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Calloway County

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Early days in southwestern KY are recalled in this meaty new 65-page booklet titled: Calloway County, Kentucky, USA The 8.5 x 11 spiral-bound booklet is from: History of Calloway County Kentucky 1931, compiled by The Ledger and Times. The tri-color front cover is printed on 80# card stock and has been protected with a vinyl sheet. The text is printed 3 columns wide on 60# opaque paper. Among the many subjects included are: Location and topography, Colonel Richard Calloway and John L. Murray, Early settlers, such as James Steward, David Jones, Banester Wade, William Chester, Samuel Watson, William Derrington, the Duncan family, Williams Sutherland, William Jones, John Harp, John Swift, Luke Langston, the Sperry family, John Swift, John Harp, the Pools, Meltons, Boggesses, Wickers, Merrimans, Baileys, Garretts, Dunns, Skaggs and others; a list of residents from 1830; the First Christian Church with a list of pastors and names of many members; South Pleasant Grove Methodist Church; Murray Church of Christ; Murray Methodist Church; Murray Baptist Church; the Murray Male and Female Institute; Murray State Teachers College; Treman Baucum and the Jackson Purchase Oil Company; Calloway men in the Civil War, and a passage from John Ellison's Civil War Diary; The Kentucky Stompers Orchestra and Early musical bands and dramatic groups; A visit from Frank and Jesse James; the hanging of Pud Diggs; the first telephone; Railroads; Brandon's Mill; Towns in Callowary -- Murray, Hazel, Lynn Grove, Kirksey, Crossland, New Concord, Newberg, etc.; Origin of Names of towns; Early newspapers, including the Ledger and Times; Murry High School; Early marriages (many names); Various Businesses; Murray Lodge 105 (many names), Murray Woman's Club, American Legion, the Arts and Crafts Club, United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Business and Professional Women's Club of Murray, Calloway and World War I, and The Magazine Club; County Officials (many names); Birthplace of the Radio, and many interesting tidbits of local history. Individual Biographies (many with photos), which often shed light on the area and times as well as providing specific genealogical data, are included for: Colonel A.P. Thompson, E. J. Beale, automobile dealer, J.H. and R. W. Churchill, funeral directors; Nat Ryan, merchant; R. Hillman Thurman, Mayor Ed Filbeck, Gov. Flem Sampson, George Samuel Hart, H.P. Wear, Galen M. Thurman, Charles Robley Lee, J.S. Duvall, C.T. Rushing, J.M. Imes, Jesse T. Wallis, Richard Hall Hood, Claude Anderson, J.O. Chambers, Mrs. Mary Neale (county clerk), William Carroll Farmer, W.C. Holland, Vernon B. Gardner, J.E. Johnson, James Terry Cochran, Carl Kingins, Charlie B. Grogan, Nat Gibbs, Robert Prentiss Holland, Jim R. McDaniel, Judge E.P. Phillips, Dr. Ben Butler Keys, A.O. Woods, C. Ray, Dr. Finnie E. Crawford, George Dudley Johnson, Charles F. Dale, Judge Allen S. Brooks, C.B. Fulton, Joe T. Lovett, Napoleon B. Barnett, H.T. Waldrop, Perry H. Thornton, J. Wheeler Denham, Thomas W. Fain, C.W. Drinkard, Edwin S. Diuguid, J. Frank Berry, Judge Callie A. Hale, W. B. Gilbert, Henry I. Neely, Thomas H. Stokes, Joe W. Houston, Elbert A. Lassiter, Ewing M. Farmer, John McElrath Meloan, Lee Clark, Prof. M.O. Wrather, Robert S. Jones, Warren Stanley Swann, R.H. Falwell, Dr. B.F. Berry, M.L. Whitnell, Dr. Hugh M. McElrath, I. Wells Purdom, Lewis Beaman, Dr. W.H. Mason, Ben Grogan, the Sexton Brothers, Dr. Rainey T. Wells, James Fleming Hays, chief of police, W.P. Dulaney, Charles Hill Bradley, Linn Boyd, and M.D. Holton.

Calloway County, KY
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Cover of Calloway County History

Sources: Calloway County, Kentucky, USA; History of Calloway County Kentucky
Authors: J.H. Battle, W.H. Perrin, G.C. Kniffin, G.C. Kniffin, Ron Graves
Original Publication Year: 1931
Original Publisher: The Ledger and Times
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