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Kentucky Ohio

An X Marks the Spot on the Ohio

“Twelve miles below the French grant, I came before the Little Sciota, a small rivulet on the same side, from the mouth of which a bar of rocks extends half across the Ohio. The channel at the upper end of the bar is near the Kentuckey shore—at the lower end it is close round the …

Kentucky Ohio

Hamilton Family Unidentified Photographs

Today I received a loan of several unidentified family photographs. Very few had any information about those pictured, but there was enough to make a positive identification on several. This grouping includes the children of Albert Hamilton and Eva Lena Gulley of Lewis County, Kentucky. Those known to be included in the photographs are Opal …

Kentucky Ohio

Buena Vista Girl Helps Lover Escape

“A Buena Vista Girl Assists Her Lover in Breaking Out of Jail at Vanceburg and Breaks in Herself” “A special to the Cincinnati Post from Vanceburg, Kentucky, says” “Last week Sam May and William Burns were incarcerated here for stoning the residence of the widow Ross at Fairview. Sunday afternoon Miss Maggie Bishop, 16, a …


Clearing the Battlefield

“With heavy hearts we not set about about the task of burying such of our poor fellows as were within reach. Always the saddest of a soldier’s duties, it was peculiarly so upon this occasion, for all felt that the rising sun would bring with it a repetition of this days horrors, and that perhaps, …

Kentucky Ohio

Arthur Pendleton Bagby

On a hillside overlooking the Ohio River and the town of Garrison, Kentucky, rests the son of William Marshall Bagby and Mahala Isbella Bruce. A veteran of the Spanish American War, having served in Fourth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company M of Circleville, Ohio, Arthur worked for the railroad until 1910 when he was seriously …

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