23 August 2011

A Mother and Her 2 Sons Perish in 1888 (Tombstones Tuesday)

In Memory Of
Mary Moore
Wife of Dr. John R. Moore
Born July 31, 1823
Died May 19, 1888
She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

In Memory Of
Jon Victor Worth Moore
Son of Dr. John R. & Mary Moore
Born Aug 20, 1866
Died May 17, 1888

In Memory Of
Andrew Liston Moore
Son of Dr. John R. & Mary Moore
Born April 30, 1843,
Died June 30, 1888
He was a member of the Presbyterian Church
a true Christian, a more kind harted man
never lived, would do any thing in his power
for a friend.
Asleep in Jesus.

All are resting in Lawrenceville Historic Cemetery at Gwinnett County, Georgia. The father, John R. Moore, M.D. (1812-1884), and sister Mary E. Moore (1846-1875) are also nearby.

All photos © 2010/1 S. Lincecum.

2 comments:

mystressladybug said...

do you have any idea what happened to them? they died so close together.

S. Lincecum said...

Unfortunately, no. I did a simple search in newspaper archives I have access to online, but nothing came up. (Sorry for the late reply!)

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