Thomas Killburn - 1794

headstone tympanum

In Memory of
Mr Thomas Killburn
who died August 4th 1794
in the 76th Year of
his Age

Stop here my Friend and cast an eye
As you are now so once was I
As I am now so you must be
Prepare for Death and follow me.

The gravestone displays a round skull with irregular shaped eyes and no mouth mark. There are similar stones in nearby Wellfleet including Zibeah Sweat (1791), Rebecca Sweat (1791), John Young (1786) and Jerusha Young (1792).

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