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Epitaph On Gabriel Sistares Grave Marker
Posted by: Ralph Davis, Jr (ID *****1683) Date: October 10, 2011 at 05:25:37
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Epitaph on the grave marker over Captain Gabriel Sistares grave in New London, Connecticut. His grave has a stone table on top of it with this epitaph inscribed thereon.

"In memory of Captain Gabriel Sistare, who died Feb. 26th, 1795, about 70 years. He was born in the City of Barcelona, Kingdom of Spain, 1725, and came to this City
October 14th, 1771, where he spent the remainder of his day's, beloved by his neighbors, for he was Charitable and Humane; esteemed by his friends, for he was upright and sincere; respected by his acquaintances, for he was a worthy man and a good citizen."

(Note...Lived in New London for 24 years.)
From History of New London, Connecticut by Frances
Manwaring, Caulkins, New London.....

Ralph Thomas Davis Jr.
4th GGGG Grandson of Captain Don Gabriel Lazaro Sistare II
10 October 2011
Gastonia, North Carolina

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