Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tombstone Tuesday ~ John Bell, and relatives, circa 1783, Bedford, New Hampshire

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

Memento mori

Here lies the Body of Mr.
John Bell Juner
Born Sept. ye 9th 1760
and died Octr. 16th 1783
Likewise a twin Brother Named
Isaac Born Sept. 9th 1760
and died Sept. 8th 1763
Also a Daughter of the
above Named John Bell
who died Octr. 28th 1783
Aged 17 months & 10 days.

You can see the tombstone of John and Isaac Bell's seven siblings here:
https://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2015/08/tombstone-tuesday-one-stone-for-seven.html   It is interesting to note that little 3 year old Isaac Bell is listed on both tombstones!


Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~  John Bell, and relatives, circa 1783, Bedford, New Hampshire", Nutfield Genealogy, posted November 1, 2016, ( http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2016/11/tombstone-tuesday-john-bell-and.html: accessed [access date]). 

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