Somerset Cemeteries Project: Sims-Bloodsworth Cemetery
Somerset Cemeteries Project


This cemetery, located in Mt. Vernon, has been recorded by Fred Howard.

In Memory of
Robert Bloodsworth
Born Feb. 28, 1822
Died Nov 28, 1899
Aged 77 yrs & 9mos.

Tis hard to break the tender cord,
When love has bound the heart,
Tis hard, so hard to speak the words,
We must forever part.
Dearest loved one we must lay thee,
In the peaceful graves embrace;
But thy memory will be cherished,
Till we see thy heavenly face.

Sarah R. E.
Wife of S.S. Murrell and
daughter of Robert & Julia A. Bloodsworth

Died May 21, 1874
Aged 25 yrs, 1 mo, and 24 d's

Farewell my dear Rebecca
Oh! Your name to me is sweet.
My grief will change to happiness,
When you in Heaven I meet.

Rachel E.
Daughter of H. & M. Murray
Aug 4th, 1872
2 yrs, 8 mos, 8 d's

The icy hand of death…(rest of epitaph is buried)

In Memory of
Lucretia A.
Wife of
Littleton Bloodsworth
Born Aug. 9, 1829
Died June 16, 1894
64 yrs, 10 mo's, 7 d's

Husband and children I must leave you,
Leave yes, leave you all alone,
But my blessed Saviour calls me,
Calls me to a heavenly home.

John W. Gardner
Born Oct 17, 1853
Died June 18, 1901
47 yrs, 8 mo's, & 1 d

A sleep in Jesus, blessed sleep,
From which none ever wake to weep,
A sleep in Jesus, that dear friend,
On whom my hope of Heaven depends.

Irvine B.
Son of
John W. & Martha Gardner
Born Sept 15, 1888
Died Jan 8, 1900

Aged 11 yrs, 3 mo's, & 23 d's

Weep not dear parents for me if
I in my childhood should die
Remember my face you shall see
Among the redeemed on high.

William G.
Son of
S.D. & M.E. Whitney
Aug 22, 1870
(rest of epitaph buried)

John W.
Son of
Wm J. & Rachel Simms
Sept 23rd, 1864
2 yrs, 7m, 20 d.

Robert S.
Son of
John & Mary Simms
Died Sept. 6, 1847
Aged 2 mo's & 26 d's

Ester A.
Daughter of
John & Mary A. Simms
Sept 15, 1857
8 yrs, 4 mo's, 2 d.

In Memory of
Mary Eleanora
Consort of
George R. Marsh
Died Oct 30th, 1870
Aged 20 yrs, 1 mo, 7 dys.

Meeting was a blessing
But parting was a pain,
Farewell my fairest _____,
Until we meet again

Daughter of
James & Eleanora Hopkins
June 10, 1888
2 mo's, 20 d's

(epitaph not legible)

In memory of
John Sims

Born Sept. 10, 1821
Died June __, 1891
69 yrs, 8 mo's, 20 d's

Dearest father thou hast left us
……thy loss……
(most of epitaph not legible)

In memory of
Mary A. Sims
Wife of
John Sims

Born Feb 21, 1828
Died Dec 30, 1896

Aged 68 yrs, 10 mo's, 3 d's

We miss thee from our home mother
We miss thee from thy place
A shadow o'er our life is cast
We miss the sunshine of thy face.

Crescent Lodge No. 74
Sacred to the memory of
Bro. Jesse S. Sims
Born March 2, 1824
Died July 4, 1879
55 yrs, 4 mo's, 22 d'ys

Dear as thou were and justly dear
We will not weep for thee
One thought shall check the starting tear,
It is that thou art free.

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