Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday ~ John Webster, Chester, New Hampshire

This tombstone was photographed at the Chester Village Cemetery, Chester, New Hampshire.

Memento mori
HERE lies buried the
Body of
John Webster Esqr
who departed this life,
Sept ye 16th 1784
Aged 70 years 1 month
and 7 days
He was a person much esteem'd
for his firmness and integrity both
in his Publick & Private situations
of life & died with a Resignation
which becometh a Christian.

Copyright 2013, Heather Wilkinson Rojo

1 comment:

  1. I've seen those tombstone angels many times before. I guess they are supposed to be a person with wings. They do creep me out a little.