Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - Boyd Fleming Gahagen

Boyd Fleming
Dec. 23, 1853
Jan. 21, 1933

Buried Green's Chapel Cemetery in the Bells Mines community of Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 9 March 2017.

According to his death certificate, Boyd F. Gahagen was born in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania and was the son of Martin Gahagen and -- Allen, both born in Pennsylvania. At the time of his death, Boyd F. Gahagen was a widower.[1]

On the 20th of January 1933, Boyd F. Gahagen wrote his will, naming his son Laurence Gahagen and Malvina Gertrude Walker as his only heirs. The will was presented in court 13 February 1933 and recorded 16 May 1933.[2]

[1] Kentucky Death Certificate #653, Boyd F. Gahagen, Ancestry.com, accessed 3 August 2017.
[2]  Kentucky, Wills and Probate Records, 1774-1989, Crittenden County, Vol. 2, p. 100, Ancestry.com, accessed 3 August 2017.

Published 24 October 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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