Sunday, April 20, 2014

John Moran - Swan Point

John Edward Moran
November 28, 1812
September 13, 1997
"Yet tho thy smile
Be lost to sight
To memory thou art dear"
George Linley

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Truman family - removed from Johnston

According to the face of this memorial this part of the Truman family was removed from their burial ground in Johnston, RI.

Thomas Truman M.D.
son of Jonathan
Born May 17, 1752 Died July 17, 1786

Sarah Jenckes 
his wife
Died July 1, 1785          

Their children died
Sept. 25, 1789 Aged 8 years         

Feb. 19,  1795, aged 20 years

Sarah Richmond 
July 14, 1862, in her 78th year 


Jonathan Truman Born in New London, Conn.
Aug. 25, 1720, Died Feb. 17, 1802

Abigail Pearce
his wife
Born on Prudence Island
Feb. 25, 1723, Died Feb. 17, 1789    

Their daughter
Born April 24, 1766
Died Aug. 18, 1807

[3rd SIDE]

Nathan Truman,
son of Jonathan,
Born May 7, 1767, Died Sept. 20, 1818


Removed from the family ground in Johnson, Aug. 1881


Sunday, April 6, 2014

Anchor monument- Swan Point

I'm unclear as to the point of this monument/memorial. This is positioned in a large open space and there is inscription. Maybe you know what the story is here?

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Old Bellingham Cemetery - Bellingham, MA

Genl Eliakem Adams 
Died No. 30, 1808 
Aged 51 years 
Bathsheba Adams 
wife of Eliakem Adams 
Died Aug. 24, 1800 
Aged 41 years 
[side 2] 
Metcalf Adams 
son of Genl Eliakem Adams 
Died May 4, 1862 
Aged 67 years 
 [side 3] 
Hamblet Barber Jr. 
Died July 1870 in the 86th year of his age 
Bathsheba Barber 
Died Feb. 7, 1866 in the 80th year of her age
built by Daniel Penniman, John allen, and Stephen Metcalf

The Smith family: Julia, wife of Peteliah and their children Augustus, Catherine and Warren

Mrs. Roxanna Cook
wife of Abijah Cook
who died June 7, 1842
aged 59 years
Thus God’s decree that she should leave
This world of sin and paine:
Then let our consolation be
Our loss will be her gain

Abijah Cook
Died May 14, 1869, aged 84 years, 7 moths and 20 days
"He has left us"

Mrs. Hopestill, 1768