Today’s surname is Lavender, the name of one of my 3rd great-grandmothers. 7. Emma Ewers Taylor (my maternal grandmother) 14. John Cook Taylor 29. Margaret E. Ramsey 59. Rhoda Ann Lavender Born bet. 1800-1810, Kentucky Married 1st Stephen Bradford Lair 25 Aug 1829, Lincoln County, Kentucky Married 2nd Thomas Ramsey, Jr. 20 Jan 1839, […]
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Verda Waller Hankins and John William “Will” McCauley In front of their house in Greenville, Kentucky abt. 1938 Paternal Grandparents
Ramsey Taylor Cemetery, Rockcastle County, Kentucky Joseph L. Taylor Dec 20, 1858 – Feb 13, 1921 Alice Taylor Died Dec 5, 1938 Joe was the son of James Francis Taylor and Margaret E. Ramsey. His name is listed as Josiah in Rockcastle County Birth Records, and that is also how my grandmother (who was his […]
26 May 1660 (350 years ago) – Jacob Barney married Ann Witt (somewhere in the New England area, possibly Salem). Jacob’s parents have not been identified. Ann was the daughter of Jonathan Witt. [9th great-grandparents, Hopkins line] 26 May 1980 (30 years ago) – Elmer Dennis Hopkins died in Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky. He was […]
Today’s surname is Mark, the name of one of my 3rd great-grandmothers. 6. Elmer Dennis Hopkins (my maternal grandfather) 13. Lucinda “Cindy” Howard 27. Mary F. “Polly” Morris 55. Martha “Patsy” Mark Born abt. 1802, Virginia Married Littleton Morris Died bef. 1880, Harlan County, Kentucky 110. Samuel Mark Married Elizabeth Denny Died abt. 1845, […]
Hopkins Brother Leo Berry and Elmer Dennis [approx. 1913] Berry and Elmer were the sons of James Arton Hopkins and Lucinda Howard. Elmer was my maternal grandfather.
Ramsey Taylor Cemetery, Rockcastle County, Kentucky Martha A. Riickert Born Jun 10, 1861 Died June 14, 1923 George W. Riickert Born Feb 11, 1860 Died Sept. 11, 1940 Martha Ann “Mollie” Taylor was the daughter of James Francis Taylor and Margaret E. Ramsey. George was her husband and the son of Charles and Magedelene Riickert.
John Covey Howard lived for most of the 19th century. He was born on March 6, 1806 in Knox County, Kentucky and died 93 years later on November 20, 1899 in Harlan County. He was the son of John “War Jack” Howard and Mary Risner. Jack and Mary were listed in the Knox County census […]
Today’s surname is Risner, the name of one of my 3rd great-grandmothers. 6. Elmer Dennis Hopkins (my maternal grandfather) 13. Lucinda “Cindy” Howard 26. John Covey Howard 53. Mary Risner Born bet. 1785 – 1790, Scott County, Virginia Married 1st John “War Jack” Howard Married 2nd Gabriel Jackson 15 Feb 1827, Harlan County, Kentucky 106. […]
Jim Taylor died in 1894. This is a copy of the original newspaper clipping from the Mt. Vernon Signal. Someone in the family saved it, most likely Jim’s son (and my great-grandfather), John C. Taylor, since it was handed down from one of his daughters. It’s a treasure because the newspapers from that year are […]