Monday, October 4, 2010

Barnabas Metcalf, Franklin, MA - 1799

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

In memory of
Mr. Barnabas Metcalf, 
who died November
ye 2nd 1799
in ye 80th Year
of his age.

A soul prepar'd needs no delay,
The summons comes the Saint obeys;
In faith he dy'd in dust he lies,
But faith forsees that dust shall rise.


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

Union Street Burying Ground, Franklin, Massachusetts

This stone was most likely carved by the Fisher/Farrington Shop.

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