Tag: Haviland

Aug 06 2014

Interesting Page

Sent to me by Bill Penn, this page talks about a Civil War time love story between Unionist Henry Haviland and his love interest Susan Scroggins, a secessionist (Sesech). Visit this page for a great read.

Cynthiana War Claims

This article was written by Bill Penn During the Second Battle of Cynthiana, on June 11, 1864, Morgan’s Raiders set fire to buildings downtown. For almost thirty six years citizens who lost property that day attempted to convince the federal government to repay them. Lobbying for this group of twenty-nine claimants was W. S. Haviland. …

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James Anderson Haviland

History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed. by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 699.[Harrison County] [Richland Precinct] JAMES A. HAVILAND, farmer, P. O. Havilandsville, was born in Harrison County, Ky., May 6, 1821; son of R. S. and Mary C. (Stewart) Haviland. He is a native …

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Haviland House

The W. S. Haviland was started in 1861 and finished after the War. Dates from the journals of W. S. Haviland help to prove the dates of the construction. Important Dates in the house’s history. April 14th, 1860 – Contracted with Hall and Company of Covington for the caps and sills for my windows and doors. …

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Murder Trial

Imagine that you are in a public place. Several of your business associates and you are talking about the day’s proceedings. Then one of them calls you a “damned liar.” What do you do?In February 3, 1926, Robert Ogle Haviland shot Joseph William Arnold with a pistol. Then walked to the Sheriff’s Office and turned …

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William Stewart Haviland

WILLIAM STEWART HAVILAND, son of Robert Sheffield (615) and Mary C. (Stewart) Haviland, b. Harrison Co., Ky., Mch. 22, 1823; m., first, near Claysville, Ky., Dec. 30, 1845, Mary Elizabeth Whitehead, b. Mch. 20, 1825; d. at Havilandsville, Ky., Apr. 13, 1849; he m., second, at Cynthiana, Ky., on June 13, 1854, Mary Ellen Jones, …

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Robert Sheffield Haviland

The family story goes that in 1818, very much against his father’s wishes, Robert Haviland set sail for New Orleans. While traveling down the Ohio River, he turned south to travel the Licking River. Be it by accident or not, fate was soon to happen. The trip down the Licking River to where Richland Creek …

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In 1832 New York City-born Robert S. Haviland (1796-1858) opened the first store in the Travellers Rest area and in 1838 built a woolen factory. On Apr 8, 1842, he became Postmaster and renamed the Post Office Havilandsville. There have been Havilands in Harrison County since the early 1800s. Robert S. Haviland’s family came to …

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