On this date in 1819 a twenty-six year old woman was buried at the Bethel Burying Ground. She was Amelia Brown. Her grave stone read: “He that believeth in Me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.”
Ms. Brown's tombstone was discovered on July 25, 2013 during an archaeological investigation of the Bethel Burying Ground. This stone is currently on display at the Mother Bethel AME Church at 6th and Lombard Streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.