Will of Edmund Berkeley In the name of God, Amen. I, Edmund Berkeley, of the County of Middlesex, being languishing in body but of sound mind do make this my last Will and Testament. I give and bequeath unto my dear son Edmund Berkeley my tract of land […]
Henry Duncan was born 239 years ago – August 12, 1772 – in Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Coleman Duncan and Mary Lyne. Henry married Nancy Shipp in Jefferson County, Kentucky, April 8, 1795. He died June 7, 1814. I have no record of children.
Anne Arundel County, Maryland Warfield’s Right Know ye that we for and in consideration that Richard Warfield of the County of Anne Arundel hath due unto him fifty acres of land within our said Province for his time of service performed in our said Province as appears on […]
Elizabeth Linton was born 194 years ago – August 11, 1817 – in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, to Benjamin Franklin Linton and Lucy Crewdson. Elizabeth married Jacob Vaught Rhoads in Logan County, Kentucky, March 19, 1839. Elizabeth and Jacob lived a long life together celebrating 56 years of marriage […]
Rudd Family According to The Centenary of Catholicity in Kentucky by the Honorable Benjamin J. Webb, published 1884, “James Rudd removed with his family to the neighborhood of Springfield from Prince George County, Maryland, in the year 1796. His children, eight in number, were named William, Charles, Henry […]
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.