Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday - W.B. Franks

1868 - 1897

Buried Mapleview Cemetery, Marion, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 21 October 2014.

W.B. Franks is found in the household of J.M. and N.T. Franks on the 1870 Crittenden County census. W.B. Franks had been doorkeeper of the state penitentiary at Eddyville in Lyon County, Kentucky. According to his obituary in the 9 December 1897 issue of the Crittenden Press, he was born and reared in Crittenden County. He had been ill for five days before his death.

Published 21 July 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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