Obituary taken from “The Springfield Sun” Washington County, Kentucky Funeral services will be held at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in this city at 9 o’clock Friday morning for Mrs. Mattie McIlvoy Walker, with interment in the church cemetery. Mrs. Walker died at 4:45 Wednesday morning [13 Dec 1939] […]
Catherine Walsh Linton was born 149 years ago – July 13, 1862. Catherine was the daughter of John Walsh (sometimes the name is spelled Welsh), born in Galway, Ireland, April 1, 1826, and died in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, April 2, 1871; and Sarah Hollard, born January 12, 1826, […]
While researching in Prince William County, Virginia, ten years ago, Ritchey and I found Linton Hall School. It, indeed, had significance with our Linton family. Land that had been handed down through the generations came to the last daughter – Sarah E. Linton, daughter of John Tyler Linton […]
Euphemia Nesbitt Linton was born 165 years ago – July 12, 1839, in Virginia, to James Nesbitt Linton and Rachel M. Humphreys. She was the granddaughter of William Linton and Euphemia Nesbitt; and William Humphreys and Hannah Dolan.
165 years ago today William Reason Carrico was born – July 11, 1846 – to Edward Carrico and Matilda Dillehay. He was the grandson of Cornelius Carrico and Susanna Shanks; and John Dillehay. William married Sallie Smith January 23, 1877, in Washington County, Kentucky.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Spalding marriages from my files – just thought it would be interesting to see how a blog like this would go over. There is just so much information I have and it seems a shame not to share. I just pulled this last name […]
This photo was taken in March of 1958. I am not quite a year old. My Aunt Mary Alice is holding me – my mom’s baby sister. Sitting beside her is my Great-Aunt Nell – born Helen Nora – sister to my grandfather, Rue Carrico. She was the […]
Mary Ann Montgomery Hagan was born 217 years ago on July 9, 1794. She was the daughter of Charles Montgomery and Mary Ann Elder and the wife of Christopher Hagan.
Note by Phyllis Brown: James and John Clarkson were the oldest sons of Theodore Clarkson and Martha L. Edwards. It is said they lied about their ages to join the Union Army. The following is a letter written by John. James died of measles and typhoid in April […]
Tabitha Edwards and Richard Spalding were married 206 years ago on July 8, 1805, in Washington County, Kentucky.