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Name Ohio County, KY
Archives Entries 77
Library Entries 6
Object Entries 1
Photograph Entries 7

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Papers - Awbrey, Thomas

Correspondence between Thomas Awbrey, Fordsville, Kentucky, and President Lyndon Baines Johnson relating to Awbrey's completion of an adult education class where he learned to read at age 71. Includes a newspaper clipping about Awbrey and information from the Lyndon B. Johnson Library, Austin, Texas.

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Records - Ward, Hezekiah

Papers chiefly of Hezekiah and Richard Ward of Ohio County, Kentucky. Promissory notes, 1857-79 (14 items); tax receipts, 1864-68 (4); telephone receipts, 1913-34 (44), and miscellaneous receipts, 1824-1947 (40); legal papers, 1873-1939 (14); essay and play, 189?; and genealogical data (2).

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Papers - Duncan, Wand Bolivar, 1884-1970

This collection includes Wand and Duncan family letters (1863-1917), and letters (1940-1960) about local history, which include information about Sue Munday, the Confederate guerrilla. There is also an account book of a general store at Paradise in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky and an account book with photographs of people and places in Ohio County, Kentucky in the late 1850s. Miscellaneous receipts and clippings are also present.

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Papers - Newton, Jesse

Letters to James Newton, Ohio County, Kentucky, from his brother Jesse Newton in Louisville, Kentucky concerning their milling business in Ohio County. Includes legal papers related to the division of Newton's land following his death. Also 1816 will of William Newton, James Newton's father, and undated will of James Newton.

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Centertown Baptist Church Centennial Celebration [program] -

Centennial Celebration program for Centertown Baptist Church, Centertown, Ky., 1907-2007. Includes Centertown Church history. 42 pages. 21.5 x 13.8 cm. (folded)

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Papers - Miller, William Makel, 1806-1886

Account book kept by William Makel Miller in the 1850s in Horse Branch, Ohio County, Kentucky

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Papers - Anonymous

Collection of recipes, chiefly from the Pennyrile area of western Kentucky.

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Papers - McKenney, John Oscar, 1879-1946

Three notebooks kept by John Oscar McKenney, a Beaver Dam, Kentucky physician. The books contain notes on physiology and on the characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and diseases.

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Papers - Grant, Erin M.

Paper: "Goal Posts and Parking Lots" written by Erin M. Grant for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.

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Records - Beulah Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Ohio County, Kentucky

Minute book of Beulah Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Ohio County, Kentucky. Includes articles of faith, minutes of meetings, and registers of elders, deacons, members, baptisms and marriages.

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Records - Methodist Episcopal Church, South - Ohio and McLean Counties, Kentucky

Register kept of Methodist Episcopal Church, South circuit that included Ohio County, Kentucky churches in Centertown, Ceralvo, Cromwell, Equality, Hopewell, McHenry, Point Pleasant, Providence, Rockport, and Taylor Town; and McLean County church in Island. Mostly membership lists, but also includes register of ministers, baptisms, and marriages.

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Papers - Brown, Anna Murl (Fisther), 1911-1989

Letters to Anna Murl Fisher Brown, an Ohio County, Kentucky, teacher, from local residents and parents. They approve of her taking her pupils to church and to a funeral without having to make up the time in class, and support her reappointment.

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Records - Taylor, Richard F.

Richard F. Taylor's commissions received as a member of the Ohio County, Kentucky milita, 1861, and the Middle Green River Battalion Volunteer Militia, 1865. Also promissory notes, 1875 (3).

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Papers - Tabor Dry Goods Store - Hartford, Kentucky

Day books, account books, and invoice books of Pardon Winfield Tabor's dry goods store in Hartford, Ohio County, Kentucky. Includes some druggists' prescription forms and farm records of his son, Earl P. Tabor.

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Papers - Faught Family

Correspondence, deeds, and sundry other items of the Faught family of Ohio County, Kentucky, chiefly Marion F. and Alice M. Faught. Includes Civil War military discharge for Bagges M. Faught, 17th Regiment of Kentucky Infantry Volunteers. Also incudes a baby diary for Juanita Chloris Faught.

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Papers - Loney, Lewis B., 1851-1922

Diary of daily events recorded by Lewis B. Loney, who was a young man still working on his father's Ohio County, Kentucky farm. He records farming activities, social occasions, church and school attendance, medical issues, and other happenings that occurred in the area near his home. The manuscript is only partially legible due to oil damage.

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Records - Reid, Patricia (Ennis)

Genealogical data collected by Patricia Ennis Reid on numerous Ohio County, Kentucky families. Includes a coy of "Early Tax Lists of Warren County, Kentucky, 1797-1807."

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Records - Barnett, Alexander, Sr., 1745-1819

Response and counterproposal of Alexander Barnett, Sr., to an 1816 Ohio County Court subpoena to explain his objection to the establishment of a road through his land. Includes typescript of a 1934 newspaper article about a commemorative marker at Barnett's Station in Ohio County.

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Papers - Maddox, Larry

A typed manuscript titled Walton's Creek Baptist Church" which is a history of the Ohio County, Kentucky church. Includes footnotes and references.

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Papers - Walters, Pia

Interview with Harvey and Rayburn Robinson, Rockport, Ohio County, Kentucky conducted by Dr. Pia Walters on 14 February 1987. The interview concentrates on James Robert "Bob" Southard, an itinerant showman who showed motion pictures in the remote areas of Ohio, Edmonson, Muhlenberg counties as well as other parts of southcentral Kentucky from the 1920s to the 1940s.