Tombstone Tuesday:  John Wesley Fly

Tombstone Tuesday: John Wesley Fly

John Wesley Fly was born in Barry County, Missouri on March 7, 1844 to parents Asher Pipkin and Marillay (Cantrell) Fly.  Asher and Marillay were born in Tennessee and John was one of fourteen children born to their marriage. His parents were devout Christians, Asher...
Tombstone Tuesday:  Flavius Terry Laffoon

Tombstone Tuesday: Flavius Terry Laffoon

     Flavius Terry Laffoon was born on July 28, 1833 in Lawrence County, Tennessee to parents Matthew and Elizabeth Murrell Laffoon.  In 1840 Matthew and his family were enumerated in Giles County, Tennessee.  Family historians estimate the family migrated to Arkansas...
Tombstone Tuesday:  Charles C. Mack

Tombstone Tuesday: Charles C. Mack

Charles C. Mack was born on January 4, 1810 to parents Jesse and Mary Ann (McCollister) Mack in Washington County, New York.  It appears that Charles might have still been living with his parents in 1830, but around 1832-1834 he married Sophia Brown.  Their first son,...