Here Lyes the Body of
Daugr to Mr. JOHN and
Died Sept. 28th ANNO: D:
1740 in the 11th
Year of Her Age.

Susanna Sumner was the daughter of Edgartown gentleman John Sumner and his wife Susanna Stevens. John was graduated from Harvard College in 1723 as a minister, and about 1738 moved his family to the Vineyard where he served as Associate Justice of the County Court and later as County Treasurer.

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