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  1. Grave-tober 25 – Nancy Adams

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    October 25, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s Grave-tober entry is an unusual one, one very nearly lost and forgotten. Mrs NANCY ADAMS A respectable colored woman. …
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  2. Grave-tober 24 – Eleazar Allen

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    October 24, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s entry, that of the headstone of Eleazar Allen in Chilmark on Martha’s Vineyard, isn’t about the stone itself (though …
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  3. Grave-tober 23 – Nathaniel Graves and the Felton Family Carvers

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    October 23, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    I had been making occasional trips to the various graveyards of Worcester County after I had moved there in 2005.  …
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  4. Grave-tober 22 – Chocksett’s Plague Year, 1756

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    October 22, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Chocksett (a shortened form of Woonksechocksett, a Nipmuc name meaning “the fox place”) was the original name for what is …
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  5. Grave-tober 21 – Margaret Haile (and Seth Luthor)

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    October 21, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s Grave-tober entry is this lovely memorial for Mrs. Margaret Haile, in Providence’s St. John’s Churchyard. In MEMEMORY Of Margaret …
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  6. Grave-tober 20 – Hasadiah Houghton

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    October 20, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    ‘Most of the gravestones I’ve highlighted this month have been created with some artistic intent, no matter how imperfectly realized.  …
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  7. Grave-tober 19 – Abram Bradly

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    October 19, 2018 by Bret Kramer (aka WinstonP)

    Today’s entry in the Grave-tober series is not so much about the deceased or their burial market, but rather a …
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