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Old Episcopal Cemetery
Elm Street, Ansonia, New Haven, CT

Sarah  Lester

This stone
is inscribed to the memory of
Sarah Baldwin
wife of Timothy Baldwin
and daughter of Murray H Lester of Poukeepsie
who died Dec 21 A D 1812
æ 65
Why are friends ravished from us? 'T is to bind
By soft affection ties on human hearts
The thoughts of death which reason too supine
Or misemployed so rarely fastens there.

Orcutt, Rev. Samuel,  History of the Old Town of Derby, Connecticut, 1642-1880,
   (Springfield, Massachusetts, Press of Springfield Printing Company, 1880)
page 815

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