Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Jordan and Isabella McVay

Sacred to the Memory of
Mr. Jordan M'Vay
who was born Apr. 3,
And died Sept. 8,

to the Memory of
Mrs. Isabella Hughes
who was born Oct. 30th
departed this life
Oct. 26, 1831

Buried Hill Cemetery, off Highway 91, Caldwell County, Kentucky. Tombstones photographed 1993.

Jordan McVay, the son of Hugh McVay, was likely born in South Carolina. He first appears on Kentucky tax lists in Livingston County in 1814. The following year he is listed in Caldwell County and remains on tax lists for that county until his death. Jordan married Isabella Cruse 17 July 1815 Livingston County, Kentucky. Isabella married Thomas Hughes, as her second husband, on 27 February 1827.

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