Hobart Cemetery Epitaphs

Here are the epitaphs of the graves I could read in the Hobart Cemetery. Some are exact transcriptions with accurate language, however, with the interruption of the sheriff’s department, most are just the pertinent dates on the stones along with the names. Hopefully I will have the time to come back later and more accurately transcribe the stones. The first burial upon this hill was: DRUSILLA HOBARTdaughter of Thomas and Janewho died March 3 1793aged 16 years 11 months“Here lies a corpse both cold and __The first inter’d upon this hillIn her 17th year God saw it bef(it)The fate of … Continue reading Hobart Cemetery Epitaphs

Hobart Cemetery, Hanson, MA

Today I ventured out to a abandoned little-known cemetery in Hanson, MA, the “Hobart Cemetery”. My father had mentioned its location to me, and I had seen several passing references to it in my readings. When I headed out early in the morning, it was pouring, but I was looking forward to the adventure of trekking out into the woods and finding it’s location, not worried too much about the fact that taking decent photos would be impossible. After a few errands and a half hour drive, the rain had lessened to a drizzle, but I was still glad I … Continue reading Hobart Cemetery, Hanson, MA