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ABSTRACTS OF EARLY NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

Courtesy of Mary Bishop, Kellie Scott & Mary Hatton
Printed by Permission of the Bourbon County Genealogical Society (2003-2010)


Wednesday, May 8, 1816, Western Citizen - Osborn
Of a paralytic stroke on Saturday the 27th, Thomas Osborn of this  town.

Wednesday, May 8, 1816, Western Citizen - Hughes
On Tues the 30th Mrs. Jane Hughes consort of James Hughes of this  county. Buried Wed.  with her tender infant which had expired a few  days previously. Left husband and four small children.

November 3, 1827, Paris Weekly Advertiser - Overton
Overton, Waller, died at his residence in Fayette County on the 22nd.,inst.  in the 79th years of his age. He was a Revolutionary Soldier and one of the first settlers of this county. He was a native of Virginia, and emigrated onto this state in  the year 1776.
November 10, 1827, Paris Weekly Advertiser - Miller
Miller, John, died near Curd's Ferry- murdered by negro slave.  Deceased was the second son of Major John Miller, who emigrated to this country at a most hazardous and momentous crisis and from the village of Millersburg.

May 3, 1828, Paris Weekly Advertiser - Moore
Moore, Susan Rebecca, daughter of Mr. William Moore, died Thursday.

May 3, 1828, Paris Weekly Advertiser - Clinkinbeard/Allen
Clinkinbeard, Isaac married Miss Ivea Allen, both of this county.

October 15, 1874- The Clark County Democrat - Taylor/Garner/Hinde/Martin/Arnold
This is a LONG article.........so I am picking the genealogy
Captain Hubbard Taylor and his wife were married at Mrs. Taylor's father in  Paris on October 13, 1814, by a Baptist minister named Eastin, who had married the bride's parents and who was the father of Thomas Eastin.
Mrs. Rachel Taylor the mother of M.G. Taylor was present at the  wedding.  At the time of his marriage Mr. Taylor lived in Winchester.   After he married Mr. Taylor built the house owned by the late William  Garner.  In 1839 he took possession of Spring Hill Farm.  This place  is part of a patent granted by the King of England to old Dr. Hinde for service  in the French and Indian War,  The farms now owned by Hubbard Taylor, Dr.  S.D. Martin and Robert S. Taylor are parts of the patents located by Dr. Hind,  Patrick Henry and James Madison,
Captain Taylor is the son of Hubbard Taylor Sr. and was born in VA.   He was about 2 when his father came to KY. 
Mrs. Taylor is the daughter of Thomas Arnold who was clerk of the Bourbon  Circuit Court. 
The Taylors have had 16 children-only six are now living.  They have  23 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.  They are members of the  Presbyterian Church.

January 13, 1875, Paris True Kentuckian - Redmon/Miller/Warfield/Magee
Redmon. Mrs. Ruth T., wife of Judge George Redmon, died at Cynthania, on Friday. She was a granddaughter of Col. Issac Miller, and daughter of Hon. Henry Warfield, who was a brother of Dr. Lloyd Warfield, once of Paris. He father died in the fall of 1830, He firsy husband was Dr. Thomas Magee.

January 13, 1875, Paris True Kentuckian - Holler
Holler, "Granny" age 101 died in Nicholas County, She remembered her father enlisting in the Revolutionary Army.

January 20, 1875, Paris True Kentuckian - Northcutt/Jones
Northcutt, Benjamin, aged 85 years, died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Julia Jones in this county, He was the father of T. M. Northcutt. Mr Northcutt was born in 1790 in Fredrick County, Va., and moved to Kentucky at the age of 8, with his father, Jeremiah Northcutt, who was a soldier of the Revolution. Mr. Northcutt, (Benjamin) remained in Kentucky until he removed to Missouri in 1852. The deceased was a soldier in the War of 1812 and was in the bloody battle of the Thames, Leaves three daughters and one son (Copied from Columbus (Mo) Statesman) 

May 26, 1875, Paris True Kentuckian - Lewis/Clay
Lewis, Mrs. Peggy, ages 62, died at the residence of her son-in-law, Captain M. M. Clay.

December 24, 1890, Winchester Democrat - Talbott
Bourbon Deaths
Henry Talbott, aged 78 years was found dead in bed.

July 21, 1896, Mt Sterling Advocate
Pede/Tabb/Bassett/Henry/Hedges

Mary 12, 1896 
year old daughter of J.J. Pede of Millersburg, died from  gastric fever Sunday,  She was a niece of Mr. I. F. Tabb and Mrs F.W.  Bassett who attended the funeral.
April 7, 1896 
Miss Hoda Henry, a young lady of 17, who lived county  not far from Bourbon County line, was thrown from her horse Sunday and  killed.
April 7, 1896 
J. W. Hedges died at his home in Paris Sunday  night.

Dec 12, 1897, Mt. Sterling Advocate - Keese/Wilson/Hedges
After months of terrible suffering, Mrs. Charles F.  Keese died.  She was born in this county Nov 30, 1832.  Her maiden  name was Carrie Wilson and she was the daughter of Thomas Wilson formerly of  this county.  She married Peter Hedges of Bourbon County in 1854 and had  one child  Mr. John T. Hedges of Bourbon County.  in 1869 she married  C.F. Keese.

Tuesday November 19, 1901, Winchester Democrat - Campbell,/Talbott/Jeffries
Sunday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. John Campbell, of Carlisle, Mrs. Mary Talbott, aged eighty-one years. The remains were buried at her old house near North Middletown. She was the former Miss Jeffries, of Bourbon County, and was related to the family of the same name here. Her son, Wm. H. Talbott, of this county, attended the funeral.

Wednesday, October 22, 1902, Mt. Sterling Advocate- Benton/Scobee/Tyler
On last Wednesday (October 15, 1902) afternoon in the parlor of the Phoenix Hotel at Lexington, Rev. John E. Abbott officiating, Mr. Norval T. Benton, of the Guthrie Clothing Co., this city was married to Miss Sallie Scobee, Daughter of Alexander Scobee this County. The wedding was not a surprise for the two had been sweethearts for quite a while. Miss Scobee is noted for her beauty and natural graces. In Mr. Benton we have been much interested. We became attached to him while he was a typo in this office. He was always ready with his part of a task and did it well, moral, correct, and faithful, we regretted to give him up, in relations with the Guthrie Clothing Co., he was complied with demands on him. His friends are numbered by his acquaintances, all of whom will join us in wishing him well. From Lexington they went to Louisville and returned here Saturday and took up rooms with his step-father, Mr. J. C. Tyler, North Maysville Street.

The Winchester News  November 8, 1911 - Shropshire/Redman/Lair/Stone
Mrs. J. W. Shropshire left Lair Station on the L and M Railroad.  Late  Monday night she shot herself.  She was born Mrs Fannie Redman daughter of  the late Wash Redman.  She was married 3 times (1) Mr. Lair (2) Mr. Newt  Stone brother of Kinzea Stone of Georgetown and (3) Mr. William W  Shopshire

Winchester Sun  August 5, 1912 - Frazier
Leroy Frazier committed suicide Saturday by drinking carbolic acid in  Hamilton, Ohio.  Body will be brought to his father's home, Marion  Frazer.   Burial in North Middletown. "Insanity caused by religion said to be the cause" Siblings  Talmadge, Shirley, Snowden, Edward and Jesse and Mary and  Annie

July 7, 1916 Winchester news clipping - Embry/Champ/Buchanini/Dale
Four died on the 4th of July excursion 5 mils above Frankfort on the KY  River.  Misses Anna Embry and Frances Champ of Paris and Eugene Buchanini  and Carrol Dale of Lexington.

November 30, 1916  ..........Clark County Newspaper - Letton
Mr. J.H. Letton, 68 of Borbon County died at his home Saturday night.   Father of Jessie Letton

Feb 9, 1917 .......Clark County Newspaper - Gay/Owen/Goff/Bradley
Mr and Mrs. Watt Gay of this city celebrated their  anniversary.  He is 81 and his wife, who was Miss Nancy Owen of Bourbon is  78.  The only persons living who attended the wedding are Mrs. Thoams Goff  of North Middletown and Mrs. Thomas Bradley of Haggard  St.

The Kentuckian Citizen  January 2, 1924

*  Miss Lina Green, of Louisville, is the guest of Miss Emily Fithian at her home on Stoner Avenue.

*  Reece Worick of the Sweet Shop, left Saturday for a 2 week stay in Florida.

*  Miss Annabelle Harp, of Richmond, guest of Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Harp, on Henderson Street, returned to her home yesterday.

*  Misses Mayme Lee Baldwin and Almeda Morrison left Monday afternoon for Iowa City to complete their Junior year in the University of Iowa.

*  Mrs. C.S. Goldstine and son, Hallen Goldstine, are in Huntington, W. Va. Spending the holidays with the formerís parents.

*  Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Bower and son John F. Bower spent the week in Fernback, Ohio, the guest of Mrs. H. D. Haynes.

*  Mrs. Walter Payne left Saturday for a visit with her parents at Warsaw, Ky.

*  Miss Alma Louise Goldstine is the guest of friends in Chicago.

*  Miss Frances Hancock left Sunday for Indianapolis to resume her duties with the YWCA after spending the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Hancock, on Main Street.

*  Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Mann of Lexington, spent Saturday with their son, Mr. Hord Mann and Mrs. Mann.

*  Mr. Gus Christmas and daughter, Miss Georgia Christman, were recent guests of the formerís brother, Mr. Phil Christmans and Mrs, Chrisman at Harrodsburg.

*  Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Harpe and Miss Nannie Ritchie, of Centerville, were visitors in Paris Monday.

*  Mr. Thomas Currant spent his holidays in Cincinnati.

*  Mr. J.W. Davis Senior has been confined to his home on High Street for several days.

*  Miss Francis Kenney returned Monday evening from a visit with Miss Edna Lewis, at Ashland, Ky.

*  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fithian have returned to their home in Huntington, West Virginia after a short holiday visit with relatives in Paris.

*  Misses Bertha and Jessie Tabor have returned to their home in this city after a visit to Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Cornett, in Winchester.

*  Mrs. W.C. Potts who underwent a successful operation at Louisville hospital several weeks ago, returned home Saturday, accompanied by Mr. Potts.

*  Walter Hedges, Sr., has returned from a visit with his daughter, Mrs. Nelson H. Pare, Mr, Pare and son, at Grand Rapids, Michigan,  His son Walter Hedges remained for a longer visit.

*  Mr. Ed Eales of this city, has gone to West Baden, Indiana for a 2 week stay.

*  Mr. and Mrs.  A.R. Dennison and children, of this city, were guests at the family dining last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Dennison in Winchester.

*  Mrs. Pearl Finnell has returned to her home in Cincinnati after a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Daniels near Paris.

*  Mr. and Mrs. Houston Rion had as guests at their home on Second Street during the holidays, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wright, their daughter Miss Frances Wright and their son Howard Wright.

*  Miss Louis Barnes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Barnes of Mt. Sterling, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Vail Baldwin at their home on Mt. Airy Saturday.

*  Miss Louise Keal and Mr. Willard Lawrence, of this city, were guests at a dinner given Georgetown by Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Lawrence.

*  Misses Isabel and Ann Caywood Talbott, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Talbott will leave this evening for Bristol, Virginia to resume their studies at Virginia Intermont College.

*  Misses Sara Power and Laila Wild left Monday afternoon for Iowa to resume their duties as primary teachers.

The Kentuckian Citizen  Tuesday July 18, 1944

*  Lt. William J. Johnston, Army Pilot, Killed in Plane Accident in Texas

*  Second Lt. William J. Johnston, 20 years old, sond of Mr. and Mrs. F.C. Johnston was killed in an airplane accident near El Paso, TX.  He was born in Paris, December 11, 1923.  He graduated June 1942 from the Paris High School.   Besides his parents he is survived by two brothers Thomas Johnston, Louisville, and Frank Johnston of Paris.  His maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mason Phillips of Frankfort, and three uncles Leo L. Johnston, Louisville, Prince Phillips, Versailles and William Mason Phillips, London, Ohio.  Funeral services will be held at 9 o'clock Thursday morning at the Church of the Annunciation, with the Rev. Father Joseph Wilson officiating.  Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be William Shriver, Mary George L. Doyle, James Gorey, Hamlett Collier, James McCarthy and Sello Wollsteirn.

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Second Lt. Millard C. Wells, Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Wells, Bourbon County, has received the Aor Medal for exceptionally meritorious achievement in combat missions over enemy occupied continental Europe.

HOUSE DAMAGED BY FIRE
A house on Stoner Avenue, owned by Mrs. Woodford Spears was badly damaged by fire.  The house was occupied by Mr. and Mrs. James T. Rankin; their daughter, Mrs. James Eades and Mr.Eades.

ADMINISTRATOR
Mike Heflin was appointed yesterday in Bourbon County Court as administrator of the estate of his mother, the late Mrs. Mary Heflin.  He qualified by giving bond bor $100 with William Conley as surety.

PROPERTY SALE
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Dorsey formerly of Bourbon County, now of Fayette County, recently purchased the 50 acre farm on the Winchester Pike owned by Mrs. Walter Payne and will move to the farm the first part of September.

MISSING IN ACTION
S/Sgt. Dryden Neill, former member of the Lex. Police Departmen has been missing in action since July 2.  according to his his wife Mrs. Mary Margaret Blake Neill, of Lexington.  Mrs. Neill, formerly of Bourbon County, is the daughter of Mrs. Edward Blake and the late Mr. Blake.  The Blake family resided for many years in Centerville.

MARRIAGE LICENSES
Burton Lloyd Violett, 27,  and Hazel Mae Lyons, both of Paris.

DEEDS
Rebecca C. Walsh to Anna B. Thomas and Minnie Thomas Lloyd house and lot at corner of 12th and Pleasant Streets,

GRAND JURORS PRESENT CHECKS TO RED CROSS
Members:  Grover Baldwin, Allison Barlow, Raymond Booth, Robert Burnett, D.E. Clark, Berry Elam, Lewis Fugate, Matt Lair, Joe Prather, Clay Sutherland, B.M. Roberts and W.B. Worick

Mrs.  Elizabeth Dundon dies in Louisville, age 67, formerly of Paris.  She is survived by one daughter Mrs. Favola B. Kearney, Louisville, three sons  George Dundon, Paris, John Dundon, Louisville and James Dundon, Indianapolis and Mrs. Thomas Asbury of Nicholas County.

Oscar Lee Mitchell, Chattanooga, a native of Paris died in Atlanta  He was a nephew of Miss Iva McCarney, Paris.




Newspaper Articles

Submitted by Kellie Scott
Printed by Permission of the Bourbon County Genealogical Society (2003-2010)

These were copied out of an old scrapbook at the Bourbon County Library in Paris, KY by the Bourbon County Genealogical Society.  They are not the complete article but have been shortened. 


BUCKNER/SIMMS/ALEXANDER/WEIR
September 3, 1952  by Kent Hollingsworth

Xalapa Farm in Bourbon County

Virginian William Thomas Buckner founded the estate between Paris and North Middletown and the present residence in 1827.  A son, Henry inherited the 880 acres upon his return from the Mexican War. 

In 1897 Confederate Col. William Erskine Simms purchased the farm and later bequeathed it to his sons, William E. and Edward Francis Simms.  It was under Ed Simms that the farm became one of the most important thoroughbred establishments in the country.  During the 1920's he and John E. Madden and Arthur B. Hancock and Colonel Phil T. Chinn were generally regarded as the most influential commercial breeders in America.

Ed Simms was born in Paris in 1870.  Simms was an active man an ran through his inheritance in a hurry.  Around the turn of the century  he borrowed $750 from Thomas P. Hayes and went to Texas with a promise not to return until he was rich. He arrived in Texas during the Sour Lake boom and emerged with a fortune.   Simms returned to Bourbon County in 1915 and bought out his brother, who had married Miss Lucy Alexander and resided in Woodford County. He died in 1938, survived by his wife Miss Lillie Weir granddaughter of Colonel James Weir; a sister Miss Lucy Simms and his brother William E. Simms of Woodford County. 


BUCKNORE
September 3, 1952 by Gene Maner

Walter Bucknore was born March 7, 1791 at Deep Spring Carolina County VA.  He married his cousin, Elizabeth Walker Buckner.  He came to KY about 1810.  Their one son, William A. Buckner married Sally Woodford.


CLAY
February 18, 1962  by Bettye Lee Mastin  Herald-Leader Home Page Editor

General Green Clay was the father of  Brutus Clay and Cassius M. Clay.

Ezekial F. Clay was the third son of Brutus Clay by his first wife Amanda Field.  The year after Amandaís death in 1843, Brutus had married her sister, Ann .

Brutus Clay had only one daughter named Martha.  She had a son named Nassie.

Brutus Clay died in 1878.


DAVID
May 27, 1956   By Rebecca Miller  Herald Leader Correspondent

In Bourbon County, KY near Shawhan, in a valley in a bend of the Licking River stands an old field-stone house, built in 1802, which is the ancestral home of one branch of the David family.

On the same farm nearby is an old log house, built by William David, a first settler.  In a  field adjoining the house  is the old family burying ground.  A field stone marker with this inscription rudely done and almost worn away was found with this inscription: W.D.-B 1700 ĖD 1774  This was the marker for the grave of the father of  the William David who built the stone house, and he was buried there before the Revolutionary War.

William David II  willed this land in 1819 to his son, Henry David, who in turn willed it to his son, John David.  At John Davidís death, his daughter, Elizabeth David Patton, inherited a part of this farm, and in later years, Elizabeth and her husband David Ballengall Patton, aquired the rest of the place.


MCCKENZIE/METCALFE/EWALT/HEDGES/EWALT/MORIN/ROWE/STAMPS/DAVIS
June 8 1969  by Bettye Lee Mastin

Walnut Lea, home on Georgetown Road in Bourbon County.  At this time these things were in this home of Mr. and Mrs. McKenzie.  There was a  leather bound journal and a fleur-de-lis that was used by John Metcalfe, Yorkshire graduate of Cambridge who came to Virginia in 1715.  Precious in the days when paper was scarce, the ledger later belonged to Metcalfe's grandson who built the McKenzie home.  A quilt in the house was made by Elizabeth Ewalt Hedges made during the War Between the States.  Also in the house is a tiny cradle made in late 1840's or early 1850's by another ancestor Henry Rowe, born in Holland in 1770. 

Walnut Lea was thought to have been named for the avenue of walnuts that once led back from the road and for Walnut Branch Church in Fauquier Co. Va home of the builder's ancestors. Walnut Lea has been in the McKenzie family since 1787 when it was bought by James Morin first cousin of Gov. Thomas Metcalfe.  James' wife Jane may have been a bride in the seige of Bryan Station. They had 5 children.

After his death his widow married William Stamps Jr. They had 10 children.  One of the Stamps boys, William like his father and grandfather married Lucinda Davis, sister of the Confederate President Jefferson Davis.  Jane Morin Stamps died in 1838 five years after the curious death of one of her oldest Stamps children.  Ann Stamps Martin was 41, the wife of a Paris attorney and the mother of seven children.  Her house still stands in downtown Paris not far in 1833 from stagnant ponds that may have contributed to local virulence of that dread year of cholera.  Frightened by the epidemic, Mrs. Martin fled home to her parents' household, only to die that night.  Hastily buried that very night, she lies in a cemetery at the left of the house, the victim of cholera-perhaps-or of a heat attack brought on by fear and the haste of her her flight.  The family was never sure of his cause. 

William Stamps, Jr lived until 1855. A  granddaughter  Elizabeth Ewalt Hedges bought out the other heirs in 1856.

MILLER
March 22, 1966  Bettye Lee Mastin  Herald Leader Lexington, KY

Elizabeth J. Goodloe Miller, widow of John Miller, a general in the National Guard who was fatally wounded as he tried to rally a disorganized regiment of the Union Calvary in what was to prove a Confederate victory, the Battle of Richmond, KY.  General Miller lived for a week after a ball entered his left breast, tore out a lung and passed out his back.  The war and his death brought financial reverses.  Mrs.  Miller moved to Paris where she and her daughters opened a girls school. 

The son of Virginians who settled in Madison County at the end of the 18th century, General Miller and his wife lived at "Elmwood" in Richmond where he was a dress goods merchant prominent in county and state affairs. 


PATTERSON/LINDSAY
May 28, 1939- not sure what paper found in Bourbon Scrapbooks-

Colonel Patterson came to KY in 1775 when he was only 21 years old.  He was from PA.  Authorities think he built the first cabin in KY in what is now Fayette County.

In 1780 Robert Patterson returned to PA to marry his betrothed  Elizabeth Lindsay. They had a daughter named Catherine.

ROGERS
March 20, 1960 by Bettye Lee Mastin -Herald Leader

William Rogers father of Benjamin Rogers

William Rogers first clerk under Barton Stone at Cane Ridge Meeting House.

Daughter Annie married July 27, 1853.  Groom James Thomas

Ginger - A slave

Uncle Ike-probably a slave by the way the article reads.

William had a daughter in law  - Mary E.

William had a son   B.F.


TALBOTT/KEININGHAM/TUBMAN/McCLURE/HINTON
August 28, 1966 clipping from Herald Leader   ( Lexington Ky Paper) by Bettye Lee Mastin

This article is mainly discussing a house in Paris on 504 Vine St.  I have picked the genealogy out of it.

Thomas Talbott a Maryland native who settled in Hampshire County VA before coming to Bourbon County.  He was one of five pioneer families, none of them related, with the same last name.  His son Aquila built the famed spire of the Bourbon County courthouse.

The Talbots sold this home about 1840 to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Keiningham.  Mrs. Keiningham was Louisa Thomas, a member of a prominent Frankfort family.  Her husband and his brother Benjamin were English merchants who opened a grocery and early business in Paris.

After Richard Keiningham's death, his widow and her widowed sister, Mrs. Emily Tubman used the home as a summer residence.  Twice each year they went by carriage to ? from August GA, a journey made more difficult by the ladies opinion of correct deportment.  Throughout the long trip neither lady would allow her spine to come in contact with the back of the carriage seat.  The driver of the carriage was one of Mrs. Tubman's slaves.  Freed and sent to Liberia during the colonization of that country, he became the ancestor of it's present of its present chief official Pres.  William V. S. Tubman. 

The house was not left empty during the winter.  A neighbor boy, James McClure lived in it and kept an eye on the widows famed flower gardens.  After Mrs. Keiningham's death in 1873 the property was bought by McClure, an official of the city's First National Bank.  Later the house passed to the McClures daughter, Mrs. C Oakford Hinton, wife of a public spirtited citizen who was a son of the famed Paris jeweler.


THOMASON/SCOTT
October 4, 1964  by Bettye Lee Mastin

Settled in 1785, the Bourbon County farm of Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Thomason has been owned by two families during itís 175 year old history.   The farm was bough in 1893 by W.A. Thomason and his wife, the former Ella Boone Burris.  Now called Glen Echo, it was earlier known as the old James Scott home.  

The farm was first settled by James Scottís grandfather, William Scott.  Scott and his family came down the Ohio River in 1778.  Indians attacked the flat boats, and goods and the family Bible were washed away before the group landed at Corn Island near Louisville.  Indians drove the Scotts inland where they stayed awhile at Fort Harrod.  Scott first located on 1,000 acres along Flat Creek in what is now Bath County, then settled on the Bourbon County farm where he died about 1804.   He had a son named Robert.

Robertís son, James was born on the farm in 1802 and was still living in 1883.  James married Emeline P. Offutt in 1853 and they had 3 children.


TODD
Monday October 8, 1956  ( not sure what paper - this was cut out )

Mary Todd, wife of Rev. Todd.  She was born in Paris, Jan 13, 1800 and was a daughter of the Rev. John Todd of Providence Church VA.  The Rev Andrew Todd was a pastor of Hopewell Presbyterian Church from 1824.


The Kentuckian-Citizen - August 2, 1945
Sixty Years Ago Today July 8, 1885

Mrs. Henry Giltner is living in this county near Hutchinson, on the place that was settled by hers deceased descendants great grandfather over 100 years ago.

Twenty three years ago the 4th of July at Green River Bridge, Ky., Major Thomas Y. Brent and Those. Jeff Current of Bourbon, were killed, as was Col.  Chenault and other Confederates.  The next day at Lebanon, Col C.S. Hanson were captured.

John S. Vimont, though now the oldest male citizen of Millersburg is superintending the building of his new brick house, and is as active and lively as he was in his younger days.

The cradle in which the baby of Walter McCann is being rocked has been used by 22 babies.  It was made 52 years for Charles McCann by  his father, the late James McCann, who was a cabinet maker at that time.

Willis W. Field and Mrs. Rita T. Burke were married at the residence of the bride in Versailles Wed night.  Mrs. Burke is the sister of Mrs. R. T. Hart and Shelby Tevis, and grand-daughter of Gov. Shelby. 



MISCELLANEOUS NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS

Printed by Permission of the Bourbon County Genealogical Society (2003-2010)


The 3 Musketeers

Mike Sosby, Emery Florence & Jack Woods

Submitted by Kellie Scott

Herald Leader on March 27, 1966. This was the home of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Spears located at 231 Stoner Ave. The home was built by Mr. Spears grandmother, Elizabeth J. Goodloe Miller. Mrs. Miller was the widow of General John Miller Who was killed in the Civil War battle at Richmond, Ky. 

Submitted by Mary Hatton

Kentuckian Citizen 10/16/1945

Submitted by Kellie Scott
Hinton Furniture

Submitted by Kellie Scott
Bedford

Genealogy From The Long Ago:  (Old Scrapbook - 1890s)

Printed by Permission of the Bourbon County Genealogical Society (2003-2010)

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The Bourbon News, Feb. 1, 1910, & page 5.

J. T. Hinton's  ad for his furniture & funeral  business. The building still standing today with other business in the same store.

from Mary Hatton