Elizabeth Foster and Alexander Carrico were married 241 years ago – August 28, 1770 – in Beverly, Massachusetts. Alexander was the son of Peter Carrico, Jr., and Elizabeth, his wife. Elizabeth and Alexander had four children: Jane, Benjamin, Thomas and Joseph.
Note by Phyllis Brown: As I have mentioned before, Hugh Linton and my great-grandmother, Frances Barber Linton Montgomery, were cousins – they were both descended from sons of Captain John Linton who moved from Loudoun County, Virginia, to Washington County, Kentucky, in 1818. Their friendship survived many years, […]
Margaret Powell Bristow died 178 years ago – August 27, 1833 – in Shelby County, Kentucky. Margaret married William Bristow about 1767 in Prince William County, Virginia. Margaret was the daughter of William Powell and Eleanor Peyton.
Note by Phyllis Brown: At some point after this biographical sketch was written in 1882, William Crewdson Linton and family moved to California, where he died January 18, 1898. History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1047 Monoa Township, Clayton County, Iowa William C. Linton, one of the […]
Ruth Jewell was born 333 years ago – August 26, 1678 – in Braintree, Massachusetts, the daughter of Thomas Jewell and Susannah Guildford, one of eight children. Ruth’s grandparents were Thomas Jewell and Grissell Fletcher, and John Guildford and Mary Knowlton.
The Sayings, Harrodsburg, Kentucky Saturday, February 20, 1897 Obituary of James Hughes Coleman Mr. James Hughes Coleman died of consumption at his late residence on East Street, 9 o’clock at night, last Tuesday. He had been an invalid for months and, fully aware of his condition, he was […]
Mary Alberta Clarkson and Sidney Albertus Clarkson, twins, were born 126 years ago – August 25, 1885 – to Edwin Barbour Clarkson and Etta Clark Taylor of Washington County, Kentucky. Unfortunately they both died before 1900. Mary and Sidney’s grandparents were Theodore Clarkson and Martha L. Edwards, and […]
Family Group Sheet for Harrison Coulter Husband: Harrison Coulter Birth: 1812 Marriage: 02 Mar 1833 in Mercer County, KY Father: Mark Coulter Mother: nancy taylor Wife: Elizabeth Leonard Birth: 1823 Children: Name: Nancy Jane Coulter Birth: 1836 Marriage: 19 Aug 1855 in Washington County, KY Spouse: Mansfield Crow […]
Emily Elizabeth Coulter and Silas Armstrong were married 110 years ago – August 24, 1901 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Emily was the daughter of Starling Coulter and Sarah Rigdon. I have no record of children for Emily and Silas. This was Emily’s second marriage; her first husband […]
Prince William County Deed Book E 1740-1741 pp. 252-256 This Indenture made the fourteenth and fifteenth day of May in the fourteenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second, 1741, between Tobias Purcell of the County of Richmond, Planter, and Margaret, his wife, of […]