Thursday, April 28, 2011

Passage to heaven

The columns and the leafy branches they support form an arch, a symbol of the passage to heaven, on the grave marker of Rebecca Moyer (b. 1817, d. 1845).

Then again, perhaps the gravestone carver was simply making a fitting frame for the circular inscription.

wife of Elias Moyer
born Jun
16th AD 1817
& died Aug
7th 1845
Aged 28 Y
1 mo
22 d

Remember when this you see
To prepare for Eternity

Baltimore‐Geohegan Cemetery, Fairfield County, Ohio

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