Oakes Shaw 1807

table stone

Born at Bridgewater 1736
Graduated at Harvard College 1758
Ordained in this place 1760
Died 11 February 1807

Benevolence, affection & sincerety
characterized & endeared him
in all the relations of social life.
With unaffected piety & zeal
with unshakable constancy & fidelity
he discharged the various duties
of the pastoral office.
To perpetuate the remembrance
of his virtues & tallents
to prolong the influence of his character
& to testify their respect for his memory
this monument is gratefully erected
by a bereaved & affectionate

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