Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday--Ray and Leta Burkett Tate

These folks are on my husband's side of the family tree. Ray is my husband's maternal granduncle.

Charles Ray Tate was born on January 14, 1889 in Spencerville, Allen County, Ohio to Charles Henry Christian Tate and Ida Mae Hess. He married Leta Alolla Burkett on June 19, 1915 in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio. Leta was born on October 5, 1893 in Ohio and was the daughter of Frank Burkett and Mary Matilda Barkman.

The Tates lived in Elyria and Bucyrus, Ohio during their marriage. Ray died on September 23, 1963 in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio and Leta on July 28, 1981 in Marion, Marion County, Ohio.

They are buried in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio in Greenlawn Cemetery.

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