m. June 1761
Facts and Events
Information on Isabelle Summers
1770 - 1850
Birth 27 Jan 1770 , Augusta, Virginia Gender Female Died 11 Sep 1850 Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky Person ID I13874 McClure-Harris Last Modified 21 Nov 2002
Father John Summers, b. Abt 1733, (s/b abt. 1712), Virginia , d. 27 Mar 1806, Barren, Kentucky Mother Isabella Todd, b. 1733, Armagh, Ireland , d. Abt 1818, , Barren, Kentucky Married Jun 1761 Augusta County, Virginia
Family Henry Bushong, b. 19 Jun 1770, , Rockingham, Virginia , d. 01 Aug 1856, Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky Married 05 Jul 1791 , Mercer, Kentucky Notes Bushong-Harvey Bible state they were married July 4th 1791
Notes The daughter of Mrs. Isabelle Young's second marriage to John Summers.
!SOURCE: Bible and Family Records of Barren County, Kentucky andSurrounding Areas, Vol I; by Eva Coe Peden - Pg 28 & 29 -BUSHONG-HARVEY BIBLE - Bible in possession (1965) of Mrs. John Owens, Monroe County, Kentucky: Bible entries include the following:
Henry and Issabella Bushong was married the 4th day of July in the year 1791.
SOURCE: Will Book No. 1, Barren County Kentucky: Named as daughter Isabel Bushong in Will of John Summers who died in Barren County, Kentucky 1806. Will dated 11 March 1806, proved April Court 1806.
SOURCE: Date of Birth and Date of Death, 'Bible and Family Records of Barren County, Kentucky and surrounding areas, Vol I; by Eva CoePeden - Page 28 and 29. BUSHONG - HARVEY BIBLE - Bible in possession(1955) of Mrs. John Owens, Monroe County, Kentucky. Note: The 1850 U.S. Census of Monroe County, Kentucky shows Isabel -age 82, this would calculate being born in 1868. However, the Bushong-Harvey Bible shows her date of birth as 1770. (E.D. Rayburn)
ISABELLA SUMMERS married HENRY BUSHONG, son of ANDREW BUSHONG and CATHERINE "KITT" BESHONG . Henry was born in Rockingham County, Virgina. Henry Bushong, died 1 August 1856 in Monroe County, Kentucky. Isabella and Henry married 5 July 1791, Mercer County, Kentucky.
SOURCE: Mercer County Kentucky Records, Vol II by Michael L. Cook, C.F. pg 27- Loose Marriage Bonds and Consents 1786-1835: John Summers as Surety. Also Judy Cassidy - Bushong researcher. Note: Bushong - Harvey Bible lists marriage date as 4 July 1791.
Mercer County, Kentucky Tax List (William Gaines List): 1795 - Henry Bushong 1 male over 21
1798 - 1809 Mill Creek (Old Mulkey Baptist) Church, lists IsabelBishong as a member - this Church is also referred to as the "Old Mulkey Meeting House".
SOURCE: "Old Mulkey - A Pioneer Plea for the Ancient Order" by Loy R.Milam. Also, Doug Moo re http:www.public.asu.edu/~moore.
1800 - Land Grant Barren County, Kentucky, 200 acres, South side ofGreen River beginning at a oak on the north side of the creek--------near the side of Samuel Summers survey.
SOURCE: Certificate 1095, Granted by the State of Kentucky 1798 inthe Relief of Settlers A ct. Book Abstracts of Green County LandEntries, by R.N. Smith and Laura Lee Butler.
1810 - U.S.CENSUS Barren County Kentucky, Bushong, Henry3-1-0-1-0-0-2-0-1-0-0-2 Note : Age category of Henry and alsoIsabel 26-45
William McMurtry and Alice, his wife of Bedford Co, TN appoints Henry Bushong of Barren County, Kentucky, attorney, for conveyance to John Summers of Barren County, Kentucky 200 acres on the head of Southforkof Skeggs Beaver Creek. William McMurtry and Andrew Watts who are assignees of said Summers and holds my bond by assignment from said Summers and he the said Henry Bushong is authorized to convey deeds as mentioned above to the said McMurtry and Watts agreeable to my bond.
SOURCE:Barren County Deed Book B, page 387, 12 November 1810 per PattyWoodall.
1812 - Bushong, Henry - Rank.Private - Date and Place of Muster September 18, 1812, Barren County, Kentucky - To what time engaged, 30 October 1812
SOURCE: (Military for Henry Bushong) Historical Trip Through Eas tBarren County, Kentucky by Clayton C. Simmons; Pg 223 - Veterans ofWar of 1812-15, who enlisted from Barren County or later lived in Barren County, Kentucky. Muster Roll of a company of Mounted volunteer Militia from the State of Kentucky commanded by Captain Jobe Glover in the regiment commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Commandant YoungEwing.
1818 - Letter from Jacob Bishong to Lough:
March 25, 1818,
Sir, Battalion muster is the 1st of May at Henry Bishongs. Regimental, the8th of October at John Howards and the Court of Assessments the 1st Monday in November at the same place and Compa ny muster the first Saturday in April, June, August and September at William Hays old place. You will attend each of these musters with your fife at ten o'clock. Jacob Bishong, Serg. Note: Permission given to use Bushong material by Judy Cassidy.
1820 - 19 January 1820 the Kentucky Legislature established Monroe County, Kentucky. Three-fourths of the land for Monroe County wastaken from Barren County, Kentucky. One-fourth of the land was takenfrom Cumberland County, Kentucky. HENRY BUSHONG and ISABELLA, are found in Monroe County in 1820, they may not have moved from Barren County, Kentucky the counties just may have changed.
U.S. CENSUS: 1820 Monroe County, Kentucky - Bushong, Henry pg 193NTL 1830 - Monroe County, Kentucky Tithables: Bushong, Henry Sr. TaxColumn - 111
Henry Bushong Sr. 80M Virginia Isabel 82F Virginia
By: Ernest David Rayburn, Aledo, TX 76008
Also, Information From:
Patty Woodall, Beautiful Crow Creek, Alabama Ellen Summers Marmor, North Carolina