Mary Louisa Ann Linton was born 158 years ago – August 10, 1853 – in Nelson County, Kentucky, to Moses Filmore Linton and Margaret Willett. Mary Louisa married George Napoleon Nalley May 26, 1879. They had 8 children: Minnie, Aden Benedict, Jeanie, Annie, William, Bernie, Ralph and Linton.
Note by Phyllis Brown: William McKee came to Rushville, Illinois, Schuyler County, in 1826 with his wife and children. Here they settled, purchasing a land warrant for 160 acres. According to information in The Book of McKee, he “erected a double log cabin, using wooden pegs instead of […]
Matilda Mary Grimes died 191 years ago – August 9, 1820 – in St. Louis, Missouri. Matilda married Daniel Carrico, son of Vincent and Susannah Quick Carrico. Matilda and Daniel had two children, Susan and Vincent.
Elverie Switzer was born November 17, 1869. She was the daughter of William Champion and Ann Peyton. Elverie married James Switzer; they had four children – Velera, Charles, Ralph and Dora. Elevrie Champion Switzer died March 11, 1928. The informant for the death certificate was Charles Switzer, her […]
Jessie Delbert Hill was born 118 years ago – August 8, 1893 – in Washington County, Kentucky. His parents were Isaiah Hill and Lydia Ann Ross. Jessie married Nannie Belle Coulter June 27, 1911, in Marion County, Kentucky. They had eight children.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Robert Carrico was my mother’s oldest brother. He entered World War II in 1941, arriving at Camp Hulen, Texas. Robert was killed in action on Anzio Beach, Sicily, Italy, September 14, 1944. He was 23 years old. He was buried at Nettuno Cemetery. Robert […]
William Peter Montgomery was born 178 years ago – August 7, 1833 – in Washington County, Kentucky. He was the son of William Peter Montgomery and Mary Polly Yates. His father died two months before his birth during the cholera epidemic. William Peter Montgomery married Martha Ann Carrico […]
The Sayings, Harrodsburg, Kentucky Saturday, September 5, 1896 Mr. Allan Rue died of Bright’s disease, Thursday morning, at his late home, near Brooklyn in this county. He was fifty-six years old and a Confederate veteran. He was a member of company “H” in the first or old regiment […]
Ora Hays was born 119 years ago – August 6, 1892 – in Washington County, Kentucky, to John and Rebecca Hays. Ora married Oscar Keeling October 7, 1909.
Note by Phyllis Brown: Edward Hagan was the father of Mary Polly and Nancy Hagan who married Moses and William Linton – two brothers from Nelson County, Kentucky. In reading the will I believe son Henry to be from a previous marriage – he is not listed as […]