No. 28 Mary

no-28-mary-1841According to Audrey Mae’s artistic cemetery map diagram and Audrey Mae’s gravestone numbering system, Mary’s gravestone is Gravestone Number Twenty-Eight. Using her Smith-Corona typewriter in the 1980s, Audrey Mae typed the following mini-biography of Mary, a seventh-generation Spencer in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Mary, the daughter of Hezekiah (gravestone No. 15) and Waite, died in her twenty-third year.


Mary was a young woman when she died, but Audrey Mae did not record the cause of her death.

Bruce MacGunnigle – 19

Gravestones 25-30 are the children of Hez (gravestone No. 15) and Waite (née Briggs) Spencer. Hezekiah, the children’s father, is the third son of Patriot John Spencer (Gravestone No. 2) and Huldah (née Johnson) Spencer (Gravestone No. 1 in Audrey Mae’s gravestone numbering system). According to Audrey Mae, Hezekiah (gravestone No. 15)  and Waite (née Briggs) Spencer had twelve children and six of their children’s gravestones are gravestone number 25, 26, 27,28,29 and 30. The six of their twelve children who are buried in this Spencer family cemetery all died young. Mary died at age twenty-two. Audrey Mae typed the mini-biography of Huldah, Lydia, Lucretia, Mary, Sarah and Huldah, the seventh generation Spencers in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.



Spencer, Johnson, Goff and Briggs descendants, if you have any additional information on Mary Spencer who died in her twenty-third year, please add a comment to this web site and the web site editor will add this to the site. Thanks.”