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
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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
A good and mostly well-preserved early-settler tombstone. It would have been erected in 1825 when Matthew died, to judge by the fact that the inscription seems to have been made all at once. 78 more words