A History & Genealogy of the Descendents [!] of John Jepson; Of England and Boston, Mass., Through His Son John's Two Son's William and Micah, 1610-1917

A History & Genealogy of the Descendents [!] of John Jepson; Of England and Boston, Mass., Through His Son John's Two Son's William and Micah, 1610-1917

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...man, highly respected by every one, and of excellent principles. He was regarded as a leader and important man in his family. All the other members of his family, that is, his brothers and sisters, followed him to Blue Bottom from Kentucky, save Benjamin and Rachel. He was prosperous and would have been wealthy had he lived. For hospitality and generosity he had a wide reputation. His negro people he treated most humanely and considerately. One of these was a famous cook named "Aunt Neat," who used to be sent for on occasions of weddings. At one great wedding, where everyone was invited and many poor folk were present, Aunt Neat was asked on her return home if she minded the poor folk: "La, No! Missus. I ain't pore folks; I'se Quality!" a characteristic negro reply. Children: James L., b. Simpson Co., Kentucky, July 23, 1819, d. Taney Co., Mo., Sept. 10, 1851. m. first, Catherine Major, (died in Jackson Co., Mo., June 20, 1849) and had one child, Nancy G. Jepson, b. Jan. 9, 1849, died during the Civil War. m. second, Blazers, no children, but the wife, a widow, had issue by a previous marriage, i. Patsy Ann, b. Simpson Co., Ky., April 1, 1821, d. Myrtle Creek, Ore., July 12, 1901. m. first in Jackson Co., Mo., Dec. 12, 1839, William Green Milliken, who d. at Craigler Springs, Cal., June 18, 1858. They crossed the plains in 1842. Wn. G. Milliken was assessor of Douglas Co., Ore., and took part in the earlyIndian wars. She m. secondly at Winchester, Ore., June 9, 1859, Henry Wiley, b. in Pike Co., Ohio, Dec. 13, 1821, d. Myrtle Creek, Ore., Sept. 14, 1904. They lived on the Wiley farm in Douglas Co., Ore. the remainder of their lives. They were devout members of the Methodist Church. Henry Wiley being a lay officer of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236646134
  • 9781236646132