Apphiah Gross 1774

full stone tympanum

Here Lyes the Body
of Mrs Apphiah Gross
wife of Samuel Gross
who Died August 4th
1774 in the 27th Year
of her Age

As you are now so was i once
& as i am so must you be
Remember Christ & follow me

The gravestone displays a skull with a unique mask like border. It is carved in the style of James Ford of Salem. See Joshua Dyer (1774) for another gravestone most likely by the same carver.

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