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        HACKSTON, David.
Monuement in old churchyard, parish of Cupar, Fife, Scotland

    Here lie interred the heads of Laur Hay : and Andrew Pitulloch, who
    suffered martyrdom at Edinburgh, July 13th, 1681, for adhering to the
    word of God, and Scotland's covenanted work of reformation; and also
    one of the hands of David Hackston, of Rathillet, who was most cruelly
    martyred at Edinburgh, July 30th, 1680.

    Our persecutors filled with rage,
    Their brutish fury to assuage,
    Took heads and hands of martyrs off,
    That they might be the people's scoff.
    They Hackston's body cut asunder,
    And set it up a world's wonder
    In several places; to proclaim
    These monsters' glory and their shame.

    Source : Rogers 1871 v.2


HACKETT, Joan
Actress
Burial: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

    Joan Hackett
    1934 - 1983
    Go away - I'm asleep

    Source : findagrave.com, Memorial #1447


HAHN, William H.
Burial: Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA

    William H. Hahn Jr.
    1905 - 1980
    I told you I was sick

    Source : findagrave.com, Memorial #7968130


HALLIBURTON, Hamilton Douglas
Monumental inscription in New York, New York

    At Sandy Hook lie interred the remains of the honourable Hamilton Douglas
    Halliburton, son of Sholto Charles, earl of Morton, and heir of the
    ancient family fo Halliburton, of Pitcurr, in Scotland, who perished on
    this coast, with twelve more young gentlemen and one common seaman, in
    the spirited discharge of duty, on the 30 or 31 of December, 1783, born,
    the 10 of October, 1763, a youth, who in contempt of hardship or danger,
    though possessed of an ample fortune, served seven years in the British
    navy, with manly courage, and seemed to deserve a better fate. This
    plain monumental stone is erected by his unhappy mother, Katharine,
    countess dowager of Morton, to his dear memory and that of his unfortunate
    companions, James Champion, lieutenant of marines; Alexander Johnstone,
    George Paddy, Robert Haywood, midshipman; Charles Gascoigne, Andrew
    Hamilton, William Scott, David Reddie, William Tomlinson, William Spry,
    John M'Chain, Robert Wood, young gentlemen; George Towers, common seaman;
    cast away, all found dead and frozen, and buried in one grave.

    Source : Alden 1814 v.1


HAMILTON, Andrew
Monumental inscription in New York, New York

    At Sandy Hook lie interred the remains of the honourable Hamilton Douglas
    Halliburton, son of Sholto Charles, earl of Morton, and heir of the
    ancient family fo Halliburton, of Pitcurr, in Scotland, who perished on
    this coast, with twelve more young gentlemen and one common seaman, in
    the spirited discharge of duty, on the 30 or 31 of December, 1783, born,
    the 10 of October, 1763, a youth, who in contempt of hardship or danger,
    though possessed of an ample fortune, served seven years in the British
    navy, with manly courage, and seemed to deserve a better fate. This
    plain monumental stone is erected by his unhappy mother, Katharine,
    countess dowager of Morton, to his dear memory and that of his unfortunate
    companions, James Champion, lieutenant of marines; Alexander Johnstone,
    George Paddy, Robert Haywood, midshipman; Charles Gascoigne, Andrew
    Hamilton, William Scott, David Reddie, William Tomlinson, William Spry,
    John M'Chain, Robert Wood, young gentlemen; George Towers, common seaman;
    cast away, all found dead and frozen, and buried in one grave.

    Source : Alden 1814 v.1


HARPER, Richard and Mary
Landport Churchyard, Hampshire, England

    Sacred
    to the Memory of
    Richard Harper
    who departed this life Novr. 10th. 1848
    Aged 87 Years
    Also Mary Wife of the above
    who departed this life April 20th. 1850.
    Aged 81 Years.
    They was what they was, what every
    good Man and Woman ought to be;
    that was they.

    Source : Maiben 1870


HARRIS, Henry
Buried near Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Sacred to the Memory of
    Henry Harris,
    Born June 27th, 1821, of Henry Harris
    And Jane his Wife.
    Died on the 4th of May, 1837, by the kick of a colt in his bowels.

    Peaceable and quiet, a friend to his father and mother, and respected by all who knew him, and went to the world where horses don't kick, where sorrow and weeping is no more.

    Source : Eaton 1900


HARVEY, Mary
Died May 2, 1782, aged 63 years.
Buried in Copp's Hill burial ground, Boston, Massachusetts

    Mark, Traveller, this humble stone
    'Tis death's kind warning to prepare
    Thou too must hasten to the tomb
    And mingle with corruption there.

    Source : Norton 1921


HARVIE, Edwin James (esq.)
Died December 26, 1811
Buried in the crypt of the Monumental Church, Richmond, Virginia

HARVIE, Juliana or Julia (Miss.)
Died December 26, 1811
Buried in the crypt of the Monumental Church, Richmond, Virginia

HASELTON, Mary
Buried : Bury St. Edmunds Churchyard, Suffolk, England

    Here lies interred the Body of
    Mary Haselton,
    A Young Maiden of this Town,
    Born of Roman Catholic Parents,
    And virtuously brought up;
    Who being in the act of Prayer
    Repeating her Vespers,
    Was instantaneously killed by a flash
    Of lightning, August the 16th 1785.
    - Aged 9 Years -

    Not Siloams tower the Victims slew,
    Because above the many sinned the few,
    Nor here the fated lightning wreaked its rage,
    By Vengeance sent for crimes matured by age:
    The little suppliant with its hands upreared,
    Address'd her God in prayers the Priest had taught,
    His mercy prayed, and His protection sought;
    Learn Reader hence, that Wisdom to adore
    Thou canst not scann : & fear his boundless Power:
    Safe shalt thou be if thou perform'st His will,
    Blest if he spares, and more blest should He kill.

    Source : Maiben 1870


HAY, Laur.
Monuement in old churchyard, parish of Cupar, Fife, Scotland

    Here lie interred the heads of Laur Hay : and Andrew Pitulloch, who
    suffered martyrdom at Edinburgh, July 13th, 1681, for adhering to the
    word of God, and Scotland's covenanted work of reformation; and also
    one of the hands of David Hackston, of Rathillet, who was most cruelly
    martyred at Edinburgh, July 30th, 1680.

    Our persecutors filled with rage,
    Their brutish fury to assuage,
    Took heads and hands of martyrs off,
    That they might be the people's scoff.
    They Hackston's body cut asunder,
    And set it up a world's wonder
    In several places; to proclaim
    These monsters' glory and their shame.

    Source : Rogers 1871 v.2


HAY, Margaret
Monumental inscription : Lady Yester's Churchyard, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

    Translated from Latin :
    Here, or elsewhere, perhaps nowhere, are to be laid up the
    bones of John Mackenzie and Margaret Hay, mutually loving
    with chaste care - rewards of their faith, not works in humble hope
    expecting. For this square place, extending to five elnes, from the
    town council, to bury them and their heirs they obtained in the
    year of the Sun of Righteousness 1702.

    Source : Rogers 1871 v.1


HAYNES John
Fordington churchyard, near Dorchester, Dorset, England

    In memory of
    John Haynes
    Aged 77. Died 1799

    As those we love decay, we die in part,
    String after String is severed from the Heart,
    Till loosened life's at last but crumbling clay,
    Without one pang is glad to fall away,
    Unhappy he who latest feels the blow,
    Whose eyes have wept o'er every friend laid low,
    Dragged lingering on from partial Death, to Death,
    Till dying, all he can resign is breath.

    Source : Maiben 1870


HAYWOOD, Robert
Monumental inscription in New York, New York

    At Sandy Hook lie interred the remains of the honourable Hamilton Douglas
    Halliburton, son of Sholto Charles, earl of Morton, and heir of the
    ancient family fo Halliburton, of Pitcurr, in Scotland, who perished on
    this coast, with twelve more young gentlemen and one common seaman, in
    the spirited discharge of duty, on the 30 or 31 of December, 1783, born,
    the 10 of October, 1763, a youth, who in contempt of hardship or danger,
    though possessed of an ample fortune, served seven years in the British
    navy, with manly courage, and seemed to deserve a better fate. This
    plain monumental stone is erected by his unhappy mother, Katharine,
    countess dowager of Morton, to his dear memory and that of his unfortunate
    companions, James Champion, lieutenant of marines; Alexander Johnstone,
    George Paddy, Robert Haywood, midshipman; Charles Gascoigne, Andrew
    Hamilton, William Scott, David Reddie, William Tomlinson, William Spry,
    John M'Chain, Robert Wood, young gentlemen; George Towers, common seaman;
    cast away, all found dead and frozen, and buried in one grave.

    Source : Alden 1814 v.1


HEAPS, Earl Lee
Burial: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Sunnyvale, Dallas County, Texas, USA

    Daddy - Papa
    Earl Lee Heaps
    Oct. 16, 1915
    Sept. 29, 1984
    “I told you I was sick”

    Source : findagrave.com, Memorial #18147326


HEDDEN, Joseph
Buried in Newark, New Jersey

    This monument is sacred to the memory of Joseph Hedden esq who departed
    this life, the 27 of September, 1780 in the 52 year of his age. He was
    a firm friend to his country in the darkest times, zealous for American
    liberty in opposition to British tyranny, and, at last, fell a victim
    to British cruelty.

    Source : Alden 1814 v.1


HENDRIE, John
Buried in Inveravon, Banffshire, Scotland

    This stone was erected here by John Hendrie who died the 24th Dec. 1815 in the 63d year of his age with the concurrence of Penual Cameron his spouse who died 7 May 1818 in the 57th year of her age. &c.

    Source : Jervise 1875


HERON or HERRON, Sarah (Mrs.)
Died December 26, 1811
Buried in the crypt of the Monumental Church, Richmond, Virginia

HESSEL, Phoebe
Brighton Churchyard, Sussex, England

    In Memory of
    Phoebe Hessel
    who was born at Stepney in the year 1713.
    She served for many years
    as a private Soldier in the 5th Regt of Foot
    in different parts of Europe
    and in the Year 1745 fought under the Command
    of the Duke of Cumberland
    at the Battle of Fontenoy,
    when she received a bayonet wound in her arm.
    Her long life which commenced in the time of
    Queen Anne,
    extended to the reign of
    George IV;
    by whose munificence she received comfort
    and support in her latter years.
    She died at Brighton where she had long resided
    Decr 12th 1821 : Aged 108 Years.

    Source : Maiben 1870


HILL, Dewey
Burial: Oakland Cemetery, Warren, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA

    Dewey Hill
    1899 - 1938
    Sure hope it's better where you
    went then where you've been
    A.H. Hill - son - 1982

    Source : findagrave.com, Memorial #7077710


HILL, Otwell (Dr.)
Memorial inscription in Lincoln Cathedral, Lincolnshire, England
Died in 1616, aged 56 years

    Doctor Otwell Hill
    'Tis Otwell Hill, a holy Hill,
    And, truly, sooth to say,
    Upon this hill, he praised still,
    The Lord both night and day.
    Upon this hill this Hill did cry,
    Aloud the Scripture letter,
    And strove your wicked villains by
    Good counsel to make better.
    And now this Hill tho' under stones,
    Has the Lord's hill to lie on;
    For Lincoln Hill has got his bones
    His soul, the Hill of Sion.

    Source : Howe 1901


HINDE, Thomas
Bolsover churchyard, Derbyshire

    Here
    lies, in a horizontal position, the outside
    case of
    Thomas Hinde,
    Clock and Watch-maker,
    Who departed this life, wound up in hope of
    being taken in hand by his Maker, and being
    thoroughly cleaned, repaired, and set a-going
    in the world to come,
    On the 15th of August, 1836,
    In the 19th year of his age.

    Source : Andrews 1899


HISELAND, William
Chelsea Hospital, Middlesex, England

    Here lies William Hiseland,
    A Veteran, if ever Soldier was,
    Who merited well a Pension,
    If long service be a merit,
    Having served upwards of the days of Man.
    Ancient, but not superannuated;
    Engaged in a Series of Wars,
    Civil as well as Foreign,
    Yet maimed or worn out by neither.
    His complexion was Fresh and Florid;
    His Health Hale and Hearty;
    His memory Exact and Ready.
    In Stature
    He exceeded the Military Size;
    In Strength
    He surpassed the Prime of Youth;
    And
    What rendered his age still more Patriarchal,
    When above a Hundred Years old
    He took unto him a Wife!
    Read! fellow Soldiers, and reflect
    That there is a Spiritual Warfare,
    As well as a Warfare Temporal.
    Born the 1st August, 1620,
    Died the 17th of February, 1732,
    Aged One Hundred and Twelve.

    Source : Andrews 1899


HITCHCOCK, Jonathan P.
Memorial in Providence, Rhode Island

    Sacred to the memory of mr. Jonathan P. Hitchcock, who died at sea,
    10 January, 1803, aetatis 25. Erected by his widow Elizabeth, who claims

    This sacred spot and consecrated keeps
    To him, who in the ocean's bosom sleeps;
    Yet, though his body sinks, beneath the wave,
    An early victim to a wat'ry grave,
    His soul aloft will yon bright realms explore
    Where storms ne'er rise, nor angry billows roar.

    Source : Alden 1814 v.4


HODGE, Thomas (Captain)
Memorial inscription in the Church of St Mary, Wedmore, Somerset, England

    Sacred to the memorie of Captain Thomas Hodges, of the county of
    Somerset, esq.; who at the siege of Antwerpe, aboute 1583, with
    unconquered courage, wonne two ensignes from the enemy, where,
    receiving his las wound, he gave three legacies : his soule to the
    Lord Jesus, his body to be lodged in Flemish earth, his heart to be
    sent to his dear wife in England: -

    Here lies his wounded heart, for whome
    One kingdom was too small a roome:
    Two kingdoms therefore have thought good to part
    So stout a body and so brave a heart.

    Source : Fairley 1873


HODGSON, Andrew
Buried : Stepney churchyard, Middlesex, England

    Sacred
    To the memory of
    Andrew Hodgson
    of Blyth, in the County
    of Northumberland; Master Mariner:
    who departed this life May 14th, 1810.
    Aged 21 Years.

    At anchor laid remote from home,
    Toiling I cry, Sweet Spirit come;
    Celestial breeze no longer stay,
    But swell my sails and speed my way.

    Fain would I mount, fain would I glow,
    And loose my cable from below;
    But I can only spread my sail,
    Thou, thou, must breathe th'auspicious gale.

    Source : Roffe 1859


HONEYWOOD, Michael (Very Rev.)
Epitaph in Lincoln Cathedral, Lincolnshire, England

    Here lieth the Body of
    Michael Honeywood, D.D.,
    Dean of Lincoln, who died Sept. 7, 1681, aged 85.
    He was Grandchild, and one of the 367 persons
    That Mary, the Wife of Robert Honeywood, Esq.,
    Did see before she died lawfully descended from her;
    That is,
    Sixteen of her own body,
    One hundred and fourteen Grandchildren,
    Two hundred and twenty-eight of the third generation,
    And nine of the fourth.

    (Lady Mary Honeywood died at Markshall in Essex, in
    1620, aged ninety-two, and in the forty-fourth year of her
    widowhood.)

    Source : Johnson 1883


HOOKER, Jane; HOOKER, Phillip; HOOKER, Jane; HOOKER, Benn.
Buried : St. John's churchyard, Deptford, Kent, England.

    Here lies
    Intered the Body of
    Mrs. Elizabeth Lea,
    (widow of Richd. Lea Esqre.,
    and Daughter of
    Daniel Furzer Esqre.)
    who died Novr. ye 15th 1754,
    aged 42 Years.
    Also the Body of
    Mr. Phillip Hooker,
    Husband of the above
    Jane Hooker, who died
    May 14th 1778, aged 63 Years.

    These letters were
    Recut by John David Rolt,
    and Phillip Hooker, great-grandsons
    of Elizabeth Lea:
    1840

    Also the body of Benn. Hooker
    Great-grandson of the above
    Mr. Phillip Hooker;
    Obt. 7th Jany, 1852; aged 31 years.

    Source : Roffe 1859


HOOKES, Nicholas
Conway, Caernavonshire, Wales

    Here lyeth ye bodye of Nich: Hookes of Conway, gen., who
    was ye 41st child of his father William Hookes Esqre.
    by Alice his Wife, and ye father of 27 children, who
    dyed ye 20th day of March 1637.

    Source : Ravenshaw 1878


HOOKS, Nicholas
Aberconway Churchyard, Caernavonshire, Wales

    Here lieth the body of Nicholas Hooks, of Conway, gent., who was the
    one-and-fortieth child of his father, William Hooks, Esq., by Alice
    his wife, and the father of seven-and-twenty children; he died the
    20th day of March, 1637.

    Source : Fairley 1873


HORNE, Sally
Inscription in a small and solitary Churchyard in Kent, England

    To the memory of my four wives, who all died within the space of ten
    years, but more pertickler to the last, Mrs. Sally Horne, who has left
    me and four dear children : she was a good, sober, and clean soul, and
    may i soon go to her - A.D. 1732 :

    Dear wives, if you and i shall all go to heaven,
    The Lord be blest, for then we shall be even,

    William Joy Horne, Carpenter

    Source : Fairley 1873


HOWE, Mark Anthony De Wolfe, William, and James
Memorial in Bristol, Rhode Island

    This pyramid is erected to perpetuate the memory of three promising
    youths, sons of mr. Perley Howe and Abigail, his wife; Mark Anthony
    De Wolfe Howe, born, 29 April, 1777, William Howe, born, 4 November,
    1778, and James Howe, born, 2 May, 1781. Returning from a voyage
    around the world, they were, probably, wrecked on this coast, in
    the winter of 1802.
    One fate surpris'd them,
    And one grave receiv'd them.

    Source : Alden 1814 v.4


HOWELLS, J. A.
Buried : Jefferson, Ohio
Veteran editor of the Ashtabula Sentinel.
Gravestone placed in the Jefferson, Ohio cemetery on July 19, 1913.
The gravestone consist of the “make-up” stone used by Mr. Howells for fifty years, during his successive evolutions as printer's devil, printer, and editor. It is inscribed with these lines written by William Dean Howells, a brother of the editor :

    Stone, upon which with hands of boy and man,
    He framed the history of his time untill,
    Week after week, the varying record ran.
    To its half-centuried tale of well and ill.
    Remember now how true through all those days
    He was - friend, brother, husband, son -
    Fill the whole limit of your space with praise.
    There needs no room for blame - blame there was none.

    Source : The New York Times, July 20, 1913


HUGHES, Mary
Died in 1765, aged 46 years.
Buried in Copp's Hill burial ground, Boston, Massachusetts

    Time, What an empty vapour t'is,
    And days, how swift the flay:
    Our life is ever on the Wing,
    And Death is ever nigh.
    The Moment when our Lives begin,
    We all begin to die.

    Source : Norton 1921


HULM, John
Buried : St. Machael's graveyard, Coventry, Warwickshire
Engaged over sixty years as a compositor on the Coventry Mercury.

    Here
    lies inter'd
    the mortal remains
    of
    John Hulm,
    Printer,
    who, like an old, worn-out type,
    battered by frequent use,
    reposes in the grave.
    But not without a hope that at some future time
    he might be cast in the mould of righteousness,
    And safely locked-up
    in the chase of immortality.
    He was distributed from the board of life
    on the 9th day of Sept., 1827,
    Aged 75.
    Regretted by his employers,
    and respected by his fellow artists.

    Source : Andrews 1899


HUNT, Ammey
Died 1769
Buried in Copp's Hill burial ground, Boston, Massachusetts

    A sister of Sarah Lucas lieth here,
    Whom I did Love most Dear;
    And now her Soul hath took its Flight,
    And bed her Spightful Foes good Night.

    Source : Norton 1921


HUNTER, Arianna (Miss.)
Died December 26, 1811
Buried in the crypt of the Monumental Church, Richmond, Virginia

HUNTER, John
Stonemason
Buried in 1800 at Hurworth-on-Tees, County Durham, England

    My Guaging Sticks is now laid by,
    My sliding rule neglected lie
    My Box my Tape and likewise Branans,
    Must now be put in other hands;
    My Brass receiver and my float
    Will never more engage my thought.
    My Worke is off My Gages Cast
    My Book end's closed, I've done at last.

    Source : Johnson 1883




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