Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday - John F. Costello

John F. Costello
1901 - 1942

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Smithland, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 2 August 2013.

According to his Kentucky death certificate, #22812, John F. Costello was born 6 October 1901 in Edgewood, Illinois and died 28 October 1942. He was the son of Richard Costello, born Illinois, and Lottie Waters, born Missouri. John F. Costello was married to Isabel Perkins.

John F. Costello was enumerated with his parents on the 1920 census in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia. John F. Costello and his father were employed on the railroad at that time. According to his obituary, which appeared in the 29 October 1942 issue of the Livingston Leader, he had lived in Smithland the last 20 years and had helped build the highway to Paducah.

Published 17 February 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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