Joseph Reuben Carrico (my grandfather!) was born 128 years ago – January 15, 1885 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Reuben was the son of Joseph Benedict Napoleon Carrico and Melvina Ann Smith. He married Mary Alice Montgomery in 1920. Reuben and Alice had 7 children: Joseph Robert, Reuben, Mary Beulah, Paul Donovan, Margaret Ann, Catherine Lyons and Mary Alice Carrico.