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William Roscow

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William Roscow

Birth
Chorley, Chorley Borough, Lancashire, England
Death
27 Nov 1700 (aged 38)
Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Beverly Hills, Newport News City, Virginia, USA Add to Map
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Inscription

Under this stone lyeth the Body of William Roscow Gentle-
man who was born at Charley in the County of Lancaster on
the 30th day of
November Anno dom 1661
And departed this life at Blunt Point in Ye County of
Warwick the X day of
November Anno dom 1705
And in the 36th year of his age
Also here lies the body of Mary wife
of above William Roscow
And Daughter of Col. Wm. Wilson
of Elizabeth City County who
was born in Oct. 1675
and dyed Jan. the 11, 1741, in the
67th year of her age

Gravesite Details

a picture of the tomb is available in the book "Endless Harbor" from Parke Rouse on page 8. Stone is said to be the oldest in VA. Picture of tomb in book shows signs of vandalism.



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