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Joshua P. Adwell
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Birth: unknown
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1856
Munfordville
Hart County
Kentucky, USA

Son of John Adwell, Jr. and Mary Hale. Born bet. 1820-1825. Charged the murder of Radford T. Bailey along with his brother John. Josh Adwell petitioned the court for a change of venue from Barren Co. which was granted. The record of the remainder of the (Josh) Adwell case was handed down in Hart Co. by word of mouth. Tradition is that Josh Adwell was tried in Hart Circuit Court, convicted, and hanged on a walnut tree in the river bottom below Munfordville. 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
Mary Caroline Adwell Church
John Adwell
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# 91418344
Joshua P. Adwell
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Added by: Carla Hagan Barbour
 
 
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Sleep in peace, Cousin
- Shoshana
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014
With deep love and sorrow your cousin
- Gail Lyons Grier
 Added: Jun. 28, 2012
 
 
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