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1. Daniel, Esq Nunez

Daniel, Esq Nunez Grave Site.

In
Memory of
DANIEL NUNEZ Esq
who departed this Life
May 28, 1775 In the
45 Year of his Age

2. Ryves, Esq. Holt

Ryves Esq Holt Grave site.

In Memory of
Mr: RYVES HOLT Esq: who
Deptd: this life May 8th 1763 in
the 67 Year of his Age

Whose Amiabel Qualities and
Benevolent Disposition: When
Living Endeared him to his
Friends.

3. Elizabeth H. Cullen

Elizabeth H. Cullen Grave site

IN
Memory of
ELIZABETH H. CULLEN
Relict of Charles M. Cullen
born February 30th 1760
and departed this life
September 30th A.D. 1838
Aged 78 years & 7 months
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She stretched out her hands to the poor
Yea 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 HALL
COLONEL DEL REG
REV. WAR

JAN 4, 1752 SEPT. 18, 1817

6. Rev. Matthew Wilson

Rev. Matthew Wilson grave site.

A humble Memorial
Dedicated to the virtues & abilities of
The Rev. Matthew Wilson, D. D.
For 50 years the loved & revered (father)
of the church
The [?] of his genius & the ardor of [his [?]]
formed a character which would have been
Venerated by the literary world
tho it had been unaided by [ ? ]
of the heart
which adorned his life & perpetuated his memory
The benevolence & extended charity which
he daily exhibited
Revered him [?]
sensibility of a man & [the [?]]
of a Christian
Being 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 labor
were devoted, so long & so faithfully
have created this stone
In memory of his extensive service
And 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 PEERY
CAPT DELAWARE MILITIA
REV WAR
1743 1800

9. Dr. Theodore Wilson

Sacred
to the memory of
DOCTOR THEODORE WILSON
who was born on the 28th of June
1772
Aged 27 years 5 months & 8 days

Serene, manly hardened to sustain
The 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 -1934

LOUISE M. VIRDEN
1854 - 1924

12. Henry, Doct. Fisher

Here Lies the Body of
Doct. HENRY FISHER
Who Departed this Life June 8, 1746
Aged 51 Years 7 Mo

Also SARAH ENGLAND
His Grand Child who Died Sep 29, 1776
Aged 10 Months

Also
WOOD FISHER
Son of HENRY & DIANA
FISHER his Wife who
Departed this Life Sept. 28 174(9)
IN the 19 Year of his Age

13. Ebe W. Tunnell

EBE W. TUNNELL
Dec. 31, 1844 - Dec. 18, 1917

Govenor of Delaware
1896 - 1900

14. George S. Messersmith

Grave Artifact Image

MESSERSMITH

GEORGE S. MESSERSMITH
Oct. 3, 1883 - Jan. 29, 1960

American Foreign Service
1914 - 1947
Assistant Secretary of State
1937 - 1940
Ambassador
1940 - 1947

MARION LEE MUSTARD
Wife of
George S. Messersmith
Sept. 4, 1887
Nov. 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 1799
Aged 9 months & 17 Days

Behold the lovely babe is ded
And number'd now among the (Hea
llas) gone to heaven for to wear
a 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
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LOVELY IN THEIR LIVES
IN DEATH UNDIVIDED

19. Ebe T. Lynch

EBE T. LYNCH
1874 - 1916
VIRGINIA J. LYNCH
1877 - 1936

20. Mary Burton

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MARY
WIFE OF
D. D. BURTON.
DAUGHTER OF
PETER R. BURTON.
BORN APR. 19, 1851
DIED APR. 17, 1904
----
"MAKE ME TO BE NUMBERED WITH
THY SAINTS."

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Find out more about the people who have made Lewes what it is and explore the sometimes strange world and deeds of past Lewestowners.

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.