Ann Mary Seon died 9:30 PM 3/16/1851 saying "children - good Jesus" or "children - love Jesus," Seiler Gaszer No. 88, Norstadt St. Johanis, Nurnberg Beyern (Dunscombe family Bible). St. John's Times (Newfoundland, Canada) gives her death date as 3/17/1851, Bermuda Royal Gazette gives date 3/17, Dunscombe family Bible 3/16. She is buried at Johannis Kirchof Grab, Nurnberg, Germany (Dunscombe family Bible).
Another version: "March 16 1851. Nurnberg, Beyern, 1851. March 16. Lord's Day evening, 9 1/2 p.m., fell sweetly asleep without a groan, saying "Children -- good -- Jesus." the darling wife of my bosom, Ann Mary Dunscomb: Seiler Gasse, No. 88 Vorstadt St. Johannis, Nurnberg, Beyern. Buried St. Johannis Kirchhof, Grab No. --, 38 years 4 mos. 4 days.
Bronze grave marker reads:
Resurgam. Ann Mary Wife of Edward Dunscombe New York Republic United States N.A. 12 Nov 1812 16 March 1851 Nurnberg Bayern Apalachicola Ann Mary Seon, Daughter Edward & Ann Mary Dunscomb,12 Apr 1842, Brooklyn New York 20 Mar 1848 Halle an Saale Pruessen. Lucas 18,16"
Resurgam is Latin for "I shall rise again." The phoenix emblem on the plaque is identical to a seal in possession of Ed Dunscombe, 2009. It is also on the plaque commemorating the death of Sarah Christianna (Dunscomb) Bridge. Photo was sent to the editor by an unknown person who kindly found me via the surname - (EAD)
Luke 18:16 reads: "But Jesus called the children to him and said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these."
Arrived in Norfolk/Portsmouth, Virginia May 16, 1831, from Bermuda
On May 19, 1847 Ann applied for a U.S. passport (she is listed as "Mary Ann The application reeals the following facts:
Height: 5'3 1/2"; Forehead: Very broad; Eyes: Blue; Nose: Aquiline; Mouth: Small, Chin: Moderate; Hair: Light; Complexion: (this left blank); Face: Broad.