Chronicles of Boone County

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1849

1849

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Events

Boone County

  • The city limits of Hamilton are expanded. Residents are not required to work on the road more than half a mile from the new limit.
  • A slave named Gabrial kills Edwin, another slave. The local paper cautions people against making up their minds immediately, as that would make it impossible to form a jury for the murder trial.
  • Land is purchased from Lewis Conner for $125. The land will become the location for a new school in Florence.
  • An act of the General Assembly provided that the trustees of Burlington shall serve for the term of one year or until succession are elected.

Kentucky

  • The gas mask is patented by Lewis Haslett of Louisville, Kentucky.

U.S. & World

  • John Uri Lloyd is born.
  • Kentucky native and Mexican War hero Zachary Taylor is inaugurated President.

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1849.txt · Last modified: 2014/09/29 17:18 by jgregory