Joseph Green

Joseph Green

Joseph Green
born September 3, 1828, in Licking county, Ohio
died December 27, 1855, in Dayton, Illinois

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The last words of the departed:
I am confident that I will be better off
To leave this earth. I am anxious to go.
I ought to be off. Farewell, dear friends.

[The epitaph comes from a transcription of the cemetery done by Dorothy V. Masters in 1967, when the stone was more complete and readable.]

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