Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Gravestone of the Day: Ruth Conant

Ruth Conant, 1760, South Burying Ground, Concord, MA
Here Lies Buried
The Body of
Ruth Conant Dafter
of Mr Andrew &
Mrs Elisabeth Conant
Who Died March
ye 14 1760
In ye 15 year
of Her Age

1 comment:

Robert J. said...

A fine Worster stone. He's always my favorite.

I wonder what the temporal and geographical distribution of "dafter" as opposed to "daughter" is during the colonial period.