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Re: The Dryburgh Forsons
Posted by: Andrew Granger Forson Date: December 29, 2001 at 14:48:49
In Reply to: The Dryburgh Forsons by Andrew Granger Forson of 133

Inscription on front of the third memorial stone (each line is centred on the stone):-
ERECTED BY
WILLIAM FORSON
IN MEMORY OF
HIS FATHER AND MOTHER.
ZERUBABEL FORSON
WHO DIED AT DRYBURGH
3RD FEBY 1850 AGED 55 YEARS
AND ISABEL HARDIE
DIED 5TH MARCH 1880 AGED 72 YEARS
ALSO HIS WIFE
JANE SMAIL
DIED 5TH APRIL 1903 AGED 73 YEARS.
THE ABOVE
WILLIAM FORSON
DIED 2ND DECR 1909
AGED 81 YEARS.
ALSO JANET, DAUGHTER OF
WILLIAM AND JANE FORSON,
WHO DIED AT GALASHIELS
17TH APRIL 1878, AGED 12 YEARS
ALSO ISABELLA, YOUNGEST
DAUGHTER OF THE ABOVE
DIED 5TH JUNE 1920
AGED 52 YEARS.
ALSO DAVID JOHN FORSON
DIED 10TH APRIL 1931 AGED 53 YEARS
AND WILLIAM FORSON
DIED 3RD NOV 1937 AGED 68 YEARS

Inscription on the reverse of the third memorial stone (each line is centred on the stone):-
IN
MEMORY OF
DAVID J. FORSON,
DIED 17TH APRIL 1918, AGED 72 YEARS
ALSO HIS WIFE
MARGARET HARVEY,
DIED 2ND MAY 1890, AGED 45 YEARS.
ALSO THEIR DAUGHTER JANE,
DIED 3RD FEBY 1888, AGED 8 YEARS.
ALSO ZERUBABEL FORSON,
DIED 18TH JULY 1923, AGED 58 YEARS.
ALSO HIS WIFE
MARGARET BAIN,
DIED 28TH JULY 1922 AGED 56 YEARS.
WILLIAM B. FORSON
DIED 12TH JUNE 1946 AGED 51 YEARS.
BELOVED HUSBAND OF CATHERINE TYSON
DAVID JOHN FORSON
DIED 27TH DEC 1946 AGED 53 YEARS.
BELOVED HUSBAND OF NETTIE B. MARTIN
BOTH SONS OF ZERUBBABEL FORSON.
THE ABOVE NETTIE B. MARTIN
DIED 14TH DEC 1982 AGED 92 YEARS.


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