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Pilgrim Memorials Around the World

Elizabeth Tilley Howland Memorial Gravestone1949 — Elizabeth Tilley Howland Memorial Gravestone, Little Neck Cemetery, Riverside, RI
The Pilgrim John Howland Society placed a memorial stone on the grave of Elizabeth, the only Pilgrim buried in Rhode Island. The text reads: "Here ended the Pilgrimage of / ELIZABETH TILLEY HOWLAND / who died Wednesday 21-31 / Dec. 1687 at home of her daughter / LYDIA & husband JAMES BROWN  / in Swanzea. ~ ELIZABETH married / Pilgrim JOHN HOWLAND who came / with her in the Mayflower Dec. 1620 / From them descended a / numerous posterity.  / In ELIZABETH'S Will the following / inspiring language is used / ‘It is my will and charge to all my / Children that they walke in ye Feare / of ye Lord, and in Love and Peace / towards each other.’" Historic Little Neck Cemetery is on Little Neck Avenue in Riverside.