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Welcome to Week #35 of Taphophile Tragics on this blog!   This week’s meme will take us into October, my favorite month, so expect some dark/gothic photo effects coming up soon.

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My photo this week comes from one of my trips to Maine many years back (before I was carefully taking photos – and really before I made cemetery photography into a hobby).Hipsey.JPG

 

Hipsey’s real name was Hepzibah and she shows on the 1880 census as being married to Moses Dow, and living in Rockland, Maine.  Her husband, Moses, was a caulker by occupation, and they had several children: Victor, Anna, Armena and Flavilla.  I didn’t really find anything else about her, although there was information in the Civil War Pension Index, which showed two dates of filing: 10/27/1884  – for invalid (which I’m assuming was for Moses), and 1/7/1890 for widow benefits, which shows her name spelled Hepsey T.