Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Ira HIGHLANDS, died 1828, Windham, New Hampshire

This tombstone was photographed at the Cemetery on the Plain in Windham, New Hampshire.

Memory of IRA
son of John & Sarah
Highlands who died
April 8, 1828 aged
25 years 6 months
6 days

As you pass by, remember me
As you are now, so once was I
As I am now, so you must  be
Prepare for death and follow me. 

Transcribed from The History of Windham in New Hampshire, by Leonard Allison Morrison, 1883, page 584

1. John Hiland 1, m. Sarah Barnet, of Londonderry, and res. a while in Windham. Children: -
2.  John Barnet Hiland 2, b. Francestown, March 7, 1796; was a soldier from Windham in the 1812 - 15 war.
3.  Ira 2, b. Oct. 2, 1802; d. April 3, 1828, ae. 25 yrs 6 months, 6 days. Oct. 4, 1825, Samuel Davidson deeded his farm (now owned by Ambrose Richardson) to Ira Hiland."


Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~  Ira HIGHLANDS, died 1828, Windham, New Hampshire", Nutfield Genealogy, posted October 3, 2017, (https://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2017/10/tombstone-tuesday-ira-highlands-died.html: accessed [access date]).

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