Lieut. Col John Gorham
Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
|Death||11 Nov 1715 (aged 64)
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
|Burial||Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA|
|Plot||Cobb's Hill East|
|Memorial ID||9423090 ·|
HERE LYES THE BODY OF THE
HONOURED JOHN GORHAM, ESQ.
COLL. OF THE REGIMENT AND ONE
OF HIS MAJESTIES JUSTICES OF THE PIEASE
IN THE COUNTY OF BARNSTABLE, WHO
DEPARTED THIS LIFE, NOV. THE 11TH 1715,
IN THE 65TH YEAR OF HIS AGE.
Here Lyes a Valient Soldier and A Saint
A Judge, A Justice, Whom no Vice could taint
A Perfect Lover of His Countrys cause,
Their Lives, Religion, Properties and Laws,
Who in His Young, yea, very Youthful Years,
Took up His Sword, with Philip and His Peers,
And when that Prince and His black Regiment
Were all Subdued, He could not be content
to take ... West
But in a ... the rest
Here lyes likewise Interred
Beneath this Stone
MARY, Consort of the late
Colo JOHN GORHAM,
who died April 1st 1732.
The Sweet Remembrance of the Just
Shall flourish when they Sleep in Dust.
The original inscription is beneath.
Erected by his descendants; - P. C. BROOKS
SHEPHERD BROOKS, & FRANCIS BROOKS
- Maintained by: V. Nareen Lake
- Originally Created by: Kevin Murphy
- Added: 5 Sep 2004
- Find a Grave Memorial 9423090
- Sponsored by Blaine Barham
Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut. Col John Gorham (20 Feb 1651–11 Nov 1715), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9423090, citing Cobb's Hill Cemetery East and West, Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by V. Nareen Lake (contributor 46613568) .