Friday, February 7, 2014

Mrs. Martha E. Metzgar Rice

Mrs. Martha E. Metzgar Rice, wife of Peter Rice, is buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. The inscription on Mrs. Rice's stone reads:

In Memory Of
Martha E. Metzgar
Wife Of
Peter Rice
Born Mar. 13, 1832
Died Feb. 7, 1885
Aged 52 Y. 10 M. 25 D.

At the base of the stone are these two lines:

Rest, mother rest, in quiet sleep
While friends in sorrow o'er thee weep

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