My Mysterious Ancestor! (Part III) by Raquel Lindaas, AG® Madison Stephenson came to Owen County, Indiana from Kentucky, per the 1850 and 1860 censuses. There were several families that migrated to Owen County from Madison and Garrard counties, Kentucky around that time, as if en masse. They included the Wilburn/Welborns, the Minnixes, Trueloves, Franklins, Ooleys,
by Raquel Lindaas, AG® If you read the previous article about Madison Stephenson of Owen County, Indiana, then you know about his scrapes with the law. He loved to gamble. On September 28, 1840, a Grand Jury in Owen County had issued the following indictment: …Madison Stephenson late of said county yeoman, on the first
Relationships are one the most important parts of life. Family relationships are often the most complicated, special, and long-lasting types of relationships that you will have in your life. Some families look like copy-and-paste versions of one another while other families have members that look nothing alike. If you have ever wondered why you look nothing like your siblings, this article is for you. Families are diverse and special and even if you look nothing like your siblings, there are likely people in your family history that you do resemble. Continue reading for more information.