Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Tombstone Tuesday: Hannah AVERY

Photo by Brian Zoldak, 2014Row #4, Grave #308-10-065, GPS 41.41688 N - 71.97194 W
(Transcript from Hale Survey) Gallup,
Hannah, wife of Col. Benadam, died July 28, 1799, age 80
(Note: The Hale shows her age at death as being 80, But the stone has her having died in her 81st year) Maiden name is Avery daughter of Christopher & Prudence

Hannah AVERY
Death is uncertain/yet most sure/
Sin is the wound/Christ is the cure

Hannah was the daughter of Christopher AVERY (1678-1753) and his wife Prudence PAYSON (1680-1735) and wife to Col. Benadam Gallup, III. She was the mother of a dozen children including the four who died of typhoid fever.

She was born 1 Feb 1718 and died on 28 July 1799 leaving her husband a widower but not for long since he died in 1800.

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