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George C. McQuerry Biography

from Kentucky – A History of the State by Perrin, 1887

Jessamine County, Kentucky

George C. McQuerry was born in Estill County, Kentucky, September 18, 1850, and is the fourth and youngest son of James and Lourinda (Witt) McQuerry.  James McQuerry was born in Garrard County, Kentucky, December 18, 1808, moved to Estill County in 1840, where he remained until 1853, then moved to Jessamine County and died June 1, 1884.  Lourinda (Witt) McQuerry was born in Estill County, December 2, 1828, and is still living.  George C. McQuerry was married, February 8, 1877, to Paulina Scrivner of Madison County, daughter of Jefferson and Martha (Covington) Scrivner.  Three children have blessed this union:  William J., James H. and Bessie.  Mr. McQuerry, wife and mother are members of the Christian Church.  He owns 152 acres of land in Sulphur Well District on the Kentucky River, about twelve miles southeast of Nicholasville.

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