Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - Buchanan and Mary J. Nelson

Oct. 6, 1854
Apr. 8, 1924

Mary J.
Aug. 29, 1866
Jan. 19, 1938

Buried in Duncan Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 20 March 2010.

Buchanan Nelson is listed as Barton B. Nelson on his death certificate. He was the son of Nathaniel Nelson and was born in Crittenden County. Mary Jane was the daughter of F.M. Stansbury and was born in Spencer County, Kentucky, according to her death certificate.

Buchanan Nelson and Miss Mary J. Standsberry were married at the home of the bride's father in Crittenden County by Dr. M. Bristow on 30 December 1885.

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