The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society Volume 19

The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society Volume 19

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...he accompanied them, having married Mary Blackburn, a daughter of George Blackburn, of Spring Station, and his wife, Prudence Berry. Captain George Holloway and his wife, Mary Blackburn, built a home in which they spent their entire lives, that adjoined the home of his father-inlaw, at Spring Station, and tombstones mark the spot where rest the remains of him and his wife, not far from the residence. In this home they reared a large family of children, several of whom are buried in the family graveyard. Several of their children intermarried with their Blackburn relatives. It is likely that the old house still stands, but I am not sure. The names of the children of Captain George Holloway and Mary Blackburn were: Frank P. Holloway, who married first Mary Blanton, second his cousin, Henrietta Bartlett, widowed daughter of Gov. William Berry Blackburn and Martha Watkins (see second sketch of Blackburn); 2nd Mary Ann; 3rd George, Jr.; 4th Mildred; 5th Georgianna and 6th Martha. Flank P. Holloway and Mary Blanton had Betsy Blanton Holloway, who married W. F. Sherlock, Georgianna and Churchill Blackburn Holloway. Betsy Blanton Holloway and W. F. Sherlock had George, Bennie and Charles. Bennie married Grant Willis and they are residents of Versailles., Georgianna Holloway, the 5th, married first William T. Willis, son of Captain William T. Willis, who lost his life at Buena Vista; second John W. Johnson, of the county. By the first marriage were: Len Hodges iWillis, who married Adelia Young; George, who married Margaret Gorbet; Thompson, who married Dora Bixby; Hettie, who married William Tutt, and Mary Bird, who married James Clelland Johnson. Len Hodges Willis and Adelia Young have children living at Nichlolasville, where he died in 1914. He...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910028
  • 9781236910028