Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday - Robert E. Deboe

Robert E.
Oct. 5, 1876
Dec. 30, 1917

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

According to his death certificate,[1] Robert E. Deboe was the son of Joe Deboe and Sallie Freeman, both of whom were born in Kentucky. Robert E. Deboe's occupation was listed as "Merchants Police" and the informant on the death certificate was Mrs. Marcella Deboe. The death certificate lists his death date as 6 October 1917.

R.E. Deboe, saloon keeper, was a boarder in the household of Robert and Olive Moss on the 1900 Massac County, Illinois (Brooklyn Precinct) census.[2] Other boarders in this household were Belle Deboe, age 34, and J.H. Deboe, age 21. Both were single.

R.E. Deboe, age 29, married Mabel Neal, age 28, on 20 October 1903 in McCracken County, Kentucky. Deboe, saloon keeper,  was a resident of Paducah and this was his first marriage. Mabel Neal lived in Marion (Crittenden County?) and was born in Illinois.[3]

[1] Kentucky Death Certificate #34053 (1917), Robert E. Deboe, Ancestry.com, accessed 25 November 2017.
[2] 1900 Census, Massac County, Illinois, E.D. 48, Sheet 9, household of Robert and Olive Moss.
[3] Kentucky, Marriage Records, 1852-1914, Ancestry.com, accessed 25 November 2017.

 Published 20 February 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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