Posted By:Chas of Tucson
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Subject:Re: Bardstown/Bairdstown, Ky. Nelson County History needed
Post Date:March 29, 2007 at 03:40:04
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Dick:

Source: "Bloomfield, Chaplin & Fairfield" Northeastern Nelson Co., Ky by Robert P. Moore 2003:

Rector Gore born 8 May, 1804 Nelson Co. died 28 Aug., 1895 married 25 July, 1822 in Monroe Co. Missouri Amanda Grafrf dau of David Graff.

Source: Two Centuries in Elizabethtown & Hardin Co., Ky by Daniel McClure:
Concerning early land entries: 1782-1785 Andrew Hynes purchased many acres of land in Hardin and othe nearby counties eg: one purchase was for 12,900 acres on 26 H+Jan., 1785 on Green River. another was for 35,000 acres on 29 July, 1784 also on Green River. There was two pages in the book about him They were Land Warrants.

Same book It has a drawing of where the early Forts and Stations were located in the area....one that is shown is Salem later Bardstown Bardstown was named after David Baird and was named originally Bairdstwown. by Virginia Legislatur in1788. Note in 1788 Kentucky was considered a county of Virginia. Kentukcy did not become a commonwealth til ca 1790.

In Hardin county 1800 census there is a Henry Grass (Gross?). listed In 1810 he is listed as Henry Gross.

Laslty, source "Who Was Who in Hardin County"There is full page article on Col. Andrew Hynes. I be happy to o make a copy and mail same to you if you providedd me your mailing address.

Did not find anything so far on Alfred Hynes.

Write me direct providing your address. Cha sof Tucson