Saturday, October 6, 2007

Livingston County, Kentucky Petition - 1814

Common Wealth of Kentucky
Livingstone County --

To the Worshipfull Court at Salem: We your petitioners consider it much to the advantage of Travellers to turn the road betwixt Mr. Gaskings and Mr. Cowserts about two miles distance, It will be about half a mile Higher, and will afford Water for the accommodation of travellers which is not to be had on the old road. We hope you will take the Case under Your Serious Consideration and grant our petition as far as you think proper -

Signed by Us this 13th May 1814,
David Robison
Daniel Hazle
W. Harris
James Strickland
John Cowsert
William Powers
John Titsworth
W.H. Robison
Wm. Hodge
Thadeus Gasking
James Russell
Martin Duncan
Demcy Cofield
John Champion
John Gehen
Jas. H. Stephenson
Thomas Clark
Jas. Hodge
Thos. Cowzert
Robt. Cowzert
James Robison
William Stephenson
Jno. Young
Andw. G. McRery
Source: Livingston County Loose County Clerk's Papers 1811-1814, Box 3, Livingston County Clerk's Office, Smithland, Kentucky.

1 comment:

Judy said...

Thank you for posting this interesting item. I am decended from James Cowsert (the only one not mentioned in the petition!). The others, John, Thomas, and Robert, were his brothers. Again, thanks much!
Judy Cowsert Stevens