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Stockton P. Donley (1821 - 1871)

Stockton P. Donley, attorney, was born in Howard County, Missouri, on May 27, 1821. He attended Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, and was admitted to the bar in that state before moving t...

4/18/2022 4/18/2022

Thomas Jefferson Devine (1820 - 1890)

Thomas Jefferson Devine, eminent Texas jurist and Confederate diplomat, son of Irish emigrants William and Katherine (Maxwell) Devine, was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on February 28, 1820. He worked ...

4/12/2022 4/12/2022

Nathaniel Hart Davis (1815 - 1893)

Nathaniel Hart Davis, Texas pioneer and county official, third son of Nathaniel Bowe and Martha D. Davis, was born in Fayette County, Kentucky, on November 6, 1815. In 1817 his family moved to Alabama,...

4/3/2022 4/3/2022

L. D. Bradley, lawyer, judge, Texas state representative, and state senator, was born in Dallas County, Alabama, on April 13, 1831, the son of Francis Meriwether and Zillah Pherabe (Golsby) Bradley. Br...

1/19/2022 1/19/2022

Edwin Curtis Boynton (1871 - 1949)

Edwin Curtis Boynton, minister, son of Julius Nelson and Maria (Irvin) Boynton, was born at Millersburg, Kentucky, on February 6, 1871. The family moved to Hamilton County, Texas, in 1881 and engaged i...

1/18/2022 1/18/2022

Henry Weidner Baylor (1818 - 1853)

Baylor County TX is named after him. He was a surgeon in the Texas Rangers during the Mexican-American War. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

9/15/2017 12/31/2021

Welborn Barton (1821 - 1883)

Welborn Barton, physician, the eldest son of Wilson and Mildah (McKinney) Barton, was born on September 25, 1821, in Greenville, South Carolina, of Scotch-Irish ancestry. His mother died at a rather ea...

12/29/2021 12/29/2021

Alamo Defender. He graduated from Transylvania University with a degree in law in 1834. In January 1836 he came to Texas with others from Logan County, Kentucky. They took the oath of allegiance before...

8/16/2012 12/23/2021

John Washington Rose (1817 - 1867)

John Washington Rose, Republic of Texas statesman, state senator, and planter, was born in Washington Parish, Louisiana, on November 8, 1817, the son of Mary Vardeman (Smith) and William Pinckney (Hell...

12/21/2021 12/21/2021

Dr. James Minto Witherspoon (1801 - 1863)

"James Minto"

, JAMES MINTO, physician, was born January 15, 1801, in Williamsburg District, S. C., and died in Marengo County, March 22, 1863; son of Thomas and Janet (Witherspoon) Witherspoon, and brother of Thoma...

12/26/2009 9/25/2021

Gustavus Adolphus Henry (1804 - 1880)

Party leader and Confederate senator Gustavus A. Henry was born in Scott County, Kentucky, on October 8, 1804, to William Henry and Elizabeth Flournoy Henry. He graduated from Transylvania University i...

10/20/2008 9/15/2020

Captain Charlton Hunt Morgan (1839-1912), C.S.A., handwritten on back in ink "Naples March 10th / C. H. Morgan / US Consul at Messina / 1860 / aged 21" was born into a family who would serve the Confed...

11/24/2008 8/27/2020

Charleton Hunt, Mayor (1801 - 1836)

Hunt was the first mayor of Lexington, Kentucky from 1832-1934. He was an alumnus of Transylvania University. After graduating in June 1821, Hunt left for Frederick, Maryland, one of the eastern cities...

11/24/2008 8/27/2020

Albert Kellogg (1813 - 1887)

Kellogg (December 6, 1813 in Connecticut – March 31, 1887 in Alameda, California), was an American physician, northern California botanist, and one of seven founders in 1853 of the California Academy o...

7/31/2020 7/31/2020

Aldert Smedes (1810 - 1877)

Aldert Smedes (20 Apr. 1810-25 Apr. 1877), Episcopal clergyman, was the founder and for thirty-five years rector of St. Mary's School (now St. Mary's College), Raleigh. The eldest of twelve children, h...

5/22/2020 5/22/2020

Josephus Wells Hall (1805 - 1873)

Wells Hall, physician, was born near South River in Rowan (now Davie) County, the son of Joseph Hall (1770–1850) and Margaret Linster Hall (1771–1842). His mother was the daughter of Moses Linster of I...

4/11/2020 4/11/2020

Aldert Smedes (1810 - 1877)

Smedes, Episcopal clergyman, was the founder and for thirty-five years rector of St. Mary's School (now St. Mary's College), Raleigh. The eldest of twelve children, he was born in New York City, the so...

3/7/2020 3/7/2020

Evan Shelby (1872 - 1965)

from Lexington, he died at his home in New York City. He served in the US Army in WW1 and was a retired lawyer. He was the son of the late Edmund Pendleton and Susan Hart Shelby. He was one of the olde...

2/29/2020 2/29/2020

Thomas Hart Shelby, Jr. (1829 - 1895)

H. Shelby, son of Thomas H. Shelby and Mary Bullock and grandson of Isaac Shelby, Kentucky's first Governor, was born in Fayette county on the old homestead, "Grassland," about 10 miles from this city,...

6/5/2009 2/29/2020

John Milton Worth (1811 - 1900)

Milton Worth, physician, businessman, and politician, was born near Center (Friends) Meetinghouse, Guilford County, the son of David and Abigail Gardner Worth. He was a descendant of John Carver, the f...

5/14/2010 2/18/2020

Marcus Erwin (1826 - 1881)

Erwin, son of Leander A. Erwin, was born in Burke County, North Carolina, June 28, 1826. Soon after, his father removed to New Orleans, Louisiana. Marcus was sent to Transylvania University, where he g...

11/23/2019 11/23/2019

men, if any, have reflected more honor upon Indiana than Mr. J. F. D. Lanier, though not a native of the State. Through a long life he was regarded as one of the ablest financiers of the country.On two...

2/7/2012 9/21/2019

Dr. Robert Hugh Ervin (1822 - 1875)

For more pictures of Dr. Robert Hugh Ervin, and of his headstone, go to the Media section.Children of Robert Hugh and Sarah Asbury (Tait) Ervin:*Albert Goode Ervin (1848–1941)*Walter Eades Ervin *1849–...

6/28/2014 8/16/2019

Smith Todd, was a wealthy businessman with connections to many noted bluegrass politicians. The son of a pioneer founder of Lexington, Robert was born there in February 1791. He studied at Transylvania...

6/26/2007 5/11/2019

Rev Alva Woods (1794 - 1887)

Alva Woods (1794–1887) was an American minister, university professor and university president. He was interim President of Brown University, 1826–28 and President of Transylvania University, 1828-31. ...

9/27/2015 5/3/2019

Thomas Marshall (1817 - 1873)

Alexander Marshall (4 November 1817 – 11 November 1873) was an American politician. In 1861 he served for a short time as Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.LifeThomas Marshall graduated from the Kenyon C...

6/5/2009 1/10/2018

Mitchell Cary Alford (1855 - 1914)

Cary Alford (July 10, 1855 – December 9, 1914) was the 25th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky.Early lifeMitchell Alford was born in Fayette County, Kentucky on July 10, 1856. He enrolled at Kentucky Univ...

9/18/2017 9/18/2017

Guinn Williams (1871 - 1948)

Terrell Williams (April 22, 1871 – January 9, 1948) was a U.S. Representative from Texas.Born near Beuela, Mississippi, Williams moved with his parents to Texas and settled in Decatur, Wise County, in ...

8/26/2017 8/26/2017

Jesse B. Thomas, Jr. (1806 - 1850)

Burgess Thomas, Jr. (July 31, 1806 – February 21, 1850) was born in Lebanon, Ohio and was an Illinois politician who served as the Illinois Attorney General from 1835–1836 and later on the state Suprem...

9/26/2013 7/25/2017

Judge West H. Humphreys (1806 - 1882)

Hughes Humphreys (August 26, 1806 – October 16, 1882) was a United States District Court judge, and a judge of the Confederate States of America. It was for the latter office that he was removed from h...

12/22/2012 7/24/2017

Judge Harry Innes (1752 - 1816)

Innes (January 4, 1752 – September 20, 1816) was the first United States federal judge in Kentucky.Innes was born in Caroline County, Virginia, the son of the Reverend Robert Innes and Catharine (Richa...

1/23/2010 6/18/2017

Judge Thomas Bell Monroe (1791 - 1865)

Thomas Bell Monroe was a United States federal judge.Born in Albemarle County, Virginia, Monroe attended Transylvania University and was a Kentucky state representative in 1816 before reading law to en...

6/5/2013 8/19/2016

Clemens was a U.S. senator and novelist from the state of Alabama. He was elected to fill the vacancy left by the death of Dixon Hall Lewis, and served from November 30, 1849 to March 3, 1853. Clemens ...

12/28/2009 8/12/2016

Congressman. Elected to represent California's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1851 to 1853. Also served as a Candidate for United States Senator from Californi...

12/10/2008 6/24/2016

Lois Gray (1920 - 2012)

Award-winning matriarch of Gray Construction diesLois Howard Gray, one of Kentucky's first and most successful female entrepreneurs and mother of current Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, died Monday March 19,...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

C.G. Goodrich Mcgehee (1823 - 1903)

G. McGehee was a member of one of the oldest and most prominent families of Mississippi. Mr. McGehee was the son of the late and famous Judge Edward McGehee to whom President Zachary Taylor offered a p...

5/29/2011 5/29/2016

Wiley Pope Harris (1818 - 1891)

Pope Harris (November 9, 1818 – December 3, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi.Born near Holmesville, Mississippi, Harris attended the common schools and the University of Virginia at Cha...

6/18/2014 5/25/2016

Rev. John Todd MP (1719 - 1793)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A114332 =PARSON JOHN TODD of LOUISA COUNTY and his FAMILY=Robert Todd's eldest son, John, was born in County Armagh in 1719 and came to...

5/13/2007 3/17/2016

Dr. Samuel Shaw Porter (1793 - 1873)

Dr. Samuel Shaw, b. 1793 m. Jane Moore who died. 2nd wife Katherine Todd (both were cousins to Lincolns wife Mary Todd)1813-1814 Samuel Shaw Porter boarded at the home of Abram Gill during the week whi...

1/11/2011 3/17/2016

Rev. James Moore MP (1765 - 1814)

The Reverend James Moore,=educated for the Presbyterian ministry but subsequently an Episcopalian and first Rector of Christ Church, Lexington, was appointed "Director," or the first acting President o...

1/11/2011 3/9/2016

George Wallace Jones, (brother-in-law of John Scott of Missouri), a Delegate from the Territory of Michigan and the Territory of Wisconsin and a Senator from Iowa; born in Vincennes, Ind., April 12, 18...

6/15/2015 6/15/2015

Samuel McRoberts, a Senator from Illinois; born near Maystown, Monroe County, Ill. (then a portion of the Northwest Territory), April 12, 1799; educated by private tutors; graduated from the law depart...

6/13/2015 6/13/2015

Jackson Donelson (August 25, 1799 – June 26, 1871) was an American diplomat and a candidate for Vice President of the United States.One of the three sons of Samuel and Mary Donelson, Andrew Jackson Don...

7/1/2007 5/8/2015

Henry Peter Haun, a Senator from California; born near Newtown, Scott County, Ky., January 18, 1815; attended the common schools and Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky.; studied law; admitted to th...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

notes==probable father or grandfather of Doctor David W(endel?) Yandell (if father, then that Dr. David must be the same as Doctor David Wendel Yandell

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Col. Laban T. Moore MP (1829 - 1892)

Theodore Moore (January 13, 1829 - November 9, 1892) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.Born in Wayne County, Virginia (now West Virginia), near Louisa, Kentucky, Moore attended Marshall Academy n...

8/31/2008 3/24/2015

Rep. Oscar Turner, Sr. (1825 - 1896)

Oscar Turner was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, father of Oscar Turner.Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Turner moved with his parents to Fayette County, Kentucky, in 1826. He completed preparatory...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Samuel Hughes Woodson (1815 - 1881)

Hughes Woodson (October 24, 1815 – June 23, 1881) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri, son of Samuel Hughes Woodson (1777–1827).Born near Nicholasville, Kentucky, Woodson attended the public school...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Manlius Valerius Thomson (1802 - 1850)

Valerius Thomson (August 12, 1802 – July 22, 1850) was a lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. From 1840 to 1844, he served as the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky serving under Go...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Llewellyn P. Tarleton (1814 - 1885)

Dr. Llewellyn P. Tarleton was born in Scott County, Kentucky, in 1814. The Tarletons were farmers and stock breeders whose extended family built a race track new Midway. This connection to horse racing...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Elisha Warfield, Jr., M.D. MP (1781 - 1859)

Warfield, Jr. (February 5, 1781 - May 15, 1859) was an American physician and a Thoroughbred racehorse owner and breeder whom Thoroughbred Heritage calls "one of the most important early figures in Ken...

1/5/2008 3/24/2015

Brig. General Richard Montgomery Gano, (CSA) (1830 - 1913)

"Richard Montgomery Gano"

Find A Grave Memorial Montgomery Gano (June 17, 1830 – March 27, 1913) was a physician, Protestant minister, and brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States during the American Civil War....

11/4/2008 3/24/2015

Zanzinger[a] Morrow (September 3, 1836 – August 25, 1913) was a lawyer, judge, and politician from Kentucky. He was one of twenty-eight men who founded the Kentucky Republican Party. His brother-in-law...

3/20/2013 3/24/2015

Josiah Lamborn (1809 - 1847)

Lamborn (January 31, 1809 – March 31, 1847) was the Attorney General of Illinois from 1840 to 1843 and was the chief prosecuting attorney in the trial of five defendants accused of murdering Latter Day...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Major John Calvin Mason (1802 - 1865)

"(Maj.) John Calvin Mason"

Calvin Mason (August 4, 1802 – 1865) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.Born near Mount Sterling, Kentucky, Mason attended country and city schools in Montgomery County and Mount Sterling Law Scho...

3/24/2015 3/24/2015

Henry D. McHenry (1826 - 1890)

Davis McHenry (February 27, 1826 - December 17, 1890) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, son of John Hardin McHenry.Born in Hartford, Kentucky, McHenry attended the public schools at Hartford, an...

2/27/2013 3/24/2015

(USA), Silas Adams (1839 - 1896)

Adams (February 9, 1839 – May 5, 1896) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky.YouthHe was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky on February 9, 1839, and moved to Casey County with his parents in 1841. He...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Mitchell Cary Alford (1855 - 1914)

Cary Alford (July 10, 1855 – December 9, 1914) was the 25th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky.Early lifeMitchell Alford was born in Fayette County, Kentucky on July 10, 1856. He enrolled at Kentucky Univ...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Samuel Peyton (1804 - 1870)

Oldham Peyton (January 8, 1804 - January 4, 1870) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.Born in Bullitt County, Kentucky, Peyton completed preparatory studies. He was graduated from the medical depar...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Andrew H. Ward (1815 - 1904)

Harrison Ward (January 3, 1815 - April 16, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

7/14/2013 3/23/2015

Allen Hannegan (June 25, 1807 – February 25, 1859) was a United States Representative and Senator from Indiana.Born in Hamilton County, Ohio, he moved with his parents to Bourbon County, Kentucky the s...

10/15/2013 3/23/2015

Lee Van Meter, Jr. (April 8, 1888 - November 3, 1937) was an American inventor, famous for inventing the first successful backpack Parachute.Early lifeSolomon Lee Van Meter, Jr. was born as Joseph Atki...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Cincinnatus Shryock (1816 - 1888)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Nov 19 2017, 20:54:25 UTC Shryock (Lexington, Kentucky, 1816 – Lexington, 1888) was an American architect. A number of his works are listed on the U.S. Natio...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

William Claiborne Owens (1849 - 1925)

Claiborne Owens (October 17, 1849 - November 18, 1925) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.Born near Georgetown, Kentucky, Owens attended the common schools, also Kentucky Wesleyan College, Millers...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Charles Allen Thomas (1900 - 1982)

Allen Thomas (February 15, 1900 – March 29, 1982) was a noted American chemist and businessman, and an important figure in the Manhattan Project.BiographyThomas was born on a farm in Scott County, Kent...

1/11/2014 3/23/2015

Breckinridge Castleman was a brigadier general and prominent landowner and businessman in Louisville, Kentucky. He studied law at Transylvania University before the Civil War.Military careerDuring the ...

3/29/2008 3/23/2015

Thomas Ford, Governor (1800 - 1850)

Ford (December 5, 1800 – November 3, 1850) was the eighth Governor of Illinois, and served in this capacity from 1842 to 1846. A Democrat, he is remembered largely for his involvement in the death of J...

10/6/2013 3/23/2015

Gen. Joseph Orville Shelby MP (1830 - 1897)

"Fighting Jo Shelby", "JO", "or Joseph?"

as found on From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joseph Orville Shelby (December 12, 1830 – February 13, 1897) was a noted Confederate cavalry general in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American ...

12/2/2008 3/23/2015

Judge Nathaniel Pope (1784 - 1850)

"Nathan"

Nathaniel Pope (January 5, 1784 – January 23, 1850) was a politician and jurist from the U.S. state of Illinois.Early life, education, and careerBorn in Louisville, Kentucky to a prominent family in re...

10/7/2009 3/23/2015

Honorable Uriah Milton Rose (1834 - 1913)

"Uriah Milton", "Uriah McGoffin Rose"

Milton Rose (March 5, 1834 – August 12, 1913) was an influential Arkansas lawyer.Born in Bradfordsville, Kentucky, on March 5, 1834, Rose was studying Latin at age 5 and received an excellent education...

6/4/2013 3/23/2015

William Wright Southgate (1800 - 1849)

Wright Southgate (born November 27, 1800, in Newport, Kentucky; died Covington, Kentucky, December 26, 1849) was a Kentucky and United States politician. He was the son of Richard Southgate and Ann Win...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Bland William Ballard (1819 - 1879)

Bland Ballard (September 4, 1819 – July 29, 1879) was a United States federal judge.Ballard was the son of James and Susannah (Cox) Ballard and grandson of the Kentucky pioneer of the same name. Ballar...

4/3/2011 3/23/2015

Whitcomb (December 1, 1795–October 4, 1852) was a Democratic United States Senator and the eighth Governor of Indiana. As governor during the Mexican-American War, he oversaw the formation and deployme...

3/22/2011 3/23/2015

Stoddard Johnston (November 24, 1784 – May 19, 1833) was a United States Representative and Senator from Louisiana. Born in Salisbury, Connecticut, he moved with his father to Kentucky in 1788, and wen...

8/22/2014 3/23/2015

Brig. General Jerome Robertson (CSA) (1815 - 1890)

"Aunt Polly"

Jerome B. RobertsonBrigadier-General Jerome B. Robertson was born in Woodford county, Ky. At the age of twelve, being left an orphan without means, he was bound out for the period of his minority; but ...

8/31/2011 3/23/2015

William E. Simms (1822 - 1898)

"Elliott"

Emmett Simms (January 2, 1822 – June 25, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. He also served as a commissioner for the Confederate government of Kentucky and in several posts in the Confedera...

6/21/2014 3/23/2015

Whitehead Powell (October 6, 1812 – July 3, 1867) was the 19th Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1851 to 1855. He was later elected to represent Kentucky in the U.S. Senate from 1859 to 1865.The refor...

1/7/2012 3/23/2015

York (October 10, 1819 – August 5, 1900) was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was among a small group of Northern-born Confederate generals.Early lifeYork was ...

4/25/2011 3/23/2015

Thomas Holley Chivers (1809 - 1858)

relation to John Quincy Adams... Holley Chivers (October 18, 1809 – December 18, 1858) was an American doctor-turned-poet from the state of Georgia. He is best known for his friendship with Edgar Allan...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

General Carl Rogers Darnall (December 25, 1867 in Weston, Texas, USA – January 18, 1941 in Washington, D.C., USA) was a United States Army chemist and surgeon credited with originating the technique of...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Graham Vest (December 6, 1830 – August 9, 1904) was a U.S. politician. Born in Frankfort, Kentucky, he was known for his skills in oration and debate. Vest, a lawyer as well as a politician, served as ...

1/25/2012 3/23/2015

Lt. Col. Henry Clay, Jr. (1811 - 1847)

Clay, Jr. (April 10, 1811 – February 23, 1847) was an American soldier and statesman from Kentucky. He was the second son of Senator and Congressman Henry Clay and Lucretia Hart, brother of James Brown...

6/3/2008 3/23/2015

Crawford W. Long (1815 - 1878)

Williamson Long (November 1, 1815 – June 16, 1878) was an American surgeon and pharmacist best known for his first use of inhaled diethyl ether as an anesthetic. Although his work was unknown outside a...

7/3/2009 3/23/2015

Streshly Jackson (September 27, 1823 – October 8, 1862) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky and a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.BiographyBorn in Fayette County, ...

5/29/2011 3/23/2015

Alexander Richardson (January 16, 1811 – December 27, 1875) was a prominent Illinois Democrat politician before and during the American Civil War.Born near Lexington, Kentucky, Richardson attended Tran...

1/26/2012 3/23/2015

Aurelius "Mark" Smith (January 24, 1851[b] – April 7, 1924) was an American attorney and politician who served eight terms as Arizona Territorial Delegate to Congress and as one of the first two Senato...

5/18/2014 3/23/2015

Satterwhite Noble (May 29, 1835 - April 27, 1907) was an American painter and teacher. He served in the Confederate army and later became the first head of the McMicken School of Design.BiographyNoble ...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Clay Smith (July 4, 1826 – June 29, 1895) was a U.S. soldier and politician. He served as a major general during the Civil War, was a congressman from Kentucky and was the Territorial Governor of Monta...

3/22/2009 3/23/2015

Yates (January 18, 1815 – November 27, 1873) was the Governor of Illinois during the American Civil War and has been considered the greatest war governor during that period. When the war began Gov. Yat...

4/10/2008 3/23/2015

Weathersbee Downs (1801 – August 14, 1854) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. Born in Montgomery County, Tennessee, he pursued classical studies and graduated from the Transylvania University ...

8/22/2014 3/23/2015

•GRAD: 1845 Yale College •Event: Elected BET 1879 AND 1887 Mayor of Chicago, IL •Event: Elected BET 1875 AND 1879 U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois •Event: Elected 1893 Mayor of Chicago, ILHe...

5/16/2009 3/23/2015

Edwards (March 17, 1775 – July 20, 1833) was a founding political figure of the state of Illinois. He served as the first and only governor of the Illinois Territory from 1809 to 1818, as one of the fi...

3/2/2009 3/23/2015

James Hillary Mulligan (1844 - 1915)

Hillary Mulligan (November 21, 1844 - July 1, 1915) was a judge, politician, and poet from Kentucky.BiographyMulligan was born in Lexington, Kentucky, son of the locally prominent businessman Dennis Mu...

11/24/2008 3/23/2015

US Congressman. He moved to Kentucky from Virginia in 1810 with his parents, who settled near Lexington. After studying at Transylvania University in Lexington, he settled near Hawesville, where he eng...

4/1/2012 3/23/2015

Dewees Bruce was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War and an expert on horse breeding. He authored the American Stud Book and The Horse-breeder's Guide and Handbook.Bruce was born on Augu...

11/24/2008 3/23/2015

Albert Galliton Harrison (1800 - 1839)

Galliton Harrison (June 26, 1800 – September 7, 1839) was a three-term United States Representative from Missouri.Born in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, Harrison graduated from Transylvania University, Lexi...

4/7/2013 3/23/2015

Elijah Hise (1802 - 1867)

Hise (4 July 1802 – 8 May 1867) was a United States diplomat and U.S. Representative from the 3rd district of Kentucky.Hise was born 4 July 1802 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania before moving with his...

2/18/2014 3/23/2015

Congressman. Elected to represent Tennessee's 4th and 5th Districts in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1871 to 1881. Member of Tennessee State Legislature.

7/8/2013 3/23/2015

Watson Barr (December 17, 1826 – December 31, 1907) was a United States federal judge in Kentucky.Early life and familyJohn Watson Barr was born in Versailles, Kentucky on December 17, 1826. He was the...

4/1/2013 3/23/2015

Fisher Robinson (October 4, 1800 – October 31, 1882) was the 22nd Governor of Kentucky, serving the remainder of the unfinished term of Governor Beriah Magoffin. Magoffin, a Confederate sympathizer, be...

3/19/2013 3/23/2015