Epitaph – Dutch Reformed Church – Church Avenue, Brooklyn – September 2007

© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump
© Frank H. Jump

Hier is begraaven het lighaam van Andreanthe Hubbard ? vrouw van de overleden Adriaen Voorhees overleden de 23de dag van July 1810. In het 80 jaar haar levens.

Here is buried the body of Andreanthe Hubbard- (beloved?) wife of the deceased Adriaen Voorhees, died on the 23rd day of July 1810. In the 80th year of her life.

Hoi Frank,

That is a very beautiful gravestone indeed. Were did you find that one?

here is the translation:

Hier is begraven het lichaam van Adriantie Hubbard
Huys Vrouw van de Overleden
Adriaen Voorhees
overleden of de 13e dag van July
1810
in het 80e jaar haar leven

Translated word by word:

Here is buried the body of Adriantie Hubbard
Housewife of the late
Adriaen Voorhees
passed away on the 13th day of July
1810
in the 80th year of her life

Wissel

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