Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday - Mary C. Franks

Mary C. Franks
wife of
J.J. Franks
Nov. 11, 1856
Sept. 10, 1911
Darling we miss thee

Buried Pinckneyville Cemetery, near Salem, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 8 November 2017.

According to her death certificate,[1] Mary Cathrine Franks was born in Crittenden County, Kentucky and was the daughter of Stephen A. Farmer and Rebecca Allison, both of whom were born in Tennessee.

Miss Mary C. Farmer married Jesse J. Franks 17 February 1875 Crittenden County. W.T. Moore performed the wedding ceremony, which occurred at the home of S.A. Farmer. Witnesses were W.R. Farmer, Hugh McMaster and R.S. Clark.[2] 

[1] Kentucky Death Certificate #23896, Mary Cathrine Franks, Ancestry.com, accessed 13 November 2017.
[2] Brenda Joyce Jerome. Crittenden County, Kentucky Marriage Records Vol. II  1866-1886, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1991) 71.

Published 30 January 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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