Location: Bath County KY

Biography of Shiloah Gill

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Shiloah Gill, an old Mexican soldier, and one of the pioneer settlers in Bowdre Township, was born at Gill’s Mills, Bath County, Kentucky, September 11, 1827, and is a son of Samuel C. Gill, who was a son of Capt. Thomas Gill, a Revolutionary soldier and a son of the Irish waif (see history of the Gill family in America, by Thomas F. Gill). Samuel C. Gill was born in the state of South Carolina November 22, 1783, and was reared on a farm. He was wedded to Sarah Malone, a daughter of Jonathan and Mary Malone, the latter of whom lived to be nearly one hundred years old. The family came from Tennessee and settled in Montgomery County, Kentucky, later removing to Boone County, Indiana, where she died. Samuel Gill and wife were very poor, their stock of goods consisting of one bay pony, one dollar in money and a feather bed. They packed all on the back of the pony and settled in Bath County, Kentucky. He built a mill, one of the first built in that section. He after-ward entered large bodies of land in Putnam Montgomery, Boone and Henry counties, Indiana, and also entered several tracts in what is now Douglas County. It looks as if this old gentleman foresaw everything and...

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Biography of Harrison Gill

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now It is fitting that in the biographies of the early settlers of the County some mention should be made of Harrison Gill, who entered among the first land here and lived near Camargo. The grandfather of Mr. Gill was born in Ireland. He came to America and settled m Virginia. His son, Samuel Cresswell Gill, r moved from Virginia to Kentucky and settled in Bath County. Here, on the Licking river, he built Gill’s mills, a noted point in that part of that state. He married Sarah Malone, by whom he had a large family of children, of whom Harrison Gill was the oldest, born in June, 1808. On arriving at the age of twenty-one he found himself in possession of a few hundred dollars, which his father advised him to invest in western lands. He accordingly traveled on horseback to Illinois, first to his uncle, Thomas Gill, in Cumberland County. He found his uncle busy shingling the roof of a house, and he told young Gill if he would help him finish the shingling he would go with him to Coles County in search of land. The first point above Charleston where they found any one living was Major Ashmore, at the mouth of Brushy Fork. North of that he came to an Indian camp,...

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Biographical Sketch of Matthew Bushby

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Matthew Busby, of Ireland, was a weaver by trade. He came to America and settled first in Delaware, from whence he removed to Bath Co., Ky., at an early date. He had seven sons, one of whom, James, married Nancy Lewis, of Delaware, by whom he had eleven children Isaac, Rolley, John, James, Hiram, Lewis, Granville, Elizabeth, Lucretia, Amanda, and Malinda. Lewis and James settled in Missouri. The former married Eliza McClannahan, of Kentucky, and settled in Missouri in...

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Biography of John T. Denton, Hon.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Hon. John T. Denton. While John T. Denton had been a staid and substantial banker, business man and public spirited citizen of Grenola and Elk County for over thirty years, he had covered a great deal of territory in the course of his earlier experiences, and he came through difficulties and hardships on the road to success. He was left an orphan boy in Kentucky, was reared in the home of relatives, started out to make his own way in the world when sixteen, and had always considered it fortunate that he came to Kansas in the early days of the state, and had found his real destiny in her commonwealth. Mr. Denton was born at Wyoming, Bath County, Kentucky, March 9, 1850. His ancestors were English people who settled in Virginia in Colonial days. His great-grandfather was born in Virginia, and as a young man crossed the mountains into Kentucky. Mr. Denton’s grandfather was William Denton, who spent many years of his life in Kentucky as a farmer, but died at Huntsville, Indiana, in 1850. Abraham Denton, the father of the Grenola banker, was born in Bath County, Kentucky, and died at Wyoming in that locality in 1855. He spent all his life in Bath County, was a farmer, stockman, merchant and a hotel proprietor....

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Bath County, Kentucky Census Records

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Bath County, Kentucky Cemetery Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Hosted at Bath County USGenWeb Archives Project Adams Cemetery Conn Cemetery Davis Cemetery Garrett’s Cemetery Hartgrove Cemetery Anderson Cemetery Barnes & Lewis Cemetery Boyd Cemetery #1 Boyd Cemetery #2 Boyd Cemetery #3 Bradshaw Cemetery Bramble Cemetery Brown Cemetery Buther Cemetery Carpenter Cemetery Carpenter Cemetery Cave Run Cemetery Coyle Cemetery Crouch-Craig Cemetery Davis Cemetery Lower Salt Lick Cemetery – Partial Ginter Cemetery, a.k.a. Leatherwood Cemetery Ginter Cemetery Goodpaster #1 Cemetery Goodpaster #2 Cemetery Goodpaster #3 Cemetery Gudgell Cemetery Hunt Cemetery Jones Cemetery Jones Cemetery , (A – H surnames) Jones Cemetery , (I – Z surnames) Kendall Springs Cemetery Knox Hill Cemetery Little Slate Cemetery Mockbee Cemetery Morgan Cemetery Norris Cemetery Oldfield Cemetery Otis Cemetery Peeled Oak Church Cemetery Perry Cemetery Polksville Cemetery Shields Cemetery Slate Valley Church Cemetery Springfield Church Cemetery Stigall Cemetery Toy Cemetery Treadway Cemetery Warner Cemetery White Sulphur Cemetery Hosted at Interment.net Warner Cemetery...

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