Forest Grove Cemetery

Lebanon, Maine

Column 10 Row D

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This cemetery is located on Cemetery Road in Lebanon, ME.

HERSOM
DAVID M. HERSOM
DIED
April 26, 1882
AE. 51 y's 3 mos.
PRUDENCE
HIS WIFE
DIED
Dec. 21, 1908
AE 77 yrs. 10 mo.
 

INFANT
Died July 29, 1854
CHARLES H.
Died June 10, 1858
AE 2 y'rs. 8 mo.
JOHN S.
Died Feb. 17, 1880,
AE 18 y'rs. 7 mo.
LIZZIE P.
Died June 1, 1882
AE 23 y'rs. 1 mo.
EDWARD B.
Died Nov. 7, 1946
AE 82 y'rs. 7 mos. 24 dys.
 

INFANT
son of David M.
and
Prudence L. Hersom,
DIED
July 29, 1854
 

SAMUEL HERSOM
DIED
June 9, 1861

AE [      ]
11 mos & 18 days
Though once by death divided they now
lie side by side
Their souls in heaven united the bridegroom
and his bride
Their suffering is o'er their spirits
are at rest.
Or [     ]ing with bright seraphims the anthems
of the blest.
 

 

ESTHER
Wife of
SAMUEL HERSUM,
DIED
Nov. 11, 1862,
AEt. 67 yrs.
6 mos. & 28 days.

But oh? me thinks 'tis vain to mourn
To us she never can return:               
Nor should we wish her back again
Since she is freed from death and pain;
For she has reached that peaceful shore,
Where pain and death are known no more.
 

MAHALA HERSOM
WIFE OF
William Brackett,
Died Oct. 11, 1889,
AE 65 yrs. 7 mos.

INFANT
son of
Samuel & Esther
Hersum died
May 4 18[   3]
 

AXEL,
Son of
Samuel & Esther
HERSUM,
DIED
Apr. 27, 1852
AEt. 17 yrs 11 mos.
 

SECTION LAYOUT
Not to scale.

 
           
EBH          
LPH          
JSH     A.H.   Axel
Hersum
CHH   Hersum Monument     Infant
Hersum
INFANT         Mahala Hersom
Infant     EH   Esther Hersum
DMH     S[  ]H   Samuel Hersom

Cemetery Layout

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