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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. Catherine de Cardingan Hunter Gravestone Detail (1846) Catherine de Cardingan Hunter Gravestone Detail (1846) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Neoclassicism; Women; Obilesque ; Greek Revival; Hunter, Catherine de Cardingan gravestone This detail from the obilesque gravestone of Catherine de Cardingan Hunter (1821-1846) shows a neoclassical image of a mourning woman and carefully evokes Greek gravestones that were being excavated during...

3. Celtic Cross Gravestone of Rev. Henry Morgan Stone Celtic Cross Gravestone of Rev. Henry Morgan Stone Stone, Henry Morgan gravestone; Celtic Cross; Burial Practice; Ministers; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Vertical; Anglican; Newport; Trinity Cemetery This stone is in the shape of a Celtic Cross. While Puritans rejected cross-shaped gravestones as popery, a few such crosses are found in Newport's Anglican cemetery. Rev. Henry Morgan Stone (1869-1908)...

4. Cherub on Gravestone of Abigail Tweedy (1772) Cherub on Gravestone of Abigail Tweedy (1772) GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Children Education; Cherub; Tweedy, Abigail gravestone; Child’s World and Image; Bull, John; vertical; Child's Gravestone; Burial Practice; Death Merchant William Tweedy and his wife Catherine lost at least seven young children between 1770 and 1781, all of whom are commemorated by vertical stones, five of which have cherubs. In addition they lost...

5. Cherub's Face, Gravestone of James Tweedy (1770), Trinity Cemetery (Newport, RI) Cherub's Face, Gravestone of James Tweedy (1770), Trinity Cemetery (Newport, RI) GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Children Education; Cherub; Tweedy, James gravestone; Child’s World and Image; death; burial practice; Child's Gravestone; Stevens, William; Stevens Shop Merchant William Tweedy and his wife Catherine lost at least seven young children between 1770 and 1781, all of whom are commemorated by vertical stones, five of which have cherubs. In addition they lost...

6. Detail of Capt. Henry Hunter's Ledger Stone (1830) with Heraldic and Royalist Symbols Detail of Capt. Henry Hunter's Ledger Stone (1830) with Heraldic and Royalist Symbols GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Hunter, Henry gravestone One defining feature of Trinity cemetery is its use iconography that reflects the congregations' Tory, high church, and aristocratic bias. Several stones in Trinity declare their allegiance to the crown...

7. Footstone of Mrs. Remember Mayhew Footstone of Mrs. Remember Mayhew Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Footstone; Mayhew; Mayhew Gravestones; Mayhew, Experience; Mayhew, Remember gravestone; Minister's Wives; New England Missionaries; Women; Puritan New England; Footstone of Remember Mayhew (1683-1721), the second wife of missionary Rev. Experience Mayhew. Footstones mark the foot of the grave and are usually less ornate than headstones. Minister William Homes...

8. Gravestone (Detail) Gravestone (Detail) Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Detail of a gravestone.

9. 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.

10. Gravestone of Abigail Amos (d. 1853). Gravestone of Abigail Amos (d. 1853). Amos, Abigail gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Vertical; Indian Meetinghouse Cemetery; Gravestone of Abigail Amos (d. 1853) in the Indian Meetinghouse Cemetery, located at the intersection of Route 28 and Meetinghouse Road, Mashpee (MA). The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is closely related to...

11. Gravestone of Abigail Pocknet (d. 1846). Gravestone of Abigail Pocknet (d. 1846). Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Indian Meetinghouse Cemetery; Pocknet, Abigail gravestone; Urn Willow; Neoclassicism; Greek Revival; Vertical Gravestone of Abigail Pocknet (d. 1846) in the Indian Meetinghouse Cemetery, located at the intersection of Route 28 and Meetinghouse Road, Mashpee (MA). This stone has an Urn Willow motif: this is probably...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. Gravestone of Cornelia Amos. Gravestone of Cornelia Amos. Amos, Cornelia gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death Gravestone of Cornelia Amos in the Indian Meetinghouse Cemetery, located at the intersection of Route 28 and Meetinghouse Road, Mashpee (MA). The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is closely related to the Wampanoag...

18. 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...

19. Gravestone of Daniel [?] (d. 1862). Gravestone of Daniel [?] (d. 1862). Burial Practice; Cemetery; Daniel gravestone; Death Gravestone of Daniel [?] (d. 1862) in the Indian Meetinghouse Cemetery, located at the intersection of Route 28 and Meetinghouse Road, Mashpee (MA). The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is closely related to the...

20. 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...