Gypsies and Community Pillars

Father’s day always brings one of many opportunities to call Dad and catch up. This year I needed a little more than catching up. I needed reaffirmation that I grew up to be just as Dad had intended (like all children of great fathers, I will always need my Daddy no matter how old I … Continue reading Gypsies and Community Pillars

Mary Duggins

Well, I had this typed up for last week but my profession got in the way. Life is tuff when you still have a job-job. Let's talk Duggin's. Philip married Mary F. Duggins on 24 November 1867 in Boyle County, Kentucky, probably Danville. Mary Duggins was born on 17 February 1845 and was the only child … Continue reading Mary Duggins

Sarah Batey

Another branch of my husband’s paternal line is Batey. My father-in-law asked me what I could find out about his great-grandfather Philip Batey. He gave me the start of my research with his grandmother, Sarah Batey. Clipped from Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1963 on I started by gathering records for known events in her life. … Continue reading Sarah Batey