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868 > Page 868 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.

APPENDIX. The tlflowiIng biographies were sent to the publishers too late to be inserted in their proper places Cornelie8s T. pound;a'tin, the leading photographer of Owensboro, west side of Frederica, between Third and Fourth streets, is a na- tive of JIdiana, bo n in Danville, Hendricks Couinty. When a child le removed with his parents to Miami County, Ind., and attended the graded and high schools of Peru, until seventeen, when lie began to learn the art of photography. In 1868 he went to Lou- isville. Ky., and in December, 1873, located in Owensboro. - Ile is not only the best artist in Owensboro but is one of the leading photograp)liers of the State. He has a first-class studio, and is p)repared to do any kind of photography known to modern artists. His father was Cornelius Cain, a native of Virginia, where lie married Miss Anna Keplinger, also a native of Virginia. His miotlher was a member of the Baptist church, and his father of the Methodist- Episcopal church. They had a family of five sons and three daughters, of whom C. T. was the youngest. His grand- father, Cornelius Cain, was in the war of the Revolution, and at one time owned the land where Owensboro, Daviess Co., Ky., now stands. Ron, Clinton G-riffth, of Owensboro, born one anda lal]f miles southwest of Owensboro, Daviets County, Oct. 18, 1832, is a son of Win.R. and Arrie(Moseley) Griffith. Hisfatherwasanative of Ma- ryland and came to Hartford, Ky., about 1800, with his father, Joshua Griffith, when a child. Ile came to Daviess County and set- tled near Lewis Station,before Daviess County was cut off from Ohio. 1-is mother was born in Virginia, a daughter of Captain Toin Moseley, a very old settler of Daviess County. I-e was one of the first settlers of Owensboro, and his old residence is still stand- ing on Main street, in the upper part of town, a part of the Dun- lap plow property. The house is a two story frame, and is in a good state of preservation. This is about the oldest house in town, and when first built was in the woods. Mrs. Moseley was a Miss Watkins, cousin of General Watkins, of Missouri. Mr. Ridgely Griffith, father of the subject of our sketch, was elected several (868)