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Tandy, E. J.

Posted by ceddleman 
Tandy, E. J.
March 16, 2007 02:58PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed., 1887,
Carroll Co.

E. J. TANDY was born in Carroll County, Ky., January 3, 1824, and is a son
of John and Sallie (Bledsoe) Tandy, natives of Virginia, the former from
Culpeper County. John Tandy came to Kentucky with his father, John Tandy,
Sr., in 1784, and settled in Lexington, where he remained until 1800,
when he moved to Carroll County. He was a farmer and mechanic, and fought
the Indians in the early history of the State. E. J. Tandy was educated
at the common schools, and, with the exception of two years spent in a
store in Carrollton, he has always been a farmer. He owns 155 acres of
well improved land in Carroll County, and served as justice of peace from
June 1, 1875, to June 1, 1887, when he informed his constituents that he
was not a candidate for re-election. Mr. Tandy has been married twice;
first, September 27, 1869, to his cousin, Martha Tandy, daughter R. M.
Tandy, of Carroll County. She died August 9, 1882, leaving two children:
Charles and Scott; and second, December 11, 1883, to Annie Kleesattel, of
Kenton County, daughter of Anthony and Frances (File) Kleesattel, natives
of Germany. One child blessed this union--John A. Politically Mr. Tandy
is a Democrat. He is a member of the I.O.O.F., No. 45, of Ghent, and of
the Masonic lodge of the same place. He is also a member of the Christian
Church.
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