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First Families of Logan County, Kentucky
September 1 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Is your family among the first families of Logan County, Kentucky? Those who share kinship with the family of Frank & Jesse James may qualify for membership. You now have an opportunity in 2017 to have yourself and your family officially recognized.
The following is the most up-to-date list of Logan County’s First Family Ancestors. If you can link yourself to any one (or more) of these couples, drop a line to the Logan County Genealogical Society. They will get you started with the paperwork necessary to receive your official recognition.
- Anderson, Leonard and Rosann Hadden
- Barker, Ananias and Leathea Wood
- Baugh, John and Elizabeth Taylor
- Blanchard, Thomas and Elizabeth Westray
- Browning, William and Sally Browning
- Epley, Jacob Fritz and Susan Crisel
- Ewing, John and Martha Baker
- Farmer, Conrad and Mary Huffines
- Foster, Anthony and Rose Coleman
- Hogan, John and Molly Mauzey
- Long, John Slaughter and Ann Elizabeth Foster
- Lyne, Timothy and Mary Duncan
- Mansfield, Elijah and Susan Pierce
- Marshall, Samuel W. and Rosa Blanchard
- Maulding, Morton and Mary Pennington
- Page, Leonard and Jenny Hodges
- Poor, Drury Woodson and Elizabeth Ellen Britt
- Westray, Simon Benjamin and Mary Saunders
- Wilkins, Richard Craven and Mary Herndon
- Williams, Daniel and Nancy Shelton
REGARDING DRURY WOODSON POOR OF THE FAMILY OF FRANK & JESSE JAMES
Here’s a complimentary ebook (444 pages) courtesy of Stray Leaves, the official website for the family of Frank & Jesse James. This ebook shows the known descendants and kinship of Drury Woodson Poor. His kinship numbers almost 29,000 cousins.
This ebook may help you define your kinship to D.W. Poor and your eligibility for membership among the First Families of Logan County, Kentucky.
Logan County Genealogical Society in Russellville, Kentucky
Friday – 1st of September 2017
Registration – all morning and until program at 5:30 p.m. Registration for door prizes related to Logan County, KY Genealogical Society publications. First Family members need to get their “kinship” name tags.
Vendors and re-enactors – old courthouse lawn and inside. Registration begins at 6:00. Please be ready for business by 8:00 a.m.
Coy Edmunds food truck available all day Friday and Saturday.
Chaney’s Ice Cream Wagon on location for 2 hours, 3:00-5:00 p.m., Friday only.
Museums in Adairville, Auburn, Russellville open, 1:00-5:00 both Friday and Saturday; Old Jail Archives open for tours but no clerks available for research. Rizer and other quilts on display in Archives.
Blessing of the Tulip Poplar planted by the Logan County Garden Club, Margaret Humble, President, on the lawn of the Old Jail Archives. Tree was planted previously for convenience. 1:00 p.m. Friday.
3:00:-5:00 – Meet and greet cousins and kinships from First Families registration and photos of kinship groups will be made on west steps of courthouse, inside if rain prevails.
Birthday cake and drinks in courthouse lobby around the huge birthday cake.
Games on lawn of courthouse – horseshoes, corn hole, dancing taught by Anita Littrell, authentic clothing contest.
Program 5:30-7:00: Upstairs court room of 1904 court house – Joe Hendricks, presiding
• Welcome by Judge Logan Chick.
• Kentucky Medley by Jaclyn Batchelor and Emma Dane, Belmont students.
• Presentation of colors by ROTC group from Logan County High.
• Presentation by Betsy Ross of her life in this era, credited with designing the American Flag. Presentation by Mrs. Francis Scott Key about the 15 star and stripe flag inspiring “The Star Spangled Banner.”
• Solo by Iris Perez, “The Star Spangled Banner.”
• Tyler Gill – “Logan County in the Early Years.”
• Kentucky Historical Society “What Makes Kentucky Kentucky?”
Saturday, 2nd of September 2017
• Open houses at McCutchen Meadows and Dawson-Hunt home, 10:00-3:00; Auburn, Adairville, and West Kentucky Afro-American Research Center, Logan Co., KY Archives open. Russellville walking tour of historic homes. Visit Shaker grounds near Auburn, Red River Cemetery near Adairville and other sites.
Vendors and re-enactors continue at court house on Saturday.