search of the records by Dr. Geo. R. Poage revealed the very
interested fact that nine Monroe county people still own and operate
farms their ancestors acquired between February 1821, and August
1830, all prior to Monroe county’s organization. The list is
Elias Bozarth acquired on February 11, 1821, is operated by a direct
descendant, Ed. Bozarth.
acquired by John McGee, July 19, 1823, now owned and operated by Wm.
H. and Mike Scobee. (transcriber’s note: not sure if this is an
original typo of if both entries – this and the following - are
acquired by Stephen Scobee, May 5, 1825, now owned and operated by
Wm. H. and Mike Scobee.
acquired by Richard Sharp, October 28, 1826, now owned by the J.W.
acquired by John McKamey, October 26, 1827, and April 12, 1830, now
owned by Marvin McKamey.
acquired by Simeon Utterback and Abraham Utterback in 1828 and 1829,
now owned and operated by A.J. Utterback.
acquired by Samuel Curtright in 1830, now owned and operated by Tom
acquired by Stephen Dooley, August 29, 1830, now owned and operated
by W.H. Dooley.
Centennial edition of the Monroe County Appeal dated 13 Aug 1931;
submitted by Mary Beth Kirtlink.