UPPER TOWN PRECINCT.
Jacob Leib/fried was born in Wurtemberg, Germany, Oct. 15,
1819. He came to America in 1849, landed in New York, and a
few days later came to Louisville, Ky. He remained there two
years, working at the boot and shoe maker's trade, and in 1851 came
to Owensboro, where he worked at his trade sixteen years. He
then bought a farm of forty-eight acres, two miles southeast of
Owensboro, where lhe now has 120 acres of well-improved land.
About twelve years ago he discovered a three-foot vein of coal of a
good quality on his land. He has rented it and gets one cent per
bushel for all the coal mined. In 1854 he married Katie Knoll, a
native of Hesse, Germany, born in 1832. Nine children were born
to them-William, Lettie, Lizzie, Jacob, Charles, Mary, Rose,
Henry, George. Mrs. Leibfried died Aug. 2, 1879. Mr. Leibfried
is a member of the Harigari Lodge, Owensboro.
James B. Long, born in Shelby County, Ky., March 30, 1821,
came to Daviess County with his parents in 1828. His parents
both died in 1830, his father on a steamboat, while en route to
Louisville, and his mother in this county. They had a family of
three children-James B., John G. and Nicholas. James B. was
married Feb. 1, 1842, to Elizabeth C. Howard, a native of Daviess
County, born Oct. 25, 1824. They have five children-John G.,
Howard T., Katie (now Mrs. E. J. Ford), Thomas S. and Laura G.
Mr. Long is by trade a brickmason. In 1860 he bought the farm
of 185 acres, where he now resides, about four miles east of Owens.
-boro. He and his wife are members of the Baptist church. They
are also, with their son and daughter, Thomas and Laura, members
of Lostutter Lodge, No. 1,127, I. 0. G. T. Mrs. Long's parents
came from North Carolina, about sixty-five years ago. Her father,
Rev. John G. Howard, was a minister of the Baptist church about
forty years, and died in Owensboro, in 1874. Mrs. Long is the
only child now living.
William Losteutter, son of John and Delila (Robertson) Lostutter,
was born in Rising Sun, Ind., April 27, 1840. He camie to Davies
County in 1874, and bought a farm of 240 acres, five miles east of
Owensboro. March 16, 1867, he married Rebecca J. Hetnphill,
a native of Rising Sun, born Jan. 17, 1848. They have four chil-
dren--Harry H., born March 24, 1868; Carroll C., June 4, 1871;
William T., Oct. 10, 1873; John R., Nov. 5, 1878. Mrs. Lostutter's
parents are residents of Indiana. They have eight children-Re-
becca J., William T., Mary E., Joseph P. (Auditor of Ohio County,
Ind.), James S., Lucy A., Fannie B. and Grant. Mr. Lostutter
is a member of the I. 0. 0. F. fraternity.