|Mary Eaton, 1817, Haverhill, MA|
may this marble long remain,
the jut tribute of a huba(n)d's affection,
to the memory of
MRS. MARY EATON,
wife of FRANCIS EATON ESQ
who was hurried from this life by
the rapid ravages of a
on the 15 day of Feb. AD. 1817.
She left an excellent example in all
The various relations of Wife, Mother,
Sister, Daughter, Neighbor, Friend, and
See also: #74: Rested from the Hurry of Life.
Interesting formulaic use of "this marble" on a stone that looks slate to me. (Or is that an optical illusion?)
Nope, it's slate.
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