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Location: Adair County KY

Slave Narrative of Angie Boyce

Interviewer: Wm. R. Mays Person Interviewed: Angie Boyce Location: Franklin, Indiana Place of Birth: Adair County, KY Date of Birth: March 14, 1861 Place of Residence: 498 W. Madison St., Franklin, Ind. Wm. R. Mays Dist 4 Johnson Co. ANGIE BOYCE BORN IN SLAVERY, Mar. 14, 1861 on the Breeding Plantation, Adair Co. Ky. Mrs. Angie Boyce here makes mention of facts as outlined to her by her mother, Mrs. Margaret King, deceased. Mrs. Angie Boyce was born in slavery, Mar. 14, 1861, on the Breeding Plantation, Adair County, Kentucky. Her parents were Henry and Margaret King who belonged to James Breeding, a Methodist minister who was kind to all his slaves and no remembrance of his having ever struck one of them. It is said that the slaves were in constant dread of the Rebel soldiers and when they would hear of their coming they would hide the baby “Angie” and cover her over with leaves. The mother of Angie was married twice; the name of her first husband was Stines and that of her second husband was Henry King. It was Henry King who bought his and his wife’s freedom. He sent his wife and baby Angie to Indiana, but upon their arrival they were arrested and returned to Kentucky. They were placed in the Louisville jail and lodged in the same cell with large Brutal and...

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Francis Marion Davis of Adair County, Kentucky

j162 FRANCIS MARION DAVIS: b. in Wales, Aug. 8, 1805; came to the U. S. when five yrs. old; m. Wilmouth Staton in Adair Co., Ky. She was b. 1811, and d. 1858. Their ch. include: (1) William R.: b. July, 1832, and d. 1899. He m. (1), Mary Sanders, m. (2), Mary Bell. Ch.: John, James, Ransom C., Riley J. (lives in Carrollton, Mo.), Mary W., Francis. (2) John W.: b. 1834; d. 1879; m. Mary E. Thomas. (A) Edmond F.: b. 1861; m. Dora Langston, 1887. They reside in Abilene, Kan., and have the following ch.: (a) William A.: b. 1887. (b) Milton L.: b. 1891. (c) Harry W.: b. 1892. He m. Minnie Reynolds, 1926. 1. William R.: b. 1928. (d) Anne A.: b. 1896. (e) Nancy, twin sister of above. (f) Elmer F.: b. 1910. (B) Joannah W.: b. 1864; d. y. (C) Nancy: b. 1866, m. Robert H. Lee, 1886. Reside in Cob. They have John L., Mamie, Francis, Alice, Harriet, Minerva, Ethel, Robert and Wesley. (D) William A.: b. Jan., 1868; m. Harriet Dalrymple, 1891. Ch.: (a) Martha: b. 1893; m. Frederick Wirthman. They have one dau., Alma. (b) William R.: b. in Missouri in 1897. Ch.: William and Marjorie. (c) Ward: b. 1905. (E) Mary: d. y. (F) John Thomas: b. 1873; m. Truly Fink. Ch.: (a) Thomas Wesley: b. 1902; m....

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Biography of W. A. Greever

W. A. GREEVER. The name of Greever is one of the most influential in Boone County, Arkansas, and is one of the most respected in the community. Mr. Greever deserves special notice for his public spirit and enery, and is now a prominent trader and speculator, and one of the largest land owners in the State. He is a native of the Blue Grass State, born in Adair County in 1836, and is a son of John and Sarah (Williams) Greever, both natives of Virginia. The father was born in the year 1807, and when but a small boy went with his parents to Kentucky. There the mother came with her parents also, when a child, and there they grew to mature years and married. Afterward the father tilled the soil, and being energetic and industrious he met with more than ordinary success. His death occurred in Kentucky in 1846. Mr. Greever’s grandfather, Abraham Greever, was born in the Old Dominion, but at an early date settled in Russell County, Kentucky, where he died about 1850. As a tiller of the soil he was very successful. His father, Philip Greever, was born in England. but when grown came to America. This was prior to the Revolutionary War, in which he served through the eight years of that struggle. He was under Gen. Greene, and fired the first gun at...

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Biography of John Stotts

JOHN STOTTS. – While many have wrought faithfully and well in forwarding the interests of our county and in developing the resources that nature has lavishly bestowed here, there has none, doubtless, been more faithful and enterprising and steady in the prosecution of the industry that his hand found to do than the venerable pioneer, esteemed citizen and genial gentleman whose life’s history we now endeavor to chronicle in brief outline. Mr. Stotts has been well and favorably known here for over one-third of a century and is today beloved and cherished by all who have the pleasure of his acquaintance. On January 23, 1826, Mr. Stotts was born in Adair county, Kentucky, and the years of his minority were spent in the faithful service of his parents on their farm, and when he was twenty-two years of age he began action for himself on the plane of life’s battlefield. In the spring of 1850 he went to Missouri, taking a ranch in the southwest part of Spring River county and to the cultivation and improvement of this land he bent his energies for fourteen years and then sold it and with ox teams crossed the plains to Lagrande, landing here in the summer of 1864. He stopped in what was known as the old town, where he remained till 1883, doing a general cabinet-making business, having learned this...

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Grider, Waitsville – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Grider Laid To Rest Vetern Buried Yesterday With Family and Friends Attending Funeral services were said yesterday over the remains of Waitsville Grider who died early in the week. Three generations, descendents of the deceased, were in attendance at the funeral. Death resulted from cancer. Waitsville Grider was married to Minerva S. Beard August 1st, 1851, in Adair county, KY. He was born and raised in that section and their home was made there for a time, later moving with his family to Watson, MO., in September, 1878. Then he went to Caldwell, Kansas, from where he came west to La Grande in April, 1908. Mr. Grider enrolled in the army September, 1861, in the 19th regiment Kentucky volunteers, and was discharged in 1865. he was the father of 12 children and was survived by seven of them, all of whom were by his bedside during his illness, except one is in Alaska and could not be communicated with. His children included: Fannie Stepp of Boise, Lizzie Brown of Portland, Mollie Buck, R. B. Grider and W. T. Grider of la Grande He had 21 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, and five of his grandchildren attended the funeral. Mrs. Mollie Buck’s two daughters and three children of C. L. Grider making these five. La Grande Evening Observer, December 20, 1912, Front Page Contributed by:Sue...

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Adair County, Kentucky Census Records

1790 Adair County, Kentucky Census Records Free 1790 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free Hosted at Adair County Kentucky, KYGenWeb 1790 Adair County, Kentucky Census Index Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1800 Adair County, Kentucky Census Records Free 1800 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1802 Adair County, Kentucky Census Records Hosted at Adair County Kentucky, Kentucky GenWeb 1802 Adair County, Kentucky Tax List 1810 Adair County, Kentucky Census Records Free 1810 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free Hosted at Adair County USGenWeb Archives Project 1810 Adair County Kentucky Federal Census – Surname Owens 1810 Adair County Kentucky Census Hosted at Adair County Kentucky, KYGenWeb 1810 Adair County, Kentucky Census 1810 Adair County, Kentucky Census Index Hosted at Census Guide 1810 U.S. Census Guide 1820 Adair County, Kentucky Census Records Free 1820 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1820 Adair County, Kentucky Census Images $ Hosted at Adair County USGenWeb Archives Project 1820 Adair County, Kentucky Census Hosted at Adair County Kentucky, KYGenWeb 1820 Adair County, Kentucky Census Hosted at Census Guide 1820 U.S. Census Guide 1830 Adair County, Kentucky Census Records Free 1830 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14...

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Adair County, Kentucky Cemetery Records

Hosted at Adair County USGenWeb Archives Project Antioch Cemetery Bardin Family Cemetery Campbell Cemetery Cane Valley Cemetery Chappell Cemetery Estes-McKinney Cemetery Hancock Cemetery Hiter Cemetery Jones Chapel Cemetery Parnell Cemetery (partial listing?) Sexton Cemetery Shepard Cemetery Taylor/Wesley Cemetery Womack Cemetery Hosted at Adair County, Kentucky KYGenWeb Bailey Cemetery Barnett’s Creek Cemetery Ben-Allen Cemetery Breeding Cemetery Burbridge Cemetery Callison Murrell Cemetery Chappell Cemetery Columbia City Cemetery Freedom Church Cemetery Hiter Cemetery Partial Listing Loy Cemetery McGaha Cemetery McKinney/Estes Cemetery Mitchell Cemetery Murrell Cemetery Parker Cemetery Pellington Cemetery Partial Listing Pollard’s Chapel Salt Peter Cave Road & Hwy 61 Shepherd Cemetery Smith Family Cemetery PDF Tabernacle Cemetery Partial Listing White Family Cemetery Headstone Photo Index Columbia Cemetery Hiter Cemetery Loy Cemetery Morris-Grant Cemetery Pelley-Rubarts Cemetery Ragan Cemetery Tabernacle Cemetery White Cemetery Transcribed by Transcribed by Tania Colbert Patrick Tupman Cemetery Hosted at Womack Genealogy Network Womack Cemetery Hosted at Parnell Genealogy Jones Chapel Cemetery Parnell Cemetery Hosted at Interment.net Bennett Cemetery...

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