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Mehetabel Shaw Atwood
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1771
Abington
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1809
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Daughter of Daniel Shaw &
Rebecca Beal. She married
Capt. Thomas Atwood in Abington
in 1797. She was the first
wife of Thomas.

Vital Records of Plymouth Massachusetts
to the Year 1850
Book Two [p. 327]
The children of Capt. Thomas Atwood &
Mehitable his wife
1) Polly Shaw, born Jan. 27th 1800
2) children born at a birth
Nov. 4th 1803 lived 2 days only
3) Thomas born June 21st 1805
4) Darius born Nov. 15th 1808;
decd. Jan. 14th 1809
Mehittebul Atwood above named
decd. Jan. 14th 1809

Note: Darius' gravestone has
his date of death as Jan. 23, 1809. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Daniel Shaw (1739 - 1812)
  Rebeckah Beal Shaw (1737 - 1809)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Atwood (1769 - 1834)
 
 Children:
  Twin Daughters Atwood (1802 - 1802)*
  Darius Atwood (1808 - 1809)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Erected
to the Memory of
Mrs MEHETABEL Wife
of Capt. THOS ATWOOD,
who died Jan 14, 1809,
In the 38 year of her Age.
In early life, her feeble constitution
gave painful premonitions of her early
exit. She however, unexpectedly passed the
meridian of life, discharging, in a very
laudable manner, filial, parental & conjugal
duties. At length, the seeds of death were
planted in her vitals - she sickened, languished
and expired, in hopes of a blessed immortality.

Short is our longest day of life,
And soon its prospect ends;
Yet on that day's uncertain date
Eternity depends.
--------------------------------------------
Epitaphs from Burial Hill
by Bradford Kingman
Published 1892
Epitaph #950
 
Burial:
Burial Hill
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: L 86
 
Created by: Sandra Lennox
Record added: Mar 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87263238
Mehetabel <i>Shaw</i> Atwood
Added by: Sandra Lennox
 
Mehetabel <i>Shaw</i> Atwood
Added by: Sandra Lennox
 
Mehetabel <i>Shaw</i> Atwood
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Bruce
 
 
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