Shaw, Bazalul (d. 1796) G-4


Old North Cemetery
Section no: G
Memorial no: 4
Orientation: Up

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Personal Information

Name: Reverend Bazalul Shaw
Gender: Male
Death: February 28 1796
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Occupation: Pastor
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Number interred: 1


to the Memory of
the Rev. Bazalul Shaw
Pastor of the first Church of
Christ in Nantucket
who departed this life
Feb. 28th 1796
in the 58th year of his age
and 30th of his ministry
Heaven gives us friends to bless the present scene
Resumes them to prepare us for the next.

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Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Stone Composition: Brick|Marble, White
Stone Shape: Tomb
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Monument Condition: Heavy lichens
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Main motif: Lettering only
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Data Collection

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Stone exists 1900: yes
Stone exists 2002:
Stone exists 2003: Yes
Stone exists 2004:
Stone exists 2005: yes
Footstone exists: No
Location note:
Citation source: NHA Old North Cemetery file (MS115, Box 2)
Field recorder:
Data input by: Penny Snow
Reviewed by: Automatic