Sunday, November 27, 2011

Martha Mobes, Marblehead, MA - 1723

This 1723 stone is unusual because of its abundant bouquet of flowers decorating the lunette.  I've never seen so many flowers on such an early stone.

Here lyeth ye body o[f]
Mrs Martha Mobes wife [of]
George Mobes & Da[ughter] 
to Capt. James & Mrs. Mar[?]
Calley who dy'd octo[ber]
ye 14th 1723 aged
21 years.
St. Michael's Cemetery, Marblehead, Massachusetts

Martha Calley and George Mob[e]s were married 11 December 1721 in Marblehead, MA.

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