Swain, Elizabeth (d. 1810) V-1|1A


Old North Cemetery
Section no: V
Memorial no: 1|1A
Orientation: North-west

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

Personal Information

Name: Mrs. Elizabeth Swain
Gender: Female
Age: 52
Death: October 7 1810
Death place or cause:
Branch of service:
Number interred: 1


memory of
Mrs. Elizabeth
widow of
Capt. Uriah Swain dec.d
who died Oct. 7th 1810
aged 52
In all the endearing relations of life
Her conduct was stamp’d with the
Majesty of moral principal, which
Commands respect, and with the beauty
Of propriety, conciliates esteem.
Through her last long and painful
Sickness she evinced the christian, and
with a firm hope in the redeemer; she
Calmly, bade the world farwell.

Epitaph: Yes
Epitaph of note:
Image of note:
Text on footstone:
Biographical notes:
Relationship note:widow of Capt. Uriah Swain
Other Notes:

Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Stone Composition:
Stone Shape: Rounded top, curving down to corners
Type of Monument:
Monument Condition: Damaged, chipped|Damaged, cracked
Condition assessment:
Condition note:
Shape of text panel:
Main motif: Urn|Willow|Flowers
Marginal motif: Decorative border
Width of stone: 22″
Thickness of stone: 3″
Length of slab: 56″
Name of stone Carver:

Data Collection

Date data collected: 17-Jun-03
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|Suzanne Gardner
Reviewed by: Automatic