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Hoby (#47183125)
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A truly Happy Person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour. And, one who can enjoy browsing old cemeteries ...

Some fascinating things on old tombstones!

Harry Edsel Smith of Albany , New York :
Born 1903--Died 1942.
Looked up the elevator shaft to see if the
car was on the way down. It was.
In a Thurmont, Maryland , cemetery:
Here lies an Atheist, all dressed up
and no place to go.
On the grave of Ezekial Aikle in
East Dalhousie Cemetery, Nova Scotia:
Here lies Ezekial Aikle, Age 102.
Only the good die young.
In a London , England cemetery:
Here lies Ann Mann, who lived an old maid
but died an old Mann. Dec. 8, 1767
In a Ribbesford, England , cemetery:
Anna Wallace
The children of Israel wanted bread,
And the Lord sent them manna.
Clark Wallace wanted a wife,
And the Devil sent him Anna.
In a Ruidoso, New Mexico , cemetery:
Here lies Johnny Yeast.
Pardon him for not rising.
In a Uniontown, Pennsylvania , cemetery:
Here lies the body of Jonathan Blake,
Stepped on the gas instead of the brake.
In a Silver City , Nevada , cemetery:
Here lays The Kid,
We planted him raw.
He was quick on the trigger,
But slow on the draw.
A lawyer's epitaph in England :
Sir John Strange.
Here lies an honest lawyer,
and that is Strange.
John Penny's epitaph in the Wimborne,
England , cemetery:
Reader, if cash thou art in want of any,
Dig 6 feet deep and thou wilt find a Penny.
In a cemetery in Hartscombe , England :
On the 22nd of June, Jonathan Fiddle went out of tune.
Anna Hopewell's grave in Enosburg Falls ,
Vermont :
Here lies the body of our Anna,
Done to death by a banana.
It wasn't the fruit that laid her low,
But the skin of the thing that made her go.
On a grave from the 1880s in Nantucket ,
Massachusetts :
Under the sod and under the trees,
Lies the body of Jonathan Pease.
He is not here, there's only the pod,
Pease shelled out and went to God.
In a cemetery in England :
Remember man, as you walk by,
As you are now, so once was I.
As I am now, so shall you be,
Remember this and follow me.
To which someone replied by writing on the tombstone:
To follow you I'll not consent,
Until I know which way you went.
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Mat Tackett
RE: Blair's
Sorry the one that has Burley Blair in it
Added by Mat Tackett on Nov 24, 2015 12:16 PM
Mat Tackett
Blair's are related to me, I would like to know directions to Rice Cemetery. Thank you
Added by Mat Tackett on Nov 23, 2015 6:31 PM
Sue Allen
Thank you for their 2 stone photos.
Added by Sue Allen on Nov 17, 2015 4:45 PM
Teri Wheeler
Elmina Guy

Thanks for the photo of Elmina Guy's headstone, too!

Added by Teri Wheeler on Nov 14, 2015 10:42 AM
Teri Wheeler
Marion Guy

Thank you so much for the photo of Marion Guy's headstone.

Added by Teri Wheeler on Nov 14, 2015 10:36 AM
Sharon Turner
Terry Halfacre
Thank you so much for the photo of Terry's tombstone.
Added by Sharon Turner on Nov 09, 2015 8:02 PM
RE: James Henry Holbrook
Thanks again!
Added by Bobbie on Nov 03, 2015 8:15 PM
RE: James Henry Holbrook
Thanks, now if only I can find out Emily's maiden (or one of her married names).
Added by Bobbie on Nov 03, 2015 11:44 AM
For tombstone pictures and correction of cemeteries. JLO
Added by JLORCUTT on Oct 28, 2015 8:24 AM
Roberta Bush
Thank you for taking the picture. May I use the picture in my geneaolgy data base?
Added by Roberta Bush on Oct 27, 2015 7:45 AM
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