Surname: Tandy

Biographical Sketch of John Davis Tandy

JOHN DAVIS TANDY. The subject of this sketch was born January 23, 1837, in Todd County, Ky., where he still retains his residence. His father, Nathaniel Mills Tandy, was born in 1810, in Christian County; he removed to Todd County, Ky., in 1834, where he died in 1881. He was the son of Mills Tandy, who was born in Virginia in 1780; moved to Barren County in 1808, where he remained six months; moved to Christian County in 1809, and died in Christian County, Ky., in 1861. His father was Henry Tandy, of Virginia. Subject’s mother, Mary E., daughter of John and Mary (Pendleton) Davis, was born in 1815 and died in 1843. To her and her husband, Nathaniel Mills Tandy, were born: Olivia (deceased) and our subject. To Nathaniel Mills Tandy and his second wife (Margaret J. Jesup), were born: Samuel R., Jesup M. and Charles E. Subject secured a good education and is a general reader of standard books and current literature. He was married October 23, 1860, to Miss Catherine, daughter of Preston L. and Elizabeth A. (Jesup) Yancy, of Crittenden County, Ky., and this union has been blessed with: Preston E., Robert M., Mary D. and Clarence. Subject is by profession a farmer, owning 700 acres of good and valuable land, which is finely improved and in a high state of cultivation. He is prudently...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles E. Tandy

CHARLES E. TANDY, one of Todd County’s young and enter-prising farmers and stock-breeders, was born November 12, 1860, in Todd County, Ky. He is a son of Dr. N. M. and Margaret J. (Jesup) Tandy. The latter was a daughter of Col. Samuel B. Jesup, born November, 1792, died August, 1866, and Catherine Jesup, born March 1795, died July, 1870. Subject’s father was born 1810, died July, 1881; his mother born 1819, died August, 1877. Parents were natives of Christian and Todd Counties respectively. Our subject received more than an ordinary education, having attended Fairview and Olmstead Academies two years and Bethel College one year, after which he engaged in farming at home. In November, 1882, he located where he now lives on what is called Col. Jesup’s farm; it consists of 250 acres of which 150 are in a good state of cultivation, improved with buildings, etc. Mr. Tandy is engaged in general farming and in breeding and training the best of Mambrino horses. Has a track on his farm and is energetic and active in procuring the finest quality of trotting stock. He was married November 23, 1882, to Miss Clara B. Layne, daughter of Alexander and A. M. (Elgin) Layne. This union is blessed with the birth of one child-David H. Mrs. Tandy is a member of the Methodist Episcopal...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Sarah A. Tandy

MRS. SARAH A. TANDY was born in Spottsylvania County, Va., October 28, 1809, where she was reared, and on the 16th of December, 1824, was married to Henry, son of Henry Tandy, of Orange County, Va., who was born in 1800; removed to Todd County, Ky., 1825, where he died in 1848. To them were born: John II ., Mary E. (Hall) and Oscar E. Subject’s father, John Davis, was born in Virginia; died 1826, aged forty-eight years. His wife, Mary (Pendleton), was born in Virginia; died 1844, age sixty-nine years. Their children are: Subject, as above, and Mary E., wife of Dr. N. M. Tandy, of Todd County. Mrs. Sara Tandy is engaged in farming, having 306 acres of good land on West Fork. She is a member of Bethel Baptist...

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