Brock, Eliza (d. 1899) D-2

Brock, Eliza (d. 1899) D-2

Location:

New North Cemetery
Section no: D
Memorial no: 2
Orientation: West

See map of this cemetery: https://cemeteries.nha.org/new-north-cemetery/sections-c-d-k-l/

Personal Information

Name: Eliza Brock
Gender: Female
Age: 88 yrs. 4 mos. 21 ds.
Birth:
Death: January 31 1899
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Number interred: 1


Notes

Inscription:
OUR MOTHER
ELIZA BROCK
DIED
Jan. 31, 1899
AGED
88 yrs. 4 mos. 21 ds.

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Biographical notes: Eliza Spencer, b. 9 September 1810, d. 31 January 1899, married Peter C. Brock, her first cousin once removed in February of 1833. Eliza and Peter C. Brock had four children, Oliver S. Brock b. 13 Jan 1834, Lydia G. Brock b. 16 Jul 1837, William H. Brock b. 11 Apr 1846, and Joseph C. Brock b. 4 Feb 1848. She sailed with her Captain husband on the ship Lexington from 1853 to 1856. Her journal is in the NHA collection, MS220, log 136.
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Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Monument

Stone Composition: Granite
Stone Shape: Round top
Type of Monument:
Monument Condition: Sound, in place
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Shape of text panel:
Main motif: Lettering only
Marginal motif: Line border
Width of stone: 19 3/4″
Thickness of stone: 3″
Length of slab: 40″
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Data Collection

Date data collected: June and July 2003
GPS marker location:
Stone exists 1900:
Stone exists 2002:
Stone exists 2003: Yes
Stone exists 2004:
Stone exists 2005:
Footstone exists: No
Location note:
Citation source: Preservation Institute Nantucket students
Field recorder: Susan Jolley or Jill Donlon
Data input by: Brenda Frey
Reviewed by: Automatic