Whippey, Benjamin (d. 1837) AA-23|Z7 (footstone)

Location:

Old North Cemetery
Section no: AA
Memorial no: 23|Z7 (footstone)
Orientation: North-west

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

Personal Information

Name: Capt. Benjamin Whippey
Gender: Male
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Death: January 23 1837
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Number interred: 1


Notes

Inscription:
Sacred
To the
Memory of
Capt.
Benj. Whippey
who died
Jan. 23, 1837
Æ. 62.

By long experience have I known
Thy sovreign power to save,
As thy command I venture down
Securely to the grave.

Epitaph: Yes
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Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Monument

Stone Composition: Marble, White
Stone Shape: Flat top, concave shoulders
Type of Monument: Headstone
Monument Condition: Leaning
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Main motif: Flowers
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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:
Data input by: Amanda Nicholas|Georgen Gilliam Charnes
Reviewed by: Automatic