Marcy Freman 1736

headstone headstone & footstone footstone



This fieldstone headstone was found in a 1904 cemetery survey but it was not found in the 1976 survey. The headstone was found buried during cemetery restoration work in 2000. The left photo shows the headstone. The middle photo shows the headstone with footstone in the left background and the headstone of Bennet Paine (1716) in the right background. The right photo shows the footstone.

Genealogical sources indicate Marcy Freeman died November 5, 1736 in her 6th year. She died one month after her bother Barnabas died and she is buried next to him. She was the 9th of 12 children born to Deacon Samuel Freeman (1751) and his wife Mary (Paine) Freeman (1770) both buried in Cove. She was the grandchild of Bennet Paine (1716).

LOCATION - No. 32 on EHS survey map
MATERIAL - fieldstones
HEADSTONE - 8" W, 15" H, 3" D
FOOTSTONE - 5" W, 9" H, 4" D
CONDITION - lichen growth
COMMENTS - The headstone and footstone were cleaned and reset October 2000. Headstone and footstone cleaned October 2004. Headstone and footstone cleaned with D/2, treated with surface consolidant and reset October 2008.

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