Hawthorne in Salem Search Hawthorne in Salem
  Previous page
Gravestone for an Indian Captive, Deerfield, MA

Here lies the Body of Mrs. Eunice Williams the Virtuous and desirable consort of the Revd. John Williams and daughter to ye Revd. Mr. Eleazer and Mrs. Esther Mather of Northhampton. She was born Aug. 2, 1664 and fell by the Barberous Enemy March 1, 1703-04. (She was captured during the Deerfield raid and then killed when she couldn’t keep up with the other captives. The account was later published by her husband.)
Photography and Transcription Courtesy of Tom and Brenda Malloy of The Association for Gravestone Studies.
citation: http://www.hawthorneinsalem.org/images/image.php?name=MMD2323