Wearing a Beard.
— Leominster, Mass., 1873
— Cripple Creek, Colo., c. 1875
Unmarried as yet
— Wimbledon, England, c. 1900
The children of Israel wanted bread,
And the Lord he sent them manna,
Old Clerk Wallace wanted a wife,
And the Devil he sent him Anna.
— Ribbesford, England, c. 1770
Here lies my wife,
Here lies she,
— Ulverston, England, c. 1750
Sacred to the Memory of Mr.
Jared Bates who Died Aug. the 6th
1800. His Widow aged 24 who mourns
as one who can be comforted lives
at 7 Elm Street this village
and possesses every qualification
for a good wife.
— Lincoln, Maine, 1800