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 Lydia Bennitt

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Lydia Bennitt

  • Birth 1746
  • Death 31 Mar 1791
  • Burial Columbia, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 19005195

46yrs, wife of Henchman.

Her stone is one of the few seen today that shows the price paid for the gravestone!


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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.

Gravesite Details There is a nice write up on this gravestone in "Graven Images - New England Stonecarving and Its Symbols, 1650-1815" by Ludwig. (Page 408)

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  • Maintained by: Guiding Light
  • Originally Created by: The Guardian
  • Added: 18 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19005195
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lydia Bennitt (1746–31 Mar 1791), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19005195, citing Old Yard Cemetery, Columbia, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Guiding Light (contributor 46492737) .