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1. Gravestones of Prescott Children (1765) Gravestones of Prescott Children (1765) Prescott, William gravestone; Prescott, Sarah gravestone; Disease; Distemper; Child's Gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Vertical; Groton Cemetery; Children Education; Child’s World and Image This double stone of William and Sarah Prescott from the Groton Cemetery features cherubs. Both children died of throat distemper (or throat-ail), an epidemic that swept Massachusetts in the eighteenth...