Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday- More Allens from Martha's Vineyard

From the West Tisbury Burial Ground,
An assortment of women's graves- all surnamed Allen
In
Memory of
Miss MARY ALLEN
who died March 18, 1833.
Aged 62
Lord I commit my sould to thee,
Accept the sacred trust
Receive this nober part of me
And watch my sleeping dust

Mrs. CATHERINE
wife of
Joseph Allen
died
April 8, 1848
AE 77
You stand around the silent grave
You see...death
...... [the rest was buried]


HERE LYES BURIED
THE BODY OF
Mrs. ELIZABETH ALLEN
THE WIFE OF MJCHAH ALLEN
AGED 40 YEARS
DECd JULY ye 16th
1729

LUCY,
wife of
ICHABOD ALLEN,
DIED
Dec. 22, 1843
Aged 87 years
In Memory of
Miss DINAH, Daughter of
Mr. BENJAMIN & Mrs
ELEANOR ALLEN
who died Octr. 4th
1791
Aged 30 Years & 10 Months

Click here to see another post with photographs of more Allen gravestones from the West Tisbury Burial Ground on Martha's Vineyard:
http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2010/10/tombstone-tuesday-west-tisbury-burial.html

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Copyright 2010, Heather Wilkinson

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