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Major Robert CLARK Sr.

"Our Quaker Friends of Ye Olden Time" book #975.5 B413q

He was the first manufacturer of iron in Kentucky.

Individual Land Owners in the Bush Settlement in Clark County, Kentucky in 1780, included Robert Clark Sr.


Susannah HENDERSON

She was supposedly the mother of 17 children and I have the names of 15 of them.


Governor James CLARK

He served as the 12th Governor of Kentucky from 1836 to 1839.

HISTORY: James CLARK, Governor of Kentucky, born in Bedford County, Virginia in 1779 ; died in Frankfort, Kentucky 27 August 1839. He removed with his father to Clarke County, Kentucky and was educated by a private tutor, and after studying law in Virginia, was admitted to the bar, and began practice in Winchester, Kentucky in 1797. He was several times a member of the legislature, became judge of the court of appeals in 1810, and was elected to congress as a Clay democrat, serving from 24 May 1813 till 1816 when he resigned. He was judge of the circuit court from 1817 till 1824, and was then elected again to congress as a Whig, serving from 5 December 1825 till 3 March 1831. He was elected to the state senate in 1832, becoming its speaker and in 1836 was chosen governor of the state, and served till his death. (Info located on the net by Edited Appletons Encyclopedia, Copyright © 2001 VirtualologyTM)

HISTORY: CLARK, James (brother of Christopher Henderson Clark and Uncle of John Bullock Clark), a Representative from Kentucky; born near the Peaks of Otter in Bedford County, Virginia January 16, 1770; moved with his parents to Clark County, Kentucky in 1794; was educated by private tutors; attended Pisgah Academy, Woodford County, Kentucky; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Winchester, Kentucky in 1797; member of the State house of representatives in 1807 and 1808; appointed judge of the court of appeals in 1810; elected as a Republican to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1813 until his resignation in 1816; judge of the circuit court 1817-1824; elected to the Nineteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry Clay; re-elected to the Twentieth and Twenty-first Congresses and served from August 1, 1825 to March 3, 1831; chairman, Committee on Territories (Twenty-first Congress); member of the State senate 1831-1835; elected, as a Whig, Governor of Kentucky in 1836, and served until his death in Frankfort, Kentucky September 27, 1839; interment in the private burial ground of the old Clark home at Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky. (Info located on the net in the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.)


William CLARK

NOTES: They were Quakers. Hon. William Clark served in the Revolutionary War in the Calvary and assisted in driving the British troops from Virginia when Tarletan raided the Colony.

RECORD: Albemarle County, Virginia Record of Families, 1744-1890, Chapter 7, states that William was a son of Micajah and was married to Elizabeth ALLEN.


Judith CHEADLE

NOTES: Disowned from Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting but no reason given.


William CLARK

NOTES: They were Quakers. Hon. William Clark served in the Revolutionary War in the Calvary and assisted in driving the British troops from Virginia when Tarletan raided the Colony.

RECORD: Albemarle County, Virginia Record of Families, 1744-1890, Chapter 7, states that William was a son of Micajah and was married to Elizabeth ALLEN.


James William DEBOW

1880 Christian County, Kentucky Census Page 119. His parents were from Tennessee & Georgia.

CENSUS RECORDS: 18 June 1900 Dist #7, Christian County, Kentucky

He was 45 in 1920 and he is an inmate in the Eddyville State Penitenary, in Lyon County, Kentucky.


Iona Mildred WOOSLEY

She was 2 months old in 1880.


Gaspard Noel DEBOW

He was 1 in 1900.


Houston DEBOW

He was mentally handicapped according to Uncle Bill Teague.


Wilson Henry WOOSLEY

He was 19 in 1850 living with a Sarah W. LANDER and her children in Christian County, Kentucky.

He was 29 in 1860 living in Hopkinsville PO, Christian, Kentucky.

He was 39 in 1870 living in Scates Mill, Christian, Kentucky.

He was 50 in 1880 living in Bainbridge, Christian, Kentucky

HISTORY: Wilson Henry drowned trying to cross Muddy Fork Creek in high water. He had been in town drinking with some friends. They tried to get him to stay over night, but he said, come down to the river and watch me drown. I wonder if it was an accident or intentional. Jessie Doss Beard, told her son Frank this story in the 1970's. According to newspaper article the horse came home with the sad news Wilson Henry had tried to ride his horse across the swollen creek.


Eliza Mildred RENSHAW

She was 15 in 1850.

She was 24 in 1860.

She was 34 in 1870.

She was 44 in 1880.


Amanda E. WOOSLEY

She was 7 in 1870.

She was 16 in 1880.

NOTES: Amanda, her brother Samuel Lee, and sister Ella, all died of pneumonia close to the same time with in a couple of weeks of each other.


Samuel Lee WOOSLEY

He was 9 in 1880.

NOTES: Samuel, his sisters Amanda and Ella, all died of pneumonia close to the same time within a few weeks of each other. Samuel died first.


Jernsha Ella WOOSLEY

She was 7 in 1880.

NOTES: Died of pneumonia along with her sister Amanda and brother Samuel Lee.


Curtis Aaron WOOSLEY

He was 5 in 1880.

Woosley Family History by Maud Woosley Williamson of Cerulean Springs, Kentucky
1970.

Curtis never married.


Andrew Jackson DOSS

He was 1 in 1850.

He was 12 in 1860.

CENSUS RECORDS: 21 Jun 1880 Hamby, Christian, Kentucky Film #1254409, Page #147A
Jack DOSS Self M M W 30 TN
Occ: Farmer Fa: KY Mo: TN
Sallie C. DOSS Wife F M W 28 KY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: KY
Lue E. DOSS Dau F S W 2 KY
Fa: TN Mo: KY
Oliver J. DOSS Son M S W 3M KY
Fa: TN Mo: KY
Jos. DOSS Other M W 76 VA
Occ: In Family Fa: VA Mo: VA
(Is this Jos. Doss Joel Burgess Doss?? George Samuel Doss is listed right after them. If it is George's father how com he isn't listed with them??)

The cemetery is located on Hwy 91.


Sarah Catherine WOOD

She was 28 in 1880.


Samuel DOSS

COURT RECORDS: Cumberland County, Kentucky Deed Book D, page #147 & 149, 9 Nov 1819
William DOSS and Laban DOSS, poor boys of the county are apprenticed to Samuel G. CHEATHAM, to dwell until 21 years, to serve as apprentices in the art of cabinet making. He will provide sufficient meat, drink and apparel, washing, lodging, and will teach or cause to be taught and instructed in reading, writing and will provide for such apprentices so they will be no charge to the county during said term, and at expiration of said term pay 3 pounds, 10 shillings and allow a decent suit of new clothes at end of service.

COURT RECORDS: Adair County, Kentucky Deed Book E, page #663, 1 Apr 1822
William DOSS, poor boy of the county, apprenticed to Stephen ROGERS until he reaches 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of shoe and boot making.

NOTES: I am thinking this William mentioned in the above 2 court records is probably Samuel since I have never had a record of a William DOSS before as a child of Phillip and Rhoda.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1840 Williamson County, Tennessee, Page #168
DOSS, Samuel --- 2 Males under 5 (William & James), 1 Male 20 to 30 (Samuel), 2 Females under 5 (Mary & Margaret), 1 Female 20 to 30 (Barbara)

CENSUS RECORDS: 17 Sep 1850 Dist #1, Christian County, Kentucky page #471, family #592/640
DORSO, Saml. age 37, male, farmer, $300, KY
DORSO, Barbara age 37, female, TN
DORSO, Mary J. age 14, female, TN
DORSO, Wm. L. age 12, male, TN
DORSO, Jas. H. age 11, male, TN
DORSO, Margaret A. age 10, female, TN
DORSO, Martha L. age 8, female, TN
DORSO, Rhoda L. age 3, female, TN
DORSO, Andrew J. age 1, male, TN
DORSO, Rhoda age 67, female, VA

CENSUS RECORDS: 1860 Christian County, Kentucky
DOSS, Saml. age 48, male, KY
DOSS, B. age 48, female, TN
DOSS, M. A. age 18, female, TN
DOSS, R. L. age 14. female, TN
DOSS, A. J. age 12, male, TN
DOSS, S. H. age 8, male, KY
DOSS, G. W. age 6, male, KY
DOSS, Andrew J. age 1, male, KY

MILITARY RECORDS: Samuel served in the Union Army during the Civil War in the 25th KY Inf. Regt.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Hamby, Christian, Kentucky Film #1254409, Page #147A
Sam DOSS Self M M W 67 KY
Occ: Farmer Fa: VA Mo: VA
Martha DOSS Wife F M W 51 VA
Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA


Barbara ROGERS

She was in the 20 to 30 age bracket in 1840.

She was 37 in 1850.

She was 48 in 1860.


James Henry DOSS

He was under 5 in 1840.

He was 11 in 1850.

He was a Union soldier who was killed at the battle of Fort Donaldson in Tennessee, during the Civil War.

He never married.


Barbara Tennessee DOSS

Where was she in 1850?

Where was she in 1860?

She never married.


Samuel Houston DOSS

He was 8 in 1860.

NEWSPAPERS: The Crittenden Press Newspaper, Thursday, December 9, 1879, Samuel H. DOSS Jr. while under arrest in Christian County, was shot and mortally wounded. DOSS has been out of the penitentiary about one month. The Crittenden Press Newspaper, Thursday, December 17, 1879, Richard WADE was arrested for the killing of DOSS in Christian County last week.

He never married.


George Washington DOSS

He was 6 in 1860.

He never married.


Joseph Franklin BOYD

From family bible of Lena Alice Doss Boyd of Morganfield, Ky. 1978


Lena Alice DOSS

She was 8 months old in 1880.


Mary Lois BOYD

From family bible of Lena Alice Doss Boyd of Morganfield, Ky. 1978


Altha Paulen BOYD

From family bible of Lena Alice Doss Boyd of Morganfield, Ky. 1978


Virgil Franklin BOYD

From family bible of Lena Alice Doss Boyd of Morganfield, Ky. 1978