Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday - William and Martha Wilson


William Wilson
1836 - 1916
Martha A. His Wife
1841 - 1916
Buried Pythian Ridge Cemetery, Sturgis, Union County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 3 December 2012.
According to his death certificate, William Wilson, a merchant, was born 7 November 1839 Illinois and died 24 August 1916. He was the son of John Wilson, born Oxford, England and Matilda Brackett, born St. Clair County, Illinois.
The death certificate of Martha A. Wilson shows that she was born 1 January 1841 Caseyville, Kentucky and died 22 June 1916. Her father was Dr. Jno. Collins, born Fairfax County, Virginia.  William Wilson and Martha A. Collins married in Union County 15 January 1861.
Published 19 Feb 2013, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,  http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/ 

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