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Jackson, Andrew & Rachel. Tomb

Jackson, Andrew & Rachel. Tomb, Davidson County, Tennessee

HE-15: NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN, THE HERMITAGE
 
TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS SUBMITTED BY MARSHA MULLIN, CURATOR, AT THE HERMITAGE ON 9-25-2001
 
2 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS
              
JACKSON            BORN: 1767       DIED: 1845                                                     
Front inscription: GENERAL ANDREW JACKSON/ BORN MARCH 15, 1767/ DIED JUNE 8, 1845           
                                                                                                                   
JACKSON                                          DIED: 1828                                                     
Front inscription: HERE LIE THE REMAINS OF/ MRS RACHAEL JACKSON,/ WIFE OF PRESIDENT JACKSON,/ WHO DIED THE 22ND  OF DECR. 1828, / AGED 61/ HER FACE WAS FAIR, HER PERSON PLEAS/ING; HER TEMPER AMIABLE, HER/ HEART KIND; SHE DELIGHTED IN RELIEV/ ING THE WANTS OF HER FELLOW CREATURES/ AND CULTIVATED THAT DIVINE PLEAS/ URE BY THE MOST LIBERAL AND UNPRE/TENDING METHODS; TO THE POOR SHE/ WAS A BENEFACTOR; TO THE RICH AN EX/ AMPLE; TO THE WRETCHED A COMFORTER,/ TO THE PROSPEROUS AN ORNAMENT, HER/ PIETY WENT HAND IN HAND WITH HER/ BENEVOLENCE, AND SHE THANKED HER/ CREATOR FOR BEING PERMITTED TO DO/ GOOD.  A BEING SO GENTLE AND YET SO/ VIRTUOUS, SLANDER MIGHT WOUND BUT/ COULD NOT DISHONOUR.  EVEN DEATH,/ WHEN HE TORE HER FROM THE ARMES/ OF HER HUSBAND, COULD BUT TRANSPORT/ HER TO THE BOSOM OF HER GOD.
                                                                                                        
 
 
SITE SURVEYED SEPTEMBER 25, 2001
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