Asbury, B. T.
March 01, 2007 10:45PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 782.
[Nicholas County] [Ellisville Precinct]

B. T. ASBURY, farmer, P. O. Oakland Mills, was born in Harrison County in
1842. His father, Franklin, was born in Nicholas in 1820; he was a farmer
and died Aug. 29, 1862. The maiden name of his mother was Lucinda Mattox,
who was born in Nicholas in 1828, and died Oct. 3, 1859; they were the
parents of nine children. Our subject was educated in Harrison County and
began farming in the fall of 1865; he was married in Nicholas County, Sept.
28, 1865, to Miss Roda J. Mann, who was born May 14, 1848, and was the
daughter of John Mann, who died in 1869. At the beginning of the civil war
in August, 1861, Mr. Asbury enlisted in company K, Fourth Ky. V.I., U.S.A.,
and went all through the engagements of the Army of the Cumberland until
the close of the war in 1865. He is the father of eight children, seven of
whom are living, viz: Martha, Ellen, Mary, Thomas, William, Elizabeth, and
Minnie. His wife is a member of the Methodist Church at Bald Hill, and in
politics he is a Republican and a Mason, being a member of Blue Lick
Lodge, No. 495. He is the owner of seventy-three acres of land on which
he produces tobacco, wheat and corn, chiefly.

Asbury Mann Mattox

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