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Martin County Kentucky Historical Markers

Henry L. Clay, D.D. Marker image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
Henry L. Clay, D.D. Marker
Kentucky (Martin County), Inez — 814 — County Named, 1870 / Henry L. Clay, D.D.
County Named, 1870 For Col. John P. Martin, born Va. 1811, came to Kentucky in 1828. State House of Representatives, 1841-43; U.S. Congress, 1845-47. State Senator, 1857-61. Delegate from State at large to Democratic National Convention, . . . — Map (db m136957) HM
Kentucky (Martin County), Inez — 729 — Pioneer Ward / Educator Ward
Pioneer Ward James Ward born in Virginia, 1758. He settled on Rockcastle Creek, three miles south of here, where he lived 50 years and died, 1848. Private, Virginia regiments, War of the Revolution, 1775-76, 1778. Came to Kentucky, 1779. . . . — Map (db m136959) HM
Kentucky (Martin County), Inez — 1316 — William McCoy, Sr. / Lewis Dempsey
William McCoy, Sr. Noted local attorney. Born at Pleasant, 1873. Read law, was admitted to bar in 1896. Martin County attorney, 1906-1914. Considered an expert on old land patents and deeds of eastern Ky. Interest in education led to . . . — Map (db m136953) HM
Kentucky (Martin County), Warfield — 726 — Warfield / A Warfield Skirmish
Warfield First Martin County seat, 1870. Established about 1850 as a coal, salt and lumber community by George Rogers Clark Floyd and John Warfield of Va. mountains. Products shipped by river boats to Catlettsburg. Floyd was son of one . . . — Map (db m136653) HM

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