[Transcribed by Arthur Richardson]
No mortal woes can reach the peaceful sleeper here.
11. Filial affection to a kind parent inscribes this monumental stone. Sacred to the memory of Josiah Fobes, who died Sept. 14, 1794, aged 78.
12. In memory of Freelove, widow of Josiah Fobes; she died April 19, 1811, in her 93d year.
13. No inscription.
14. Dea. Ezra Fobes, born Dec. 31, 1785, died Oct. 12, 1872.
15. Hannah Bassett, wife of Dea. Ezra Fobes, born July 15, 1787, died Dec, 10, 1866.
16. Aretas Fobes, born Apr. 9, 1798, died Oct. 30, 1873.
17. Sacred and forever dear shall his memory be. Dea. Isaac Fobes, born Feb. 9, 1789, died June 21, 1855.
Then weep not for the loved one fled,
To realms more pure, a home more fair,
And call not the departed dead;
He lives, he loves, he waits you there.
18. Olive M., wife of Dea. Isaac Fobes, born Jan. 15, 1791, died June 19, 1874.
19. Here lies buried Mr. Samuel Keith, who died February ye 3d, 1759, in ye 82d year of his age.
20. In memory of Mrs. Bethia, wife of Mr. Samuel Keith, who died January the 8th, A. D. 1770, in the 87th year of her age.
21 and 22. No inscription.
23. In memory of Benjamin Keith, who died Dec. 24, 1843, æ 79 years.
24. In memory of Olive, wife of Benjamin Keith, who died Sept. 14, 1843, æ 72 years.
25. Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Lucy, wife of Mr. Benjamin Keith, who died Aug. 19, 1845, aged 43 years, 7 mos. and 1 day.
Kindly she watched the sick with silent tread,
To sooth the burning lips and aching head;
Meekly she shone in all the walks of life,
A lovely sister, mother, friend and wife.
26. Keziah P., wife of Benjamin Keith, born May 19, 1813, died Oct. 7, 1856.
She has bidden farewell to the shores of time;
She has gone from earth to a happier clime;
She has left her husband and the child of her love,
And joined the communion of spirits above.
27. In memory of Mr. Nehemiah Leach, who died May 17th, 1769, in the 60th year of his age.
28. In the memory of Mrs. Mercy, wife of Mr. Nehemiah Leach, who died January 27, 1775, in the 60th year of her age.
29. No inscription.
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