William B. Head

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William B. Head born in Daviess County, Ky., Nov. 16, 1809, was a son of William Head, a native of Maryland, and an early settler of this county, coming here when people were few, and settlers went seven or eight miles to help neighbors roll logs and raise houses. William B. received a limited education in the early log school-house. He well remembers when there was but one frame house in the county, and no brick houses. He used to go to Owensboro, a distance of ten miles, to market. He was married Nov. 13, 1831, to Catharine Jarboe, daughter of Charles Jarboe. Of their ten children but five are living – James E., William T., Elizabeth A., Christina and Laura. Caroline, Charles, Frances, Elisha and Sophronia are deceased. Mr. Head owns 101½ acres of land, and is engaged in farming and stock-raising. The family are members of the Catholic church.

Source: History of Daviess County, Kentucky. Chicago: Interstate Publishing Co., 1883 Courtesy of the Daviess County Bicentennial Committee