Born and reared in the Mammoth Cave area, "A.A." lost his father at thirteen years of age and under the guidance and tutorship of his mother and uncle "Samp" was educated both in and out of the county and was first a one-room school teacher, later a farmer and breeder of choice livestock, a buyer of railroad cross-tie timber, operator of three general merchandise stores in Brownsville and Mammoth Cave and developed and operated the public telephone system of Edmonson County until he died. He also served as Kentucky State Representative and Senator for a number of years during which time he was chairman of the committee commissioned to create the Mammoth Cave Park.
In 1898, "A.A." was married to Ada Jones (1877- 1901), daughter of J.B. and Ernest S. Jones to whom were born Zora (Thacker) (1900-1982) who married Rev. A.A. Thacker of Logan County and Roma A. (1901-1969) who devoted a lite time to the education of Edmonson County's youth. He married Eva Wells of Todd Co., KY.
In 1903, "A.A." was married to Ellen Dossey (1876-1934), daughter of P.M. and Alice Holman Dossey who gave birth to eight children: Truman H. (1904- 1970), County Attorney of Edmonson County from 1936 to 1970. Married Blanche Skaggs of Lock #6 Brownsville, Zula (Davis) (1906-1982), married Oval Davis of Edmonson County; Lama (1908-1968), married Gladys Rich of Edmonson County, was State Representative, Edmonson County Court Clerk, State Fire Marshall and United States Marshall of the Western District of Federal Courts; Bela (1910-1985), Edmonson County Court Clerk secretary, court stenographer and executive secretary of the A.S.C. S. Office of Edmonson County, Granvel (1912-1972), department executive of the Colgate Palmolive Pete Company; Russel (1916- ), Department executive of the Mengel Manufacturing Company of Louisville. Married Beatrice Elmore of Warren Co., KY; Bourbon (1918- ), unemployed, handicapped; Vena (Robinson) (1920- ), married Richard V. Robinson of California.
"A.A." Demunbrun died in Brownsville April,1948 and was buried between his two wives in the Good Spring Church Cemetery near Mammoth Cave.
From http://pragland.home.mindspring.com/ PS02/PS02_117.HTM (retrieved Jan 2009) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~