BURROWS CEMETERY

MAYVILLE, NY (Jackson St.)


Yet another reading of this cemetery it differs somewhat from the other readings.  However this version contains the text copied from the stones!  So perhaps it's the best yet.



1.  Sacred to the memory of Jabez Burrows who died Mar. 15, 1855 in the 83rd year of his age.  (Also footstone - J.B.B.)

2.  Sacred to the memory of Betsey, wife of Jabez Burrows, who died June 10th, 1838 in the 65th year of her age.
     "Her children rise up and call her blessed and her husband also, and he praiseth her."

3.  C.E.B. (footstone only)  (son of Jabez) (Charles E.?)

4.  John B., son of C.E. & Sarah A. Burrows.  d. July 14, 1837, aged 2 y 9 m 18 d.
     "Suffer the little children to come unto me."

5.  Albert Henry, son of Orrin & Laura A. Dodge.  d. Dec. 15, 1839, ae 2 y 5m 19 d.

6.  Nancy Hawkins, d. 1842.


SOURCE: H.V. Davis, Mayville, NY (about 1965).