Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tombstone Tuesday - Thomas Hunter

Lexington, Ky
April 15, 1811
Princeton, Ky
Aug. 24, 1894

Buried Cedar Hill Cemetery, Princeton, Caldwell County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 2017.

Thomas Hunter married Miss Lucy Ann Rochester 23 February 1834 in Caldwell County. Her father, Nathaniel Rochester, gave permission for a marriage license to be issued.[1]  Shortly following the death of his wife, Thomas Hunter married Jane R. Crabb in Garrard County, Kentucky. [2]

An announcement of Thomas Hunter's death appeared in the 4 September 1894 issue of the Hopkinsville Kentuckian:    "Hunter - Mr. Thomas Hunter, the oldest citizen of Princeton, died on the 27 [sic] ult. He was 84 years old."[3]

[1] Brenda Joyce Jerome. Caldwell County, Kentucky Marriages 1833-1853, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1997), 9.
[2] Kentucky County Marriage Records 1783-1965, Garrard County, Kentucky, Thomas Hunter and Jane R. Crabb 21 September 1842.
[3] Deaths, Hopkinsville Kentuckian, 4 September 1894, chroniclingamerica.loc.gov, image 3.

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

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