Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday - Gregg Family

These gravestones were found at Forest Hill Cemetery, East Derry, New Hampshire.  Two of the stones are newer than most of the stones around them, but they are in terrible condition.  Both are broken, and the stone of Mrs. Martha Gregg is missing the top.   The other stones are in good condition. 

HON.
DAVID A. GREGG
DIED
May 16, 1866
AEt. 78 yrs
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Faith, Hope and Charity
Loved to the Better Land
When the Spirit, whispers
"All is well."

[missing]
Wife of
DAVID A. GREGG
Born at  Northfield, NH
Died at Exeter, NH
Feb. 9, 1843
AEt. 45 yrs
SACRED
To the memory of
LYDIA SULLIVAN
wife of
DAVID A. GREGG,
Born at Exeter, NH
Oct. 4, 1806
Died in this Town
June 2, 1849
AEt 42 yrs & 8 Mos.
CHARLOTTE E.
dau. of
D.A. and C. B. Gregg
died
Feb. 16 1859
Aged 4 yrs
Affectionately
to the memory of
GEORGE SULLIVAN
EDWARD IRVING
Twin children of
DAVID A. AND LYDIA S.
GREGG
who died the 28th and 19th
of September 1854

David A. Gregg had three wives, Martha Hunt Allen, Charlotte Butler and Lydia Sullivan.   From the death date, the broken wife's stone must be Martha Hunt (Allen) Gregg.    The twin boys were six years old and died within 9 days of each other.

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Copyright 2012, Heather Wilkinson Rojo

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