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Stone in Common Street Cemetery on grave of Convers Francis, inscribed: "Convers Francis, born in West Cambridge, Nov. 9, 1795, died in Cambridge Apr. 7, 1863, for twenty three years pastor of the First Church in this Town, historian of Watertown 1830, teacher in the theological school at Cambridge for twenty three years. Abby Bradford Allyn, wife of Re. Convers Francis, died in Cambridge Dec. 17, 1860, aged 64 yrs. 11 mos.; their daughter Abby Bradford Francis, born in Watertown, Aug. 21, 1827, died in Cambridge Nov. 18, 1886; their son George Convers Francis, born in Watertown Oct. 1834, died in Nice France Mar. 3, 1873. Erected by the Historical Society of Watertown 1944. FRANCIS" Photo by William W. Carnes.
Carnes, William W.
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