Family Graves in Smithfield Cemetery 42, RI


Smithfield Historical Cemeteries #042, Church Street, Smithfield
Sacred to the Memory of William Tucker who departed this life 
Jan. 29, 1817 
Aged 24 Years.
Lydia, wife of Daniel Tucker, d. Nov. 2, 1834, in the [repaired] 67th?? year of her age 
'She was among the first pilgrims in the Free Will Baptist Church in this country'
(Mason symbol) Daniel Tucker, died Dec. 2, 1838, in the 73rd year of his age
John W., son of John G. and Eliza Needham, who died July 3, 1825, aged 11 mo & ?? (buried) Caroline A., widow of Gen. Joseph H. Arnold, & daughter of Dr. John G. and Eliza Needham, died May 8, 1865, aged 43y 
'Then weep not for the loved one fled - to realms more pure, a home more ... 
and call not the departed dead; she lives, she lives, she waits you there.'
Lizzie, daughter of Dr. John G. and Eliza Needham, of Pawtuxet, R.I., died Feb. 17, 1877, aged 35y
Dr. John G. Needham, son of John and Amelia Needham, d. Aug. 29, 1867, in the 67th year of his age. Eliza W., widow of John G. Needham, born ... 20, 1802, died May .... ??? 
[1802 - 4 MAY 1884]
Sacred to the memory of Mr. Benjamin Slack, who was born April 1, 1793, and died June 27, 1823, aged 30y 2mo & 27 days 
'O death; where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?'
In Memory of Mrs. Betsey Warner, wife of Captain Holliman Warner & daughter of John Foster, Esq., she died Nov. 22d, 1781, aged 33y 
'underneath this stone doth lie 
as much virtue as could die; 
which, when alive did vigour give 
... as much virtue as could live.'
Mary Clark, wife of Joseph Clark, and daughter of Jesse & Sarah Foster, b. June 27, 1728, d. March 12, 1826. In Memory of Mary Ann Sweet, wife of Mr. Valentine Sweet, & daughter of Mr. Pardon Burlingame, b. March 11, 1804, d. Nov. 16, 1845??
??Martha Otis ???, daughter of ...  (can't read) Erected in Memory of Hannah Harris, daughter of Mr. Elijah and Mrs. Eliza  Greene, who died March 7, 1823, aged 3 years & 9 months. In Memory of Rev. Jason Walker, who died April ?? AD, 1819, aged 26y 
[1793c - 10 APR 1819]

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