Tombstone Tuesday — Nathaniel Guild (1712-1796) in Guild Burial Ground, Walpole, Mass.

I have collected a number of gravestone photographs from my own camera and from Find A Grave memorials over many years, and thought I would share them one at a time for Tombstone Tuesday.

Here is the gravestone of my 6th great-grandfather, Nathaniel Guild (1711-1785) in Vine Lake Cemetery in Medfield, Massachusetts:


The inscription from the photograph is:


NATHANIEL GUILD
Died
SEPT 9, 1796.
in the 87th year
of his Age.
—-
Mr. Nathaniel Guild lays beneath
this stone. He gave this land for
a burying ground and was the
first person buried here.

The source citation for this gravestone is:


Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 17 August 2020), memorial page for Nathaniel Guild (20 Mar 1712–9 Sep 1796), Find a Grave Memorial no. 26680579, citing Guild Burial Ground, Walpole, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Deborah A Smith (contributor 46582517) .

Thank you to Deborah A. Smith for creating this Find A Grave memorial and for taking this photograph.

Nathaniel Guild (1712-1796) and Mary (Boyden) Guild (1708-1776) 
are my 6th great-grandparents.   Nathaniel was the son of Nathaniel Guild (16779-1774) and Mehitable Hartshorn (1683-1771).  Mary Boyden was the daughter of Thomas Boyden (1682-1770) and Deborah Wight (1685-1730).    Nathaniel and Mary (Boyden) Guild married in 1733 in Dedham, Mass., and had 6 children, including my 5th great-grandmother, 
Mary Guild (1735-1800), who married Amos Plimpton (1735-1808), in 1756.

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Posted On: August 18, 2020 at 10:20AM