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Kentucky Society 

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January, 1916 






Officers. 

Allen Rogers Carter, President 
Herndon-Carter Co., Louisville, Ky. 

Dr. Edgar Erskine Hume, First Vice-President 
Frankfort, Ky. 

James Ross Todd, Second Vice-President 
Todd Building, Louisville, Ky. 

John Chaplain Strother, Third Vice-President 
Inter-Southern Building, Louisville, Ky. 

Frank Graham Maus, Fourth Vice-President 
Paul Jones Building, Louisville Ky. 

George Twvman Wood, Treasurer 
417 W. Main Street, Louisville, Ky. 

George Davidson Todd, Historian 
1479 S. Third Ave., Louisville, Ky. 

Alexander Woodruff Tippett, Secretary 
U. S. Trust Building, Louisville, Ky. 

Benjamin LaBree, Registrar 
2924 Portland Ave., Louisville, Ky. 

Dr. Richard Henry Coke, Surgeon 
J. Guthrie-Coke Building, Louisville, Ky. 

Rev. Frank Morehead Thomas, Chaplain 
526 W. St. Catherine Street, Louisville, Ky. 

Board of Managers 

John Barret Hundley Mason Brown Barret 

John Bacon Hutchings Thomas Kennedy Helm 

George Lee Burton Lewis Jefferson Gorin 

William Overton Harris Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston 



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'^ Committees 

1915-1916 

Committee on Education 

Judge John C. Strother, Chairman 
Wm. Marshall Bullitt Judge George Du Relle 
George L. Burton Geo. D. Todd 

Philip Speed Crutcher 

Committee on Entertainment 
Wm. Overton Harris, Chairman 
George G. Fetter S. J. Hillman 

Lewis J. Gorin Charles R. Long, Jr. 

Dr. Walker B. Gossett J. Adger Stewart 
George H. Wilson 

Committee on Finance 
R. C. Ballard Thruston, Chairman 
Sainuel A. Culbertson Frank M. Getty s 
George L. Danforth H. C. Rodes 

Committee on Membership 
Dr. Edgar Erskine Hume, Chairman, Frankfort, Ky. 
Neville Steele Bullitt, Vice-Chairman 

Andrew E. Auxier, Pikeville, Ky. 

J. H. Bentley, Paducah, Ky. 

J. P. W. Brouse, Somerset, Ky. 

Robert R. Burnam, Richmond, Ky. 

Pierce Butler, Louisville, Ky. 

John Caldwell, Louisville, Ky. 

Frank C. Carpenter, Louisville, Ky. 

James Guthrie Coke, Auburn, Ky. 

Rev. Charles Ewell Craik, Louisville, Ky. 

F. C. Dickson, Louisville, Ky. 

C. H. Dietrich, Winchester, Ky. 

Will Ward Duffield, Harlan, Ky. 

Joseph H. Ewalt, Paris, Ky. 

L. C. Ewing, Louisville, Ky. 

John Buford Hendrick, Jr., Frankfort, Ky. 

Otto Holstein, Lexington, Ky. 

John Bacon Hutchings, Louisville, Ky. 

Rev. William Warren Landrum, Louisville, Ky. 

Marvin H. Lewis, Louisville, Ky. 

Rev. R. L. McCready, Louisville, Ky. 

William Wallace McDowell, Louisville, Ky. 

Frank Graham Maus, Louisville, Ky. 

Col. Claude Mercer, Hardinsburg, Ky. 

Dr. David C. Morton, Louisville, Ky. 

C. J. Norwood, Lexington, Ky. 



J. Cooper Parker, Louisville, Ky. 
Judge Arthur Peter, Louisville, Ky. 
W. H. Rice, MaysviUe, Ky. 
Alex. Gait Robinson, Louisville, Ky. 
Wm. Arthur Russell, Louisville, Ky. 
Andrew McBrayer Sea, Jr., Louisville, Ky. 
Charles Nathan Smith, Danville, Ky. 
Charles M. Talcott, Louisville, Ky. 
C. H. Thompson, Harrodsburg, Ky. 
Alex. W. Tippett, Louisville, Ky. 
Dr. Charles Henry Todd, Owensboro, Ky. 
Samuel Keene Veach, Carlisle, Ky. 
A. G. Whitley, Louisville, Ky. 
Joseph Nicholas Wilson, Lebanon, Ky. 
Geo. E. Woodruff, Louisville, Ky. 
Isaac Woodson, Louisville, Ky. 

Press Committee 
Alex. W. Tippett, Chairman 
Thomas B. Crutcher Wm. Overton Harris 
Credo Fitch Harris John B. Hutchings, Sr. 

Committee on Markers 

George H. Wilson, Chairman 

Robert R. Burnam John B. Hundley 

Dr. Walker B. Gossett Frank M. Thomas 

George D. Todd 

Bov Scouts 
Geo. T. Wood, Representative of the Kentucky Society, S. A. R., on the 
Louisville Council oj the Boy Scouts of America. 



President's Letter 

Our purpose in issuing this little pamphlet at this time is to 
acquaint all our members, especially those members who have not 
been attending the meetings, with the activities of the Society 
since the issuance of our last Year Book, and to so stimulate their 
interest and that of all of the members, that they may be more 
active and more helpful to the Society than heretofore. Surely, 
we all realize that we are passing through strenuous and critical 
times — times that certainly try men's souls, and if there was 
ever need for a patriotic society to talk and preach and practice 
patriotism, that time is now. 

While our Society deals with the past, nevertheless, we are 
working for the present and future welfare of our countr\'. As 
Longfellow wrote in his celebrated "Hyperion" — Let us 

"Look not mournfully into the Past; 
It comes not again. 
Wisely improve the Present; 

It is thine. 
Go forth to meet the shadowy future 
Without fear and with a manly heart." 

The S. A. R. is not a rich men's organization. It is thoroughly 
democratic and the dues of the Kentucky Society are only $2.00 
per year, and I do not know of any society that accomplishes so 
much good for so little money, and I am sure that there is not a 
member of our organization who is not able and willing to pay the 
small dues that we ask. 

I want each and every one of our members to take the time 
to read this little pamphlet and to thoroughly acquaint himself 
with what the Society has done and is doing. 

The most important committee in the Society is the member- 
ship committee, for through the members "we live and move and 
have our being." I want every member of our Society this year 
to consider himself on this committee, whether he has been spe- 
cifically appointed or not, and to earnestly help to secure as many 
new members as possible. There are hundreds of desirable men 
in this state who are eligible to join our Society who need only to 
be asked to join. They will not unless they are invited. Will 
not every member this year speak to some of his friends, who are 
eligible, and lend a helping hand in securing at least one new 
member? If everyone will only help, then with a long pull and a 
strong pull, and a pull altogether, we can increase our membership 
very materialh^ this year, and at the same time, render a great 
service to our friends by inviting them to become members of our 
Society. 

If any of your friends desire to join our Society, our efficient 
Secretary and our splendid membership committee will take pleas- 
ure in helping your prospect prepare his papers, and I hope that 
each and every member will be sufficiently interested to speak to 
his friends about this matter. 

Allen R. Carter, 

President. 



The National Society 

The national Society of the Sons of the American Revolution 
was organized April 30, 1889, and incorporated by Special Act of 
Congress June 6, 1906. 

It is composed of 46 State Societies, and Societies in the 
District of Columbia, Hawaii, the Philippines, and France. 

The Kentucky Society was organized at Frankfort, Ky., 
April 9, 1889, its first President being the Hon. Wm. Lindsay. 
The Board of Managers meets on the third Tuesday of every 
month at the Pendennis Club for lunch and for the transaction of 
business. The annual election of officers takes place October 19. 

The Kentucky Society celebrates every year the following 
anniversaries : 

January 17 — Battle of Cowpens. 

April 19 — Battles of Lexington and Concord. 

Jime 17 — Battle of Bunker Hill. 

October 19 — Surrender at Yorktown, 

On these occasions, patriotic and helpful addresses are made 
by well-known speakers. 

Purposes and Objects. 
The purposes and objects of the Society are patriotic, his- 
torical, and educational, and include those intended or designed to 
perpetuate the memor}^ of the men who, by their services or 
sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, achieved 
the independence of the American people; to unite and promote 
fellowship among their descendants ; to inspire them and the com- 
munity at large with a more profound reverence for the principles 
of the Government founded by our forefathers; to encourage 
historical research in relation to the American Revolution; to 
acquire and preserve the records of the individual .services of the 
patriots of the war, as well as documents, relics, and landmarks; 
to mark the scenes of the Revolution by appropriate memorials; 
to celebrate the anniversaries of the prominent events of the war 
and of the Revolutionary period; to foster true jjatriotism; to 
maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, and to 
carry out the purposes expressed in the preamble of the Consti- 
tution of our country and the injunctions of Washington in his 
farewell address to the American people. 

Reasons for Membership. 

It is a practical way of honoring a man's patriotic forefathers. 

It preserves for future generations the family pedigrees of 
members back to the period of the Revolution. 

The Society encourages continued public interest in the men 
and events of the American Revolution. 

To the youth of the families of members it teaches important 
lessons of patriotism and good citizenship. 



By the wide distribution of leaflets, printed in words that all 
can understand, it teaches the millions of aliens in the United 
States what the Nation stands for, what it means for them to 
become a part of the body politic, participating in the duties and 
responsibilities of active citizens in an intelligent manner. 

It is non-sectarian, non-political, uniting in friendly relation- 
ship men of all creeds, men of the North, South, East and West. 

Qualifications for Membership. 

Any man shall be eligible to membership in the Society who, 
being of the age of twenty-one years or over, and a citizen of good 
repute in the community, is the lineal descendant of an ancestor 
who was at all times unfailing in his lo^^alt}^ to, and rendered active 
service in, the cause of American Independence, either as an 
officer, soldier, seaman, marine, militiaman or minute man, in the 
armed forces of the Continental Congress, or of any one of the 
several Colonies or States, or as a Signer of the Declaration of 
Independence, or as a member of a Committee of Safety or Cor- 
respondence, or as a member of any Continental, Provincial, or 
Colonial Congress or Legislature, or as a recognized patriot who 
performed actual service by overt acts of resistance to the authority 
of Great Britain. 

How TO Become a Member. 

Trace your lineage back to the period of the Revolution through 
paternal and maternal lines and ascertain the names and residences 
of all male lineal ancestors of proper age for active participation 
in the struggle for Independence. This search may be guided by 
family papers and traditions, by published and original probate 
and land records of towns and counties, and by tombstone inscrip- 
tions. Search printed and manuscript records of military and naval 
service. Where two or more men of the same name are recorded 
from the same locality, identify as your own ancestor the one 
upon whom claim is based. Names of German, Dutch, or French 
origin may be disguised by translation into English or by various 
phonetic spellings. 

References to manuscript sources must be accompanied b}^ 
officially certified copies. 

Application for membership is made on standard blanks 
furnished by the Secretary of the Kentucky Society or by any 
member of the Membership Committee. These blanks call for 
the place and date of birth and of death of the Revolutionary 
ancestor and the year of birth, of marriage, and of death of ancestors 
in intervening generations. Membership is based on one original 
claim; additional claims are filed on supplemental papers. The 
applications and supplementals are made in duplicate. One copy 
remains with the State Society and one copy is permanently pre- 
served in the Registrar General's office, where a reference card 
index is kept of members' names and of their Revolutionary 
ancestors. 



Activities of the Society 

Since October, 1914 

At the annual meeting of the Society held October 19, 1914, 
at the Pendennis Club, the following officers were elected; 

President — John B. Hundley. 

First Vice-President — Arthur Peter. 

Second Vice-President — Robert R. Burnam. 

Third Vice-President — Allen R. Carter. 

Fourth Vice-President — J. H. Bentley. 

Secretary — Alex. W. Tippett. 

Treasurer — Geo. T. Wood. 

Registrar — Benjamin La Bree. 

Historian — Geo. D. Todd. 

Surgeon — Dr. Walker B. Gossett. 

Chaplain — Rev. Richard L. McCready. 

Board of Managers — Neville S. Bullitt, Rev. Charles E. Crail<, 
Lewis J. Gorin, Wm. Overton Harris, John B. Hutchings, Caldwell 
Norton, James Ross Todd, Geo. H. Wilson. 

The business meeting was followed by a banquet and the 
following after dinner addresses : 

Rev. Charles Ewell Craik, "Dr. James Craik, Surgeon-General 
of the Continental Army and intimate friend and personal physi- 
cian of President Washington." 

Mr. R. C. Ballard Thruston, President General of the National 
Society : "The Washington Journe}' Pilgrimage, by the National 
Society over the route traversed by Washington when he went 
from Philadelphia to Cambridge to take command of the Con- 
tinental forces on July 3, 1775." 

Mr. Robert R. Burnam, of Richmond, Ky., spoke briefly 
on the markers in Kentucky and historical points in the State 
where they should be placed. 

Rev. W. W. Landrum: "Lessons we can today draw from the 
lives and examples of the founders of this republic. " 

Meeting January 19, 1915. 

Our Society was entertained by Compatriot R. C. Ballard 
Thruston at the residence of his aunt, Mrs. Luke P. Blackburn, 
when Gen. Philip Reade, Historian of our Massachusetts Society, 
delivered a delightful address on "Negro Soldiers in the Revo- 
lutionary War." Mr. Albert M. Henry, President of the Michigan 
Society, spoke on the advantage of the formation of Chapters in 
State Societies. 

April Meeting. 

The meeting on April 19, 1915, was held at the Tavern Club, 
when Prof. R. P. Halleck and Hon. Swager Sherley were guests of 
the Society and read papers on the important question of " Immi- 
gration." Miss Frances Ingram, of the Neighborhood House, 
and Mrs. Mattie Belle Tucker were also guests of the Society at 
this meeting and spoke on this subject. 



Flag Day Celebrations. 

The Society through its representatives, Mr. John B. Hundley, 
Mr. Neville S. Bullitt, Mr. Alex. W. Tippett, and Mr. R. C. 
Ballard Thruston, who spoke on the Flag, officiall}^ participated 
in the patriotic exercises which the Elks held in Central Park on 
Saturday, June 12th, celebrating Flag Day, instead of the following 
Monday. 

The meeting for June 17, celebrating the Battle of Bunker 
Hill, was held on June 14, 1915, Flag Day, at the Woman's Club, 
when President General R. C. Ballard Thruston delivered his very 
splendid lecture on "The Origin and Evolution of the United 
States Flag," using his collection of silk miniature reproductions 
of the flags to illustrate it. To this meeting were invited other 
patriotic organizations such as the Daughters of the American 
Revolution, Colonial Dames, Colonial Wars, and others. 

Americanization Day. 
The Society participated in the Americanization Day cele- 
bration for the naturalized citizens, held in Central Park (but on 
account of the rain adjourned to the chapel of the Girls' High 
School) on July 4th, 1915, Messrs. Neville S. Bullitt, Lewis J. 
Gorin, Wm. 0. Harris and Frank Graham Maus acting as ushers 
and Mr. R. C. Ballard Thruston unfurling the flag. 

Annual Meeting. 

At the annual meeting held at the Pendennis Club on October 
20, 1915, in commemoration of the Surrender at Yorktown, the 
following officers and board of managers were elected : 

President — Allen R. Carter. 

First Vice-President — Dr. Edgar Erskine Hume. 

Second Vice-President — James Ross Todd. 

Third Vice-President — John Chaplin Strother. 

Fourth Vice-President — Frank Graham Maus. 

Treasurer — George Twyman Wood. 

Secretary — Alexander Woodruff Tippett. 

Registrar — Benjamin La Bree. 

Surgeon — Dr. Richard Henry Coke. 

Chaplain — Rev. Frank Morehead Thomas. 

Board of Managers — Mason Brown Barret, George Lee Bur- 
ton, Lewis Jefferson Gorin, William Overton Harris, Thomas 
Kennedy Helm, John Barret Hundley, John Bacon Hutchings, 
Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston. 

President General Newell B. Wood worth, of Syracuse, N. Y., 
gave a very strong talk on "Preparedness" and "The Defense of the 
Nation a Duty of the Young Men." Mr. Elmer M. Wentworth, of 
Des Moines, Iowa, a member of the National Executive Committee, 
addressed the Society on "Patriotism in Our Schools." 

Miss Ethel de Long, one of the founders of the Pine Mountain 
Settlement School, of Pine Mountain, Harlan County, Ky., gave 



a very delightful address on the work the school is doing among the 
mountain children. 

The Treasurer's report for the year is as follows: 

George T. Wood, Treasurer, in account with Kentucky Society, Sons of the 
American Revolution: 

October 19, 1914. Balance on hand $222.59 

Receipts 

From dues $296.00 

From entertainments 78.00 

From sale of Year Books 148.60 

From initiation fees 60.00 

From sale of rosettes 7.30 

From Mrs. A. H. Barret for insignia for J. B. 

Hundley 20.00 

Total $832.49 

DiSBURSEiMENTS 

Paid to Louisville Trust Co. for markers acct $ 60.65 

Paid for entertainments 154.96 

Paid for books 345.00 

Paid for stamps for Secretary's office 20.75 

Paid for stamps for Treasurer's office 4.81 

Paid for registrar's expense 6.85 

Paid for entertainment at Women's Club 76.50 

Paid for printing 28.25 

Paid for annual dues to National Society 89.00 

Paid for certificates 15.00 

Balance 30.72 

$832.49 

The Liberty Bell 

On its return trip from the Pan-Pacific Exposition to Phila- 
delphia, passed through Louisville on the morning of November 
22nd, 1915, remaining in our city from 6 o'clock until 9:45, and it 
was visited by fully 100,000 people, many of whom had the oppor- 
tunity of having their patriotism awakened or renewed by touching 
the dear old bell. Our Society was prominently represented on 
the Civic Committee that welcomed the bell, and we distributed 
to the school children and the multitude who were present 50,000 
folders describing the Liberty Bell and its connection with the 
Declaration of Independence. 



Registrar's Report 

Number of members on October 19, 1914 185 

Number of new members since 17 

Resigned 2 

Lost by death 1 

Dropped 10 

Totalloss 13 13 

Net gain 4 4 

Number of members on the rolls January 1, 1915 189 

Ben LaBree, 

Registrar. 

Roll of Members elected since last Year Book: 

State National 
No. No. 
Butler, Pierce, Louisville, Ky. 376 26585 

Great-grandson of Percival (or Pierce) Butler 
Caldwell, John Payne, Louisville, Ky. 375 26584 

Great-great-grandson of John Caldwell 

Great, great-great-grandson of Armistead Churchill 
Canine, Robert Fulton, Louisville, Ky. 386 26595 

Great-great-grandson of Peter Carnine (Canine) 
Dawson, Roe Adolphus, Louisville, Ky. 374 26583 

Great-grandson of Jeremiah Dawson 
Gathright, Owen, Louisville, Ky. 382 26591 

Great-grandson of John Austin 
Grant, Raymond, Louisville, Ky. 369 26578 

Great-great-grandson of John Grant, Jr. 

Great-great-great-grandson of John Grant, Sr. 
Gray, Norborne Russel, Louisville, Ky. 384 26593 

Great-great-grandson of George Gray 
Hartwell, Samuel Adams, 2nd, Anchorage, Ky. 377 26586 

Great-grandson of Seth Walker 
Hartwell, Samuel Adams, 3rd, Anchorage, Ky. 378 26587 

Great-great-grandson of Seth Walker 
HoLSTEiN, Otto, Lexington, Ky. 23771 

Great-grandson of Benjamin Fox 
JUNGBLUTH, Karl, Jr., LouisviUe, Ky. 387 26596 

Great-great-grandson of Jonathan Clark 
Lewis, Marvin Harrison, Louisville, Ky. 388 26597 

Great-great-grandson of Aaron Lewis 
Parker, James Cooper, Louisville, Ky. 379 26588 

Great-grandson of John Ashby 
Puryear, Emmet Vance, Danville, Ky. 373 26582 

Great-great-grandson of Jesse Puryear 
Robertson, Archibald Thomas, Louisville, Ky. 381 26590 

Great-grandson of Joseph Martin 
Rodman, Hilary Drury, Louisville, Ky. 371 26580 

Great-grandson of Hugh Rodman 
Sea, Andrew McBrayer, Jr., Louisville, Ky. 370 26579 

Great-great-grandson of John Bell 
Thomson, A. Eugene (Rev.), Lincoln Ridge, Ky. 383 26592 

Great-grandson of John Thomson 
Whitley, Andrew Graham, Louisville, Ky. 380 26589 

Great-grandson of William Whitley 
Wilson, Joseph Nicholas, Lebanon, Ky. 385 26594 

Great-grandson of Joseph Carter 
Woodruff, George Ezra, Louisville, Ky. 372 26581 

Great-grandson of Enos Woodruff 

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Ancestors 

AsHBY, John, born in Virginia in 1707, died in Virginia, 1797. He was captain 
in Col. Thomas Marshall's regiment, the 3rd Virginia foot, on March 18, 
1776; was wounded at the battle of Germantown, Oct. 4, 1777; was Major 
of militia, 1780-81. — Parker, James Cooper. 

Austin, John, born in Virginia, 1736, died near Oldhamburg, Oldham County, 
Ky., Oct. 5, 1845. He served the entire period of the War in the Regiment 
of the Virginia Line commanded by General Daniel Morgan, known as 
Morgan's Sharp-Shooters or Riflemen. — Gathright, Owen. 

Bell, John, was born in Chester County, Pa., died near Louisville, Ky., 
March 10, 1831. Ensign, 6th Virginia, 26th February', 1776; 2nd Lieu- 
tenant, 28th December, 1776; severely wounded at Brandywine, 11th 
September, 1777. — Sea, Andrew McBrayer, Jr. 

Butler, Pierce (or Percival), was born in Carlisle, Pa., April 4, 1760, died 
in CarroUton, Ky., Sept. 9, 1821. Was commissioned First Lieutenant 
3rd Pennsylvania Regiment, under Col. Thomas Craig, Sept. 1, 1777. 
With this regiment through campaigns of 1778, '79, '80, '81, '82. Was at 
siege of Yorktown on Gen. La Fayette's staff and received handsome 
sword from La Fayette after the surrender of CornwaUis. Jan. 1, 1783, 
transferred to 2nd Pennsylvania. Sept. 23, 1783, joined 1st Pennsylvania 
with which he remained to close of War. — Butler, Pierce. 

Caldwell, John, born in 1748, died in Columbia, Ky., June 11, 1829, was 
soldier of the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment. — Caldwell, 
John Payne. 

Carnine (or Canine), Peter, born in New Jersey, 1752, died in Shelby County, 
Ky., 1839. Was a sergeant in the New Jersey Line, also in Continental 
Arniy. He was placed on the United States Pension Rolls, Sept. 24, 1833. 
— Canine. Dr. Robert Fulton. 

Churchill, Armistead, born in Middlesex County, Va., Nov. 25, 1733, 
died in Jefferson County, Ky., 1795. Was Colonel of 2nd Battalion of 
the Faquier Co. Militia on May 25, 1778. — Caldwell, John Payne. 

Clark, Jonathan, born Aug. 1, 1750, O. S., died Nov. 25, 1811. Was Cap- 
tain 8th Virginia, 23rd January, 1776; Major 12th Virginia, 10th January, 
1778; Regiment designated 8th Virginia, 14th September, 1778; Lieu- 
tenant Colonel, 10th May, 1779; taken prisoner at Charleston, 12th May, 
1780, and was a prisoner on parole to close of war. — Jungbluth, Karl, Jr. 

Carter, Joseph, born in Virginia, Dec. 20, 1760, died in Kentucky, Aug. 20, 
1846; enlisted in August, 1777, served four years to September, 1781, as 
private in the 2nd, 11th and 15th Virginia regiments, taken prisoner at 
battle of Charleston. — Wilson, Joseph Nicholas. 

Dawson, Jeremiah, born in Bedford County, Va., May 30, 1763, died in 
Hart County, Ky., Feb. 10, 1846. Enlisted as private in company of 
Captain Robert Watkins, Virginia Volunteers at the age of 17. At 
Battle of Guilford, N. C, March 15, 1781. — Dawson, Roe Adophus. 

Fox, Benjamin, born in Grafton County, N. H., about 1760, died there in 
1834. Private in Capt. Smith Emerson's Company on Seavey's Island, 
Nov. 5, 1775. In Capt. Mark Wiggins Company in Col. Long's Regiment, 
Dec. 7, 1776.— Holstein, Otto. 

Grant, John, Sr., born in Scotland, 1725. He was a private in Captain 
Brevard's Company, enlisting in 1782, and served 18 months, 10th 
Regiment. — Grant, Raymond. 

Grant, John, Jr., born in North Carolina, Jan. 30, 1755. Served as Private, 
and drew a pension. — Grant, Raymond. 

Gray, George, was born in Stafford County, Virginia, 1739, died in Louisville, 
Ky., Dec. 3, 1823. Was ensign in 1776, Lieutenant in 4th Continental 

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Dragoons, Jan. 10, 1777. December, 1777, he raised and equipped at his 
own expense a company for the 3rd Regiment of Virginia, resigned May 
1, 1780. Besides serving afterward he gave liberally of his means 
(some .$85,000.00) to the cause. Was member of the Order of the Cin- 
cirmati. — Gray, Norborne Russel. 

Martin, Joseph, was born in Goochland County, Va., 1740, died in Henry 
County, Dec. 18, 1808. On Feb. 17, 1779, appointed Major of a battalion 
of Volunteer MDitia to be used against the Cherokee Indians in Western 
North Carolina and east Tennessee.— Robertson, Archibald Thomas. 

PuRYEAR, Jesse, born in Virginia and died in Green County, Ky., 1783 
Was a private in the Third Continental Regiment Virginia Infantry and 
served from early m 1776 constantly and continuously until discharged 
honorably from further service at Chesterfield Court House on the 22nd 
day of October, 1780.— Puryear, Emmet Vance. 

Rodman, Hugh, was in 1st Battalion, 2nd Company, Northumberland 
County Militia, Col. John Kelly, May 1, 1778. Was a "Ranger of the 
Frontier" from Northumberland County, from 1778-1783; part of the 
time in James Thompson's Company. — Rodman, Hilary Drury. 

Thomson, John, was member Captain Joseph Meeker's Company, 1st New 
Jersey Regiment, commanded by Right Hon. William, Earl of Stirling. 
His name appears on a roll of that organization from Nov. 1, 1775, to 
Jan. 11, 1776, which shows that he enlisted Nov. 20, 1775, and on 
roll of Capt. Elias Longstreet's Company, same regiment from Oct. 29, 
1775, to Jan. 12, 1776, which shows that he enlisted Nov. 12, 1775, as 
a private. — Thomson, Archibald Eugene. 

Walker, Seth, born in Portsmouth, N. H., Aug. 29, 1756, died in Derry 
N. H., Oct. 8, 1838. On hearing of Battle of Bunker Hill, marched with 
number of others from Portsmouth to Charlestown, and afterwards to 
Dorchester. Took part in the siege of Boston. Returned to Portsmouth 
and was stationed at Fort Constitution, New Castle, where he remained 
some two years, first as sergeant and afterwards Lieutenant of Artillery 
subsequently was appointed Captain of Marines.— Hartwell, Samuel 
Adams, 2nd. Hartwell, Samuel Adams, 3rd. 

Whitley, William, was born in Augusta County, Va., Aug. 14, 1749, and died 
Oct. 5, 1813. He was in Bowman's Expedition 1779, in the Illinois Cam- 
paign as a private under George Rogers Clark.— Whitley, Andrew Gra- 
ham. 

Woodruff, Enos, born in Elizabeth, Essex County, N. J., 1749, died there 
1821. Served in the Essex County, New Jersey, Militia for a period of six 
months. — Woodruff, George Ezra. 



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Members 

Kentucky Society S. A. R., October, 1915 

Auburn, Ky. 
Coke, James Guthrie 

Carlisle, Ky. 
Veach, Samuel Keene 

Danville, Ky. 

Smith, Charles Nathan Tate, J. Waller 

Puryear, Emmett 

Frankfort, Ky. 

Averill, Marvin Dennison Gayle, George Macklin 
Averill, Thomas Page Hendrick, John Buford, Sr. 

Black, Stephen Hendrick, John Buford, Jr. 

Downing, Geo. Crutcher Hume, Dr. Edgar E. 
Farmer, Cecil Theobold Julien, Judge Ira 
Longmoor, Woodford W., Jr. 

Hardinsburg, Ky. 
Mercer, Col. Claude 

Harlan, Ky. 

Dufifield, Will Ward 

Harrodsburg, Ky. 
Thompson, C. D. 

Lebanon, Ky. 
Wilson, Joseph Nicholas 

Lexington, Ky. 

Barker, Judge Henry S. (State University) Holstein, Otto 

Norwood, C. J. 

Lincoln Ridge, Ky. 
Thomson, Rev. A. Eugene 

Louisville, Ky. 

Adams, Gilmer Speed 1000 Columbia Bldg. 

Akers, Matt. L Todd Bldg. 

AUin, Phil. T 1302 S. Brook St. 

Atwood, Lewis R Peaslee-Gaulbert Co. 

Ballard, Charles T Ballard & Ballard Co. 

Ballard, G. Breaux Ballard & Ballard Co. 

Ballard, S. Thruston Ballard & Ballard Co. 

Barker, Max S Louisville Trust Co. Bldg. 

Barret, A. G Lincoln Bldg. 

Barret, Mason B 703 Lincoln Bldg. 

Buck, Charles Neville, 1466 St. Jas. Ct., also Waverly Place, New York, N. Y. 

Buckner, James F Louisville Board of Trade 

Bullitt, Neville Steele 1223 First St. 

Bullitt, Wm. Marshall Lincoln Bldg. 

Burton, Geo. L Inter-Southern Bldg. 

Bush, Charles Piatt Ohio Valley Tie Co., Columbia Bldg. 

Butler, Pierce 1303 First St. 

Caldwell, George Danforth 1269 First St. 

Caldwell, James Guthrie, Sr 1269 First St. 

Caldwell, James Guthrie, Jr 1269 First St. 

Caldwell, John P 942 Second St. 

Caldwell, Junius 942 Second St. 

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Canine, Robert Fulton, Dr 432 S. Fifth St. 

Caperton, John H 126 S. Fifth St. 

Carpenter, Frank C American National Bank Bldg. 

Carter, Allen Rogers Herndon-Carter Co. 

Castleman, Genl. John B Fifth and Main Sts. 

Coke, Dr. Richard Henry 411 W. Chestnut St. 

Craik, Rev. Charles Ewell Christ Church Cathedral 

Crutcher, Philip Speed 126 E. Main St. 

Crutcher, Thomas B 126 E. Main St. 

Crutcher, Wm. Henry 1407 S. Fourth St. 

Culbertson, Alexander Craig 1424 St. James Court 

Culbertson, Samuel A Columbia Bldg. 

Culbertson, WiUiam Stewart 1448 St. James Court 

Danforth, George L 237 W. Main St. 

Dawson, R. A Keller Bldg. 

Dickson, Francis C Kentuckj' Public Elevator Co. 

Dickson, Rees Henry Kentucky Public Elevator Co. 

Dugan, Frank I Citizens National Bank Bldg. 

Duke, Basil W care Mrs. S. C. Henning, Speed Ave. and Cherokee Park 

DuRelle, George 1234 First St. 

Durrett, R. T., II 202 E. Chestnut St. 

Ewing, L. C Louisville Cereal Mill Co. 

Fenley, Oscar National Bank of Kentucky 

Fetter, George G 426 W. Main St. 

Gathright, Owen Harbison-Gathright Co. 

Gettys, Francis McKeldin Union National Bank 

Gibson, Charles H Realty Bldg. 

Gorin, Lewis J Holmhurst Apartments, No. 5 

Gossett, Dr. Walker B Weissinger-Gaulbert Bldg. 

Grant, Dr. Raymond Starks Bldg. 

Gray, Norborne Russel Peaslee-Gaulbert Co. 

Hall, Wm. LeRoie 2007 W. Burnett Ave. 

Harris, Alfred W 2732 Bismarck Ave. 

Harris, Credo Fitch Glenview, Ky. 

Harris, Wm. Overton, Jr Inter-Southern Bldg. 

Hartwell, Dr. Samuel Adams, II Anchorage, Ky. 

Hartwell, Samuel Adams, III Anchorage. Ky. 

Hehn, James Pendleton, Jr Louisville Trust Co. Bldg. 

Helm, John L 1371 S. Fourth Ave. 

Helm, T. Kennedy Louisville Trust Co. Bldg. 

Hillman, S. J 225 Tyler Bldg. 

Hopkins, Arthur Earlle Louisville Trust Co. Bldg. 

Hubley, G. Wilbur 1309 S. Third St. 

Huggins, Clem Kenyon Bldg. 

Hundley, John Barret National Bank of Kentucky 

Hutchings, E. T Columbia Bldg. 

Hutchings, John Bacon, Sr Columbia Bldg. 

Hutchings, John Bacon, Jr Columbia Bldg. 

Johnson, Charles Thruston Columbia Bldg. 

Johnston, J. Stoddard, Jr 417 W. Main St. 

Jungbluth, Karl, Jr 303 Starks Bldg. 

Knott, Stuart R Evening Post 

La Bree, Col. Ben care Rev. Paul H. Moore, 2924 Portland Ave. 

Landrum, Rev. Wm. Warren 1328 S. First St. 

Lewis, John C 452 Fourth Ave. 

Lewis, Marvin H Keller Bldg. 

Long, Charles R., Jr 622 E. Main St. and Pewee Valley 

Look, Richard Veech.. Canada Creosoting Co., C. P. R. Bldg., Toronto, Ont. 

Maus, Frank Graham Pa. Lines, Paul Jones Bldg. 

McAdams, Edw. Pope South Louisville 

McCandless, Jesse 1141 S. Floyd St. 

McCready, Rev. R. L Kennedy Court 

McDowell, R. A Lincoln Bldg. 

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Columbia Bldg. 

Minor, Charles Turner n^^Jl Ballard Co. 

Morris, J;,Morton^.^ T^ol Co Hamilton, O. 

Morton, Dr. David C Anderson Tool Co., n ^^^^^ ^^^^ 

Kn?c'ia«elK : . ; : : : .■.■■■ ■ ; ; .- ; ; ■ ; ; .N-ational Bgk^of Kentu^JV 

K^Sa^. T„o.as;. . . . . ; . . . :KSiSgf vT„S g; 

Robinson. Alex Gait Chess ^^^^^^g^, Ky. 

Robinson, ^verY- .^^— ^^ '^^^ ■ ■ ' Anchorage Ky. 

irnron:c'h:SlUcastle,Jr.........-.-;;;^ 

Rodes, H. C. . . -^ j^gHer Bldg. 

Rodman, Hilary U ■ • „ ^r R. R. 

Sehon, Geo. L . ^^g Fulton St. 

Sehon, Leicester^ . ^^g Fulton St. 

Shippen, Edward b ^^^g p-^^^ Ave. 

Shippen, Ed., Jr. . . • • ; , ■ ,„„^ ' ' ' 2525 Ransdell 

Simpson, Malcolm Sutherland. . . ^^._ ^o ^^ 

Stewart J. Adger •■••; inLr-Southern Bld^^ 

Stites, John. . .^ • • • • • • • .^"^^^u^ Pullman Co. 

!?e!«:: : ■ v;;;::v;;;. ^ . .,^ . . ;;ca— ||e^^^^ 

?St'?'a^-Mo;eWd,Rev.: : , . -- — '^O^. fZ 

Thruston, R. C Ballard United States ^m^'^^rth ^^^ 

Tippett, Alex. W 14^-^ ^- ^^^^ Bldg. 

Todd, George D 230 E. Oak St. 

Todd, James Ross -j^^^^gr Bldg. 

Troxler, Hervey B. . •.,. -^-^.^on Mills Co. 

Trueheart, Chas. T Louisvi e Cotton .^ ^^ 

Tuley, Philip S " ; Louisvdle Cotton^^^^^^ ^^ 

Tuley, Thos S. . . . .. -^ •_ ; Fulton-Conway Co. 

Waller, Dr. Granville B fuiiou Q^oiona 

Whitley, Andrew Graham •■•••■• T^ter-Southern Bldg. 

Williams I.. R..^ ^" Myer-Bridges Co. 

Wilson, George H i^^> ^ j^jan^ St. 

Wolfe, Vernon.^. -^ i^d^rherokee Road 

Wood, George T., Sr ^^^ ofs W Main St. 

Wood, George T., Jr • • • • p' R.ilhard Stone Co. 

WoodrufE, Geo. E Peter & Burghara o 

Woodson, Isaac T 

MAYSVILLE, KV ^.^^.^^^ ^ 

Cochran, Judge Andrew ^L^- ^Coc 

Barton, Henry S. ^o^'^^' tl 

Paducah, ky. 

Bentley, J- H. 

Paris, Ky. 

Ewalt, Joseph H. 

PiKEVILLE, Ky. 

Auxier, Andrew E. 

X, K^R^'TettllytnondSherrer 
Bumam, Robert R. Jett, t^ciy 



Somerset, Ky. 
Browse, J. P. W. 

Winchester, Ky. ^,»„ 
Dietrich, C. H. 

Hartford, Conn. 

Gray, Henry W Orient Ins. Co. 

Washington, D. C. 

Quisenbury, A. C War Dept. 

Watson, Adm. John Crittenden 2236 Q St. 

Tampa, Florida 
Sessions, Wm. C 107 Lafayette St. 

Chicago, Illinois 

Danforth, Geo. L., Jr The Elms 

Caldwell, William Beverly '.2846 E. 91st St. 

Trimble, James Francis care Morris & Co. 

Baltimore, Md. 
Watkins, Samuel Shelton 1201 N. Caroline St. 

St. Louis, Mo. 
Bacon, Gary H . Merchants' Exchange 

Buffalo, N. Y. 
Johnson, Dr. A. Rankins 478 Delaware Ave. 

New York, N. Y. 
Jones, David May 655 Broadway 

Schenectady, N. Y. 
Estill, D. C General Electric Co. 

Cincinnati, Ohio 

Ballard, Fielding M Merchants' National Bank 

Burnam, John M Hotel Sterling 

Richmond, Virginia 
Sanders, Stuart 1318 W. Broad St. 

Portsmouth, Virginia 
Watson, Alexander Mackenzie 124 Hatton St. 

In the Army or Navy 

Buckner, Lieut. Simon Bolivar, Jr U. S. A. 27th Inf., Manila, P. I. 

Carpenter, John S U.S. Navy, Boston, Mass. (Pay Director) 

Garrard, Col. Joseph 15th Cavalry, Ft. Bliss, Texas 

France 
Watson, John J. C Consul at Rouboix Nord 



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My Old Kentucky Home 

The sun shines bright in my old Kentucky home; 

'Tis summer, the darkies are gay; 
The corntop's ripe and the meadow's in the bloom, 

While the birds make music all the daj'. 
The young folk roll on the little cabin floor, 

All merry, all happy, all bright, 
By-m by hard times comes a-knockin' at the door — 

Then my old Kentucky home, good night. 

Chorus: 

Weep no more, my lady; oh weep no more today; 
We'll sing one song for the old Kentucky home, 
For our old Kentucky home far away. 

They hunt no more for the 'possum and the coon. 

On the meadow, the hill and the shore; 
They sing no more bj'^ the glimmer of the moon 

On the bench by the old cabin door. 
The day goes by like a shadow o'er the heart. 

With sorrow where all was delight ; 
The time has come when the darkies have to part, 

Then my old Kentucky home, good night. 

The head must bow, and the back will have to bend, 

Wherever the darkies rnay go; 
A few more days and the trouble all will end 

In the field where the sugar canes grow. 
A few more days to "tote" the weary load — 

No matter it will never be light; 
A few more days till we totter on the road ; 

Then my old Kentucky home, good night. 



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■lot 29 



The Star-Spangled Banner 

Oh, say can you see, by the dawn's early light, 

What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming, 
Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight. 

Over the ramparts we watch'd were so gallantly streaming; 
And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air. 

Gave proof thro' the night that our flag was still there. 
Oh, say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave 

O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave. 

On the shore dimly seen thro' the mist of the deep 

Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence reposes, 
What is that which the breeze o'er the towering steep 

As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses? 
Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first beam, 

In full glor}^ reflected, now shines on the stream; 
'Tis the star-spangled banner, oh ! long may it wave 

O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave! 

And where is that band who so vauntingly swore, 

That the havoc of war and the battle's confusion, 
A home and a country should leave us no more? 

Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution. 
No refuge could save the hireling and slave 

From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave; 
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave 

O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave. 

Oh! thus be it e'er when freemen shall stand 

Between their loved homes and the war's desolation; 
Blest with vict'ry and peace, may the heav'n-rescued land 

Praise the pow'r that hath made and preserv'd us a nation; 
Then conquer we must when our cause it is just, 

And this be our motto, "In God is our trust." 
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave 

O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave! 







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