Owen County Photo Album

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The Rev. Silas Alexander Hudson
(1819 – 1907)
Reared near Switzer, KY, in Franklin County, Hudson moved to Eagle Creek in SE Owen County about 1846. Hudson, nicknamed “Bishop” Hudson, was a minister in the Methodist Church for many years although he was a Baptist preacher early in his life. He was also a lawyer, and played a pivotal role in the emancipation of James Herndon’s Mountain Island slaves. He is buried at Davis Chapel Cemetery near New Columbus in Owen County, KY.

[Photograph contributed from the family collection of Emily Owings McCaw.0

 Submitted by Georgia Green Stamper.

 Hudson researchers may contact erniestamper@insightbb.com.]

John William Green
(1834 – 1885)
Born in Harrison County, KY, Green moved to Owen County in the 1850’s. In 1862, Green enlisted in the Confederate Army, Co. B, 4th Kentucky Cavalry. In May, 1865, he surrendered and was paroled at Mt. Sterling, KY. He is buried at New Liberty IOOF Cemetery, plot 123, in Owen County, KY.

[Tintype from the collection of his son, Frank H. Green.)

Submitted by Georgia Green Stamper.

Green family researchers may contact erniestamper@insightbb.com.]