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Robert Berry Augustus Alston
1855 – 1856 10 mos. unk
Section C – Lot 51

Inscription on Stone
As the sweet flow’r
that scents the moon
but withers in the rising day;
Time lovely was this infant’s dawn,
Thus swiftly fled its life away.

Sacred to the Memory of
Robert Berry Augustus Alston
Born 19 November 1855
Died 19 September 1856
AE 10 months

Quote is from Hymns and Canticles of the
Protestant Church with Music Consolation
p. 230

Photo: Phil Ashler


CHILDREN BURIED IN HISTORIC ST. JOHN’S CEMETERY

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