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SAMUEL MEGQUIRE AND WIFE ABIGAIL MAINE
Posted by: Linda Clark (ID *****3946) Date: February 04, 2005 at 09:27:38
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In Downeast Ancestry , Volume 1 Number 4 December 1977 PAGE 13

MEGQUIRES BURIED AT HIGHLAND CEMETERY - WEST POLAND, MAINE

SAMUEL MEGQUIRE WAS THE SON OF EDMUND CLARK MEGQUIRE AND A GRANDSON OF JOHN MEGQUIRE OF NEW, GLOUCESTER, MAINE

MR. SAMUEL MEGQUIRE
DIED JULY 22, 1824
AGED 32 YEARS, 3 MONTHS

"WHILE IN THE BLOOM, OF LIFE WITH PROSPECTS BRIGHT AND FAIR A STROKE OF LIGHTNING FROM THE CLOUDS DID LAY ME SILENT HERE."

THREE BOLTS OF LIGHTNING ARE ETCHED ON THE REVERSE SIDE OF THIS STONE.

IN MEMORY OF ABIGAIL
WIFE OF SAMUEL MEGQUIRE, WHO
DIED SEPTEMBER 4, 1848
AGED 56 YEARS, 10 MONTHS , 28 DAYS

"MY YEARS OF SUFFERING THOUGH SEVERE, HAVE PASSED AWAY AND FLED. I FIND IT QUIET RESTING HERE, AMONG THE SILENT DEAD."

ABIGAIL KEENE MEGQUIRE SUFFERED FROM DIABETES FOR MANY YEARS AND ONE OF HER LEGS HAD BEEN AMPUTATED.

INFO SUBMITED BY MRS. MARCHON OF NEW YORK


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