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.