Pompey, Edward (d. 1848) P-1

Pompey, Edward (d. 1848) P-1

Location:

Colored Cemetery
Section no: P
Memorial no: 1
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See map of this cemetery: https://nha.org/cemeteries/maps/libcemeteryothersmap.htm

Personal Information

Name: Captain Edward J. Pompey
Gender: Male
Age: Æ 48
Birth:
Death: October 6 1848
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Number interred: 1


Notes

Inscription:
Capt.
Edward J. Pompey
died
Oct. 6, 1848
Æ. 48

Epitaph: No
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Biographical notes: A sea captain, then later a storekeeper. Leader of the Afro-American abolitionist society of Nantucket, Mass.
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Inscription Condition: Mainly decipherable


Monument

Stone Composition: Granite, White
Stone Shape: Rectangular
Type of Monument: Headstone
Monument Condition: Heavy lichens|Discolored/stained
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Main motif: Lettering only
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Data Collection

Date data collected: 2002
GPS marker location:
Stone exists 1900:
Stone exists 2002: yes
Stone exists 2003: ?
Stone exists 2004: yes
Stone exists 2005:
Footstone exists:
Location note:
Citation source:
Field recorder: Barbara White’s 8th grade class
Data input by: Georgen Gilliam Charnes
Reviewed by: Automatic