Swain, Abisha (d. 1826) Z-14

Location:

Old North Cemetery
Section no: Z
Memorial no: 14
Orientation: Up

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

Personal Information

Name: Capt. Abisha Swain
Gender: Male
Age:
Birth:
Death: July 1 1826
Death place or cause:
Occupation:
Veteran:
Branch of service:
War:
Number interred: 1


Notes

Inscription:
CAPT. ABISHA SWAIN
died July 1
1826
aged 48 years
8 ms. 12 ds.

Cease, frail nature, to lament in vain;
Reason forbids to wish him back again.
Rather congratulate his happy fate,
And new advancement to a better state.

Epitaph: Yes
Epitaph of note:
Image of note:
Text on footstone:
A. S.
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Inscription Condition: Mainly decipherable


Monument

Stone Composition: Marble, White
Stone Shape: Rounded top, step down to semicircular shoulders
Type of Monument:
Monument Condition: Sound, displaced|Overgrown
Condition assessment:
Condition note:
Shape of text panel:
Main motif: Lettering only
Marginal motif:
Width of stone: 18″
Thickness of stone: 2″
Length of slab: 45″
Name of stone Carver:
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Data Collection

Date data collected:
GPS marker location:
Stone exists 1900: yes
Stone exists 2002:
Stone exists 2003: Yes
Stone exists 2004:
Stone exists 2005: yes
Footstone exists: Yes
Location note:
Citation source: NHA Old North Cemetery file (MS115, Box 2)
Field recorder: 8th grade project
Data input by: Amanda Nicholas|Georgen Gilliam Charnes
Reviewed by: Automatic