Abigail Bacon 1781

headstone tympanum

In Memory of
Abigail Bacon daughter of
Mr Ebenezer Bacon &
Abigail Bacon she died
August 15th 1781
aged 7 weeks & 4 days

Happy babe who priviledged by fate
To shorter labors and a lighter weight
Received but yesterday ye gift of breath
Ordered tomorrow to return to death

The gravestone displays a winged skull.

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