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When Thomas S. Moberly, M.D. died December 14, 1884, he was so highly thought of in Madi-son and surrounding counties that there were many expressions of grief and praise in the news-papers. A great host of friends and acquaintances attended the…

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In January of 1778 Daniel Boone and more than 30 other men left Fort Boonesborough for Lower Blue Licks, in northern Kentucky. As mentioned in last week's column, Blue Licks was the major salt-making place for the settlers. After boiling water for…

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Daniel Boone was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania on October 22, 1734 (Julian calendar) or November 2, 1734 (Gregorian calendar). The calendar was changed in 1752, so most authorities give the November date. Boone died on September 26, 1820 at the…

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Much has been written about Daniel Boone the explorer, but not much about Boone the Surveyor. Back in 1954, Williard Rouse Jillson, Vice President of the Kentucky Historical Society, published a small volume on this phase of Boone's life, entitled…

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The recent death of Mrs. Ed Wayman brought back a lot of memories of people of Richmond in the 1930s and 1940's. People who were mainly my Father's friends, but who also became mine. Mr. and Mrs. Wayman came to Richmond about the same time as my…

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In the book Chicago Originals by Kenan Heise and Ed Baumann there is a section on Rio Burke. To quote a paragraph in this section "Rio Burke, nee Ray Rucker of Richmond, Ky., was married to dapper Dominick Roberto, alias Dan Roberts, a Capone…

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Back in 1906-07, William Harris Miller of Richmond published "History & Genealogies" of certain families, who had settled in the Madison County area.

Detailed descriptions were given of the families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin,…

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‘One of the earliest houses in the wilderness of Kentucky was built sometime prior to 1788. Since the house was erected at the time that all of Kentucky was just a county of Virginia, its pioneer builder, David Moore, named it "Virginia House."…

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Russell Roberts is the 14th known superintendent of the Madison County school system.

He is a native of Paris, Ky., and taught in Powell County before coming to Madison. He was the first head basketball coach at the merged Madison Central in 1955…

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The Old Turner Place is a ruined farm house on the Russell Broaddus farm on Tates Creek Pike. I am indebted to Mr. Broaddus and to George T. Turner for information on the house.

This Turner family came to Kentucky from North Carolina and trace…

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In my recent column on Mallory Springs, I promised to tell the "Legend of the Green-Faced Man." Here it is, as written by me and published in the Richmond Daily Register on August 25, 1945:

"For many years, the legend of the green-faced man has…

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In the fall of 1909, some 44 years after the end of that war between neighbors, County native David Chenault sought to identify all the Confederate army veterans residing in Madison County. Chenault, who served under Gen. John Hunt Morgan, identified…

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A young man of the Waco community went off to fight with the Confederate Army, but became a victim in one of those innumerable injustices of war. E.S. Dodd became a private in Co. D of Terry's Texas Rangers fighting in East Tennessee under…

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T.W. Tobin, a civil engineer who taught science at Central University in the late 1870s, was a creative experimenter and inventor. During his tenure at the university in Richmond he designed and constructed a pendulum instrument which, when operated…
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