Note by Phyllis Brown: John L. Edwards is my 3rd great-uncle. His father, Edward Barber Edwards, is my 4th great-grandfather. John L. Edwards, Executor John L. Edwards was the oldest son of Edward Barber Edwards and Nancy Linton. He, and all but one of his siblings, was born […]
Ulysses Grant Scott was born 142 years ago – July 31, 1869. He married Miranda Tatum October 19, 1890, in Washington County, Kentucky. Ulysses and Miranda had two children, Myrtie and Birtice. Ulysses died July 28, 1931.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Rose Leuenberger Hertz was Ritchey’s great-grandmother. We found her grave, her marriage certificate and her life story just five years ago! He didn’t know she existed before that, just that his grandmother (her daughter Esther) was a Hertz! Rose was the daughter of Jacob […]
Susan Frances Lewis was born 170 years ago – July 30, 1841. Susan was the daughter of John Joseph Lewis and Emmorine Minor. On February 8, 1860, she married Jonathan Wood Berkeley. Susan and Jonathan had three children; all died as infants. Susan Frances Lewis Berkeley died September […]
In the picture above is Great-Grandmother Frances with her brother, Edgar, and sister, Alice. They are 10 and 12 years older, respectively. Neither married and lived together until their deaths. Grandmother Frances Barber Linton Montgomery Grandmother Extraordinaire! Frances Barber Linton Montgomery was my mother’s grandmother – my great-grandmother. […]
Thomas Jefferson Willett was born 165 years ago – July 29, 1846 – in Graves County, Kentucky. He was the son of John W. Willett and Florida A. Carrico, who married in Graves County in 1845. They were both originally from Washington County, Kentucky.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Pius M. Carrico and Mary Magdalene Spalding are my great-great-grandparents. I am descended from their son Benedict Joseph Napoleon Carrico – isn’t that one fabulous name? Family Group Sheet for Pius M. Carrico Husband: Pius M. Carrico Birth: 10 Nov 1810 in Washington County, […]
Lazarus Long was born 192 years ago – July 28, 1819 – in Maryland. He married Elizabeth Bryan May 9, 1843, in Marion County, Kentucky. Lazarus and Elizabeth had one son, Lazarus Monroe Long. The family moved to Daviess County, Kentucky, where Lazarus died July 13, 1894.
Note by Phyllis Brown: William Douglas Coulter was the son of Starling Coulter and Sarah Rigdon. Willie Ann White was the daughter of Samuel Riley White, Jr., and Nancy Ellen Dean. William and Willie were married February 18, 1903, in Washington County, Kentucky, and had one daughter, Bess […]
John Henry Ritchey was born 200 years ago – July 27, 1811 – in Montgomery County, Ohio, to James Ritchey and Susannah Sawyer. John Henry died June 17, 1880, in Schuyler County, Illinois. I have no record of his marriage.