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Conn, William H.

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Conn, William H.
March 13, 2007 03:14PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Perrin, Battle, Kniffin, 4th ed., 1887,
Garrard County.

WILLIAM H. CONN was born July 24, 1853, and was reared a farmer. His
father J. T. Conn, was born March 10, 1822, in Garrard County, and has
been twice married: first to Miss Lizzie Yakey, who became the mother of
nine boys and two girls; and secondly, to Miss Virginia Barker, who also
bore nine boys and two girls. J. T. Conn is the owner of 700 acres of
good, productive land. In religion he is a Presbyterian and in politics
a Democrat. The grandfather of William H. Conn was John Fields Conn,
who was born in Washington County, Va., came to Kentucky in an early day,
settled on a farm, married Elizabeth Faulkinor (who bore him five boys and
five girls) and died in 1839, aged fifty-five years, a member of the
Methodist Episcopal Church. William H. Conn was born in Garrard County,
has principally followed farming and in 1870 married Miss Penelope
Pocahontas Barker, who has born him the following children: J. P., Mary,
Lillie W., William W., Mike Owsley, Lillie Price and Penelope Pocahontas
Barker Conn. In religion Mr. Conn is a member of the Reformed Church,
and in politics is a Democrat.

Conn Yakey Barker Faulkinor Barker

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