Sherman, Sophronia (d. 1812) Z-32

Location:

Old North Cemetery
Section no: Z
Memorial no: 32
Orientation: South-east

See map of this cemetery: https://cemeteries.nha.org/old-north-cemetery/section-z/

Personal Information

Name: Sophronia D. Sherman
Gender: Female
Age:
Birth:
Death: November 11 1812
Death place or cause:
Occupation:
Veteran:
Branch of service:
War:
Number interred: 1


Notes

Inscription:
Sophronia D. dau
of Mr. Freeman
Sherman & Mrs. Ma-
ry his wife was born
Nov. 11 1810 & died
March 19 1812

Sophronia’s body sleeps beneath the clod
Her precious soul is gone to dwell with God
Ye weeping parents do no more complain
Your heavy loss is her eternal gain
If youare faithful you with her will meet
In Heaven where happiness is made complete &
The Sore affliction you receive from God
Submit to him and kiss the chast’ning rod & compleat

Epitaph: Yes
Epitaph of note:
Image of note:
Text on footstone:
SDS
Biographical notes:
Relationship note:dau of Mr. Freeman Sherman & Mrs. Mary his wife
Other Notes:

Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Monument

Stone Composition: Slate
Stone Shape: Round top, flat shoulders
Type of Monument: Headstone
Monument Condition: Sound, in place|Damaged, chipped
Condition assessment:
Condition note:
Shape of text panel: Rectangular
Main motif: Urn|Willow
Marginal motif: Line border
Width of stone: 12″
Thickness of stone: 2″
Length of slab: 22″
Name of stone Carver:
Comments:


Data Collection

Date data collected: 16-Jun-03
GPS marker location:
Stone exists 1900: yes
Stone exists 2002:
Stone exists 2003: No
Stone exists 2004:
Stone exists 2005: yes
Footstone exists: Yes
Location note:
Citation source: Barbara White’s eight grade class fieldwork project|NHA Old North Cemetery file (MS115, Box 2)
Field recorder: 8th grade project
Data input by: Penny Snow|Georgen Gilliam
Reviewed by: Automatic