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  John2 Samson's Settlement of His Own Estate 225

 

     Whole number of names inscribed on the gravestones in the ancient burial ground erected previous to the year 1860 is 935.   Of that number
1  died  in the 108th year of his age:
14 " between  ninety  and   one hundred  yrs. 
99 " "  eighty "  ninety "
122 " "  seventy "  eighty "
77 " "  sixty "  seventy "
66 " "  fifty "  sixty "
63 " "  forty "  fifty "
92 " "  thirty "  forty "
108 " "  twenty "  thirty "
54 " "  ten "  twenty "
236 " under ten years of age.
3  names with ages illegible.
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935

(Signed)   T. B. Drew   Dec. 1859.

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