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Epitaphs from the Lower Biddeford Burying Ground

Source: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 2 (Oct. 1848).

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LOWER BIDDEFORD BURYING-GROUND.

Here lies the body of Mrs. Mary Hill, the loving wife of Jeremiah Hill Esq. who died the 19th 1767 in the 39th year of her age.

Here lyes ye body of Mrs Mary Hill wife to Mr. Benjamin Hill Junr. aged 25 years, died Jany ye 17. 1733.

[blank] the [blank] buried [blank]
Mr. [blank] White
died in [blank] 25 year of his [blank]

Here lies the body of Mr Thomas Gillpatrick who departed this life Oct. 24. 1726 in th[e] 88th year of his age.

Here lies the body of Mrs. Ann Hill wife to Benjamin Hill, died Feb. 29, 1759 in the 41 year of her age.

Here lies the body of Capt. John Davis aged 64 years & 8 days, died May 12. 1752.

In memory of Mary the loving consort of Capt. Phillip Goldthwait who died Sep. 27. AD. 1760 aged 24 years.

[blank] Mrs. Rebecca Thomson. [blank]

Here lies the body of Mrs. Abigail, consort of Hon. Rishworth Jordan died Oct. 25. 1794 æt. 74.

Here lies the body of Hon. Rishworth Jordan son of Capt. S. Jordan, died April 18. 1808. æ. 89.

Here lies the body of Captain Samuel Jordan dec'd Dec. 20. 1748 Æt. 58.

Here lies the body of Mrs. Jane, wife of Mr. William Shannon & daur. of Hon. Rishworth Jordan—died April 20. 1822 Æt 67.