Bullitt County History

Kentucky Water Babies

The Lima News (Lima, Ohio) reported on January 31, 1937 the birth of two babies during the flood. An image of the report is shown below.

It is likely that the "Baby Gaddy" mentioned in the article was Sam K Gaddy, born to Sam and Nellie (Fox) Gaddy of Bullitt County.


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