A tombstone for a young mother and her child. Elizabeth died at two months in 1839. Two months later her mother died as well. Did she die of the same disease? 78 more words
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Scientists used technology to identify the remains of four early residents of Jamestown, Va., the first permanent English settlement in what would become the United States. 330 more words
A simple rectangular stone is unusual in this era. This stone commemorates two Andrew Russels (note the spelling of the name). The first died in 1808 at six years old. 151 more words
Three different burials in the same family plot show us three different styles of early-settler tombstones.
Jacob Bell lived the longest of the three: he was buried in 1842. 243 more words
This triple tombstone, the only one of its kind from its era that Father Pitt has ever seen, remembers three Allison children who all died in January of 1836. 28 more words