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 Stone No.591




Hic condili sunteineres Margaretae
Smith faeminae omni vurtutum Cari
stranafum genere ornatissumce Deum
ut vidlbatur haud fiete timuit Justi
tiam constanter operata est et verae
probitatis magna adextremum usse
floruit opinione Monunmentum hoc
in amorus d rexerentiae pignus ponen
dum curavit ea aduus Joannes
Jobson meracator jacdunensis. Nata est
decima quanto eae novembris 1700 mortem dout
decimo quinto Decembris A:D:MDCCXXXVII


Me Meliora Manent

Margaret Smith born 14 November 1700, died 15 December 1737

Here lie the ashes of Margaret Smith, a woman greatly adorned with every Christian virtue. She feared God, as was seen, not in faith alone, for she constantly practiced justice, and flourished to the last in the great opinion of true worth. Her bereaved husband, John Jobson, Merchant in Dundee, caused this monument to be erected as a pledge of his love and esteem. She was born on the 14th November 1700, and died 15th December in the year of the Lord 1737. Better things await me.

Source: The Book of the Howff, ©Libraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is
reproduced with kind permission.

Claimant: Family of the Jobsons.

Source:Register of Tombs and Monuments in Dundee Burial Ground, 1832