In Memory of
MR. SAMUEL TREAT
Who Departed this
Life Febry 2nd 1756
In the 33rd year
of his Age.
The winged soul on this tombstone is missing a piece of his cheek.
Many of the red sandstone gravestones in this cemetery were broken
because the material is very soft and crumbly.
Samuel Treat was born 26 December 1723 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. He was the son of Samuel Treat and Sarah Wolcott. He married Jerusha Andrews and had five children - Sarah, Wolcott, Samuel, Jerusha and Martha. Samuel Treat was the great grandson of immigrant ancestors Richard Treat and Alice Gaylord.
Another Samuel Treat (1650 - 1717) was the grandson of settlers Richard Treat and Alice Gaylord. He married Elizabeth Mayo, my 8th great aunt. I descend from her sister, Mary Mayo who married Jonathan Bangs.
Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~ Samuel Treat, died 1756 in Wethersfield, Connecticut", Nutfield Genealogy, posted June 21, 2016, ( http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2016/06/tombstone-tuesday-samuel-treat-died.html: accessed [access date]).