Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday - Rebecca Smith

Mar. 5, 1850
Apr. 13, 1935
A loving mother
and a faithful

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Smithland, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 26 April 2013.

According to her death certificate, Rebecca Smith, an African American lady, was the widow of Amos Smith. She was born in Livingston County and was the daughter of George Hurley and Matilda Dumas. The 1880 Livingston County census shows Amos and Rebecca Smith, along with their children, George, Howard, Maud, Maggie and Eva, living in Smithland. Sometime after 1880, the family moved to Paducah, where Amos died in 1908 and Rebecca died in 1935.

Published 3 June 2014, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,  http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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