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Mercer County Births – 1852-1859

Mercer County Births 1852-1859

  • Absolom H. Leonard, born October 20, 1852, son of John and Jane Deshazer Leonard, Dixville.
  • Catherine J. Leonard, born April 23, 1856, daughter of Jackson and Elizabeth Patterson Leonard, Mt. Pleasant.
  • Mary Jane Leonard, born July 11, 1856, daughter of James H. and Mary Patterson Leonard, Deep Creek.
  • Nancy J. Leonard, born October 5, 1853, daughter of John and Lucinda Sally Leonard, Dixville.
  • Rachel E. Leonard, born April 23, 1856, daughter of Erasmus and Lucinda Gammons Leonard, Graves Mill.
  • Sarah Leonard, born December 1856, daughter of John and Lucinda Sally Leonard, Deep Creek Meeting House.
  • Stephen D. Leonard, born June 15, 1857, son of William and Rhoda Lester Leonard, Dixville.
  • Turner T. Leonard, born September 7, 1858, son of Jackson and Elizabeth Patterson Leonard, Dixville.
  • Frances Lester, born February 19, 1858, daughter of Erasmus and Martha A. Powell Lester, Graves Mill.
  • Rachel B. Lester, born June 4, 1858, daughter of Erasmus and Elizabeth May Lester, Dixville.
  • ? Lester, born December 1852, daughter of Joseph and Martha Brazelton Lester, Harrodsburg.
  • Thomas Levitt, born December 10, 1854, son of John and Ann Kennedy Levitt, Curdsville.
  • Almetta Lewis, born September 1857, daughter of William and Nancy Bailey Lewis, Dixville.
  • Eliza A. Lewis, born October 7, 1857, daughter of Elijah R. and Martha A. Brown Lewis, Dixville.
  • Elizabeth Lewis, born November 15, 1859, daughter of William and Nancy Baily Lewis, Patterson’s Mill.
  • Elizabeth Lewis, born August 9, 1853, daughter of Elijah and Martha Brown Lewis, Duncansville.
  • John Huston Lewis, born April 2, 1852, son of William and Nancy Bailey Lewis, Dixville.
  • Jordan W. Lewis, born September 9, 1853, son of William and Nancy Bailey Lewis, Dixville.
  • Mahala J. Lewis, born October 2, 1855, daughter of William and Nancy Bailey Lewis, Graves’ Mill.
  • ? Lewis, born March 21, 1856, son of Samuel and Nancy Galligher Lewis, B. R. Mill.

Hancock County Kentucky Tidbits

Hancock County Kentucky Tidbits

M. H. Connor, born February 1, 1851, in Perry County, Indiana, was the son of David M. and Maria L. (Prentiss) Connor.  David M. was born in Perry County in 1829 and died in St. Louis in December 1862, as a result of the Civil War.  Maria L. was born in Petersburg, Virginia, in 1828.  David M. and Maria L. had the following children:  M. H., James P. and William A.  M. H. was married in April 1875 to Virginia Gregory, daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth (Sample) Gregory.  Virginia was born in Pennsylvania in 1851.  The children of this marriage were:  James H., William G. and Austin.

Robert E. Duncan was born January 22, 1846, in Daviess County, Kentucky, the son of John G. and Sarah (Head) Duncan.  The great-grandfather, John Duncan, came to Nelson County, Kentucky, from Virginia.  the grandfather, Robert Duncan, moved to Daviess County where he died in 1830.  John G. was born in Nelson County in 1802.  He died in 1878.  Sarah Head was the daughter of Henry Head of Daviess County.  She died in 1844 or 1845.  John G. and Sarah had the following children:  Mary J., Thomas K., R. E. and C. T.  Robert E. Duncan married in 1876 to Adelia Hannan of Cincinnati, Ohio.  A child, Genevieve, was born August 22, 1878.

James Freeman, born January 23, 1842, in Spencer County, Kentucky, a son of Nathan and Elizabeth (Bennett) Freeman.  Nathan was born July 12, 1811, in Spencer County.  He came to Hancock County in 1849.  Elizabeth Bennett was born in Spencer County in 1816, and died in Hancock County about 1860.  The children of Nathan and Elizabeth were:  Joshua, Amos, James, John R., Marcus, Sarah A. (wife of Taylor Chambers), Louisa (wife of Silas Warner) and Joseph B.  James Freeman was married December 28, 1865, to Nannie A. Miller, daughter of William B. Miller.  She was born December 2, 1842.  The child of this married is Mary M., wife of Harvey L. Myers.  James Freeman is a Baptist, his wife is Methodist.

William J. Gabbert, born December 12, 1856, in Hancock County was the son of Eli E. Gabbert who was born in Kentucky.

Dr. Isaac N. Greathouse, born about 1792 in Nelson County, Kentucky, was the son of Harmon Greathouse, a native of Pennsylvania.  Isaac N. married Elizabeth Lewis.  She was born in Jefferson County, Kentucky, in 1799, the daughter of John and Hannah Lewis.  They moved to Hancock County the year that Elizabeth was born.  Dr. Isaac Greathouse died in Hancock County in 1832.  Elizabeth died in 1879.  Their children were:  H. B., J. L. and William L.  Harmon B. Greathouse was born May 2, 1822, in Troy, Indiana.  He came to Hancock County in 1859.  He married February 10, 1840, to Martha R. Haywood, daughter of James and Catherine (Lewis) Haywod, natives of Henry County, Kentucky.  Martha R. was born in Daviess County in November 1827.  The children of Harmon B. and Martha R. were:  Catherine E. (wife of Milton C. Tracy), Martha H. (wife of Thomas L. Henderson) and Isaac N.  Martha R. died September 29, 1862.  Harmon married, secondly, on December 1, 1868, Martha E. Haywood, daughter of George Haywood.  Martha E. was born in Clark County, Missouri, in 1830.  She died in September 1878.

J. L. Greathouse, born March 17, 1828, in Hancock County, was married January 1, 1855, to Miss S. C. Smith, daughter of Michael and Sarah (Scott) Smith, natives of Virginia.  S. C. Smith was born in Henry County, Kentucky, in 1836.  The children of J. L. and S. C. were:  Nicholas J., Sarah (wife of Stephen Emich), Susan (wife of Rufus Neel), Almenda O. (wife of William Roberts), Laura Cooper, Vinson, Clark and Fannie Lou.

Biographical Information – Hancock County, Kentucky

Hancock County, Kentucky

Daviess L. Adair was born November 26, 1824, in Hardin County, Kentucky. His paternal ancestors came to America from Scotland and first settled in New York. Later they moved to North Carolina where his great-grandfather was born. He moved to Ohio and then to Maysville, Kentucky. His grandfather, Joseph Adair, was born in North Carolina and moved to Montgomery County, Kentucky, and then on to Missouri. His father, Isaac C. Adair, was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky. He moved to Hardin County in 1820 and died there in 1826. Isaac C. Adair was married to Milly Edwards. She was born in Nelson County, Kentucky, and died in Hardin County about 1852. They had two children, Daviess L. and Mary C. By a previous married Mrs. Adair had five children. Daviess L. married December 20, 1849, to Sarah A. Sterrett, daughter of William and Eliza Sterrett, of Breckinridge County. Their children were William, John, Isaac, Eliza, Mary and Dodd.

J. Q. Adams was born May 31, 1845, in Hancock County, Kentucky. He was the son of William and Mary Ann (Bright) Adams. William Adams was born near Frankfort, Kentucky, on July 22, 1799, his family having come from Pennsylvania, the son of John Adams. The family came to the Hancock County area in 1808. John had two children: David and William. John was a soldier in the War of 1812. Mary Ann (Bright) was born in Madison, Indiana, the sister of John Bright. She died in 1850. William and Mary Ann’s children were Georgette, Jesse and J. Q. J. Q. was married in 1867 to Nancy E. Hawes, daughter of Benjamin Hawes of Daviess County, where she was born. Nancy E. (Hawes) Adams died in 1872. She was the mother of Georgette. J. Q. married, secondly, on December 16, 1875, to Margaret J. Crockett, daughter of Anthony and Susan (Robb) Crockett. She was born in Franklin County, Kentucky, June 15, 1850. The only child of this married was Jesse Crockett Adams.

Joseph L. Allison was born October 7, 1823, in Hancock County, Kentucky. He was the son of William L. and Elizabeth (Lewis) Allison. William L. was born in Kentucky in 1794.

Captain E. K. Ayres was born March 13, 1839, in Jefferson County, Kentucky. He was the fourth child of Thomas H. and Sarah E. (Ebbert) Ayres. Thomas H. was born in Virginia, and his wife in Kentucky. Thomas H. Ayres moved from Louisville to Hancock County about 1820. He was a brick mason and died in 1876, aged 73. Sarah E. Ayres was born in Jefferson County, Kentucky, and died in Hancock County in 1844. Captain E. K. Ayres was married February 4, 1862, to Mary E. Tinsley, daughter of Willis and Sarah (Howell) Tinsley of Shelby County. Children of this marriage were Samuel E., Sarah E., and Phillip.

Millard B. Babbitt was born October 27, 1857, in Hancock County, Kentucky. He was the son of Stephen B. and Martha M. (Nichols) Babbitt. Stephen B. Babbitt was born in Pennsylvania.

Family Sheet – Scarlett Berkeley

Family Group Sheet for Scarlett Berkeley

Husband: Scarlett Berkeley
Birth: 1755 in Loudoun County, VA
Death: 1808 in Nelson County, KY
Mother: Susanna Hancock
Father: John Berkeley

Wife: Elizabeth Davis
Mother: Elizabeth Lewis
Father: Jonathan Davis

Children:

Name: Johnathan D. Berkeley
Death: 1832 in Nelson County, KY

Name: Jephtha Berkeley
Birth: 05 Dec 1791
Death: 11 Jan 1846 in Spencer County, KY
Burial: Green-Berkeley Cemetery, Spencer Co., KY
Marriage: 12 Dec 1822 in Nelson County, KY
Spouse: Rhoda Wilson

Name: Nancy Berkeley
Birth: 22 Dec 1793
Death: 22 Mar 1836
Burial: Old Bloomfield Cemetery, Nelson Co., KY
Marriage: 14 Nov 1816 in Nelson County, KY
Spouse: Thomas Duncan

Name: Elizabeth Berkeley
Birth: 25 Nov 1797
Death: 10 Oct 1860
Burial: Big Spring Presb. Cemetery, Bloomfield, KY
Marriage: 27 Dec 1815 in Nelson County, KY
Spouse: Stephen May

Today In Genealogy History – June 15

Mary Linton Lewis was born 238 years ago – June 15, 1775 – in Loudoun County, Virginia.  Mary is the daughter of William Joseph Lewis and Catherine Jennings Linton.  She married Vincent Davis, son of Jonathan Davis and Elizabeth Lewis.  Mary and Vincent had 8 children:  Mary Elizabeth, Sarah Ann, Catherine Linton, Susan B., Jonathan, Hamlet, John and Charles Davis.

Family Group Sheet for Vincent Lewis

Family Group Sheet for Vincent Lewis

Husband: Vincent Lewis
Birth: 19 Dec 1709 in Northumberland Co., VA
Death: 26 Jan 1797 in Loudoun County, VA
Marriage: 24 Feb 1730
Mother: Elizabeth Cox
Father: William Lewis

Wife: Ann Longworth
Death: Bef. 1797
Father: John Longworth

Children:

Name: John Lewis
Birth: 1731
Death: 1818
Marriage: 1754
Spouse: Elizabeth Brown

Name: Vincent Lewis
Birth: 1733
Death: 1766 in Loudoun County, VA

Name: Elizabeth Lewis
Birth: 1736
Spouse: Richard Keene

Name: William Joseph Lewis
Birth: 25 Feb 1740
Death: 1820
Marriage: 15 May 1766
Spouse: Catherine Jennings Linton

Name: George Lewis
Birth: 1743
Death: 1811
Spouse: Violet Gist

Name: Ann Lewis
Birth: 1746
Spouse: James Jennings

Name: Sarah Lewis
Birth: 1749
Spouse: William Stanhope

Name: James Lewis
Birth: 1754
Death: 1823
Marriage: Abt. 1775
Spouse: Elizabeth Berkeley

Name: Mary “Molly” Lewis
Birth: 1757
Death: 1775
Spouse: Henry Payne

Name: Charles Lewis
Birth: 1760
Death: 1843

Dr. Isaac Newman Greathouse Biography

from Hancock County, Kentucky Biographies

Dr. Isaac N. Greathouse was born near Bardstown, Kentucky, about 1792.  His father, Harmon Greathouse, was born in Pennsylvania.  In an early day, he and his two brothers started for Kentucky in a flatboat, and one of his brothers was killed by Indians while making the journey.  The second brother settled in Shelby County, and the third brother, Harmon, settled in Nelson County.  In an early Indian war he was captured by the Indians.  He remained a prisoner some time, but finally escaping settled in Nelson County, Kentucky, where he resided until his death.  Subject was reared in Nelson County and was there educated.  He read medicine with Dr. Goodman of that place.  In 1818 he went to Troy, Indiana, where he practiced his profession.  In the latter part of the same year he returned to Kentucky and married Miss Elizabeth Lewis.  This lady was born in Jefferson County, Kentucky, in 1799.  Her parents were John and Hannah Lewis; the father came to Hancock County with his family in 1799, and settled in a fort which then stood on the banks of the Yellow Creek.  He was a surveyor by occupation and in an early day made a plat of the major part of the land lying between the Salt and Green Rivers.  In 1812, he had listed for taxation over 199,760 acres.  This land was, however, considered very cheap; as, speaking about it in a letter written to people in Virginia in 1788, he said that a tract of 2,000 acres on the Ohio River, in what is now Hancock County, could be bought for fifteen farthings, but he remarked that the land in a few months could be bought for ten farthings.  Soon after his marriage Isaac Greathouse settled in this county, on the farm owned by his son William.  Here he followed his profession and also paid some attention to farming until his death in 1832.  His wife was born in 1799 and died in Hancock County in 1879.  To her were born seven children, of whom three are now living:  H. B., J. L. and William L.  Harmon B. Greathouse was born May 2, 1822, in Troy, Indiana, and was the second of a family of seven children.  His schooling was received in Hancock County.  He began life for himself when twenty-three years of age.  He first bought a farm near Lewisport, where he resided about two years.  From there he moved two miles below Lewisport, and here farmed for seven years.  In 1859 he came to his present farm in Hancock County, where he owns about 173 acres, with about 150 acres in cultivation.  Mr. Greathouse was married on February 10, 1840, to Miss Martha R., daughter of James and Catherine (Lewis) Haywood, natives of Henry County.  This lady was born in Daviess County, in November 1827, and was the mother of six children, of whom three are now living:  Catherine E., wife of Milton C. Tracy, in Macon, Missouri; Martha H., wife of Thomas L. Henderson, and Isaac N.  This lady died September 29, 1862.  Mr. Greathouse was next married, December 1, 1868, to Miss Martha E. Haywood, a daughter of George Haywood.  This lady was born in Clark County, Missouri (first white female born in that county), in 1830, and to her was born one child, since deceased.  She died September, 1878.  Subject is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and has been identified with the Grange fraternity.  J. L. Greathouse was born in Hancock County, Kentucky, March 17, 1828, and was the third of seven children.  His education was received in Hancock County.  He began life for himself at twenty-five years of age, in Lewisport Precinct.  He settled on his present farm in 1864, where he owns 120 acres.  In 1864 he erected a saw-mill on his farm, and is still running it.  Mr. Greathouse was married, January 1, 1855, to Miss S. C. Smith, a daughter of Michael and Sarah (Scott) Smith, natives of Virginia.  This lady was born in Henry County, Kentucky, in 1836.  This marriage has resulted in the following children:  Nicholas J., Sarah, wife of Stephen Emich; Susan, wife of Rufus Neel; Almenda O., wife of William Roberts; Laura Cooper, Vinson, Clark and Fannie Lou.  Mr. Greathouse is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church south; Mrs. Greathouse of the old school Presbyterian Church.