Martha Holbrook 1775

headstone tympanum

Here lies buried ye Body of
Mrs Martha Holbrook ye wife
of Mr Ezekiel Holbrook & Da
ughter to Mr Daniel Mayo who
Died June ye 7th A D 1775 Aged
48 Years & 5 Months

Pray look at me as you pass by
As you are now so once was I
Here I lie buried in the Dust
Hoping to rise among the Just.

This gravestone has a life like winged head. The realistic face is carved in the style of William Coye of Plymouth. Coye was married to a sister of carver Lemuel Savery.

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