Friday, May 28, 2010

Gravestone of the Day: Mary Lyon

Mary Lyon, 1760, Cambridge, MA

Here lyes Interr'd ye Body
of Mrs MARY LYON, in her
first Marriage Consort to Mr 
survived more than 50 Years, &
Expired March ye 2d 1760 in ye 84th
Year of Her Age: not Impatient
of Life, but Satisfied with it:
Her Children rise up & call her blessed

A bit of Mary's history can be gleaned from this genealogy of her first husband's family:

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