Genealogy in Southern Indiana and Northern Kentucky
Tuesday February 21st 2017

‘Biographies’ Archives

Biography: B. S. Alderson

B. S. Alderson, one of the successful farmers of the county, was born near Richmond, VA April 3, 1815. When he as about a year old, a colony of his relatives, including his father, John A. Alderson, moved to Maury Co. TN. When sixteen he went to Natchez Mississippi, where for about eight years he was operating in stocks, trading and bartering with [...]

Biography: Fred Ailer

Fred Ailer was born in Baden, Germany, in 1822, and is a son of Dennis and Barbara Ailer, natives of that country. They came to America when Fred was seven years old and located in Baltimore, when he (Fred's father) worked on a railroad at fifty cents a day. Two years later they moved to another part of the state and he engaged in the lumber [...]