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History of Maysville and Mason County, Kentucky

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By: G. Glenn Clift,  Pub. 1936, Reprinted 2019, 472 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-572-3.

Mason County was created in 1788 as one of the nine counties from the Kentucky District.  It was taken from Bourbon County in 1788 and lies in the northeastern corner of the state bordering Ohio.  This book is a traditional county history book that covers the usual topics.  It also has considerable material bearing on the history of Washington, the early county seat, and Maysville, or Limestone as it was known in pioneer days.  Approximately 1/3 of this book is devoted to county records and pension papers of soldiers who served in the Revolutionary War, Indian Wars, War of 1812; A list of men who served in the War of 1812 and wills of these pioneers settlers from 1791-1810.