Here lyes Buried
the Body of
Who Departed this Life
May the 8 1761 in ye
84th Year of His Age.

Paine Mayhew was a Chilmark lawyer and judge, and one of the agents for Indian affairs on the island. He was the son of Matthew Mayhew and Mary Skiffe, and the husband of Mary Rankin. See The Mayhew Family of Martha's Vineyard for more information.

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