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James Monroe  Posey

James Monroe Posey

Male 1832 - 1907  (75 years)

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    James M Posey photo
    James M Posey photo

    Documents
    James Monroe Posey Obituary
    James Monroe Posey Obituary
    James Monroe Posey Obituary
    James Monroe Posey Obituary
    James M. Posey Family 1870 Census
    James M. Posey Family 1870 Census
    Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky
    James Monroe Posey Family 1880 Census
    James Monroe Posey Family 1880 Census
    Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky
    James Monroe Posey Family 1900 Census
    James Monroe Posey Family 1900 Census
    Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky
    James Monroe Posey Newspaper article
    James Monroe Posey Newspaper article
    Obituary for Judge James Monroe Posey, continued on page 2
    Obituary for Judge James Monroe Posey, continued on page 2
    Obituary for Judge James Monroe Posey page 2
    Obituary for Judge James Monroe Posey page 2

    Headstones
    James Monroe Posey
    James Monroe Posey

  • Name James Monroe Posey  [1
    Born 21 Sep 1832  Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation County Clerk 1866-1870, Lawyer & Judge 1890-1893, Stamp Deputy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Dec 1907  Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lawrenceburg Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co, Kentucky, Section 4 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • FROM: HISTORY OF ANDERSON COUNTY - BOOK 2

      Admitted to pratice law May 3, 1855. Judge Posey also taught school in his younger years. He entered politics in 1867, He was deputy clerk for eight years, he also served as Superintendent of Schools in the county. In 1892 he was stamp deputy under Cleveland for four years and was County Judge for 10 years. Judge Posey was the first man in the south to defeat a Confederate soldier for office, winning over Capt. W.E. Bell who was just back from war.

      FROM: HISTORY OF ANDERSON COUNTY

      On the 21st day of November, 1870 was amoung others named "Trustees of the Baptist Church of Jesus Christ commonly known as the United Baptist" in Lawrenceburg Main & Madison (Lot no 31 on plot map) was destoyed by high winds and later burned down in January 1924. Rebuilt in modern style

      Listed as inlisted in Anderson County Militia 1865-1869 as Posey, J.M.

      History of Anderson County Book I & II
      County Clerk JM Posey 1866-1870
      Judges J.M. Posey 1890-1893

      History of Anderson County Judges:
      James M. Posey 1878
      J.M. Posey 1882
      J.M. Posey 1893
      J.M. Posey Resigned, appointed stamp deputy 1893
    • Anderson County Kentucky Militia 1865-1869
    Person ID I0868  Heathers Family | My Family
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2011 

    Father Jeremiah Buckley Posey,   b. 1808, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Lucretia Walker,   b. 1810, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1837, Clay County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 27 years) 
    Married 1824  Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1529  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Lorinda Monfort,   b. 25 Apr 1835, Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1893, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1855  Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • James M. Posey, 23, b., res. Anderson Co. - Lorinda F. Monfort, 20, b.
      Shelby Co., res. Anderson Co., 11 Sep 1855 at David Montfort's. (C)
      father David W. Monfort, (S) C.H. Fenwick, (M) JH Walker.
    Children 
     1. Mary Walker Posey,   b. 24 Jul 1856, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1914, Fresno, Fresno County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. William Horace Posey,   b. 17 Jun 1858, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1925, Franklin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Owen Bredkenridge Posey,   b. Abt 1859, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1859, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Lucretia Posey,   b. 28 Sep 1862, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1942, Fresno, Fresno County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. James Albert Posey,   b. 6 Sep 1865, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1956, Franklin County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     6. Laura Eloise Posey,   b. 21 May 1868, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1960, Fresno County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     7. Edward M Posey,   b. 1872, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1953, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     8. Charles Rowland Posey,   b. 19 Dec 1874, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1928, Baltimore City, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     9. Thomas Hubert Posey,   b. 9 Feb 1877, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1957, Fayette County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F1407  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Elizabeth Griffy,   b. 8 Apr 1854, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1940, Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Y  [3
    Married 4 Apr 1894  Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1776  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Sep 1832 - Anderson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Sep 1855 - Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1894 - Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 1907 - Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lawrenceburg Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co, Kentucky, Section 4 Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S03842] 1880 U S Census.
      Name: James M. Posey
      Home in 1880: Lawrenceburg, Anderson, Kentucky
      Age: 47
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
      Birthplace: Kentucky
      Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's Name: Loucinda
      Father's birthplace: Kentucky
      Mother's birthplace: Kentucky
      Occupation: Judge & Lawyer
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      James M. Posey 47
      Loucinda Posey 44
      Loucretia Posey 17
      James A. Posey 14
      Laura E. Posey 12
      Edmond M. Posey 8
      Charles R. Posey 5
      Thomas H. Posey 3
      John Parker 54
      John F. Parker 29
      Joseph Parker 26
      Anna Parker 25
      Lou Parker 4
      Edmond Parker 17
      Robert S. Richard 36
      Peter Pickenell 22
      Stephen B. Ross 25
      John M. Ross 22

    2. [S03803] Kentucky Marriage Records.
      Groom's Name: James M. Posey
      Groom's Birth Date: 1832
      Groom's Birthplace: Anderson County, Ky.
      Groom's Age: 23
      Bride's Name: Lorinda F. Monfort
      Bride's Birth Date: 1835
      Bride's Birthplace: Shelby County, Ky.
      Bride's Age: 20
      Marriage Date: 11 Sep 1855
      Marriage Place: Anderson County, Kentucky
      Groom's Father's Name:
      Groom's Mother's Name:
      Bride's Father's Name: David W. Monfort
      Bride's Mother's Name:
      Groom's Race:
      Groom's Marital Status: Single
      Bride's Marital Status: Single

      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00916-4
      System Origin: Kentucky-EASy
      Source Film Number: 1550673
      Reference Number: P 246
      Collection: Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979
      Anderson County, Kentucky
      Marriages 1831-1875' Compiled by Robt.P. Moore; Distributed by Nelson
      County Genealogical Round Table PO Box 409, Bardstown, KY 40004

      James M. Posey, 23, b., res. Anderson Co., - Lorrinda F. Monfort, 20, b.
      Shelby Co., res. Anderson Co., 11 Sept. 1855 at David Monfort's.
      (Consent) father David W. Monfort, (Surety) C.H. Fenwick, (Married by)
      JH Walker. Book B, 246.

    3. [S03803] Kentucky Marriage Records.
      Groom's Name James M. Posey
      Groom's Birth Date 1834
      Groom's Birthplace Anderson County, Ky.
      Groom's Age 60
      Bride's Name Elizabeth F. Griffey
      Bride's Birth Date 1854
      Bride's Birthplace Anderson County, Ky.
      Bride's Age 40
      Marriage Date 04 Apr 1894
      Marriage Place Anderson, Kentucky
      Groom's Father's Name J. B. Posey
      Groom's Mother's Name Lucretia Walker
      Bride's Father's Name Joseph Griffey
      Bride's Mother's Name Ann Mc Michael