Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday-Nathan Benjamin II

Baiting Hollow Cemetery, Suffolk County, New York
Benjamin Nathan II gravestone 2
                                                                 Transcription:
In
Memory of
Nathan Benjamin
who died May 14, 1805
in the 72 year of his age.
“My flesh shall slumber in the
ground
Till the last trumpets joyful sound
Then burst the chains with sweet
surprise
And in my Savior’s image rise.”

Note:  The Epitaph on the gravestone is from a poem entitled Lord, I am Thine.  
The poem, written by Isaac Watts is found in his collection entitled The Psalms of David, 1719 .

Very special thanks to Tracey Lyn for the photo.  Tracey is also a descendant of Nathan.


If you have any corrections or additions or stories to share I look forward to hearing them.
Enjoy the journey,
Debby

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