Such a simple piece of browned paper, but one so very important to me. This is a receipt given to my fourth great-grandfather, Edward Barber Edwards, by Elias Davison, after paying the amount due on his account. Elias Davison was on the list of Springfield town lot owners […]
One of the early citizens of Washington County, Alexander Hamilton was a fascinating man – with four wives and nine children! Mr. Orval Baylor has given us a marvelous look back into the history of Washington County – so thankful for the articles he wrote in the early […]
from Biographical Sketches of Kentucky by Perrin, 1887 LaRue County, Kentucky Zach T. Heady was born March 22, 1822, in Nelson County, Kentucky, and is the thirteenth child of Thomas and Susan (Cotton) Heady, of whose sixteen children, ten sons and four daughters, lived to be grown. His […]
Edward Barber Edwards, the son of Jonathan Edwards and Sarah Barber, was born in Maryland April 21, 1768. He and his family moved to Loudoun County, Virginia, where he met and married Nancy Linton, daughter of Captain John Hancock Linton and Ann Mason. In 1818 Captain John moved […]
from Perrin’s County of Daviess, Kentucky, Historical and Biographical, 1884 Aquilla P. Blandford, son of Joseph Blandford, was born in Washington County, Kentucky, October 23, 1836. His grandfather, Aquilla Blandford, was a native of Maryland, and settled in Kentucky in an early day. Mr. Blandford was reared on […]
This is the original map of a survey of 200 acres of land in Washington County, Kentucky, for Edward Barber Edwards, my 4th gr-grandfather. Edward was born April 21, 1768, in Maryland, the son of Jonathan Edwards and Sarah Barber. Edward was the eldest son, with seven brothers […]
Anne O’Bryan and Nathaniel Carrico were married 204 years ago – January 6, 1810 – in Washington County, Kentucky. Anne was the daughter of Ignatius O’Bryan and Rhoda A. Witherington. Nathaniel was the son of Bartholomew Carrico and Winefride Paget. Both were born in Maryland and were part […]
Charles E. Powell died 199 years ago – November 22, 1814 – in Maryland. Charles was a participant in the War of 1812 and died from injuries received during battle. Charles married Martha Linton February 3, 1813, and they had one daughter, Mary Edwards Powell, born February 22, […]
Jacoba Clementina Livers Elder died 206 years ago – September 19, 1807, in Maryland. Jacoba was the daughter of Arnold Livers, born about 1717 in England. She married William Elder in 1742. Jacoba and William had 7 children: Elizabeth, Arnold, Ann, Thomas H., Ignatius, Francis and Aloysius Elder.
Henry Lyons was born 201 years ago – September 17, 1812 – probably in Washington County, Kentucky, now Marion County. Henry was the son of Augustine Lyons, one of the early emigrants from Maryland. Henry married Isabella Johnson. I have no information about children.