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Carlton WILLETT 10085, Bourbon Co.

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Carlton WILLETT 10085, Bourbon Co.

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Classification: Biography
Surnames: Willett, Fisher, Coons, Shackelford, Larvell, Craig, Bagg
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History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed. by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 568. [Bourbon County] [Hutchinson Precinct]

CARLTON WILLETT, P. O. Hutchinson; was born Jan. 20, 1801, in Maryland; son of Edward and Ellen (Fisher) Willett; she a daughter of Martin Fisher, of Virginia, and granddaughter of one of the Shackelfords, of the Old Dominion. The parents of our subject came to Kentucky, by way of the Ohio river on a flat, and settled first at Maysville, then bought a place near Millersburg in Bourbon County, where the father died in 1842, and the mother in 1848. Mr. Willett was married in 1829 to Miss Nancy Coons, daughter of James Coons, of Bourbon County, which union has been blessed with thirteen children, three of whom are dead; those living are--Mary (Mrs. Larvell), Aquila, John, Ninian, Electa V. (Mrs. Craig), W. H. Harrison, A. Hamilton, Horatio Fisher, Scott, Josephine (Mrs. Bagg). Mr. Willett owns 185 acres of land ten miles from Paris, which he rents. He and wife are members of the Christian Church; he is a Democrat.

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