Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday - Thomas L. Nunn

Thos. L. Nunn
Aug. 3, 1825
Jan. 15, 1880
Aged 55 years, 5 mos., 12 da's

Buried Nunn Cemetery, off Hwy. 365, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed February 1993.  This cemetery is on private property and inaccessible without permission.

Thos. L. Nunn obtained a license to marry Miss Sarah C. Haynes 21 March 1853 in Crittenden County.[1] There is no marriage return so the date of their marriage is unknown.  They first appear on the 1860 Crittenden County census as well as the 1860 slave schedule with two female slaves aged 17 and 28 and one male slave age 22.[2]

T.L. Nunn, age 55, died  of  "consumption lungs" in Crittenden County in February 1880. He is listed as married, born Kentucky, as were his parents.  T.L. Nunn was a farmer by occupation.[3]

[1] Brenda Joyce Jerome. Crittenden County, Kentucky Marriage Records Vol. 1  1842-1865 and Abstracts of Wills  Book 1  1842-1924, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1990) 43.
[2] 1860 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedule, Crittenden County, Kentucky, Thomas L. Nunn, owner.
[3] Brenda Joyce Jerome. Crittenden County, Kentucky Births, Deaths, Etc. Vol. II, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1993)  91. This entry is based on the 1880 Crittenden County Mortality Schedule.

Published 5 June 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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