Anchored in the haven of Rest


Anchor’d in the haven of Rest

In Memory of


Lieu,t of Marines

On board the Continental

Ship Trumbull

Born in Groton

State of Connecticutt

August 31, 1751

Departed this Life in Boston

June 28, 1780 

The death’s head is the most common symbol in the Granary Burying Ground at Boston, Massachusetts.  There are some gravestones, however, that do have other symbols, such as the Jabez Smith Jr gravestone that depicts the ship on which he served.


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