Marcy Rider 1765

full stone tympanum

In Memory of
Mrs Marcy Rider
ye wife of Mr
Stephen Rider
She Died with ye Small
Pox Dece'mr 24th 1765 in
ye 49th Year of her Age

A life like winged head with curly hair and scallop collar carved on green slate. It most likely was carved by Nathaniel Hayward, William Cushman or Noah Cushman according to the Chatham Historical Society. It also is carved in the style of the Soule carvers.

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