Biography of Charles Biles

Charles Biles was born in Warren County, Tennessee, in Aug. 1809, and reared on a farm in North Carolina, removing when 19 years old to Christian County, Kentucky. In 1832 he married, and in 1835 removed to Illinois, soon returning to Hopkins County, Kentucky, where he resided until 1853, when he emigrated to Washington Territory



Hopkins Co., Ky

HOPKINS CO. (M. Hanberry) [TR: also spelled Hanbery.] In this county practically no one owned more than one or two slaves as this was never a county of large plantations and large homes. These slaves were well housed, in cabins, well clothed and well fed, not overworked and seldom sold, were in closer touch with



Biography of Hon. Stephen C. Herndon

HON. STEPHEN C. HERNDON. During the seventy-two years that have passed over the head of the gentleman whose name stands at the head of this sketch he has been an active observer of the trend of events, but has been not merely a “looker on in Venice” but a citizen who has, through his enterprise,



Biography of Lynn Adams

LYNN ADAMS. Among the progressive and successful agriculturists of Marion County, Arkansas, the name of Lynn Adams is well worthy of mention. He was born in Hopkins County, Kentucky, October 31, 1831, to George and Mariah (Lynn) Adams, the former of whom was also a Kentuckian and a son of James Adams, who came to



Biography of Walter R. Pratt

Walter R. Pratt. In 1899 Mr. Pratt established himself in business in the City of Independence, Montgomery County, and he had not only continued as one of the representative factors in the business activities of this community, but had also so shown his civic loyalty and progressiveness as to be called upon to serve as



Biography of James M. Givens

James M. Givens, attorney at law, who for almost three decades has been identified with the Muskogee bar, comes to this state from Kentucky where his birth occurred February 14, 1869, at the family home in Hopkins County, his parents being John W. and Margaret (Ross) Givens. His father was a planter, tobacco buyer and



Hopkins County, Kentucky Census Records

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Hopkins County, Kentucky Cemetery Records

Hopkins County Hopkins County, Kentucky Cemetery Records Hosted at Hopkins County USGenWeb Archives Project Pleasant View Cemetery Pleasant View Cemetery #2 Hopkins County, Kentucky Cemetery Records Hosted at Hopkins County USGenWeb Project Beulah Cemetery Cane Run Cemetery Carter Cemetery Christian Priviledge Cemetery Clayton Cemetery Coffman Cemetery Dalton Cemetery Dunn Cemetery Etheridge Cemetery Flat Creek Cemetery



Biographical Sketch of Hon. Charles N. Byles

HON. CHARLES N. BYLES. – This is one of the town builders of the west. Out of his farm on Mound Prairie he has made Montesano a place of twelve hundred people. His father was a Presbyterian minister of Madisonville, Kentucky. Charles was born in 1844. In 1853 the family crossed the plains, and upon



Biography of Hon. William R. Downey

HON. WILLIAM R. DOWNEY. – There are few men who are more familiarly and favorably known to the old pioneers of Puget Sound than the gentleman whose name heads this sketch. His father was a Revolutionary hero, having followed General Washington in the battles waged by the colonists for freedom from the oppression of Great



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