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Richard and Pandora
Sparrow, etc.

Cove Burying Ground,
Eastham, Massachusetts

Who came from Kent County, England
about 1633, and settled in Plymouth
about 1650. They came to Eastham
and settled near this place
where he died January 8, 1660.
Here also rests
Jonathan Sparrow
only child of Richard
together with his first two wives
Rebecca Bangs & Hannah Prince
He settled in the heart of Eastham
now Eastham Green where
after filling many offices of honor
and trusts in both church and state
he died March 21, 1706, aged 73 years
In memory of
these earlier settlers of our country
We their descendants have erected
this tablet in this centennial year
of our American Independence, 1876.