The Sayings, Harrodsburg, KY Saturday, September 9, 1896 Joshua Daft Marimon, the oldest inhabitant of this city and county, was gathered to his fathers, Sunday afternoon, September 6, at five minutes before 2 o’clock, of pneumonia and old age – aged 92 years, 6 months and 20 days. […]
Louise Mae Bartlett was born 127 years ago – August 3, 1884. She married Benjamin S. Sawyer. Louise and Benjamin had eight children: Marie, Virginia, Anne, Linton, Benjamin, William, Joseph Booker and Alice.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Hugh Linton was a cousin to my great-grandmother, Frances Barber Linton Montgomery. They corresponded for several years – sharing their love of genealogy and family. Hugh was the son of John Wesley Linton and Emma Adelaide Proctor. Frances was the daughter of Edward Edwards […]
Daniel Lewis was born 241 years ago – August 2, 1770 – in Loudoun County, Virginia, to John Lewis and Elizabeth Brown. He married Susan Lewis, a cousin, April 5, 1793. Susan was the daughter of William Joseph Lewis and Catherine Jennings Linton. Daniel and Susan had seven […]
John L. White Marries Margaret Whitten John L. White, son of Samuel Riley White and Martha Lewis, married Margaret Whitten, August 15, 1853, in Washington County, Kentucky. John and Margaret had five children: Margaret L., Sarah, George A., Miles and Amanda H.
Benedict Joseph Napoleon Carrico was born 167 years ago – August 1, 1844 – in Washington County, Kentucky, to Pius M. Carrico and Mary Magdalene Spalding. Joseph married Melvina Ann Smith January 5, 1875. They had ten children: Hally, John Henry, Mary Belle, Francis Arthur, Catherine Jessie, Ann […]
Note by Phyllis Brown: John L. Edwards is my 3rd great-uncle. His father, Edward Barber Edwards, is my 4th great-grandfather. John L. Edwards, Executor John L. Edwards was the oldest son of Edward Barber Edwards and Nancy Linton. He, and all but one of his siblings, was born […]
Ulysses Grant Scott was born 142 years ago – July 31, 1869. He married Miranda Tatum October 19, 1890, in Washington County, Kentucky. Ulysses and Miranda had two children, Myrtie and Birtice. Ulysses died July 28, 1931.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Rose Leuenberger Hertz was Ritchey’s great-grandmother. We found her grave, her marriage certificate and her life story just five years ago! He didn’t know she existed before that, just that his grandmother (her daughter Esther) was a Hertz! Rose was the daughter of Jacob […]
Susan Frances Lewis was born 170 years ago – July 30, 1841. Susan was the daughter of John Joseph Lewis and Emmorine Minor. On February 8, 1860, she married Jonathan Wood Berkeley. Susan and Jonathan had three children; all died as infants. Susan Frances Lewis Berkeley died September […]