Place and Date of Birth:

1660

Place and Date of Death:

1724 Nov 14

Site:

St. Thomas
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Monumental Inscription

Subtus eft depofitus Viator
Vir Honoratus RICARDUS ABBOTTUS Armigeri
(etc in Latin. Lower down the slab is the English Translation as follows):Stay Traveller and reflect a little
here lyes interr'd
the Honoured RICHARD ABBOTT Esq
and near him his dearly beloved
son CHARLES
whofe death alafs tho' untimely to him
ought not to be immoderately lamented
by his wife & other condoling relations
as if that had shorten'd his fathers life
who having govern'd this Island 8 years
and faithfully difcharged his duty
in civil and military affairs
refign'd his foul to God
Novembr 14th A.Aetata 64
His son dy'd Octobr 23d A.Aetat 26
both A.D.1724
This small monument of her great love
to her moft indearing hufband and
moft dutifull son was erected
by ANN ABBOTT