Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday - Cordelia D. Sullivan

Cordelia D.
Dau. of
H.L. & M.S. Sullivan
July 20, 1867
Aug. 7, 1899

Buried Green's Chapel Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 2015.

C.D. Sullivan, age 2,  was enumerated in the household of H.L.  and M.S. Sullivan on the 1870 Crittenden County census.[1]

The following death notice appeared in the Crittenden County newspaper on 10 August 1899, shortly  after the death of Cordelia "Dedie" Sullivan:  "Miss Dedie Sullivant  [sic] died at the home of her father, H.L. Sullivant, near Bells Mines Sunday afternoon. The funeral took place Monday, Rev. Love of Caseyville officiating."[2]

[1] 1870 Crittenden County, Kentucky census, Bells Mines Pct. #6, Post Office Weston, Kentucky, Roll: M593_457. p. 427B, Ancestry.com.
[2] Brenda Joyce Jerome. Crittenden County, Kentucky Newspaper Abstracts 1896 - 1900, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1994) 125. 

Published 23 January 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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