Sewall Family Tombstones

Rubbing of the brass plate afixed to Anne Wagstaff's tomb that was destroyed during the bombing of Coventry in WW II. She lived from 1563 to 1609 and was the wife of William Sewall, Jr., Mayor of Coventry, England. The plate reads:

"Her zealovs care to serve her God Her constant love to hvsband deare Her harmeles harte to everie one Doth live although her corps lye here God gravnte vu all while glasse doth rvn to live in Christ as she hath donne

Ann Sewell ye wife of Willm Sewell of this citty vint N R depted this life y 20 of Dicem 1609 of the age of 46 yeares; an hvmble follower of her saviovr Christ and a worth stirror up of others to all holy vertves"

Thanks to Murph Sewall for forwarding a copy of the rubbing.

Tombstone of Henry Sewall (1614 - 1700)
(recorded at genealogy.com)

Inscription: MR HENRY SEWALL (SENT BY MR HENRY SEWALL, HIS FATHER, IN Ye SHIP ELSABETH & DORCAS CAPT WATTS COMMANDER) ARRIVED AT BOSTON, 1634. WINTERD AT IPSWICH. HELPD BEGIN THIS PLANTATION, 1635 FURNISHING ENGLISH SERVANTs NEAT CATTEL, & PROVISIONS. MARRIED MRS JANE DUMMER, MARCH Ye 25. 1646. DIED MAY Ye 16. 1700. ĘTAT. 86. HIS FRUITFULL VINE, BEING THUS DISJOINED, FELL TO Ye GROUND JANAUARY Ye 13. FOLLOWING; ĘTAT. 74. PSAL · 27 · 10

  • Cemetery: Newbury First Parish Church
  • Location: Newbury, MA USA

Jothan Sewall (1760 - 1850) had several children who died in their youth. One of his daughters, who died at the age of two, has a tombstone that reads, "She Hath Sinned Against the Lord." Source - Genealogy Records of Charles H. Sewall

Eliza Mayhew (1824 - 1873). Wife of Calvin Davenport Sewall. The inscription on her tombstone in Farmington, Maine reads, "She hath done what she could."
Eliza Moore (1841 - 1913), the second wife of Calvin Davenport Sewall. The inscription on her tombstone in Farmington, Maine reads, "Fervent in spirit, servicing the Lord."
The tombstone of Calvin Davenport Sewall (1822 - 1883) in Farmington, Maine. The inscription could not be read.