James B. McFerran came from a long line of paternal James’, his grandfather emigrating from Ireland in 1761. In the 1870 Census of Boyle County, James, 28, was living with his parents, James M. and Ruth Brown McFerran. He is listed as a lawyer, as well as his […]
Pioneers from Botetourt County, Virginia, first arrived in this area of McAfee, in what is now Mercer County, Kentucky, in 1773. McAfee Station, as the new area was called, was named for five brothers and their mother, who made the arduous journey from Virginia to the lands which […]
James McAfee, an Irish immigrant, was an early settler in Mercer County, Kentucky (at that time Lincoln County, Virginia!) arriving from Botetourt County, Virginia, in 1784, along with two of his brothers and his mother. Agnes Clark, his wife, was also born in Ireland. She died in Mercer […]
from Mercer County, Kentucky – Biographies James J. McAfee was born February 23, 1824. His father, John McAfee, a native of Botetourt County, Virginia, was born October 20, 1775, removed in infancy, with his parents, to that portion of Kentucky now embraced in Mercer County, where he was […]
Two sisters were married on this date 216 years ago – Ann Nisbett Linton and William Powell – and Frances Harrison Linton and Thomas Lowry – January 4, 1796 – in Botetourt County, Virginia. Ann and Frances were daughters of William Linton and Euphemia Nisbett.