|Death: ||Jul. 15, 1809|
3 faces across the top of the stone.
In memory of three unfortunate young maidens who were drowned in the south pond in this town , July 15, 1809 Charlotty Cannon aged 10, OrpahCannon aged 11, Daughters of Mr. Clark Cannon . Also Julian Sttatton aged 15, daughter of Mr. John and Mrs. Lucy Sttatton. when we were young and???
From the Independant Chronicle, Boston Mass. dated Monday, July 31, 1809
In Southwick, 15th, (drowned) 4 young ladies, 3 of them from 15-16 and one 11 yr. old. viz Julia, daughter of Mr. John Stratton , Jr; Mary only daughter of Lt. Rofwell Langdon; and Charlotte and Orpha , daughters of Mr. Clark Cannon, all of Southwick. They had assembled near a pond for the purpose of picking cherries, but finding them fearce, intered into a boat with a view to collect pond lilies; by some means they overlet the boat, and before assistance could be afforded, they all perished; their bodies, the next day, in separate coffins, were laid side by side in the same grave.
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Created by: Frances Cannon Hays
Record added: May 01, 2009
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