Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday - Dunn & Pierce

Laura Champion Dunn            Rosa Duley Pierce
                1860 - 1941                                1871 - 1929                

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 2 December 2011.
Laura Champion and Rosa Duley were cousins and both were reared in the household of Dr. H.H. Duley.  According to Rosa's death certificate, she was born 2 May 1871 Kentucky and was the daughter of Henry H. Duley and Mary Handlin. She married John S. Pierce 22 January 1902 Livingston County. Rosa died 25 November 1929.
Laura Champion was born 14 April 1860 and died 6 February 1941, according to her death certificate. Her parents were listed as "unknown."  She and D.A. Dunn married 4 November 1906 at the home of Dr. H.H. Duley Sr. in Smithland. Her parents were listed as W.H.H. Champion and Emily Duley Champion on her marriage bond.
Published 16 July 2013, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,  http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/ 

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