Thursday, September 16, 2010

Gravestone of the Day: Jonathan Blood

Jonathan Blood, 1763, Pepperell, MA
Memento mori
Here lies the Body of
Jonathan Blood the Son of
Deacon David and Mrs. Abigail
Blood, who receiv'd a Wound
by a Cart Wheels going over 
him at Concord July 19th. 1763
of which he died in a few Hours
in the 21st Year of his Age

This is just one of the many gravestones dedicated to people who were killed in cart accidents.

1 comment:

Peter Fisk said...

I like the "a Cart Wheels."