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(2017)

John Whorf (1785-1854).

John III and his wife, Rebecca Snow (1785-1832), stand at the head of the Whorf line that leads in our time to the celebrated watercolorist John Whorf, their great-great-grandson; the painters Nancy Whorf Kelly and Carol Whorf Westcott (their great-great-great-granddaughters); and the writer Amy Whorf McGuiggan, author — among other things — of Provincetown’s Historic Cemeteries and Memorials. Whorf’s unsentimental epitaph: “Death poised his dart, the deed is done, / His life is spent, his glass is run.”

¶ Last updated on 18 November 2017.


Find a Grave Memorial No. 119645841.

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