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  • ID: I10205
  • Name: Joseph Holmes Desha 9th Gov. of Ky.
  • Prefix: The Hon. Maj.Gen.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 9 DEC 1768 in Monroe Co., PA 1
  • Residence: ABT 1781 Fayette Co., Ky.
  • Note: moved with parents 2
  • Residence: ca 1784-1792 nr Nashville, Tennessee
  • Note: moved with parents 2
  • Residence: 1792 Madison Co., Ky.
  • Note: moved with wife 2
  • Residence: 1811 "Desha Glen," Mason Co., Ky. 3
  • Death: 11 OCT 1842 in Georgetown, Ky. 4
  • Death: 11 OCT 1842 in Georgetown, Scott Co., Ky. 5
  • Death: 12 OCT 1842 in Harrison Co., Ky 6 7
  • Burial: Georgetown Cemetery, Scott Co., Ky 8 9
  • Occupation: soldier, statesman
  • OFC: Gov. of Ky. 1824-1828
  • PPTY: Democratic Republican, supporter of the "Relief Movement" 10
  • OFC: Member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Ky., 1807-1819. 1
  • OFC: St Senate 1803-07
  • Note: 11 11 12 Mvd to KY in 1792 and was elected Gov. in 1824. Gilbert Stuart portrait (photo) & biography in "Ky.Ante-Bellum Portraiture." Introduced bill in Congress that adopted present design of U.S. flag.. Jouett portraits
  • Text: pp. 126-127
  • Text: #'s 126 & 127, p. 20
  • Military: 13 Indian Wars under Gen. Wayne (1794), War of 1812 Capt. of recruiting station in Glasgow, Ky.
  • Text: p.46
  • Military: 3 Indian Wars & War of 1812
  • Text: details
  • Note: 14 Auchincloss, refering to the Kentucky Desha family, alledges "LBJ (# 46962) was a scion of that clan," however I have not found such a connection. --AGP
  • Text: p. 46
  • MILF: Y
  • Change Date: 18 FEB 2009



    Father: Robert Desha (Patriot) b: ABT 1738
    Mother: Elinor Wheeler b: 1740 in Bucks Co., PA

    Marriage 1 Margaret "Peggy" BledsoE b: 7 JUL 1773 in Loudoun Co., VA.
    • Married: 31 DEC 1789 in Sumner Co., Tenn. 15 16
    Children
    1. Has No Children Benjamin Desha b: 24 DEC 1790
    2. Has No Children Rachael Desha b: 7 JUL 1794
    3. Has No Children Robert Desha b: 20 JUN 1796
    4. Has No Children Isaac Desha b: 9 JAN 1798
    5. Has Children Eleanor Desha b: 20 FEB 1800 in Mason Co., KY
    6. Has No Children Isaac Bledsoe Desha b: 1 JAN 1802
    7. Has Children John Randolph Desha b: 25 JUN 1804 in Mason Co., KY
    8. Has No Children Marcus Brutus Desha b: 30 APR 1806
    9. Has Children Adelade D'Armely Desha b: 31 MAY 1808 in Mason Co., KY
    10. Has No Children Alvira Desha b: 26 APR 1810
    11. Has Children Lucius Junius Brutus Desha b: 25 APR 1812 in "Desha Glen," Mason Co., KY
    12. Has No Children Joseph Holmes Desha b: 12 APR 1815 in Mason Co., KY
    13. Has No Children infant Desha

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Title: Kentucky Encyclopedia, The
      Publication: The University Press of Kentucky, publisher
      Repository: Collection, A. G. P, Woodford Co., Ky. (2003)
    2. Type: Book
      Author: Harrison, Lowell H., editor
      Title: Kentucky's Governors
      Publication: University Press of Kentucky
      Detail: www.kentuckypress.com
      Repository: Collection, A.G.P., Woodford Co., Ky
    3. Type: Book
      Title: Historic Kentucky
      Author: J. Winston Coleman, Jr.
      Publication: Henry Clay Press, Lexington, Nov. 1967
      Detail: some parts courtesy Lexington Herald-Leader
      Repository: Collection, AGP
    4. Type: Book
      Title: Historic Sumner Co., Tenn., Genealogies of the Bledsoe, Cage, & Douglas Families
      Author: by Jay Guy Cisco
      Publication: pub. Kolk-Keelin Printing Co., 1909
      Detail: From library of Martha Bledsoe Cates
      Repository: now in collection of A. G. P.
      Text: p.171
    5. Type: Web Site
      Title: "Find A Grave - Kentucky"
      Date: Viewed 13 June 2004
      Repository: Printout, collection of AGP
    6. Type: Book
      Author: Whitley, Edna Talbott (Mrs. Wade Hampton Whitley)
      Title: Kentucky Ante-Bellum Portraiture
      Detail: Photos from N.S. Colonial Dames' collection (Kentucky)
      Publication: NS Col Dames of Am., Commonwlth of Ky.
      Repository: Collection, AGP
      Text: p126
    7. Type: Book
      Author: Harrison, Lowell H., editor
      Title: Kentucky's Governors
      Publication: University Press of Kentucky
      Detail: www.kentuckypress.com
      Repository: Collection, A.G.P., Woodford Co., Ky
      Text: p.32
    8. Type: Book
      Title: Historic Sumner Co., Tenn., Genealogies of the Bledsoe, Cage, & Douglas Families
      Author: by Jay Guy Cisco
      Publication: pub. Kolk-Keelin Printing Co., 1909
      Detail: From library of Martha Bledsoe Cates
      Repository: now in collection of A. G. P.
      Text: p.170
    9. Type: Web Site
      Title: "Find A Grave - Kentucky"
      Date: Viewed 13 June 2004
      Repository: Printout, collection of AGP
      Text: Joseph Holmes Desha
    10. Type: Book
      Title: Kentucky Encyclopedia, The
      Publication: The University Press of Kentucky, publisher
      Repository: Collection, A. G. P, Woodford Co., Ky. (2003)
      Text: p.264
    11. Type: Book
      Author: Whitley, Edna Talbott (Mrs. Wade Hampton Whitley)
      Title: Kentucky Ante-Bellum Portraiture
      Detail: Photos from N.S. Colonial Dames' collection (Kentucky)
      Publication: NS Col Dames of Am., Commonwlth of Ky.
      Repository: Collection, AGP
    12. Type: Booklet/Pamphlet
      Author: Martin, Mrs. Wm. H.
      Title: Catalogue of Paintings by Matthew Harris Jouett
      Publication: J. B. Speed Memorial Museum, 1939
      Place: Louisville, Jefferson Co., Ky.
      Repository: Collection, AGP (Copy #2)
    13. Type: Book
      Author: Gorin, Franklin (1798-1877)
      Title: "The Times of Long Ago, Barren County, Kentucky"
      Page: 131 pages
      Publication: John P. Morton & Co., Inc., Louisville, 1929
      Detail: Presented to my mother, AMG age 10, in 1929 by her mother LWWG
      Repository: Collection, A.G.P., gift from AGB & LWWG (1959)
    14. Type: Book
      Author: Auchhincloss, Louis
      Title: The Vanderbilt Era
      Detail: Profiles of a Guilded Age
      Publication: Chas. Scribner's Sons, N.Y.
      Repository: Library of AGP
    15. Type: Book
      Title: Historic Sumner Co., Tenn., Genealogies of the Bledsoe, Cage, & Douglas Families
      Author: by Jay Guy Cisco
      Publication: pub. Kolk-Keelin Printing Co., 1909
      Detail: From library of Martha Bledsoe Cates
      Repository: now in collection of A. G. P.
      Text: p.170,date
    16. Type: Book
      Author: Whitley, Edna Talbott (Mrs. Wade Hampton Whitley)
      Title: Kentucky Ante-Bellum Portraiture
      Detail: Photos from N.S. Colonial Dames' collection (Kentucky)
      Publication: NS Col Dames of Am., Commonwlth of Ky.
      Repository: Collection, AGP
      Text: p. 126, year & place
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