Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tombstone Tuesday - Montgomery and Martha E. Grassham

M. Grassham
1843  -  1924
Martha Elizabeth
His Wife
1845  -  1924

Buried Salem Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 13 October 2018.

According to his death certificate,[1]  Montgomery Grassham was born 19 March 1843 in Tennessee and died 8 July 1924 in Salem, Kentucky. A blacksmith by trade, he was the son of Nehemiah Grassham and Mary Clarke, both of who were born in Tennessee.

Martha Elizabeth Grassham was born 2 May 1845 in Kentucky and died 20 September 1924 in Salem, Kentucky. She was the daughter of William A. Mahan, born North Carolina, and Sarah Patton, born Kentucky. [2]

Montgomery Grassham and Miss Martha Elizabeth Mahan married 17 January 1865 at Wm. Mahan's residence. [3]

[1] Kentucky Death Record #1813, Montgomery Grassham, Ancestry.com.
[2] Kentucky Death Record #21209, Martha Elizabeth Grassham, Ancestry.com.
[3] Joyce McCandless Woodyard. Livingston County, Kentucky Marriage Records Including Marriages of Freedmen, Vol. II (Aug 1839 - Dec 1871), (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1994) 149.

Published 22 Jan 2019, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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