Friday, July 9, 2010

Gravestone of the Day: Jem Howard

Jem Howard, 1771, Newport, RI
In Memory of
Jem Howard
a Twin Brother of
Quam & Son of
Philis, died July
17th, 1771 in the 
9th. Year of his Age

1 comment:

Robert J. said...

In parallel with your exploration of slave gravestones have you ever come across any early Puritan-style gravestones for Indians? The Daniel Takawambeit stone in Natick is one example; do you know of others?