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1. What was life like in eastern Kentucky around the middle of the 19th century?
Early life in Johnson County around 1850 can be described as rural, isolated and self-sufficient. It was a very rural county at the time. There were probably only five thousand people in the whole county - compared with 24 thousand people now.
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