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Friday, April 26, 2013


This 3-foot tall framed memorial was located in an antique shop in Springfield, Kentucky.  It reads:

In loving remembrance of
Our Dear One,
Died May 3, 1886
Aged 6 Years, 8 Months, 9 Days

There is a poem below this inscription. Above it is a large white dove over a wreath of flowers which surround an anchor resting against a cross.

Internet research shows that Louis' parents were Lewis Andrew Jones and Syntha "Cynthia" Mary Dodson, of Upton, LaRue County, Kentucky.

Louis' father Lewis (1842 - 1912) was a son of John S. Jones and Lucinda Hunt.
Louis' mother Syntha (1855 - 1933) was a daughter of Byrd Granville Dodson and Elizabeth Ellen Williams.