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In Search of the Bryan Cemetery

In Clayton C. Simmons’ 1943 articles “Historical Trip Through East Barren,” is an excerpt which follows on Solomon Quessenberry: “Zacheus and Page Quessenberry were the first Quessenberrys to locate in Barren county, and it is assumed they were brothers as … Continue reading

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A Runaway Tragedy

From a 1903 Glasgow Times’ newspaper: “The breaking of a bridle bit going down a steep hill at the edge of town last Wednesday afternoon caused an old family horse to run away throwing Miss Lucille Hays, of Knob lick, … Continue reading

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Encounter at the Bowles Place

Throwback Thursday, anyone? Okay, I’ve been holding out on you! I need to put you on the edge of your seat. A genuine, firsthand encounter – Lol, sorta. Back in the 1990s, adrenaline junkie years, we enjoyed going to reputed … Continue reading

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All Hallows Eve – 31 October 1927 – Nichols’ Family Tragedy

From the Glasgow Times, November 1927 edition: “Four buried in the same grave Wednesday morning. The entire city and surrounding country was shocked, almost beyond speech, Monday afternoon when the report that Earl Nichols, his wife and two small children … Continue reading

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