Some fascinating things onold tombstones!
In a Thurmont, Maryland , cemetery:
Here lies an Atheist, all dressed up and no place to go.
In a London , England cemetery:
Here lies Ann Mann, Who lived an old maid but died an old Mann. Dec. 8,1767 =============================
In a Ribbesford, England , cemetery:
Anna Wallace The children of Israel wanted bread, And the Lord sent them manna. Clark Wallace wanted a wife, And the Devil sent him Anna. ===============================
In a Ruidoso, New Mexico , cemetery:
Here lies Johnny Yeast... Pardon me for not rising.
In a Uniontown, Pennsylvania , cemetery:
Here lies the body of Jonathan Blake.Stepped on the gas instead of the brake.
A lawyer's epitap h in England :
Sir John Strange.Here lies an honest lawyer,and that is Strange.
On a grave from the 1880s in Nantucket , Massachusetts :
Under the sod and under the trees,Lies the body of Jonathan Pease.He is not here, there's only the pod.Pease shelled out and went to God.
In a cemetery in England :
Remember man, as you walk by,As you are now, so once was I As I am now, so shall you be.Remember this and follow me.
To which someone replied by writing on the tombstone: To follow you I'll not consent ... Until I know which way you went.