The Dismukes Family in Kentucky and Missouri: Before 1870

The Dismukes Family in Kentucky and Missouri: Before 1870

by Virginia Barrs


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Using original records, and historical events, the lives of Dismukes family members who lived in Kentucky and Missouri before 1870 are explored. Meet James Dismukes who was the first to migrate west just after the American Revolution. His two sons were among the Kentucky volunteers at the Battle of Fallen Timbers. One of his son, Joseph Dismukes was the first family member to migrate to Missouri. Trace the lives of Dismukes and their descendants from southern Virginia who migrated to western Kentucky, where cotton was 'King'. Follow the life of Dr. John Lynch Dismukes, dedicated surgeon of the Confederacy, and protector of war veterans. Included is not only a complete list of sources, but copious notes to guide future research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781514824450
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/09/2015
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Virginia (Dismuke) Barrs is author of The Dismukes Family in Virginia and The Dismukes Family in the Carolinas. She has spent years traveling to archives and county courthouses locating Dismukes family records, which are used as the basis for relating stories of this family.

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