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Rev Joseph Cullen

Rev Joseph Cullen

Birth
Kent, England
Death 19 Mar 1848 (aged 48)
Providence, Webster County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Providence, Webster County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 17308751 · View Source
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Loving Husband Of Sarah Boultinghouse Cullen . Father Of Harriet Cullen Johnson......Joseph preached a Sermon on the day of his death. On his way home from Church, he noticed a burning tree that was about to fall on a rail fence. He began removing some of the rails, and either the tree or one of the limbs fell on him and killed him. He is buried only a short distance from the place where this accident happened.
Inscribed on a stone slab, lying flat and supported by stone of the same texture, about 18" above ground level, and located in the CULLEN CEMETERY, is the following:
IN MEMORY OF REV. JOSEPH CULLEN BORN OCTOBER 11, 1799 DIED MARCH 19, 1848 PREACHED ONLY A FEW HOURS BEFORE HIS DEATH FROM JOHN XI CHAPTER, VERSE 25 JESUS SAID UNTO HER I AM THE
RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE HE THAT BELIEVETH IN ME THOUGH HE WERE DEAD YET SHALL HE LIVE.

THE FIRST VERSE OF THE LAST HYMN HE EVER SUNG
ETERNITY IS JUST AT HAND AND SHALL I WASTE MY EBBING SAND AND CARELESS VIEW DEPARTING DAY AND THROW MY INCH OF TIME AWAY.
Johnsons Of Western Kentucky.


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  • Created by: Cowboy
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17308751
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Joseph Cullen (11 Oct 1799–19 Mar 1848), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17308751, citing Cullen Cemetery, Providence, Webster County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Cowboy (contributor 46854858) .