Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Grandfather and Grandson Share Tombstone

A.W. Sullenger
June 1805
June 5, 1876

James W.
Son of
J.A. & M.L. Gray
Feb. 21, 1869
May 8, 1876

A.W. Sullenger and his grandson, James W. Gray, are buried in Watson Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 8 May 2017.

Aaron Wilson Sullenger married Letta Watson 3 January 1831 Livingston County, Kentucky.[1] He is listed as a physician in Crittenden County in 1863.[2]

The 1860 Crittenden County census, lists Aaron W. and Letta Sullenger, along with Mary, age 12, and other children.[3] The 1870 Crittenden County census shows Joseph Gray and wife Mary L, children L.E. Gray, age 2, and J.W. Gray, age 7/12. [4]  Mary L. Gray, daughter of Wilson Sullenger, died 13 June 1929, age 82 years, 1 month and 2 days. She was also buried in Watson Cemetery.[5]

[1] Joyce M. Woodyard. Livingston County, Kentucky Marriage Records, Vol 1. (Oct 1799 - July 1839), (m.p., 1992), p. 109. Consent was given by bride's mother, Elizabeth Watson. Bondsman was Ezra Watson.
[2] U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918, A.W. Sullenger, Ancestry.com.
[3] 1860 Crittenden County, Kentucky Census, West Half of County, Salem, Roll M653_363, p. 366, Ancestry.com.
[4] 1870 Crittenden County, Kentucky Census,Roll 593_457, p. 405B, Ancestry.com.
[5] Kentucky Death Certificate #46389 (1929), Mary L. Gray, Ancestry.com.

Published 23 October 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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