I thought this list was interesting – those who owned lots in the town of Springfield in the year 1817. I do not have any relatives on the list, but am familiar with the Booker’s, Montgomery’s, Lancaster’s, McElroy’s and Rudd’s. Do you have anyone on this list? This […]
I know very little about the Berryman and Landress families, but the Booker and Brown families were in Washington County early on in the years of the county, and remained there for many years. In one place it says the Berryman’s moved to Barren County. Know all men […]
In 1833 cholera ran rampant in most of Kentucky. Many, many people died, several in a family, sometimes the entire family. My gr-gr-gr-grandfather, William Peter Montgomery, was one of those who died of the dread disease in Washington County on June 19, 1833. Yesterday, while at the courthouse […]
from History of Washington County by O. W. Baylor October 10, 1935 William B. Booker, son of Samuel and Rachel Jones Booker, was born in Amelia County, Virginia, in 1791. He came to Kentucky early in the 19th century and settled in Springfield, Washington County, where he married […]
Louisa V. Nantz and William B. Booker were married 202 years ago – January 21, 1812 – in Washington County, Kentucky. William was the son of Samuel Booker, born in Virginia. Louisa and William had at least 3 children: Eliza Letitia, William F. and Hester M. Booker.
History Tid-Bits From The Old Records In The Clerk’s Office In Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky I, Will B. Booker, one of the Justices assigned to keep the peace for the County aforesaid do certify that Solomon Lawrence came before me and made oath that he brought with him to […]