Shelbyville ky dating

After the Louisville and Frankfort Railroad was constructed near the road in present-day Cherokee Gardens in 1849, the turnpike company rerouted and constructed a new road nearby (originally known as the "Shelbyville Branch", now Lexington Avenue in Louisville) which was completed in 1851.

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The late 19th Century also saw a public water system, electricity, and libraries brought to the town.

Following the Spanish–American War, 116 men from Shelbyville made up Company C of the 161st Regiment of Indiana Volunteer Infantry, which made up part of the occupation force in Cuba.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the city was $37,607, and the median income for a family was $44,481.

Males had a median income of $30,913 versus $24,710 for females. About 12.5% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.0% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.

Dave Martin attacked the Shelby County Courthouse, attempting to seize its cache of muskets. A black man named Owen was also killed in the exchange, having been forced to hold the guerillas' horses for them.

Martin himself missed the gunfight, as he was held up outside the jail behind the courthouse when the jailer's wife Mrs.

Baker, and fatally wounding bystander Merrett Redding.

Taken to Louisville, Terrell avoided trial owing to the gravity of his wound and returned home to Harrisonville in October.

In response to the slaughter of 35 Union cowboys by Confederate guerrillas in Shelby County and to William Clarke Quantrill's entrance into Kentucky, Gen.

John Palmer placed 30 members of the Shelby County Home Guard and its captain Edwin Terrell on the federal payroll on April 1, 1865.

The men roamed Shelby and its surrounding counties, persecuting Confederate guerrillas and Southern sympathizers.

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