Person:Isabelle Summers (1)

Isabelle Summers
m. June 1761
  1. Mary SummersBET 1762 AND 1768 - 1807
  2. William Summers1765 -
  3. Isabelle Summers1770 - 1850
  4. Samuel Summers1771 - 1847
m. 5 JUL 1791
  1. Henry BushongBET 1806 AND 1807 -
Facts and Events
Name Isabelle Summers
Gender Female
Birth? 27 JAN 1770 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 5 JUL 1791 Mercer, Kentuckyto Henry Bushong
Death? 11 SEP 1850 Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky

Information on Isabelle Summers

Isabelle Summers[1]

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

Children 1. John A. Bushong, b. 04 Jul 1794, Kentucky, d. 29 Oct 1846, Monroe, Kentucky
2. Mary G. Bushong, b. 13 Feb 1797, Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky
3. Anne Bushong, b. 04 Dec 1798, Cumberland, Kentucky, d. 26 May 1868, Metcalfe, Kentucky
4. James Bushong, b. 13 Jul 1801, Kentucky
5. Samuel Bushong, b. 11 Oct 1803, Monroe(Barren), Kentucky
6. Henry Bushong, Junior, b. 20 Jul 1805, Monroe(Barren), Kentucky, d. 1862, Crawford, Arkansas

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.


Henry Bushong Senr was borned June the 19th in the year of our Lord 1771
Issabelle Summers was borned the 27th day of January in the year of our Lord 1770.
John Bushong was born July the 4th day in the year of our Lord 1794
Mary G. Bushong was born February the 13th in the year of our Lord 1797
Ann Bushong was born December the 4 in the year of our Lord 1798
James Bushong was born July the 13 in the year of our Lord 1801
Samuel Bushong was born October the 11 in the year of our Lord 1803
Henry Bushong was born July the 20 in the year of our Lord 1805


John Bushong departed this life October 29th 1846
Isabella Bushong departed this life the 11th day 1850 September.
Henry Bushong departed this life the 1st day of August 1856
Sussan Bushong departed this life the 23rd day of July 1859.

ISABELLA SUMMERS, daughter of JOHN SUMMERS SR and ISABELLA YOUNG SUMMERS. Isabella was born 27 January 1770 in Augusta County, Virginia. Isabella died 11 September 1850 in Monroe County, Kentucky.

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

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

1850 - CENSUS U.S. Monroe County, Kentucky, pg 417

Henry Bushong Sr. 80M Virginia Isabel 82F Virginia

Listed in the Bushong Bible of Mrs. John Owens of Monroe County,Kentucky: (Copy of Bible is also with Monroe County, Kentucky Historical Society.


1 John Bushong, born 4 July 1794
2. Mary G. Bushong, born 13 February 1797
3. Ann Bushong, 4 December 1798
4. James Bushong, 13 July 1801
5. Samuel Bushong, 11 October 1803
6. Henry Bushong, 20 July 1805

February 22, 2001

By: Ernest David Rayburn, Aledo, TX 76008

Also, Information From:

Patty Woodall, Beautiful Crow Creek, Alabama Ellen Summers Marmor, North Carolina