James Polk and Charles Longinotti – Tombstone Inscription

Longinotti, James Polk
Longinotti, Charles
Section 2
ID # 20085

Here lies Two Brothers
who was burned to death
the night of April 21, 1854.

James Polk Longinotti
Born Oct. 23, 1844
Died April 21, 1854
Aged 9 Yrs. 6 Mos.

Charles Longinotti
Born April 26, 1849
Died April 21, 1854
Aged 5 Yrs.

And thus, The Loved who disappear
Pass not perchance away,
But walk in light so sweet and clear
It blinds us with its ray.
On this to us benighted clod,
The Glory of Almighty God
Embosoms them in day.

1908 Plat: James P. & Charles Longinotti
                Section 2 Lot 21
Interment Book: 4-21-1854
                         Charles Longenette, 10
                           Burnt to Death
                         James Longenette, 5
                           Burnt to Death
        Burnt to Death. Three people,
        James Longenette, Charles Longenette
        and Charles Madiss were burnt to
        death in a fire at Mrs. Longett�s
        Boarding House.
Smith 1908 & Garrett: Same as Recorded 2005
   except neither source listed the Epitaph


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After 2009 Restoration

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For additional information, see #20069 Charles Madiss