Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - Samuel F. Singleton

To the Memory
Samuel F.
Infant son of
Dr. S.F. & Louisa
Died Sept. 1845
[Aged 6 months][1]

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 27 September 2010.

Dr. S.F. Singleton, a druggist by occupation, arrived in Smithland about 1840/41 and remained there until  about 1847, when he moved to Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky. He appears on the Livingston County tax lists 1841 - 1847 and on the 1850 McCracken County census.

Also buried in Smithland Cemetery are Alice Singleton, sister to infant Samuel F. Singleton, and their mother, Louisa Singleton. For details on the tombstone of Louisa Singleton, read Filling in the Gaps

[1] The last line comes from "The Old Cemetery at Smithland, Kentucky," by Mrs. Berna Presnell McChesney, The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Vol. 41, 1943, p. 246. The stone is broken and the last line is currently unreadable.

Published 17 October 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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