Dave and Jimmie Knight Jimmie was the daughter of John William McCauley and Verda Waller Hankins. Dave’s parents were Griffin and Lena Knight. Jimmie married Dave on 31 December 1948 in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
Feature: John Cook Taylor 126 Years Ago: John Cook Taylor married Margaret Frances Warren on 22 August 1894 at her parents’ home in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.1Rockcastle, Kentucky, Marriage Records, Book 48: pg 268 & 269, Taylor-Warren, 1897; Rockcastle County Clerk, Mt. Vernon. John was the son of James Francis Taylor and Margaret E. Ramsey.2Kentucky Cabinet […]
Perry and Margaret Hankins Perry was the son of Thomas Leander Hankins and Samantha Petty. Margaret’s parents were George Hill and Ollie Coomes. Perry married Margaret on 12 April 1921 in Hopkins County, Kentucky. Perry died four months before their second anniversary.
Feature: Robert Burke Taylor 150 Years Ago and 72 Years Ago: Robert Burke Taylor was born on 14 August 1870 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky to James Francis Taylor and Margaret E. Ramsey.1Kentucky Division of Vital Statistics, death certificate 17459 (1948), Robert Burk Taylor; digital image, “Kentucky, Death Records, 1852–1965,” Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 Mar […]
John Covey Hopkins, son of James Arton Hopkins and Lucinda Howard, served 30 years in the U.S. Army before retiring in 1935.
Feature: William Perry Hankins 100 Years Ago: William Perry Hankins was discharged from the U.S. Army on 4 August 1920. Perry joined on 3 October 1916 at Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky. He served as a 1st sergeant in the 144th Infantry, 36th Division during his first enlistment, part of which was spent in France during […]
John William and Pearl Fitzhugh McCauley Will was my grandfather. Pearl was his third wife.
Feature: Margaret E. Thomas Petty 144 Years Ago: Margaret E. Thomas Petty died on 28 July 1876 in Hopkins County, Kentucky from complications of childbirth on 5 June 1876.1Hopkins County, Kentucky, “Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953,” 1876 Section, M. E. Petty; digital image, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com: 18 May 2008). The child, her 10th, also died.2Hopkins County, Kentucky, […]
Emma Taylor Hopkins, Bess Hamlin Hopkins, and Henry M. Hopkins This is one of the few pictures I have of my grandmother, Emma, as a young woman. Henry was her brother-in-law and Bess was his wife.
Feature: John William McCauley 61 Years Ago: John William McCauley died on 20 July 1959 in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, at Rest Haven Convalescent Home. He’d been at Rest Haven for several months because of deteriorating health. He died of bronchopneumonia in both lungs with arteriosclerosis and chronic pyelonephritis as contributing factors.1Kentucky Cabinet for Health and […]