from Logan County, Kentucky, Biographies George E. Garretson, a carriage manufacturer, of Russellville, Kentucky, was born January 10, 1833, in Crawford County, Ohio. Nathan Garretson, his father, was born in 1809, in Wheeling, Virginia, and is still living and a resident of the State of Iowa. George E. […]
Lucy Belle Bolton was born 152 years ago – March 31, 1861 – in Garrard County, Kentucky. Lucy was the daughter of James Bolton and Rebecca Prather. She married James E. Simpson November 7, 1878. Lucy and James had 6 children: Nannie, Mary, Clarence, Minnie, Ody and G. […]
What a great photo of the Bechtel sisters! How I wish we knew their first names! Notice the teeny waists – did they ever eat? The front of the house, plants and brick sidewalk are all very nice – much better than a studio background. Do you think […]
Churchill Blakey was born 322 years ago – March 30, 1691 – in Middlesex County, Virginia. Churchill was the son of Thomas Blakey and Catherine Susanna Churchill. I have no information about marriage or children.
from The News-Leader, Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky Thursday, June 7, 1900 Charles Neale Dead Charles F. Neale, who was a well-known and popular young man of the county, died at the home of his father, Mr. F. R. Neale, in the Pleasant Grove neighborhood on last Friday morning […]
Mary Elder and Vincent Carrico were married 206 years ago – March 29, 1807 – in Nelson County, Kentucky. Vincent was the son of Thomas Ignatius Carrico and Elizabeth Kirby. Both Mary and Vincent were born in Maryland. They had 12 children: John C., Charles C., Mary, Lucinda, […]
Mercer County Clerk, Harrodsburg, Kentucky Declaration of Marriages Below are the names of Negroes and Mulattoes who came before the Mercer County Clerk to sign documents to legalize their marriage relationships. Below are the names of the husband and wife, time they had been together and the date […]
John Henry Taylor died 166 years ago – March 28, 1847 – in Perry County, Ohio. John was the son of Nicholas Hawkins Taylor and Susanna Shellenberger. He was only 17 years old at the time of his death. John’s siblings were David Shellenberger, Walter Bean, Louisa Isabelle, […]
Looks at these adorable children! Both so precious! Such little ones for such a big chair! No names, but the photo was taken at Winthrop & Gibbon, Ostrom, Minnesota. I always wonder how photos like this could be found in an antique shop – not cherished by the […]
Catherine Boblett and Henry Brown Cutsinger were married 140 years ago – March 27, 1873 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Henry was the son of William Cutsinger and Harriet Ann Green. Catherine and Henry had at least 1 child: Charles Cutsinger.