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1. Abel's Hill Cemetery (wide shot) Abel's Hill Cemetery (wide shot) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Abel's Hill Cemetery on Martha's Vineyard houses the graves of Experience Mayhew, other members of the Mayhew family, and comedian John Belushi.

2. Gravestone (Detail) Gravestone (Detail) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Detail of a gravestone. Abel's Hill Cemetery on Martha's Vineyard houses the graves of Experience Mayhew, other members of the Mayhew family, and comedian John Belushi.

3. Gravestone of Andrew Boardman. Gravestone of Andrew Boardman. Boardman, Andrew gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Cherub; Death; Death's Head; Ministers; Gravestone of Rev. Andrew Boardman (1720/2-1776), Pastor of the Church of Christ in Chilmark. Notice on the Lunette that the death's head of earlier stones has here been replaced by a cherub. Deetz and...

4. Gravestone of Benjamin Eddy (d. 1709). Gravestone of Benjamin Eddy (d. 1709). Burial Practice; Cemetery; Daggett; Death; Death's Head; Eddy, Benjamin gravestone; Fertility; Fornication; Miscegenation; Racial Assignment; Gravestone of Benjamin Mayhew (1679-1717). Benjamin is the brother of Experience Mayhew, author INDIAN CONVERTS. He is the husband of Hannah Skiffe (Banks, HMV III.306). He is buried in Abel's Hill Cemetery...

5. Gravestone of Benjamin Mayhew. Gravestone of Benjamin Mayhew. Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Death's Head; Mayhew; Mayhew Gravestones; Mayhew, Benjamin gravestone Gravestone of Benjamin Mayhew (1679-1717). Benjamin is the brother of Experience Mayhew, author INDIAN CONVERTS. He is the husband of Hannah Skiffe (Banks, HMV III.306). He is buried in Abel's Hill Cemetery...

6. Gravestone of Capt. Edward Marrett (d. 1780). Gravestone of Capt. Edward Marrett (d. 1780). Burial Practice; Cemetery; Cherub; Death; Marrett, Edward gravestone; Military; Gravestone of Capt. Edward Marrett (ca. 1713-1780). Notice the transformation of the tradition death's head into a cherub. This stone can be found in the graveyard of the First Church of Cambridge. Patricia...

7. Gravestone of Capt. William Greenough (d. 1693). Gravestone of Capt. William Greenough (d. 1693). Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Greenough, William gravestone; King Philip's War; Military Gravestone of Capt. William Greenough (ca. 1640-1693). Captain Greenough served as a captain in King Philip's War (1675-1676). His stone can be found in Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston's second oldest...

8. Gravestone of Cotton, Davenport, Oxonbridge, and Bridge. Gravestone of Cotton, Davenport, Oxonbridge, and Bridge. Burial Practice; Cemetery; Cotton, John gravestone; Death; Davenport, John gravestone; Bridge, Thomas gravestone; Oxonbridge, John gravestone; Gravestone of John Cotton (d. 1652?), John Davenport (d. 1670), John Oxonbridge (d. 1674), and Thomas Bridge (d. 1713) - all noted minister's of Boston's 1st Church. This stone is a later memorial and...

9. Gravestone of Deacon John Cooper (d. 1691). Gravestone of Deacon John Cooper (d. 1691). Burial Practice; Cemetery; Church Hierarchies; Social Hierarchies; Cooper, John gravestone; Deacon; Death; Death's Head; Harvard; Gravestone of Deacon John Cooper (d. 1691), First Church of Cambridge. A good example of an death's head. Deacon Cooper, along with William Manning, helped manage the building of Old Harvard Hall at Harvard...

10. Gravestone of Ebenezer Allen (d. 1733). Gravestone of Ebenezer Allen (d. 1733). Social Hierarchies; Allen, Ebenezer gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Cherub; Death; Hospitality; Gravestone of Ebenezer Allen (1672-1733) a Lover of Hospitality. Notice the very early use of a Cherub on the lunette. Allen was a large land holder on the Island and in other portions of New England and...

11. Gravestone of Elizabeth Bosworth Gravestone of Elizabeth Bosworth Bosworth, Elizabeth gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Cherub; Death; Mayhew Gravestones; Women Probably the gravestone of Elizabeth Bosworth (1718-1747?). Notice the elaborate lunette. Elizabeth was the daughter of Zaccheus Mayhew, Experience Mayhew's first cousin (Banks HMV III.302-304). She married...

12. Gravestone of James Hancock (d. 1811). Gravestone of James Hancock (d. 1811). Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Hancock, James gravestone; Gravestone of James Hancock (1793-1811), son of John Hancock (a farmer) and Mary Look (Banks HMV III.189). Notice the change in lunette (top portion of the stone) from earlier stones in the same cemetery....

13. Gravestone of John Belushi (1949-1982). Gravestone of John Belushi (1949-1982). Belushi, John gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Death's Head; Gravestone of John Belushi (1949-1982) that imitates the style of earlier Puritan gravestones. Abel's Hill Cemetery on Martha's Vineyard houses the graves of Experience Mayhew, members of the Mayhew family,...

14. Gravestone of John Mayhew (d. 1688) Gravestone of John Mayhew (d. 1688) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Death's Head; Mayhew Gravestones; Mayhew, Experience; Mayhew, John [d. 1688] gravestone; Ministers; New England Missionaries; Gravestone of John Mayhew (1652-1688), father of Experience Mayhew. He became a minister in Tisbury when he was 21 in 1673. He became missionary to the Wampanoags after his grandfather's death in 1681....

15. Gravestone of John Mayhew (d. 1736). Gravestone of John Mayhew (d. 1736). Burial Practice; Cemetery; Cherub; Death; Death's Head; Horticulture; Mayhew; Mayhew Gravestones; Mayhew, John [d. 1736] gravestone Gravestone of John Mayhew (1675-1736), brother of Rev. Experience Mayhew. He was a farmer and the husband of Mehitable Higgins (Banks HMV III.306). Although he died before Experience, the death's head...

16. Gravestone of John Winslow and Mary Chilton. Gravestone of John Winslow and Mary Chilton. Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Winslow, Edward; Winslow, John gravestone; Chilton, Mary gravestone Gravestone of John Winslow (1597-1674), a passenger on the Fortune) and his wife Mary Chilton (d. 1679), a passenger on the Mayflower). John Winslow is the brother of Edward Winslow, author of THE GLORIOUS...

17. Gravestone of John Winthrop and Son. Gravestone of John Winthrop and Son. Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Winthrop, John gravestone Close up of gravestone of John Winthrop (1588-1649) and John Winthrop the younger (1606-1676). This stone is a later memorial and can be found in King's Chapel Cemetery, Boston. This old Puritan burial...

18. Gravestone of Jonathan Allen (d. 1784). Gravestone of Jonathan Allen (d. 1784). Allen, Jonathan gravestone; Burial Practice; Social Hierarchies; Cemetery; Cherub; Church Hierarchies; Courts; Death; Mayhew Gravestones Gravestone of Jonathan Allen, Esq. (1734-1784). Allen was a resident of Chilmark, a farmer, and a gentleman. His mother was Ann Mayhew, Experience Mayhew's second cousin. Jonathan was married to Deborah...

19. Gravestone of Jonathan Luce Gravestone of Jonathan Luce Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Death's Head; Luce, Jonathan gravestone; Jonathan Luce, b. 7 Jan. 1696; res. T. (Indian Town); m. Lydia Durgess 14 Apr. 1724, dau. of Joseph and Thamosin (Bangs) Burgess, who was b. 2 May 1704 and d. 16 Jan. 1777. He d. 2 Aug. 1763 and his will...

20. Gravestone of Jonathan Mayhew (d. 1806). Gravestone of Jonathan Mayhew (d. 1806). Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Mayhew; Mayhew Gravestones; Mayhew, Jonathan gravestone; Urn Willow; Neoclassicism; Greek Revival; Vertical Gravestone of Jonathan Mayhew (1755-1806). Notice the lunette (top panel) of the stone has made the complete transformation from Death's head to Cherub to Urn Willow. This Jonathan Mayhew is the son of...