Biographical Sketch of William H. Barksdale

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WILLIAM H. BARKSDALE, Trenton, was born August 22, 1861, in Todd County, Ky., and has always had his home at his present residence. His father, William 0. Barksdale, was born in 1818, in Virginia, and removed to Todd County, Ky., with his parents when quite young, where he died in 1870. He was the son of Hudson 0., an old Virginian. Subject’s mother, Josephine, daughter of William Talley, was born in 1839, in Todd County, Ky., and is still living. To her husband and her-self, were born: Fannie M., Annie (Woodson) and William H., who was married May 15, 1883, to Miss Fannie F., daughter of James W. and Mary (Moore) Taylor, of Todd County, and to them has been born one son-Harry Taylor. Mr. Barksdale is a farmer, owning forty acres of good land, which he cultivates in the crops common to this country, and has his homestead in neat and fine condition.

MLA Source Citation:

Battle, J. H. Counties Of Todd And Christian, Kentucky. Historical And Biographical. F. A. Battey Publishing Co., Chicago And Louisville. 1884. At current time this manuscript consists of only the Todd County section and a few biographies from Christian County. Web. 26 January 2015. - Last updated on May 18th, 2011


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