Keturah Moss was the daughter of Hugh Moss and Jane Ford. Her parents married June 1, 1768, in Goochland County, Virginia. Keturah was born September 11, 1773. When war broke out Hugh joined the revolutionary movement, became a captain and died from injuries suffered during the Battle of […]
I simply love this family photo! Mom and dad and the wee one in between. The lad wears the Little Lord Fauntleroy outfit of the time period. You can see a hint of the large, leg ‘o mutton sleeves, on the woman’s dress. And notice the wide tie […]
I’m sure you know by now how much I enjoy reading old wills. This one is especially interesting since Peter Benham, of Campbell County, Kentucky, was in Washington County, Pennsylvania, on business when he became ill and died. He lists everything due him in Pennsylvania and gives the […]
Bourbon County Will Book A, Page 3-4 The following is the will of George Mason who was shot by the Indians at the lower Blue Licks in Bourbon County, September 5, 1787. George Mason desires that William Derrit will take into his profession everything that belongs to him […]
Funeral Notices from Mercer County, Kentucky William Frederick Alexander, infant son of A. H. Alexander, by Rev. William Holeman, July 21, 1829, interment at Shawnee Run Meeting House. W. S. Alexander at the Episcopal Church at 10 a.m., August 24, 1878, by Rev. J. W. Venable. Mrs. Permelia […]
George Taylor was born 301 years ago – February 10, 1711. George was the son of James Taylor, II, and Martha Thompson. George married Rachel Gibson. They had 7 children: Edmund, Richard, John, Francis, Rueben, James and Jonathan Taylor. George Taylor died in Orange County, Virginia, in 1792.