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Unsel, R.

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Unsel, R.
March 10, 2007 06:20PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 2nd ed., 1885,
Hancock Co.

R. UNSEL, Hancock County, was born in Nelson County, Ky., near Bardstown,
August 8, 1851, and is the son of William and Mary (Davis) Unsel. The
father was born in Nelson County about 1820 and died in Meade County in
1866. He was a farmer by occupation, and a member of the Baptist Church.
The mother was also a native of Nelson County, and died there in 1856.
Subject is the second of a family of six children, of whom four are now
living: D. C., Raish, Napoleon and Charles. Subject received his education
in Meade County. He began life for himself at thirteen years of age, and
worked around for different farmers in Daviess County. For five years he
was foreman in a tobacco stemmery at Owensboro. In February, 1884, he
settled in Hancock County, and in connection with D. C. Wright is farming a
tract of land of 150 acres. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal
Church South.

Unsel Davis Wright
Nelson-KY Meade-KY Daviess-KY
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