Monday, November 9, 2009

Depated #12


I never tire of these. See #1-10 here and #11 here.


Jonathan Lawrance
d. 1775
Groton, MA

2 comments:

Heather Rojo said...

This must be a Boston area gravestone! I've seen evidence of dropped R's on gravestones and records in New England going back to the 1700s.

Caitlin GD Hopkins said...

Yep, it's in Groton, MA.

I have found 12 gravestones that have this delightful misspelling of "departed."

You may also enjoy these r-added stones.