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Stringfellow, Charles N.

Posted by ceddleman 
Stringfellow, Charles N.
March 16, 2007 02:57PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed., 1887,
Carroll Co.

CHARLES N. STRINGFELLOW, a native of Carroll County, Ky., was born May
11, 1820, the eldest son of William and Elizabeth (Atchison) Stringfellow,
natives, respectively, of Virginia and Lexington, Ky. Mrs. Elizabeth
(Atchison) Stringfellow was a daughter of James Atchison. William
Stringfellow was born in 1792; moved from Lexington to Carrollton in 1818;
was a carpenter and contractor, and died in 1864. The maternal grandfather
of our subject was a shoemaker by trade, and a native of Ireland, while
the paternal grandfather was of English ancestry, and a soldier in the
Revolution. Charles N. Stringfellow learned his trade under his father,
who was an extensive contractor from 1818 up to 1845. In 1880 Mr.
Stringfellow, in partnership with A. F. Kipping, engaged in the furniture
and undertaking business, but they dissolved partnership in 1884, since
which time Mr. Stringfellow has conducted the business alone, and carries
a stock of $1,000 worth. He also owns a farm of eighty acres. In December
1847, he married Miss Eliza Belle Monroe, a native of Pennsylvania, who
died in 1863, leaving two children: William F. and Gertrude. Mr.
Stringfellow is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and is a Republican
in politics.
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