|Tapscott Baptist Church Cemetery|
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For those that are perhaps seeing these transcriptions for the first time, the transcriptions may give on first glance, the appearance of a great many typos, so I feel obligated to explain that the abundance of y, m, and d represent abbreviations for year, month and day. Although you will find most engravers follow similar patterns, it seems there are several different abbreviations used to represent these three time terms including: y, yr, yrs, yr's & years; m. mo, mos, mo's, and months; d. da, das, da's, and days and on rare occasions, h, hr, hrs, hr's, and hours. I tend not to use commas except to separate surname from given name, given name from date, except where found on actual inscription, same goes for the [.] (period). When you see the symbol [_] (underscore), I use it to represent missing or unreadable letters, or if a lot of letters are unreadable I may express it by several periods, such as Jos...h . Sometimes you will find raised letters such as "c" in surnames such as in McClain, or if the engraver added smaller letters that were left out and added later, when I encounter them, tend to express them, when possible, as found on the stone. Sometimes engravers will use the latin term Æ or æ, this is just a term that generally replaces the word "aged". One last comment, all actual text found engraved, will come first in bold text. All comments, observations, personal knowledge remarks added by submitter, concerning an individual, but not inscribed on stone, will then proceed in regular text. ~R.M.Sizelove~
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|Anderson, Joseph, born May 26, 1836, died Sep. 27, 1839 This data duplicates individual in third entry.|
|Anderson, Mary, born Nov. 8, 1801, died Sep. 27, 1850 Mary's maiden name was Mary Tapscott Chamberlain.|
|Anderson, Joseph, son of Kenneth & Mary Anderson, died Jun 23, 1839, aged 3 years & 28 days Echoes data on first entry above.|
|Chamberlain, Nancy, Consort of John Chamberlain, born April 23, 1778, died Jun 27, 1821, aged 43 years 2 mo 4 ds Nancy (Tapscott) Chamberlain. Consort meaning that her husband was living at the time of her death.|
|Tapscott, Joseph, died Jan. 18, 1857, aged 71y's 8mo 10d|
|Tapscott, J.M., born Sept. 18, 18__, died Mar. 5, 1860 Very weathered, difficult to read.|
|Anderson, Sarah, died Mar. 20, 1851, aged 50 ys 3mo 25d|
|Anderson, In memory of Thomas, who departed this life Au. 13th 1831, aged 31 years 8 mo. 1 d.|
|Tapscott, In memory of Sarah, wife of James Tapscott, who died Sepr11th1803, in the 52nd year of her age|
|Tapscott, In memory of Mr.James Tapscott, Esq., " A worthy man - In heart sincere, in council (sic) wise, his motives oure without disguise, his judgment sound, his conscience clear, he always lovely did appear." This pious Christian was the founder of the church that bears his name. He died in peace November 3rd 1815 in the 65th year of his age|
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