Behind the Meeting House, near the old Sycamore tree, is a boulder with a plaque bearing the inscription – “Near this spot lies the body of Indian Chief Ockanickon, Friend of the White Man, whose last words were ‘Be Plain and Fair to all both Indian and Christian, as I have been’. 1681.” Chief Ockanickon of the Mantas Lenape tribe assisted William Penn in the exploration of the Bucks County area.
Burial Ground Graves
Click here for a .PDF (9 MB) of a “List of graves in Friends Burial Ground, Burlington, N.J.” to go with the blue print map made in 1870 by William F. Newbold.
Click here or on the image below for a .PDF (2.4 MB) of a copy of the blue print map made in 1870 by William F. Newbold, updated in March 1975 by H.S. Haines.
Markings and inscriptions of a number of gravestones
Friends’ Burial-Ground, Burlington, New Jersey (continued)
Rowland J. Dutton
The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
Vol. 24, No. 2 (1900) (pp. 149-164)
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