Elizabeth Tapley was born in 1778. She was the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Smith) Tapley. Elizabeth married Joseph Hart. Joseph was born in 1774; he died in 1830. Elizabeth died in 1853. The Tapley Tomb was built in 1820 by Joseph Tapley at the corner of Chestnut Street and Lowell Street in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. Joseph Tapley's house stands nearby on Lowell Street. The tomb was restored in 1892 by David Hewes of California, a lineal descendant. Originally there were 12 bodies entombed; none remain today.
Lynnfield, Essex County
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