Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: Lawrence Delbert and Minerva Prudence (Wehrly) Jackson


Lawrence Delbert and Minerva Prudence (WEHRLY) JACKSON are buried in the Salamonia Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.  Minerva was my great grandaunt.

Lawrence was born November 14, 1865.  Minerva was born July 25, 1867 in Madison Township, Jay County, Indiana, the daughter of William P. and Olive Jane (SMITH) WEHRLY.  

Lawrence and Minerva were married on October 7, 1885.

Lawrence was a painter and mail carrier, living in Madison and Wayne Townships of Jay County, Indiana.

Lawrence died February 23, 1929 in Elkhart, St. Joseph County, Indiana.  Minerva died March 18, 1948 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

Known children of Lawrence Delbert and Minerva Prudence (WEHRLY) JACKSON:
  • Vernon Guy JACKSON (1886-1963); married Elizabeth I. SEISS
  • William Donald JACKSON (1890-     )
  • Arthur Franklin JACKSON (1892-      )
  • ________ JACKSON (c.1894-      )
  • Eva Osa JACKSON (1896-     )
  • Oga Orilla JACKSON (1899-     )
  • Willard Alvin JACKSON (c1902-    )
  • Ellison Wehrly JACKSON (c1905-    )
  • Lester Darwin JACKSON (c1911-     )
Source: Salamonia Cemetery (Jay County, Indiana), L. Delbert and M. Prudence Jackson marker, photographed by Travis LeMaster, 26 March 2009.

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