"HERE LYs Ye BODY/ OF Mrs GRACE DENNIS / (WIFE OF Mr THO- / MAS DENNES) WHO/ DIED OCTOr, Ye 24 / 1686 AGED 50 YEARS / Reader consider / & thy redemer, secke / for in this bed / a friend of Christ / doth sleep"
Grace COLE* who was Chr. on 22 Nov 1636 in St. Mary's, Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire, England, the dau. of Richard & Grace COLE*. She m. (1) on 12 Apr. 1659 in Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire Eng. to William SEARLE who was Chr. 23 Jan 1634 at St. Mary's, Ottery St. Mary, Devon, Eng. - d. 16 Aug 1667 (VR) Ipswich, Essex, MA. They had 3 issue: Samuel, William & Grace.
Mrs. Grace (Cole) SEARLE m. (2) on 26 Oct 1668 to Thomas DENNIS* (b. abt. 1638 - d. 1706) in Ipswich, Essex Co., MA. Grace & Thomas DENNIS* had 5 issue: Thomas, John*, Elizabeth, Ruth (d. Bef 1686), Ruth (b. 1686)
(Sources: NEHGR, Ipswich, MA VR and others. Visit to Ipswich & photos taken Oct 24, 2000 - GFM)
NOTE: this cemetery is also known as "The Old Burying Ground 1634" on High Street, Ipswich, MA
*my direct ancestors - GFM