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The Tie That Binds                                STB = Said to be

RUTH ALDRIDGE: [2]
daughter of Nathaniel Aldridge and Mary "Polly" Butler
Born: 2 April 1811 Nelson Co., KY
Died: 8 January 1855 Hawesville, Hancock Co., KY
Burial: Cemetery on the Hill, Hawesville, KY
Married: 22 October 1832 Breckinridge Co., KY
    HENRY H. PRIEST [ stone mason ]
    son of Isreal Priest and Elizabeth Fleming STB
    Born: circa 1812 KY
    Died: after 1880 census
    Burial: unknown

CHILDREN OF HENRY AND RUTH:

    1. Nancy Jane Priest + Sylvester Powers
    2. Nathaniel M. Priest + Elizabeth Hayward
    3. Samuel M. Priest + Sarah E. Walters
    4. James W. Priest + Mary Eliza Powers
    5. Squire Thomas Priest + Mary Tully
    6. Mary Jane Priest + George Shevel
    7. Joseph Priest age 13 on 1860 census
    8. Hardin D. Priest [ Cemetery listing says Hardin F. Priest son of H & R Priest, 2 yr, 3 m, 26 d, ~ d. 23 Aug. 1850
    9. Columbus Priest age 10 on 1860 census

After the death of Ruth Aldridge Priest Henry remarried:
    ELIZA STUMBAUGH [nee EVANS STB]
    daughter of
    Born: circa 1819 VA
    Died: after 1880 census
    Burial: unknown

CHILDREN OF HENRY AND ELIZA:

    1. Hanna Ruth Priest
       b. 15 November 1856 [listed as Anna Ruth in birth record]
       d. 14 July 1858 aged 2 [Hanna in death record]
    2. Charles Henry Priest + Della Bailey





SOURCES:
Year: 1840; Census Place: , Breckinridge, Kentucky; Roll: 105; Page: 449; Image: 922; Family History Library Film: 0007823.
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Breckinridge, Kentucky. I believe the family of Mary Butler Aldridge is living in this home at the time of this census.

Year: 1850; Census Place: , Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: M432_202; Page: 275A; Image: 557.

Kentucky, Marriage Records, 1852-1914
Name: Henry H Priest
Age: 42
Est. Birth Year: abt 1813
Birth Location: Breckinridge
Spouse Name: Eliza Stambaugh
Spouse Age: 36
Est. Spouse Birth Year: abt 1819
Marriage Date: 3 Oct 1855
Marriage Location: Hancock
County of Record: Hancock

Henry H. Priest and Eliza Stumbaugh were married 3/5 October 1855 in Hancock Co., KY. I believe this was her third marriage.

Year: 1860; Census Place: Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: M653_370; Page: 1040; Image: 502; Family History Library Film: 803370. There are two sons, Joe and Columbus, living in the home.

In 1865 Henry Preast is listed as a purchaser on the "Inventory of Sale Bill of Mary Hinds Deceased"

1870 Hawesville, Hancock Co., KY Federal Census
Year: 1870; Census Place: Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: M593_466; Page: 172A; Image: 370; Family History Library Film: 545965. Living in the home with his parents is Charles age 12.

Year: 1880; Census Place: Hawesville, Hancock, Kentucky; Roll: 417; Family History Film: 1254417; Page: 188D; Enumeration District: 117; Image: 0381. Their youngest son, Charles is living in the home.

LDS site has a submission that lists her as Eliza Evans Stumbaugh


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