Dr Cowles Mead Vaiden
Charles City County, Virginia, USA
|Death||6 Feb 1880 (aged 67)
Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
|Burial||Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA|
|Memorial ID||5038628 ·|
Elizabeth Whitfield Herring Vaiden
[Monument Relief Photo]
"The devoted wife of C.M. Vaiden"
"Born March 18, 1819; Died October 6, 1886"
East Side: (Statue and relief faces east)
"Sacred to the Memory of Dr. Cowles Mead Vaiden"
"Born in Charles City Co., VA, April 21, 1812"
"Removed to Mississippi in 1837"
"Died in Carroll Co., Feb 6, 1880"
"In early life an Instructor of the Young, he afterwards became successively a Physician,
an Agricultural Land Merchant in all of which vocation in integrity and industry were joined
with wanted success as well as with the esteem of all who knew him."
"As a husband he was gentle and loving, as a friend sincere and unchanging, as a citizen generous public spirited and devoted to the interests of his adopted state. In an ardent zeal for the more general education of our youths he showed the true spirit of the Philanthropist."
"The wealth which rewarded his labors was dispensed both publicly and privately with no sparing hand. Through many ordeals of a long and varied life, he bore himself bravely and came out at the last, that Noblest Work of God,
An Honest Man"