Thomas Jefferson Willett was born 165 years ago – July 29, 1846 – in Graves County, Kentucky. He was the son of John W. Willett and Florida A. Carrico, who married in Graves County in 1845. They were both originally from Washington County, Kentucky.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Pius M. Carrico and Mary Magdalene Spalding are my great-great-grandparents. I am descended from their son Benedict Joseph Napoleon Carrico – isn’t that one fabulous name? Family Group Sheet for Pius M. Carrico Husband: Pius M. Carrico Birth: 10 Nov 1810 in Washington County, […]
Lazarus Long was born 192 years ago – July 28, 1819 – in Maryland. He married Elizabeth Bryan May 9, 1843, in Marion County, Kentucky. Lazarus and Elizabeth had one son, Lazarus Monroe Long. The family moved to Daviess County, Kentucky, where Lazarus died July 13, 1894.
Note by Phyllis Brown: William Douglas Coulter was the son of Starling Coulter and Sarah Rigdon. Willie Ann White was the daughter of Samuel Riley White, Jr., and Nancy Ellen Dean. William and Willie were married February 18, 1903, in Washington County, Kentucky, and had one daughter, Bess […]
John Henry Ritchey was born 200 years ago – July 27, 1811 – in Montgomery County, Ohio, to James Ritchey and Susannah Sawyer. John Henry died June 17, 1880, in Schuyler County, Illinois. I have no record of his marriage.
John Wesley Parrish and Elizabeth White The marriage license for John Wesley Parrish and Elizabeth White was procured on November 17, 1852, and the marriage rites performed November 18, 1852, at the house of E. White (probably Elizabeth’s brother Elisha White), in the County of Washington, in the […]
Richard Welsh and Celia Dolan were married 119 years ago – July 26, 1892 – in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. Richard was the son of John Welsh and Sarah Hollard. Richard and Celia had three daughters – Marguerite, Verna and Catherine.
William Linton William Linton is one of the younger sons of Captain John Linton and Ann Nancy Mason. He is also my great-great-great-grandfather. William married Eliza Lyon Moran April 5, 1817, in Washington County, Kentucky. Since Captain John and most of the family didn’t come to Kentucky until […]
Sybilla Mary Elizabeth Carrico was born 163 years ago – July 25, 1848, in Washington County, Kentucky, the daughter of Pius M. Carrico and Mary Magdalene Spalding. Sybilla was one of fourteen children.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Elizabeth Berkeley, nee Hancock, is my 6th great-grandmother. She married William Berkeley. Their daughter Elizabeth Berkeley married Benjamin Mason, and their daughter, Ann Nancy Mason, married Captain John Linton. Ann Mason Linton is mentioned in her grandmother’s will. Will – Loudoun County, January 23, […]