Joseph Peters was the son of John Peters and Mary Marks Peters.
The inscription mentions a wife and 5 children.
He died of small pox.
Three of his children were Joseph, Deborah, and Joseph.
He had 6 children in total, 1 dying before the death of Joseph. His children were:
Joseph, died before his father
In memory of Mr Joseph Peters
born Aug 27 1726
he died of small pox Jan ? 1761
? ? his relict, five children & acquaintances whose charities to poor...
Gravesite Details Headstone is very hard to read. It has been broken and repaired. The carver of this stone was Gershom Bartlett.