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Subject: [GENMASSACHUSETTS] Tombstone Inscriptions - Old Burying Ground, Lynn,Mass. - Part 30 - p.84
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 20:55:09 EDT
>From The Old Burying Ground, Lynn, Massachusetts.
by John T. Moulton, Lynn, Massachusetts.
Mary Newhall, wife of John Nichols, died July 7th,
1863, aged 64 years and 9 months.
Farewell, departed one, farewell:
Though now our tears unbidden flow,
We hope at last with thee to dwell,
Beyond the reach of pain and woe.
Mary F. Nichols, wife of Charles Lakeman, Died
February 22, 1853, AEt. 26.
Loved one, sadly we are weeping,
Over the grave that now contains
Thy fair form so early fettered
With death's cold and icy chains.
Thou hast gone, and we no longer
Thy loved form on earth shall see;
But we hope soon to rejoin thee,
In a bright eternity.
In Memory of Mrs. Hannah, wife of Mr. Harris Nichols,
Who died December 7, 1838, AEt. 35.
Kind sister, thou hast left us,
To join thy friends above;
To dwell in peace with Jesus,
And feast upon his love.
She's left this world, her toils are over,
Free from all sorrow, grief and pain,
To you she will return no more,
But you shall meet with her again.
Here lyes buried the body of Doctor Jonathan
Who departed this life March 16th, 1782, in ye 31st
Year of his age.
Here lies buried the body of Mr. Zackeus Norwood,
Who departed this life February the 8th, 1756, aged
Here lies ye body of Mrs. Susanna Norwood, wife of
Zackeus Norwood. Died January 2d, 1746, in the 31st
Year of her age.
The Old Burying Ground, Lynn, Massachusetts.
Here lyeth ye body of Mrs. Mary, wife to Mr. Zackeus
Norwood, & the daughter of Captain John & Mrs. Mary
She died ye 6th of April, 1736, in the 28th year of her
I. H. S.
Michiel, son of Thomas & Bridget O'Bryan, died
22, 1850, Aged 1 year & 12 days.
John J. O'Donnovan, died July 19, 1854: AEt. 26.
O, you who tread this cold, cold sod,
Haste not away with footsteps light,
But pray that my poor soul may dwell,
Mid heavenly choirs of angels bright.
Requiescat in pace. Amen.
Erected by his wife, Catherine O'Donnovan.
In Memory of Mr. John Odiorne, who died February
22, 1842, AEt. 30.
Sleep on, dear husband, thou hast found,
A sweet release from pain;
Dear angels, bowing near the throne,
I must not mourn for thee.
In Memory of three children of Matthew &
Frederick, died Oct. 29, 1836, AEt. 10 days.
Ellen Lucinda, died Aug. 28, 1843, AEt. 8 mos.
Maria Ellis, died Dec. 30, 1843, AEt. 2 years &
Sleep precious babes, enjoy your rest,
Your early call God knoweth best;
His Will be done, our tears be dry,
We learn from him that all must die.
p.86 The Old Burying Ground, Lynn, Massachusetts.
In Memory of Mr. Isaac Orgin, who died May 29th, 1831, AEt.
Affliction sore long time I bore,
Physicians strove in vain,
Till God did please to give me ease,
And take away my pain.
In Memory of Mrs. Elizabeth, widow of Mr. Isaac Orgin,
Died October 13th, 1846, AEt. 81.
Dearest Mother, thou has left us,
Here thy loss we deeply feel;
But 'tis God that hath bereft us,
He can all our sorrows heal.
Yet again we hope to meet thee,
When the day of life is fled,
Then in Heaven with joy to greet thee,
Where no farewell tear is shed.
Fanny W., wife of George W. Otis, died September
1844, AEt. 29.
O weep not ye whom God hath left
To mourn a tie so early riven;
She sits, while ye are thus bereft
First of your household, safe in heaven.
In Memory of two children of Augustus & Ann Maria
Ann Maria, died June 27, 1834, AEt. 3 years & 1 month.
Nelson Augustus, died July 23, 1834, AEt. 6 wks & 1 day.
Oh! Weep not for us who so early have fled,
>From this world of sorrow and woe,
For safe to the bosom of Jesus we've sped,
Where trouble & grief never grow.
To be continued - p.87 - Part 31.
Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth.
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