'Underneath lies the body of the
REV. JOHN WISE, A.M.
First Pastor of the 2nd Church in Ipswich
Graduated at Harvard College 1673
Ordained pastor of the said church in 1681
And died April 8, 1725. Aged 73
For Talents, Peity and Learning he shone
As a Star of the first magnitude.
This monument repaired 1815.