Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Tombstone Tuesday - Presley A. Reese

Memory of
Presley A. Reese
who was born Nov.
24th 1816
departed this life
July 27, 1841

Alas my friends
Dry up your tears
I must be here
Till christ appears

Presley A. Reese was the son of Elisha Reese, who died testate in 1848. Elisha and Presley A. Reese are buried in the Reese family plot at Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Presley A. Reese married Susannah M. Mansfield, daughter of the Rev. James W. Mansfield, 8 June of 1841 in Caldwell County, Kentucky and was married slightly more than a month when he died. Tombstone photographed 17 November 2008.

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