My collection of Kentucky county histories keeps growing. I have books on 65 of the 120 counties – just over half. There is more than one book on many counties, and I have sectional books such at The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky and Early Families of East and […]
James Denton, Co. C, 30th Ky Inf., born 1847, died 1935. ‘Meet me in heaven.’ Alexander Cemetery, Monticello, Wayne County, Kentucky. This blog started with the gravestone of James Denton, as shown above. A military stone shows he was in the Civil War, U.S. Army, Company C, 30th […]
Alexander Cemetery, Ohio County, Kentucky This beautiful little cemetery in Ohio County is in western Kentucky, about two and one-half miles north of Hartford, the county seat. Ohio County was formed from Hardin County in 1799; earlier records would be found there. Ritchey and I visited in October […]
The Hartford Republican, Ohio County, Kentucky Friday, April 19, 1918 Resolution of Respect By the Ladies Aid Society, of Wesley Chappel, Nocreek, Kentucky. Whereas, God, in his infinite wisdom has called from our society one of its members, Sister Janie Delaney, on February 19, 1918, and was laid […]
Many members of the Barnett family in Ohio County are buried in Alexander Cemetery. from Kentucky – A History of the State, Battle, Perrin & Kniffin, 1885 Ohio County Joseph C. Barnett was born September 4, 1818, in Ohio County, Kentucky, and is a son of Robert and […]
The Hartford Republican, Ohio County, Kentucky Friday, July 30, 1915 Death of E. P. Barnett Elijah P. Barnett died Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock, at the home of Mr. Joseph Thomasson, on lower No Creek, of dropsy. He had been an invalid for thirty years, caused by a […]
The Hartford Republican, Ohio County, Kentucky Friday, March 10, 1922 Fidelia Ward Tinsley lived several years after her husband’s death. Fidelia Tinsley, Mary 2, 1868 – July 31, 1938. Alexander Cemetery, Ohio County, Kentucky. Elmer E. Tinsley, November 28, 1864 – March 6, 1922.
The Ohio County News, Hartford, Kentucky Wednesday, June 12, 1918 Bright’s Disease Fatal To Wayne N. Stevens, Who Passed Away at Battle Creek, Michigan, Thursday Night Thursday night about 12 o’clock death claimed Wayne N. Stevens, age 55, one of the best known farmers of Ohio County, when […]
The Owensboro Messenger, Daviess County, Kentucky Thursday, February 23, 1928 Mary E. Ellis, wife of Alexander C. Ellis, April 27, 1840 – February 21, 1928. Alexander Cemetery, Ohio County, Kentucky.
Matilda E. Barnett was the wife of Captain Woodbury Tinsley, of Ohio County. The daughter of Joseph C. Barnett and Frances Bennett, Matilda was born December 16, 1842. She and her husband, who was a captain in the Civil War, raised four children – Elmer, Orlistis, Wilburn and […]