Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday - Emma and James Massey

Emma Elizabeth
1872 - 1957
James Edgar
1859 - 1944
Buried Smithland Cemetery, Smithland, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 18 February 2010.
According to Livingston County Marriage Bond Book 12, pages 256-257, J.E. Massey and Miss Emma E. Presnell married in February 1909. The information on the bond states he was age 50, second marriage, a farmer, born Weakley County, Tennessee and his parents were J.D. Massey and Mary E. Long, both born in Christian County, Kentucky. Emma E. Presnell was age 36, first marriage, born and lived Livingston County and her parents were W.B. Presnell and Melvina Robinson.
Death certificate #28949 (1957) shows that Emma Massey was born 2 December 1872 and died 26 November 1957. Death certificate #27774 (1944) shows that James E. Massey was born 11 February 1859 and died 23 December 1944.
Published 28 January 2014, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,  http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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