10 May 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - Leander Salmon (1834-1898)


Mr. Lee SALMON, a well known citizen of Crabtree Mines, died at his home last Thursday, after a prolonged illness of many months, of stomach trouble. He was sixty-five years of age, and leaves a wife and two children with a host of friends and relatives to mourn his death. Interment the following day at the Odd Fellow' cemetery under the auspices of the United Workmen, of which order he was a prominent member. He was well known throughout the county and his death is widely mourned.
(Source: Earlington Bee, Thur., Oct. 20, 1898)
Husband: Leander D. Salmon

Born: 18 Dec 1834 - Christian County, Kentucky
Died: 13 Oct 1898 - Ilsley, Hopkins County, Kentucky
Buried: - Odd Fellows Cemetery, Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky*
Father: John Salmon (Abt 1790- )
Mother: Agnes Torian (1794-Bef 1850)

Marriage: 15 Dec 1870 Place: Christian County, Kentucky

Wife: Frances Woolridge
Born: 1849 - Kentucky
Died: 1913
Buried: - Odd Fellows Cemetery, Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky*

Children:
1 M John Green Salmon
Born: Feb 1871 - Kentucky
Died: 7 Dec 1950 - Hopkins County, Kentucky
Buried: - Odd Fellows Cemetery, Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky*
Spouse: Roxa Helen Eudaley (1871-1955), Marr. Date: 22 Jun 1898 - Hopkins County, Kentucky

2 F Carrie Salmon
Born: 1874
Died: 16 Aug 1959 - Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Buried: 17 Aug 1959 - Odd Fellows Cemetery, Madisonville, Hopkins,County, Kentucky
Spouse: Walter G. Wright (1866-1938)
Marr. Date: 29 Jul 1891 - Hopkins County, Kentucky



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