Portsmouth and Newcastle, New Hampshire Cemetery Inscriptions: Abstracts from Some Two Thousand of the Oldest Tombstones (Google eBook)

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privately printed, 1907 - Cemeteries - 44 pages
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Page 35 - TEACH me the measure of my days, Thou maker of my frame ; I would survey life's narrow space, And learn how frail I am. 2 A span is all that we can boast, An inch or two of time ; Man is but vanity and dust, In all his flower and prime.
Page 25 - ... church several years Erected by His great-grandson, Alfred Langdon Elwyn, 1890. Tablet North Church, Portsmouth : In Memoriam. Honourable John Langdon, LLD Born June 25, 1741. Died Sept. 18, 1819. Governor Langdon honoured by his presence the Masonic ceremonial at the laying of the corner-stone of this church, June 24, 1807. Of honest stock: courage and wisdom crowned The man who still good as he looked was found: Whom all its honours to his country bound, Best of the best in his New Hampshire...
Page 10 - Poewasing an Active and Intelligent Mind, much of her time was employed in Literary Pursuits, and her acquirements were manifold, with that Female Diffidence which made her conversation pleasing to Men of Science.
Page 19 - ... Hampshire home. Tablet St. John's Church, Portsmouth : In memory of the Hon. Elijah Hall, who died June 22, AD 1830, aged 84 years. As an officer of the Ranger, under Capt. J. Paul Jones; a Merchant; a Representative, Senator and Councillor of this State; as naval officer; member of this Church, and in his other relations, he sustained the character of a Patriot and an upright Man.
Page 36 - Jan." 10* 1825. Whatever virtues could command respect and insure attachment, were united in the character of this estimable man. Kind, liberal and humane, his good deeds have erected a monument to his name more lasting than marble, and now that he rests from his labors, his works do follow him.
Page 10 - Here rest the remains of Doctor JOSHUA BRACKETT, late president of the New Hampshire Medical Society, who, in...
Page 43 - WHIFFLE who departed this Life on the 28th day of November 1785, in the 55th Year of his Age. He was often elected and thrice attended the Continental Congress as Delegate for the State of New Hampshire, particularly in that memorable Year in which America declared itself independent of Great Britain. He was also at the Time of his decease a Judge of the Supreme Court of Judicature. In Him a firm & ardent Patriotism was united with universal benevolence and every social Virtue.
Page 43 - WILLIAM WHIPPLE who departed this Life on the 28th day of November 1785, in the 55th Year of his Age. He was often elected and thrice attended the Continental Congress as Delegate for the State of New Hampshire, particularly in that memorable Year in which America declared itself independent of Great Britain. He was also at the Time of his decease a Judge of the Supreme Court of Judicature. In Him a firm...
Page 10 - ... late president of the New Hampshire Medical Society, who, in the belief of the restoration of all things, calmly resigned his breath, July 17, AD 1802, in the 69th year of his age. Appointed by the state of New Hampshire, judge of the maritime court, and at the time she assumed her sovereign rights, he sustained the office with honor and integrity until the adoption of the Federal compact. He was in judgment sound, in friendship firm, in sentiment liberal, in benevolence unbounded.
Page 43 - University, which, for public and private reasons, he was unable to accept, and was at the time of his death a judge of the Supreme Court of Canada. MR. JUSTICE MACLAREN. .11 Iť:K MAC I. \KK.S, II. I'.

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