Pierce and Robinson (Tomb t)

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Tomb t Inscription
Rev. John Pierce

Tomb t, Pierce and Robinson

Tablet on tomb: Mrs Abigail Pierce died July 2, 1800: aged 25. John, son of J. & A. Pierce, died Ap. 18, 1802 Æ 3. Robert, son of J. & L. Pierce, died 6 Oct. 1819, Æt. 6.

Not on Tablet, but buried in tomb t:

Feraline Walley Pierce, b. Mar. 20. 1810, d. -. dau. of J. & L. Pierce.
William Blake Pierce, b. Sept. 26, 1815, d. -, son of J. & L. Pierce.
Matthew, a family servant.
Data from Mrs. H. V. Poor, 1910.

Monument over tomb:

Deacon John Robinson Died Jan. 13, 1855, aged 91 yrs. 6 mos. Mrs. Lucy Robinson Died Nov. 7th, 1845, aged 75 yrs. Lucy Robinson Died Feb. 7th, 1793, aged 4 mos. Jane Kelton Robinson Bapt. Oct. 18, 1795 Sarah Breck Robinson, bapt. April 1, 1798 by Mr. Porter Died June 24th, 1798, aged 3 mos. Lucy Robinson Bapt. Dec. 19, 1799, by Rev. John Pierce John Robinson Bapt. Nov. 14, 1802, by Mr. Foster James Robinson Bapt. Dec. 23, 1805 Samuel Albert Robinson Bapt. Dec. 3, 1809 Ellen Louisa Robinson Died Oct. 20th, 1832 John Robinson Bugbee Died Aug. 27, 1824, aged 2 yrs. Martha Louisa Bugbee Died Nov. 9, 1831, aged 1 yr. 9 m. Mr. Asa Bugbee Died Dec. 15, 1831, aged 41 yrs. 6 m. John Robinson Bugbee Died Nov. 7th, 1852, aged 6 yrs. I m.

(The last four removed to lot 71.)

Martha Louisa Fairbanks Died Sept. 13th, 1834, aged 1 yr. 2 mos. Removed to lot 86. James Henry Robinson Died Sept. 28th, 1834, aged 4 mos. Caroline Francis Robinson Died Dec. 31st, 1842, aged 7 yrs. 3 mos. Eliza Jane Robinson Died Dec. 20th, 1844, aged 3 years Mrs. Louisa C. Robinson Died July 20th, 1848, aged 35 years

Deacon John Robinson was born in Dorchester in 1763. He married Miss Lucy Withington, and both were active members in the First Church.

Deacon Robinson was overseer of the poor and a selectman for thirty years. He was also representative in the State Legislature twelve years.

When Mr. Robinson had held the office of Deacon fifty-seven years he was presented with a beautiful silver goblet, with the following inscription: TO DEACON JOHN ROBINSON FROM THE FIRST CHURCH IN BROOKLINE RECALLING HIS LONG AND FAITHFUL SERVICES AND GRATEFUL FOR HIS CONSISTENT EXAMPLE OF LOVE TOWARD GOD AND MAN. PRESENTED MAY 14th, 1854 THE 57th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS APPOINTMENT TO OFFICE H. F. W., p. 179.

Text from Harriet Alma Cummings. Burials and Inscriptions in the Walnut Street Cemetery. Brookline: The Riverdale Press, 1920.

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