Maine Genealogy Archives

Epitaphs from a Saco Burying Ground

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

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In Memory of Mr. Samuel Abbott, A. M., obt. May 8. 1792 Aged 32 years.

My flesh shall slumber in the ground
Till the last trumpet's joyful sound
Then burst the chains with sweet surprise
And in my saviour's image rise.
Here lies buried the body of Lieut. Samuel Scamons who died March ye 8th 1750 in the 45. year of his age.

Here lies ye body of Hannah Jordan daur of Mr. Tristram & Mrs. Hannah Jordan aged 3 years 1 Mo & 4 Ds. died Jany. 7. 1756.

Here lies the body of Mrs. Jane Gray. wife of Mr. Robert Gray—who died October 10. 1759 aged 69 years.

Inscribed to the Memory of Col. James Scamman who died 11 Oct. 1804 in the 64th year of his age.