Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday - Icypheania Burgess

Copyright by Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG
May not be copied without written permission

Icypheania W.
Wife of
J.L. Burgess
Sept. 11, 1814
April 20, 1871
Buried Smithland Cemetery, Smithland, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 1 September 2010.
Joseph L. Burgess married Mrs. Icypheania W. Carter 1 February 1846 in Livingston County, Kentucky. No marriage between a Mr. Carter and Icypheania has been located.  The 1850 Livingston County census shows Joseph L. Burgess as age 39 and a tanner born in Kentucky. Isafena [sic] Burgess was age 36 and born in Virginia.  In his will,  [Livingston County Will Book B, page 290, recorded 20 September 1871], Joseph Logan Burgess identified Peachea Doyle as "my wife's mother and who also has been like a mother to me ..." Peachea Doyle is buried near Icypheania W. and J.L. Burgess.

 Peachea Norvel Doyle
Born at Lynchburg, Va.
Jan. 4, 1790
Died at Smithland, Ky.
Apr. 25, 1886
Wife of
William Doyle


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