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Subject: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] Inscriptions from The Old Burying Ground, Lynn,Mass. Part 4, p.15.
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 14:53:54 EDT
>From The Old Burying Ground, Lynn,
by John T. Moulton, Lynn, Massachusetts.
p.15 Part 4.
In Memory of Mrs. Mary, wife of John Berry, Who Died
September 11, 1834 AEt. 29.
In God she trusted, but in early bloom
Shrunk like a flower and hastened to the tomb,
Yet, as she faded, ripened for the skies,
And blooms unfading, now in Paradise.
Lydia, wife of Henry Berry, died November 19, 1851,
In Memory of George Henry, son of Mr. Henry & Mrs.
Who died May 10, 1833, AEt. 3 years.
His image 'tis to memory dear,
That clings around our hearts,
And makes us fondly linger here,
Unwilling to depart.
Here lies ye body of Captain Elisha Bennett.
Here lies ye body of Mrs. Dorothy Bennett, wife of
In Memory of Mr. Henry Benson, who died June 10, 1846, AEt.
Gently the passing spirit fled,
Sustained by grace divine;
Oh! may such grace on us be shed,
And make our end like thine.
In Memory of Mr. Solomon F. Beede, Who died April
9, 1843, AEt. 29 years and 8 months.
Friends nor physicians could not save,
This mortal body from the grave;
Nor can the grave confine him here,
When Christ shall call him to appear.
Juliet, daughter of Philo and Ruth M. Beverly, Died
September 8, 1852, AEt. 2 years & 10 months.
p.16 INSCRIPTIONS FROM THE OLD BURYING GROUND, LYNN,
by John T. Moulton of Lynn, Mass.
Mrs. Mary Rhodes, wife of James Bickford, died Feb.
Rest, gentle spirit, rest!
Angels thy friends; they home
The presence of the holy one.
In Memory of James Bickford, son of James Bickford,
December 23, 1822, AEt. 33.
O, do not weep, my holds are placed
On Christ, who died for all.
Thomas Allen, son of Thomas S. and Altezera Bickford,
August 4, 1848, aged 7 years and three months.
Maria Elizabeth, daughter of T. S. & A. Bickford,
Sept. 4, 1844, aged 16 months.
In Memory of Mr. Samuel Blake, who died August 2,
Mourners go home; and dry up your tears;
Love the Lord your few days;
He will soon call you here.
In Memory of Mrs. Lydia, wife of William H.
Who died May 11, 1843, AEt. 35 Years.
Here lyes buried ye body of Mr. Joseph Blaney, who
Jan. ye 16th, Anno Domi ni, 1727, in ye 57 year of his
Here lyes ye body of Mrs. Abigail Blaney, widow to
Joseph Blaney, who departed this life December ye 10th
Aged 95 & 11 months.
Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord.
Here lyes ye body of Mr. Jonathan Blaney, who
This life Sept. ye 8th, 1757, in ye 54th year of his age.
p.17 THE OLD BURYING GROUND, LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS.
In Memory of Anne Blaney, who died June 5, 1797,
Behold this grave, you that pass by;
As you are now, so once was I.
As I am now, so you must be.
Prepare for heaven and follow me.
In Memory of Mrs. Sarah Bowler, wife of Mr. David
Bowler, Jr., who died February 1, 1793, Aged 28
The sweet remembrance of the just,
Shall flourish when they sleep in dust.
Here lyes ye body of Martha Bowden, Dec'd Sept.
20th, 1719, in the 15th year of her age.
In Memory of two children of Nathan P. & Martha
Helen Maria, died March 28, 1839, AEt 14 days. Margaret L.
died Jan 20, 1845 AEt. 20 months.
God from on high beheld these flowers,
Too beauteous far, for earth's bleak air;
He took them to his own sweet bower,
To bloom in love forever there.
FATHER & MOTHER.
George Brackett died June 15, 1848, AEt. 63.
Eleanor Brackett died Sept. 19, 1857, AEt. 70.
In Memory of George P. Brackett,
Born March 18, 1812,
Died December 31, 1853.
"The good man never dies."
In Memory of John Humphries, son of Mr.
(the rest of inscription missing)
Mrs. Eleanor Brackett, who died March 30, 1831,
Aged 30, 1831, aged 3_ years & 9 mos.
Though death thy lovely form may blast,
And dust return to dust;
Yet thou'lt awake when all is past,
To dwell among the just.
Anne Augusta, daughter of Edwin & Mary B.
died February 28, 1847, aged 1 month.
Children of J. H. & L. A. Bradley:
Died Mar. 1, 1833,
Aged 21 months.
Died Feb 5, 1854,
Aged 4 days.
Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven.
In Memory of Abigail Bredeen, who died July 8,
1843, AEt. 70.
The Memory of the Just is Blessed.
In Memory of Ruth Bredeen, wife of John Bredeen,
Obt. Sept 28,
In Memory of Mary Ellen, only daughter of George H.
& Mary E.
Breed, who died March 6th, 1842, AEt. 6 mos. 18 days.
Oh death! How could'st thou seek our pleasant bower,
And steal from it our fairest, sweetest flower.
Here lyes the body of Ensign Joseph Breed, aged 55
Deceased November 25th, 1713.
Here lyes buried the body of Captain John Breed,
this life December 14th, Anno Dom, 1728, AEtatis 64.
To be continued Part 5 - p. 19.
Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth
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