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From: "Mimi Alexander" <>
Subject: [KYJESSAMINE] Those who attended the party.....
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 12:18:21 -0800
Clyde was kind enough to send me a list of those Rev War soldiers who attended the July 4th party at Col. PRICE'S home. I thought I'd send it to the List in case anhyone else missed it.
Here you go......
Benjamin Adams - had entered into service in Orange Co., VA., in 1776.
George Alcorn - was born on the Pedee River in North Carolina in 1760.
He enlisted as a volunteer in Fairfield District in North Carolina. He
lived in Jessamine Co., a number of years, before moving to Clay Co., KY.
He then later to Bartholomew Co., Indiana, where he died.
Andrew Bourne - was the father-in-law of Col. John Price and Fredrick
Francis Bourne - A brother to Andrew Bourne
Daniel Boone Bryan - was born in Rowan Co., North Carolina in 1758. He
was s son of William Bryan, one of the founders of Bryan's Station, who
was killed at this station. His mother was Mary Boone, a sister to
Daniel Boone. He died in Jessamine County.
Benjamin Bradshaw - Operated the ferry at the mouth of Dick's River,
after John Curd.
Col. Precival Butler - Was the father of William O. Butler, who was born
near the mouth of Hickman Creek, in 1791. Butler State Park is named for
this man. The family later moved to near the mouth of the Kentucky River,
to what was then called Port Williams, now called Carrollton.
Robert Campbell - enlisted into service in Botetout Co., VA., in 1777. He
was a brother to Jane Campbell Wilmore, wife to John Wilmore. He is
buried on the Poor farm on Handy's Bend Road.
John Carroll - enlisted in the service in Charles Co., VA., in 1776. He
died in Jessamine Co., in 1842.
Abraham Cassell - enlisted into service in Frederick Co., Maryland in
1776. He died in Jessamine Co., in 1844.
Jacob Grindstaff - enlisted into service in Burke Co., North Carolina in
1781. He moved to Jackson Co., Tennessee before coming to Jessamine Co..
Rev. Nathaniel Harris - was born in Powhatton Co., VA., in 1759. He
became one of the most popular Methodist preacher in Kentucky. He taught
English at the old Bethel Academy. He later moved to Versailles in
Woodford Co., where he died in 1849.
Elias Hite - A son of Abraham Hite, and a brother to Isaac Hite, one of
the first white men to explore Jessamine County. He lived in Jessamine
County, on the same land that had been surveyed for his father in 1775.
James Irvin - was born in Falifax Co., VA., in 1755. He enlisted into
service first in Lunedburg Co., VA., in 1775. He enlisted again in May
of 1776, in Halifax Co., VA.
Jeremiah King - enlisted into service in Branswick Co., New Jersey, in
1776. Jeremiah operated the ferry at the mouth of Hickman Creek. In
1843 he moved to Missouri, but then moved back to Kentucky, saying: "The
climate of Missouri did not suit his constution".
Col. Gabriel Madison - was born in Augusta Co., VA., and died in
Jessamine County in 1804. He had served on the first Supreme Court of
Kentucky. He was a brother to Governor George Madison.
Samuel McDowell - He was the presiding Judge of the first Supreme Court
of Kentucky in 1783, and the author of the first Kentucky Construction.
He was Circuit Court Judge for many years, and was the first Circuit
Court Judge of Jessamine County. Judge McDowell lived in Jessamine
County a number of years. His son Caleb Wallace died here in the county
and it buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Nicholasville.
Maj. Benjamin Netherland - came to Jessamine County from Powhattan Co.,
VA. Benjamine Netherland was a only hero of the Battle of Blue Licks,
fought on August 19, 1782. It has been said that this was the last
battle of the Revolutionary War. I guess it could be safely stated that
Maj. Netherland was the last hero of the Revolutionary War. He is buried
next to the old jail in Nicholasville.
Col. Joseph Prewitt
Col. John Price - Col. Price came to Jessamine County from Shenandoah
Co., VA. in 1787. He was the man responsible for the separating and
forming, Jessamine County. It was Col. Price who gave the name Jessamine
to the county, as he stated after the creek. He was the first to
represent of Jessamine County in the state Legislature in 1798. Col.
Price was also a Baptist Minster, he was the founder of the Marble Creek
Col. William Price - was born in Fredericksburg, VA. in 1755. Col. Price
severed through out the War. He was in the battles of Stony Point,
Brandy-wine, Monmouth, Princeton and was at Yorktown. He is buried a
short distance east of his house.
William Shreve - was among those early German settlers who came the
Jessamine County. He is buried on third street in Nicholasville.
Peter Simson - was born in Ireland. He came to Jessamine County from
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died in 1821, and is buried a few miles
east of Nicholasville.
Col. George Walker - was born in Culpeper County, VA., in 1763. He had
severed in several Indian Wars, and was in the battles of Cowpens and
Guilford's Court House. He was one of the first to practice law in
Jessamine County. His old Law Office still stands today in
Nicholasville. George Walker severed as United Stated Senator. Walker
had been a surveyor at one time, and had surveyed the line separating
Tennessee and Kentucky. This line is still called "Walker's Line" today.
Alexander Willoughby - enlisted into service in Amherst Co., VA., in
1776. He died in Jessamine Co., in 1842. His gravestone can be found in
Maple Grove Cemetery in Nicholasville.
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