from The News-Leader, Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky Thursday, June 25, 1903 Mrs. Ellen Litsey Dead Eleanor J. Litsey, born January 27, 1823, died June 22, 1903 Mrs. Ellen Litsey, one of the oldest and best beloved ladies of the county, died at her home in the Pleasant Grove […]
Benjamin Springer Taylor was born 179 years ago – November 30, 1833 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Benjamin was the son of John Cotton Taylor and Susan Clark Edwards. Benjamin married Martha Jane Janes. They had 4 children: John, Etta Clark, Susan Minerva and Margaret Springer Taylor.
Another “Lost and Found Photo”. This lovely photograph caught my eye immediately. Not only is this young lady quite beautiful, but so are her lace dress and pearls. The writing at the bottom of the photo looks like Bauer S. Coffey, Kansas City, Missouri, 1916. At first I […]
Rebecca Duncan was born 233 years ago – November 29, 1779 – in Virginia. Rebecca was the daughter of Henry R. Duncan and Mildred Boyle; and the granddaughter of Henry Duncan and a Miss Read, and William Boyle and Mary Burton. Rebecca married Thomas Williams in Nelson County, Kentucky, […]
Adaline Ferrall was born in North Carolina, April 3, 1830, and passed from this earthly life in Rushville, Illinois, April 4, 1904, having reached the age of 74 years. She became the wife of Ephraim Lear in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and afterwards moved to Todd County, Kentucky, where most […]
Baptisms – St. Rose Catholic Church Washington County, Kentucky – November 28th Henry Dougan, s/o James and Mary Bowles Dougan, sponsor Lucinda Montgomery, baptized at St. Rose 28 Nov 1833 Anna Palmer Rudd, wife of Christopher Rudd, baptized at St. Rose 28 Nov 1833 John Alexander Whelan, s/o […]
from Loudoun County, Will Book B In the name of God, Amen. I, Thomas Squires, of Loudoun County, Planter, being in good health of body and of sound and perfect mind and memory (thanks be to God for it) but considering the uncertainty of this transitory life, do […]
Martha Evelyn Clarkson and Samuel Donatus Mudd were married 100 years ago – November 27, 1912 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Martha was the daughter of Edwin Barbour Clarkson and Etta Clark Taylor. Samuel was the son of William C. Mudd and Alice Lee Edelen. Martha and Samuel […]
William T. Pinkston and Belva A. Parrish were married January 19, 1882, in Washington County, Kentucky. William was the son of John and Tabitha Pinkston. Belva was the daughter of John Wesley Parrish and Elizabeth White – and the granddaughter of Samuel Riley White and Martha Lewis. They […]
Teresa Pike was born 212 years ago – November 26, 1800 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Teresa was the daughter of John and Rebecca Pike. She married Edward Thompson in 1823. Teresa and Edward had at least one son, Jerome Austin Thompson.