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Gravestone Inscriptions from the Isles of Shoals

Source: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 57 (July 1903).

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GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS* AT THE ISLES OF SHOALS, TO THE YEAR 1850.
Communicated by Francis Henry Brown, M.D., of Boston.

Star Island.
In memory of | John Caswell, | born Dec. 24, 1765, | died Jan. 24, 1825 | Aged 60

In memory of | John Caswell, Jr. | who was born May 8, 1791, | and died August 30, 1822, | Aged 31.

John W. S. | Son of | Wm. & Catherine Caswell, | drowned June 10, 1840, | aged 7 years.

Judson P. | son of | Wm. & Catherine Caswell | died Aug. 24, 1839, | aged 9 years.

Lorenzo | son of William & Catherine Caswell | born Jan. 14, and | died the 28, 1826.

Louisa B. Caswell | born October 30, 1817 | died June 19. 1831.

Mary Caswell | consort of John Caswell, | died Aug. 15, 1837, | aged 70.

In memory of | Mary, wife of | Asa Caswell, Esq. | who died Nov. 12. 1834 : | Aged 26 yrs.

William Caswell | died | Nov. 2, 1836. | aged 43 years.

Eliza G. | wife of | William S. Randell, | died Sept. 14, 1836, | aged 40 years.

Im Memory of | the Rev. Josiah Stephens. | a faithful Instructor of | youth and pious | Minister of Jesus Christ. | Supported on this Island | by the Society for | propagating the Gospel. | who died July 2, 1804. | Aged 61 years.

Likewise of | Mrs. Susanah Stephens | his beloved wife | who died Dec. 7, 1810 | Aged 54 years.

Lydia L. | wife of | Moses Stevens, | Died May 4, 1850, | Aged 25 yrs. 6 mos.

Underneath | are | the Remains of the | Rev. John Tucke, A.M. | He graduated at Harvard | College A.D. 1723. was ordained | here July 26, 1723. | and died Aug. 12. 1773 : | Æt. 72 | He was affable and polite in his manner. | amiable in his disposition : | of great piety and integrity. | given to hospitality. | Diligent and faithful in his pastoral | office, well learned in History and | Geography as well as general | Science and a careful Phyfician | both to the Bodies | and the Souls of | his People. | Erected 1800 | In memory of | the Just.

Smutty Nose.
In | Memory of | Miss Elizabeth | Ham Haley, | departed this life | January 9th 1816 : | aged 26 years

Mrs. | Mary Haley | wife of | Samuel Haley Jun. | died Oct. 27, 1834. | Aged 68 yrs & 6 mos.

In memory of | Mr. Samuel Haley | who died | Febr. 7th. 1811 | Aged 84.

Capt. Samuel Haley | Died | Oct. 16, 1839 | Aged 79 yrs. 6 mos.

*Poetry is omitted.