Sunday, December 5, 2010

Gravestone of the Day: Zibeah Sweat

Zibeah Sweat, 1791, Wellfleet, MA
In Memory of
Miss Zibeah Sweat,
who Died
June 27th 1791. in
the 28th Year of her

Another obscure name from the Bible — Zibiah was the mother of King Joash. Zibeah Sweat's mother, Zibah, is buried nearby. The divergent spellings make me wonder how the family pronounced this name.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A nice surprise, finding a relative here. :)