Memorial for a Mother and Infant

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, New York

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, New York

HERE lies the BODY of

AMY REQUA wife of

Stephen Van Wart with

Her Infant by her side:

She died Feb,y 22 : 1804 .

Aged 19 Years & 16 Days.

The golden bowl by death is broke

The pitchers broke in twain

The cistern wheel has felt the stroke

The pleasant Child is Slain :

The winding sheet doth bind it’s limbs

The Coffin holds it fast

To day tis seen by all it’s friends

But this must be the last .

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