from Mercer County, Kentucky – Biographies William Logan Reed was born May 19, 1819, in Lexington, Kentucky, where he was reared until 1835, when he was sent to Kelley’s High School, at Harrodsburg. In 1836 he commenced to learn the tanner’s trade with his brothers and spent two and […]
Ellen Lyons was born 192 years ago – February 16, 1820. Ellen was the daughter of Augustine Lyons of Maryland. Ellen married John E. Smith in Marion County, Kentucky. John and Ellen had 5 children: Melvina Ann, Mary Isabella, Thomas Henry, John Richard and Mary Ellen Smith.
Martha Linton and Captain Charles E. Powell were married 199 years ago – in Loudoun County, Virginia. Martha was the daughter of Captain John Hancock Linton and Ann Nancy Mason. Charles fought in the War of 1812. He died in Maryland 22 Nov 1814, nine months after their daughter […]
from Marion County, Kentucky, Biographies Benjamin F. Mattingly was born October 11, 1828, and is a son of Benjamin and Susan (Graves) Mattingly. Benjamin Mattingly was born near Lebanon, December 25, 1792. He was a substantial farmer, was a soldier of 1812 and was in General Harrison’s army. […]
Ruth Gaither was born 332 years ago – September 8, 1679 – probably in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the daughter of John Gaither. Ruth married John Warfield, son of Richard Warfield and Eleanor Browne. Ruth and John had 9 children: Richard, John, Ruth, Benjamin, Eleanor, Alexander, Edward, Mary […]
From Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Volume II, Schuyler County: Lewis A. Jarman For many years public opinion has accorded Lewis A. Jarman a foremost place among the citizens and legal practitioners of Schuyler County, and so stable a fixture has he become in the affairs of Rushville that […]
Catherine “Kitty” Carrico and Robert Parsons were married 175 years ago – August 31, 1836 – in Bullitt County, Kentucky. Catherine was the daughter of James H. Carrico and Elizabeth Troutman, both born in Maryland. Robert and Catherine had one son, James Parsons.
Inventory of Edward B. Edwards Note by Phyllis Brown: Edward Barber Edwards is my 4th great-grandfather. He married Nancy Linton, daughter of Captain John Linton and Ann Mason, about 1795. Edward was born in Maryland, April 21, 1768, to Jonathan Edwards and Sarah Barber. Edward and Nancy had […]
Lazarus Long was born 192 years ago – July 28, 1819 – in Maryland. He married Elizabeth Bryan May 9, 1843, in Marion County, Kentucky. Lazarus and Elizabeth had one son, Lazarus Monroe Long. The family moved to Daviess County, Kentucky, where Lazarus died July 13, 1894.
The Maryland-Kentucky Catholic Reunion, was held June 28-30, 1996, at St. Charles parish hall in St. Mary, Kentucky. My birthday weekend. Our very first genealogy convention of any kind. What a blast! I met so many people – most of whom had been researching far longer than I. […]