Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Mt. Auburn


Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Frank Coes- Worcester, MA

Side 1:

Sergeant Frank L. R. Coes
Co. A 25th Regt. Mass Vols.

Son of Loring & Harriet N. R. Coes
died Nov. 1872
ae. 35

[base:] Gum Swamp

Side 2:

Roanoke Island

Our cherished son Christ is your anchor
we trust in him to meet again

Side 3:

Fresh roses on your pillow
bright flowers on your breast
by a loving hand strewn o'er you
as peacefully you rest

Monday, September 19, 2011

Slater- Worcester, MA

In memory of four sons of
Capt. Peter and Mrs. Zilpah Slater,

Luther died Aug 21, 1796, aet. 3 years
John, died Sept. 10 1796, aet 4 years & 3 mon
James, died Sept. 30, 1796, aet 11 years & 5 mon
Israel, died July 26, 1806, aet 5 days

So fades the lovely blooming flower,
Frail smiling solace of an hour
So soon our transient comforts fly
And pleasures only bloom to die

In memory of Mrs. Zilpah Slater
wife of Capt. Peter Slater
who died July 18, 1818,
aged 53 years

How blest is our mother, bereft
Of all that could burden her mind!
How easy the soul that hath left
This wearisome body behind.

In memory of Capt. Peter Slater
who died October 13, 1831, aged 72 years

He was one of the number who
threw the Tea overboard in Boston
Harbour 1773 and afterwards
served in the Revolutionary war --
was a brave soldier, valuable citizen,
and an honest man.

Erected on the Slater lot, as a memorial to the members of the Boston Tea party

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011

Albee - Worcester, MA

Amos P. Albee
Jan 11, 1877
aged 65
He wears the crown, we bear the cross

Susan E.
wife of
Amos P. Albee
May 29, 1881
aged 64
Gone home to meet the loved ones

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Patience Borden - Old North in Providence

Patience Borden
commonly called Sterry
A free woman of colour, and
humble disciple of Jesus,
She gave to the first Baptist
Church in this Town,
of which she was a member,
230 dollars, as a fund for
the relief of the Poor of Colour
of that church;
She died
April 1st 1811,
in the 53rd year of
her age

Monday, September 5, 2011

Hannah Brown - Old North in Providence

This is stone is erected
to the memory of
Hannah Brown,
wife of the late
Capt. William Sanford
Brown, Senr.
Who died April 15, 1812,
In her 54th year.

Hail happy spirit while thy friends
A loss which ages never can restore,
Thy bright example wipes their tears
And points their passage to the
realms of day.

Sunday, September 4, 2011