The Jessamine County Historical Society recently cleaned up the Offutt family cemetery off Tates Creek Road and hopes to repair shattered tombstones. The cemetery includes the parents and other relatives of Denton Offutt, a one-time Lexington horse trainer who hired a young Abraham Lincoln at his general store in Illinois.
The Jessamine County Historical Society recently cleaned up the Offutt family cemetery off Tates Creek Road and hopes to repair shattered tombstones. The cemetery includes the parents and other relatives of Denton Offutt, a one-time Lexington horse trainer who hired a young Abraham Lincoln at his general store in Illinois. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
The Jessamine County Historical Society recently cleaned up the Offutt family cemetery off Tates Creek Road and hopes to repair shattered tombstones. The cemetery includes the parents and other relatives of Denton Offutt, a one-time Lexington horse trainer who hired a young Abraham Lincoln at his general store in Illinois. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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