Benjamin Smith Cemetery
Hollis, Maine

For some reason the Smith stones listed below are not included in Cemetery Inscriptions of York County by the Maine Old Cemetery Association.

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This cemetery is located in Hollis, York, ME on the corner of Tarbox Road and Pleasant Hill Road. The Tarbox graves are within a fence and in fairly good condition and the Smith graves are outside the fence and in broken and worn condition. 

SARAH M.
Daughter of 
Elias J. & Syrena
Blethen,
died Sept.
16, 1850;
AE 2 yrs 2m.
& 25 d's.
 

B.S.

(Footstone prob. Benjamin Smith's)

MARY GERRY
wife of
Dea. Moses Tarbox
DIED
Jan 3, 1881
AE 79 ys. 10 ms.
 

SARAH A. SALTMARSH
wife of
John B. Leighton
Mar 6, 1844,
Dec 4, 1882

HANNAH
wife of 
Benj. Smith
DIED
Oct. 11, 1850

 

MANDANA A.
dau. of 
[J] G & Eliza A.
Smith
DIED
Aug 22, 1854
AE 19 mos
 

WILLIS
Son of Benj Jr.
& Mary E. Smith
[  ]
[  ] 15, 18[58]

ELROY U. TARBOX
1869-1900
At Rest
 

JAMES B. TARBOX
died May 20, 1917
AE 75 yrs 5 mos
& 5 days

JOTHAM TARBOX
DIED
April 1875
AE 80.

MOTHER

MARY J. SALTMARSH
WIFE OF J.B.TARBOX
1849-1907

 

DEA.
MOSES TARBOX
DIED
Dec 4, 1871
AE 68ys 1m

Victorious his fall for he rose as he fell
With Jesus his Master in glory to dwell
He has passed o'er the sea he had reach'd the bright coast,
He fell like a martyr he died at his post.
 

OLEVIA M WAKEFIELD
wife of
J.B. Tarbox
died Nov 6, 1877
AE. 33yrs. 2m.
& 13 dys.

We have laid her down to slumber,
But the night will soon be oer,
In that beautiful land forever,
She will wake to sleep no more.

OLIVE
WIFE OF 
JOTHAM TARBOX
DIED
Oct 27, 1850
AE 48.

Dig me a grave long will
A marble stand [  ] my head and feet.
That the [ ] world may plainly see.
[ ] in peace tis well with me.
 

UNKNOWN

(US War Veteran Seal)
 

 

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