BODY OF SARAH
26 AN DOM 1711-12
BEING IN HEAR
Sarah Treat, daughter of Richard Treat and Sarah Coleman, was born June 8, 1664 in Wethersfield, and died January 6, 1711/12 in Wethersfield. She was the first wife of Capt. Ephraim Goodrich, married in Wethersfield on 20 May 1684. They had seven children: Richard, Thomas, Ephraim, Gideon, Sarah, William and David. He married second to Jerusha Treat, widow of Capt. Thomas Welles.
I sometimes see double dating used in vital records or town records, but not often do I see double dating on gravestones. Click HERE for an explanation of why double dating was used before 1752.
Another example of the old style calendar on a gravestone in Portsmouth, New Hampshire can be seen HERE.
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Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~ Sarah (Treat) Goodrich, died 1711/12 in Wethersfield, Connecticut", Nutfield Genealogy, posted June 28, 2016, ( http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2016/06/tombstone-tuesday-sarah-treat-goodrich.html: accessed [access date]).