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Read, W. F.

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Read, W. F.
February 26, 2007 04:47PM
History of Trigg County, Historical and Biographical, ed. W.H. Perrin, F.A.
Battey Pub. Co., Chicago, 1884. p. 276. [Cerulean Springs Precinct]

W. F. READ was born in Caldwell County, Ky., June 30, 1849; his parents are
James and Frances (Headspeth) Read, both natives of Taylor County, Ky. The
former was born in 1830, the latter in 1832. Subject was brought up on his
father's farm, where he received an education from subscription schools.
In October, 1882, he opened a store at Friendship, Caldwell County, and
continued it about a year, when he moved to Cerulean Springs, where he
keeps a store and carries a stock of about $3,000, and is doing a fair and
increasing business. He was married in 1870 to Miss Jennie Goodwin, a
native of Trigg County. This union has been blessed with five children:
Edgar L., born October 22, 1871; James G., March 13, 1873; Viola, September
23, 1876; Neville, September 3, 1878; Blanche, August 17, 1881.

Read Headspeth Goodwin
Taylor-KY Caldwell-KY

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