Henderson County, Kentucky



For sometime prior to the organization of the county, and for many years afterwards, Eneas McCALLISTER , father of the lamented 'Squire John E. McCALLISTER , did the duty of parson on marital occasions. He was one of the first magistrates, and was authorized by the County Court to perform that service. In 1800 he married Captain Daniel McBRIDE and Mary BENNETT , Jacob SPRINKLE and Axy McLEAN , Moses STEGALL (whose first wife was brutally murdered by Big and Little HARPE , and he himself afterwards killed) and Sally VANE . In 1804 he married Dr. Adam RANKIN and Haney GAMBLE .

History of Henderson County, Kentucky by Edmund L. Starling, pgs 98 - 99


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