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Richard Wilburn

Name
Richard Wilburn
Given names
Richard
Surname
Wilburn
Birth of a brotherEdward Wilburn Jr.
1770

Kentucky County, Virginia Formed December 31, 1776

Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
Articles of Confederation November 17, 1777

Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished June 30, 1780

Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia.[1] These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
Birth of a sisterTemperance Wilburn
1782

Kentucky Becomes 15th State June 25, 1792

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Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792

Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
George Washington Relected December 5, 1792

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
Death of a fatherEdward Wilburn
1806

Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed January 8, 1810

Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
New Madrid Earthquake December 16, 1811

Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
Death of a brotherThomas Wilburn
1817

Death of a brotherJohn Wilburn
1819

Death of a brotherZachariah Wilburn
1819

Harlan County, Kentucky Formed January 28, 1819

Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
Death of a sisterLydia Wilburn
1824

Death of a brotherLewis Wilburn
1824

Death of a sisterJane Wilburn
between 1820 and 1828

Death of a sisterSusannah Wilburn
about 1828
Death of a sisterTemperance Wilburn
1830

Death of a brotherEdward Wilburn Jr.
1846

The American Civil War Begins April 12, 1861

Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
The American Civil War Ends May 13, 1865

Note: The American Civil War concludes with the surrender of Robert E. Lee in the Appomattax Courthouse at Appomattax, Virginia.
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