HISTORY OF FREEMASONRY IN KENTUCKY
Rob Morris, Grand Master, Louisville, Kentucky, 1859
JERUSALEM LODGE, NO. 9, AT HENDERSON,
Charter granted September, 1804, at the recommendation of Abraham Lodge,
August, 1812, complaint was made that Lodge No. 9 had failed in its representation
for three successive years, and the lodge was accordingly, summoned to
appear at the next Sexxion and show cause.
August, 1813, a Representation, consisting of Meredith W. FISHER
and Ambrose BARBOUR, appeared with a letter of apology, which was
accepted by the Grand Lodge.
The Charter of No. 9 was forfeited and surrendered in 1835; restored in
Among the honored Brethren who have labored in this lodge, are John
POSEY, a brother of Thomas POSEY, still residing at Corydon,
Indiana, a Mason "in whom there is no guile." John POSEY
was Captain of a Cavalry Company in Wayne's Northwestern Expedition, and
died November 25, 1851. Onnis B. BRENT, an old and faithful member,
died September, 1896. Nathan D. ANDERSON, died November, 1856.
In 1858, Lodge No. 9 reports 54 members.
For information relative to Lodge No. 9, I am indebted to Thomas POSEY
and P. B. MATTHEWS.