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Abraham Owen
Abraham Owen or Abram Owen (1769–1811) was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, in 1769. He moved to Kentucky
Kentucky
in 1785. Owen served in the wars with the Indians under generals James Wilkinson and Arthur St. Clair
Arthur St. Clair
in 1791, and served with colonel John Hardin. Owen was surveyor of Shelby County, Kentucky, in 1796. He was in the Kentucky
Kentucky
Legislature in 1798, and a member of the state constitutional convention the next year. Owen served as a colonel and as aide-de-camp to William Henry Harrison at the Battle of Tippecanoe, where he was killed in 1811. The city now known as Owensboro, Kentucky
Kentucky
established itself in 1817 with the name "Owensborough," in honor of Owen
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Prince Edward County, Virginia
Prince Edward County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,368.[1] Its county seat is Farmville.[2]Contents1 History1.1 Formation and county seats 1.2 Railroads 1.3 Desegregation 1.4 Massive Resistance 1.5 Private education since 1964 1.6 Robert Russa Moton Museum2 Geography2.1 Adjacent counties 2.2 Major highways3 Demographics3.1 Poverty4 Education 5 Politics 6 Communities6.1 Towns 6.2 Census-designated place 6.3 Other places7 See also 8 Notable people 9 References 10 Further reading 11 External linksHistory[edit]Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany, for whom the county was namedFormation and county seats[edit] Prince Edward County, Virginia was formed in the Virginia Colony in 1754 from Amelia County
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Kentucky
Kentucky
Kentucky
(/kənˈtʌki/ ( listen) kən-TUK-ee), officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Although styled as the "State of Kentucky" in the law creating it,[5] Kentucky
Kentucky
is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth (the others being Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts). Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky
Kentucky
became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky
Kentucky
is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States. Kentucky
Kentucky
is known as the "Bluegrass State", a nickname based on the bluegrass found in many of its pastures due to the fertile soil
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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Find A Grave
Find A Grave is a website that allows the public to search and add to an online database of cemetery records. It is owned by Ancestry.com. It receives and uploads digital photographs of headstones from burial sites, taken by unpaid volunteers at cemeteries
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Wales
Wales
Wales
(/ˈweɪlz/ ( listen); Welsh: Cymru [ˈkəmri] ( listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and the island of Great Britain.[8] It is bordered by England
England
to the east, the Irish Sea
Irish Sea
to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel
Bristol Channel
to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon
Snowdon
(Yr Wyddfa), its highest summit
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Dolgellau
Dolgellau
Dolgellau
(Welsh pronunciation: [dɔlˈɡɛɬaɨ]; formerly Dolgell(e)y [dɔlˈɡɛɬi]; see below)[2] is a market town in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, lying on the River Wnion, a tributary of the River Mawddach. It is traditionally the county town of the historic county of Merionethshire
Merionethshire
(Welsh: Meirionnydd, Sir Feirionnydd), which lost its administrative status when Gwynedd
Gwynedd
was created in 1974
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Battle Of Tippecanoe
The Battle of Tippecanoe
Battle of Tippecanoe
(/ˌtɪpikəˈnuː/ TIP-ee-kə-NOO) was fought on November 7, 1811, in what is now Battle Ground, Indiana, between American forces led by Governor William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison
of the Indiana Territory
Indiana Territory
and Native American warriors associated with the Shawnee
Shawnee
leader Tecumseh. Tecumseh
Tecumseh
and his brother Tenskwatawa (commonly known as "The Prophet") were leaders of a confederacy of Native Americans from various tribes that opposed US expansion into Native territory
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William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison
Sr. (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was an American military officer, a principal contributor in the War of 1812, and the ninth president of the United States
United States
(1841). He was the last president born before the American Revolution, and died of pneumonia just 31 days into his term, thereby serving the shortest tenure in United States
United States
presidential history. He was the first president to die in office, and his death sparked a brief constitutional crisis. Its resolution left unsettled Constitutional questions as to the presidential line of succession until the passage of the Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States
United States
Constitution in 1967
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Shelby County, Kentucky
Shelby County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,074.[1] The county seat is Shelbyville.[2] The county was founded in 1792[3] and named for Isaac Shelby, the first Governor of Kentucky.[4] Shelby County is part of the Louisville/Jefferson County, KY–IN Metropolitan Statistical Area. Shelby County was historically a prohibition or completely dry county, but the city of Shelbyville is now wet (i.e., allows retail alcohol sales), and the county has voted WET and now allows package sales (7 days a week) and restaurants outside Shelbyville to sell alcoholic beverages by the drink if they seat at least 100 patrons and derive at least 70% of their total sales from food
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John Hardin
John Hardin (October 1, 1753 – circa May 1792) was a soldier, farmer, rancher, noted marksman and hunter. He was wounded fighting in Lord Dunmore's War; served as a Continental Army officer in the American Revolutionary War and as a Kentucky Co., Virginia militia commander in the Northwest Indian War
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Arthur St. Clair
Arthur St. Clair
Arthur St. Clair
(March 23, 1737[1] [O.S. 1736] – August 31, 1818) was an American soldier and politician. Born in Thurso, Scotland, he served in the British Army
British Army
during the French and Indian War
French and Indian War
before settling in Pennsylvania, where he held local office. During the American Revolutionary War, he rose to the rank of major general in the Continental Army, but lost his command after a controversial retreat from Fort Ticonderoga. After the war, he served as President of the Continental Congress, which during his term passed the Northwest Ordinance. He was then made governor of the Northwest Territory
Northwest Territory
in 1788, and then the portion that would become Ohio
Ohio
in 1800. In 1791, St. Clair commanded the American forces in what was the United States's worst ever defeat against the American Indians
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James Wilkinson
James Wilkinson
James Wilkinson
(March 24, 1757 – December 28, 1825) was an American soldier and statesman, who was associated with several scandals and controversies.[2] He served in the Continental Army
Continental Army
during the American Revolutionary War, but he was twice compelled to resign. He was twice the Senior Officer of the U.S. Army, appointed to be the first Governor of the Louisiana Territory
Louisiana Territory
in 1805,[3] and commanded two unsuccessful campaigns in the St. Lawrence River
St

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Native Americans In The United States
American Indian and Alaska
Alaska
Native (2010 Census Bureau)[1] One race: 2,932,248 are registered In combination with one or more of the other races listed: 2,288,331 Total: 5,220,579 ~ 1.6% of the total U.S
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Owensboro, Kentucky
59,643 (Kentucky: 4th) • Density 3,057/sq mi (1,180.4/km2) • Metro 116,506Time zone CST (UTC−6) • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)ZIP codes 42301-42304Area code(s) 270 & 364FIPS code 21-58620GNIS feature ID 0500082HighwaysWebsite www.owensboro.orgOwensboro is a home rule-class city[3] in and the county seat of[4] Daviess County, Kentucky, United States. It is the fourth-largest city in the state by population. Owensboro is located on U.S. Route 60 about 107 miles (172 km) southwest of Louisville, and is the principal city of the Owensboro metropolitan area
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Owen County, Indiana
Owen County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1920. As of 2010, the population was 21,575.[1] The county seat is Spencer.[2] Owen County is part of the Bloomington, Indiana, Metropolitan Statistical Area.Contents1 Geography1.1 Adjacent counties 1.2 Major highways2 History 3 Climate and weather 4 Government 5 Demographics 6 Cities and towns 7 Unincorporated towns 8 Townships 9 See also 10 References 11 External linksGeography[edit] According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 387.82 square miles (1,004.4 km2), of which 385.29 square miles (997.9 km2) (or 99.35%) is land and 2.54 square miles (6.6 km2) (or 0.65%) is water.[3] Adjacent counties[edit]Putnam County (north) Morgan County (northeast) Monroe County (southeast) Greene County (south) Clay County (west)Major highways[edit] U.S
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