HOLMES, xii, 13. Eliza G.. wife of Jacob B. Holmes, died June 19, 1842.
Farewell my partner and friends so dear.
If ought on earth could keep me here,
It sure would be my love for you,
But Jesus calls: I bid adieu.
PAUL, xii, 14. Here lie y c body of M rs Hannah Paul, the widow of Capt.
Samuel Paul: she died Sep 1 22 d , 1748, in y c 74 year of her age.
BOWERS, xii, 15. Lewis, son of John & Catherine Bowers, died Nov. 16,
1852, Aet. 15 yrs. 10 ms. 23 ds.
FARMER, xii, 16. George P., son of C. S. & Mary Farmer, died Jan. 28, 1842,
aged 11 mo 8 .
BRACKET, xii, 17. Here lyes y c Body of Nathaniel Bracket, son of Mr.
Anthony & Mrs. Elizabeth Bracket of Boston, aged 5 years & 8 months. Died
Aug. y c 17 th . 1748.
SMALL, xii, 18. Jane Elizabeth, died Oct. 16, 1833, Aet. 1 year & 10 days.
Ellen Maria, died Oct. 15, 1833, Aet. 1 year & 9 days. Twin daughters of Mr.
Jonathan and Mrs. Jane L. Small.
It may with propriety be said of them, they were lovely & pleasant in their
lives, and in their death they were not divided.
SMALL, xii, 19. In memory of Mr. Ahira Small, who died April 10, 1836,
SMALL, xii, 20. In memory of Mrs. Betsy, wife of Mr. Thomas Small, who
died Feb. 27, 1838, Aet. 60.
SMALL, xii, 21. In memory of Thomas Small, who died May 24, 1854, Aet.
RICHARDS, xii, 23. ' In memory of Albert A., son of Mr. Martin & Mrs.
Harriot Richards, who died Oct. 18, 1825, Aet. 16 months.
RICHARDS, xii, 23. In memory of Mr. Martin Richards, who died Oct. 6,
1837, Aet. 41.
RICHARDS, xii, 24. Dea. Luther Richards, died Dec. 25, 1832 aged 61. Also
his wife, Polly Battelle. Born Aug. 8, 1777, died Feb. 27, 1861.
Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord.
RICHARDS, xii, 25. Alvin Richards, died Nov. 22, 1844, Aet. 28.
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PHILLIPS, xii, 26. Mrs. Mehitable Phillips, died Dec. 23, 1831, Aet 31 yrs.
Francis Phillips, died June 5, 1852, Aet. 31 years. Nathan Phillips, died Aug.
21, 1879, aet. 86 yrs. 1 month, 18 days.
TALES, xii, 27. Nehemiah Fales died June G, 1806, Aet. 57. Sarah his wife
died May 22, 1845, Aet. 93.
.FALES. xii, 28. Sacred to the memory of Miss Elizabeth Fales, dan. of Mr.
Nehe' 1 and Mrs. Sarah Fales, who was found murdered May 18 th , 1801, in the
19 th year of her age.
Sainted shade of heavenly birth,
Of matchless innocence and worth,
Since God decreed you should be slain,
We'll cease to mourn nor dare complain.
Guardian Angels, watch thy swift career;
Thy soul in Heaven will soon appear.
PARKER, xii, 29. In memory of Mr. Jonathan Parker, who died April 9,
1806, aged 37. He was a kind husband and a tender parent.
Jonxsox. xiii, 1. Erected to the memory of the widow Elizabeth Johnson,
who died Jan. 5, 1843, aged 52 years.
Mother, thou hast gone and left us,
Here thy loss we deeply feel,
But 'tis God that hath bereft us;
He can all our sorrows heal.
JOHXSON. xiii, 2. Mr. John Johnson died Feb. 3, 1840, Aet. 24.
Weep not, my mother, weep not, I am blest.
But must leave heaven if I return to thee;
For I am where the weary are at rest,
The wicked cease from troubling: come to me!
GRIGGS. xiii, 3. James Griggs, Born Aug. 26, 1808, died Xov. 22, 1886.
DWIGIIT. xiii, 4. Here lyes Intombed the Body of Timothy Dwight Esq r ,
who departed this life Jan. the 31 st , Anno Domini, 1718, aged 8S years.
The ancestor of the Dwight family in America: A family like himself
Truly serious and godly. Of an excellent spirit, Faithful and upright, Among
men of renown, In Church and State, In Halls of Learning and in War.
WALLEY. xiii, 5. James II., son of James fc Ellen Walley, died Sept. 4,
1849, Aet. 10 mos.
BIXGHAM. UPIIAM. xiii, 6. Almira Bingham died Jan. 17, 1800, aged 18
months. Pliny Bingham, died June 6, 1840, aged 62 years. Jerusha Avery,wife
of Pliny Bmgham, Died Dec. 1, 1874, aged 94 yrs. Daniel Bingham died Sept. 14,
1849, aged 46 years. J. Virgil Upham, Adj. of the 102 J New York Vols. Killed
at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863. Aged 22 years, 9 m's :> ds.
CODDING, xiii, 7. Adelbert A., son of Seth and Sarah Ann Codding, was
drowned July 8, 1847. Aged 10 years & 11 mon's.
The Lord had need of him.
KINGSHURY. xiii, 8. Here lyes Burried y c Body of Ensign Xoah Kingsbury,
drr'd Oct. 18th, 1740, in y c 47 th year of his ago.
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RICIIAIJDS. xiii, 0. Fanny died July 20, is:).'), aged 3 yours, Franklin ]).
died March 21, 1837, aged 17 months. Franklin I), died Sept. 8, 1841, aged 3 yrs.
and 6 months. Emily C. died March 16, 1842, aged 2 yrs. and 2 months. Horace
died March 22, 1842, aged 4 months
Children of Abiathar and Tulia C. Richards:
Frank Richards died Aug. 26, 1846, aged 14 months. Abiathar Richards died
Sept. 23, 1884, aged 88 years, 7 months, 10 days.
FISHKR. xiii, 10. Here lies y e Body of M" Mary Fisher, the wife of M r
Jonathan Fisher. She died Oct. 15 th , 1749, in y 33 l year of her age.
WIGHT, xiii, 11. Here lies the Body of Mrs. Sarah Wight, the wife of Mr.
Joseph Wight: She died June 28 th , 1748, in y 73 year of her age.
[A'ole. This Stone has been removed since 1870. C. S.]
WIGHT, xiii, 12. In memory of Dea. Joseph Wight, who died July 14, 1756,
in y e 75 th year of his age.
[A'ott. This Stone has been removed since 1870. C. S.]
GAY. xiii, 13. Here lies Buried y e Body of M r Hezekiah Gay, who died Sept.
y e 2 d , 1758. Aged 64 years & 2 months.
MASON, xiii, 14. Eliphalet F. Mason. Born Aug. 7, 1791, died July 27, 1837.
Children of Eliphalet and Mary F. Mason:
George Edward, horn Oct. 14. 1827, died Dec. (5, 1834. George Edward, horn
Oct. 23, 1836, died Feb. 4, 1866. Mary F., Relict of Eliphalet F. Mason, Died
June 17, 1885, aged 81 years. At the time of her death, the widow of Martin
FISHER, xiii, 15. Here lies y e Body of M r Joseph Fisher, who departed this
life July 5th, 1759, aged 47 years.
FISHER, xiii, 16. Here lies Buried the Body of Cap* Josiah Fisher, who
Died Feb^ y e 24 th , 1763, in y e 80 th year of his Age.
[ Note. Next is a tomb in which the body of Fisher Ames was deposited, and from
which it was removed to be buried, where a monument was erected to his memory, west of
the main drivewaj. This tomb is supposed to still contain some bodies of the Ames
TALES, xiii, 17. In memory of Mr. Timothy Fales, son of Mr. Nehe h & Mrs.
Sarah Fales, who died Xov. 1, 1803, in the 23 year of his age.
There is a balm for those who weep, AVhile the mouldering ashes sleep
A rest for weary Pilgrims found, Low in the Ground.
BADLAM. xiii, 18. Sacred to the memory of Miss Rebecca Badlam, oldest
daughter of Mr. Lemuel & Mrs. Lydia Badlam, who died Sept. 3, 1810. Aged
Heaven only lent her for a transient hour ;
And, to secure her from the ills to come,
Sent a bright cherub clothed with heavenly power,
Who bore his treasure to her native home.
SEARS, xiii, 19. Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Lydia Sears, widow of the
Rev. Freeman Sears of Xatk-k, and l)aug tr of Mr. Lemuel &Mrs. Lydia Badlam,
who died April 1st, 1814. Aged : years.
As oft we to thy early urn repair
This sweet reflection shall console the heart;
Thy form, thy virtues deep engraven there,
Heaven re-unites us never more to part.
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BADLAM. xiii, 20. In memory of Miss Polly Badlam, yonngest daug tr of
Mr. Lemuel & Mrs. Lydia Badlam, died March 2d, 1815, aged 27 yrs.
As oft we to thy early urn repair
This sweet reflection shall console the heart;
Thy form, thy virtues deep engraven there,
Heaven re-unites us never more to part.
BADLAM. xiii, 21. In memory of Mr. Lemuel Badlam, who died Dec. 1st,
1815. Aged 60.
BADLAM. xiii, 22. In memory of Mrs. Lydia Badlam, wife of Mr. Lemuel
Badlam, Died May 18, 1816. Aet. 59.
BULLARD. xiv, 1. Here Lyes interred y e Body of M r William Bullard, aged
73 years, 7 mon 8 & 22 days, who died Febry y e 9 th , 1746.
BULLARD. xiv, 2. Here Lyes interred y e Body of M re Elizabeth Bullard, y e
wife of M r William Bullard, aged 70 years, 1 month & 7 days: died Jan? 28 th , 1746.
BULLARD. xiv, 3. Here Lyes y* Body of M r William Bullard, jun r , who
died 19 th Sept., 1737, in y e 40 year of his Age.
AVERY. xiv, 4. Here Lyes buried y e Body of M r< Elizabeth Avery, widow
of Ensign Kobert Avery. She died Oct. y e 21", A. D. 1746, in y e 91 st year of her
AVERY. xiv, 5. Here lyes Buried y e Body of Kobert Avery, jun r , who Dec d
August y e 21 t , 1723, in y e 42 d year of his age.
AVERY. xiv, 6. Here lyes buried y e Body of Ensign Robert Avery, who
dec d Oct r y e 4, 1722, in y e 73 d year of His Age.
CROSBY, xiv, 7. Edmund Crosby died March 3, 1875, aged 70 yrs. Rachel
A., his wife, died July 9, 1859, aged 51 yrs.
METCALF. xiv, 8. Here lyes y e Body of Samuel Metcalf, son to M r Thomas
& M re . Sarah Metcalf, who died June, 1713, in y e 15 year of his Age.
METCALF. xiv, 9. Here lyes y c Body of Thomas Metcalf, aged 25 years.
Died December 28, 1726.
METCALF. xiv, 10. Jonat Metcalf, the son of Mr. Jonathan & Mrs.
Elizabeth Metcalf. He Died May 22, 1749. Aged 5 months.
METCALF. xiv, 11. Here lies the Body of Elias Metcalf, 8 th son & 13 th child
to M r John & M Mary Metcalf, died Jany 15 th , 1753, in y e 11 th year of his age.
METCALF. xiv, 12. Joseph, son of Joseph & Rebecca Metcalf, died Aug. 26,
1799, aged 4 years.
METCALF, xiv, 13. In memory of Capt. Reuben Metcalf, who died Aug. 13,
1842, aged 45 years. Hannah S. Metcalf died Feb. 15, 1881, aged 84 years.
Farewell conflicting joys and fears,
Where lights and shades alternate dwell,
A brighter, purer, scene appears,
Farewell, inconstant world farewell.
METCALF. xiv, 14. In memory of Augusta Lyman, daughter of Eeuben
and Hannah Metcalf, who died Dec. 3, 1838; aged 6 years & 8 months.
36 DSDHAM CEMETERY EPITAPHS.
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 and
Hannah Metcalf, who died March 29, 1S30, aged 5 years and 2 months.
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 Keuben and
Hannah Metcalf, who died June 3, 1838 ; aged 15 years.
Dear boy for him each sport is o'er,
He joins 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 y body of M r Thomas Metcalf. Died
September y e 22 d , 1704, in y e 34 year of his age.
METCALF. xiv, 18. Here lyes y c Body of Deacon Thomas Metcalf. Aged
73 years. Died Novemb' y c 10, 1702.
METCALF. xiv, 19. Here lyes Buried y Body of Mrs. Elizabeth Metcalf, y e
wife of Mr. Jonathan Metcalf, who died May y e 14, 1765, in y 45 th year of her
METCALF. xiv, 20. Here lies buried the body of John Metcalf, Esqr., who
departed this life Oct. y e th , A. I). 1749, in the 72 d year of his Age.
METCALFE. xiv, 21. Here lyes y c Body of M rs Katharine Metcalfe, second
daug r of M r John Metcalfe, Esq. She died June y e 12, 1746. Aged 24 years.
METCALFE. xiv, 22. Here lies y Body of M ri Sarah Metcalfe, dau r of John
Metcalfe, Esq r & Mr Grace, his wife, She died Sep'. 3' 1 , 1749, in y c 23 year of
MI.TCALFK. xiv, 23. Here lies y Body of M" Grace Metcalfe, J ar , Daur. of
John Metcalfe, Esq r & M" 1 Grace, his wife: She died Aug. 13 th , 1749, in y 17
year of Her Age.
METCALF. xiv, 24. In memory of Mr. Joseph Metcalf, who died Feb. 25,
1785: Aged 75 years. Also his wife Ruth, who died March 3d, 1803, aged 76 years.
METCALF. xiv, 25. Here lyes y c Body of Timothy Metcalf, 3' 1 sou of John
& Mehetabel Metcalf. Died August 14 th , 1727, in y -jo" 1 year of his age.
METCALF. xiv, 26. Here lies buried y Body of Deacon Jonathan Metcalf,
w'lo died May y 23', 1727, in y 77 th year of liis airc.
METCALF. xiv, 27. Joseph died Oct. 2(, 1857, aged 92 years, (I mos. 6 days.
His wife, Rebecca Metcalf, died Sep. 20, 1S4S, aged S4 yrs., 4 rnos.
TntNER. xiv, 28. Lavina R., wife of Francis Turner, died Sept. 7, 1852.
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Aet. 32. Francis E., son of Francis & Amelia B. Turner, died Nov. 5, 1885. Aet.
3 mos. 13 days. Also Amelia L., died Aug. 26, 1859. Aet. 10 mos.
AVERY. xiv, 29. William A very died March 18, 1686, aged 66. William
Avery died December 15, 1708, aged 62. William A very died A. D. 1756, aged 85.
William -A very died August 6, 1796, aged 80. Bethia, his wife, died December
25, 1793, aged 78. William died February 15, 1798, aged 55. Jonathan Avery
died February 11, 1833, aged 88. Jerusha, his wife, died March 25, 1822, 77.
William Avery died November 3, 1791, aged 21. Daniel Avery died Sept. 3, 1793,
aged 5. Lucy Avery died April 30, 1824, aged 39.
BOSWORTH, xiv, 30. Asaph, son of Asaph and Martha O. Bosworth, died
Jan. 12, 1835. Aet. 3 y's, 9 mo. & 12 days.
HOUGHTOX. xiv, 31. Charles L., son of Ephraim & Polly Houghton, died
Jan. 28, 1836. Aet. 3 yrs. 1 mo. & 18 ds.
See the lovely blooming flower. So our transient comforts fly,
Fade and wither in an hour; Pleasure only blooms to die.
RICHARDS, xiv, 32. In memory of Mrs. Rebecca Richards, wife to Mr.
Samuel Richards, daughter to Capt. Joshua & Mrs. Hannah Fisher, dec d May
ye 25th ? 1740. Aged 30 years, 5 months & 3 days.
HOUGHTOX. xiv, 33. E. Houghton, 17951879. P. Houghton, 18071872. C.
L. Houghton, 18321836. C. E. Houghton, 18381839. W"> Houghton, 17881868,
FISHER. Dix. xiv, 34. Paul Fisher died Oct. 23, 1846, aged 73 yrs. Lavina,
wife of Paul Fisher, died June 2, 1875, aged 92 yrs. 9 mos. Nathaniel Fisher
Dix died Sept. 15, 1845, aged 13 months.
Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.
MORRELL. xiv, 35. Eliakim Morrell died Aug. 13, 1824, aged 71 years. Ruth
Morrell died Sept. 8, 1824, aged 74 yrs. Isaac Morrell died Aug. 18, 1833, aged 10
weeks. Abner Morrell died June 30, 1840, aged 16 yrs, Nancy VV. Morrell died
Jan. 16, 1846, aged 18 years. Joseph Morrell died Sept. 7, 1867, aged 77 yrs.
Nancy Morrell died June 3, 1876, aged 80 years.
SOUTHWORTH. xiv, 36. In memory of Mrs. Hannah Southworth. Obt.
Nov. 2, 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 th Nov., 1802.
Aged 56 years.
Death is a Debt to Nature due,
I have paid it & so must you.
DUXTIX. xiv, 38. In memory of Mrs. Ruth Duntin, who died 19 May, 1802.
Aet. 77 years.
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 died Nov. 17, 1801, aged 2 years and 9
months. George died Dec. 2, 1801, aged 11 months & 20 days.
FARRIXGTOX. xiv, 40. In memory of Mr. Stephen Farrington, who died
Aug. 13, 1831. Aet. 60.
FARRINGTOX. xiv, 41. William Farrington, son of Stephen & Mrs. Lucy
Farrington, who died Sept. 17, 1801, aged 1 year & 4 months.
38 DEDHAM CEMETERY EPITAPHS.
So fades the lovely blooming flower, So soon our transient comforts fly,
Frail Smiling solace of an hour, And pleasure only blooms to die.
FARRIXGTON. xiv, 42. In memory of Mrs. Lucy Farrington, who died Sept.
24, 1842. Aet. 73.
FARRIXGTON. xiv, 43. Aunt Charlotte (Charlotte Farrington), 17981878.
EDSOX. xiv, 44. In memory of Mr. Robert Edson, who died Feb. 11, 1841,
aged 51 years.
EDSON. xiv, 45. Infant son of Mr. Robert & Mrs. Esther G. Edson, born
and died Oct. 12, 1836.
BADLAM. xiv, 46. In memory of Mr. William Badlam, died July 22, 1818.
EDSOX. xiv, 47. In memory of Mrs. Betsey, wife of Mr. Robert Edson,
who died June 7, 1835, aged 51 years.
SMITH, xiv, 48. In memoiy of Mr. Daniel Smith, who died 6 Nov. 1802,
aged 56 years.
Death is a debt to nature due
That I have paid <fc so must you.
DAMOX. xiv, 49. Memory of Mr. John Damon, who died Nov. 3, 1792, in
the 62 d year of his age.
The sweet remembrance of the Just, A train of blessings for his heirs,
Like a green root, revives and bears When dying nature sleeps in dust.
Oxiox. xiv, 50. In memory of Mr. Joseph Onion, who died 6 Dec. 1792,
aged 37 years.
BICKFORD. xiv, 51. Willard T. Bickford, died Oct. 27, 1841. Aet. 19.
MUSCHE. xv, 1. Isabella Musche died July 24 th , 1875. Aged 4 months.
STROXG. xv, 2. Ann Eliza, dau. of John & Lydia Strong, died Apr. 20, 1842.
Aet. 1 year, 8 ms,
HIRSCII. xv, 3. In memory of Geo. S. Hirsch, died June 19, 1876. Aged 43
yrs., 8 mos.
ALLIX. ADAMS. BELCHER. DEXTER. HAVEN. BATES. LAMSON. 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 April 24, 1639. Died August 26,
1671. A man of signal worth Of unaffected piety, And great evenness of dis-
position. Prudent, 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). Successors of Mr. Allin gone to their rest before the erection
of this monument :
Rev. Willliam Adams, b. May 27, 1650. Grad. II. C. 1671. Ord. Dec. 3, 1673;
died Aug. 17, 1685.
Rev. Joseph Belcher b. 1671. Grad. If. C. 1690. Ord. Nov. 29, 1693; died
Ap 1 27, 1723.
Rev. Samuel Dexter, b. at Maiden Oct. 25, 1700. Grad. H. C. 1720; Ord.
May 6, 1724. died Jan. 29, 1755.
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Rev. Jason Haven, b. at Framingham, March 2, 1733. Grail. II. C. 1754.
Ord. Feb. 5, 1750. died May 17, 1803.
Rev. Joshua Bates, D. D. b. at Cohasset 20. March, 1776. Grad. H. C. 1800.
Ord. 10 March, 1803; left for the Presidency of Middlebury College, Vt. 20 th Feb.
1818; d. 14 Jan. 1854.
(South side). Church fathered Xov. 8, 10:58.
Rev. Alvan Lam.son, D. D. Born at We.stou Nov. 18, 1702. Grad. II. C.
1814. Ord. Oct. 28, 1818. Resigned Oct. 20, I860.- Died July 18, 1864.
(East side). Erected in 1854 by residents within the old territorial Parish.
A VERY, xv, 5. (Mary) Avery, aged 29 years, dec'd October y 11, 1681.
[A'off. This stone is broken, but the foot-stone has on it the name Mary Avery. C. S.]
AVERY. xv, 0. Here Lyes y e body of Deacon William Avery, aged 62 years.
Died December y< 15, 1708.
Fox. xv, 7. Thomas Fox, y e son of Jabez & Judeth Fox, aged about 18
years, died July y e 29, 1699.
TURXER. xv, 8. Ebenezer Turner died Aug. 5, 1858. Aged 73 yrs. 3 ms. 7
days. Sally, his wife, died Jan. 12, 1858. aged 71 years, 10 mos. 19 days. James
Turner died Feb. 12, 1825, aged 70 years. Jemima, his widow, died Sep. 14, 1856,
aged 99 years, 10 mos. 7 days. Danford Turner died June 14, 1802, aged 5 yrs. 7
mos. Joel Turner died Oct. 21, 1813, aged 31 years, 5 mos. 8 days.
CURTIS, xv, 9. Hannah, wife of E. H. Curtis, died Aug. 9, 1870, aged 46
years. 5 mos.
The Lord is my Shepard.
NOYES. CmmiNGS. xv, 10. Mary A. Noyes died June 7, 1842. Aet. 14
years. Polly Cummings Died Dec. 18, 1803, Aet. 83. Nancy G., wife of Otis
Noyes, died Sept. 16, 1874. Aet. 71 years. Otis Noyes died June 23, 1878. Aet.
DEAN, xv, 11. Louis E., son of \Y"> and A. Dean, died Jan. 8, 1809. Aet. 3
yrs. 4 mos. 24 days.
DKAN-. xv, 12. Joseph Dean, Jr , died Feb. 19, 1814. Aet. 39. Mrs. Hannah,
his wife, died Oct. 10, 1843. Aet. 07.
XOYKS. xv, 13. Hannah Noyes died Oct. 8, 1801, aged 1 year, 3 months.
Hannah Xoyes died Oct. 31, 1823. aged 18 years. Nathaniel Noyes died March 23,
1S29, aged 55 years. Catherine, wife of Nathaniel Noyes, died Jan. 13, 1859. aged
DEAX. xv, 14. M;iry Ann, daug' of Mr. Jo.siah and Mrs. Mary Dean, died
0^-t 18,1821. Aet. years.
.J. \CKSOX. xv, 15. Lucy, wife of M B. Jackson, died Oct. 7, 1850, aged 37
DEAN, xv, 10. Jo.siah Dean died Aug. 5, 1842, aged 04 years, 1 mo. 22 days.
Mary, wife of JosbUi Dean, di" I April 2), 1SH aged 73 y. 11 m. 15 d. Elizabeth
B. Dean d. Feb. 22, ISTT. agd 09 y. in. 8 d.
WOODS, xv, 17. Einnu'line Mary, wife of Charles Woods & dan of Seth &
Alice Sunnier, died Apr. !<;, !S4ii. Aet. 33.
Born by a new Celestial birth, For, Strangers into life we come;
Why should we grovel here on earth; And dying is hut going home.
40 DEDIIAM CEMETERY EPITAPHS.
SUMNER. xv, 18. Sacred to the memory of Mr. Seth Sumner, who died July
16, 1827, aged 53 years. Also Alice Sumner, who died April 12 th , 1828, aged 14
years. Eliza Sumner died Oct r 9 th , 1821. Aged 4 years.
Daughters of Mr. Seth Sumner & Alice his wife.
POLLARD, xv, 19. Sacred to the memory of Col. Jonathan Pollard, who de-
parted this life 12. Feb. 1802, in the 53 year of his age.
BITLLARD. xv, 20. Abba, wife of John Billiard, died Oct. 26, 1848. Aet. 87.
BULLARD. xv, 21, In memory of John Bullard, who died Jan r y 3, 1809, aged
BULLARD. xv, 22. In memory of Dea. Isaac Bullard, who died 18. June,
1808. Aet. 64.
If w r e 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 16 th
Nov. 1819. Aet. 75.
Hail glorious Gospel heavenly light whereby
We live with comfort and witli comfort die.
STONE, xvi, 1. In memory of Daniel Stone, who died Aug st 22 d , 1815. Aet.
24 years. Only son of Daniel & Sarah Stone.
Blessed are they who die in the Lord.
ALGER. JOHNSON. BUTRICK. POYEN. HARGRAVES. xvi, 2. Betsey E. Al-
ger, died Feb. 26, 1846, aged 37 years. Alfred Johnson, died April 19, 1860, aged
23 yrs. 3 mos. Mrs. Eliza Jane, wife of William H. Butrick, died at Haverhill,
Mass., May 31, 1861. Aged 27. years. Louis F. Poyen, Lieut. 1 st Batt. Mass.
Heavy Artillery, died Match 26, 1866, aged 28 years. Noel M. Johnson, died
May 15, 1871, aged 63 years. Annie L. Johnson, died Feb. 17, 1874, aged 18
years. Lucy A. Hargraves died Jan. 4, 1877, a. 1 year 21 days. Mrs. Lucy A.
Johnson, wife of Noel M. Johnson, died Sept. 3, 1887, aged 78 years 11 mo. & 7
RICHARDS, xvi, 3. Here lyes Buried y e body of M r . Nathaniel Richards,
aged 78 years, dec d February y e 15 th 1726-7.
FISHER, xvi, 4. Here Lyes y c body of M Margaret Fisher, dan r to M r
John and M re Mary Fisher, aged 25 years & 10 months. Dec d Feb'y y e 2 d 1735.
RICHARDS, xvi, 5. Here Lyes Buried the Body of Sarah Richards, wife to
Corn' Edward Richards, aged 43 years. Dec d Feb f y y c 22 d , 1732.
ELLIS, xvi, 6. Here Lyes y e Body of Ensign Joseph Ellis, aged about 55
years. Dec d Nov r y e 18 th , 1721.
WHITING, xvi, 7. Here Lyes y c Body of M r Timothy Whiting, died Dec r
ye 26' h , 1728, in y e 75 year of his age.
FISH, xvi, 8. Ebenezer Fish died July 8, 1845, aged 1 yr. 14 dys. Abbie B.
Fish, died Dec. 12, 1851. Aet. 1 yr. 1 mo. James F. Fish died Mar. 17, 1853.
Aet. 32 yrs. Frances M. Fish d. Dec. 2, 1880. Aet. 60 yrs. Susan Frances Fish
died May 12. 1836. Aet. 1 yr. 6 ms. Abbie Barnes Fish, died Jan. 1, 1837, aet. 1
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day. Ebenezer Fish died Ap. 19, 1837. Aet. 27 years. Saaah H. Fish died Jan.
13, 1848. Aet. 26 years. Eli Fish died Jan. 24, 1849. Aet. 65 yrs.
RICHARDS, xvi, 9. Thaddeus Richards, son to M r Edward and M rl Hannah
Eichards. Aged 5 years, 11 m & 5 D". Dec d May y c 22' 1 , 1747.
RICHARDS, xvi, 10. Here lies y e Body of Edward Richards, son of Lieut.
Edward Richards & Hannah, his wife, aged 12 years, 9 months & 7 days. Died
Jan r y 25, 1750-1.
SMITH, xvi, 11. Nathaniel Smith died Oct. 3, 1S61, aged 74 years. Betsey
Ford Smith died Dec. 12, 1843. aged 51 years. Two infant twin sisters, children
of N. & B. F. S., died Mch 30, 1822. James Foord, son of X. &. B. F. S., died
Jan . 29, 1826, aged 9 years.
SMITH, xiv, 12. In memory of Mrs. Nancy Smith, wife of Mr. Nathaniel
Smith, who died Sept. 25 th , 1814, in the 52 d year of her age.
SMITH, xvi, 13. In memory of Mr. Nath 1 Smith, who died March 3 (1 , 1813,
in the 55 th year of his age.
SMITH, xvi, 14. In memory of Miss Margaret, daughter of Nath 1 & Xancy
Smith, who died Dec. 26, 1817, aged 32.
SMITH, xvi, 15. In memory of Mr. William Smith, who died Dec r 2 d . 1811.
In his 58 th year.
WEATHERBEE. xvi, 16. In memory of Mr. Comfort Weatherbee, who died
Sept. 4, 1812. Aet. 48. Also Mrs. Rene, his wife, died Nov. 7, 1838. Aet. 63.