Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday - I.W. Kimsy

I.W. Kimsy
Sept. 2, 1830
Feb. 14, 1902
Blessed are they that have
part in the first resurrection

Buried Hurricane Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 7 November 2014.

According to his death notice in the Crittenden Press on 20 February 1902, "Mr. I.W. Kimsey died at his home in Tolu Thursday. He sustained a paralytic stroke several weeks ago and never recovered ... 'Uncle Ike,' as he was familiarly known, was born in this county in 1830. Except for 6 years spent in Iowa he has always been a resident of the county."

Isaac W. Kimsey married Mrs. Caroline C. Black 4 September 1861. He was the son of David Kimsey Jr. and Elizabeth Hamilton. Caroline, the daughter of Timothy Taylor, was first married to John R. Black. 

Original Marriage License and Certificate
of Isaac W. Kimsey and Mrs. Caroline C. (Taylor) Black

Published 10 February 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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