Philpott and Ludlow family papers
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- Ludlow family (Family)
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William Philpott's son, John, had a daughter named Louisa (1810-1868) and she married John Ludlow (1800-1881). Louisa was a native of South Carolina and moved with her father to Indiana when it was still a territory. John moved to Fayette County, Indiana from Clermont County, Ohio in 1826. They had four children, including their son Henry Lewis (1838-1881).
Henry Lewis married Isabella Smiley Clemens (1833-1917), the daughter of Ross Smiley, in 1864. Ross Smiley came to Fayette County from Hamilton County, Ohio in 1830. John and Louisa had five children, including Ross S. (1867-1955) and Louis L. (1873-1950), a newspaper reporter and United States Representative from Indiana's Seventh District.
Barrows, Frederic Irving, Ed. History of Fayette County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Indianapolis: B. F. Bowen & Company, 1917.
"Louis Ludlow, 77, Ex-Congressman Dies At Capital." Connersville News-Examiner (IN), November 29, 1950.
"Philpott Family." ISLG pf 929.2 P Uncat #2, Genealogy, Indiana State Library.
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