Here is a rather striking tombstone found in the Granary Burial Ground in the heart of downtown Boston:
Here Lyes the Body of
Mr. NATHANIEL SHANNON
AGED 68 YEARS
HE WAS BORN IN 1655 – SETTLED IN BOSTON IN 1687 – WAS NAVAL OFFICER OF THE PORT OF BOSTON FROM 1701 TO 1723 – BECAME A MEMBER OF THE OLD SOUTH CHURCH IN 1701.
Nathaniel already can be found on Find A Grave.