Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Anderson, Windham, NH

These gravestones were photographed at the Cemetery on the Plains, 
in Windham, New Hampshire. 

from page 312 of The History of Windham, by Leonard A. Morrison,

"James4 [Anderson] (John3, Samuel2, James1), b. Dec. 26, 1786.  Jan. 1, 1808, his father deeded him 113 acres of land, upon which he built his building, and there he spent his life.  H was the first occupant, and the farm is now in possession of Sherburne B. Farmer; was a captain in the militia; he was a large, well-proportioned man, and lived to a good old age; rarely if ever had a sick day.  He m. Nancy, dau. of Samuel Anderson, of Londonderry [his first cousin].  He d. suddenly, July 13, 1875, ae. 88 yrs, 6 mos. 18 days; she d. May 7, 1873, ae. 78 yrs. 4 mos. 20 days."

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