Edward King Owsley


This photo is in a small, gold-lined case. Edward King Owsley presented it to his bride, Alice Bagby, at the time of their wedding in December 1860. The photo is a copy of the photo in its original case, which is owned by Winton Owsley of Owensboro, Kentucky.

Edward King Owsley was born in Burkesville, Kentucky on March 25, 1820. he was proprietor of Mammoth Cave and Hotel at the time of their marriage and operated the hotel through the Civil War years.

We have no contemporary picture of his wife, Alice Bagby Owsley, who survived into the 20th century.


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