HERE LYES ye BODY OF Mr HENRY
BUTLER SON TO Mr HENRY & Mrs
SARAH BUTLER HE DIED DECr ye 17th
1737 in ye 27th YEAR OF HIS
Remember you are Born to Dye
Like me in Youth or riper Years
They Reap in Joy who sow in Tears
It is said indeed He sow'd in Tears
Although He Dy'd in youthfull Years
Where Godly Sorrow is truly Given
There the Harvest will be Heaven
Henry Butler was the son of Edgartown yeoman Henry Butler and his wife Sarah. For more information about this family see The Butler Family of Martha's Vineyard.
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