Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - William B. Nation

William B.                         Eva V.
    1863 - 1919                       1869 - 1901

Buried at Pilot Knob Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 25 August 2010.

William B. Nation Jr., the son of William Nation Sr. and Eliza J. Springer, was born 24 May 1863 in Tennessee and died 22 December 1919 Crittenden County, according to his Kentucky death certificate #31893 (1919).

 He married Miss Eva V. Orr 30 December 1885 in Crittenden County and they had two children, Pleasant and Fannie. Eva died 1 November 1901 and, according to her obituary in the 19 December 1901 issue of the Crittenden Press, she left a loving mother, devoted husband, two little children, two brothers and three sisters. Her last words were "Blessed Jesus."

On 19 April 1904 William B. Nation married Mrs. Bettie Martin at Marion. William B. and Bettie  had the following children: Georgia and William D.

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