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Rosewell, Gloucester County, Virginia - Alice Page(Grymes), wife of Mann Page II 1723 - 1746 | by june16th62
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Rosewell, Gloucester County, Virginia - Alice Page(Grymes), wife of Mann Page II 1723 - 1746

Wife of Mann Page II and mistress at Rosewell Plantation- Gloucester, Virginia, with one of their children . (According to FindAGrave.com, her tomb did not survive, but the inscription was transcribed in 1893 by Dr. Lyon G. Taylor and published in the W&M Quarterly, 1st series, vol. 3, pages 185-189):

(Inscription):

Here lies the Body of Mrs. Alice Page

Wife of Mann Page Esq.

She departed this life on the 11th Day of January 1746 In child bed(birth) of her second Son in the 23rd year of her age, leaving two sons and one daughter. She was the third daughter

of the Honourable John Grymes Esq.

of Middlesex County, one of his Majesty's Council in this Colony

of Virginia.

Her personal beauty and the uncommon sweetness of her temper,

Her affable deportment and exemplary behavior, made her respected by all who knew her.

The spotless innocency of her Life

and her singular Piety, Her constancy & resignation at the Hour of death

Sufficiently testified Her firm & certain Hopes of a joyfull resurrection.

To her Sacred memory

This Monument is piously erected.

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Taken on April 30, 2013