Metcalfe County Genealogy

Old Metcalfe County Photos


Contributed by Jeanette Douglas Denton

l-r: Sally Gertrude "Sissie," Mary Katherine (Poynter), Ora Lee, Adolphus Lee, holding James Sherman, and Jessie Edward Douglas.

Sally Gerturde Douglas - aka "Sissie" (1905-1988) married #1 Frank Thompson with whom she had one son. They divorced and she later married Reuel L. Overfelt. She is buried in the Glasgow Memoral Gardens in Barren Co KY.

Mary Katherine (Poynter) Douglas (1882-1945) was the daughter of James Abner & Lauretha F. "Fanny" (Williams) Poynter. She married Adolphus Lee Douglas on 23 May 1901 in Edmonton, Metcalfe Co KY. She and Adolphus had 8 children together. She is buried in the Douglas - Poynter Cemetery in Northern Metcalfe Co.

Ora Lee Douglas (1906-1986) married William "Bill" McCandless. She is buried in the Center - Asbury Cemetery near Center, in Metcalfe County.

Adolphus Lee Douglas (1882-1975) was the son of James L. and Larvonia Elbridge (Gossett) Douglas. He is buried in the Douglas - Poynter Cemetery in Northern Metcalfe Co.

James Sherman Douglas (1908-1987) married Ruby Lee (Irwin) Douglas on 21 December 1934 in Metcalfe County. He is buried in the Cosby Cemetery in Hart County, KY.

Jessie Edward (1903-1969) married Mamie Ethel (Walton) Douglas. He is buried in the Houk Cemetery in Metcalfe Co.

Photo taken about 1909-1910.

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