Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Martha F. Chesnut

Martha F. Chesnut

June 20, 1838

April 24, 1913

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Smithland, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 2009. M.A.M. is inscribed at the top of the tombstone. Does anyone know the meaning of this abbreviation?

Martha F. Bellamy, daughter of John Bellamy, was born in Todd County, Kentucky. She married Andrew W. Chesnut 26 May 1856 Todd County. Andrew W. Chesnut was born 6 September 1822 and died 25 July 1892. He is buried at Bellamy-Chesnut Cemetery, Livingston County. Andrew W. and Martha F. Chesnut had five children who died by mid-1892 and all are buried at Bellamy-Chesnut Cemetery.

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