Friday, June 25, 2010

The disappearing markers

"All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again." Ecclesiastes 3:20

There is no better reminder of this phrase than the disappearing stones and markers you come across in a cemetery. Stones, such as these, seem all the more poignant. It is as though the earth is taking them back.

Jennet died Apr 22 1863, 2 y, 8 m, 19 d, dau of ? & Elizabeth Sharp
Robert Pringle a native of Glasgow Scotland, died July 27, 1854 aged 19 years.
Robert Douglas ? died 9th Dec. 1856 aged ?
? Elizabeth Jane their adopted daughter aged 15 years
Lydia Jane Died Aug 3 1851 aged 6 years Cholera
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