Attorneys engaged in the
suits over the town site of Falmouth, on account of
conflict between the land patents of Holt Richardson
and of Samuel Meredith.
Born in 1773, in Bedford County
Virginia. His parents settled at Harrodsburg when
Isham was quite young, and where he was educated.
Began practicing law at Versailles, but later
located at Frankfort.
1812 elected to the State
Senate for Franklin County.
1815 elected to U S Senate and
reelected in 1820 and served until 1825.
Died Sept 21, 1837 at his
residence near Frankfort.
Biog. Enc of Ky. p. 130 (1877)
George M. Bibb
Born Oct 30, 1776, in Prince
Edward County, Va., son of Rev. Richard Bibb, a
distinguished clergyman of the Episcopal Churc.
Judge Bibb graduated in letters at Hampden Sidney
and William and Mary Colleges/ He studied law,
practiced for a time in Va., and settled in
Lexington in 1798.
Was appointed one of the Judges
of the Court of Appeals in 1808; was appointed Chief
Justice in 1809 by Gov. Scott. Resigned in 1810; was
appointed again under Gov Desna in 1827.
Elected to U S Senate in 1811,
resigned in 1814. Was again elected and served in
the Senate from 1829 to 1835.
From 1835 to 1844 was
Chancellor of Louisville Chancery Court. Resigned
the position of Chancellor to become Secretary of
the Treasury under President Tyler. At the close of
that administration, he entered upon the practice of
law in the District of Columbia. He died in
Georgetown, D. C. April 14, 1859.
Born Jan 16, 1775 in Penn.,
while his parents were on the way from Va. To
Kentucky; was oldest son of Charles Wickliffe and
his wife Lydia Hardin. His family came from End.,
about the middle of the 18th century. His
father settled in Nelson Co. Ky/ Robert read law
with Geo Nicholas; was elected to Legislature from
Fayette Co in 1819, 1823 and 1825. From 1825 to 1833
was a State Senator. Died Sept 1, 1859. He was a
noted and successful real estate lawyer.