Tag: Mercer County Kentucky

Aged Couple Die One Month Apart – Henry Butler Bonta and Susan Semones Bonta – Mercer County

Henry Butler Bonta, 1846-1934.  Susan Semones Bonta, 1847-1934.  Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery, Mercer County, Kentucky. The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky Friday, May 11, 1934 Funeral services for Henry Butler Bonta, 87, retired Washington county farmer, were held at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon at Bethel Presbyterian church with […]

Two Mississippians, Their Murder Trial in Harrodsburg, and the Division of Mercer and Boyle Counties

The Mercer County Courthouse where the famous trial took place. The Weekly Clarion Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi, ran the following article on Thursday, January 29, 1903, taken from The Kentucky Standard, of Nelson County, Kentucky.  This account lists the particulars but doesn’t cover the celebrated lawyers, both for […]