Owen County Photo Album

Everyone loves to see heritage photos! If you would like to share your photos and have them posted on this site, please email me with the link below! Photos should be in .jpg or .gif format if possible.


Elizabeth (Williams) Wilhoite

(b. 1847, d. 1941), daughter of Alexander and Rebecca (Smith) Williams. Married William H. Wilhoite in Owen Co. Mother of Nancy (Wilhoite) Scott, grandmother of Mary Davis Scott and Walter J. "Buck" Scott, great grandmother of Edward Davis Scott and Patsy Gene Scott.

Contributed By: Lori Powers


Walter J. Scott

 (b. 1893, d. 1979) Owen Co., Kentucky. Son of Benajmin and Nancy (Davis) Scott. Married Nell Lucas Aug. 18, 1917, Owen Co. Father of Edward Davis Scott and Patsy Gene Scott. (Photo taken in 1915)

Contributed By: Lori Powers


An Event in Owen County

The original photo belonged to Eura Bell Vance.  She lived in Owen County most of her life. It appears to have be taken around 1920 or earlier. If anyone knows what or where this building might be, please contact the Contributor, David Bell.