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Death Notices Via Newspapers



Source: Lexington Herald (23 Aug. 1896) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Ky., Aug. 22. – At Zelda, this county, John Lett killed Brack Hensley by cutting him in the abdomen. While drunk Hensley went into the store where Lett works and raised a row, finally assaulting him. Lett then used his knife and Hinsley died in eight minutes. Both were married and considered good citizens.



Lexington Herald (7 July 1909) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Ky., July 6. – The wife of County Clerk Mont Holt died at this place of consumption. Her age was thirty-two. Three small children survive.




Source: Lexington Herald (19 Jan. 1903) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Ky., Jan. 18. – Judge James E. Stewart, aged seventy, died at his home here from a stroke of paralysis sustained some time ago. He was one of the most prominent lawyers in Eastern Kentucky and was Criminal Judge of this district during the troublous time with the regulators in 1878. He had also been Commonwealth’s Attorney of the district previous to that.




Source: Lexington Herald (7 May 1901) transcribed by FoFG MZ
Ky., May 6. – Mathies Clevenger, a Baptist preacher living near Blaine, this county, died very suddenly.


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