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Deacon Samuel Ford headstone, Woolwich, 1787

Deacon Samuel Ford headstone, Woolwich, 1787

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The headstone of Deacon Samuel Ford, buried in Woolwich in 1787, shows an angel, the symbol of judgment and resurrection, blowing a trumpet, the symbol of the announcement of the soul's entrance into heaven. The trumpet is sending a warning, "Know ye the Hour."

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