From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (source)

The first oil well in Kentucky; notes on the history, geology, production and present status of the Beatty Oil Well, drilled in Wayne, now McCreary County, Kentucky, in the year 1818

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Willard Rouse Jillson

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NKAA Entry:  McCreary County (KY) Free Blacks and Free Mulattoes, 1920-1930

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