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816 > Page 816 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. I To. Martin was born in Shelby County, Ky., Feb. 17, 1826, and was a son of John P. Martin, a native of Virginia, who died in Shel- byville in 1867. I. T. was the fourth of seven children. He was married Nov. 16, 1848, to Martha M. Owen, a native of Franklin County, Ky. They have four children-Benjamin, Martha E., Josephine and Fannie. Mr. Martin lived in Shelby County till twenty-two years of age, and then came to Daviess Connty, where he now owns 115 acres of good land, eight miles east of Owensboro, on the Litchlfield road. Politically he is a Democrat. William Martin was born in County Down, Ireland, March 9, 1809. In the spring of 1831 he came to America, landing at Quebec, and from there went to Buffalo, and remained till 1832. He left there on account of cholera and went to Pittsburg, Pa., and remained there six months; then went to Cincinnati and sooni after obtained emp!oyment on a steamboat as carpenter. Six months later he went to Maysville, Ky., and worked at his trade eighteen months. Oct. 16, 1834, he -married Elizabeth A. Oram, a native of Baltimore, Md., born Nov. 4, 1814. After his marri age he went to Natchez, Miss., and lived there four years, and then went to Concordia Parish, La. He made several trips to Mary- land, Kentucky and St. Louis, and finally bought 100 acres in Jetf ferson County, Ky. He lived there three years and then exchanged it for property in New Orleans. He lived there a year and then bought a farm on Yellow Creek, Daviess County. In 1860 he bought 125 acres six miles from Owensboro, where he still re- sides. Two children have been born to him, only one now living -William A., born Feb. 20, 1840. Mrs. Martin has been a mem- ber of the Methodist Episcopal church since 1832. Mr. Martin in his religious views is an Episcopalian. W. E Miller, born in Daviess County, Ky., Aug. 6, 1850, is a son of P. J. and Julia Ann Miller, both natives of Kentucky. He was married in 1872 to Emma Shouse, a native of Daviess County, born in 1854. Their children are-Allabell, James J., Minnie, Arthur, and Fleming. Mr. and Mrs. Miller are members of the Macedonia Baptist church. He owns a farm of 115 acres six and a half miles from Owensboro. He is the present Road Supervisor of Pleasant Grove District, No. 31. Enos lcCormick, son of Francis and Priscilla (Newton) Mc- Cormick, was born in Masonville Precinct, Daviess Co., Ky., Sept. 18, 1838. His educational advantages were limited, but he attended the Bloomington, Ind., University a short time. April 816