Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday - Frank A. and Clemmie Pasteur

Frank A. Pasteur
Died June 1, 1902
Age 61 years

Clemmie Lander
Wife of
F.A. Pasteur
1853 - 1920

Buried Cedar Hill Cemetery, Princeton, Caldwell County, Kentucky. Tombstones photographed 15 December 2017.

Frank A. Pasteur and Clemmie Lander married 14 November 1877 at the Christian Church in Princeton. [1]Pasteur was age 32, born Tennessee, current Caldwell County Court Clerk and his parents were born in Georgia. Clemmie Lander was age 22, born Christian County, Kentucky and her parents were born in Christian County.

Frank A. Pasteur served as clerk of the Caldwell County Clerk for 27 years until he was defeated by 43 votes by R.L. Gresham in late 1901.[2] Pasteur also served in Co. K, 10th Regt., KY Cavalry (Johnson's) during the Civil War.[3]

Frank A. Pasteur died suddenly at his home in Princeton of heart disease on 1 June 1902. Survivors included his wife, Clemmie, and three children.[4]

[1] Brenda Joyce Jerome. Caldwell County, Kentucky Marriages 1874-1884 (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 2008), 59.
[2]"Frank A. Pasteur Wants to be Clerk of Caldwell County," Evansville, IN Courier, 26 Nov 1901, p. 1.
[3] U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865, Ancestry.com, accessed 26 Dec 2017.
[4] Obituary, Frank A. Pasteur, Louisville Courier-Journal, Mon., 2 June 1902, p. 1. Also Paducah Sun-Democrat, Tues., 3 June 1902, p. 2.

Published 27 February 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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