Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday - John Gregory



memory of
John Gregory
Mar. 20, 1767
Jan. 1, 1846
78 y. 9 m. 11 d's
Buried Old Marion Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 24 October 2012.
John Gregory came to Kentucky from Bedford County, Tennessee prior to April 1838 and settled on the waters of Crooked Creek in what was then Livingston County. When Crittenden County was created in 1842, this land fell into the new county.  John Gregory was married multiple times with his last wife being Rachel Lacy, widow of John Lacy. They married in 1841 Union County, Kentucky.
John Gregory wrote his will on the 15th of July 1843. When presented in court after his death, it was rejected. Named in this unrecorded will, which is found among loose county court papers in the Crittenden County Clerk's Office, are the following persons:  wife Rachel; son John D. Gregory; son-in-law Greenbury Jacobs, husband of Rachel Gregory; son-in-law Jonathan Duncan, who married Elizabeth Gregory; son-in-law Thomas Lee, who married Sally Gregory; son-in-law Silas Stone, who married Miriam Gregory; son Robert Gregory; son-in-law Asa Stone, who married Rebecca Gregory; son-in-law James Cannon, who married Rhoda Gregory.

Published 12 March 2013, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,  http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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