Don and his wife Sue purchased Vest funeral home in 1969. Don graduated from St. James Catholic high school in chester. We owe to this community an enormous amount of gratitude in accepting our family.
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Facts about the city
- Some of the notable people born here have been: (samuel y. gordon), (william hayden english), and (william harrison mace).
Lexington is an unincorporated community in Lexington Township, Scott County, Indiana, United States, located about 10 miles west of the Ohio River and 28 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky. The town itself was founded before Indiana became the 19th state in 1816 and was located in Jefferson County at the time it was platted. It was the original county seat from 1820 to 1874, before local leaders decided on a more central location at nearby Scottsburg, which created animosity between the residents of the two towns for several decades afterwards.
It was noted on April 30th, 2019 that Susan Marie Lawrence (Stuntebeck) perished in Lexington, Indiana. Ms. Lawrence was 51 years old and was born in Ft Thomas, KY. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Susan Marie's life.
It was noted by The Daily Herald on December 30th, 2018 that Wilma J Riplinger (Deberry) died in Mundelein, Illinois. Ms. Riplinger was 91 years old and was born in Lexington, IN. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Wilma J's life.
It was disclosed by The Daily Herald on February 19th, 2016 that Elizabeth L Moore (Deberry) perished in Illinois. Ms. Moore was 80 years old and was born in Lexington, IN. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Elizabeth L's life.
It was written on March 4th, 2015 that Nancy Lee Rutherford (Banker) passed away in Lexington, Indiana. Ms. Rutherford was 70 years old and was born in Hamilton, OH. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nancy Lee's life.
It was noted on January 25th, 2012 that Sarah Mae King (Hostetler) passed away in Lexington, Indiana. Ms. King was 78 years old and was born in Hartville, OH. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Sarah Mae's life.
Due to its location in the southeastern portion of the county, there were several unsuccessful attempts at relocating the county seat to a more central location, which did not actually occur until 1874 when it was relocated to Scottsburg, the name of which at the time was spelled "Scottsburgh". It was the original county seat from 1820 to 1874 before local leaders decided on a more central location at nearby Scottsburg, Indiana which created animosity between the residents of the two towns for several decades afterwards.
Lexington was originally settled in 1804 and platted in 1810. Records were removed from the courthouse at night to avoid a civil war between residents. The infamous Reno Gang who committed the first and second train robberies in the United States were held at the Scott County Jail in Lexington in 1868 for the robbery which occurred on May 22 at Marshfield, now a defunct community north of Scottsburg, Indiana. The town itself was founded before Indiana became the 19th state in 1816 and was located in Jefferson County at the time it was platted.
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