Jedidiah Jewett

Jedidiah Jewett

Birth
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 6 Dec 1776 (aged 10)
Burial Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 82742789 · View Source
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His parents were Dummer Jewett, Esq. of Newbury, and Mary Staniford. (sources: gravestone inscription & Vital Records of Ipswich, MA to the end of the year 1849, births, marriages)


Inscription

"In Memory of 3 sons of
Dummer Jewett Esq. who all died in infancy

The first
Jedediah
died Dec'r 6th 1766
Aged 2 Months

The Second
Jedediah
died Feb'r 15th 1771
Aged 14 Months

The Third
Jedediah
died Sept. 11th 1773
Aged 12 Months

Hopeful, we sprung but soon disease and Death
Seiz'd our frail bodies and recall'd our breath.
Grieve not at Heaven's decree but God adore
And place your hope on fading things no more."


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  • Created by: John Glassford
  • Added: 31 Dec 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 82742789
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jedidiah Jewett (19 Oct 1766–6 Dec 1776), Find a Grave Memorial no. 82742789, citing Old Burying Ground, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by John Glassford (contributor 47271570) .