Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - W.O. and Laura E. Hayden

W.O. Hayden
Jan. 30, 1853 - Oct. 14, 1927
Laura E. His Wife
Dec. 25, 1862 - Mar. 3, 1946

Buried Salem Cemetery, LIvingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 19 July 2010.

The 1900 Livingston County census shows the Hayden family living in Salem. Listed are William and Laura E. Hayden, who had been married 17 years.  Laura had given birth to five children and four were living in 1900. Their children are given as Mary D., John L., Charlie L (daughter) and William F.

Kentucky death certificate #11722 (1946) gives Laura E.'s birthplace as North Carolina and her parents as Richard Sherrill and Tressie Bager[?], who were also born in North Carolina.

Kentucky death certificate #23562 (1927) for W.O. Hayden states  he was born in Missouri and his parents were William A. Hayden and America Finch.

Published 14 March 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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