Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday - E.W. Nation

E.W. Nation
Nov. 6, 1838

His Wife
Feb. 13, 1844
Aug. 7, 1919

His Wife
Mar. 6, 1842
Oct. 20, 1870
Sleep on Mother and take your rest
God called you home. He thought it best
While Mother sleeps beneath the sod
Her [?]  dwell with God

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

According to death certificate #557, Ephraim W. Nation was the son of John Nation and -- Grigry and was born in Jackson County, Tennessee. He died 28 January 1928 Crittenden County. E.W. Nation first married Mrs. Cassandria Bird 13 February 1859 in Crittenden County and then married Mrs. Nancy Margelin. Kentucky death certificate #2293 of Nancy Nation lists her father as Ben Curnell, born Tennessee. When Ephraim W. Nation died in 1928, his death certificate shows he was married to Clara Nation. The 1920 Crittenden County census lists him as married, but he was living alone.

Published 12 May 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

1 comment:

Jay Edward Morris said...

Without the benefit of my paperwork, I will say that this is my G. G. Grandfather.
Ephraim had several children, one of which was Remicka Nation, mother to Lill Nation Morris, who was mother to Joe Morris, who was father to me.