“Here ends the pilgrimage of Elizabeth Tilley Howland who died Wednesday 31 December 1687 at home of her daughter Lydia & husband James Brown in Swansea. Elizabeth married Pilgrim John Howland who came with her in the Mayflower December 1620. From them are descended a numerous posterity.”
In Elizabeth’s will the following inspiring language is used:
“It is my will and charge to all my Children that they walk in the fear of the Lord and in Love and Peace toward each other.”
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