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Wathen, Henry B.

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Wathen, Henry B.
March 15, 2007 09:10PM
History of Daviess County, Kentucky, Inter-State Publishing Co.,
Chicago, 1883. Reprinted by McDowell Publications, Utica, KY, 1980. p.

HENRY B. WATHEN was born in Charles County, Md., June 29, 1810, and is a
son of John Wathen, who brought his family to Nelson County, Ky., in
1815, just after the close of the war of 1812. He was a soldier in that
war. Our subject was reared on a farm, and educated in a subscription
school. He came to Daviess County in 1835, settling in Knottsville
Precinct, where he has since lived. On the 24th of November, 1839, he
married Miss Rebecca, daughter of Thomas F. Montgomery (deceased), an
early settler of this precinct. They have had eleven children, of whom
eight are living--John T., Rosella E., Francis X., Melvina E., Appalonia
B., Henry B., Peter E. and William P. Mr. Wathen and family are
Catholics. He owns a farm of ninety-six acres of land.

Wathen Montgomery
Charles-MD Nelson-KY

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