Sacred to the Memory of Mr. Jared Bates (Today's Epitaph)
(From Lincoln, Maine - 1800)
Sacred to the Memory of Mr.
Jared Bates who Died Aug. the 6th
1800. His Widow aged 24 who mourns
as one who can be comforted lives
at 7 Elm Street this village
and possesses every qualification
for a good wife.