Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - William Lowry (1804 - 1836)

William Lowry
was born Apl. 7th
died Sept. 20th

Buried Piney Fork Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 25 January 2017.

William Lowry and Elizabeth Ordway were married 5 February 1824 in Caldwell County by Robt. A. Lapsley, according to the rights and ceremonies of the Presbyterian church. James Lowry, father of the bridegroom, and Kinsay Robison, step father and guardian of the bride, gave consent in person.[1]

The will of James Lowry, dated 21 September 1844 and recorded 20 November 1854, mentions "heirs of my son William (who is dead)." [2]

[1] Brenda Joyce Jerome. Caldwell County, Kentucky Marriages 1809-1832, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1996) 84.
[2] Caldwell County, Kentucky Will Book B:155.

Published 3 October 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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