Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Gravestone of the Day: Samuel Young

Samuel Young, 1800, East Bridgewater, MA

Perpetuate the remembrance
Samuel Young,
son of Mr, Robert & Molley Young.
he died at sea Oct, 22d, 1800.
AEt, 23
of a wound received in his right
Breast in an action between the
Frigate Boston & the French Berceau.

Samuel Young was one of seven Americans killed when the USS Boston captured the French corvette Berceau in 1800. I do not know whether he is buried under his monument in East Bridgewater.

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