Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tombstone Tuesday -- Patience (Hamant) Smith (1735-1780) in Plains Cemetery, Walpole, Massachusetts

I have collected a number of gravestone photographs from Find A Grave over many years, and thought I would share them one at a time for Tombstone Tuesday.

Here is the gravestone of my 5th great-grandmother, Patience (Hamant) Smith (1735-1780) in Plains Cemetery in Walpole, Massachusetts:

The inscription says:
In Memory of
Patience, wife of
Moses Smith Who di
ed Dec'r 30, 1780 In ye
46th(?) year of her age

The source citation for this gravestone is:

Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 01 June 2020), memorial page for Patience Hamant Smith (6 Apr 1735–30 Dec 1780), Find a Grave Memorial no. 74017466, citing Plains Cemetery, Walpole, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by genealogyfever (contributor 46554566) .

Thank you to genealogyfever for creating this Find A Grave memorial and to Laurie Kearney for taking the photograph.

Moses and Patience (Hamant) Smith are my 5th great-grandparents.  
Patience Hamant (1735-1780) is the daughter of Timothy and Hephzibah (Clark) Hamant of Medfield, Massachusetts, and married Moses Smith (1732-1806) in 1762 in Medfield, Massachusetts.  They had four children, including Aaron Smith (1765-1841), who married Mercy Plimpton (1772-1850) in 1795.

A biographical sketch for Patience (Hamant) Smith is in 
52 Ancestors - Week 114: #137 Patience (Hamant) Smith (1735-1780)


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