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Rehoboth Historical Cemetery Number 37

The Isaac Pierce Tomb is located about halfway down Pierce Lane. It is a stunningly beautiful rural grave.  The image above was taken on June 10, 2008. 

According to folk lore, Polly was buried sitting in her rocking chair, thus the mound at the center of the Tomb. 

An unmarked fieldstone grave marker at the rear of the cemetery is said to be that of their daughter.  Standing in Pierce Lane and looking at the cemetery, the stone would be to the left rear of the graveyard. Although the stone cannot be made out in the photo above, it can be seen in the image to the right which was taken on July 21, 2008. The isolated position was said to follow the practice of burying persons that died of infectious causes away from others.

A third name, Angie, is listed on the back of the monument. The DOB does not allow for this to be Polly's daughter.

The persons listed below and possibly a fourth are interred here but this may not be a complete list.

    Birth Death Comment
Pierce Isaac 22 Sep 1763 26 Nov 1849  
Pierce Polly 2 Aug 1789 10 Mar 1838 w/o Isaac
Pearce Angie 1 Jun 1794 2 Oct 1854  

Other Cemeteries 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 

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