During our tour of counties on Saturday, we stopped at a small antique store in Taylorsville, Spencer County, Kentucky. I found a few photos, but was mesmerized by this old report card. Dated 1929-1930 school year, it was from Harrison Township in Vigo County, Indiana, Rankin School. Bernice […]
Who doesn’t recall the history lesson of the Spanish American War and the cry, “Remember the Maine!” Harry J. Keys was on that ship and was a casualty of the war. On February 15, 1898, the battleship Maine exploded, killing 266 men. Harry was on board – listed […]
Henry Clay Carrico was born 170 years ago – August 28, 1842 – in Vigo County, Indiana. Henry was the son of James William Carrico and Cynthia Evelyn St. Clair. Henry married Almira Daggy September 14, 1869, in Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois. I have no information about children.
George William Carrico and Emily Catherine Wells were married 153 years ago – August 22, 1858. George was the son of James William Carrico and Elizabeth Littlejohn from Nelson County, Kentucky. George and Catherine had four children: George William, Bettie Margaret, Newman Wells and Nellie Morris. The family, […]