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Patrick, Ashland T.

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Patrick, Ashland T.
March 05, 2007 06:31PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B,
Boyd County

Ashland T. Patrick was born in Magoffin County, Ky., June 2, 1859, a son of
John W. and Abigail (Salyer) Patrick, natives respectively, of Magoffin and
Johnson Counties, Ky. The paternal grandfather, John Patrick, a native of
Virginia, came to Kentucky about 1800 and settled in Magoffin County, where
he engaged in farming; his wife was Martha (Kanard) Patrick, of Kentucky.
The maternal grandfather of Ashland T. Patrick was Jacob Salyer, also a
native of Virginia, but who settled in Johnson County, Ky., was a farmer,
and his wife was Newcarius (Litteral) Salyer, of Kentucky. Ashland T.
Patrick received his education at Georgetown College, Ky., and at he Ohio
Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio. He studied law under Judge John E.
Cooper, of West Liberty, Ky., and began practice in 1883; two years later he
was elected county superintendent of schools, which position he resigned in
April, 1886, and was appointed United States commissioner. In 1881 he
married Lulie Howes, a daughter of W.W. and Mary (Ferguson) Howes, of
Kentucky. They have two children, Lenore and Hortense. Mr. Patrick is a
member of the Presbyterian Church, is a Mason, and a Republican.
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