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 In [[1839]], James Dinsmore purchased approximately 700 acres in Boone County, Kentucky. He and his family settled there, growing grapes, raising sheep and growing willows for a basket-making business. Their house was completed in [[1842]]. ​ [[james_dinsmore|James]] and [[martha_keturah_macomb_dinsmore|Martha Dinsmore]] had three daughters, [[isabella_ramsay_dinsmore_flandrau|Isabella]],​ [[julia dinsmore|Julia]] and Susan. Isabella married and had two daughters, [[martha_macomb_flanrau_selmes|Martha (Patty)]] and [[sarah_gibson_flandrau_cutcheon|Sarah (Sally)]]. Susan died at age 15 in a boating accident. Julia never married and inherited the [[dinsmore homestead|farm]] in [[1872]]. She operated it successfully for 54 years until her death at age 93. In [[1839]], James Dinsmore purchased approximately 700 acres in Boone County, Kentucky. He and his family settled there, growing grapes, raising sheep and growing willows for a basket-making business. Their house was completed in [[1842]]. ​ [[james_dinsmore|James]] and [[martha_keturah_macomb_dinsmore|Martha Dinsmore]] had three daughters, [[isabella_ramsay_dinsmore_flandrau|Isabella]],​ [[julia dinsmore|Julia]] and Susan. Isabella married and had two daughters, [[martha_macomb_flanrau_selmes|Martha (Patty)]] and [[sarah_gibson_flandrau_cutcheon|Sarah (Sally)]]. Susan died at age 15 in a boating accident. Julia never married and inherited the [[dinsmore homestead|farm]] in [[1872]]. She operated it successfully for 54 years until her death at age 93.
  
-The Dinsmores were a well-educated and well-traveled family. James Dinsmore'​s great-grandaughter [[isabella_d._selmes_ferguson_greenway_king|Isabella]] (1886-1953) was involved in national politics in the early 20th-century and was a life-long friend of Elinor ​Roosevelt. While living in Arizona in 1933, [[isabella_d._selmes_ferguson_greenway_king|Isabella Selmes Ferguson Greenway King]] was elected Arizona'​s first female Congresswoman. In addition, Theodore Roosevelt was a great fan of [[julia_dinsmore|Miss Julia]]'​s poetry and did make a visit to the farm.+The Dinsmores were a well-educated and well-traveled family. James Dinsmore'​s great-grandaughter [[isabella_d._selmes_ferguson_greenway_king|Isabella]] (1886-1953) was involved in national politics in the early 20th-century and was a life-long friend of Eleanor ​Roosevelt. While living in Arizona in 1933, [[isabella_d._selmes_ferguson_greenway_king|Isabella Selmes Ferguson Greenway King]] was elected Arizona'​s first female Congresswoman. In addition, Theodore Roosevelt was a great fan of [[julia_dinsmore|Miss Julia]]'​s poetry and did make a visit to the farm.
  
  
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