Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - Moses Lamb

Moses Lamb
Jan. 18, 1893
75 yrs  1 mo  8 ds

Buried Sugar Grove Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 11 March 2011.

Moses Lamb married (1) Matilda Jane Wheeler 18 April 1849 and (2) Mary A. Chandler 21 February 1860. Both marriages occurred in Crittenden County.

In the 21 January 1892 issue of the Crittenden County newspaper, it was reported that "Mr. Moses Lamb, an old citizen of the Sugar Grove neighborhood, is very sick." Then, in the 19 January 1893 issue of the newspaper, it stated that "Yesterday at noon, Mr. Moses Lamb died at his home in the Sugar Grove church neighborhood after an illness of several weeks. He was 73 [sic] years old and was reared in the community in which he died. He leaves a large family."


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