Monday, June 29, 2009

Mary Harvey and Her Child

In Memory of
Mary, the Wife of
Simeon Harvey
Who Departed this
Decemb,r 10th
1785 in 39th year of
Her age. on her left
Arm Lieth the Infant
Wich was still
Mary Harvey was already the mother of nine children in 1785. She died in childbirth with her tenth.

Her gravestone was carved by Solomon Ashley.
Mary Harvey
Deerfield, MA

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for posting this! I used to teach history in Deerfield and would bring students down to the graveyard. Now I teach in Seattle so it was great to track down this hauntingly sad gravestone.