This is an entry from the "Fulton-Hickman Genealogical Review," vol 9, no. 2, 1993. The article is called "Minute Book 1 Extracts, April 1, 1845." This is one of three entries on page 13, all dealing with road maintenance.
Ordered Reuben Pouland, surveyor of State Line road leading from Hickman to the Tennessee River commencing at the west corner of Jonathon Lewis's farm and ending at the 50 mile tree. Hands allowed: Johnathon Lewis, Jessie Boyd & hands, F.Helmontoller, Jacob Helmontoller, C. Hansberry & hands, John C. Brown, Thomas Miller, Charles Hodges, Sandy Payne, Andrew Graham & hands, John Graham, George Wilkerson, Joseph Moot, Hyson Hawkins, S.G. Ashley, A. Blackman & hands, John Shuck, James Hammonds and Jacob Hansberry to keep the road in good order.
From Fulton County, Kentucky Order Book #1
"The last will and testament of Andrew Graham, dec'd, was this day produced in court and proved to be such last will and testament by the oaths of Claiborn Underwood and Joseph Mott(?) subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded 10 Dec., 1849
8 April, 1850. This day Nancy Graham, the executrix named in the last will and testament of Andrew Graham, dec'd, came into court and agreed to undertake (illegible) of the (illegible) thereof and thereupon took the oath required by and executed a bond to the Commonwealth in the penalty of $10,000 according to law the said will dispensing with the necessity of her giving a bond."
|John Graham (1802-1871), the first of the two known children of Andrew and Nancy,
was born in Kentucky. John married Nancy Jennings (1808-1880) in Bardstown
in Nelson County, Kentucky on October 25, 1824. Nancy's father was
Hatsel Jennings. She met her death at age 72, said Graham
researcher Jessie Graham,when she was thrown from her horse.
They had six children. Click on the names to see more about the families of the children of John and Nancy Graham.
Prior to his passing away, John Graham sold his land to his children. Jessie Graham, a grand-daughter of John and Nancy, made a map of land ownership of the area of John and Nancy's farm in approximately 1900. Jessie's Map
The Family of Oliver C. Graham (2nd son of Andrew and Nancy)
We believe Oliver C. Graham was another son of Andrew and Nancy Graham. This Oliver was born on January 24, 1806 and died on January 27, 1873 in Bullitt County, KY. He first married Nancy Beeler on April 18, 1825 in what was then Jefferson County, KY. It was Nancy Beeler's second marriage; she had a daughter, America Brooks by a previous marriage to a Mr. Brooks The Ancestors of Janet Foster Kippen . Oliver and Nancy had a son, James, and daughters Mary and Elizabeth. James married Melvina Miller The Ancestors of Janet Foster Kippen . Oliver's second marriage was to Tracey Quick, which produced five daughters. Oliver, Tracey and James are buried in the Graham Cemetary in Bullitt County, KY. It was surveyed by Donna Hall in June, 2000 and her work is available online at RootsWeb