|Death: ||Mar. 31, 1791|
46yrs, wife of Henchman.
Her stone is one of the few seen today that shows the price paid for the gravestone!
IN MEMORY OF
Mrs. Lydia Bennitt the wife
of Mr. Henchman Bennitt
who died March 31st 1791, in
the 46th year of her age.
All you that read with little care,
Who walk away and leave me here;
Should not forget that you must die,
And be Intomb'd as well as I.
Pr. 7. Dollars.
Note: There is a nice write up on this gravestone in "Graven Images - New England Stonecarving and Its Symbols, 1650-1815" by Ludwig. (Page 408)
Old Yard Cemetery
Maintained by: Guiding Light
Originally Created by: The Guardian (inactive)
Record added: Apr 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19005195