Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday - Jake and Ruth Carroll

Jake M.
Jan. 14, 1842
Oct. 9, 1930
Nov. 2, 1881
Oct. 1, 1941
Buried Smithland Cemetery, Smithland, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 14 April 2011.
Jake M. Carroll and Miss Ruth Weaver were married in Smithland 13 May 1905. The marriage bond gives the following information: Jake M. Carroll, age 57, third marriage, born and lives in Livingston County, father G.W. Carroll born Tennessee and mother Sarah May born Livingston County.   Miss Ruth Weaver, age 25, first marriage, born and lives Livingston County, father Jack Weaver and mother unknown. [Livingston County Marriage Bond Book B11 (1903-1907), pages 228-229]
The 1910 Livingston County census shows Jake and Ruth Carroll living on the Smithland Salem Road.  Living with them were their children Ludetta,  Bertha M., and Ora M.
Published 14 January 2014, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,  http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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