The Willow

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IN MEMORY OF

ANN

consort of

MATIAS MOUNT

Died March 29th 1847;

Aged 69 years.

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The two examples of gravestones in this post display the willow by itself. In the example above, found in the Mount Cemetery, Little York, Washington County, Indiana, the willow fills the tympanum and is intricately carved, each individual willow branch detailed, along with the tree trunk.

The example below is an example found in the Freedom Cemetery, at Mitchell, Indiana, on a repaired soft white-marble tablet that is quite worn and weathered. Even still the detail carved into the branches of the willow in the medallion at the top of the tombstone is still visible.

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JAMES BOHANNON

DIED

April 11, 1857

Aged 46 Yr’s. 4 M’s.

21 D’s.

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