Featured Gravestone – Sarah Jenkins

Section:  St. Peter’s Episcopal

Material:  White marble

Misc.:  Finely carved stone with large center tablet surrounded by palms and an urn with drapery in the tympanum.  Minimal chipping to visible edges, some weathering to main inscription and lower edges are embedded in the earth.  An inscription near the base is obscured by earth and grass.

Inscription:  Sacred to the memory of Sarah Jenkins, daughter of David and Hannah Jenkins, who died 11th Nov’r  1825, Aged 24 years.

According to the Common Council inventory of graves relocated, both David and Hannah Jenkins are also interred here.  David died February 1, 1827 at the age of 57 and Hannah died December 20, 1817 at age 49 years and 5 months.  Their stones may be located near Sarah’s, but have not yet been photographed or identified.

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