Russell Hill and Delilah Quinn were married in Garrard County, Kentucky, 176 years ago – July 21, 1835. Delilah was the daughter of Ennis Quin. Russell was the son of Jesse Hill and Jane Southern. He was killed along with two of his brothers in the March 13, […]
Preston Coulter was born 166 years ago – July 19, 1845. Preston was the son of Thomas Coulter and Caroline Lanham. He married Mary Belle Shewmaker January 30, 1866, in Washington County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Uriah Shewmaker.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Captain John Linton was born in Fairfax County, Virginia, in 1750. I believe he was possibly born in January, since the release of rights was dated January 1775. Usually a man came into his rights of inheritance at the age of twenty-five. John’s parents were Moses Linton […]
Jolly – Hertz – Leuenberger Oakland Cemetery in Solon, Iowa, is the final resting place for Ritchey’s paternal grandmother and her ancestors. In a previous blog about the George Hertz family there are photos for the gravestones of George Hertz, his first wife Rosa Leuenberger, second wife Ethel […]
William White, son of Samuel Riley White and Martha Lewis, and Elizabeth Doke, daughter of William Doke and Martha A. Hoskins, were married 153 years ago – July 18, 1858, in Washington County, Kentucky. William and Elizabeth White had two daughters, Sarah J. and Drusilla. I believe William […]
Note by Phyllis Brown: William Peter Montgomery was my great-great-grandfather. I am descended through his son Robert E. Lee Montgomery. The Springfield Sun – August 24, 1910 Sudden Death of W. P. Montgomery Well Known and Highly Respected Citizen of Washington County Passes Away The people of this […]
Jonathan Edwards was born 240 years ago – July 17, 1771 – in Loudoun County, Virginia. He was the son of Jonathan Edwards and Sarah Barber.
Robert E. Lee Montgomery, the son of William Peter Montgomery III and Martha Ann Carrico, was born September 15, 1865, a few months after the Civil War ended. There is no question as to which side the Montgomery family favored in the war! Robert is my great-grandfather – […]
William A. Logsdon and Alice McIlvoy were married 171 years ago – July 16, 1840, in Washington County, Kentucky. William, the son of Joseph Logsdon, was born October 24, 1799, in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. Alice, the daughter of Alexander McIlvoy and Mary Magdelene McConley, was born in […]
Note by Phyllis Brown: William Linton Lewis was the son of William Joseph Lewis and Catherine Jennings Linton. Catherine was the sister of Captain John Linton. I’m not sure who Nicholas L. Lewis is. I’m sure he is a relative, but more than that I cannot say. The […]