Death certificates are a valuable source of information for genealogists. Above is the death certificate for Laura Frances Montgomery, my grandmother’s sister, who died of tuberculosis at the tender age of 15 on December 11, 1912. Laura had just celebrated her birthday a week earlier. She was born […]
Louisa V. Nantz and William B. Booker were married 202 years ago – January 21, 1812 – in Washington County, Kentucky. William was the son of Samuel Booker, born in Virginia. Louisa and William had at least 3 children: Eliza Letitia, William F. and Hester M. Booker.
Last March I posted an article written by Clara Ritchey Adkisson about some of the pioneer families from Schuyler County, Illinois. Ritchey’s ancestors were among those discussed. In fact, Clara was a second cousin, twice removed. Clara Ann Ritchey Adkisson (1892-1967) Clara’s articles: Part 1 – Part 2 […]
Rose Cambron Edelen died 142 years ago – January 20, 1872 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Rose was the daughter of Joseph Cambron and Patricia Martha Osbourne. She married James Edelen in 1826. Rose and James had 10 children: Sally Ann, Mary Jane, James Marion, Cynthia Anna, Elizabeth […]
1792 Marriage Bond – John Brown and Sarah Jackson Washington County, Kentucky Know all men by these presents, that we, John Brown and John Jackson, are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency, the Governor of Kentucky, in the sum of fifty pounds current money. To the payment […]
According to my mother we are related to all Carrico families in Washington and adjoining counties. However, I cannot find this family in my database! Does anyone know this family – or are related to them? from The News-Leader, Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky Thursday, May 27, 1909 Joe […]
John D. Keeling was born 162 years ago – January 18, 1852 – in Washington County, Kentucky. John was the son of Uriah Keeling and Mary Jane Shields. He married Jane R. White in 1872. John and Jane had 7 children: Lucy, Rebecca A., Mary E., Elisha M., […]
Washington County, Kentucky – Marriage Records Evans Watkins married Sophia Wade 17 Jan 1793 George White married Anne Burton 17 Jan 1803 Richard Spalding married Henny Thompson 17 Jan 1817 Joel Brumfield married Matilda Padgett 17 Jan 1820 Thomas F. Wright married Helen Brown 17 Jan 1822 James […]
John Lewis III died 260 years ago – January 17, 1754 – in Gloucester County, Virginia. John was the son of John Lewis, Jr., and Elizabeth Warner. He married Frances Fielding in 1718. John and Frances had 7 children: Warner, John, Fielding, Mildred, John, Charles and Frances Fielding […]
Isaiah Hill was born 129 years ago – January 16, 1885 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Isaiah was the son of Isaiah Hill and Lydia Ann Ross. He married Emeline Coulter in 1904. Isaiah and Emeline had 6 children: Irvin, Geshew, Otis, Hobart, Gladys and Mary A. Hill.