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Taylor Distillery

Taylor DistilleryOld Taylor Bourbon whiskey is produced in Frankfort, Kentucky by the Sazerac Company and was named for Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor, famous distiller. Actually, the premium brand Colonel E. H. Taylor is also produced. Colonel Taylor was born in Columbia, Kentucky in 1832 and made a career of distilling whiskey. Interesting enough, Colonel Taylor was the grand nephew of General Zachary Taylor of the Mexican-American War. Stamped on the flasks is the statement "General Taylor Never Surrenders".

Offutt-Cole Tavern

Offutt-Cole TavernThe Offut-Cole Tavern is located at the corner of Old Frankfort Pike and US-62 in Midway, Kentucky. The log portion of the structure dates to the 1780s and 1790s. Major John Lee, one of the early founders of Woodford County, resided in this tavern and developed it as such. He eventually leased the premises to John Kennedy and William Dailey and from there it became a stagecoach stop along the toll road from Lexington to Frankfort.

Midway







Book A, 1789-1815


Allison, CharlesAllison, John    Bailey, Samuel    Beasley, George    Bell, Thomas    Case, Samuel    Cavender, Dozier    Cook, Jesse    Cox, Samuel    Curry, John    Davison, Robert    Driskell, Timothy    Egbert, Laurence    Edwards, Uriah    Elam, John    Fulton, William    Grant, Samuel    Grimsted, William    Haden, William    Harris, Harrison    Hastings, William    Hatton, Robert    Hatton, William    Haynes, Elijah    Helder, Hanna    Holeman, Henry    Jack, Francis    Jackson, William    Jamerson, James    January, Peter    Johnson, Joseph    Johnson, Thomas    Major, William    Martin, William    McBride, JamesMcCharge, Robert    McCrackin, Cyrus    McNeal, Thomas    Morris, Andrew J.    Morris, Burkeley    Nash, John    Pemberton, Charles    Proctor, John    Rice, George    Richards, Philemon    Roberts, William    Sample, John    Samuel, Jesse    Searcy, Bartlett    Smith, Thomas    Sneed, Fielding    Sullinger, Thomas    Thompson, Anthony    Todd, Robert    Tucker, Robert    West, Edward    Wooldridge, Edward    

Book B, 1796 to 1807


Beavis, William    Beazley, Benjamin    Beazley, Benjamin (2)    Black, Joseph    Brumley, Daniel    Cavander, Daniel    Cavender, Dozier    Clay, Peter    Craig, Toliver    Cramer, Henry Jr.    Dale, Alse    Davison, Joseph    Davison, Robert    Dickerson, William    Driskell, Timothy    Dupuy, Bartholomew    Elliott, Robert    Field, Henry    Glenn, Tyre    Hamilton, Samuel    Harber, Amos    Harbison, David    Heter, James Sr.    Hoblet, Michael    Hollingsworth, John    Howard, John    Jack, Patrick    Jack, Samuel    Jake, John    Johnson, Joseph    Kirtley, William    Lee, John    Long, James    Long, John    McBridge, James    McClary, James    McDugle, Charles    Mitchel, Rosanna    Moore, John    Pryor, Luke    Ratliff, Thomas    Redding, Isaac    Reeves, Thomas    Ruddle, Stephen    Sample, John    Samuel, John    Scroggins, Robert    Sharper, Thomas    Shaw, William    Smith, Elijah    Stephenson, John    Stone, Sebastian    Strange, John Attaway    Strange, John    Sullinger, Thomas    Taylor, John    Thompson, Anthony    Thompson, Elizabeth    Thompson, Sarah    Trimble, James    Tull, Hardy    Williams, John    Wilson, Joseph        

Book C, 1806 to 1812


Adair, Samuel    Binns, Charles    Blackford, Isaiah    Bland, Donald    Blanton, Benjamin    Blanton, John    Blanton, Nancy    Bowdry, James    Bowdry, Samuel    Bridgeford, William    Burbridge, Benjamin    Carpenter, Francis    Cavender, Thomas    Clarke, Mildred    Combs, Asa    Cook, Horace    Cook, Jesse    Cooke, Charlotte    Cox, Samuel    Cox, Thomas    Cuddy, William    Daler, Catesby    Dickey, James    Elliston, Robert    Field, Henry    Francis, Andrew    Francisco, George    Gains, James    Gain, John    Garnett, James    Garnett, Thomas    Gatewood, Charles    Gay, Robert    Gerrald, Jane    Gerrel, Mary    Gill, Spencer    Glenn, Tyre    Green, James    Griffin, William    Guin, Peter    Gunby, Elizabeth    Hammond, James    Hammond, John    Harper, Jacob    Hicks, Henry    Howard, Thomas    Jarrel, Jinney    Jones, Charles    Kelly, Samuel    Kirtley, Elliott    Kirtley, William    Leach, Charles    Lee, John    Liggett, James    Lockridge, Robert    Marshall, John    McCracken, Cyrus    Meek, Charles    Minter, Jane    Minter, Joseph    Mitchell, Robert    Mitchell, Rosanna    Morton, John    Moss, John Sr.    Muter, George    Poor, Thomas    Rankin, Thomas    Read, John    Redd, Mordecai    Reed, Leonard    Richards, Philemon    Rodgers, Turner    Rowland, David    Rucker, John    Samuel, John    Scott, Francis    Scott, William    Sellers, John    Shaw Daniel    Smith, Elijah    Smith, Frederick    Smith, John    Stevenson, James    Stevenson, William    Stone, Sebastian    Strother, William    Sullenger, Thomas    Sullinger, Thomas     Sutow, Andrew    Tillory, Fortunatus    Violet, Thomas    Wake, John    Walker, John    Watkins, John    Webb, Aaron    Williams, John    Williams, William    Wooldridge, Isaac    Worsham, Robert    Young, John    

Book D, 1812 to 1815


Ancell, William    Atwood, Robert    Atwood, William    Ball, William    Beacham, Edward    Berry, Samuel    Beazley, Charles    Beazley, Edmund    Bell, Thomas    Blanton, James    Boone, Isaac    Bowdrey, Samuel    Bowers, Josiah    Bridgeford, William    Brown, Wilson    Burbridge, Benjamin    Campbell, George    Carrell, William    Cole, Richard    Cooper, Thomas    Crittendon, John    Dale, Fortuitus    Davis, John    Deadman, Nathan    Dearington, Michael    Egbert, Delaney    Edwards, Benjamin    Edwards, John    Edwards, Thomas    Furr, Stephen    Gains, William    Garnett, JamesGarnett, Thomas    Gatewood, Charles    Gill, Spencer    Green, John    Gregory, Abraham    Griffin, WilliamHiatt, Lewis    Hicks, William    Holeman, Isaac    Hudson, John    Hunter, Samuel    Jinkins, Ezekiel    Kenneday, William    Kidd, William    Lamkin, James    Lee, John    Marshall, Thomas    McCracken, Cyrus    McCracken, Virgil    McDowell, Joseph    McIlvane, William    McKee, Robert    Minter, Jane    Minter, Joseph and JaneMitchel, NathanielMoore, Charles    Nall, William    Obannon, John    Payne, Mary    Peart, Francis    Peters, Nimrod    Pew, James    Poor, Thomas    Railey, Isham    Ratcliff, Thomas    Read, Hankerson    Redd, Spencer    Redd, Thomas    Redman, Joseph    Rennick, James    Rennick, Robert    Rice, Richard    Ross, Andrew    Samuel, Anthony    Shouse, Adam    Stansbury, Thomas    Stucker, George    Sublett, John    Sullinger, Thomas    Summers, Thomas    Todd, William    Trabue, Edward    Turnham, Thomas    Usleton, John    Wake, John    Wallace, Caleb    Walton, John    Wilhite, Elijah    Williams, William    Wilson, Archibald    Wooldridge, Elisha    Woolfolk, John    Worsham, Robert    Young, Richard    





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Woodford County was formed from part of Fayette County, Virginia in 1788. It was named for General William Woodford of the American Revolutionary War who died while a prisoner of war in 1780. Scott County was formed from part of the county in 1792 and Franklin County took another part in 1794.

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Indexes to Wills, Estates, Inventories, Guardianships
  • Book A, 1789 to 1815
  • Book B, 1796 to 1807
  • Book C, 1806 to 1812
  • Book C, 1812 to 1815


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