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1. Daniel, Esq Nunez

Daniel, Esq Nunez Grave Site.

In Memory ofDANIEL NUNEZ Esqwho departed this LifeMay 28, 1775 In the45 Year of his Age

2. Ryves, Esq. Holt

Ryves Esq Holt Grave site.

In Memory ofMr: RYVES HOLT Esq: whoDeptd: this life May 8th 1763 inthe 67 Year of his AgeWhose Amiabel Qualities andBenevolent Disposition: WhenLiving Endeared him to hisFriends.

3. Elizabeth H. Cullen

Elizabeth H. Cullen Grave site

INMemory ofELIZABETH H. CULLENRelict of Charles M. Cullenborn February 30th 1760and departed this lifeSeptember 30th A.D. 1838Aged 78 years & 7 months-----She stretched out her hands to the poorYea she reached forth her hands to the needy Prov 31st Chap 8 20th ver

4. William Marshall

William Marshall grave site.

WILLIAM MARSHALL Died June 21st 1850 aged 76 years Dearest Father thou hast left us Here the loss we deeply feel But tis God who hast bereft us He can all our sorrows heal

5. David Hall

David Hall Grave site.

DAVID HALLCOLONEL DEL REGREV. WARJAN 4, 1752 SEPT. 18, 1817

6. Rev. Matthew Wilson

Rev. Matthew Wilson grave site.

A humble MemorialDedicated to the virtues & abilities ofThe Rev. Matthew Wilson, D. D.For 50 years the loved & revered (father)of the churchThe [?] of his genius & the ardor of [his [?]]formed a character which would have beenVenerated by the literary worldtho it had been unaided by [ ? ]of the heartwhich adorned his life & perpetuated his memoryThe benevolence & extended charity whichhe daily exhibitedRevered him [?] sensibility of a man & [the [?]]of a ChristianBeing a man of whom the world was not [?]He was removed from it; to walk with [?]Hin in salvation and the clims of [?]The people to whom his influential laborwere devoted, so long & so faithfullyhave created this stoneIn memory of his extensive serviceAnd as a little tribute of affection & gratitude"Sic nobis contingat vivere sicque mori"He died March 31, 1790, Aged 61 years.

7. Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson Grave site.

MATTHEW JOHNSON [curved on stone] CO. K 25TH U.S. C.T.

8. William Peery

WILLIAM PEERYCAPT DELAWARE MILITIAREV WAR1743 1800

9. Dr. Theodore Wilson

Sacredto the memory ofDOCTOR THEODORE WILSONwho was born on the 28th of June1772Aged 27 years 5 months & 8 daysSerene, manly hardened to sustainThe load of life and exercised in pain

10. Margaret Huling

HERE LYETH Ye BODY OF MARGRET Ye WIDDW OF JAMES HULING WHO DESESt FEBRY Ye 16TH IN ye 76 YEAR OF HER AGE 1707 BORN 1631

11. John P. Virden

VIRDEN JOHN P. VIRDEN 1849 -1934LOUISE M. VIRDEN 1854 - 1924

12. Henry, Doct. Fisher

Here Lies the Body ofDoct. HENRY FISHERWho Departed this Life June 8, 1746Aged 51 Years 7 MoAlso SARAH ENGLANDHis Grand Child who Died Sep 29, 1776Aged 10 MonthsAlsoWOOD FISHERSon of HENRY & DIANAFISHER his Wife who Departed this Life Sept. 28 174(9)IN the 19 Year of his Age

13. Ebe W. Tunnell

EBE W. TUNNELLDec. 31, 1844 - Dec. 18, 1917Govenor of Delaware1896 - 1900

14. George S. Messersmith

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MESSERSMITHGEORGE S. MESSERSMITHOct. 3, 1883 - Jan. 29, 1960American Foreign Service1914 - 1947Assistant Secretary of State1937 - 1940Ambassador1940 - 1947MARION LEE MUSTARDWife ofGeorge S. MessersmithSept. 4, 1887Nov. 16, 1966

15. William Paynter Orr

========NORTH======WILLIAM PAYNTER ORR BORN FEB. 29 A.D. 1824 FELL ASLEEP JUNE 23 1.D. 1894 -------------------------------------------------WARDEN, AND VESTRY MAN OF ST. PETERS CHURCH FORTY NINE YEARS: 1845 TO 1894 =============SOUTH========== EMILY HUNTER ORR BORN MARCH 23, A.D. 1830 FELL ASLEEP FEB 1 A.D. 1893 WITH THY SAINTS

16. Rhoads Shankland

RHOADS SHANKLAND son of RHOADS SHANKLAND &MARY his Wife departed this life the (20)th of October 1799Aged 9 months & 17 DaysBehold the lovely babe is dedAnd number'd now among the (Heallas) gone to heaven for to weara crown of glo

17. Daniel Rodney

DANIEL RODNEY BORN SEPTEMBER 10, 1764 DIED SEPTEMBER 2, 1846 ENDOWED WITH A STRONG MIND IMPROVED BY SELF CULTURE, HE WAS EARLY CALLED TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE OF HIS NATIVE STATE. HE HELD FOR SEVERAL YEARS THE OFFICE OF JUDGE AND WAS AFTERWARDS ELECTED GOVERNOR OF THE STATE AND MEMBER OF CONGRESS. IN THESE EXALTED STATIONS HE SHOWED A HIGH DEGREE OF PRACTICAL WISDOM AND SOUND JUDGEMENT WHILE HIS INFLEXIBLE INTEGRITY SECURED THE CONFIDENCE AND ESTEEM OF HIS FELLOW MEN. BUT IT WAS IN DOMESTIC LIFE THAT HE EXHIBITED THE MOST ENGAGING QUALITIES AND IN THE PURITY OF HIS MANNERS. THE GENTLENESS OF HIS DISPOSITION AND TRULY CHRISTIAN EXAMPLE HAS LEFT HIS CHILDREN A LEGACY MORE TO BE PRIZED THAN OFFCE OR RENOWN.

18. Bailey Art West

BAILY ART. WEST BORN NOV 24, 1808 DIED FEB 22, 1879 ------------------ MARY ANN HIS WIFE BORN DEC 1, 1808 DIED FEB 24, 1879 ------------------- LOVELY IN THEIR LIVES IN DEATH UNDIVIDED

19. Ebe T. Lynch

EBE T. LYNCH1874 - 1916VIRGINIA J. LYNCH1877 - 1936

20. Mary Burton

ihsMARYWIFE OFD. D. BURTON.DAUGHTER OFPETER R. BURTON.BORN APR. 19, 1851DIED APR. 17, 1904----"MAKE ME TO BE NUMBERED WITHTHY SAINTS."

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1. Daniel, Esq Nunez

Daniel, Esq Nunez Grave Site.

2. Ryves, Esq. Holt

Ryves Esq Holt Grave site.

3. Elizabeth H. Cullen

Elizabeth H. Cullen Grave site

4. William Marshall

William Marshall grave site.

5. David Hall

David Hall Grave site.

6. Rev. Matthew Wilson

Rev. Matthew Wilson grave site.

7. Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson Grave site.