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[Transcribed by Dale H. Cook]
440. Here lyes ye body of Keziah Bennet, who decead April ye 19th, 1745, in ye 20th year of her age.
441. In memory of Mr. Israel Keith, who died May 23d, 1748, in ye 30 year of his age.
442. In memory of Mrs. Hannah, ye wife of Ens. John Keith, who died March 4, 1766, in the 77th year of her age.
443. In memory of Ens. John Keith, who died June 11th, 1761, in the 73d year of his age. (Son of Rev. James Keith).
444. In memory of Mr. Jacob Lazell, who died July 25, 1751, in ye 23d year of his age.
445. Salmon Washburn, born Dec. 7, 1758, died July 3, 1829. (Son of Black Josiah. In St. Clair's defeat, Nov. 4, 1791, his dark complexion saved his life).
446. Deborah Washburn, born Dec. 7, 1805, died July 31, 1825.
447. Lucy Washburn, born June 23, 1801, died June 30, 1825.
448. Lewis, son of Mr. Salmon and Mrs. Hannah Washburn; he died July 23, 1800, in his 3 year.
The power of medicine cannot save
This destined victim from the grave.
449. In memory of Benjamin, son of Mr. Benjn Orcutt and Sarah, his wife, who was born Septr 1st, 1774, died Augt 21st, 1775.
450. In memory of Mr. Joseph Orcutt, who died March ye 25th, 1784, in ye 54th year of his age.
Great God, I own thy sentence just,
And feeble nature must decay;
I yield my body to the dust,
To mingle with my fellow clay.
451. In memory of Mrs. Deborah, wife of Mr. Joseph Orcutt; she died Dec. 5, 1805. æt. 73.
452. In memory of the Widow Deliverance Packard, wife of Capt. Abiel Packard, formerly wife of Capt. Joseph Washburn; she died Dec. 5th, 1790, aged 83.
This friend of Christ shall wake and rise;
Shall mount triumphant to the skies;
When bright the love, the grace divine,
This mortal shall in glory shine.
453. In memory of Capt. Joseph Washburn, who decd Decemr ye 12th, 1766, in ye 62d year of his age. (Owner of furnace on South Brook, and was father of Sylvanus Washburn, who, in 1760, fell from the belfrey, upon the east roof of the meeting house in the South Precinct, slid down the roof, feet foremost, and struck upon boards set slant-ways against the house. Not much injured, except breaking a thigh bone, and fully recovered).
454. Here lies Ezra E. W., son of Mr. Jeremiah Washburn, Junr; he died Oct. 5, 1804, æt. 3 years.
He cometh forth like a flower and is cut down.
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