Ballard County, Ky
Milburn
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Crystal Dingler, County Coordinator
Perils of Kentucky Unionists The Louisville Louisville Democrat says : "Mr. B. H. Humphrey, who lived near Melburn. in Ballard county, Ky., owning a farm and some servants, was compelled to leave his home. Simeon Humphrey, a cousin, and Robert H. Humphrey, a large property owner, was also compelled to leave. "Mr. Summers, after getting his family across the Tennessee river, went back with his two sons, resolved to defend his property, including twenty or thirty servants. We have not heard the result. The cause of this treatment is, that these men are for the Union. They had the choice to take the oath to the Confederate States, leave, or be killed,"

Hartford Courant,  23 Aug 1861, Fri,  Page 2
Neighborhood Kewn. From Colnmbui Timn. Manned, at Milburn, Ky., on the bride's father, Mr. Georce Witty to Miss Allie Cook. Mr. J. L. Henderson and Miss Martha Southerncer were united this morning in tho holy bonds of matrimony by the Rev. Mr. "Wiggins, of this place, at the office of L. S. Green, deputy county clerk, llie happy couple were from county. I'nii Unjneld Monitor. Miss Emma Read died Dub- If.

The Hickman Courier
(Hickman, Kentucky)
17 Apr 1885, Fri  Page 3
Ben Summers, colored, died at Milburn, aged 111 years. He recalled being water boy at the building of the Louisville canal.

The Breckenridge News
(Cloverport, Kentucky)
19 Jan 1916, Wed  Page 3
We learn that Dr. Speed Slaughter, of Milburn, Ballard County, Ky., a highly respected and esteemed physician ot that city, died of congestion of the brain last Friday. He was a prominent and influential Republican of Ballard, and at the time of his death was postmaster at Milburn.

The Cairo Bulletin
(Cairo, Illinois)

From Columbus News. Married, at Milburn, Ky., on the 1st inst., at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. Georce Witty to Miss Allie Cook.

Mr. J. L. Henderson and Miss Martha Southernger were united this morning in tho holy bonds of matrimony by the Rev. Mr. Wiggins, of this place, at the office of L. S. Green, deputy county clerk, The happy couple were from county.

The Hickman Courier,  17 Apr 1885, Fri,  Page 3