Friday, December 21, 2012

In the fifty-sixth year of her age: Jane Grogan, 1789


In St. Michan's Churchyard, Dublin, stands this small stone dating to May of 1789. It reads:

Memento Mori
The Stone was Erected by Pat.k
Grogan of Church Street Grocer
for him and his Policrity Here
lyeth the Body of his wife Jane
Grogan who Departed this life
the 5th day of May 1789 in the Fifty
Sixth Year of her age.
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