Ruth Gray 1761


Here lyes ye Body of
Mrs. RUTH GRAY, Dau'tr of
GRAY, Who died of ye
Small Pox March 23d 1761
in ye 21st Year of Her Age

The gravestone displays a winged head in the style of the Lamson carvers of Boston.

Gideon Gray Cemetery is a lost cemetery. The Town of Yarmouth is working to determine the exact location of the cemetery and to recover lost gravestones. Several vandalized gravestones were removed from the cemetery many years ago by individuals for safe keeping.

The Ruth Gray headstone was recently located. The stone is in three pieces with one small piece missing so restoration is possible. The major piece is shown above.

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