Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Ben & Mary Richardson Beers

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Tue, 11/15/1977

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Call Number: 

1976OH59.3

Mr. and Mrs. Beers speak of various Beers family members and their lives: recall stories and items from his scrapbook including one that Henry Newton (1841-1926) was John Wilkes Booth, gives his burial location; also a letter written in 1851 from Abraham Lincoln to his step-brother John D. Johnston. Other topics include toll gates and early schools.

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