Swain, Mary (d. 1820) R-1


Old North Cemetery
Section no: R
Memorial no: 1
Orientation: North-west

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

Personal Information

Name: Mary Jackson Swain
Gender: Female
Age: 21 years and 5 months
Death: October 17 1820
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Number interred: 1


To the Memory of
Mary Jackson Swain
the amiable companion of
James Cook Swain
daughter of
Gardner and Mary Coffin
who departed this life on
the 17, Oct. A.M. 1820
Aged 21 years and 5 months.
Beneath this stone doth lie
As much virtue as can die
Which when alive did vigour give
To as much beauty as could live
C. David Hudson

Epitaph: Yes
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Relationship note:amiable companion of James Cook Swain daughter of Gardner and Mary Coffin
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Inscription Condition: Illegible or destroyed


Stone Composition: Granite, White
Stone Shape: Round top, semicircular shoulders
Type of Monument:
Monument Condition: Overgrown|Heavy lichens|Sound, displaced
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Main motif: Lettering only
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Data Collection

Date data collected:
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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:
Data input by: Amanda Nicholas
Reviewed by: Automatic