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Lexington Deaths for 1823 – Fayette County

Kentucky Obituaries, 1787-1854.  Compiled by G. Glenn Clift, 1977.

For the year 1823, taken from The Lexington Record.

  • Thomas Prather, of Louisville, late president of the Louisville Branch Bank. Died in February 1823.  R 2/10
  • L. McConnell, of Lexington. Died April 19, 1823.  R 4/21
  • Mary Hawkins, widow of the late P. Hawkins, of Lexington. Died April 17, 1823.  R 4/21
  • John Higbee, of Fayette County. Died April 28, 1823, aged 65 years.  R 4/28
  • Lucretia H. Clay, third daughter of Henry Clay. Died on Wednesday, June 18, 1823, aged 15 years.  R 6/23
  • Crowford Masterson, of Danville. Suicided Monday July 8, 1823.  R 7/14
  • Cornelius Coyle, of Lexington, a native of Ireland. Died July 17, 1823.  R 7/21
  • Thomas M. Prentiss, of Lexington. School-master and former librarian of the Lexington Library.  Died Friday July 18, 1823.  R 7/21
  • Absalem Cavins, of Franklin County. Died August 9, 1823.  R 8/18
  • Miss Maria Von Phul, of Edwardsville, Ill., formerly of Lexington, Kentucky. Died in August 1823.  R 8/18
  • Captain Abraham Ward, of Frankfort. Died in August 1823.  R 8/25
  • Thomas Barr, of Fayette County. Died August 1, 1823, at New Orleans.  He was about 45 years of age.  R 8/25
  • William Nelson, oldest son of Capt. Thomas Nelson, of Lexington. Died in August 1823, at petite Gulph, on the Mississippi River.  He was a graduate of Transylvania Medical College.  R 8/25
  • Francis M. Taylor, late a student at Transylvania University. Died August 26, 1823, aged 20 years, at his father’s in Shelby County.  R 9/8
  • John P. Aldridge, of Jefferson County. Died in August 1823.  R 9/8
  • Nancy Bates, widow of Alvin Bates, deceased, of Jessamine County. Died Monday, September 1, 1823.  R 9/8
  • Reuben Ewing, of Logan County. Died in September 1823.  R 9/15
  • James Mosby, of Russellville [Logan County]. Died in September 1823.  R 9/15
  • Russell Lewis, of Frankfort, formerly Deputy Sheriff of Franklin County. Died in September 1823.  R 9/15
  • Gwyn R. Tompkins, of Fayette County. Died September 16, 1823.  R 9/22
  • Elizabeth Smith, widow of the late Capt. Rowley Smith, of Shennandoah County, Virginia. Died in Todd County, Kentucky, July 26, 1823, aged 70 years.  R 9/22
  • Thomas Ficklin, of Scott County. Died September 18, 1823, aged 81 years.  R 9/29
  • Bardley, daughter of Thomas Ficklin, of Scott County. Died in September 1823.  R 9/29
  • Helen H. Johnson, wife of William Johnson. Died at Great Crossings in September 1823.  R 9/29
  • Sarah Dallam, of Hopkinsville. Died in September 1823, a few days before the death of her father, Francis Dallam, of the same place.  R 9/29
  • Nancy Dougherty, relict of the late Thomas Dougherty, of Lexington. Died September 24, 1823.  R 9/29
  • James Innis, of Blue Spring on North Elkhorn. Died Wednesday September 24, 1823.  R 9/29
  • Joseph Singer, of Fayette County. Died September 26, 1823.  R 9/29
  • William Arnold, of St. Louis. Died September 26, 1823.  He was a native of Ireland.  R 9/29
  • William Stokes, of St. Louis. Died in September 1823.  He was a native of England.  R 9/29
  • Sanford Keen, of Lexington. Died Saturday morning October 4, 1823, aged 38 years.  Obituary in R 10/6
  • Laurence Leavy, of Louisville. Died Thursday October 2, 1823, aged 25 years.  He was a son of William Leavy, of Lexington.  Obituary in R 10/6
  • Sarah Cavins, of Scott County, consort of Absalem Cavins. She died in September 1823.  R 10/6
  • General Martin D. Hardin, of Franklin County. Died in October 1823.  R 10/13
  • Joseph B. Lapsley, of Warren County. Died in September 1823.  R 10/13
  • Cuthbert S. Anderson, of Frankfort. Died in Logan County in October 1823.  $ 10/13
  • James Hawkins, of Woodford County. Died October 7, 1823, aged 39 years.  Obituary in R 10/20
  • Mrs. James Hawkins, widow of James Hawkins, of Woodford County. She died October 9, 1823, aged 35 years.  See Above.  Obituary in R 10/20
  • Mary B. Kendall, consort of Amos Kendall, editor of the Frankfort Argus, and daughter of the late William Woolfolk, of Jefferson County. Died Monday October 13, 1823.  R 10/20
  • N. Destrehan, of New Orleans. Died in October 1823.  R 10/27
  • Major Joseph Anderson, of Murfreesborough, Tennessee. Died in October 1823.  R 10/27
  • Reverend Ambrose Bourne, of Todd County. Died in October 1823.  R 10/27
  • James Stone, of Fayette County. Died Monday October 6, 1823.  Buried on the Tuesday following at 11 o’clock in the family burying ground of William Stone.  Obituary in R 10/27
  • John H. Barnes, clerk of the Circuit and County Courts of Estill County. Died October 2, 1823, at Irvine.  R 10/27
  • Joseph Crockett, Jr., of Nicholasville. Died at the residence of Daniel B. Price, October 15, 1823, aged 37 years.  Obituary in R 11/10
  • Jesse D. Winn, of Fayette County. Died October 22, 1823, aged 72 years.  R 11/24\Martin Whiting, of Natchez.  Died in November 1823.  R 11/24
  • Reed, consort of Thomas B. Reed, of Natchez. Died in November 1823.  R 11/24
  • Joshua Humphries, of Lexington. Died November 23, 1823.  R 11/24
  • Mary Hardin, consort of Gen. William Hardin, of Frankfort, keeper of the Penitentiary. Died December 7, 1823.  R 12/22
  • Edward Howe, of Woodford County. A Revolutionary soldier.  He died December 16, 1823, aged 80 years.  R 12/22
  • Thomas Bullitt, of Louisville. Died December 10, 1823, aged 47 years.  R 12/22
  • Margaretta McCall, of Surrogate, Sulphur Well in Clark County. Died December 22, 1823, aged 48 years.  She left her husband and ten children.  R 12/30

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