Tombstone Tuesday: Joseph Faubion, the man who “died twice”

JosephFaubion_GraveJoseph Faubion was born in Clay County, Missouri on September 7, 1842 to parents Moses and Nancy (Hightower) Faubion.  Moses was first married to Patsy Holcomb, and after she died he married Nancy Hightower in 1841.  According to the 1850 census Nancy was nineteen years younger than Moses and Joseph appears to have been their first child.

This article is featured in the October 2018 issue of Digging History Magazine.  Preview the issue here or purchase here.

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