Wednesday, April 22, 2009

101 Ways, Part 80: Translation to ye Temple Above

For a brief intro to the "101 Ways to Say 'Died'" series, click here.

Thanks to RJO for the tip on this gravestone in Waltham's Grove Hill Cemetery:
Here Lyes ye Remains of ye
Revnd. Mr. SAMUEL ANGIER. Descen
ded From ye Most Famous Dr. AMES
& Allied to yt Larned President & Divine
Mr. URIAN OAKES by Marring His Only
Daughtr. He was Maney Years ye Deli-
gent Pastor of ye Church of Christ in 
REHOBATH, Removed Thence to ye Pasto
ral Charge Of a Church in WATERTOW
Whare He Faithfully Managed that Trust
Till His Translation to ye Temple Above
Which was Janry. 21st 1718/19 AEtats. 65

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