from The Springfield Sun, Washington County, Kentucky Wednesday, October 13, 1909 Annual Reunion Of the Old Soldiers of Washington County Held Last Friday at Squire Hendren’s The balmy weather of last Friday drew an immense crowd to the old soldiers reunion which was held in a grove on […]
Margaret McIlvoy was born 113 years ago – August 31, 1899 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Margaret was the daughter of James H. McIlvoy and Lulie Noel. Unfortunately Margaret lived only two years. She had one brother, Robert Lee McIlvoy, who died at the age of 2, and […]
How many of you have checked out the 1940 census? For me it was quite exciting since it was the first census in which my parents were listed! Mom was born in 1931 and dad in 1935. The above census is from Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky, and lists […]
Rose Ann Carrico was born 177 years ago – August 30, 1835 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Rose was the daughter of Pius M. Carrico and Mary Magdalene Spalding. I have no information about marriage or children. Rose’s siblings were Anna, Mary Jane, Martha Ellen, Francis Harriet, Susan […]
The following was found on the Archives of Maryland Online – a wonderful source for colonial records! Peter Montgomery was my 5th great-grandfather, born in France in 1682, died in Charles County, Maryland, 1754. His second wife was Margaret Hagan. His son, Charles Montgomery, who married Mary Ann […]
Emily Jane Hodges was born 204 years ago – August 29, 1808 – in Albemarle County, Virginia. Emily was the daughter of Samuel Hodges and Martha Shirley. She married Samuel White. I have no information about children. Emily was the only daughter of 11 children. Her brothers were […]
from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky Thursday, September 25, 1902 A sad and distressing death was that of Mrs. Belle Nooe, wife of Mr. J. B. Nooe, last Thursday morning. She had been complaining for several days, but was not thought to be seriously ill, and the […]
Henry Clay Carrico was born 170 years ago – August 28, 1842 – in Vigo County, Indiana. Henry was the son of James William Carrico and Cynthia Evelyn St. Clair. Henry married Almira Daggy September 14, 1869, in Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois. I have no information about children.
This letter was one of my finds at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort on Thursday. Beriah Magoffin, Sr., is buried in Harrodsburg’s Spring Hill Cemetery. He was born February 15, 1773, in County Down, Ireland, and died March 11, 1843, in Harrodsburg. His son, Beriah, was Kentucky’s […]
Joseph Clarence Hamilton was born 100 years ago – August 27, 1912 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Joseph was the son of Garland Francis Hamilton and Catherine Jessie Carrico. In 1932 he married Myrtle Haycraft. Joseph and Myrtle had 2 children: J. C. and Judy Hamilton.