Sunday, August 15, 2010

Seth Preston, Woodbury, CT - 1777

Fig. 1 - (c) 2010 Marian Pierre-Louis. All Rights Reserved

Sacred
to the Memory of
Seth Preston, who
died of the smallpox, April
the 26th AD 1777 in the 58th
Year of his Age.
His disconsolate children have
caused this monument to be
erected to an honored father
who is lost to them & to the
world, as a memorial of his
virtues & theirs affection.
Job 14th 10th Man dieth and was
teth away. yea man giveth up
the Ghost and where is he?

Fig. 2 - (c) 2010 Marian Pierre-Louis. All Rights Reserved

South Cemetery, Woodbury, Connecticut

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