Thomas Leander Hankins was a General Baptist minister. He served as minister for the 1st General Baptist Church and Frederick’s Chapel Church in Tildon in Webster County and Concord Church, Union Temple General Baptist Church, and Earlington General Baptist Church in Hopkins County. The Hopkins County General Baptist Minister’s organization apparently gathered regularly for a […]
Archives for October 2020
83 Years Ago: Susan Taylor Krueger married Harvey Owens on 31 October 1937 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. It was a second marriage for both. Susie had married August Krueger in 1911, and they had four children before he died in 1927. Harvey married Lula Debord in 1906, and they had five children before she died […]
Anna Rose Taylor at about 2 or 3 years old. Anna Rose was the daughter of John Cook Taylor and Emma Jane Owens. She was my great-aunt.
165 Years Ago: Albert Hankins married Isabella Jane Goodloe on 24 October 1855 in Hopkins County, Kentucky. P. S. Loving, a Baptist minister, performed the ceremony at the home of the bride’s father, John E. Goodloe. Their marriage lasted less than fifteen years, possibly less than ten. Albert died sometime between 1863 and 1870. Exactly […]
Howard “Doc” Hopkins was a musician and recording artist in the 1930s and 40s performing on the WLS (Chicago) National Barn Dance and WJJD (Chicago) Suppertime Frolic. He recorded for American Record Corporation and Decca. Doc was the son of James Arton Hopkins & Lucinda Howard. He was my great-uncle.
Will McCauley (front, right) with nine of his children. Front: Joe, Vashti, Vernon, Gladys; Back: Jimmie, David, Katie, Lois, Liz. Will was my paternal grandfather, David my father.
Isabella Jane Goodloe Hankins Yates DeVault and her 3rd husband, Thomas DeVault. Isabella Jane was my 2nd great-grandmother. Photo courtesy of Rick Thorpe.