNE 1724
AGED 22 YEAR

[S. of Ebenezer & Mary (HUNT); killed by Indians]


Here lies buried the
Body of Mrs Thankf-
ul SHELDEN, the Wife of
Lieut Ebenezer SHELD-
EN, she Died Octo ye 13th
Anno Dom: 1746. in the
52d Year of her Age.
Death gives us more than was in Eden left
This king of terrors is the
prince of peace

[Daul Joseph & Sarah (STRONG) BARNARD.]


Mrs MERCY
the Wife of Mr
JOHN SHELDON
Died Febr 7th
A. Dom 1768
In ye 50 Year
of her Age

[Dau. of John & Hannah (NASH) ARMS]


In Memory of
Mr. John SHEL-
DEN who
died Decr 4th
1793 in the 84th
Year of his Age

[S. of John & Hannah (CHAPIN)


HERE LYES Ye BODY OF
Mrs EASTER SMEAD WIFE
TO Mr EBENEZER SMEAD
DECd DECr Ye 12th 1733
IN Ye 59 YEAR
OF HER AGE

[Dau of John & Mary (BALDWIN) CATLIN]


In Memory of
Mr. EBENEZER
SMEED Who
Died July 19
1753. In the
79th Year of
His age

[S. of William & Elizabeth (LAWRENCE)]


Nancy Dautr of
Mr. Amasa & Miss.
Ruth SMITH Died
August 6, 1778.
aged 11 Months &
12 Days.


Mrs. Ruth the
Wife of Mr.
Amasa SMITH
Died Oct 20, 1781
in the 36 Year
of her age

[Dau. John & Ruth (CATLIN) BARNARD]


In Memory of Abigail
Catlin SMITH Daur
of Mr Moses & Mrs
Mary SMITH who
died April 27th 1793
aged 8 Months &
22 Days.

[Moses, s. of Moses & Sarah (CATLIN).
Mary, dau. of Samuel & Mary (NIMS) CHILDS]


In Memory of
Ruth Barnard
SMITH Daur of
Mr AMASA & Mrs
Naomy SMITH
who died March
14th 1797 in the 13th
Year of her Age
Sleep on my friend & take,
thy rest,
God call'd the home
he thought it best

[Named for Amasa's first wife, the child d. of hydrophobia.
Mrs. Naomi m. (1) ____ DICKINSON]


Mrs Mary the
Wive of Mr John
STEBBINS Died
in AD 1733
Aged 37 Years.


In Memory of
Mr JOHN STEB
BINS who Died
Sept ye 7th 1760
Aged 74 Years

[S. of John & Dorothy (ALEXANDER)]


lisabeth ye Dau'tr
of Mr. Joseph & Mrs
Marah STEBBINS
Died August ye 8
1761. Aged 2
Years 5 Months
& 20 Days

[The "E" of Elizabeth is scaled off]


Charlotte Daur
of Capt Joseph
& Mrs Lucy
STEBBINS who
died August 27th
1778: in the 2nd
Year of her Age.

[Joseph was the son of Joseph.
Lucy was dau. of Nathan & Eleanor (WARRINER | COOLEY | BARNARD) FRARY]


In Memory of
Samuel Son of
Moses & Mercy
STEBBINS who
Drowned decembr
9th 1738 in the 18
Year of his age.


In Memory of
Mrs Mercy Wife
To Mr Moses
STeBBINS who died
May 1st 1785 In
the 51st Year of
Her age.

[Dau. of Eleazer & Abigail (WELLS) HAWKS;
bap. & buried as Mercy, she seems to have been called Dorcas]


This Monument is
Erected to the
Memory of Mr
Joseph STEBBINS
who Departed
this Life May the
30th 1797, in the
79th Year of his
Age
Were I so tall to reach the
Pole, Or grasp the Oce
an with a Span,
I must be measur'd by
my Soul,
The Mind's the Standard,
of the Man.

[S. of John & Hannah (ALLEN)]


This Monument is
Erected to the
Memory of Mrs
Mary STEBBINS
Consort of Mr
Joseph STEBBINS
who Departed
this Life July the
2nd 1797, in the
72nd Year of her
Age

[Dau. of Hezekiah & Elizabeth (HAWKS_ STRATTON of Northfield]


Here lies the
Remains of Mr
Moses STEB-
-BINS Junr
who died Decr
14th 1800 in the
39th Year of
his Age
And when the last
Trumpet sounds,
Arise come forth ye
Dead. The Call shall
be to them & all, That
sleep in dusty beds.

[S. of Moses & Mercy (HAWKS)
"Frozen to death" says Mr. Sheldon's history.]


In Memory of
Mrs Experience
Wife of Mr
Moses STEBBINS,
who died Sept
30 1804
aged 64 Years

[Dau of ____ CLARK of Northampton]


In Memory of
Moses STEBBINS,
who died
15, Nov 1815;
85.

[S. of John & Hannah (ALLEN)]


In Memory of
Christopher Son of
Mr Christopher & Mrs
Lucy TYLER he Died
Sept ye 4th 1756. Aged
1 Year 6 Months

[Mrs Lucy was dau. of Benjamin & Mary (WAIT) MUNN]


HERE LYES BURIED
THE BODY OF Mrs
HEPZIBAH WELLS WIFE
TO JONATHAN WELLS ESQr
DIED AUGt Ye 27th
1697. IN THE 37th
YEAR OF HER AGE.

[Dau. Quartermaster George COLTON of Springfield
& Deborah (GARDNER) of Hartford]


HERE LYES Ye BODY OF
Mrs SARAH WELLS WIFE
TO: Mr JONATHAN WELLS
DECd FEBry Ye 10th 1733/4
IN Ye 77th YEAR OF HER AGE

[Dau. of John & Abigail (FORD) STRONG of Northampton,
widow of Joseph BARNARD]


HERE LYES BURIED
Ye BODY OF Mr JONATIAN
WELLS WHO DIED
MAY Ye 27th 1735
IN THE 52d YEAR
OF HIS AGE

[S. of Jonathan & Sarah (STRONG | BARNARD).]


HERE LYES BURIED
THE BODY OF
JONATHAN WELLS
ESQr WHO DECd
JANry THE 3d 1738
IN THE 80th YEAR
OF HIS AGE

[S. of Thomas & Mary (BEARDSLEY)]


Here lyes Buried the Body
of Doctr THOMAS WELLS
who Departed this Life
March the 7th Anno Dom
1743 in ye 51st Year
of his Age

[S. of Ebenezer & Mary (WAIT)]


In Memory of Benjamin
Son of Doctr Thomas &
Mrs Sarah WELLS, he
Died March ye 28th 1746
in the 16th Year
of his Age
Behold my grave as you Pass by,
for as you are so once was I.
Death Suddenly took hold on me,
and so the case with you may be.


In Memory of
Mr Jonathan
WELLS Who Decd
Octr ye 30th 1750
in the 27th Year
of his Age

[S. of Jonathan & Mary (HOYT)]


In Memory of
Mrs Mary, Relict
of Ensign Jonathan
WELLS who Decd
novbr ye 22nd 1750
in ye 48th year of her
Age

[Dau. of David & Mary (EDWARDS of Northampton) HOYT]


In Memory of
Mrs Rebecca WELLS
Daugtr of Ensign
Jonathan & Mrs
Mary WELLS She
Decd Janry ye 9th
1751 in ye 17th Year
of her Age

[Ens. Jona. was s. of Jonathan.
Mrs. Mary was born HOYT]


In Memory of
Mr Oliver WELLS
who Decd Octr
ye 1s 1754 in ye
22d Year of his Age

[S. of Jonathan & Mary (HOYT)]


Here is Interr'd
ye Body of Ensgn
Ebenezer WELLS
Who Died June
ye 12 1758. In
the 67th Year
of his Age.

[S. of Ebenezer & Mary (WAIT)]


In Memory of
Samuel Son of
Samuel WELLS
Esqr & Mrs
Hannah his Wife
he Decd octr ye,
3rd 1758, Aged
18 Months & 2
D

[Samuel Sr. was s. of Jonathan.
Mrs. Hannah was dau. of Ebenezer & Thankful (BARNARD) SHELDON]


This is to prepetuate
the Memory of Mr.
Zeeb WELLS Son of
Mr. Ebenezer & Mrs.
Mercy WELLS who
Died Octo 6th 1779
Ages 17 Years and
3 Months
By Youthful Ashes See
What Soon your State will be

[Died "through bleeding at the nose."
Ebenezer s. of Thomas
Mercy daul Samuel BARDWELL]


In Memory of
Mr. Ebenezer WELLS
who died July 23rd
1783 in the 53rd
Year of his
Age

[S. of Thomas & Sarah (HAWKS)]


In Memory
of
Mrs SARAH WELLS Relict
of
THOMAS WELLS Physician
who died Octr ye 10th 1783
In ye 83d Year of her Age
Blessed are the dead
which died in the Lord. Rev. 14th 13th

[Dau. Eleazer & Judith (SMEAD) HAWKS]


In Memory of
Mr. Augustus WELLS
Son of Doctr Thomas
& Mrs Sarah WELLS
who deceased July ye
16th 1796 in the 53rd
Year of his
(Earth line)


In Memory of
Mrs. Anna WELLS
Wife of
Mr. Ebenezer WELLS
who Died Septr 20th
1791, aged 31
Years

Dau. of David & Rebecca (BARNARD) SAXTON]


In Memory of
Mr Ebenezer WELLS
who died December
23rd 1793. in the
36th Year of his
Age.

[S. of Ebenezer & Mercy (BARDWELL)]


In Memory of
Mrs. Marcy WELLS
Consort of
Mr Ebenez'r WELLS,
who died March
29th 1801, in the
64th Year of her
Age.

[Dau. of Samuel & Martha (ALLEN) BARDWELL]


Here lyeth the Body of
Mrs Eunice |
WILLIAMS the Vertuo's
& desirable |
Consort of the Revnd Mr John
WILLIAMS & Daughter to ye Revnd
Mr. Eleazer & Mrs Esther MATHER
of Northampton. She was Born
Augt 2. 1664. and fell by the
rage of ye Barbarous Enemy
March 1. 1703/4
Prov: 31. 28. Her Children arise
up and Call her Bless'd;


HERE LYES Ye
BODY OF JOHN
WILLIAMS SON
TO Ye Rd JOHN
AND ABIGAIL
WILLIAMS AGED
5 YEARS DECd
JUNE 11th 1714


Here lyes ye Body of the
Revd Mr John WILLIAMS
the Beloved & Faithful
Pastor of this place. Who
dyed on June ye 12 1729
In the 65th Year of his age.
Rev 14: 13 Write Blessed
are ye Dead which die
in the Lord.

[S. of Samuel & Theoda (PARKE)]


SARAH WILLIAMS
Ye DAUGHr OF Mr
ELIJAH AND Mrs
LYDIA WILLIAMS;
DIED APRIL 4th
1738 : AGED 2
MONTHS & 1 DAY.


Here lies interred
ye Body of
Mrs. ANNE,
ye Wife of
Dr. THOMAS WILLIAMS,
who died May 6, 1746,
In ye 23 year of her age
This stone was ereced in 1862
in place of one ereced in 1746

[Dau. Timothy & Hannah (CHAPIN / SHELDON) CHILDS]


Here lies interd ye Body of
Mrs Sybil WILLIAMS,
the Daughter of
Elijah WILLIAMS Esqr
and Mrs Lydia His Wife;
who died Octr ye 15th
1750 in ye 15th
Year of Her Age.


Here lied intere'd the Body of
Mrs Abigail WILLIAMS,
the Relict of the
Revd Mr JOHN WILLIAMS of
this place: She died June ye
| 21st 1754: in the 82d
Year of Her Age |

[Dau. of Thomas and Abigail (WARHAM) ALLEN
and wid. of Benj. BISSELL.]


In Memory of
Colo Ephraim WILLIAMS
Esqr of Stockbridge.
who Died Augst ye 11th
1754. in ye 63d
Year of his Age
Blesst be the Hand divine, which gent-
ly laid my Heart at rest beneath this
humble Shed.

[S. of Isaac & Judith (HUNT | COOPER) of Rehoboth.
His son Ephraim, 1715-1755, was founder of Williams College.


HERE LIES Ye BODY OF
Mrs SARAH WILLIAMS,
THE DAUr OF
ELIJAH WILLIAMS ESQr
& Mrs LYDIA HIS WIFE :
SHE DIED JUNE Ye 14th
1756: AGED 13 YEARS.


Ephraim Son of
Thomas WILLI
AMS Esq. & Mrs
Esther WILLIAMS
Died Augst 1st
1757. Aged 12
Days


Esther Daughter
of Thomas WILLI
AMS Esq. & Mrs. Esther WILLIAMS
Died July 27th
1759. Aged 6
Months 9 Days


In Memory of Ma-
jor Elijah WILLIAMS
Esqr who Died July
the 10th 1771
in the 59th Year
of his Age.

[S. of Rev. John & Abigal (ALLEN / BISSELL)
He m. (1) Lydia DWIGHT of Hatfield, (2) Margaret PYNCHON]


In Memory of
Horace Son of Th
omas WILLIAMS Esqr
& Mrs Esther WILL-
IAMS, who Died Novr
ye 13th 1771. Aged 2
Months & 11 Days


Here lies the Body of
Mrs MARGARET WILLIAMS,
the virtuous Relict of
ELIJAH WILLIAMS Esqr
She died April 15th AD 1772
in the 45th Year
of her Age

[Dau. of William & Katharine (BREMER) PYNCHON of Springfield.]


In Memory of
Thomas WILLIAMS Esq;
Who died Sept :
28, 1775,
t. 57.
To each unthing being, Heaven, a friend
Gives not the useless knowldege of its end;
To man imparts it : but with such a view,
As, while he dreads it, makes him hope it too.

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In Memory of
John Son of Mr
John & Mrs Elizabeth
WILLIAMS he
Decd Augst ye 20th
1777 Aged 1 year.


In Memory of
Jonathan Son to
Wm WILLIAMS Esqr
and Mrs Dorothy
Williams who died
Febr 27th 1781 Aged
6 Months

[This is the third little stone on which is cut a coffin. See ASHLEY 1779.]


In Memory of
Mrs. Elizabeth WILLIAMS
Wife of
Mr John WILLIAMS
who died July 27th 1785
Aged 30 Years

[John was s. of Elijah & Margaret (PYNCHON)
Mrs. Elizabeth was dau. of Jonathan Orne of Salem.]


In Memory of
Elijah WILLIAMS Esqr
who died March 24th AD 1793
Aged 48 Years

[S. of Elijah & Lydia (DWIGHT)]


Richard WILLIAMs,
Son of
John & Elizabeth
WILLIAMS
died Octr 15
1796,
Aged 21 Years.


Mrs Esther WILLIAMS,
relict of
Thomas WILLIAMS
Esquire
died Septr 24th 1800
aged 74 years.
Life is the Triumph of our
mould'ring Clay,
Death, of the Spririt
infinite! devine!

[Dau. of Rev William & Hannah (STODDARD) WILLIAMS of Weston.
These two, son and dau. of the ministers of Hatfield & Northampton,
were mar. by "one of Her Majesties Council."
Esther was married by her father, civil marriages being less usual.


William Stoddard WILLIAMS
June 25 1834
August 19 1911
Our fathers trusted in the : they
trusted and thou didst deliver them

[S. of Ephriam & Rebecca (JACKSON)]


In Memory of Mr
Judah WRIGHT
who died August
30th 1747 in the
72d Year of his
Age. He was one
of the unfortunate
persons who was cap-
tured by the Indians
Feb 29th 1703-4

[S. of Judiah & Mercy (BURT)]


In Memory of the
children of Deacon Asa
el & Mrs Lucy Wright.

Lois Died
Novr ye
8th 1758
Aged 2
Years &
7 Days
Ruben Di-
ed Febry ye
26th 1762
Aged 1
Year & 1
Month
A Son
Still
Born
April ye
5th 1763
Judah Di-
ed Janry ye
18th 1770
Aged 10
Years &
10 Months

[Asahel, s. of Judah & Mary (HOYT).
Lucy, dau of Joseph WAIT of Hatfield & widow of Reuben BARDWELL]


In Memory of
Mrs Mary WRIGHT
the Wife of Mr.
Judah WRIGHT, she
Died July ye 23d
1769 Aged 89
Years.

[Dau. of David & Sarah (WILSON) HOYT]


In Memory of
Lucy Daur of
Mr Asahel & Mrs
Miranda WRIGHT
who died July
19th 1797 in
the 4th Year of
her Age


In Memory of
Deacon Noah
WRIGHT who
died Nov 7 1797
in the 81st year
of his Age
Let the Witling Argue all He can
It is Religeon still that makes the Man.

[S. of Judah & Mary (HOYT)]


This Monument is
Erected to the
Memory of Mrs
Miranda Consort
of Mr Asahel
WRIGHT Junr who
died March 6 1798
in the 31st Year of
her Age

[Asashel was s. of Asahel & Lucy (WAIT / BARDWELL).
Mrs. Miranda was b. WETHERBY]


In Memory of
Wd Esther, Relict
of Deacon Noah
WRIGHT, who died
Octr 24 1806
aged 91 Years

[Dau. of William & Elizabeth SCOTT of Hatfield.]


Two unidentifed stones are marked:

M. T. 17 and
S S D F 1700


In a common grave in the south-eastern corner of the ground were buried the victims of the massacre. On one side of the stone which crowns the mound is:

THE DEAD OF
1704

On the reverse:

THE GRAVE OF
48 MEN WOMEN AND
CHILDREN, VICTIMS
OF THE FRENCH AND & INDIAN RAID ON
DEERFIELD,
FEBRUARY 29, 1704.

The list of names which follows, of those "who were slain at the Taking of the Town" was "drawn up by the Rev. Stephen Williams of Springfield [Longmeadow] soon after his Return from Captivity" and was printed in "The Redeemed Captive."

ALEXANDER, DAVID [s. of John & Beatrice.]

ALLIS [ELLICE], SAMUEL, [soldier of Hatfield, s. of Samuel & Alice]

BOLTWOOD, SERGT. SAMUEL, [soldier of Hadley]

BOLTWOOD, ROBERT, [soldier of Hadley]

CARTER, THOMAS, (4) [s. of Samuel & Mercy (BROOKS)]

CATLIN, JOHN, [s. of John & Isabella (WARD)]

CATLIN, JOSEPH, [k. in Meadow Fight] and,

CATLIN, JONATHN [sons of John (above) & Mary (BALDWIN)]

FIELD, SARAH (10 mos.) [dau. of John & Mary (BENNETT)

FOOT, SAMUEL [soldier of Hatfield]

FRARY, SAMSON, [s. of John & Prudence]

FRENCH, JOHN (4 weeks) [child of Thomas & Mary (CATLIN)]

HAWKS, ALICE [wife of John Sr.]

HAWKS, JOHN, JR. [s. of John & Martha (BALDWIN)]

HAWKS, THANKFUL (SMEAD) [his wife and all their children, viz:]

HAWKS, JOHN (7)

HAWKS, MARTHA (4)

HAWKS, THANKFUL (2)

HINSDALE, SAMUEL (15 months), [s. of Mehuman & Mary]

HOYT, DAVID (29) [s. of David & Abigail (COOK / POMEROY)]

INGRAM, JONATHAN (27), [soldier of Hadley]

INGERSOL, JOSEPH (28)

KELLOGG, JONATHAN (5), [s. of Martin & Sarah (DICKERSON / LANE)]

MATTOON, REBECCA (NIMS), (24) [w. of Philip who was k. on the journey]

MATTOON, __ [their infant son, Mother & childe were burned in a cellar, says S. William's MS.]

PARTHENA [servant of Mr. WILLIAMS]

NIMS, HENRY (22)

NIMS, MEHITABLE (7)

NIMS, MARY, (5)

NIMS, MERCY, (5)
[all children of Godfrey & May (MILLER / WILLIAMS). The little girls were burned in the house.]

PRICE, SARAH, [w. of Robert, dau. of John WEBB, prev. married to Zech. FIELD]

ROOT, MERCY (15) [dau. Hezekiah & Mehitable (FRARY).
An orphan living with her grandfather, Samson FRARY]

SELDEN, THOMAS (26) [s. of Thomas & Felix (LEWIS)]

SHELDON, HANNAH (STEBBINS) (39), [w. of John]

SHELDON, MERCY (2) [her child]

SMEAD, ELIZABETH (LAWRENCE) (64?) [w. of William]

SMEAD, MARY (PRICE) (23)
[her daughter-in-law, wife of Samuel, & Mary's two children:]
SMEAD, SARAH (4)
SMEAD, WILLIAM (2)
[All were smothered in the cellar of the burning house.]

SMITH, MARTIN (50?), [perished in the cellar of John HAWKS's house]

STEBBINS, BENONI (51), s. of John & Mary (MUNDEN): prob. MUNSON]

STEVENS, ANDREW [an Indian]

WAIT, SERGT. BENJAMIN [of Hatfield]

WARNER, NATHANIEL [of Hadley]

WELLS, MARY, (30), daul of Thomas & Hepzibah (BUEL).
In 1693 she was "knocked on the head and scalped," but recovered to be scalped again.

WILLIAMS, JOHN, (6)

WILLIAMS, JERUSHA, (6 weeks)
[Children of Rev. John & Eunice (MATHER)]


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