Sunday, September 11, 2011

Sisters?

The gravestone for Eliza Jane Bens (d. 1841) features a large, asymmetrical willow tree, its weeping branches so long that they touch the ground.


ELIZA JANE BENS
died May 9, 1841,
aged 22 years 2 months
& 19 days.

Go home my friends dry up your tears
I must lie here til Christ appears
Who you may hope will me restore
unto my friends to p______ more



On November 14, 1838, Henry Bentz and Eliza J. Twitchell were married in Delaware County, Ohio.

On November 11, 1841, Henry Bentz and Amanda S. Twitchell were married in Delaware County, Ohio.


Sisters? Would not be unusual for the time period.


Prospect Cemetery, Marion County, Ohio

1 comment:

  1. "unto my friends to part no more"

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