Monday, August 16, 2010

Gravestone of the Day: William Blood

William Blood, 1759, Pepperell, MA
His sorrowful Widow erects
this Stone to the Memory of
Mr. William Blood, who died
in the Service of his King
and Country in the Camp at
Crown Point Novbr 6th 1759
in the 48th Year
of his Age
From deaths arrest no Age is free

Here is another stone that names its purchaser and has a self-referential epitaph.

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