Thomas Sturgis 1763

headstone tympanum headstone

Here lies Interred the Body of
who departed this Life
Dec'r 18th 1763
in the 78th Year of his Age

In the firm Belief of a glorious
Resurrection. Mark the perfect
man, behold the upright for
the end of that man is peace

The gravestone displays a wingless skull in profile with large crossed bones behind the skull. The gravestone is signed by carver Henry Emmes of Boston.

The bottom photo was supplied by Cynthia Moore August 2008. The condition of the stone has deteriorated in the last 10 years.

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