Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday ~ John Stone, died 1754 Beverly, Massachusetts

This tombstone was photographed at the Abbott Hale Cemetery in Beverly, Massachusetts

Here lies buried ye Body of
who Departed this Life
Dec'mber the 27th
In the 27th Year
Of his Age.

John Stone was born in Beverly on 8 September 1728, the son of Robert Stone and Elizabeth Elliott.  He married Hannah Rea on 18 February 1752 in Beverly, and died about two years later on 27 December 1754.  He was only 27 years old, and left his widow pregnant with a child.  John Stone, Jr. was born 1 April 1755 in Beverly.

Hannah remarried on 2 November 1758 to John Lovitt.

John Stone is my 3rd cousin 7 generations removed.  John's great grandfather, John Stone (1630 - 1691) is the brother of my 8th great grandfather, Nathaniel Stone (about 1632 - 1718) who married Remember Corning.


Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~ John Stone, died 1754 Beverly, Massachusetts", Nutfield Genealogy, posted July 31, 2018, ( https://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2018/07/tombstone-tuesday-john-stone-died-1754.html: accessed [access date]).

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