Tuesday, April 9, 2019

W.T. Mayes - Early Member of Bethany Church

W.T. Mayes
Mar. 19, 1817
Sept. 26, 1886

Buried Old Marion Cemetery, Marion, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 25 May 2012.

William T. Mayes married Helen McCarter 17 October 1849 Livingston County, Kentucky. The bride was the daughter of William McCarter, who gave consent for the marriage license to be issued. [1]

According to the records of Bethany Presbyterian Church, [2] William Terah Templin Mayes was baptized as an infant in 1817 and joined the church in 1842. He  was an elder in the church. A Helen Mayes joined the church in 1846. Was she the wife of W.T. Mayes?

[1] Joyce McCandless Woodyard. Livingston County, Kentucky Marriage Records Including Marriages of Freedmen  Vol. II (Aug 1839 - Dec 1871),  (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1994) 58.
[2] Robert Wheeler, Chairman of Crittenden County Historical Society, compiler. Membership List of Bethany-Marion Presbyterian Church 1803-1881, (Listed by Family Groups), undated booklet.

Published 9 Apr 2019, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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