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Dee Burris Blakley ([personal profile] dee_burris) wrote2011-10-31 05:59 pm
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Tombstone Tuesday: Ayars

You know how you are out taking photos at a cemetery, and a stone just grabs you?

This one grabbed me.

The photo was taken at Oakland Cemetery in Russellville, Pope Co., AR about 5 years ago.

I know there's a story here.
T H Ayars, 1830-1905 and Jennie Ayars, 1843-1905

The only thing I have ever been able to find on the deaths of T H Ayars and his wife was this small snippet from the Maryland Sun, published on 30 Jan 1905.


AYARS - On January 28, 1905, in Russellville, Arkansas, Rev. T H AYARS, father of Mrs. F M Killis, No. 916 North Mount street.

AYARS - On January 28, 1905, in Russellville, Arkansas, Mrs. JENNIE AYARS, wife of Rev. T H Ayars.

This is an encore presentation of essentially the same post of 29 Nov 2010, because this one will probably always bug me...

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