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814 > Page 814 of History of Daviess County, Kentucky, together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships, educational religious, civil military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, biographies of representative citizens, and an outline history of Kentucky.

HISTORY OF DAVIESS COUNTY. 1838. They have seven children-Carmethus, born April 8, 1856; William W.,May 18, 1858; Virginia B., Oct. 13, 1861; Clara, Jan. 24, 1864; John S., Jan. 4, 1867; Nannie, Aug. 3, 1869; Nathan- iel, Oct. 24, 1875. Mr. and Mrs. Horn are members of the Bap- tist church. Mr. Horn is a member of Mark Lodge, No. 318, A. F. A. M. Mrs. Horn's father, John S. Ford, was born in Shelby County, Ky., in 1813, and died July 22, 1879. Her mother, Nancy (Haynes) Ford, was born in Daviess County, March 5, 1818. They had a family of six children-Nancy J., Eerine, Virginia B., Kate, Elisha J., Merritt 0. D. D. Jones was born in Daviess County, Ky., Aug. 24, 1834. His father, Gilbert Jones, was born in North Carolina, and came to Daviess County in 1822, where lie died in 1858. His mother, Sallie Jones, was born in North Carolina and died in Daviess County in 1S57. He was married Sept. 23, 1858, to Margaret Trumbull, a native of Kentucky, born in 1836. They have five children-Anna Amelia, Fanny Clay, Clemence, Arabella and Cora Mason. Mr. and Mrs. Jones are members of the M. S. church. Politically he is a Democrat. He owns a farm of thirty- five acres eight miles from Owensboro. William J. Jones was born in Daviess County, Feb. 28, 1849, and is a son of Andrew F. and Harriet E. (Sordridge) Jones, na- tives of Daviess and Henry counties, respectively, his father born March 25. 1826, and his mother Aug. 22, 1826. They have five children-William J., Laura A. (Mrs. Lee Bell), Bettie (Mrs. G. H. Lancaster), Nannie E. and J. W. Mr. A. F. Jones is a mem- ber of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, and belongs to the Masonic fraternity. William J. resides with his father, and works on the farm in the summer and at the carpenter and builder's trade in the winter. W. R. Kirk was born in Daviess County, Ky., May 1, 1844. His father, William Kirk, was born in North Carolina in 1807, and came to Kentucky in 1827, where he died in 1880. His mother, Susan Ann (Bassett) Kirk, was born in Mercer County, Ky., in 1808, and is still living eight miles east of Owensboro. W. R.. is the tenth of fourteen children, seven of whom are living. IHe was reared on a farm and educated in this county. He still follows the occupation of a farmer, living at present eight miles east of Owensboro with his brother, John P. Kirk. He is a mem- ber of the Baptist church. Politically he is a Democrat. 814