Larue County / County Officials —- 1843

Larue County / County Officials —- 1843 (HM14QP)

Location: Hodgenville, KY 42748 Larue County
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N 37° 34.412', W 85° 44.406'

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Larue County
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Was established March 1, 1843 from part of Hardin County after debate over selection of name. An act to create Helm County honoring John LaRue Helm, then Speaker of the House, was amended by Senate to give the honor instead to Gabriel Slaughter. Compromise resulted in naming it Larue for those of that family who were among the early explorers and settlers of area.

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County Officials — 1843
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Joseph Abell, Abraham Miller, Thomas Brown, Lewis Reed, Squire LaRue, John McDougal, Marshall Scott and Jesse Rodman, Justices; Stephen Stone, Clerk; Jonathan F. Cessna, Sheriff; Wm. Elliott, Isham R. Twyman, Jediah Ashcraft, John C. Nevitt and Wm. B. Read, Constables; James Redman, Jailer; William Cessna, Representative. Court first met March 25, 1843.
HM NumberHM14QP
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1115
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 8:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 611255 N 4159245
Decimal Degrees37.57353333, -85.74010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.412', W 85° 44.406'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 24.72" N, 85° 44' 24.36" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 45 Lincoln Square, Hodgenville KY 42748, US
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