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Group Sheet The BLOOMINGTON-BEDFORD SUNDAY HERALD TIMES JULY 15,1973 Tombstones And Coffins Were Gifts From Him CHAPEL HILL-In the small cemetery adjacent to the Pentecostal Church there are a number of tombstones carved to resemble tree trunks that bear no mark of the master who created them. Those who have seen tree trunk shaped headstones may now know that these, at least, were the handiwork of one William Dallas (Bud) Sowders, who was born and raised here and whose body…

Group Sheet Post Card found among Marjorie (Barrett) Sowders things.   Front Birthday Greetings May this Birthday prove the Brightest of any you’ve spent, And bring you great measure Of joy and content.   Back Post marked March 1922 1 pm  with a .01 stamp Addressed to: Mr & Mrs. Ishuel Barrett Harrodsburg,Ind. Monroe Co. Correspondences reads: Excuse this card. Bedford, Ind. Mar. 2. R.R.2   Dear Brother & Sis, Merle & Stella have a baby girl from yesterday. Its name…

Morgan Barrett got into trouble and left Virginia. He killed a man. So he asked his 17 year old brother, Hazlett to run away with him. They left the state of Virginia in the dark of the night. Somewhere along the way they parted company. Morgan traveled southwest to Texas and made good. He was a lawyer and quite wealthy. Hazlett came to his sister, Margaret Thrasher. He married and settled around the Smithville area. Hazlett rode on horse back…

History | More Baseball  |  The Show  | 1901 World Series | Personal Stuff Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher 1900-1911 Winner of the first game of the first World Series in 1903 against Cy Young Deacon set ironman marks in the 1903 World Series by pitching 44 innings of the eight game series and completing five games. Twice, he started consecutive games and he is the only pitcher in baseball to win three series games for a losing team. In 1969, Pittsburgh fans voted Deacon Pittsburgh’s all-time right handed pitcher. Incredibly, Deacon never had a…

History of Wisley Family Written by Marshall T. Wisley (1888-1970) June 25, 1960 My great great grand-father came from Germany about the time of (the) Revolutionary War. I do not know his given name (We know this to be Frederick [1716 – 1782] now) , Bert (Wisley, Marshall ‘s son) has a chest he brought across with him. My great grandfather’s name was Peter (1773 – 1855) , he owned a Plantation of 1,000 acres in Wythe County , Virginia…

Byron was raised on a small farm near Harrodsburg. He began working in the quarries and lived at home. His father charged him room and board. In the winter, when the quarries closed he loved to hunt, fish, and trap. He was a “crack shot”, hard worker, and never shirked any job. He could figure out and do anything. He made more in the winter trapping than he did in the quarries in the summer. He was a bee keeper…

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