Hanover County, Virginia
Bourne's Place on the Pamunkey River
Below Cloverlea & near Newcastle
In memory of
Mr. John Thomson who was born
in Tevistsdale North Britain
March 8, 1694 and died February 5, 1759
An honest merchant all mankind might trust
Prosperous in trade, thought scrupously just.
A tender Husband, parent, friend,
Sincere, kind without flattery,
Plain, yet not austere
Tho frugal generous, liberal without show,
Such once the dust that moulders now below.
Here lyeth the body of
Son to John and Ann Thompson
Born ye 17 of March 1731/2 and
Departed this life the
5th of November 1736
More research is needed to determine the
number of graves.
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