I am mildly fascinated by the phenomenon of women who outlive their husbands by 50+ years and make sure to draw attention to it on their gravestones. See Rebecca Martin for an example. I don't know if it's sweet or Miss Havisham-y.
Abigail Virgin of Plymouth, MA was one of these long-term widows.
Capt. John Virgin
whose earth life
Feb. 13, 1880,
Aged 87 y'rs 7 mo's. 16 days
Blessed are the pure in heart.
Her husband, John Virgin, died in 1814 at the age of forty-seven. She was about twenty-one at the time.