Farber Gravestone Collection
Golden Hill Cemetery
Note previous carving, some of which is still visible: "...THE BODY OF MR JOHN WIL___/ ___OD HERE TO FORE RECTOR OF ___________/ HERE LIETH BURIED ELIZABETH WILSON/THE WIFE LATELY FOR 45 YEARS TOGETHER/ JOHN WILSON IN THE SAME PLAT OR ___/HEARE TO THE BODY OF ISAAC JOHNSON _____/____SH OF BLESSED MEMORIE WAITING ___/____SSED APPEARANCE OF OUR LORD____/ ______OF 3______." John Wilson was one of the earliest settlers in Boston, minister of the First Congregational Church. He died in 1667. Issac Johnson was one of the Puritan leaders. He died in Boston in the fall of 1630 and was buried in his garden plot, the first burial in what went on to become King's Chapel Burying Ground.