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J. H. LUNSFORD 12264 - Hopkins Co.

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J. H. LUNSFORD 12264 - Hopkins Co.

Posted: 15 Oct 2013 6:52AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Lunsford, Coash, Mitchell
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Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, Volume IV, Battle-Perrin-Kniffien, 3rd ed., 1886.

J. H. LUNSFORD was born March 23, 1834, in Person County, N. C. He is a son of Alexander and Naria (Coash) Lunsford, both parents natives of the same county and State. In 1836 the family immigrated to Hopkins County, and engaged in farming. The father died in 1864, aged sixty-five. The mother died in 1867, aged fifty-nine. Our subject was reared on his father’s farm, and at the age of twenty-one his father gave him a small farm. He now owns seven farms, which includes about 1,600 aces; also a flouring mill and a number of business houses and other property in town, and all of this valuable property he has acquired by strict attention to business and constant work. He is also engaged in live-stock, owning at present 100 head of cattle, 400 sheep, 300 hogs, etc. Mr. Lunsford was married January 14, 1864,to Anna Mitchell, of Hopkins County. This union has been blessed with three children – two sons and one daughter. William A., the eldest son, graduated in the winter of 1884.

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