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Mark Goodwin, son of Rev Goodwin, who was a Methodist Circuit Rider. The original name of Grassy Creek was Goodwin's Chapel. Rev Goodwin was the uncle of Elizabeth Higgenbotham, wife of Calvin Stamper

Calvin eloped with Elizabeth one night during a party while her father, Mr Higgenbotham was away with the slaves. The two girls rode horses with Calvin Stamper and ____ ____
Negro Mammy came also with them to Grassy Creek, Ky.

Barbara Stamper Isom; d/o Woodrow and Georgia (Caskey) Stamper

The Stamper Family Project
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