Lawton Family Graves in Cranston, RI

Cranston Historical Cemetery #18, Rt. 14, Plainfield Pike "Fenner-Lawton Lot"
Robert Francis, son of Robert A. & Sarah Lawton,
died Aug. 11, 1847, aged 10 months & 13 days
Sacred to the Memory of Sarah Ann, wife of Robert A. Lawton, Jr. She died Jan. 14, 1849,
in the 39th year of her age.
"Trusting in salvation in Christianity and for pardon and peace through his death."
(stone signed C. A. Mumford, Prov.)
Susan A., wife of Robert Lawton
died Aug. 1, 1874, aged 46 yr's, 5 mos & 22 days
"Who woke each morrow
to clasp thy hand in mine,
who shared thy joy and sorrow,
whose ....   were thine...
while memory bids me weep thee nor thoughts nor words are free The grief is fixed too deeply
That mourns a woman like thee."
Sarah E. Chase, daughter of the late Susan Lawton
died Nov. 27, 1856, in the 18th year of her age.
"Thou hast left a sweet home circle. Left the objects of thy love; Left this world of care and sorrow, for a brighter home above. And we miss thee, sadly miss thee, Oft for thee the tears will flow, ...   "
Sarah Lawton, wife of Robert Lawton, & daughter of Elisha & Mary Anthony,
(repair) of Newport,
died March 26, ????
in the 73d year of her age.
(stone signed C. A. Mumford)
Robert Lawton
.... of Newport
(hard to read, very worn)
born Aug. ????
died ????
[LAWTON, ROBERT   1772 - 30 JAN 1853]

 Images, information & transcription by Beth Hurd, 2004

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