Miscellaneous Newspaper Article
Citizen Fri 4 Oct 1861 Submitted by
Bettie, a negro
woman belonging to Maj. Jer. Duncan of our place, departed this life on the the
24th, aged 93 years. She was born in Alexandria VA. and was purchased there and
bought to KY my Major Duncan's father in 1784. For the last 18 months she had
the loss of her lower limbs.
Citizen Fri 11 Oct 1861 Submitted by
The negro man Aaron belonging to Maj, Williams , who was
accidentally shot last
week, died on Friday last
Citizen Friday 19 Aug 1864 Submitted by
Henry, an angry negro man belonging to Mrs. Mary R. Godman , killed Peyton, a
negro man belonging to Mrs. Pryor, by striking him over the head with a club on
Saturday night. He was committed to jail on Monday for further trial a the next
term of our circuit court.
Kentuckian Thu 12 Jul 1866 Submitted by
On Wed. afternoon in Paris, George Morgan, a colored barber aged 55 years, a
native of Bourbon County. George was a dwarf in size and for many years has
been what has called an institution in Paris. -death
Kentuckian Wed 16 1868 Submitted by
On Sunday evening last a bloody affray occurred in Cottontown, a district of
Paris lying on the other side of Stoner Creek, which resulted in the death of a
negro named Jo. Pratt, a brick maker, from a blow with a club at the hands of
another negro named Johnson Goodman.
Kentuckian Wed 26 Oct 1870 Submitted by
A negro woman aged 70 years, formerly a slave of Silas Parvin, deceased, now a
servant of Nicholas Talbott, gave birth a short time ago to a child that is
doing well. There is no doubt of her age.
The Bourbon News 16 May 1913 Submitted by Mary Hatton
Richard White, colored, left Tuesday for a visit to
the family of his old master near Midway. "Dick" as he is better known,
belongs to the Wallace family of Woodford County and left them in 1864. He
has never seen any of the family since that time, though he has kept in touch
with them. He is one of the old-time slave negroes, of whom they are but
few, and he is a connecting link between the past and present generations.
He is also one of the only colored students of Berea College, and is one of the
most prosperous negroes about Millersburg.
March 20, 1960 by Betty Lee
Mastin -Herald Leader Submitted by
William Rogers father of Benjamin
William Rogers first clerk under
Barton Stone at Cane Ridge Meeting House.
Daughter Annie married July 27,
1853. Groom James Thomas
Uncle Ike-probably a slave by the
way the article reads.
William had a daughter in law -