AMOS, William, Departed this life in Harford County, in Maryland on the 26th day of the 2nd month, 1814, in the 97th year of his age, William Amos, a much revered member of the Society of Friends, and seventy-six (76) years a minister thereof. It was in the early part of his life, while exercising the functions of an officer in the militia, that it was revealed to him that the Kingdom of Christ was a "peaceful kingdom." Therefore conferring not with flesh and blood, he was obedient to the Heavenly vision, resigned his commission and united himself in religious fellowship with the Society of Friends, hath ever since continued his exertions, successfully we believe, both by precepts and example, to turn men to righteousness. His own life was indeed an exemplification of meekness, piety, resignation, benevolence and charity. He was a great promoter of peace and justice, and was frequently called on by his fellow citizens to perform the Christian duty of mediator, and he had the satisfaction to find that his exertions to restore harmony were very generally crowned with success. In the year 1806 as many of his descendants as could be conveniently notified, were convened, at his particular request. In Friends Meeting House on Lombard Street in Baltimore, to the number of about one hundred and fifty, when he very pathetically and affectionately addressed them on the subject of their everlasting welfare. One of his great-great-grandchildren was present on this occasion. This venerable patriarch was the father of numerous progeny, amounting it is believed to nearly 300. The following is a correct return of them so far as hath been ascertained: -- children-16; grand-children, 92; great-grand-children, 133; great-great-grand-children, 8. Total, 250
Source: Found in the Amos Family File At the Paris-Bourbon Co. Library

ARNOLD, William E., committed suicide at Paris, Ky., May 22, age 19. (June 14, 1831)
Source: National Intelligencer, as pub. in the NGSQ, vol 55, No. 1, March 1967, submitted by K. Torp

BAIRD, James Andrew, 91 years old, died this forenoon at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. John Gregg, on High street. The funeral will be held at the Mount Zion church in Harrison county, Saturday morning at 11 o?clock, the funeral party leaving Mrs. Gregg?s home at 8:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Baird cemetery at Mt. Zion. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Elie Redd. Mr. Baird is survived by two daughters, Mrs. John Gregg, of Paris, and Mrs. C. D. Temple of Winchester; three sons, W. Elie Baird of Paris, Dr. J. W. Baird of Sadieville, and S. K. Baird of Irving. Source: Lexington Herald (10 Mar. 1922) transcribed by FoFG MZ

BAILEY, Charles Kirtley, 68 years old, well known farmer of the Millersburg road, and known to his friends as "Kirt" or "The Mayor of Coleville," died Thursday afternoon, May 28, after an illness of some duration which had become serious in the past month. The body was removed to the Whaley Funeral Home where it remained for funeral services held Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock with the Rev. J. R. Jones and the Rev. O. E. Turner officiating. Burial in the Battle Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers, J. Arch Bailey Jr., Charles Lucky Thos.Hickman, Aubrey Waits, Ira Monson, and W. W. Phillips. Honorary pallbearers, John F. McDaniel Jr., B. F. Bedford, Frazier Ravenscraft, Charles Wiglesworth, John L. Cummins, Virgil Florence, Simon Cobb, and S. J. McClintock. Mr Bailey was born May 7, 1874, in the home where he died, a son of the late Henry and Nancy Talbott Bailey, both members of prominate families of that section, and his entire life was spent in the Colville community. He was a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church, joining in boyhood and belongs to the Cynthiana Chapter of St. Andrews Lodge, No. 18, F.& A. M. He was active in political circles, being an ardent Republican. Mr. Bailey had never married and his only survivors are two brothers, R. T. Bailey of San Franciso, and J. Arch Bailey, of Colville.
Source: Cynthiana Democrat, Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky, Page 4, 4 June 1942

BATSON, Amanda Kirtley, who died Saturday morning at her residence at 431 Walnut Street, were held there yesterday. The Rev. L. J. Spencer, of the Central Christian Church, conducted the services. She was 75 years of age. The body will be taken this morning to Millersburg for burial. Source: : Lexington Herald 22 Mar. 1915 transcribed by FoFG MZ

BRENT, John, cashier of the Citizen's National Bank, of Paris, Ky., and a most prominent, upright and respectable citizen, died of paralysis, aged fifty-five years. Source: The Breckenridge News (Cloverport, KY) ? Wednesday, June 8, 1892 [Submitted by Jim Dezotell]

BRYAN, Dr. Robert Kenney

Dr. Robert Kenney Bryan, aged 59 years, while retuning from fishing along the L. & N. railroad, near Glen Kenney, this county, Wednesday morning about 10 o'clock, was struck by a south-bound passinger train No.12, fracturing his skull at the base of the brain and inflicting internal injuries from which he died a few minutes after reaching the St. Joseph's Hospital, Lexington, where he was hurriedly taken in the hope of saving his life. Dr. Bryan was deaf and did not hear the warning whistle of the engine as it bore don upon him and the engineer not knowing he was deaf did not slow down until it was too late to keep from striking him. He was rendered unconsicoius by the impact and did not regain consciousness before his death. Dr. Bryan was a half-brother of Dr. F.F. Bryan, president ot the Lexinton Automobile Company who upon receipt of the sad accident hurried to the hospital and remained until the life of the injured man flickered out. Dr. Bryan was in the hospital corps of a Missouri regiment during the Spanish-American war and after returning he in company with the other members of the hospital corps, were mustered out of service. After leacvint the army he practiced his profession as a dentist in Kansas City, Mo., and Georgetown Ky., but lately he became so deaf that he abandoned his practice. He graduated from the Philadelphia College in 1876. At the time of the accident he was visiting Mr. Jasper Offut, an uncle of his Half-brother, Dr. F.F. Bryan. He had been fising at the nearby pond and was retuning home a foot when the accident occrurred. Besides Dr. F.F. Bryan where is one other half-brother, Geo. O. Bryan, of Little Rock, Ark., and Mrs. Ella B. Rogers, of Georgetown. His burial services took place yesterday morning at 10:30 o'clock on the Kerr farm in Fayette county. Bourbon News, 23 April 1909 [Submitted by Teresa Haynes Rigney]

CANADY, Mrs. John Will of Paris, died today at the home of her sister, Mrs. Rhoda Pope, in Newport. The body will be brought to Paris for burial Sunday afternoon. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Source: Lexington Herald (12 Mar. 1921) transcribed by FoFG MZ

CLINE, William - William Cline aged about about 65 years died in Lexington Wednesday night after a long illness. Mr. Cline was a bachelor and a son of the late David Cline, of this city. The remains were brought to this city last evening by undertaker Geo. W. Davis. Funeral services will be held at the grave in the Paris cemetery this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock conducted by Elder Carey E. Morgan. Bourbon News (23 April 1909) [Submitted by Teresa Haines Rigney]

COX, Charles, YOURSELF AND FAMILY are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of Charles, son of William H. and Lizzie R. Cox this afternoon, (Friday), at two oclock. Services by the Rev. Mr. Gregg. January 10, 1862 Maysville, Kentucky as pub. in WESTERN CITIZEN - PARIS, (BOURBON CO.), KY NOV 13, 1857 Vol 9-2 pg. 97 - Contributed by Mrs. Ora W. Clough - Transcribed by Joanne Scobee Morgan

DAVIS, Garrett, Hon. Garrett Davis died at his home in Paris, Ky., yesterday morning at 6 o'clock, in the 72d year of his age. . . . .no other detailed information as pub. in New Albany Ledger Standard September 23, 1872 submitted by spc

HAYDEN, Wilford, Died April 13th, 1889, at his residence 9 miles west of this place, of pneumonia, Wilford Hayden, aged 76 years, 6 months and 5 days.

Mr. Hayden was well known in this county. He was born in Bourbon county, Ky., October 12, 1812, and was married to Scena Powers of Boone county, Ky., August 31, 1837. He moved to Missouri in 1848 and settled on a farm about 4 miles north of this place, where he resided for some years, when he moved to this city where he lived until 1866, when he moved to a farm nine miles west of here where he resided until his death. He was engaged in work on his farm when he was taken suddenly ill, and by the time he reached his home he had to be lifted to his bed, from he never arose. He suffered intensely for 9 days and despite the best medical skill and the loving attention of his aged companion and children death claimed him, and his spirit passed into the great beyond. He was a kind husband and father, an obliging neighbor and will be missed by the home circle as well as by his friends and acquaintances. His remains were interred in the quiet country church yard near his residence in the presence of his sorrowing family and friends. M. J. D. [Montgomery Standard, April 26, 1889 - Sub by Gail Hartman]

HEDGES, J.W., died at his home in Paris Sunday night. as pub. in Winchester Democrat April 7, 1896

HUGHES, Jane, on Tues the 30th Mrs. Jane Hughes consort of James Hughes of this county. Buried Wed. with her tender infant which had expired a few days previously. Left husband and four small children. as pub. in Western Citizen May 8, 1816

JOHNSTON, Lt. William J., Second Lt. William J. Johnston, 20 years old, son of Mr. and Mrs. F.C. Johnston was killed in an airplane accident near El Paso, TX. He was born in Paris, December 11, 1923. He graduated June 1942 from the Paris High School. Besides his parents he is survived by two brothers Thomas Johnston, Louisville, and Frank Johnston of Paris. His maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mason Phillips of Frankfort, and three uncles Leo L. Johnston, Louisville, Prince Phillips, Versailles and William Mason Phillips, London, Ohio. Funeral services will be held at 9 o'clock Thursday morning at the Church of the Annunciation, with the Rev. Father Joseph Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Pallbearers will be William Shriver, Mary George L. Doyle, James Gorey, Hamlett Collier, James McCarthy and Sello Wollsteirn. as pub. in The Kentuckian Citizen July 18, 1944

KEESE, Carrie Wilson, After months of terrible suffering, Mrs. Charles F. Keese died. She was born in this county Nov 30, 1832. Her maiden name was Carrie Wilson and she was the daughter of Thomas Wilson formerly of this county. She married Peter Hedges of Bourbon County in 1854 and had one child Mr. John T. Hedges of Bourbon County. in 1869 she married C.F. Keese. as pub. in Mt Sterling Advocate December 12, 1897

KENNEDY, Reverend Thomas, At the residence of his son-in-law, Samuel J. Gould, in Crawford County, Illinois, on the 18th of September last, Rev. Thomas Kennedy, in the 85th year of his age. He was born in Virginia, on the 24th March, 1773, came with his father, Thomas Kennedy, Sr., to Kentucky in 1779; was reared in Bourbon County, and removed in early manhood to the Green River country, where he resided a few years in the counties of Logan and Christian, and then migrated to Illinois, where he spent the remainder of his life. "The Realist," a paper published at Palestine, Illinois, this speaks of the deceased. Mr. Kennedy professed religion when twenty four years of age, at which time he connected himself with the Old Baptist Church, in which he was a consistent member for some sixty years. He was also upward of fifty years a minister in the same church, which office he filled with much ability, for his opportunities, and great acceptance of the people. As far is yet known, Mr. Kennedy and old father McCord, known by many of the citizens of this county, a minister of the Methodist Church were the first ministers who ever preached the Gospel west of the Wabash River. Mr. K. came to this county in the year 1809, making him one of the very earliest of its settlers, having lived in or near Palestine for some forty-eight years. He took an active part in the Indian war which disturbed the peace of the early settlers of this county. At the time the Hutson family were murdered by the Indians, near where Hutsonville now stands, he lived in Palestine, and came near losing his own life in pursuit of a party of Indians, who killed four of his party and wounded several others.*****For some twenty years Mr. Kennedy was Probate Judge of this county, which office he filled with much ability and great acceptance, (until he declined a further acceptance of it). As far as we have ever heard , he was held by all to be a man of undoubted piety, in whom the spirit of the Gospel required. He never spoke evil or complained of any but himself. He was a man of strong faith, and much assurance with God through Christ.*****In his death, an honored link has been broken which has so long connected us with the past; and so another and another will be broken until all pass away. J.M.A. Palestine, Crawford County, Illinois September 21, 1857 as pub. in WESTERN CITIZEN - PARIS, (BOURBON CO.), KY NOV 13, 1857 Vol 9-2 pg. 97 - Contributed by Mrs. Ora W. Clough - Transcribed by Joanne Scobee Morgan

MCCARTNEY, Artecia, 55 years old, widow of Charles D. McCartney, formerly of Fleming county, died last night at the home of her daughter in Paris. She is survived by one daughter, Miss Mary D. McCartney, Paris; one brother, George Saunders, Wallingford, Fleming county; four sisters: Mrs. M. Day and Mrs. Louise Hickerson, Bourbon county; Mrs. Minnie Walton and Miss Mary Carpenter, Fleming county. The body was taken to Flemingsburg this afternoon for burial. Source: Lexington Herald (27 Jan. 1921) transcribed by FoFG MZ

MCINTYRE,Mrs. Laura - Mrs. Laura McIntyre; wife of Mr. Robert McIntyre, formerly of Paris, died at her home in Rushville, Indiana, Wednesday morning after a long illness of tuberculosis. Besides her husband, she is survived by one child. Mr. McIntyre is a nephew of Mrs. Nannie Ransdall, of Paris, and a son of the late Mr. Joseph McIntyre, a Confederate soldier, who married Miss Maggie Honey, of Paris. The Bourbon News, Paris, Kentucky (14 Feb 1919) [Submitted by Rick Evans]

MCMILLAN, Josie Shawhan, formerly of Paris, died this week at her home in >Cincinnati. She had been married three times, the first to August Gutzeit, Paris; second to Rufus Stivers, Paris; and third to Mr. McMillan, Cincinnati, all of whom survive her. She is also survived by her parents, Mrs. Annie Shawhan, Cincinnati, and Joseph Shawhan, Cynthiana; two children, Rufus and Mamie Harris Stivers. The burial took place this morning in Battle Grove cemetery at Cynthiana. Source: Lexington Herald (27 Jan. 1921) transcribed by FoFG MZ

MILLER, Alex S., age 86, Main Street, Millersburg, died Feb 1 2010 at Bourbon Heights Nursing Home. He was born Feb 25, 1923 in Lexington, KY, son of the late Alex S. Miller, Sr. and Ethel Johnson Miller. He was a graduate of Millersburg Military Institute and Duke University and was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha and the Millersburg United Methodist Church. He is survived by a daughter, Catherine (Bill) Wells, Millersburg; and a grandson, Alex Wells, Millersburg. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bette O. Miller and a son Michael S. Miller.

MILLER, John, died near Curd's Ferry- murdered by negro slave. Deceased was the second son of Major John Miller, who emigrated to this country at a most hazardous and momentous crisis and from the village of Millersburg. as pub. in Paris Weekly Advertiser November 10, 1827

MOORE, Susan Rebecca, daughter of Mr. William Moore, died Thursday. as pub. in Paris Weekly Advertiser May 3, 1828

NORTHCUTT, Benjamin, aged 85 years, died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Julia Jones in this county, He was the father of T. M. Northcutt. Mr Northcutt was born in 1790 in Fredrick County, Va., and moved to Kentucky at the age of 8, with his father, Jeremiah Northcutt, who was a soldier of the Revolution. Mr. Northcutt, (Benjamin) remained in Kentucky until he removed to Missouri in 1852. The deceased was a soldier in the War of 1812 and was in the bloody battle of the Thames, Leaves three daughters and one son (Copied from Columbus (Mo) Statesman) as pub. in Paris True Kentuckian January 20, 1875

OSBORN, Thomas, Of a paralytic stroke on Saturday the 27th, Thomas Osborn of this town. as pub. in Western Citizen May 8, 1816

OVERTON, Waller, died at his residence in Fayette County on the 22nd.,inst. in the 79th years of his age. He was a Revolutionary Soldier and one of the first settlers of this county. He was a native of Virginia, and emigrated onto this state in the year 1776. as pub. in Paris Weekly Advertiser November 3, 1827

PEDE, Mary, 12 year old daughter of J.J. Pede of Millersburg, died from gastric fever Sunday, She was a niece of Mr. I. F. Tabb and Mrs F.W. Bassett who attended the funeral. as pub. in Mt Sterling Advocate July 21, 1896

SANFORD, Lynn, 5 months old son of R. H. Burris, died Thursday night. He was buried at North Middletown Saturday afternoon. Source: Lexington Herald (25Jan.1920) transcribed by FoFG MZ

TALBOTT, Henry, aged 78 years was found dead in bed. pub. in Winchester Democrat December 24, 1890

TALBOTT, Mary, Sunday at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. John Campbell, of Carlisle, Mrs. Mary Talbott, aged eighty-one years. The remains were buried at her old house near North Middletown. She was the former Miss Jeffries, of Bourbon County, and was related to the family of the same name here. Her son, Wm. H. Talbott, of this county, attended the funeral. pub. in Winchester Democrat November 19, 1901

TYLER, Margaret, aged 62, died at the home of her son, Norval Benton, in Winchester, on Sunday. The funeral service was at the Presbyterian Church on Tuesday and the burial was in the Winchester Cemetery. Her maiden name was Margaret Talbott, of Bourbon County. She was thrice married: first to Norval Benton, of Clark, then to Esq. Wm. S. Richart and J. C. Tyler, of our county. She was for some years a resident of our city. She leaves two sons: Prof. Robert Benton, of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Norval, with whom she lived. She was a devoted member of the Presbyterian Church. W. T. Tyler, of our city, was a pall bearer. as pub. in The Mt. Sterling Advocate, Wednesday December 8, 1909

WOOD, Dr. Chester E., 66, veterinarian and farmer, formerly of Bourbon Co. died at his home on the Bryan Station road in Fayette county Sunday, at 12:25 p m after a long illness. A son of the late Bennett and Addie Edwards Wood, he was born in Bourbon county. He graduated form the Cincinnati Veterinary college in 1917, and served in the Veterinary Corps of the Army in Panama during W W 1. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Lillian Donaldson Wood, his step mother Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Wood, Lexington. Burial at the Paris Cemetery. (July 8, 1957)