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John Adwell
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Birth: unknown
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1856
Glasgow
Barren County
Kentucky, USA

Son of John Adwell, Jr. and Mary Hale. Born bet. 1820-1825. From Barren Co. case files on John Adwell, for the murder of Radford T. Bailey: "I certify that pursuant to a warrant signed by the Governor of KY and directed to me as Sheriff of Barren Co, I did on the 15th day of August 1856, as directed in said warrant, convey John Adwell named in said warrant to the first hollow on Bowling Green rd near Wm Gibbs' and there and then hanged him by the neck until he was dead. /s/ HP Curd, Sheriff of Barren Co." Said to be buried in unmarked grave. Another man confessed years later that he was the killer and the Adwell brothers were innocent.

Siblings:
Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Adwell Richards
Joshua P. Adwell
Mary Caroline Adwell Church
Nancy Jane Adwell Church 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary Hale Adwell (1794 - 1870)
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Ann Adwell Richards*
  Joshua P. Adwell (____ - 1856)*
  John Adwell (____ - 1856)
  Mary Caroline Adwell Church (1824 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: UNMARKED GRAVE
 
Burial:
Pace-Nunn-Dugantown Cemetery
Lecta
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Laura J. Stewart
Record added: Jun 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91417933
John Adwell
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- Shoshana
 Added: Mar. 18, 2013
With love and sorrow your cousin
- Gail Lyons Grier
 Added: Jun. 28, 2012
 
 
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