Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Deacon Thomas Crosby

This tombstone was photographed at the Old Burial Ground in Brewster, Massachusetts


HERE LYES Ye BODY
OF DEACON THOMAS
CROSBIE OF HARWICH
WHO DECd APRIL
ye 21st 1731
IN ye 69th YEAR
OF HIS LIFE


Deacon Thomas Crosby is my 7 x great grand uncle.  His parents, Reverend Thomas Crosby (1635 - 1702)  and Sarah, were my 8 x great grandparents.  Thomas was born 7 April 1663 in Eastham, Massachusetts, and died on 12 April 1731 in Harwich, Massachusetts.  He married Hannah Unknown.  He was elected deacon in Harwich on 25 March 1716. 

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Copyright 2012, Heather Wilkinson Rojo

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