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Joseph Frazier Bosworth[1]

Male 1866 - 1914  (47 years)


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  • Name Joseph Frazier Bosworth 
    Born Oct 03, 1866  Fayette county, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Apr 26, 1914  Middlesboro, Bell county, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Middlesboro Cemetery, Middlesboro, Bell county, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • He was an attorney, coal operator and legislator in Middlesboro, KY and served as Kentucky state senator and speaker of the House of Representatives. He was known as the author of a Kentucky Modern Good Roads movement beginning about 1904 and resulting in "The Bosworth and Wyatt Good Roads Constitutional Amendment" which permitted the state of Kentucky to lend funds and credit to aide counties and road districts in building permanent highways.  The Kencutky Department of Good Roads and the office of state road commissioner was instituted from this in 1912. In 1909 he was elected the first president of the Kentucky Good Roads Association and was known as the "Father of Good Roads" in Kentucky. He served as general manager and director of the Yellow Creek Coal Company and as vice president and director of the Mingo Coal and Coke Company of Middlesborough. He also served as president of the Appalachian Indemnity Insurance Company of Louisville, KY.
    Person ID I91167  mykindred
    Last Modified Mar 31, 2019 

    Father Benijah Bosworth,   b. Jul 06, 1834, Philadelphia, Maury county, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Mary E. Cloud,   b. Oct 30, 1839, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 29, 1918, Lexington, Fayette county, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1859  Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      1880 Census Place: Sandersville, Fayette, Kentucky T9-0412, p 194A
      Benijah BOSWORTH, head,  M,  W, 45, TN, Farmer, KY, KY
      Mary BOSWORTH, wife, F, W, 40,, KY, keeping house, KY, KY
      Henry BOSWORTH, son, M, W, 20, KY, at home, KY, KY
      Clowd BOSWORTH, son, M, W, 18, KY, at home, KY, KY
      Hatty BOSWORTH, dau, F, W, 16, KY, at home, KY, KY
      Joseph BOSWORTH son, M, W, 14, KY, at school, KY, KY
      Lewis BOSWORTH, son, M,  W, 12, KY, at school, KY, KY
      Clifford BOSWORTH, son, M,  W, 10, KY, at school, KY, KY
      Powell BOSWORTH, son, M,  W, 8, KY, KY, KY
      Beni. BOSWORTH, son, M,  W, 5 KY, KY, KY
      Mary BOSWORTH, dau, F,  W, 2 KY, KY, KY
      Edward BROWN, other, M, W, 21, KY, Teaching School, KY, KY
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    Family ID F30450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Veal,   b. Oct 18, 1869,   d. Jul 27, 1955  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Aug 1890  Tazewell, Claiborne county, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Joseph F. Bosworth, Jr.,   b. Sep 13, 1891,   d. Oct 08, 1939  (Age 48 years)
    +2. Eleanora Bosworth,   b. Aug 30, 1899,   d. Feb 07, 1950  (Age 50 years)
    Family ID F63408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Bosworth, Joseph F. (1866-1911)
    Bosworth, Joseph F. (1866-1911)

  • Sources 
    1. [S1550] Gedcom - Raschke, Elaine.