Katy Reasoner Conner

Stories of Guernsey County by Wm. Wolfe Page 1024

     Catherine, daughter of John and Elizabeth Wilson Thompson Reasoner, born March 25, 1805, was the first white child born in what is now Guernsey county.  She married Thomas E. Conner and lived in the township all her life, dying at the age of eighty-four.  Her body lies in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, just over the line in Muskingum county.  Elizabeth Wilson Thompson Reasoner, who was buried in the same cemetery died at the age of eighty-three.  Elizabeth Conner Morgan, daughter of Catherine Reasoner Conner, was ninety-two years of age at the time of her death in 1931.  It is interesting to note that the lives of a mother an daughter spanned 126 years of Guernsey county history, and that the mother was the first child to be born in the county.



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