Dear little one, thy pains are ended,
Thou hast found a better home;
Thy songs are now with angels' blended,
Where no death or sorrow come.
Betsey S., wife of Mark Fisk
, died May 27, 1848, aged 38 years.
Free from sickness, pain, and grief,
All earth's weary hours are past,
Thy spirit soars to seek relief,
To dwell with God in Heaven at last.
William H., son of George & Mary Teasdale
, died June 22, 1855, Aet 3 yrs. & 2 mos.
Allena A., dau. of Benja.
F. & Frances Adams
, died Aug. 4, 1850, aged 10 mos. & 19 dys.
Eugene, youngest son of Francis G. & Hannah T. Gay
, died August 23, 1850, aged 3 years 8 months 9 days.
The grave is but the mansion
Where rest his mortal dust,
His spirit is in Heaven,
O mourner, hope and trust.
, dau. of John & Julia P. Gordon
, died May 10, 1855, aged 2 yrs. 9 mos. & 10 days.
‘Whom the gods love die early.’
This little seed of life and love,
Lent to us for a day—
This benediction from above,
Now in the ground we lay.
, died Dec. 30, 1848, aged 3 years.
Martha D., died Jan. 13, 1849, aged 5 years & 10 mos.
Children of Alfred B. & Hannah A. Chase
I took these little lambs, said he,
And laid them in my breast;