Category Archives: Epitaphs

Eroded Epitaph

CHARLES N. SHEPARD DIED Nov. 19. 1874. AE. 55 yrs. 11 mos. Passing strangers —-  —– not A place of fear and gloom We love to linger round this spot It is our father’s tomb. The Charles Shepard’s epitaph on … Continue reading

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A Son’s Epitaph

JOHN L. Son of Tobias & Mary ROBERTS DIED Oct. 10, 1861 AE. 16 yrs.; 4 ms. & 21 dys. Happy now no unrest With the Savior he is blest Safe from sorrow, pain and fear He is happier there than … Continue reading

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  ELIZABETH P. wife of CHAs. N. SHEPARD & dau. Of Col. Daniel Chase DIED Sept. 20, 1854. AE. 29 yrs. 9 days. She’s gone no more to greet you here Husband, brothers, and sisters dear But in that far … Continue reading

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Celestial Smile

JOHN F. ROBINSON DIED Jan. 20, 1876 AE 54 yrs. 9 mos.   Go to thy rest and while Thy absence we deplore, One thought our sorrow shall beguile For soon with a celestial smile We meet to part no … Continue reading

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Gone home! Gone home!

The tall columned monument in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Bangor, Maine, marks the graves of Carlton and Amelia Bragg.  The stained white marble gravestone is topped with a botonee cross characterized by trefoil at the end of each arm … Continue reading

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Eschew Grief

ENOCH H. LELAND DIED Feb. 25, 1877, AE 56 yrs. 7 mos. & 27 days Why lament the christian’s (sic) dying, Why indulge in tears and gloom, Calmly in his Lord relying, He has met the opening tomb.   Hark the … Continue reading

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The Saviour’s Book

SACRED to the memory CHARLES CHRIS’r KEPPLER who died April 18th 1839, aged 5 years. and ELIZA CATHERINE KEPPLER who died August 7th 1839 aged 18 months Son and daughter of Henry and Eliza Keppler. Weep not for us our … Continue reading

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