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The Freemasons symbol appears on Charles Ingalls headstone as he had a Masonic Funeral, the Lodge paid his final costs, including his headstone and would provide for his wife and daughter when in need after his death.
The Assyrians to the north had been a long time threat and in 721, they conquered Israel’s capital of Samaria. The Israelites were forced into exile, scattered in small populations all over the Middle East. The assaults continued in 701, when Judah’s major city of Lachish fell, but the Assyrians could not capture the capital, Jerusalem.