A variation on “Prepare for Death” epitaph

Trinity Churchyard Cemetery, New York

Trinity Churchyard Cemetery, New York

In memory of

Mary Ann

daughter of

Johan and Deborah M…

Who departed this life 11th

April 1816: aged 22 years.

My parents dear, who mourn and weep

Behold the grave where I sleep:

Prepare for death, for you must die

And be entomb’d as well as I.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Epitaphs. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s