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Edgar Warren Knight

Edgar Warren Knight was born 16 Oct 1906 to James Edgar Knight (1867 – 1935) and Birdie Walker Griffin Knight (1877 – 1945). E. Warren Knight of Henderson,…

Crowder’s Saloon

Crowder’s Saloon at the corner of Fourth and Adams streets in 1905. Will Schoepflin, left, and Joe Ellis are tending bar. Will Schoepflin was father of Herbert Schoepflin,…

Posthumous Works of the Reverend and Pious JAMES M’GREADY

Posthumous Works of the Reverend and Pious JAMES M’GREADY, Late Minister of the Gospel in Henderson, KY. 1837 Sketch Of The Character Of The Rev. James M’Gready, By…

Baking pies keeps ‘Miz Dorothy’ young

Baking pies keeps ‘Miz Dorothy’ youngBy Sara Anne Corrigan HENDERSON – It’s 9a.m. and Dorothy Edmonds, who has been at work since 7 a.m., is about up to…

Thomas B Bentley

Thomas “Tom” B Bentley was born in Virginia around 1832. Thomas Bentley and two brothers, Lewis and George, were bought as a slaves in Virginia and they were…

Louis C Klee

Louis Conrad Klee was born 10 April 1863 to Henry Klee (1818 – 1888) and Clara Kratz Klee (1827 – 1899). Brother of undertakers John Klee (1852 –…

Henry D Kloke

Henry Deatrich Kloke was born 5 Oct 1895 to John W.B. Kloke (1859 – 1937) and Louisa Grabbe Kloke (1861 – 1936). Henry married Clara K W Weckner…

Herbert L Schoepflin

Herbert “Herb” Lewis Schoepflin was born 1 Apr 1904 to William “Will” Schoepflin (1869 – 1958) and Susan Ellen “Sudie” McLaughlin (1872 – 1953). Herb married Elizabeth F…

Sam Stone

Sam Stone was a cobbler who ran a store at 1322 Powell Street for 33 years. Sam Stone died 22 September 1951 and was buried at Mt Pisgah…

I B Walker

I B Walker was a dealer in shelf hardware, edge tools, stoves, ranges, and mantels. His hardware store was located at 108 N Main Street. He was also…

Andrew Friedrich

Andrew Friedrich was born 28 Jun 1862 in Brensbach, Odenwaldkreis, Hessen, Germany. Andrew Friedrich emigrated to the United States, sailing from Hamburg Germany, on 11 Oct 1888. Andrew…

Dr Karl H Beyer

Karl Henry Beyer was born 28 Jul 1887 Paducah, Kentucky, to Johann Conrad Beyer (1848-1928) and Katherine M. Lehrer (1860-1903). Karl married Lennie M. Beadles Beyer (1883-1977). The…