Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Elizabeth Miltimor, died 1789, Londonderry, New Hampshire

This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in East Derry, New Hampshire

Memory of
Mrs. Elisabeth Miltimor
wife of
Mr. James Miltimor
who died
Aug. 9th 1789
in y 64th yr
of her age.

Elisabeth Aiken, born about 1725 in Northern Ireland, was the daughter of James Aiken.  She was the wife of James Miltimore, also of Northern Ireland.  They are both buried at Forest Hill Cemetery. They had seven children- William, Daniel, James, Janet, William, Jane and Elizabeth.

Their son, Rev. James Miltimore graduated Dartmouth College in 1774 and studied theology with his pastor, Reverend David MacGregor of Londonderry.  He was called to be the preacher at Stratham, New Hampshire in 1786, where he stayed for 22 years.  He went to preach at Belleville, Newbury (now Newburyport), Massachusetts from 1808 until 1831.

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