CUMBERLAND COUNTY, KENTUCKY HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHIES


16 Pages, 8.5"x11", Map, Full Name Index, Soft Bound,
2002 Reprinted by Mountain Press, KY-0215, $5.00

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The information for this publication was taken from two sources, the first is History of Kentucky written by Lewis Collins 1882 and the other is KENTUCKY: A History of the State written by W. H. Perin, J. H. Battle, and G. C. Kniffin in 1885.

Cumberland County, Kentucky was the thirty-second county formed from Green County in 1798 and named after the Cumberland River which runs through it. The biographical material was submitted by the families at the time and are not just prominent families.

Example:
GRANVILLE B. McGEE was born November 25, 1829. His father, Jacob McGee, born in Wayne County, KY in 1806 was a farmer and was married in 1824 to Miss Sarah Jones, a daughter of Landy and Lucy (Farrow) Jones, both born near Richmond, Virginia....

 

Surnames Included in This Publication

ALEXANDER, ALLEN

BAKER, BARRON, BINNS, BLEDSOE, BOLES, BOULDIN, BOYD

CHEATHAM, CHEEK, CLIFTON, CLOYD, COE, COFER, CONOVER, COX, CUNNINGHAM

DIXON, DULWORTH

EDWARDS, ELLIOTT, EMMONS, ESTON

FEASE, FRANK

GRANT, GRIGSBY, GRISSOM

HAGGARD, HARRIS, HASKINS, HINDS, HUNTER

JOHNSON, JONES

KING

LAWHON, LETCHER, LEWIS

McGEE, MARTIN, MASON, MILLER, MITCHELL, MORGAN, MOSS

NUNN

OWSLEY

PHELPS

RITCHEY, ROBERTSON, ROBINSON

SANDIDGE, SCOTT, SPEARS, SWEET

THURMAN

VAUGHAN

WADE, WALKER, WALLACE, WATHALL, WELLS, WHITLEY, WILES, WILLIAMS, WILLIS

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