Here lyes the corps of David Marshall, shipmaster in Dundie, who died the 15 August 1759, aged 34 years. Also David Marshall his son, who died the 22 of January 1760, aged ten weeks.
I left the seas at Gods command;
Where oft I have been tost;
Here now, I fear not rocks nor sand,
Being on a quite safe coast.
Now here I silently doe lay,
Til Christ, my Glorious Head,
Once by his quickning voice shall cry,
And raise me from the dead.
Post mortum vitae ( Life after death ).
Source: The Book of the Howff, ŠLibraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is reproduced with kind permission.
1760 by David Marshall, shipmaster, Dundee
Claimant: William Hutton, Dens.