Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - William Champion

June 12, 1874
Oct. 20, 1931
God Giveth and God Taketh
Blessed Be the Name
of the Lord

Buried in Smithland Cemetery, Smithland, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 4 February 2011.

According to his death certificate, William Champion was born in Carrsville, Kentucky, was African American and was the son of Gus Champion and Tilda Threlkeld. On 13 November 1901, he married Lovenia Pringle in Livingston County.

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by Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG
Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog

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