Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - Miss M.A.C. McIlroy






In

Memory

of

Miss M.A.C. McIlroy

Born Dec. 10, 1825

Died July 8,

1850

For to me to live is Christ

and to die is Gain


 

The intriguing tombstone was photographed in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Princeton, Caldwell County, Kentucky 23 March 2011. Note the dot (period) after each word or number. The epitapth is scripture from the Phillippians 1:21.


 

2 comments:

Lisa Wallen Logsdon said...

My husband's gggrandmother was a McILVOY and in the same area (Washington Co., KY) were McELROYs. McILROY almost seems like a mixture of the two!

Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG said...

The name McIlroy is not common in Caldwell County and I wonder if it has been misspelled.