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Abigail AGE HERE LYES April 19 bapt Bay Colony Records Benjamin Brown Beverly born in Newbury born in Salem Boston Brown married Brown of Ipswich Brown of Salem Brown published BURIED THE BODY Capt Children church conveyed court Danvers dated DECD deceased departed deposed died March Edward Essex county Essex Registry estate was appraised giue Gloucester Haverhill Henry Jacob Brown James Brown John Brown Jonathan Joseph Brown June June 28 leaf LIES Ye lived in Lynn lived in Marblehead lived in Newbury lived in Salem Lydia LYES BURIED LYES Ye BODY Marblehead March 13 March 28 mariner married Miss married Sarah Massachusetts Bay Colony meadow Memory merchant Moses Newburyport pounds priv Rebecca Registry of Deeds Richard Robert Rowley Salisbury Samuel Brown Sarah Brown Sept Smith Sworn tized town records Wenham widow wife William Brown Witnesses yeoman
Page 73 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord ; for they rest from their labours ; and their works do follow them, Rev.
Page 69 - WHY do we mourn departing friends, Or shake at death's alarms ? "Tis but the voice that Jesus sends To call them to his arms.
Page 82 - They need No statue nor inscription to reveal Their greatness. It is round them ; and the joy With which their children tread the hallowed ground That holds their venerated bones, the peace That smiles on all they fought for, and the wealth That clothes the land they rescued, — these, though mute, As feeling ever is when deepest, — these Are monuments more lasting than the fanes Reared to the kings and demigods of old.
Page 82 - HERE rest the great and good — here they repose After their generous toil. A sacred band, They take their sleep together, while the year Comes with its early flowers to deck their graves. And gathers them again, as Winter frowns. ' Theirs is no vulgar sepulchre ; green sods Are all their monument ; and yet it tells A nobler history than pillared piles, Or the eternal pyramids. They need No statue nor inscription to reveal Their...
Page 82 - A nobler history, than pillar'd piles, Or the eternal pyramids. They need No statue nor inscription to reveal Their greatness. It is round them, and the joy With which their children tread the hallowed ground That holds their venerated bones, the peace That smiles...
Page 70 - Tis God that lifts our comforts high, Or sinks them in the grave ; He gives, and, blessed be his name ! He takes but what he gave.
Page 133 - Sept. 6, 1638, he conveyed to Emanuel Downing of Salem, esquire, " the two ponds and so much high ground about the ponds as is needful to keepe the duck coye private from the disturbance of plowmen heardsmen or others passing by that way wch he may enclose so as he take in above fifty acres of the upland round aboute the same."t Mr.
Page 86 - In the Name of God, Amen. The three and twentieth day of March in the Year of our Lord God after the computation of the Church of England 1619, &c.