Betsy Knowles 1805

headstone & footstone tympanum

Sacred to the Memory of
Wife of Henry Knowles
& Daughter of Samuel
& Molly Doane of Chatham.
She died Feb'ry 10th 1805
five days after lying in with
her third child
In the 32d Year of her Age

Weeping friends though death did round me fly
... not a shaft did hit
The God of love saw fit.

Mrs Betsy Knowles

The left photo shows the headstone with the footstone in the background.

LOCATION - No. SE 6 on EHS 1976 survey map
MATERIAL - slate
HEADSTONE - 21" W, 29" H, 1" D
FOOTSTONE - 13" W, 18" H, 1" D
CONDITION - headstone delamination
COMMENTS - Headstone cleaned, bonded and reset in 2000. Footstone aligned and reset June 2007. Headstone and footstone cleaned June 2009.

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