Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Wednesday’s child: Gideon Bradley

memory of
son of Hentry and
Mary Bradley
born Septr 25th 1842
died Octo[r] 4th 1842
aged 9 days.

I take these little lambs,
said He,
And lay them on my breast.
Protection they shall find
in me,
In me be ever blest.

The epitaph is from the hymn “Thy Life I Read” by Samuel Stennett (b. 1727, d. 1795).

Glick-Brick Church-Hoy Cemetery, Fairfield County, Ohio

1 comment:

  1. Great Idea. My daughter and I just found a child's tombstone. We've been trying to uncover the details. I want the child to not be forgotten. Thanks for sharing.


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