Catherine Welsh was born 151 years ago – July 13, 1861 – in Tennessee. Catherine was the daughter of John Welsh and Sarah Hollern, both from Ireland. She married William F. Linton in 1879 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. William and Catherine had 7 children: Sally Regina, Margaret Mary, […]
Lillian Beatrice Carrico was born 109 years ago – July 10, 1903 – in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Lillian was the daughter of James Virgil Carrico and Viviana Regina Buckman. Lillian married John Henry Oehler. They had at least one child: Vivian Beatric Oehler.
I will admit that sometimes I feel I will never find a piece of information about one of my ancestors. My case in point – my great-grandfather, Isaiah Hill. He was born in Garrard County, Kentucky, to Isaiah Hill and Lucy Murphy, in February of 1839. That sounds […]
A law enacted by the Kentucky General Assembly in 1910 required the registration of all births and deaths in the state. Record keeping began in 1911. This law provides genealogists a wealth of information – especially from the first part of the twentieth century. Information from birth certificates […]
from Marion County, Kentucky – Biographies Owen Rubel, carriage manufacturer at Lebanon, was born in Jefferson County, Kentucky, in the year 1831, and reared to manhood in the city of Louisville, where, with William P. Shepherd, he learned the trade of carriage-maker to which he has since devoted […]
Jane Music was born 231 years ago – January 6, 1781 – in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Jane was the daughter of Louis Music. Jane married Charles Duncan, originally of Loudoun County, Virginia. Charles was the son of Coleman Duncan and Mary Lyne. Charles and Jane had 7 […]
Herbert Logan Moran, Death Certificate A death certificate gives more information per person than any other vital statistics record. That’s the silver lining in every cloud. Now lets talk about the black clouds forming on the horizon – how good that information is depends on the knowledge of […]
From Kentucky, A History of the State Hardin County, Kentucky John W. Applegate, is a son of Stacy and Rebecca (Brown) Applegate. The father was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1810, and was the son of Joseph Applegate. He was reared to manhood in Jefferson County. At an […]
Henry Duncan was born 239 years ago – August 12, 1772 – in Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Coleman Duncan and Mary Lyne. Henry married Nancy Shipp in Jefferson County, Kentucky, April 8, 1795. He died June 7, 1814. I have no record of children.