Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Frances H. Rawleigh

In Memory
of Frances H. Consort
Levin W. Rawleigh
A native of Virginia
Born May 17th 1818
Died March 25th 1844

 Dearest thou has left
Here thy loss we deeply feel
Yet again we hope to meet
When the day of life has fled
Thou in [two lines illegible]
By her Husband

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Smithland, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 17 June 2010.

Frances, daughter of William and Peachea Doyle, married Levin W. Rawleigh 7 October 1841 Livingston County, Kentucky. Levin W. was born in Maryland and was a ship carpenter and farmer.  Two years after the death of Frances, Levin W. married Nancy Alsobrook, who died 10 September 1847 at the age of 21 years.   Levin W. Rawleigh moved to Paducah, where he married Eliza Smith and had several children. The death date and burial place of Levin W. Rawleigh are unknown.

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