The gravesite is listed in William Jordan's Burial Records, 1717-1962 of the Eastern Cemetery, Portland, Maine (Heritage 2009). When Rebecca Wiltberger and Abigail Harris made a grave rubbing of the stone in June 2013, the engraving was barely legible. Interestingly, other gravestones in the Eastern Cemetery, made of Maine slate, read as clearly as the day they were cut in the early 19th century.
Rolvin's stone reads as follows:
Seba and Elizabeth
born June 16, 1825
died May 6, 1832
"I have done some good, haven't I?"
Oakes Smith recorded the context of Rolvin's last words--engraved here at the very base of the stone--in her autobiography years later.
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