Monday, January 24, 2011

Gravestone of the Day: Abigail Sims

Abigail Sims, 1702, Little Compton, RI

Here lyeth ye
body of AbiGail
ye wife of Iohn
Sims & dauGhter
of Edward Rich
mond & Sarah his
wife dyed octobr
ye 4th in ye 19th
[year of her age]

Here is another stone with no year on it. I've said before that these stones make me think that they were erected soon after the death – certainly within a year, possibly within 3 months.

Abigail Richmond Sims died in 1702.

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