Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Dr. A.L. Pemberton

A.L. Pemberton M.D.
died June 18
Aged 33 years

Vale Amice et
Fraler sis Felix

Buried Old Fredonia Cemetery near the Caldwell-Crittenden County line. Photo submitted by Jared Nelson of the Times-Leader. He provides the following translation of the Latin inscription: "Goodbye, friends and family. May you be lucky [happy?]." Note the Masonic symbol inthe middle of the tombstone. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.

Allen L. Pemberton married Mary A. Stewart, daughter of Dr. Washington Stewart, 16 June 1831 Livingston County, Kentucky. Dr. Pemberton and Dr. Stewart were in medical practice together in the Centreville area.

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