Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Minnie A. and Samuel N. Willhoyt

Minnie A.
1867 - 1944

Samuel N.
1857 - 1929

Buried Fernwood Cemetery, Henderson, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 25 October 2014.

According to her death certificate, Mrs. Minnie Willhoyt was born 13 April 1869 in Henderson County and died 20 August 1944. Her father was listed as Edward Wallace, born Illinois. Her mother's name was unknown.[1]  Her obituary states she was survived by two daughters and two sons. [2]

The death certificate of Samuel N. Willhoyt states he was born 13 April 1859 and died 21 November 1929. His parents were Isaac Willhoyt, born Indiana, and Emma Pruitt, born Kentucky.[3] His death resulted from  being struck by a truck as he crossed a street in Henderson. At the time of his death he was an employee of the Consolidated Textile Cotton Mill Corporation.[4]

[1] Kentucky Death Certificate #18174 (1944), Mrs. Minnie Adell Willhoyt, Ancestry.com.
[2] Kentucky Obituaries, Evansville Press, 21 August 1944, p. 9.
[3] Kentucky Death Certificate #28797 (1929), S.N. Willhoyt, Ancestry.com.
[4] "Truck Hurls Man to Death," Evansville Press, 22 November 1929, p. 11.

Published 14 August 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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