Monday, December 6, 2010

Gravestone of the Day: Hannah Dodge

Hannah Dodge, 1773, Ipswich, MA
HERE lies Buried the
Body of Mrs.. HANNAH
DODGE, second amiable
Consort of CAPT: THOMAS
DODGE & 2d: Daugtr.. of Mr:
parted this Life Janr: 29th..
1773: In the 27th.. year
of her age.
Unblam'd through life lamanted in her end
A pleasant daughter, sister, wife, & friend.

1 comment:

Robert J. said...

A very fine William Park stone, perfectly preserved. That's one to use to illustrate the best of his style and his lettering skill especially.

The Dodges of Essex County all descend from William Dodge, who arrived in 1629 with the Salem party that came a bit earlier than Winthrop's Boston group.