02 April 2009

Ella Gertrude's Tombstone & Obituary

This is a photo of Ella Gertrude Vinson's tombstone in Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery in Bibb County, Georgia. Inscription:

Ella Gertrude
Daughter of B. F. & J. E. Vinson
Born Oct 1, 1875
Died Oct 4, 1892
While you are asleep with Jesus,
We are lonely, darling, without you.


Ella was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Vinson and Jane Elizabeth Cherry (1842-1900).

Ella died in Bibb County, Georgia. According to an obituary, she was a graduate of Walden High School in said county.

An obituary:

5 October 1892
The Macon Telegraph

Death of Miss Ella G. Vinson
Walden, Oct 4 -- Miss Ella G. Vinson, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Vinson, died today at 2 PM at the residence of her father, near this place. She will be buried tomorrow at Liberty Chapel burial ground at 2:00.

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