Whitney, Sarah (d. 1810) Y-4|5 (footstone)

Whitney, Sarah (d. 1810) Y-4|5 (footstone)


Old North Cemetery
Section no: Y
Memorial no: 4|5 (footstone)
Orientation: Up

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

Personal Information

Name: Miss Sarah Coffin Whitney
Gender: Female
Death: January 11 1810
Death place or cause:
Branch of service:
Number interred: 1


to the memory of [Miss]
[S]arah Coffin Whitney
Eldest daughter of
Mr. Daniel & Mrs. Sarah Whitney
who died Jan. 11. 1810
aged 20 years.
Of spotless Honor and unsullied truth
Of smiling innocence and blooming youth
Of female sweetness, joined with manly sense
And winning wit that never gave offence
Of Modesty that never wore a frown
And Goodness that may claim a Heavenly crown
Of virtures such as these disern a Tear;
Here pour thy grief, for they are buried here.

Epitaph: Yes
Epitaph of note:
Image of note:
Text on footstone:

Biographical notes:
Relationship note:Eldest daughter of Mr. Daniel & Mrs. Sarah Whitney
Other Notes:

Inscription Condition: Mainly decipherable


Stone Composition: Slate|Brick
Stone Shape: Low monument with flat top
Type of Monument:
Monument Condition: Broken|Damaged, cracked
Condition assessment:
Condition note:
Shape of text panel:
Main motif: Lettering only
Marginal motif:
Width of stone: 32″
Thickness of stone: 3″
Length of slab: 75″
Name of stone Carver:

Data Collection

Date data collected: 16-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: No
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