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Prowell, J. Wellington

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Prowell, J. Wellington
February 28, 2007 05:20PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 641.
[Scott County] [Newtown Precinct]

J. WELLINGTON PROWELL, farmer, P. O. Newtown; was born in Pennsylvania,
May 2, 1818; his father's name was Samuel, who was born in Pennsylvania
in 1780, and was a farmer, and died in 1863; the maiden name of his
mother was Phoebe Brown, who was of the French extraction, and died in
1828; his parents had fifteen children. He was educated in Pennsylvania.
Through his own exertions he began life in the capacity of a farmer, and
was married in Scott County, Nov. 24, 1868. The maiden name of his wife
was Catharine (Lewis) Payne, who was born in Scott County in 1836; her
father was Colonel Remus Payne, who was born in Fayette County in 1811;
the maiden name of her mother was Mary S. Talbott, born in 1815. He has
been engaged in the practice of medicine, and that of a breeder of fine
stock and of a general farming interest. He was in the capacity of
Assistant-Surgeon, 5th Company, Washington Artillery, C.S.A., Captain
Slocum. He has four children, one girl and three boys, as follows: Early
Wellington, Homer Marion, Wade Hampton, and Rosa Belle. He has always been
a zealous Democrat; and is a member of the Masonic fraternity. Dr. Prowell
is a man possession extraordinary energy and fine intellectual attainments;
is an exceedingly liberal man in his views, and is ever ready to aid in the
co-operation of any enterprise developing the interest of his country or
State, and is among the leading agriculturists of his county.

Prowell Brown Lewis Payne Talbott
Fayette-KY PA

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