Robertson County Kentucky
Obituaries and Death Notices
John Balligall, aged 65, a highly respected and well-to-do farmer of Robertson County, died after a week’s illness.[Daily Public Ledger Maysville, KY Wednesday, June 12,1907 ]
-Buried in Whiskey
Charles Bramlette, of Robertson County, and one of the oldest inhabitants in the county, was buried in Kentontown Sunday. Some times before his death he had the coffin hewn out of stone, in which he was buried. In his cellar he kept a barrel of old Bourbon which he requested to be poured over his remains. He wanted to be buried in a silk hat. His requests were fully carried out. The total expense of his burial was $1,000.[The Spout Springs Times-Spoutsprings, KY -Jan. 9, 1897 Vol 1 No 48 Page 1]
Burns, William H.
William H Burns, one of Robetrson County’s oldest and best known citizens, is dead at, the age of 82. He was a Confederate veteran and served two years as Sheriff of Robertson County.[Daily Public Ledger Maysville, KY Wednesday, June 12,1907]
B.F. Hedges, an old and wealthy citizen of Robertson County, died this week, aged eighty-five years. He was born in Bourbon County and moved to Robertson over fifty years ago. Mr. Hedges joined the Christian Church at Cane Ridge, Bourbon County under the preaching of Alexander Campbell.[The Evening Bulletin Maysville, Ky April 4, 1896]
W.B. Jett, of the firm of Wells & Jett, druggist , of Mt. Olivet, died after a short illness. For several years he was the County Clerk of Robertson County.[The Evening Bulletin Maysville, Ky April 1, 1893]
– In Robertson County, KY., on Saturday night, Oct 14, 1876, Mr. Fielding Moreland, aged about 87 yrs.
[Republished in "Bluegrass Roots" – Winter, 1986]
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