GA-STNL-0173

Record Date: 
23 July 2024
Exact wording of epitaph: 

Here are Intered the Remains of Jane Mathews otherwise Stroaker wife of Alderman Richard Mathews and several of their Posterity She was a Pious Charitable good woman and de parted this life the 16th of March 1755

Grave location
County: 
Latitude: 
53.272755
Longitude: 
-9.0531930555556
Additional details
References: 
Hardiman (1820), 225 lists Richard Mathews as sheriff in 1751.
People commemorated: 
Surname: 
MATHEWS and STROAKER
Notes: 

A large Rect. R.S. bearing an Inc'd. Ins.. The date and names are in Italics. Above the inscription is a coat of arms which is cut in low false relief. The arms are three rosettes, with, in chief, an antlered deer head. The arms are surrounded by foliate mantling. The motto "FIDELI ET AMCIVIS" is incised in an upturned bow-shaped configuration below the arms. See also No. 20 for Richard Mathews.