Archive for August 5th, 2010

Of all the double stones I found in West Herrick Cemetery, this one was the one that tugged at my heartstrings the most.


It is for Susan Grace and her Twin Sister. No name, just twin sister. I have struggled to read more of the inscription and just can’t make enough out. Susan must have outlived her twin. Was the twin stillborn? Did she only live an hour? Did Susan manage to survive her by days or weeks that would explain why one of them was named and one was not? Is the difference in the names to signify that one was christened or baptized and one was not?

I was finally able to read the line “Our daughters.” If anyone can make out more of this stone, I would love to know what you think it says.




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