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1. Gravestone of Neptune Sisson (d. 1794) Gravestone of Neptune Sisson (d. 1794) Social Hierarchies; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants ; Sisson, Neptune gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; God's Little Acre; African American Gravestone; Wigged Cherub; cherub; slavery; Newport; Common Burying Ground; vertical; Stevens, John III; Stevens Shop This gravestone for African American Neptune Sisson was signed by Newport carver John Stevens. The only John Stevens working in Newport in 1794 was John Stevens III. This is an example of a frontal winged...