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Hartford Township, at the southwestern end of Pike County, is bounded by Indian and Ashley townships on the north, Lincoln County on the east, Montgomery and Lincoln Counties on the south, and Audrain County on the west.


In the early 1800's, the area abounded in both woodland and prairie, and therefore was attractive to early settlers who needed both for their dwellings and the pursuit of agriculture, Indian Creek, running through the township, empties into the Cuivre River, and it abounds in springs, the best known of which is Moore Spring, two miles south of the town of New Hartford.
The township had a few settlers as early as 1819, among which was the Mastin Moore family whose descendants still live in New Hartford 160 years later. Most of these settlers came from Virginia and Kentucky. John Keith, who arrived in the 1820's, was perhaps the first settler in what would become the town of New Hartford.
The township suffered from inaccessibility in its early history due to the lack of ground roads or rail service. The first gravel road in the township was built from Ashley to New Hartford in the early 1900's. Electricity came to the township in 1935, principally through the efforts of a resident, Mrs. Lyss Moore. Electricity was 32 years behind the telephone in Hartford Township, as the first telephone was introduced at New Hartford in 1903.
Hartford township even had its own amusement park. In 1911, William D. Motley cleared some of his property for this purpose. The amusement park was located south of New Hartford on the west bank of Indian Creek near the bridge. An ice house was constructed at the site to supply the needs of the community through the summer months; and cold soft drinks, lemonade, cigars and candy were available to the residents and tourists who would reportedly spend hours there playing croquet and pitching horse shoes. The amusement park was described as "an ideal place for school picnics, family reunions, and for gypsies to camp"!
Grain mills were a common sight in the Hartford township of the 19th Century, and there were horse-powered mills, as well as those powered by the water from Indian Creek. There was also one steam mill, operated by Wesley Cole and his son, Frank. Northeast of New Hartford was a sawing and grinding mill operated by Enoch Martin and later another mill owned by Dr. Kerr. In 1980 all of these mills have vanished.
The only two towns within Hartford township are Gazette and New Hartford.
Gazette

Gazette, a small settlement in northwestern Hartford township, once had a post office, telephone office, general store, blacksmith, a few churches and rural schools. Mrs. Charley (Carrie) Moore, who lived in this area for over 65 years, remembers Gazette: "a wonderful place to trade. The store carried most anything a farmer needed from eggs to all kinds of poultry, cream and feathers." Mrs. Moore recalls when Gazette had a rural mail route and one star route from Vandalia, Missouri, and the mail carriers traveled in two-wheel carts, as all of the roads were dirt. Mrs. Moore attended the Rudd school and remembers walking to school. The teacher arrived early to start the wood stove burning. All eight grades were together, and the one teacher often had as many as 30 students. The old Trower school, which is also in this area, later became the building for the Gazette Baptist Church. While the churches still stand, the other facilities, which once made up the town of Gazette, have long since ceased functioning.


New Hartford

New Hartford, the larger town in Hartford township, is located along Indian Creek. Although the area where New Hartford stands was first settled in 1819 or 1820, the town did not receive its name until it was divided into plots in 1871 by Judge A. J. Davis. Prior to that time, the small settlement was known as the Paxton Store crossroads. New Hartford received its name from the township of which it is a part.


New Hartford has been since its beginning, and remains in 1981, primarily an agricultural area. John Parsons from Virginia, the first carpenter who came to New Hartford, arrived in 1830. Soon blacksmith shops and machine shops were established there, and New Hartford became a center of commerce and trade. Lodge buildings, churches and a school were constructed and a post office was established for the village of New Hartford on April 8, 1867. There was even a hotel in town. New Hartford was kept from blossoming, however, by the poor road system leading to major markets and the lack of rail service in the township through the 1800's. In the 1980's New Hartford consists of a grocery, a post office, a community hall, the New Hartford Baptist Church and some 30 inhabitants. The early schoolhouse built in 1820 is long since gone, and the rural school most recently used is now a residence with the school children from Hartford being bussed to Bowling Green for their education.>

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From Isobel Madsen, pp. 28-30:

p. 28--“John Shawhan Smith, son of Nancy Shawhan Smith and Nicholas Smith, was born in Bourbon County, Ky., on Nov. 25, 1820. He married Melvina Hinkson (records spell the name with a “t”, Hinkston), born in Bourbon County, Oct. 9, 1830. From “Hist. of Kentucky” by Collins, pp. 71 and 73, she is given as the daughter of John Hinkston, the creek (Hinkston Creek) and Hinkston Station (still bearing his name) as named for him in 1799, and his cabin was named Hinkston’s cabin in 1775. [NOTE--no such reference is found in Collins. The reference does mention John Hinkson and makes the distinction of the use of the “t” , but there is no mention of Melvina Hinkson as a daughter of John Hinkson--REF] John and Melvina were married Nov. 10, 1850.


“Miss Elizabeth Steele, Librarian of the Duncan Tavern Historical Library, Paris, Ky., has known the story of the Hinkston’s all her life, and there are still members of the family’s original ten children of John Hinkston living in Bourbon County now. There is a John Hinkston still living there, a descendant of the original John Hinkston.
p. 29. “Melvina Hinkston Smith died after the birth of Nicholas, on Nov. 26, 1863. During one of the coldest and bitterest winters of Missouri History, John Shawhan Smith married for the second wife, on Jan. 14, 1872, a native of Missouri, Maul Taul (born Aug. 28, 1841). To Mary Taul Smith and John Shawhan Smith one more son was born, Charles Taul Smith, Oct. 8, 1876.
“A portrait of John Shawhan Smith, said to be a fine likeness of him after the age of fifty, is in the home of Sally Jackson Smith, his granddaughter (Mrs. Sally Branstetter), 5541 St. Louis, Mo. [NOTE--a hand-written note after the paragraph reads: I never saw in my life--a mistake--sister Mary(?) surely had it.]
p. 30. “The marriages and families of the children of John Shawhan Smith, and Melvina Hinkston, are as follows:
“Nancy Shawhan Smith (called by us “Aunt Sis” all her lifetime that we knew her) married her first cousin, Humphrey Hinkston, Dec. 8, 1867. Three children were born to them; Henry Hinkston, Melvina Hinkston, [and] John Hinkston (this was the John Hinkson who now lives in Warren, Ohio, with surviving members of his own family). After the death of Humphrey Hinkston, Nancy Shawhan Smith Hinkston married a second time, William T. Vanarsdale, a native of Pike County (known to us as Uncle Billie, a scholarly old man with a flair for inventing contraptions to make work easy around his farm near New Hartford, Mo., helped in his work by Uncle Nick, who was Nancy’s bachelor brother, the one who was said to be “lazy as a nigger” because he was breast-fed by a colored woman as a baby). To William T. Vanarsdale and Nancy Shawhan Smith Hinkston Vanarsdale, was born one son, “Willie” Vanarsdale, who still lives on the old farm. Willie has been twice married, and by his first wife, Stella, had two golden-haired daughters with whom we played as children. They grew up and married, and after Stella died, we lost track of them. Uncle Willie preceded his wife in death, Nancy died August 11, 1929. She was said to have resembled her grandmother, the first Nancy Shawhan, all her life, even into old age. The protrait of her, as a little girl in hoop skirts, previously mentioned, is now in possession of Willie T. Vanarsdale, and his second wife, on the farm near New Hartford, Mo. It is likely to be handed on to one of the granddaughters.
p. 31. “John Thomas Smith, born Jan. 30, 1854, see later.
“Margaret Smith, born Oct. 7, 1857, married Wesley Trower, on Feb. 24, 1875, and they lived with their children in Vandalia, Mo. There we visited them often with my mother, and there stayed sometimes Great grandmother Sarah A. Butler Trower, about whom more later. Margaret Smith and Wesley Trower had seven children; Albert, Larry, Ralph, Edna, Jessie, Vernie, and Dot.
“Emma K. Smith, born June 3, 1861, married Charles Wright on Sept. 3, 1878, and they had a large farm and a large family in Pike County. There used to be a number of Wrights visit us when they came into Bowling Green, Missouri, where we lived, the county seat. They were a hearty, healthy family. Emma K. Smith and Charlie Wright had five children, Edward, Beulah, Oscar, Zora, and Abbie.
“Nicholas M. Smith, born Oct. 31, 1863, never married, but visited among his sisters, spending most of his time with Nancy and her husband, “Uncle Billie.” He was buried in the Old Settlers Graveyard, lnown as the “Smynra” Churchyard, where many of the same family are buried.
“The D. A. R., who has many records of old graveyards, have covered Smyrna.
On December 9, 1850 John Shawhan first married Melvina HINKSON, daughter of Humphrey HINKSON (circa 1805-before 1850) & Nancy RAVENSCRAFT (about 1812-after 1850), in Harrison County, Kentucky.99 Melvina was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on October 9, 1832. Melvina died in Lewis County, Missouri, on November 26, 1863; she was 31. Melvina was buried in Sharpe-Hinkson Cemetery, Lewis County, Missouri.
The Western Citizen, Friday, December 9, 1850: Marriages--On Tuesday evening last by Elder G. B. Moore, John Smith of this county to Miss Malvina Hinkson of Harrison County.

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April 9, 2001:

New data indicates that Melvina was probably, in fact, the daughter of Humphrey Hinkson and Nancy Ravenscraft, as first reported. The data is as follows:


The 1840 Census doesn't list wives' or children's names, so I checked the 1850 Harrison County Census and found Melvina there, as follows

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The 1840 Census of Harrison County shows only one Hinkson/Hinkston family, as follows --


1840 Federal Census, Harrison County, Kentucky:

p. 140:


Humphrey Hinkson household:

1 male age 0-5

1 male age 5-10

2 males age 30-40

1 female age 0-5

1 female age 5-10

1 female age 30-40
This is very good circumstantial evidence that Melvina was the daughter of Humphrey and Nancy Hinkston/Hinkson, although the 1840 census doesn't prove that Melvina is the 5-10 year-old female in this household.
I'm guessing that Thomas Hinkson was the other 30-40 year-old male in this household and probably a brother to Humphrey, although that doesn't quite gibe with Thomas' age as listed in the 1850 Census. (But then, such age discrepancies are not that unusual in census records.)
Hope this is of some help.
John Schunk

jschunk@skpub.com

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1850 Federal Census, Harrison County, Kentucky:



p. 145B:

#398/401:

Nancy Hinkston, age 38, born KY

Malvina, age 18, born KY

Humphrey, age 16, born KY

Margaret, age 14, born KY

John, age 10, born KY

Robert Ravenscraft, age 41, born KY

Thomas Hinkston, age 30, born KY
The above people are identified as follows:
Nancy Hinkston—Nancy Ravenscraft, wife of Humphrey Hinkson

Malvina –Melvina Hinkson, born October 9, 1832, died November 26, 1863. Eventually became wife of John Shawhan Smith.

Humphrey—matches description of Humphrey as follows: In Knox Co, Missouri, Jeddo township with the Post Office listed as LaBelle in 1870 - 73 - HINKSON, Humphrey 36 yrs old farmer born Kentucky -Emily age 32 born Missouri ( It fits Emily Bourne) - William H 145 born Ky (you have born Missouri) - John Thomas 10 born Missouri - James Price age 7 born Missouri and Ida Mary age 6 born Missouri.

Margaret—nothing more is known about her.

John—nothing more is known about him.

Robert Ravenscraft—Nancy Ravenscraft’s youngest brother.

Thomas Hinkson—Humprey Hinkson’s half brother. Refer to biographical sketch of him in History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed. by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & County, Chicago, 1882, p. 657.
They had the following children:

278 i. Nancy Shawhan (1851-1931)

279 ii. John Thomas “Squire” (1854-1916)

280 iii. Margaret M. (1857-)

281 iv. Emma K. (1861-)

v. Nicholas M. Nicholas M. was born on October 31, 1863. Nicholas M. died in Pike County, Missouri, on October 28, 1946; he was 82. Nicholas M. was buried in Smyrna Cemetery, Pike County, Missouri.

“Nicholas M. Smith…never married, but visited among his sisters, spending most of the time with Nancy and her husband, “Uncle Billie.” He was buried in the Old Settlers Graveyard, known as “Smyrna” Churchyard, where many of the same family are buried.”100

On January 14, 1872 John Shawhan second married Mary M. TAUL101, daughter of Micah TAUL (November 20, 1808-September 6, 1887). Mary M. was born in Missouri on August 28, 1841. Mary M. died in Pike County, Missouri, on March 21, 1899; she was 57. Mary M. was buried in Wright Cemetery, Hartford Township.


They had the following children:

i. Charles Taul. Charles Taul was born on October 8, 1876.



ii. Mary E.
112. Nicholas SMITH III (Nancy SHAWHAN5, John4, Daniel3, Daniel2, Darby1). Nicholas was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on July 1, 1823.51 Nicholas died in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on November 9, 1855; he was 32.102 Nicholas was buried in Smith Family Burial Ground, Shawhan, Kentucky.103 Occupation: Carpenter.51
Biography: NICHOLAS SMITH III104
Nicholas Smith III was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky in 1823, the third child of Nicholas and Nancy Smith. Although he was raised on a farm, he became a carpenter. A marriage bond was filed December 2,1844 for the marriage of Nicholas to Amanda Allison. The bridegroom posted his own bond as his father had died in 1835 when he was twelve. Since Amanda's father had apparently died prior to 1840, her grandfather John Shawhan also signed as a bondsman.
The marriage of Nicholas Smith III and Amanda Allison was solemnized on December 5 1844 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. Amanda was born in Kentucky in 1826, the oldest of three daughters born to Aaron (?) Allison and Susan Shawhan. (see separate section on the Shawhans). Amanda's younger sisters were: Margaret, who later married a Hinkston, and Mary Ann (Molly) who married Henry Ewalt. Nicholas and Amanda were first cousins as their mothers were sisters. This seems strange but was not unusual for a time when rural homesteads were miles apart and neighbors depended on each other and formed close ties, but it does make it complicated for genealogists. The big farms bordering the Smith's were then owned by Sarah Ewalt, William David, Henry David, and Daniel Shawhan.
Three children were born to the couple: John Oscar, (1845) (The author's great-grandfather), Margaret, (Maggie A. 1847), and Nicholas IV, (1848). Tragedy struck this young couple when their youngest son Nicholas died in 1853 at five years of age. Just two years later, on November 2,1855, Nicholas III died suddenly at the age of 32, when John Oscar was ten and Maggie was eight.
There is record of a premarital contract dated October 28,1858 between Amanda M. Smith and Richard J. Wisden. It stipulated Amanda would retain use, control, and profits from property she had previously owned, or expected ultimately to inherit including her own dower rights. The attesting witnesses were her mother Susan Allison and H. Ewalt. Acting as trustee, "I except the forgoing trust," was nephew Daniel B. Shawhan, who lived on adjacent property. The contract was certified by county clerk Richard J. Brown but the marriage apparently never took place.
The 1860 census indicates that Amanda's son John Oscar, fifteen years old, was by then a ward of Willis D. Collins who was an officer of the court. Amanda was living with her cousin Catherine Batterson who was also a widow and owned a farm near Shawhan's Station. The census also showed Amanda to be a "farm laborer." A deed of sale dated November 7, 1868 shows that John Oscar sold 98 acres to his mother Amanda Allison Smith for $625. This was his allotment of dower property that he had inherited from his grandmother Nancy Smith. There was also a land transfer dated September 25, 1893 by Amanda M. Smith, Margaret A. David, and her husband William H. David. Thirty Acres of land was being transferred to a Thomas Doolin of Bourbon County, Kentucky for a sum of $1400 as described: Lot #3 of the division of land of Nicholas Smith, except for the family graveyard one rod by two rods on said premises. There was one thousand cash in hand, and balance of $400 due on or before March 1, 1894, bearing 6% interest.
Amanda lived with her daughter after Maggie A. lost her husband William H. David, and kept house for her and her seven children. Amanda died about 1905 in Harrison County, Kentucky when she was around 80 years old.
On December 5, 1844 Nicholas married Amanda M. ALLISON (128) , daughter of Frances Or Aaron ALLISON (1799-before 1850) & Susan SHAWHAN (31) (March 1806-). Amanda M. was born in 1824.51 Amanda M. died in Harrison County, Kentucky, circa 1905; she was 81.
Deed Bk. 75, pp. 140-141--Sale of property to Tom Doolin.

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Marriage Contract between Amanda Smith and Richard J. Wisdom, Oct. 28, 1858:

This antinuptual agreement made and entered into this 28th day of Oct. 1858 Between Richard J. Wisdom of the one part and Amanda M. Smith of the other part, both of the State of Kentucky witnesseth:

That whereas said parties contemplate having the rites of matrimony solemnized between them in a few days unless some providential hinderance shall intervene. They have therefore made this agreement with respect to all of the property now owned or that may hereafter be be acquired or devised, whether real personal or ________to or by the said Amanda M. Smith the said Richard doth hereby Covenant with said Amanda by reason of the foregoing premises that she shall have and retain in herself all her right title and interest in the property that is now her own, or hereafter to be acquired and use of control the same after marriage as if she was a ______sole. And the said Richard further Covenants that if he should by the request of said Amanda sell or dispose of the property of said Amanda after marriage he binds himself to purchase other property in her name therewith and have the title confirmed to the said Amanda in as ample manner as she now holds it, or as she may prefer hold the money in trust for her sole use and benefit, and the said Richard further Covenants that the said Amanda shall have the right to dispose of the property by will sale or in any other manner she may see proper. This contract being made to secure the said Amanda in the ownership interest and profits of her own property independent of any rights that may be acquired or vested by (law?) in said Richard by reason of their contemplated marriage. In witness whereof the said parties have hereto set their hands and seals the day and year above written.

Attest: Susan Allison, H. C. Ewalt

R. J. Wisdom (seal)

Amanda M. Smith (seal)


The parties to the foregoing agreement having failed to appoint a trustee therein. It is now agreed by and between them that the property therein described and all other property owned by said Amanda or which she may hereafter acquire and the rents and profits and issues thereof shall be held by Daniel Shawhan, Jr., to and for the sole and separate use of the said Amanda according to the true intent and meaning of said agreement, and for that purpose he is hereby vested with the legal title hereto.
Nevertheless the said Amanda shall have the use control and management of all of said property, and it’s proceeds rents and profits, and said Trustee shall not be liable therefor. The intention of the parties being simply to preserve to the said Amanda said property as if she was a feine sole.
Witness the hands of said parties this 30th day of March 1859.

Susan Allison

H. C. Ewalt
R. J. Wisdom

Amanda M. Wisdom


I accept the foregoing trust.

Daniel Shawhan, Jr.

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Marriage Bond (original in the “Vault” annex of the Harrison County Court House, Harrison County, Kentucky) 4th Marriage Book, p. 165:



The Commonwealth of Kentucky

Be It Known, that we R. J. Wisdom as principal, and H. C. Ewalt as surety, are jointly and severally bound to the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the sum of One Hundred Dollars.

The Condition of this bond is as follows:

That, whereas marriage is intended to be solomnized between the above bound R. J. Wisdom and Amanda M. Smith

Now, if there is no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage, this bond shall be void, otherwise it shall remain in full force and effect.

Dated at Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky, this 28th day of October, 1858.

Both of Age} R. J. Wisdom H. C. Ewalt

Att. T. Wilson, D. C.

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The couple were married on October 28, 1858, at the house of Henry Ewalt by Samuel Rogers, E. C. C. Witnesses: Joseph Shawhan, Darius (or David) Smizer.



“Widow or widower” written at the bottom of the marriage certificate. Groom of Bourbon County, bride of Harrison County.
They had the following children:

282 i. John Oscar (1845-1897)

283 ii. Margaret A. (1847-)

iii. Nicholas. Nicholas was born in 1848. Nicholas died in 1853; he was 5.

iv. Nancy E. Nancy E. was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on April 19, 1852. Nancy E. died in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on October 6, 1854; she was 2. Nancy E. was buried in Smith Family Burial Ground, Shawhan, Kentucky.

Notes on Nancy E. Smith:

This child was to family researchers until October, 1999, when Tom and Bob Francis uncovered her grave in the Smith Family Burial Ground, Shawhan, Kentucky.

113. Margaret Elizabeth SMITH (Nancy SHAWHAN5, John4, Daniel3, Daniel2, Darby1). Margaret Elizabeth was born in Kentucky in 1834. Margaret Elizabeth died in Bourbon County, Kentucky, before January 21, 1904; she was 70.105
The True Kentuckian

April 27, 1870


At the Phoenix Hotel, Lexington, last evening, Gus Pugh of Shawhan Station to Mrs. Margaret Ewalt nee Smith, of Ruddell’s Mill’s, widow of COL Sam. Ewalt. We recently gave account of the marriage of one of Mrs. Ewalt’s four children, John Henry Ewalt, to a daughter of Dr. Offutt of Scott.
Will information:

Will Bk. U, pp. 151-151

Ord 29, Will Pro. 287, Admin. 288

Ord 29, Div. Land, 288


Margaret Pugh will:106
I Margaret Pugh, being of sound mind, do make this my last Will and Testament:
1st--It is my will that at my death all of my property, which is a house and lot about twenty-three acres of land near Shawhan, in Bourbon County, Ky., be sold, and from the money derived from said sale of said property I give one hundred dollars thereof to my son John H. Ewalt and a like sum to my daughters Stella Duvall & Sallie Lair. The remainder of said money after deducting the above bequests I desire to be equally divided, and one-half thereof to be reinvested in a house and lot, which house and lot my daughter Fannie Crawford shall have for & during her natural life, and at her death it shall descend to her children.
2nd--The other half of said money I desire shall be invested in a house and lot, which house and lot I give to my daughter Georgia McCarthy for her separate use and benefit, free from debts & control of her present husband and said husband shall have no interest whatever in same. My said daughter Georgia shall not have power to dispose of said house and lot, during the life of her present husband, but if she survives him she shall take a fee simple title to said property.
3rd--I appoint T. E. Moore, Jr., my executor of this my last Will and I give him power to sell the property referred to in the Will & to _____the same to the purchases but said sale must be made to the highest and best bidder and the premises, after said sale, and the time and place of holding it has been advertised in at least three issues of a newspaper published in Bourbon County, and my Executor shall also purchase the house & lots referred to in this Will, but the house and lot purchased for Fannie must be approved by her, and the one purchased for Georgia must be approved by her.
Witness my hand this Nov. 20, 1902

Att: Alice Simpson Margaret Pugh

J. C. Crawford
Jan. 8, 1904

I make this Codicil to my Will--I want my grandson Eddie Crawford, son of Fannie & A. T. Crawford, to have ($200.00) Two Hundred Dollars. If anything should happen to him it shall go to his mother.


Witnesses:

Allie Fightmaster Margaret Pugh

F. Fithian
Bourbon County Court, January term, Jan. 21, 1904

The foregoing instrument purporting to the last Will & Testament thereto of Margaret Pugh, deceased, was this day produced to Court and the said Will was proven in due form of law by the oath of Alice Simpson, one of the attanding witnesses thereto who also proved the attestation of J. C. Crawford, the other attesting witness thereto; & the said Codicil was proved in due form of law by the oath of Frank Fithian one of the attesting witnesses thereto, who also proved the attestation of Allie Fightmaster the other attesting witness thereto whereupon said instrument is ordered to be recorded as the last Will & Codicil of said Margaret Pugh, deceased.


Witness: Ed D. Paton, Clerk of said Court, date above

(Signed) Ed D. Paton, Clerk


On August 7, 1848 Margaret Elizabeth first married COL Samuel EWALT107, son of John EWALT (1789-August 21, 1857) & Elizabeth “Betsy” RAVENSCRAFT (1793-before May 15, 1827). Samuel was born in February 1826. Samuel died in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on August 8, 1868; he was 42. Samuel was buried in Ruddle’s Mills Cemetery.
They had the following children:

i. Nancy Kate. Nancy Kate was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on April 24, 1852.108 Nancy Kate died in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on May 29, 1867; she was 15.

The True Kentuckian

Tuesday, June 11, 1867

Deaths: The eldest daughter of Col. Sam and Margaret Ewalt, departed this life on the 29th of May ult. at 4 o’clock p.m. aged fifteen years, one month and five days.
284 ii. Samuel (1864-1890)

285 iii. Edwin (1867-1895)

iv. John Henry.

On October 19, 1869 John Henry married Anna S. OFFUTT, daughter of Dr. OFFUTT, in Merchants Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio.109

286 v. Sallie
On April 27, 1870 Margaret Elizabeth second married August “Gus” PUGH, in Lexington, Kentucky. August “Gus” was born in 1834. August “Gus” died in 1934; he was 100.
They had the following children:

i. Stella.

Stella first married John M. DUVALL.

Stella second married George B. MEYERS.

ii. Georgia.

Georgia inherited a house from her mother (refer to Will Bk. U, p. 151).


Georgia married Gus McCARTHY.

287 iii. Fannie


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