County Named, 1803

301 Main St, Greenup, KY

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"For Christopher Greenup, governor of Ky., 1804-08. Born Va., 1750, officer in American Revolution. Began law practice in Ky., 1783. Clerk of Va. court for district of Ky., 1785-92. Member, conventions for Ky. statehood, 1784, '85, '88. Elected one of the first two Ky. members of U.S. Congress, 1793-97. Presidential elector, 1808. Died, 1818, buried in Frankfort Cemetery."

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  • October 27, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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