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Subject: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] Tombstone Inscriptions from the Old BuryingGround, Lynn. Part 38 - p.101
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 15:26:11 EDT
Tombstone Inscriptions from the Old Burying Ground,
by John T. Mounton.
In Memory of Mr. Ezra Rhodes, who died April
26, 1846, AEt. 83.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the
Children of God.
In Memory of Mary, wife of Ezra Rhodes, who died June 30,
1848, AEt. 74.
Asleep in Jesus! O how sweet
To be for such a slumber meet,
With holy confidence to sing,
That death has lost his venomed sting.
In Memory of Mrs. Mary Rhodes, widow of Deacon Ephraim
Rhodes, Obt. September 23, 1798, AEt. 76.
Happy soul, thy days are ended,
All thy mourning days below,
Go, by angel guards attended,
To the sight of Jesus, go.
In Memory of Mr. Thomas Rhodes, who died February 9,
1838, AEt. 90.
In Memory of Mrs. Anna, wife of Mr. Thomas Rhodes, who
Died September 22, 1815, AEt. 61.
In Memory of Miss Anna, daughter of Mr. Thomas and Mrs.
Anna Rhodes, who died July 10, 1818, AEt.33.
Sacred to the Memory of Mr. John Rhodes, who died June
5, 1813, AEt. 32.
Edward Rhodes, died July 23, 1865,
How precious is thy memory.
In Memory of Mrs. Sarah Rhodes, who died January 28,
1838, AEt. 81.
In Memory of Elizabeth T. Rhodes, who died September
17, 1817, aged 8 months.
The Old Burying Ground, Lynn, Massachusetts.
Mary Ann B. Rhodes, who died September 30, 1821, aged 1 year
and 10 months.
Children of Thomas & Ruth Rhodes.
Lovely babes, your days are ended,
All your mourning days below,
Go, by Angel guards attended,
To the sight of Jesus - go.
Sacred to the Memory of a much beloved and affectionate
Child, Elizabeth T., daughter of Thomas and Ruth
Rhodes, who died November 1, 1812; AEt. 1 year, 11
And is our lovely daughter fled,
No more with us to dwell?
As the fair lily droops her head,
Thus all our pleasures fell.
In Memory of Ezra Rhodes, 3rd, who died November 4,
1832, AEt. 29.
Blessed are the dead, who died in the Lord.
Sacred to the Memory of Persis Isabella, daughter of
Trevett & Eliza Rhodes, died August 13, 1838, aged 15
Months and 28 days.
Miss Harriet Rhodes, died October 18, 1846, aged 24
Lovely in life, beautiful in death.
Here lyes buried ye body of Captain John Richards,
Departed this life October ye 7th, Anno Domini, 1733,
Aged 56 Years.
Here lyes ye body of Mrs. Lydia Richards, wife of Mr.
John Richards, who died October 13, 1753, in
ye 40th year of her age.
To be continued p.103 - Part 39.
Transcribed by Janice FarnsworthP
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