Joseph Nye 1775

full stone tympanum

Here is deposited the Remains
of Mr Joseph Nye
Died June 24 1775
in the 81 Year
of his Age

Here lies deposited his remains
He was beloved by his acquaintances
for his many amiable virtues. He
is lamented by those who in him
have lost an example of meekness
and unaffected piety. The righteous
are taken from the evil to come.

The gravestone displays a winged head in the style of the Soule carvers of Plymouth.

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