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Conner, M. H.

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Conner, M. H.
March 10, 2007 03:46PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 2nd ed., 1885,
Hancock Co.

M. H. CONNER, Hancock County, was born in Perry County February 11, 1851, to
Davis M. and Maria L. (Prentiss) Conner. The father was born in Perry County,
Ind., in 1829, and was a farmer. He enlisted at the commencement of the late
war in Company E, Forty-ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, United States army,
and died at St. Louis while in the hospital in December, 1862. The mother was
born in Petersburg, Va., in 1828, and is still living at Evansville. Subject
was the eldest of a family of six children, of whom three are now living: M. H.,
James P. and William A. At an early age M. H. Conner learned the shoemaker's
trade. He opened a shop for himself at Cannelton, Ind., and remained in the
business until 1882, when he also opened a grocery store, which he still
continues, carrying a stock of about $1,500. Mr. Connor was married, in April,
1875, to Miss Virginia, a daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth (Sample) Gregory.
The father was of English descent. The mother was born in Pennsylvania. Mrs.
Connor was born in Pennsylvania in 1851, and is the mother of three children:
James H., William G. and Austin. Mr. Conner and family are members of the
Methodist Episcopal Church South. He is also a member of Lewisport Lodge,

Conner Prentiss Gregory Sample
Perry Perry-IN VA IN England PA

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