Biography of James Breathitt

Mr. Breathitt was born in Virginia and came to Kentucky when very young. His father, William Breathitt, settled in Logan County in 1800, when southern Kentucky was little else than a wilderness. He was a highly respected citizen, though of limited wealth, and hence was unable to give his children collegiate educations. His eldest son,



Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery Graham Indiana

Rebecca Mitchell Proctor Grave Marker

This is an historical transcription of Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery, Graham, Jefferson County, Indiana which was transcribed in 1941 as part of the DAR cemetery transcription project. The value of this transcription is that in many cases they transcribed headstones which may today no longer exist. Had it not been for this project these records



Narratives of Rogers, Goodwin, Toogood – Indian Captivities

Three Narratives of Excessive Distress of Persons Taken at the Destruction of Salmon Falls, in the State of New Hampshire, on the Twenty-Seventh of March, 1690; Viz., The Cruel Torture of Robert Rogers, the Five Years’ Captivity of Mehetable Goodwin, and the Fortunate Escape of Thomas Toogood. From the Magnalia Christi Americana, of Doctor Cotton Mather.



Indian Hostilities in California and New Mexico – Indian Wars

General Kearney

The Indian tribes of California are in a degraded and miserable condition. The most numerous are the Shoshonee, the Blackfeet, and the Crows. Many of them have been brought to a half civilized state, and are employed at the different ranches. But those in the neighborhood of the Sierra Nevada are untamable, treacherous, and ferocious.



Biography of John Short

JOHN SHORT. John Short, who is a native of east Tennessee, born in Roane County in 1826, but who has long been a resident of Stone County, is a son of Willis and Nancy (Kindrick) Short, who were also natives of east Tennessee, where they owned the farm upon which our subject was reared. The



Biography of J. G. Short

J. G. SHORT. The gentleman whose name heads this sketch is a good example of the public servant, for he is faithful to every duty, is accurate, painstaking and honorable and is also genial and accommodating. He is a native of the county in which he now lives, for here he first saw the light



Jurney L. Short

1st Class Private, 116th Reg., 42nd Div., Co. M. Born in Wayne County; son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Short. Entered the service July 1, 1917, at Freemont, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Was sent to France July 1, 1918. Wounded in battle



J. M. Short

S. A. T. C., Private. Born in Wayne County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Short. Entered service Oct. 1, 1918, at Fremont, N.C. Was sent to Chapel Hill, N.C. Mustered out at Chapel Hill, N.C., Dec. 12, 1919.



Edwin Short

Private. Born in Mecklenburg County. Entered the service May 1, 1918, at Charlotte, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Thomas, Ky., then to Ft. Adams, R. I. Transferred to Camp Eustis, Va. Sailed for France Sept. 5, 1918. Returned to USA Jan. 18, 1919. Mustered out Feb. 14, 1919.



George O. Short

Mechanic, Inf. Replacement, Co. No. 9. Born Oct. 1, 1896; son of D. M. and Julia A. Short, of Davidson County. Entered service April, 1916, at Greensboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Eagle Pass, Texas. Transferred to Camp Grant, Ill., Oct. 1, 1918. Served on the Mexican border and died at Camp Grant, Ill., Oct.



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