Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday - Mary Catherine Thrift

Mary Catherine
B.O. & Margaret 
Born Aug. 3
Died June 3

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 26 August 2009.

B.O. Thrift married Margaret Hagey 22 December 1831 in Davidson County, Tennessee and settled in Smithland by 1837. B.O. Thrift was a brick layer in Smithland. When the old county office buildings were dismantled a couple of years ago, a brick inscribed with the name B.O. Thrift was found, according to the owner of the building materials.

The Thrift family left Smithland in 1860 and moved to Metropolis, Massac County, Illinois.

Published 26 August 2014, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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