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Logan, Molly

Logan was one of the first African American women in Kentucky. A slave, she came to the state with the Benjamin Logan family on March 8, 1776. She had three little boys, Matt, David, and Isaac. The family settled in St. Asaph, a station [later Fort Logan] in Lincoln County, District of Kentucky. For more on Molly Logan see Women in Kentucky, by H. D. Irvin; and Chapter 1 of The Antislavery Movement in Kentucky by L. H. Harrison.

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