12 December 2009

Today's Epitaph: Sleep on Dearest!

Sacred to the memory of
Mrs. S. C.
Wife of W. A. Stansell;
And daughter of N. and E. Passmore,
Born 14th Novr 1833
Died 12th March 1863
Aged 29 years, 3 months and 28 days.

Sleep on Dearest! sweetly beside thy infant babes,
On the resurrection morn thou and they
Shall rise again.
Angels guard they sleeping dust.
W. A. S.

This ledger marker is located at Waverly Hall Cemetery in Harris County, Georgia. The stone carver was "M. Gannon, Chn. S. C." Nearby is Mrs. Stansell's mother -

In memory of
Mrs. Elizabeth
Wife of Nathan Passmore
and daughter of John E. & A. Lester
Born Nov. 8th, 1809,
Died May 20th, 1869
Aged 59 years, 6 months & 12 days

Sweetly sleep Wife, Mother
Thy home is in Heaven, where thou
wilt taste the joys and pluck the ambrosial
fruits of Paradise.

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