Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Three James Voses, Bedford, New Hampshire

This tombstone was photographed at the Old Bedford Cemetery, in Bedford, New Hampshire


ERECTED
to the Memory of
Lieut. James Vose
who died
Oct. 5, 1808 in the
75 year of his age.
James who died Jan. 3.
1770 aged 10 months
James who died Sept. 27, 1775
in the 3 year of his age. 
children of James Vose
and Abigail his wife.


Lieutenant James Vose was born on 2 March 1735 in Milton, Massachusetts, and died on 5 October 1808 in Bedford, New Hampshire.  He married Abigail Richardson, who was born in Litchfield, New Hampshire.  They had eight children, including these two young sons both named James.

James Vose was the son of Lieutenant Robert Vose, born 25 October 1693 in Milton, Massachusetts, and died 20 April 1760 in Milton.  He married Abigail Sumner on 14 September 1721 in Milton, daughter of William Sumner and Hester Puffer.  His wife, Abigail Richardson is a great granddaughter of Ezekiel Richardson (1604 - 1647) and Susannah Bradford, early settlers at Woburn, Massachusetts. 

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Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~ Three James Voses, Bedford, New Hampshire", Nutfield Genealogy, posted August 11, 2015, ( http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2015/08/tombstone-tuesday-three-james-voses.html: accessed [access date]). 

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