Benjamin Taylor Cable (1853-1923) Mr. Cable was a U.S. Representative for Illinois and a Democratic member of Congress 1891-93. He was Chairman of the Democratic Executive Committee in 1902 and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1904. Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois.
mariadoroteaj: One of the oldest gravestones to be found in a churchyard. Below the skull carving are the words “memento more” which are usually written as Momento Mori. Memento mori is a Latin phrase meaning “Be mindful of death” and may be translated as “Remember that you are mortal,” “Remember you will die,” “Remember that you must die,” or “Remember your death”.